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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
England / London
Rank 543 569 572
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 24 79 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.03% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 68 67
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £58,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
6340 7665 6722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.23% 18.58% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 6670 5587
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,500
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Hammersmith - 6 £45,000 -
City of London +27 4 £85,000 +54.54%
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 78 (90.70%) Ruby
2 61 (70.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (52.33%) Cucumber
5 42 (48.84%) JavaScript
6 38 (44.19%) Git (software)
7 32 (37.21%) TDD
8 31 (36.05%) CSS
8 31 (36.05%) Linux
9 30 (34.88%) HTML
10 27 (31.40%) Scrum
11 25 (29.07%) Selenium
12 24 (27.91%) Redis
13 22 (25.58%) Capybara
13 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
14 21 (24.42%) HTML5
14 21 (24.42%) CSS3
15 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (23.26%) MySQL
16 19 (22.09%) jQuery
16 19 (22.09%) User Experience
16 19 (22.09%) NoSQL
17 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (18.60%) BDD
19 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
20 14 (16.28%) Flash
20 14 (16.28%) Artificial Intelligence
20 14 (16.28%) QA
20 14 (16.28%) nginx

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 14 (16.28%) nginx
2 11 (12.79%) Confluence
3 9 (10.47%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.47%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) SaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.49%) Route 53
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.16%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.16%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) Redis
2 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
3 20 (23.26%) MySQL
4 19 (22.09%) NoSQL
5 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.16%) QlikView
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (52.33%) Cucumber
2 38 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 25 (29.07%) Selenium
4 22 (25.58%) Capybara
5 13 (15.12%) JIRA
6 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
7 10 (11.63%) JMeter
8 7 (8.14%) WebDriver
9 6 (6.98%) Appium
9 6 (6.98%) RubyGems
9 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.98%) WATIR
10 5 (5.81%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.81%) TestRail
11 4 (4.65%) JUnit
11 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
11 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
12 3 (3.49%) Mockito
13 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (6.98%) Games
1 6 (6.98%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Law
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Finance
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) iGaming
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 22 (25.58%) Ruby Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Technical Director
5 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (9.30%) QA Leader
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Tester
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Ruby Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.33%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 31 (36.05%) CSS
3 30 (34.88%) HTML
4 21 (24.42%) CSS3
4 21 (24.42%) HTML5
5 19 (22.09%) jQuery
6 14 (16.28%) Backbone.js
6 14 (16.28%) Flash
6 14 (16.28%) Spine.js
7 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
8 12 (13.95%) React
9 9 (10.47%) Node.js
9 9 (10.47%) Redux
10 7 (8.14%) REST
11 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
12 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.49%) Haml
13 3 (3.49%) PostGIS
13 3 (3.49%) Sinatra
13 3 (3.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Life Science
3 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.81%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) TDD
3 27 (31.40%) Scrum
4 16 (18.60%) BDD
5 14 (16.28%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
7 10 (11.63%) DevOps
7 10 (11.63%) Open Source
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.14%) Microservices
9 7 (8.14%) OO
10 6 (6.98%) API Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Logistics
10 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.98%) Web Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.81%) QA Automation
11 5 (5.81%) Test Management
12 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (90.70%) Ruby
2 42 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.63%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) Groovy
5 6 (6.98%) Elixir
6 5 (5.81%) Go
6 5 (5.81%) Python
6 5 (5.81%) SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Clojure
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) R
9 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) OCP
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) LXC
3 1 (1.16%) KVM
3 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (15.12%) Puppet
3 8 (9.30%) Ansible
4 5 (5.81%) CFEngine
4 5 (5.81%) Salt
5 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.16%) Graphite
5 1 (1.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
2 5 (5.81%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) New Relic
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau
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