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

RSpec
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 172 -
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 983 703 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.78% 20.15% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 839 618 673
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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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

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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

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 Manchester region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) git-flow
2 9 (81.82%) Vagrant
2 9 (81.82%) Capistrano
2 9 (81.82%) Resque
3 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) Process Management
5 4 (36.36%) B2B
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) iPad

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Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) git-flow
2 9 (81.82%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (81.82%) Resque
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Process Management
2 4 (36.36%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Capistrano