The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 188 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.080% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £75,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.88% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
RSpec
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
727 536 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.22% 14.24% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 651 470 678
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RSpec
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Manchester region.

RSpec Salary Trend in Manchester

RSpec
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

RSpec Salary Histogram in Manchester

RSpec
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) CoffeeScript
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Sahi
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Sahi
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago