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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 545 587 547
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -40
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 84 72 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 0.85% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 57 66
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.65% -22.27%
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
7121 8447 7255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.00% 17.16% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5932 6988 6256
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +39 19 £60,000 +29.72% 6
Hounslow - 1 £75,000 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 153 (93.87%) Ruby
2 134 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (68.71%) Cucumber
4 103 (63.19%) BDD
5 95 (58.28%) JavaScript
6 89 (54.60%) Git (software)
7 87 (53.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 81 (49.69%) TDD
9 72 (44.17%) Scrum
10 64 (39.26%) Linux
11 55 (33.74%) Puppet
12 53 (32.52%) Web Services
13 52 (31.90%) QA
14 50 (30.67%) CSS
15 49 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (29.45%) HTML
17 46 (28.22%) Selenium
18 45 (27.61%) Backbone.js
18 45 (27.61%) AngularJS
19 44 (26.99%) Redis
20 43 (26.38%) DevOps
21 42 (25.77%) MongoDB
21 42 (25.77%) OO
22 41 (25.15%) Ansible
23 40 (24.54%) NoSQL
24 39 (23.93%) Elasticsearch
24 39 (23.93%) Java
25 37 (22.70%) Gherkin
26 36 (22.09%) SQL
26 36 (22.09%) E-Commerce

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (23.93%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (21.47%) nginx
3 12 (7.36%) Node.js
4 6 (3.68%) Confluence
5 4 (2.45%) Apache
6 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.61%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) PaaS
2 8 (4.91%) SaaS
2 8 (4.91%) IaaS
3 7 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.07%) Heroku
6 4 (2.45%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.88%) Internet
2 5 (3.07%) DSL
2 5 (3.07%) FTP
2 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.07%) DNS
3 3 (1.84%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.99%) Redis
2 42 (25.77%) MongoDB
3 40 (24.54%) NoSQL
4 34 (20.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (12.27%) MySQL
6 15 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.52%) Big Data
9 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.45%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.84%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 112 (68.71%) Cucumber
2 89 (54.60%) Git (software)
3 46 (28.22%) Selenium
4 33 (20.25%) Subversion
5 31 (19.02%) Jenkins
6 27 (16.56%) WebDriver
7 16 (9.82%) Firebug
7 16 (9.82%) Fiddler
8 11 (6.75%) Calabash
9 10 (6.13%) Capybara
9 10 (6.13%) Gradle
9 10 (6.13%) Maven
9 10 (6.13%) Appium
10 8 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (4.91%) eggPlant
10 8 (4.91%) Jasmine
11 7 (4.29%) WATIR
12 6 (3.68%) JIRA
12 6 (3.68%) Mocha
13 5 (3.07%) EasyMock
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Law
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 7 (4.29%) Games
4 7 (4.29%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (58.28%) Developer
2 62 (38.04%) Ruby Developer
3 33 (20.25%) QA Engineer
4 21 (12.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Lead Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Analyst
7 8 (4.91%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.45%) Tester
12 3 (1.84%) Junior
12 3 (1.84%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.84%) Software Tester
12 3 (1.84%) Test Engineer
12 3 (1.84%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (53.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 53 (32.52%) Web Services
3 50 (30.67%) CSS
4 48 (29.45%) HTML
5 45 (27.61%) Backbone.js
5 45 (27.61%) AngularJS
6 37 (22.70%) Gherkin
7 34 (20.86%) KnockoutJS
7 34 (20.86%) JSON
8 33 (20.25%) Ember.js
9 30 (18.40%) XML
10 23 (14.11%) HTML5
11 21 (12.88%) RESTful
12 14 (8.59%) jQuery
12 14 (8.59%) Ajax
13 13 (7.98%) REST
14 9 (5.52%) React
15 8 (4.91%) Sinatra
15 8 (4.91%) JMS
16 7 (4.29%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.29%) Online Gambling
4 5 (3.07%) Open Source
5 4 (2.45%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.26%) Linux
2 13 (7.98%) UNIX
3 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.29%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (63.19%) BDD
3 81 (49.69%) TDD
4 72 (44.17%) Scrum
5 49 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (26.38%) DevOps
7 42 (25.77%) OO
8 36 (22.09%) E-Commerce
8 36 (22.09%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (9.82%) Compatibility Testing
10 16 (9.82%) B2C
11 13 (7.98%) OOP
11 13 (7.98%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.98%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.98%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.36%) Regression Testing
13 11 (6.75%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.75%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.75%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (93.87%) Ruby
2 95 (58.28%) JavaScript
3 39 (23.93%) Java
4 36 (22.09%) SQL
5 20 (12.27%) Scala
6 6 (3.68%) Perl
7 5 (3.07%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.07%) Groovy
8 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.45%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.45%) Python
9 3 (1.84%) Go
10 2 (1.23%) Haskell
11 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
1 4 (2.45%) Degree
1 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (31.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Varnish
2 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (33.74%) Puppet
2 41 (25.15%) Ansible
3 20 (12.27%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.07%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.45%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle
2 6 (3.68%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.84%) Fiorano
5 3 (1.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.61%) Akamai
6 1 (0.61%) F5
6 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
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