The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
England / East of England
Rank 248 267 256
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.033% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Median salary £55,000 - £50,000
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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1211 1192 1222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.86% 16.22% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 929 969
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

RSpec
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for RSpec in the East of England

RSpec
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Redis
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Loggly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) JBehave
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Behat
4 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 1 (14.29%) Haml
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Lucene
4 1 (14.29%) pytest
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) New Relic
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack