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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 529 578 641
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +63
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 128 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 1.24% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 114 74 61
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +28.65%
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
8159 7203 8512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.32% 16.14% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7106 6006 7059
Average salary £57,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +35 12 £50,000 -20.00% 2
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 182 (92.86%) Ruby
2 138 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (66.84%) TDD
4 123 (62.76%) Cucumber
5 105 (53.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 95 (48.47%) JavaScript
7 93 (47.45%) HTML
8 91 (46.43%) Jenkins
9 88 (44.90%) Python
9 88 (44.90%) BDD
9 88 (44.90%) Test Automation
10 84 (42.86%) Java
11 82 (41.84%) CSS
12 80 (40.82%) PHP
13 79 (40.31%) Git (software)
14 72 (36.73%) AngularJS
15 58 (29.59%) MySQL
16 57 (29.08%) Scrum
17 56 (28.57%) Kanban
18 53 (27.04%) Puppet
19 50 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
20 49 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (22.96%) Linux
21 45 (22.96%) DevOps
22 44 (22.45%) Unix
22 44 (22.45%) Selenium
23 43 (21.94%) HTML5
24 40 (20.41%) QA
25 38 (19.39%) Advertising
26 36 (18.37%) C++

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (7.14%) Node.js
2 11 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.10%) Drupal
4 8 (4.08%) Apache
5 7 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.57%) Lightstreamer
5 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.55%) nginx
7 3 (1.53%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (15.82%) GitHub
3 8 (4.08%) Heroku
3 8 (4.08%) SaaS
4 6 (3.06%) PaaS
5 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.53%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.53%) AWS OpsWorks
6 3 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.53%) Route 53
7 2 (1.02%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.51%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) Firewall
2 3 (1.53%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.53%) LDAP
2 3 (1.53%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.59%) MySQL
2 33 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (16.33%) Hadoop
4 28 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 24 (12.24%) Redis
6 10 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.04%) Big Data
7 4 (2.04%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.53%) HBase
8 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (62.76%) Cucumber
2 91 (46.43%) Jenkins
3 79 (40.31%) Git (software)
4 44 (22.45%) Selenium
5 35 (17.86%) Capybara
6 22 (11.22%) Hudson
7 19 (9.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (9.18%) WATIR
8 18 (9.18%) WebDriver
9 16 (8.16%) SoapUI
10 15 (7.65%) Ant
10 15 (7.65%) AnthillPro
10 15 (7.65%) Gradle
10 15 (7.65%) Maven
10 15 (7.65%) TeamCity
11 12 (6.12%) Jasmine
11 12 (6.12%) JIRA
12 11 (5.61%) JMeter
12 11 (5.61%) JUnit
13 10 (5.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (19.39%) Advertising
2 25 (12.76%) Finance
3 15 (7.65%) Marketing
4 8 (4.08%) Law
5 7 (3.57%) Games
6 5 (2.55%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (64.29%) Developer
2 56 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 54 (27.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 53 (27.04%) Ruby Developer
5 25 (12.76%) QA Engineer
5 25 (12.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 25 (12.76%) Tester
6 23 (11.73%) Automation Tester
7 21 (10.71%) Developer in Test
8 20 (10.20%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 18 (9.18%) Ruby Engineer
10 16 (8.16%) QA Automation Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Ruby Automation Tester
11 13 (6.63%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Test Engineer
12 12 (6.12%) Test Automation Developer
13 10 (5.10%) QA Tester
13 10 (5.10%) Software Tester
14 9 (4.59%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 93 (47.45%) HTML
3 82 (41.84%) CSS
4 72 (36.73%) AngularJS
5 43 (21.94%) HTML5
6 32 (16.33%) Ember.js
7 29 (14.80%) Django
8 26 (13.27%) jQuery
9 25 (12.76%) Sass
10 21 (10.71%) React
11 19 (9.69%) Symfony
12 17 (8.67%) Web Services
13 16 (8.16%) REST
14 14 (7.14%) JSON
15 13 (6.63%) CSS3
16 7 (3.57%) Gherkin
16 7 (3.57%) JMS
16 7 (3.57%) Kafka
16 7 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.14%) Fintech
4 13 (6.63%) User Experience
5 12 (6.12%) Blog
6 10 (5.10%) iDTV
7 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.55%) Online Games
9 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.02%) New Media
10 2 (1.02%) Statistics
11 1 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.51%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.96%) Linux
2 44 (22.45%) Unix
3 10 (5.10%) Android
4 8 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (66.84%) TDD
3 88 (44.90%) BDD
3 88 (44.90%) Test Automation
4 57 (29.08%) Scrum
5 56 (28.57%) Kanban
6 49 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (22.96%) DevOps
8 36 (18.37%) Data Modelling
9 35 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 34 (17.35%) OO
11 30 (15.31%) Machine Learning
12 29 (14.80%) MapReduce
12 29 (14.80%) SOA
13 24 (12.24%) Open Source
14 23 (11.73%) MVC
15 21 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (9.69%) Software Engineering
17 18 (9.18%) Front End Development
17 18 (9.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 182 (92.86%) Ruby
2 95 (48.47%) JavaScript
3 88 (44.90%) Python
4 84 (42.86%) Java
5 80 (40.82%) PHP
6 36 (18.37%) C++
7 21 (10.71%) C#
8 12 (6.12%) SQL
9 10 (5.10%) Scala
10 9 (4.59%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (3.57%) Perl
12 4 (2.04%) Go
13 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.53%) Groovy
14 2 (1.02%) C
15 1 (0.51%) Clojure
15 1 (0.51%) Haskell
15 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.51%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 36 (18.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.57%) ISEB
2 7 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.53%) OCP
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.41%) QA
2 10 (5.10%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 7 (3.57%) Docker
1 7 (3.57%) Squid
1 7 (3.57%) Varnish
2 3 (1.53%) iptables
2 3 (1.53%) KVM
2 3 (1.53%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (27.04%) Puppet
2 13 (6.63%) Ansible
3 12 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.57%) Nagios
4 7 (3.57%) Salt
5 3 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (3.57%) Adobe
1 7 (3.57%) Akamai
1 7 (3.57%) AppDynamics
1 7 (3.57%) F5
1 7 (3.57%) Fiorano
1 7 (3.57%) IBM
1 7 (3.57%) Red Hat
1 7 (3.57%) Terracotta
2 4 (2.04%) Google
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle
3 3 (1.53%) VMware
4 1 (0.51%) Facebook
4 1 (0.51%) New Relic
4 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.51%) T-Plan
4 1 (0.51%) Twitter
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