The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 426 - 408
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 17 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% - 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 13
Average salary £35,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3568 3106 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.22% 14.76% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3057 2601 2598
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RSpec
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RSpec Salary Trend in the South East

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the South East

RSpec
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Hampshire - 12 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £40,750 - 1
Surrey - 1 £60,000 - 5
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 19 (82.61%) Scrum
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 18 (78.26%) Ruby
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) Python
5 12 (52.17%) OO
5 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
6 10 (43.48%) TDD
6 10 (43.48%) UNIX
7 8 (34.78%) Pair Programming
8 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) FitNesse
8 5 (21.74%) Use Case
8 5 (21.74%) hybris
8 5 (21.74%) iPad
8 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) SAP

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Capybara
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Appium
5 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Calabash
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 4 (17.39%) Kindle
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Scrum
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (60.87%) BDD
3 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 12 (52.17%) OO
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Pair Programming
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Use Case
6 5 (21.74%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Workflow
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Ruby
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Python
3 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) RubyMotion
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) Perforce
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) BT
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