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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 531 539 459
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -80
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 99 82 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.13% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 67 146
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
7059 7230 7386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.14% 16.22% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 5983 6458
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 £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +28 24 £50,000 +21.21% 2
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 166 (86.01%) Ruby
2 165 (85.49%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (65.28%) Cucumber
4 122 (63.21%) Ruby on Rails
5 119 (61.66%) BDD
6 115 (59.59%) JavaScript
7 107 (55.44%) Git (software)
8 105 (54.40%) TDD
9 95 (49.22%) Scrum
10 67 (34.72%) Redis
11 63 (32.64%) Linux
12 62 (32.12%) HTML
13 61 (31.61%) QA
14 60 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (31.09%) AngularJS
15 57 (29.53%) Web Services
15 57 (29.53%) OO
16 56 (29.02%) NoSQL
17 55 (28.50%) Backbone.js
18 53 (27.46%) DevOps
19 51 (26.42%) CSS
19 51 (26.42%) nginx
20 49 (25.39%) HTML5
20 49 (25.39%) Elasticsearch
21 48 (24.87%) Ansible
22 46 (23.83%) MySQL
23 45 (23.32%) SQL
23 45 (23.32%) jQuery
24 44 (22.80%) Puppet
25 42 (21.76%) Selenium

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (26.42%) nginx
2 49 (25.39%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (7.25%) Node.js
4 10 (5.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.36%) GitHub
3 15 (7.77%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.11%) SaaS
5 5 (2.59%) Heroku
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.70%) Internet
2 6 (3.11%) DSL
3 5 (2.59%) HTTP
3 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.72%) Redis
2 56 (29.02%) NoSQL
3 46 (23.83%) MySQL
4 41 (21.24%) MongoDB
5 37 (19.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (18.65%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.66%) Big Data
7 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.11%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 126 (65.28%) Cucumber
2 107 (55.44%) Git (software)
3 42 (21.76%) Selenium
4 36 (18.65%) Jenkins
5 25 (12.95%) WATIR
6 23 (11.92%) TeamCity
7 22 (11.40%) Capybara
8 16 (8.29%) Calabash
9 14 (7.25%) Hudson
10 12 (6.22%) Subversion
11 11 (5.70%) JMeter
11 11 (5.70%) NUnit
11 11 (5.70%) WebDriver
12 9 (4.66%) NDepend
12 9 (4.66%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (4.66%) JIRA
12 9 (4.66%) ReSharper
12 9 (4.66%) eggPlant
12 9 (4.66%) Appium
13 8 (4.15%) Mocha
General
1 24 (12.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Marketing
3 11 (5.70%) Law
4 9 (4.66%) Publishing
4 9 (4.66%) Music Industry
5 8 (4.15%) Games
6 5 (2.59%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) French Language
8 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.04%) Online Betting
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (63.21%) Developer
2 82 (42.49%) Ruby Developer
3 34 (17.62%) QA Engineer
4 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.29%) Lead Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 12 (6.22%) QA Leader
6 12 (6.22%) Analyst
7 10 (5.18%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.15%) Architect
9 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.11%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.11%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Test Team Leader
12 4 (2.07%) Senior Software Developer
13 3 (1.55%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (63.21%) Ruby on Rails
2 62 (32.12%) HTML
3 60 (31.09%) AngularJS
4 57 (29.53%) Web Services
5 55 (28.50%) Backbone.js
6 51 (26.42%) CSS
7 49 (25.39%) HTML5
8 45 (23.32%) jQuery
9 39 (20.21%) Ember.js
10 38 (19.69%) KnockoutJS
11 36 (18.65%) JSON
12 34 (17.62%) Gherkin
13 32 (16.58%) RESTful
14 29 (15.03%) Sass
15 23 (11.92%) REST
16 22 (11.40%) XML
17 18 (9.33%) FFmpeg
18 15 (7.77%) Ajax
19 14 (7.25%) Sinatra
19 14 (7.25%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Online Gambling
1 16 (8.29%) Open Source
2 15 (7.77%) Streaming Video
3 12 (6.22%) Statistics
4 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.66%) Digital Media
4 9 (4.66%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.63%) User Experience
7 5 (2.59%) Social Media
8 4 (2.07%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.07%) Blog
9 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.64%) Linux
2 21 (10.88%) UNIX
3 15 (7.77%) Android
3 15 (7.77%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.22%) Solaris
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (85.49%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (61.66%) BDD
3 105 (54.40%) TDD
4 95 (49.22%) Scrum
5 60 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (29.53%) OO
7 53 (27.46%) DevOps
8 27 (13.99%) E-Commerce
9 26 (13.47%) Kanban
10 24 (12.44%) Test Automation
11 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
12 19 (9.84%) Analytics
13 18 (9.33%) Pair Programming
14 17 (8.81%) Automated Testing
14 17 (8.81%) MVC
15 15 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (7.77%) Android Development
15 15 (7.77%) iOS Development
16 14 (7.25%) Automation Testing
17 13 (6.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (86.01%) Ruby
2 115 (59.59%) JavaScript
3 45 (23.32%) SQL
4 29 (15.03%) Java
5 17 (8.81%) Python
6 16 (8.29%) CoffeeScript
7 15 (7.77%) Scala
8 12 (6.22%) C#
8 12 (6.22%) C++
9 9 (4.66%) Groovy
10 8 (4.15%) PHP
11 3 (1.55%) Golang
12 2 (1.04%) Clojure
12 2 (1.04%) Perl
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (31.61%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Varnish
2 3 (1.55%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 48 (24.87%) Ansible
2 44 (22.80%) Puppet
3 21 (10.88%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.74%) Capistrano
5 8 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (3.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) HP
2 16 (8.29%) Google
3 9 (4.66%) Sony
3 9 (4.66%) Toshiba
3 9 (4.66%) Twitter
4 8 (4.15%) Green Hat
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: 50000 - 70000 Per Annum + equity, + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Full Relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 24 days ago