The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
England / London
Rank 555 573 587
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 29 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 1.03% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 70 58
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6488 7797 6706
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.51% 18.86% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5471 6751 5536
Median salary £59,250 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.72% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

RSpec
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for RSpec in London

RSpec
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RSpec in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RSpec in London

RSpec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hammersmith - 10 £60,000 -
City of London +33 1 £52,500 - 2
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 66 (90.41%) Ruby
2 44 (60.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
4 39 (53.42%) Cucumber
5 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (43.84%) Linux
7 31 (42.47%) Scrum
8 28 (38.36%) Selenium
9 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
10 26 (35.62%) TDD
11 23 (31.51%) HTML
11 23 (31.51%) CSS
11 23 (31.51%) MongoDB
12 21 (28.77%) Redis
12 21 (28.77%) Capybara
12 21 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (28.77%) MySQL
13 18 (24.66%) jQuery
14 16 (21.92%) JIRA
14 16 (21.92%) HTML5
14 16 (21.92%) NoSQL
14 16 (21.92%) CSS3
15 15 (20.55%) Puppet
15 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
16 14 (19.18%) BDD
16 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (19.18%) Confluence
16 14 (19.18%) Photoshop
17 13 (17.81%) Flash
17 13 (17.81%) Artificial Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (19.18%) Confluence
2 13 (17.81%) nginx
3 12 (16.44%) OpenStack
4 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) SaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.11%) Route 53
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.37%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) MongoDB
2 21 (28.77%) MySQL
2 21 (28.77%) Redis
3 16 (21.92%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
2 39 (53.42%) Cucumber
3 28 (38.36%) Selenium
4 21 (28.77%) Capybara
5 16 (21.92%) JIRA
6 13 (17.81%) WebDriver
7 10 (13.70%) RubyGems
7 10 (13.70%) TeamCity
8 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (12.33%) JMeter
9 6 (8.22%) Appium
9 6 (8.22%) JUnit
9 6 (8.22%) WATIR
10 5 (6.85%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.85%) Vagrant
11 4 (5.48%) TestRail
12 2 (2.74%) Hudson
12 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.74%) Mockito
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) iGaming
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.37%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Ruby Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Technical Director
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) QA Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) Ruby Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (60.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (31.51%) CSS
2 23 (31.51%) HTML
3 18 (24.66%) jQuery
4 16 (21.92%) CSS3
4 16 (21.92%) HTML5
5 13 (17.81%) Backbone.js
5 13 (17.81%) Flash
5 13 (17.81%) Spine.js
6 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.96%) Node.js
8 5 (6.85%) React
8 5 (6.85%) REST
9 4 (5.48%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.48%) Redux
9 4 (5.48%) Sinatra
10 3 (4.11%) libvirt
10 3 (4.11%) Sensu
11 2 (2.74%) PostGIS
11 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Life Science
2 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Blog
4 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) Scrum
3 26 (35.62%) TDD
4 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
5 14 (19.18%) BDD
6 13 (17.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (15.07%) DevOps
8 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.85%) Microservices
10 5 (6.85%) Open Source
10 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Web Testing
11 4 (5.48%) API Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.48%) Kanban
11 4 (5.48%) Market Research
11 4 (5.48%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (90.41%) Ruby
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) Groovy
3 6 (8.22%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) Python
5 4 (5.48%) Elixir
6 3 (4.11%) Go
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) Clojure
7 2 (2.74%) SQL
8 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) OCP
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 6 (8.22%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) LXC
3 3 (4.11%) KVM
3 3 (4.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (20.55%) Puppet
3 7 (9.59%) Ansible
4 5 (6.85%) CFEngine
4 5 (6.85%) Salt
5 3 (4.11%) Ganglia
5 3 (4.11%) Graphite
5 3 (4.11%) StatsD
6 2 (2.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.85%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.48%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) New Relic
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.37%) Zend
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