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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 514 588
Rank change year-on-year -43 +74  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 59 130 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.67% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 125 87
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -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 7719 7780 7594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 21.30% 19.42% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6185 6831 6379
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 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 - 9 £55,000 -
City of London +9 2 £52,500 -12.50% 2
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 72 (81.82%) Ruby
2 54 (61.36%) Cucumber
3 49 (55.68%) Test Automation
4 47 (53.41%) Scrum
5 46 (52.27%) Selenium
6 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (51.14%) TDD
7 44 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 37 (42.05%) BDD
9 32 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
9 32 (36.36%) JIRA
10 31 (35.23%) MySQL
11 30 (34.09%) Capybara
12 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
13 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
14 21 (23.86%) DevOps
15 19 (21.59%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (21.59%) Confluence
15 19 (21.59%) RubyGems
15 19 (21.59%) TeamCity
15 19 (21.59%) Atlassian
16 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
17 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
19 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (15.91%) JUnit
20 14 (15.91%) CSS
21 13 (14.77%) SQL
22 12 (13.64%) HTML
22 12 (13.64%) Java

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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 19 (21.59%) Confluence
1 19 (21.59%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) GitHub
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.55%) Route 53
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.14%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) MySQL
2 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.36%) Redis
5 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 54 (61.36%) Cucumber
2 46 (52.27%) Selenium
3 44 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 32 (36.36%) JIRA
5 30 (34.09%) Capybara
6 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
7 19 (21.59%) RubyGems
7 19 (21.59%) TeamCity
8 14 (15.91%) JUnit
9 11 (12.50%) Appium
9 11 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
9 11 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 11 (12.50%) TestNG
9 11 (12.50%) VersionOne
10 5 (5.68%) CircleCI
10 5 (5.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (5.68%) Vagrant
11 4 (4.55%) JMeter
12 3 (3.41%) WATIR
13 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Ruby Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Automation Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Tester
5 11 (12.50%) Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Junior
8 5 (5.68%) Developer in Test
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.41%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (15.91%) CSS
3 12 (13.64%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 8 (9.09%) Node.js
5 7 (7.95%) Gherkin
5 7 (7.95%) jQuery
5 7 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (7.95%) Sass
6 6 (6.82%) Sinatra
7 5 (5.68%) Memcached
7 5 (5.68%) REST
7 5 (5.68%) Zurb Foundation
8 3 (3.41%) CSS3
8 3 (3.41%) libvirt
8 3 (3.41%) Pyramid
8 3 (3.41%) React
8 3 (3.41%) Sensu
8 3 (3.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Fintech
2 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.68%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Test Automation
2 47 (53.41%) Scrum
3 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.14%) TDD
4 37 (42.05%) BDD
5 21 (23.86%) DevOps
6 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.64%) ATDD
8 12 (13.64%) Kanban
9 11 (12.50%) Coaching
9 11 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 11 (12.50%) RAD
9 11 (12.50%) SDLC
10 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
12 6 (6.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) Ruby
2 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) Java
5 8 (9.09%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (4.55%) C#
7 4 (4.55%) Clojure
8 2 (2.27%) Elixir
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) OCP
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) KVM
2 3 (3.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.41%) Ganglia
3 3 (3.41%) Graphite
3 3 (3.41%) StatsD
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.27%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Atlassian
2 11 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.68%) New Relic
3 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.68%) SAP
3 5 (5.68%) Splunk
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
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