The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 570 576 589
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 75 77 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 1.15% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 70 50
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
RSpec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7508 6702 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.36% 16.13% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6547 5584 5992
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in London

RSpec
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the London region.

RSpec Salary Trend in London

RSpec
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in London

RSpec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +56 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing RSpec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RSpec.

1 121 (82.31%) Ruby
2 98 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 88 (59.86%) TDD
4 87 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 60 (40.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 58 (39.46%) BDD
7 55 (37.41%) Selenium
8 53 (36.05%) QA
9 48 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (30.61%) HTML
10 45 (30.61%) Java
11 43 (29.25%) PHP
12 41 (27.89%) CSS
12 41 (27.89%) Test Automation
12 41 (27.89%) Jenkins
13 40 (27.21%) AngularJS
14 37 (25.17%) Git (software)
14 37 (25.17%) MySQL
15 30 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (19.73%) Scrum
16 29 (19.73%) Python
17 28 (19.05%) Sass
18 27 (18.37%) E-Commerce
19 26 (17.69%) C#
20 25 (17.01%) OO
21 24 (16.33%) Hudson
22 23 (15.65%) MVC
23 22 (14.97%) Capybara
24 20 (13.61%) Amazon AWS

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing RSpec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RSpec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.76%) Node.js
2 6 (4.08%) Jetty
3 2 (1.36%) CMS
3 2 (1.36%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.80%) GitHub
3 4 (2.72%) Heroku
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.04%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.68%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) DSL
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) MySQL
2 30 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.72%) CouchDB
4 4 (2.72%) Redis
5 2 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 98 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 55 (37.41%) Selenium
3 41 (27.89%) Jenkins
4 37 (25.17%) Git (software)
5 24 (16.33%) Hudson
6 22 (14.97%) Capybara
7 17 (11.56%) Gradle
7 17 (11.56%) Maven
7 17 (11.56%) SoapUI
8 16 (10.88%) Ant
8 16 (10.88%) AnthillPro
8 16 (10.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (10.88%) TeamCity
9 15 (10.20%) JUnit
9 15 (10.20%) WATIR
9 15 (10.20%) WebDriver
10 14 (9.52%) Geb
11 11 (7.48%) Jasmine
12 10 (6.80%) SpecFlow
13 9 (6.12%) QUnit
General
1 16 (10.88%) Marketing
2 12 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 33 (22.45%) QA Engineer
3 31 (21.09%) Ruby Developer
3 31 (21.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 21 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 21 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 21 (14.29%) Tester
5 20 (13.61%) Test Engineer
6 19 (12.93%) Developer in Test
7 17 (11.56%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 14 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (9.52%) Ruby Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Analyst
9 13 (8.84%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (8.84%) Senior QA Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Test Analyst
10 12 (8.16%) QA Analyst
10 12 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (6.80%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (30.61%) HTML
3 41 (27.89%) CSS
4 40 (27.21%) AngularJS
5 28 (19.05%) Sass
6 19 (12.93%) Ember.js
7 16 (10.88%) Django
7 16 (10.88%) REST
7 16 (10.88%) Symfony
8 14 (9.52%) jQuery
8 14 (9.52%) React
9 12 (8.16%) Backbone.js
10 9 (6.12%) Web Services
11 8 (5.44%) Haml
11 8 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.76%) JSON
12 7 (4.76%) Sinatra
13 6 (4.08%) Guice
13 6 (4.08%) JAX-RS
14 5 (3.40%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.84%) Fintech
3 12 (8.16%) Blog
4 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.12%) iPhone
6 6 (4.08%) Social Network
7 5 (3.40%) User Experience
8 4 (2.72%) iDTV
8 4 (2.72%) Statistics
9 2 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.36%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.48%) Android
2 6 (4.08%) Unix
3 4 (2.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.86%) TDD
2 87 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (39.46%) BDD
4 48 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (27.89%) Test Automation
6 29 (19.73%) Scrum
7 27 (18.37%) E-Commerce
8 25 (17.01%) OO
9 23 (15.65%) MVC
10 20 (13.61%) Open Source
11 18 (12.24%) SDLC
11 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.84%) Data Protection
13 12 (8.16%) Kanban
13 12 (8.16%) Validation
14 11 (7.48%) Software Testing
15 10 (6.80%) Regression Testing
16 9 (6.12%) OOP
17 8 (5.44%) Automated Testing
17 8 (5.44%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 121 (82.31%) Ruby
2 60 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 45 (30.61%) Java
4 43 (29.25%) PHP
5 29 (19.73%) Python
6 26 (17.69%) C#
7 11 (7.48%) SQL
8 8 (5.44%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (2.72%) RubyMotion
10 3 (2.04%) Clojure
11 2 (1.36%) C
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) ClojureScript
12 1 (0.68%) Go
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) Degree
1 5 (3.40%) ISEB
1 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
1 5 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.05%) QA
2 18 (12.24%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (1.36%) Rackspace
2 1 (0.68%) New Relic
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