The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 567 452 540
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +88
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 82 142 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 2.03% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 126 67
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.27%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8460 6985 7123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.56% 15.75% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7209 5962 6223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
RSpec
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -9 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 142 (90.45%) Ruby
2 132 (84.08%) Cucumber
3 113 (71.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 107 (68.15%) Git (software)
5 94 (59.87%) TDD
6 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
7 76 (48.41%) BDD
8 70 (44.59%) HTML
9 63 (40.13%) CSS
10 59 (37.58%) MySQL
11 55 (35.03%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (33.12%) Web Services
13 47 (29.94%) Redis
14 46 (29.30%) Scrum
14 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (24.84%) Open Source
16 36 (22.93%) QA
17 35 (22.29%) Puppet
18 34 (21.66%) Linux
19 33 (21.02%) Backbone.js
20 32 (20.38%) HTML5
20 32 (20.38%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (20.38%) Selenium
21 31 (19.75%) AngularJS
22 26 (16.56%) SQL
23 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
24 24 (15.29%) RESTful
24 24 (15.29%) jQuery
24 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
25 23 (14.65%) JSON

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (14.01%) nginx
2 19 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (8.92%) Node.js
4 6 (3.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.38%) GitHub
2 20 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.83%) SaaS
4 11 (7.01%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) AMQP
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (37.58%) MySQL
2 55 (35.03%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (29.94%) Redis
4 23 (14.65%) MongoDB
5 18 (11.46%) NoSQL
6 15 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (8.92%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.10%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 132 (84.08%) Cucumber
2 107 (68.15%) Git (software)
3 32 (20.38%) Selenium
4 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.19%) WATIR
6 15 (9.55%) Subversion
7 14 (8.92%) PhoneGap
8 13 (8.28%) Hudson
9 10 (6.37%) Capybara
10 9 (5.73%) WebDriver
10 9 (5.73%) TeamCity
11 8 (5.10%) NUnit
12 7 (4.46%) Behat
12 7 (4.46%) RubyGems
12 7 (4.46%) JMeter
12 7 (4.46%) CruiseControl
12 7 (4.46%) Firebug
12 7 (4.46%) Fiddler
13 6 (3.82%) ReSharper
13 6 (3.82%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (10.83%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Publishing
2 16 (10.19%) Marketing
3 11 (7.01%) Games
4 10 (6.37%) Advertising
5 6 (3.82%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.27%) French Language
6 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (65.61%) Developer
2 46 (29.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 33 (21.02%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (9.55%) QA Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Analyst
5 13 (8.28%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.73%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (5.73%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Lead Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (3.82%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.82%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.82%) Tester
7 6 (3.82%) QA Leader
8 5 (3.18%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (2.55%) QA Analyst
9 4 (2.55%) Automation Tester
10 3 (1.91%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (1.91%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (1.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (71.97%) Ruby on Rails
2 70 (44.59%) HTML
3 63 (40.13%) CSS
4 52 (33.12%) Web Services
5 33 (21.02%) Backbone.js
6 32 (20.38%) HTML5
7 31 (19.75%) AngularJS
8 24 (15.29%) RESTful
8 24 (15.29%) jQuery
9 23 (14.65%) JSON
9 23 (14.65%) Ember.js
10 22 (14.01%) Sass
10 22 (14.01%) Sinatra
11 21 (13.38%) XML
11 21 (13.38%) REST
11 21 (13.38%) CSS3
12 19 (12.10%) Memcached
13 17 (10.83%) Gherkin
14 15 (9.55%) Haml
15 14 (8.92%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.84%) Open Source
2 14 (8.92%) Statistics
3 9 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.46%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.82%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.18%) BBC
7 4 (2.55%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.66%) Linux
2 14 (8.92%) Solaris
2 14 (8.92%) UNIX
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.87%) TDD
2 76 (48.41%) BDD
3 46 (29.30%) Scrum
3 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.38%) Analytics
6 20 (12.74%) DevOps
7 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
8 18 (11.46%) OO
8 18 (11.46%) Test Scripting
9 15 (9.55%) User Stories
10 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.28%) SOA
11 12 (7.64%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.73%) OOP
12 9 (5.73%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.73%) Web Development
12 9 (5.73%) Compatibility Testing
13 7 (4.46%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 142 (90.45%) Ruby
2 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.56%) SQL
4 22 (14.01%) CoffeeScript
5 19 (12.10%) Java
6 14 (8.92%) RubyMotion
7 13 (8.28%) C++
7 13 (8.28%) Python
8 10 (6.37%) PHP
9 8 (5.10%) C#
10 5 (3.18%) Scala
10 5 (3.18%) Erlang
10 5 (3.18%) Groovy
11 4 (2.55%) Perl
12 3 (1.91%) Golang
12 3 (1.91%) C
12 3 (1.91%) Fortran
13 2 (1.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.93%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Varnish
2 3 (1.91%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 35 (22.29%) Puppet
2 32 (20.38%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.19%) Ansible
4 11 (7.01%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Twitter
2 14 (8.92%) Google
2 14 (8.92%) Facebook
3 9 (5.73%) HP
4 6 (3.82%) Sony
4 6 (3.82%) Toshiba
5 3 (1.91%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum pension life assurance gym membershi
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 20 days ago