The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 68 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.08% 0.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.79% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
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South Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
167 72 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.45% 15.96% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 143 63 75
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

RSpec Salary Trend in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (80.00%) RubyMotion
3 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Apache Cordova
3 8 (80.00%) PhoneGap
3 8 (80.00%) CoffeeScript
3 8 (80.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (80.00%) Facebook
3 8 (80.00%) Twitter
3 8 (80.00%) Ember.js
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) B2C

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) PhoneGap
2 8 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 8 (80.00%) Ember.js
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) B2C
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) CoffeeScript
2 8 (80.00%) RubyMotion
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Facebook
1 8 (80.00%) Twitter