The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RSpec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
London / City of London
Rank 218 258 301
Rank change year-on-year +40 +43  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 1 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.94% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 10
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.19% -4.54%  

RSpec is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 973 1274 1373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.42% 18.13% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1152 1207
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RSpec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in the City of London

RSpec
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for RSpec in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 15 (83.33%) Ruby
1 15 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 15 (83.33%) Redis
2 14 (77.78%) jQuery
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) Photoshop
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Flash
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) CSS3
3 13 (72.22%) Backbone.js
3 13 (72.22%) Spine.js
3 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (72.22%) nginx
3 13 (72.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
3 13 (72.22%) User Experience
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Puppet
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.11%) Ansible
6 2 (11.11%) Docker
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Redis
2 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
2 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) Appium
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) Capybara
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) WATIR
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Technical Director
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (77.78%) jQuery
3 13 (72.22%) Backbone.js
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) CSS3
3 13 (72.22%) Flash
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 13 (72.22%) Spine.js
4 2 (11.11%) Java SE
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Redux
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Microservices
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Clojure
3 2 (11.11%) Go
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Elixir
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) OCP
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle