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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 423 420 482
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +62
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 12 49 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.24% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.41% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 45 4
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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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
3196 3474 3577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.51% 16.67% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2885 2923 3058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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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 May 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 +24 7 £62,500 -
Surrey -30 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £62,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (89.29%) HTML
2 25 (89.29%) CSS
2 25 (89.29%) Git (software)
3 18 (64.29%) Subversion
4 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
5 16 (57.14%) Java
5 16 (57.14%) OOP
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) Finance
6 15 (53.57%) Ajax
6 15 (53.57%) Selenium
7 14 (50.00%) Ruby
7 14 (50.00%) Banking
7 14 (50.00%) Retail
7 14 (50.00%) Logistics
7 14 (50.00%) BDD
7 14 (50.00%) JBehave
7 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (50.00%) Games
7 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 14 (50.00%) Web Services
7 14 (50.00%) C#
7 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 14 (50.00%) HP UFT
7 14 (50.00%) Ranorex
7 14 (50.00%) API Testing
8 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (32.14%) MySQL

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (14.29%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Heroku
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SSH
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (64.29%) Subversion
3 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
4 15 (53.57%) Selenium
5 14 (50.00%) HP UFT
5 14 (50.00%) JBehave
5 14 (50.00%) Ranorex
6 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 4 (14.29%) Ant
7 4 (14.29%) Grunt
7 4 (14.29%) gulp
8 2 (7.14%) eggPlant
8 2 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Capybara
9 1 (3.57%) Hudson
9 1 (3.57%) JMeter
9 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (3.57%) WATIR
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 14 (50.00%) Games
2 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Test Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Test Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Test Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) CSS
1 25 (89.29%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) Ajax
3 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) Flash
5 4 (14.29%) Haml
5 4 (14.29%) MathML
5 4 (14.29%) Sass
5 4 (14.29%) SVG
5 4 (14.29%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) XSD
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) Java EE
8 1 (3.57%) JPA
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) OOP
2 14 (50.00%) API Testing
2 14 (50.00%) BDD
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (50.00%) Logistics
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) Presales
6 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Active Record
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) OOD
7 4 (14.29%) Release Management
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat