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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 565 544 484
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -60
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 61 86 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 1.09% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 125
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +2.73%
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
7865 7886 7180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.62% 16.97% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6689 6651 6107
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 £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 22 £55,000 - 8
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 137 (87.82%) Ruby
2 98 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (60.90%) Cucumber
4 91 (58.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 87 (55.77%) TDD
6 85 (54.49%) Git (software)
7 75 (48.08%) JavaScript
8 73 (46.79%) BDD
9 58 (37.18%) Selenium
10 57 (36.54%) Scrum
11 44 (28.21%) Puppet
12 41 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (26.28%) AngularJS
13 40 (25.64%) CSS
14 39 (25.00%) Java
15 37 (23.72%) Backbone.js
16 36 (23.08%) HTML
17 33 (21.15%) OO
18 32 (20.51%) Linux
19 31 (19.87%) MySQL
19 31 (19.87%) Subversion
19 31 (19.87%) MongoDB
20 29 (18.59%) QA
20 29 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
21 26 (16.67%) Redis
22 25 (16.03%) DevOps
23 24 (15.38%) Ansible
23 24 (15.38%) Jenkins
23 24 (15.38%) Jasmine
23 24 (15.38%) REST

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (10.26%) nginx
3 14 (8.97%) Node.js
4 8 (5.13%) Confluence
5 7 (4.49%) Drupal
6 5 (3.21%) CMS
7 4 (2.56%) Apache
8 3 (1.92%) Jetty
9 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.28%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.13%) SaaS
4 4 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.28%) GitHub
5 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) Internet
2 4 (2.56%) FTP
3 2 (1.28%) DNS
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.28%) DSL
3 2 (1.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.87%) MySQL
1 31 (19.87%) MongoDB
2 29 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (16.67%) Redis
4 22 (14.10%) NoSQL
5 20 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (9.62%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.28%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.28%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 95 (60.90%) Cucumber
2 85 (54.49%) Git (software)
3 58 (37.18%) Selenium
4 31 (19.87%) Subversion
5 24 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 24 (15.38%) Jasmine
6 18 (11.54%) WebDriver
7 17 (10.90%) Maven
8 12 (7.69%) JIRA
8 12 (7.69%) Gradle
9 11 (7.05%) Capybara
9 11 (7.05%) Spock
9 11 (7.05%) JUnit
10 10 (6.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (6.41%) Grunt
11 9 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (5.13%) WATIR
12 8 (5.13%) SoapUI
12 8 (5.13%) Hudson
13 7 (4.49%) Mockito
General
1 23 (14.74%) Finance
2 21 (13.46%) Marketing
3 6 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (0.64%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (67.31%) Developer
2 49 (31.41%) Ruby Developer
3 42 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 24 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 22 (14.10%) QA Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Tester
9 10 (6.41%) QA Automation Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Automation Tester
11 8 (5.13%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Senior QA Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.21%) AWS Developer
13 5 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
15 3 (1.92%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (58.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 41 (26.28%) AngularJS
3 40 (25.64%) CSS
4 37 (23.72%) Backbone.js
5 36 (23.08%) HTML
6 24 (15.38%) REST
7 18 (11.54%) Sinatra
8 16 (10.26%) Ember.js
9 15 (9.62%) RESTful
9 15 (9.62%) Web Services
10 14 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (8.33%) jQuery
12 12 (7.69%) JSON
12 12 (7.69%) XML
13 11 (7.05%) HTML5
14 10 (6.41%) Gherkin
14 10 (6.41%) React
15 8 (5.13%) CSS3
16 7 (4.49%) Underscore.js
16 7 (4.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) User Experience
3 6 (3.85%) iPhone
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) Statistics
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) Blog
6 1 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.51%) Linux
2 12 (7.69%) UNIX
3 6 (3.85%) Android
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Debian
6 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (55.77%) TDD
3 73 (46.79%) BDD
4 57 (36.54%) Scrum
5 41 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (21.15%) OO
7 25 (16.03%) DevOps
8 24 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 23 (14.74%) Test Automation
10 19 (12.18%) MVC
11 17 (10.90%) Open Source
11 17 (10.90%) Pair Programming
11 17 (10.90%) Kanban
12 16 (10.26%) Software Engineering
13 15 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (8.97%) Automation Testing
15 13 (8.33%) UML
15 13 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (7.69%) Regression Testing
17 11 (7.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 137 (87.82%) Ruby
2 75 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (8.33%) Scala
5 11 (7.05%) SQL
6 8 (5.13%) Go
6 8 (5.13%) RubyMotion
7 7 (4.49%) Python
7 7 (4.49%) Groovy
8 6 (3.85%) Haskell
8 6 (3.85%) Clojure
9 5 (3.21%) C#
10 4 (2.56%) Perl
10 4 (2.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) ClojureScript
12 1 (0.64%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Varnish
2 4 (2.56%) Docker
3 2 (1.28%) Squid
3 2 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 44 (28.21%) Puppet
2 24 (15.38%) Ansible
3 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.49%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.56%) Mesos
6 2 (1.28%) Nagios
6 2 (1.28%) Salt
7 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (7.69%) Oracle
1 12 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.28%) Adobe
5 2 (1.28%) Fiorano
5 2 (1.28%) F5
5 2 (1.28%) Akamai
5 2 (1.28%) Terracotta
5 2 (1.28%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Soho, London
Chillibean Limited
Salary: Up to £55k depending on experience & qualifications + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
London
MetaPack
Posted: 23 days ago