Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 191 216
Rank change year-on-year +42 +25 -4
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.25% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 0.76% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Reading median annual salary £40,000 - -
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 454 524 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.08% 14.96% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 375 439 497
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,800 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in Reading

RSpec
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for RSpec in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Protractor
3 3 (50.00%) JBehave
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Tricentis Tosca
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
3 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Capybara
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (50.00%) GWT

RSpec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Capybara
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (50.00%) Protractor
2 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) WATIR
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Games
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (50.00%) GWT
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
3 3 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian