The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 233 260 250
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £45,000 £27,250 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.13% -51.76%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1141 1227 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.55% 18.63% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1049 929
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RSpec
Salary Trend in the North West

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

RSpec Salary Trend in the North West

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
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England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (75.00%) RESTEasy
4 9 (75.00%) Selenium
4 9 (75.00%) Dropwizard
5 8 (66.67%) Grunt
6 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (58.33%) Open Source
6 7 (58.33%) Unix
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
7 6 (50.00%) OO
7 6 (50.00%) Maven
7 6 (50.00%) GitHub
7 6 (50.00%) Jasmine
7 6 (50.00%) User Experience
8 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
8 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (41.67%) REST
8 5 (41.67%) BDD
8 5 (41.67%) Puppet
8 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Grunt
4 6 (50.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
6 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (25.00%) Gatling
8 2 (16.67%) JBuilder
8 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) Dropwizard
2 9 (75.00%) RESTEasy
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (41.67%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (16.67%) Material Design
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) BBC
3 2 (16.67%) Fintech
3 2 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 4 (33.33%) UX Design
7 3 (25.00%) API Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Business Development
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) New Relic
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