The first table below looks at the demand for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 25 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.01% 0.65% 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 2.63% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.27%
Development Applications Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.54% 24.52% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 33
Average salary £52,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
RSpec
Hertfordshire

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

RSpec
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

RSpec Salary Trend in Stevenage

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Web Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) C#