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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 529 551 469
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -82
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 79 64 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 0.89% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 48 141
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
6691 7156 7369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.19% 16.74% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5557 5881 6388
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +3 10 £50,000 -25.92% 3
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 156 (91.23%) Ruby
2 154 (90.06%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (71.93%) BDD
4 108 (63.16%) Ruby on Rails
5 107 (62.57%) JavaScript
5 107 (62.57%) Cucumber
6 100 (58.48%) TDD
7 95 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 92 (53.80%) Scrum
9 64 (37.43%) Linux
10 63 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (36.26%) Web Services
11 62 (36.26%) AngularJS
12 59 (34.50%) HTML
13 58 (33.92%) NoSQL
14 56 (32.75%) Redis
15 54 (31.58%) OO
15 54 (31.58%) QA
16 53 (30.99%) Backbone.js
17 50 (29.24%) CSS
18 49 (28.65%) Elasticsearch
18 49 (28.65%) Ansible
19 47 (27.49%) HTML5
20 46 (26.90%) DevOps
21 44 (25.73%) Puppet
22 41 (23.98%) MongoDB
22 41 (23.98%) nginx
22 41 (23.98%) Ember.js
22 41 (23.98%) SQL
23 40 (23.39%) KnockoutJS

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (28.65%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (23.98%) nginx
3 12 (7.02%) Node.js
4 5 (2.92%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.36%) Amazon S3
3 10 (5.85%) GitHub
4 7 (4.09%) SaaS
5 6 (3.51%) Heroku
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) Internet
2 6 (3.51%) DSL
3 5 (2.92%) HTTP
3 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.92%) NoSQL
2 56 (32.75%) Redis
3 41 (23.98%) MongoDB
4 38 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 33 (19.30%) MySQL
6 32 (18.71%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.26%) Big Data
8 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.92%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 107 (62.57%) Cucumber
2 95 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 38 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 31 (18.13%) Selenium
5 20 (11.70%) WATIR
6 19 (11.11%) Capybara
7 17 (9.94%) Calabash
7 17 (9.94%) WebDriver
7 17 (9.94%) TeamCity
8 11 (6.43%) Subversion
8 11 (6.43%) Hudson
9 10 (5.85%) eggPlant
9 10 (5.85%) Appium
10 9 (5.26%) JMeter
11 8 (4.68%) JIRA
11 8 (4.68%) Jasmine
11 8 (4.68%) Mocha
12 7 (4.09%) Sinon.JS
13 6 (3.51%) Gradle
13 6 (3.51%) Firebug
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Law
3 10 (5.85%) Games
4 9 (5.26%) Marketing
5 6 (3.51%) Retail
6 5 (2.92%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.34%) Music Industry
7 4 (2.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (63.74%) Developer
2 85 (49.71%) Ruby Developer
3 29 (16.96%) QA Engineer
4 17 (9.94%) Lead Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Architect
8 7 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) QA Leader
9 6 (3.51%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.34%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (1.75%) Junior
12 2 (1.17%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.17%) Web Test Analyst
12 2 (1.17%) QA Analyst
12 2 (1.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (63.16%) Ruby on Rails
2 62 (36.26%) Web Services
2 62 (36.26%) AngularJS
3 59 (34.50%) HTML
4 53 (30.99%) Backbone.js
5 50 (29.24%) CSS
6 47 (27.49%) HTML5
7 41 (23.98%) Ember.js
8 40 (23.39%) KnockoutJS
9 36 (21.05%) Gherkin
9 36 (21.05%) jQuery
10 35 (20.47%) RESTful
11 31 (18.13%) JSON
12 17 (9.94%) Ajax
13 16 (9.36%) XML
13 16 (9.36%) Sass
13 16 (9.36%) FFmpeg
14 10 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (5.26%) Sinatra
16 8 (4.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Streaming Video
1 16 (9.36%) Online Gambling
2 13 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.85%) Open Source
4 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.09%) User Experience
6 5 (2.92%) Social Media
7 4 (2.34%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.34%) Blog
7 4 (2.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.43%) Linux
2 17 (9.94%) UNIX
3 16 (9.36%) Android
3 16 (9.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (90.06%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (71.93%) BDD
3 100 (58.48%) TDD
4 92 (53.80%) Scrum
5 63 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (31.58%) OO
7 46 (26.90%) DevOps
8 30 (17.54%) Test Automation
9 26 (15.20%) Kanban
9 26 (15.20%) E-Commerce
10 20 (11.70%) Regression Testing
11 16 (9.36%) Automation Testing
11 16 (9.36%) Android Development
11 16 (9.36%) iOS Development
12 15 (8.77%) Automated Testing
13 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
14 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.60%) Pair Programming
15 12 (7.02%) MVC
15 12 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 156 (91.23%) Ruby
2 107 (62.57%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.98%) SQL
4 29 (16.96%) Java
5 16 (9.36%) Scala
6 15 (8.77%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (5.85%) Python
8 7 (4.09%) C#
9 5 (2.92%) Groovy
10 4 (2.34%) C++
11 2 (1.17%) Perl
11 2 (1.17%) Golang
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (28.65%) Ansible
2 44 (25.73%) Puppet
3 17 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.60%) Capistrano
5 7 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (4.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (6.43%) HP
2 7 (4.09%) Green Hat
3 4 (2.34%) Twitter
3 4 (2.34%) Sony
3 4 (2.34%) Toshiba
3 4 (2.34%) Google
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
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