The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 245 221 233
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1132 881 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 16.51% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 910 701 681
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

RSpec Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
South Yorkshire -2 10 £37,500 +15.38%
RSpec
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (72.73%) RubyMotion
4 8 (72.73%) Puppet
4 8 (72.73%) Apache Cordova
4 8 (72.73%) PhoneGap
4 8 (72.73%) CoffeeScript
4 8 (72.73%) Backbone.js
4 8 (72.73%) Facebook
4 8 (72.73%) Twitter
4 8 (72.73%) Ember.js
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (72.73%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) B2B
6 1 (9.09%) B2C

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) PhoneGap
2 8 (72.73%) Backbone.js
2 8 (72.73%) Ember.js
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Cordova
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Velocity
3 1 (9.09%) Grails
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) AOP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
2 1 (9.09%) B2C
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) CoffeeScript
2 8 (72.73%) RubyMotion
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (72.73%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Facebook
1 8 (72.73%) Twitter