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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 410 465 440
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -25
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 39 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.021% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 3 9
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +38.55%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.03%
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
3475 3480 2996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.36% 14.86% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2963 2583
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 36 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 65 (97.01%) Ruby
2 61 (91.04%) Selenium
3 57 (85.07%) UNIX
4 43 (64.18%) Scrum
4 43 (64.18%) TDD
5 36 (53.73%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
7 34 (50.75%) Jenkins
8 33 (49.25%) Linux
9 32 (47.76%) Automation Testing
10 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
12 27 (40.30%) RubyGems
12 27 (40.30%) Node.js
12 27 (40.30%) WATIR
13 24 (35.82%) Backbone.js
13 24 (35.82%) React
14 22 (32.84%) Underscore.js
15 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
16 6 (8.96%) C#
17 5 (7.46%) SQL
17 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
18 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
18 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
18 4 (5.97%) QA
18 4 (5.97%) MySQL
18 4 (5.97%) HTML
18 4 (5.97%) Java
18 4 (5.97%) CSS
18 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (40.30%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (91.04%) Selenium
2 34 (50.75%) Jenkins
3 27 (40.30%) RubyGems
3 27 (40.30%) WATIR
4 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) JBehave
6 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.99%) Subversion
6 2 (2.99%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.49%) Appium
7 1 (1.49%) webpack
7 1 (1.49%) Calabash
7 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.49%) Capybara
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
1 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Automation Engineer
3 19 (28.36%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (28.36%) Test Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) AWS Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Lead Developer
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Lead Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Designer
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Consultant
11 1 (1.49%) Graduate
11 1 (1.49%) Junior
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Backbone.js
1 24 (35.82%) React
2 22 (32.84%) Underscore.js
3 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.97%) HTML
3 4 (5.97%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.48%) Ajax
5 2 (2.99%) Laravel
5 2 (2.99%) Web Services
5 2 (2.99%) .NET
6 1 (1.49%) jQuery
6 1 (1.49%) HTML5
6 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.49%) Sinatra
6 1 (1.49%) REST
6 1 (1.49%) Sass
6 1 (1.49%) Resque
6 1 (1.49%) Express
6 1 (1.49%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (85.07%) UNIX
2 33 (49.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Scrum
1 43 (64.18%) TDD
2 36 (53.73%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
4 32 (47.76%) Automation Testing
5 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.97%) BDD
8 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.99%) OOP
9 2 (2.99%) OO
9 2 (2.99%) API Testing
10 1 (1.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (97.01%) Ruby
2 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) RubyMotion
7 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle
1 2 (2.99%) Zend
2 1 (1.49%) Google
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