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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 525 574 487
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -87
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 82 64 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 0.87% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 101
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
6560 7331 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.89% 17.05% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5435 5973 6017
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +3 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hounslow - 1 £75,000 - 1
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 161 (90.45%) Ruby
2 160 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (69.10%) BDD
4 113 (63.48%) Cucumber
4 113 (63.48%) JavaScript
5 98 (55.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 95 (53.37%) TDD
7 94 (52.81%) Git (software)
8 89 (50.00%) Scrum
9 75 (42.13%) Web Services
10 72 (40.45%) Linux
11 67 (37.64%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (34.27%) AngularJS
13 60 (33.71%) QA
14 59 (33.15%) HTML
15 56 (31.46%) CSS
16 54 (30.34%) NoSQL
17 52 (29.21%) Backbone.js
18 50 (28.09%) Redis
19 48 (26.97%) Jenkins
19 48 (26.97%) Elasticsearch
19 48 (26.97%) Puppet
19 48 (26.97%) Ansible
19 48 (26.97%) OO
20 47 (26.40%) DevOps
21 46 (25.84%) SQL
22 44 (24.72%) MongoDB
23 42 (23.60%) HTML5
23 42 (23.60%) JSON
24 41 (23.03%) nginx

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 48 (26.97%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (23.03%) nginx
3 11 (6.18%) Node.js
4 6 (3.37%) Confluence
5 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.99%) Amazon S3
3 12 (6.74%) SaaS
4 8 (4.49%) GitHub
5 6 (3.37%) IaaS
5 6 (3.37%) PaaS
6 5 (2.81%) Heroku
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) Internet
2 5 (2.81%) FTP
2 5 (2.81%) DSL
3 4 (2.25%) DNS
3 4 (2.25%) HTTP
3 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.34%) NoSQL
2 50 (28.09%) Redis
3 44 (24.72%) MongoDB
4 38 (21.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (15.73%) MySQL
6 26 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.49%) Big Data
9 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 113 (63.48%) Cucumber
2 94 (52.81%) Git (software)
3 48 (26.97%) Jenkins
4 39 (21.91%) Selenium
5 27 (15.17%) WebDriver
6 20 (11.24%) Subversion
7 15 (8.43%) Capybara
8 13 (7.30%) TeamCity
8 13 (7.30%) Calabash
9 12 (6.74%) Appium
9 12 (6.74%) Firebug
9 12 (6.74%) Fiddler
9 12 (6.74%) JIRA
9 12 (6.74%) WATIR
10 10 (5.62%) Hudson
10 10 (5.62%) eggPlant
11 9 (5.06%) Maven
11 9 (5.06%) Gradle
12 7 (3.93%) Mocha
12 7 (3.93%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (15.73%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Law
3 9 (5.06%) Games
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (61.24%) Developer
2 85 (47.75%) Ruby Developer
3 34 (19.10%) QA Engineer
4 19 (10.67%) Lead Developer
5 13 (7.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (5.06%) Analyst
7 7 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Architect
8 6 (3.37%) QA Leader
8 6 (3.37%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.69%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.12%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.12%) QA Analyst
11 2 (1.12%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (55.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 75 (42.13%) Web Services
3 61 (34.27%) AngularJS
4 59 (33.15%) HTML
5 56 (31.46%) CSS
6 52 (29.21%) Backbone.js
7 42 (23.60%) HTML5
7 42 (23.60%) JSON
8 41 (23.03%) Ember.js
8 41 (23.03%) KnockoutJS
9 38 (21.35%) RESTful
9 38 (21.35%) Gherkin
10 37 (20.79%) jQuery
11 26 (14.61%) XML
12 22 (12.36%) Ajax
13 16 (8.99%) FFmpeg
14 15 (8.43%) Sass
15 8 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.93%) Sinatra
16 7 (3.93%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Streaming Video
2 15 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.74%) Online Gambling
4 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.37%) User Experience
7 5 (2.81%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.69%) Social Media
8 3 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.45%) Linux
2 19 (10.67%) Android
2 19 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (69.10%) BDD
3 95 (53.37%) TDD
4 89 (50.00%) Scrum
5 67 (37.64%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (26.97%) OO
7 47 (26.40%) DevOps
8 38 (21.35%) Test Automation
9 33 (18.54%) E-Commerce
10 22 (12.36%) Kanban
11 16 (8.99%) Regression Testing
11 16 (8.99%) Android Development
11 16 (8.99%) iOS Development
12 15 (8.43%) Automation Testing
13 14 (7.87%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.87%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.74%) Compatibility Testing
14 12 (6.74%) Pair Programming
14 12 (6.74%) B2C
15 10 (5.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 161 (90.45%) Ruby
2 113 (63.48%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.84%) SQL
4 36 (20.22%) Java
5 17 (9.55%) Scala
6 13 (7.30%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (3.93%) Python
8 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.25%) Groovy
10 3 (1.69%) C#
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Golang
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (33.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (26.97%) Puppet
1 48 (26.97%) Ansible
2 19 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.74%) Capistrano
4 6 (3.37%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (3.93%) Oracle
2 6 (3.37%) Atlassian
2 6 (3.37%) HP
2 6 (3.37%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.56%) IBM
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.56%) Fiorano
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum 25 days hol, Pension, performance bo
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Equity
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