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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 383 448 437
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -11
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 53 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 2 9
Average salary £55,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.87% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £32,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £32,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.58%
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
3490 3421 2841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.86% 15.21% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2888 2434
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Surrey - 48 £55,000 - 3
Hampshire +12 3 - -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 89 (97.80%) Ruby
2 81 (89.01%) Selenium
3 76 (83.52%) UNIX
4 69 (75.82%) TDD
5 61 (67.03%) Scrum
6 50 (54.95%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (54.95%) Test Automation
7 48 (52.75%) Jenkins
7 48 (52.75%) Automation Testing
8 47 (51.65%) Linux
9 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
10 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (38.46%) WATIR
12 34 (37.36%) Node.js
13 30 (32.97%) React
14 29 (31.87%) Backbone.js
15 28 (30.77%) RubyGems
16 22 (24.18%) Underscore.js
17 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
18 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
19 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
20 10 (10.99%) Ruby on Rails
20 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
21 9 (9.89%) HTML
21 9 (9.89%) MySQL
21 9 (9.89%) CSS
22 6 (6.59%) jQuery
23 5 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
23 5 (5.49%) REST
23 5 (5.49%) HTML5

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (37.36%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Google App Engine
1 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) VPN
1 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.89%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (89.01%) Selenium
2 48 (52.75%) Jenkins
3 35 (38.46%) WATIR
4 28 (30.77%) RubyGems
5 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.30%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.30%) webpack
8 2 (2.20%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) JBehave
9 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
1 3 (3.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Developer
2 38 (41.76%) Automation Engineer
3 27 (29.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 27 (29.67%) Test Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 11 (12.09%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Designer
8 6 (6.59%) Lead Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Graduate
10 3 (3.30%) Junior
10 3 (3.30%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Consultant
11 2 (2.20%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.20%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) React
2 29 (31.87%) Backbone.js
3 22 (24.18%) Underscore.js
4 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
5 10 (10.99%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (9.89%) HTML
6 9 (9.89%) CSS
7 6 (6.59%) jQuery
8 5 (5.49%) HTML5
8 5 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (5.49%) Sidekiq
8 5 (5.49%) Sass
8 5 (5.49%) Resque
8 5 (5.49%) REST
9 3 (3.30%) Express
9 3 (3.30%) Sinatra
9 3 (3.30%) Ajax
10 2 (2.20%) Web Services
11 1 (1.10%) .NET
11 1 (1.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 76 (83.52%) UNIX
2 47 (51.65%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.82%) TDD
2 61 (67.03%) Scrum
3 50 (54.95%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (54.95%) Test Automation
4 48 (52.75%) Automation Testing
5 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Pair Programming
7 3 (3.30%) OOP
8 2 (2.20%) API Testing
8 2 (2.20%) BDD
9 1 (1.10%) OO
9 1 (1.10%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (97.80%) Ruby
2 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.49%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) C#
4 3 (3.30%) Go
5 2 (2.20%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (1.10%) RubyMotion
6 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.10%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Google
2 1 (1.10%) Zend
2 1 (1.10%) Adobe
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 2 days ago