Period
to 26 September 2021

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 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 597 440 684
Rank change year-on-year -157 +244 +98
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 113 41 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 0.99% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 53
10th Percentile £59,375 £48,625 £37,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £54,969 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - -3.70%
75th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £85,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% +4.55%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,476 4,146 10,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.54% 20.90% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,355 3,428 8,446
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,832 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +8.25% +5.00%

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in London

RSpec
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RSpec in London.

Salary trend for RSpec in London

RSpec
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing RSpec in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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 6 months to 26 September 2021. 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
Central London -60 2 £86,250 +38.00% 2
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 112 (99.12%) Ruby
2 98 (86.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (63.72%) Redis
4 68 (60.18%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (53.10%) Heroku
6 59 (52.21%) TDD
7 56 (49.56%) JavaScript
8 55 (48.67%) Test Automation
8 55 (48.67%) Full Stack Development
9 51 (45.13%) AWS
9 51 (45.13%) React
10 50 (44.25%) Finance
11 47 (41.59%) Vue.js
12 44 (38.94%) GitHub
13 40 (35.40%) Node.js
13 40 (35.40%) ES6
14 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
14 39 (34.51%) Capybara
15 38 (33.63%) Mentoring
16 36 (31.86%) Docker
17 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (29.20%) Unix
18 33 (29.20%) GraphQL
19 31 (27.43%) SQL
19 31 (27.43%) Amazon S3
19 31 (27.43%) Sidekiq
19 31 (27.43%) SaaS
20 29 (25.66%) E-Commerce
21 28 (24.78%) Sass

RSpec
Co-occurring 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 26 (23.01%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.96%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (53.10%) Heroku
2 51 (45.13%) AWS
3 44 (38.94%) GitHub
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon S3
4 31 (27.43%) SaaS
5 22 (19.47%) Basecamp
6 17 (15.04%) Cloudflare
7 16 (14.16%) Azure
8 14 (12.39%) Serverless
9 12 (10.62%) GCP
10 9 (7.96%) DigitalOcean
10 9 (7.96%) PaaS
11 4 (3.54%) Stripe
12 2 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.88%) Datadog
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (63.72%) Redis
2 68 (60.18%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (19.47%) Amazon Aurora
4 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
5 14 (12.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
6 13 (11.50%) MySQL
7 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
8 9 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (34.51%) Capybara
1 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
2 28 (24.78%) webpack
3 22 (19.47%) Pivotal Tracker
4 18 (15.93%) Cypress.io
5 17 (15.04%) CircleCI
5 17 (15.04%) JIRA
5 17 (15.04%) Mocha
6 12 (10.62%) minitest
6 12 (10.62%) Sinon.JS
7 11 (9.73%) GitLab
8 5 (4.42%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 50 (44.25%) Finance
2 22 (19.47%) Banking
3 20 (17.70%) Social Skills
4 17 (15.04%) Games
4 17 (15.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (15.04%) Retail
5 11 (9.73%) Local Government
5 11 (9.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (37.17%) Developer
2 26 (23.01%) Full Stack Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 21 (18.58%) Software Engineer
5 17 (15.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Ruby Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Digital Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Python Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Technical Leader
12 5 (4.42%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.77%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 1 (0.88%) Java Engineer
14 1 (0.88%) Java Software Engineer
14 1 (0.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (86.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 51 (45.13%) React
3 47 (41.59%) Vue.js
4 40 (35.40%) Node.js
5 33 (29.20%) GraphQL
6 31 (27.43%) Sidekiq
7 28 (24.78%) Sass
8 21 (18.58%) RESTful
9 20 (17.70%) AngularJS
9 20 (17.70%) Jest
10 17 (15.04%) Django
10 17 (15.04%) Memcached
10 17 (15.04%) Nuxt
10 17 (15.04%) Vuex
11 16 (14.16%) Resque
12 15 (13.27%) jQuery
13 12 (10.62%) Chai
14 11 (9.73%) Web Services
15 9 (7.96%) REST
16 5 (4.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Cloud Native
2 17 (15.04%) User Experience
2 17 (15.04%) Virtual Team
3 16 (14.16%) FMCG
4 5 (4.42%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (52.21%) TDD
3 55 (48.67%) Full Stack Development
3 55 (48.67%) Test Automation
4 38 (33.63%) Mentoring
5 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (25.66%) E-Commerce
7 27 (23.89%) Product Roadmap
8 22 (19.47%) Pair Programming
8 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
8 22 (19.47%) Sprint Planning
8 22 (19.47%) User Stories
9 17 (15.04%) Domain Models
9 17 (15.04%) Fintech
9 17 (15.04%) Open Source
9 17 (15.04%) Scrum
9 17 (15.04%) Technical Debt
10 16 (14.16%) Due Diligence
10 16 (14.16%) Logistics
10 16 (14.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 112 (99.12%) Ruby
2 56 (49.56%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.40%) ES6
4 31 (27.43%) SQL
5 17 (15.04%) Python
6 15 (13.27%) TypeScript
7 13 (11.50%) Java
8 12 (10.62%) Clojure
8 12 (10.62%) Elixir
8 12 (10.62%) Elm
8 12 (10.62%) Go
8 12 (10.62%) Haskell
8 12 (10.62%) Lua
8 12 (10.62%) Rust
8 12 (10.62%) Scala
9 9 (7.96%) CoffeeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (21.24%) Kubernetes
2 15 (13.27%) Terraform
3 4 (3.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) New Relic
2 16 (14.16%) SAP
3 1 (0.88%) Spotify