The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 - - 69
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
142 95 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.44% 14.48% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 92
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

RSpec
Salary Trend in the North East

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

RSpec Salary Trend in the North East

RSpec
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA