The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 180 209 180
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 50 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.020% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.31% 0.14% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 6
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
792 709 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 14.07% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 691 643 372
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RSpec
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

RSpec Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RSpec
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Warwickshire +28 44 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Coventry - 2 £44,000 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 66 (100.00%) Java
1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 64 (96.97%) Scrum
3 63 (95.45%) TDD
3 63 (95.45%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (95.45%) Hudson
3 63 (95.45%) Jenkins
4 57 (86.36%) Software Engineering
5 55 (83.33%) Spring
5 55 (83.33%) Java EE
5 55 (83.33%) Degree
5 55 (83.33%) Mathematics
5 55 (83.33%) GlassFish
5 55 (83.33%) Unit Testing
5 55 (83.33%) JPA
5 55 (83.33%) RESTful
5 55 (83.33%) Billing
5 55 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (83.33%) Hibernate
5 55 (83.33%) SQL
5 55 (83.33%) MySQL
5 55 (83.33%) JBoss
5 55 (83.33%) JMS
5 55 (83.33%) SOA
5 55 (83.33%) JAX-RS
5 55 (83.33%) RESTEasy
5 55 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
6 43 (65.15%) Selenium
7 42 (63.64%) WATIR

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 55 (83.33%) GlassFish
1 55 (83.33%) JBoss
2 23 (34.85%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (83.33%) MySQL
1 55 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 63 (95.45%) Hudson
2 63 (95.45%) Jenkins
3 43 (65.15%) Selenium
4 42 (63.64%) WATIR
5 23 (34.85%) JBehave
5 23 (34.85%) JUnit
6 8 (12.12%) Ant
6 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.12%) JIRA
6 8 (12.12%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.55%) Concordion
General
1 55 (83.33%) Billing
2 17 (25.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
1 49 (74.24%) Java Developer
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Developer
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Java Developer
3 25 (37.88%) Senior Developer
3 25 (37.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (36.36%) Senior Agile Developer
4 24 (36.36%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 23 (34.85%) Java Engineer
5 23 (34.85%) Lead Developer
5 23 (34.85%) Lead Java Developer
6 22 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) QA Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Software Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Software Test Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 55 (83.33%) Java EE
1 55 (83.33%) JAX-RS
1 55 (83.33%) JMS
1 55 (83.33%) JPA
1 55 (83.33%) RESTEasy
1 55 (83.33%) RESTful
1 55 (83.33%) Spring
2 23 (34.85%) Grails
3 8 (12.12%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 23 (34.85%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (96.97%) Scrum
3 63 (95.45%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (95.45%) TDD
4 57 (86.36%) Software Engineering
5 55 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
5 55 (83.33%) SOA
5 55 (83.33%) Unit Testing
6 32 (48.48%) DSDM
6 32 (48.48%) Workflow
7 25 (37.88%) Software Delivery
8 23 (34.85%) Coaching
8 23 (34.85%) Mentoring
9 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 9 (13.64%) BDD
10 9 (13.64%) QA Automation
10 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Automation Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (83.33%) SQL
3 40 (60.61%) Ruby
4 23 (34.85%) Groovy
5 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (83.33%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) Puppet
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