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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 229 - 261
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% - 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £52,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1120 1200 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.74% 18.41% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1023 968
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Manchester - 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £52,500 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Grunt
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) iDTV
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) BBC
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) RESTEasy
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) UX Design
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (42.86%) Heroku
5 3 (42.86%) New Relic

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
2 3 (42.86%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Grunt
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) JBuilder
4 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
2 4 (57.14%) RESTEasy
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) BBC
2 4 (57.14%) iDTV
3 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) UX Design
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) New Relic
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago