The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 473 602 590
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -12
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 142 54 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 0.69% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 43 60
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
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
7447 7780 8105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.29% 17.70% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6587 6582 6842
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in London

RSpec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +75 31 £75,000 +36.36% 1
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 246 (91.45%) Ruby
2 201 (74.72%) Ruby on Rails
3 181 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (57.99%) JavaScript
5 149 (55.39%) HTML
6 146 (54.28%) CSS
7 139 (51.67%) Git (software)
8 124 (46.10%) TDD
9 118 (43.87%) Cucumber
10 113 (42.01%) HTML5
11 98 (36.43%) AngularJS
12 97 (36.06%) Linux
13 95 (35.32%) BDD
14 94 (34.94%) MySQL
15 81 (30.11%) Python
16 80 (29.74%) jQuery
17 78 (29.00%) CSS3
18 74 (27.51%) Jenkins
19 72 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
20 68 (25.28%) Test Automation
20 68 (25.28%) Scrum
21 66 (24.54%) Java
22 62 (23.05%) Puppet
23 61 (22.68%) Redis
24 59 (21.93%) Kanban
25 57 (21.19%) DevOps
26 55 (20.45%) PHP
27 53 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
28 44 (16.36%) Degree
28 44 (16.36%) Computer Science

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.87%) nginx
2 26 (9.67%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (7.43%) Apache
4 8 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (2.97%) Drupal
4 8 (2.97%) Lightstreamer
4 8 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.74%) Confluence
5 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (15.24%) GitHub
3 17 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (5.95%) Amazon S3
4 16 (5.95%) Heroku
4 16 (5.95%) Route 53
5 13 (4.83%) SaaS
6 7 (2.60%) PaaS
7 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.49%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) Firewall
2 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.12%) LDAP
2 3 (1.12%) VPN
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) SMTP
3 2 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (34.94%) MySQL
2 61 (22.68%) Redis
3 53 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (14.87%) Relational Database
5 33 (12.27%) MongoDB
6 31 (11.52%) Hadoop
6 31 (11.52%) NoSQL
7 18 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.72%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) Big Data
9 3 (1.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 139 (51.67%) Git (software)
2 118 (43.87%) Cucumber
3 74 (27.51%) Jenkins
4 39 (14.50%) Selenium
5 31 (11.52%) Capybara
6 17 (6.32%) JUnit
7 16 (5.95%) JIRA
7 16 (5.95%) WATIR
8 13 (4.83%) JMeter
8 13 (4.83%) LoadRunner
8 13 (4.83%) Vagrant
8 13 (4.83%) WebDriver
9 10 (3.72%) Mockito
10 9 (3.35%) Hudson
10 9 (3.35%) Subversion
11 7 (2.60%) Calabash
11 7 (2.60%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.23%) PhantomJS
13 4 (1.49%) Appium
14 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (15.24%) Advertising
2 30 (11.15%) Marketing
3 28 (10.41%) Law
4 22 (8.18%) Games
5 20 (7.43%) Finance
6 12 (4.46%) Billing
7 10 (3.72%) Retail
8 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.86%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.12%) iGaming
12 2 (0.74%) Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (68.77%) Developer
2 105 (39.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 87 (32.34%) Ruby Developer
4 77 (28.62%) Senior Developer
5 46 (17.10%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 36 (13.38%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 27 (10.04%) Lead Developer
8 21 (7.81%) QA Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) QA Automation Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Ruby Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.83%) Tester
12 11 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) HTML Developer
13 10 (3.72%) Technical Director
14 9 (3.35%) Games Developer
14 9 (3.35%) HTML CSS Developer
14 9 (3.35%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.35%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (74.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 149 (55.39%) HTML
3 146 (54.28%) CSS
4 113 (42.01%) HTML5
5 98 (36.43%) AngularJS
6 80 (29.74%) jQuery
7 78 (29.00%) CSS3
8 35 (13.01%) Backbone.js
9 32 (11.90%) Spine.js
10 31 (11.52%) Ember.js
11 28 (10.41%) REST
12 27 (10.04%) Flash
13 24 (8.92%) JSON
13 24 (8.92%) React
14 20 (7.43%) Django
15 19 (7.06%) Sidekiq
15 19 (7.06%) Web Services
16 17 (6.32%) Node.js
16 17 (6.32%) Sinatra
17 14 (5.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.36%) Computer Science
1 44 (16.36%) User Experience
2 32 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 27 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.60%) Fintech
6 5 (1.86%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.86%) Online Games
7 2 (0.74%) Blog
7 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) Life Science
7 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) Social Network
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.06%) Linux
2 36 (13.38%) Unix
3 21 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.69%) Android
5 7 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (46.10%) TDD
3 95 (35.32%) BDD
4 68 (25.28%) Scrum
4 68 (25.28%) Test Automation
5 59 (21.93%) Kanban
6 57 (21.19%) DevOps
7 40 (14.87%) Data Modelling
8 35 (13.01%) OO
8 35 (13.01%) SOA
9 34 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (12.27%) Front End Development
11 29 (10.78%) Machine Learning
12 28 (10.41%) MapReduce
13 25 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (8.18%) Microservices
15 21 (7.81%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.69%) OOP
17 17 (6.32%) Web Development
18 16 (5.95%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 246 (91.45%) Ruby
2 156 (57.99%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.11%) Python
4 66 (24.54%) Java
5 55 (20.45%) PHP
6 40 (14.87%) C++
7 21 (7.81%) Scala
8 20 (7.43%) SQL
9 15 (5.58%) Go
10 10 (3.72%) Groovy
11 8 (2.97%) Perl
12 5 (1.86%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.12%) Haskell
14 2 (0.74%) C#
14 2 (0.74%) Elixir
14 2 (0.74%) Erlang
15 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (16.36%) Degree
2 10 (3.72%) OCP
2 10 (3.72%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.49%) ISEB
4 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.01%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SDET
2 2 (0.74%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (7.43%) Docker
2 8 (2.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.97%) Squid
2 8 (2.97%) Varnish
3 3 (1.12%) iptables
3 3 (1.12%) KVM
3 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Xen
4 2 (0.74%) LXC
Systems Management
1 62 (23.05%) Puppet
2 43 (15.99%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.55%) Ansible
4 10 (3.72%) Nagios
4 10 (3.72%) Salt
5 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.12%) Mesos
7 2 (0.74%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (3.72%) Oracle
2 9 (3.35%) IBM
3 8 (2.97%) Adobe
3 8 (2.97%) Akamai
3 8 (2.97%) AppDynamics
3 8 (2.97%) F5
3 8 (2.97%) Fiorano
3 8 (2.97%) Rackspace
3 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.97%) Terracotta
4 4 (1.49%) Google
5 3 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (0.37%) Facebook
6 1 (0.37%) HP
6 1 (0.37%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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