Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 637 792
Rank change year-on-year -106 +155 -38
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 102 206 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.41% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 88 186 104
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £43,750 £44,375 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £92,500 £71,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -

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 15258 14611 15930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.30% 19.52% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12167 12801 13473
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -39 15 £61,250 -18.33% 5
West London +4 4 £55,000 -8.33%
East London +2 1 £52,500 -16.00%
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 88 (86.27%) Ruby
2 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 66 (64.71%) BDD
4 58 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 54 (52.94%) Selenium
6 50 (49.02%) TDD
7 43 (42.16%) Java
7 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
8 42 (41.18%) WebDriver
9 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
10 39 (38.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 38 (37.25%) Scrum
12 33 (32.35%) SQL
12 33 (32.35%) QA
13 31 (30.39%) Linux
14 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
14 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
15 28 (27.45%) HTML
16 27 (26.47%) JIRA
16 27 (26.47%) Capybara
17 25 (24.51%) MySQL
18 23 (22.55%) Continuous Delivery
19 22 (21.57%) QA Automation
20 21 (20.59%) HTTP
20 21 (20.59%) XML
20 21 (20.59%) Kanban
21 19 (18.63%) Web Testing
22 18 (17.65%) Confluence

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 18 (17.65%) Confluence
2 11 (10.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.92%) Ethereum
3 4 (3.92%) Hyperledger
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.73%) GitHub
3 6 (5.88%) Heroku
4 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) Slack
4 4 (3.92%) Trello
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.96%) Route 53
5 2 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.98%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.59%) HTTP
2 10 (9.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
2 25 (24.51%) MySQL
3 17 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.78%) Redis
5 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.92%) Blockchain
6 4 (3.92%) Riak
7 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (64.71%) Cucumber
2 54 (52.94%) Selenium
3 42 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
5 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
6 27 (26.47%) Capybara
6 27 (26.47%) JIRA
7 17 (16.67%) WATIR
8 6 (5.88%) Appium
8 6 (5.88%) Calabash
8 6 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
8 6 (5.88%) JUnit
8 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.88%) TestNG
8 6 (5.88%) VersionOne
9 5 (4.90%) Hudson
10 4 (3.92%) Android Studio
10 4 (3.92%) Babel
10 4 (3.92%) RubyGems
10 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Billing
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Games
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (53.92%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Ruby Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Tester
4 19 (18.63%) Lead Tester
4 19 (18.63%) Selenium Tester
4 19 (18.63%) Technical Leader
4 19 (18.63%) Technical Tester
4 19 (18.63%) Test Leader
5 17 (16.67%) Developer in Test
6 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (27.45%) HTML
3 21 (20.59%) XML
4 12 (11.76%) Redux
5 10 (9.80%) CSS
5 10 (9.80%) JSON
5 10 (9.80%) RESTful
6 9 (8.82%) React Native
7 8 (7.84%) REST
7 8 (7.84%) Sinatra
8 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.86%) Node.js
9 5 (4.90%) Express
9 5 (4.90%) jQuery
9 5 (4.90%) Sidekiq
9 5 (4.90%) Web Services
10 4 (3.92%) Android SDK
10 4 (3.92%) Middleware
10 4 (3.92%) React
10 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Fintech
1 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Bitcoin
3 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.80%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.71%) BDD
3 58 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 50 (49.02%) TDD
6 38 (37.25%) Scrum
7 23 (22.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (21.57%) QA Automation
9 21 (20.59%) Kanban
10 19 (18.63%) Web Testing
11 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 15 (14.71%) DevOps
12 15 (14.71%) SDET
13 13 (12.75%) Data Protection
14 10 (9.80%) Front End Development
14 10 (9.80%) OO
14 10 (9.80%) SOA
15 9 (8.82%) ATDD
16 8 (7.84%) Project Management
17 6 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (86.27%) Ruby
2 43 (42.16%) Java
2 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.35%) SQL
4 7 (6.86%) Clojure
4 7 (6.86%) Elixir
5 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.90%) ES6
6 4 (3.92%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.92%) Solidity
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.98%) Go
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Capistrano
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.88%) Ansible
3 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.92%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Capita
2 6 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Google