The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 753 814 808
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -6
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 143 115 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.096% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 123 94 76
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17958 19133 16594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.30% 16.04% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15862 14138
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RSpec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec within the UK.

RSpec Salary Trend in the UK

RSpec
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 within the UK.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the UK

RSpec
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
England +56 143 £57,500 +15.00% 23
London +39 90 £60,000 +11.62% 15
South East +40 37 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Surrey - 36 £65,000 - 4
Egham - 28 £65,000 -
City of London +37 22 £62,500 +31.57% 5
East of England +17 11 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire -3 8 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 - 1
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwick 0 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire -6 1 £36,500 -36.52%
Warwickshire -17 1 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -21 1 £47,500 -5.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £36,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £75,000 -

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 237 (90.46%) Ruby
2 202 (77.10%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (61.07%) Cucumber
4 137 (52.29%) JavaScript
5 132 (50.38%) TDD
6 126 (48.09%) BDD
7 122 (46.56%) Scrum
8 111 (42.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 106 (40.46%) Git (software)
10 104 (39.69%) Selenium
11 91 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (34.35%) Linux
13 71 (27.10%) CSS
13 71 (27.10%) Jenkins
14 68 (25.95%) Backbone.js
15 67 (25.57%) HTML
16 64 (24.43%) Web Services
17 63 (24.05%) Java
17 63 (24.05%) Puppet
18 61 (23.28%) QA
19 58 (22.14%) Test Automation
20 57 (21.76%) MongoDB
21 56 (21.37%) UNIX
22 55 (20.99%) SQL
23 52 (19.85%) OO
23 52 (19.85%) AngularJS
24 47 (17.94%) Subversion
25 46 (17.56%) Redis
26 44 (16.79%) E-Commerce
26 44 (16.79%) DevOps

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 37 (14.12%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (12.98%) nginx
2 34 (12.98%) Node.js
3 8 (3.05%) Confluence
4 5 (1.91%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.15%) Drupal
7 2 (0.76%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.76%) JBoss
7 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.96%) SaaS
1 13 (4.96%) PaaS
1 13 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.20%) IaaS
3 9 (3.44%) Heroku
4 8 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.78%) Internet
2 7 (2.67%) FTP
3 5 (1.91%) DNS
3 5 (1.91%) HTTP
3 5 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.91%) DSL
4 3 (1.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.76%) MongoDB
2 46 (17.56%) Redis
3 43 (16.41%) NoSQL
4 34 (12.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (10.69%) MySQL
6 23 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.82%) Big Data
9 9 (3.44%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.91%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) HBase
11 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 160 (61.07%) Cucumber
2 106 (40.46%) Git (software)
3 104 (39.69%) Selenium
4 71 (27.10%) Jenkins
5 47 (17.94%) Subversion
6 31 (11.83%) WebDriver
7 22 (8.40%) Jasmine
8 20 (7.63%) WATIR
9 17 (6.49%) Firebug
9 17 (6.49%) Fiddler
10 16 (6.11%) RubyGems
11 15 (5.73%) Capybara
12 13 (4.96%) Maven
12 13 (4.96%) JIRA
13 12 (4.58%) Gradle
13 12 (4.58%) Appium
14 11 (4.20%) FitNesse
14 11 (4.20%) Calabash
15 10 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (3.05%) Mocha
General
1 29 (11.07%) Finance
2 12 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.82%) Marketing
4 9 (3.44%) Law
5 8 (3.05%) Games
6 7 (2.67%) Retail
7 6 (2.29%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 146 (55.73%) Developer
2 75 (28.63%) Ruby Developer
3 39 (14.89%) QA Engineer
4 36 (13.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 24 (9.16%) Automation Engineer
6 22 (8.40%) Lead Developer
7 16 (6.11%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.11%) Analyst
8 12 (4.58%) AWS Developer
9 10 (3.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 10 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.44%) Junior
10 9 (3.44%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.05%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 8 (3.05%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.67%) Lead Designer
12 7 (2.67%) Tester
12 7 (2.67%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (42.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 71 (27.10%) CSS
3 68 (25.95%) Backbone.js
4 67 (25.57%) HTML
5 64 (24.43%) Web Services
6 52 (19.85%) AngularJS
7 38 (14.50%) Gherkin
8 37 (14.12%) JSON
8 37 (14.12%) Ember.js
9 34 (12.98%) KnockoutJS
10 33 (12.60%) XML
11 27 (10.31%) React
12 25 (9.54%) HTML5
12 25 (9.54%) Underscore.js
13 24 (9.16%) jQuery
14 23 (8.78%) RESTful
15 17 (6.49%) REST
16 16 (6.11%) Ajax
17 12 (4.58%) JMS
18 9 (3.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.20%) Open Source
4 6 (2.29%) Online Gambling
5 5 (1.91%) Social Media
5 5 (1.91%) iPad
6 4 (1.53%) Kindle
6 4 (1.53%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 90 (34.35%) Linux
2 56 (21.37%) UNIX
3 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.67%) Android
4 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.15%) Windows
6 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (77.10%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (50.38%) TDD
3 126 (48.09%) BDD
4 122 (46.56%) Scrum
5 91 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (22.14%) Test Automation
7 52 (19.85%) OO
8 44 (16.79%) E-Commerce
8 44 (16.79%) DevOps
9 31 (11.83%) Automation Testing
10 29 (11.07%) Software Engineering
11 26 (9.92%) Automated Testing
12 25 (9.54%) Pair Programming
12 25 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (6.87%) UML
14 17 (6.49%) B2C
14 17 (6.49%) Compatibility Testing
14 17 (6.49%) Kanban
15 15 (5.73%) MVC
15 15 (5.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 237 (90.46%) Ruby
2 137 (52.29%) JavaScript
3 63 (24.05%) Java
4 55 (20.99%) SQL
5 22 (8.40%) Scala
6 19 (7.25%) C#
7 17 (6.49%) Python
8 12 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.44%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (2.67%) Perl
10 7 (2.67%) PHP
10 7 (2.67%) Groovy
11 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.53%) Go
13 3 (1.15%) Haskell
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.76%) RubyMotion
15 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (2.29%) Degree
2 5 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (1.91%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (23.28%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.67%) Varnish
2 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 63 (24.05%) Puppet
2 39 (14.89%) Ansible
3 26 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.05%) Capistrano
5 7 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.76%) Nagios
6 2 (0.76%) Graphite
6 2 (0.76%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.76%) Salt
6 2 (0.76%) logstash
6 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (8.40%) Oracle
2 8 (3.05%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.29%) Rackspace
3 6 (2.29%) SAP
4 5 (1.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.91%) Google
4 5 (1.91%) hybris
5 4 (1.53%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.15%) IBM
6 3 (1.15%) Fiorano
6 3 (1.15%) Zend
7 2 (0.76%) Akamai
7 2 (0.76%) F5
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe
7 2 (0.76%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
8 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
City, London
Explore Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, health insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parity Professionals
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
La Fosse Associates Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago