Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RSpec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RSpec over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 281 321
Rank change year-on-year +57 +40 +5
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 29 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.063% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 0.42% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 1
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 - £45,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +43.84%

RSpec is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,230 1,188 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.80% 15.05% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 998 1,127
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,225 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RSpec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in Berkshire

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Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for RSpec in Berkshire

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Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ascot - 24 £47,500 - 1
Reading - 5 £40,000 - 1
RSpec
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) CSS
3 26 (89.66%) Ruby
4 24 (82.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 24 (82.76%) TextMate
4 24 (82.76%) Sublime Text
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
6 3 (10.34%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) API Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
6 3 (10.34%) JBehave
7 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Tricentis Tosca
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (82.76%) Sublime Text
2 24 (82.76%) TextMate
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.34%) JBehave
4 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Capybara
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.90%) Protractor
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.90%) WATIR
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Games
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
1 24 (82.76%) Ruby Developer
1 24 (82.76%) Senior Developer
1 24 (82.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
2 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
2 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Consultant
3 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) CSS
1 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
4 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.90%) GWT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) BDD
2 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.34%) API Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) OOP
3 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing
4 2 (6.90%) ATDD
4 2 (6.90%) Context-Driven Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian