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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 422 417 455
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 9 52 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.25% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 1.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 50 4
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +40.00%
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
3149 3727 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.98% 17.71% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 3266 2799
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Berkshire - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -16 1 £50,000 -9.09%
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 14 (93.33%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) OOP
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) CSS
5 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 10 (66.67%) OO
5 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (66.67%) DevOps
6 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 6 (40.00%) Python
7 6 (40.00%) Games
7 6 (40.00%) Ruby
7 6 (40.00%) React
7 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (33.33%) Mocha
8 5 (33.33%) BDD
8 5 (33.33%) Puppet
8 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (33.33%) Jasmine
8 5 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (33.33%) Ansible
8 5 (33.33%) Docker
8 5 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (26.67%) Heroku
4 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSH
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 5 (33.33%) Mocha
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) eggPlant
5 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (26.67%) JBehave
5 4 (26.67%) Ranorex
5 4 (26.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) JMeter
6 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (13.33%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (6.67%) Capybara
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Test Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) React
5 5 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 1 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Animation
1 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) OOP
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) OpenUP
5 4 (26.67%) API Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Logistics
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) IBM