Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 361 366
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.048% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.23% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
North West median annual salary £67,500 £40,750 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.64% +49.54% -63.67%
10th Percentile £54,750 £34,375 £26,025
90th Percentile £82,250 £47,500 £28,675
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2855 2657 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.36% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2384 2175
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RSpec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for RSpec in the North West

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RSpec in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RSpec in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester -23 2 £67,500 +53.41%
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Planning Poker
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Fedora
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Planning Poker
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform