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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 179 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
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
700 527 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.23% 13.91% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 596 466 582
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Haskell
2 1 (50.00%) Erlang
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Sahi
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Sahi
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WF
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Haskell
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang
1 1 (50.00%) F#
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle