The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 188 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median salary £44,000 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 970 758 698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.61% 22.49% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 816 651 623
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

RSpec
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for RSpec in Manchester

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Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Manchester 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
Stockport - 5 £44,000 -
RSpec
North West

RSpec
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 21 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (95.24%) git-flow
3 17 (80.95%) Vagrant
4 16 (76.19%) Capistrano
4 16 (76.19%) Resque
5 14 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (47.62%) Process Management
7 9 (42.86%) JSON
8 5 (23.81%) B2B
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) User Stories
9 4 (19.05%) iPad
9 4 (19.05%) OOP
10 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
10 1 (4.76%) Web Development
10 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.76%) CMS
10 1 (4.76%) VLE
10 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
10 1 (4.76%) REST
10 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
10 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (95.24%) git-flow
3 17 (80.95%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (95.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (76.19%) Resque
3 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Process Management
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) B2B
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
2 5 (23.81%) User Stories
3 4 (19.05%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
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