The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 444 443
Rank change year-on-year +64 -1  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 9 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.088% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.50% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 34
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% -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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2867 3372 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.35% 17.42% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 3045 3075
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RSpec in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RSpec in the South East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for RSpec in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Surrey +45 8 £47,500 - 2
Berkshire +24 1 - -
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South East region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) GitHub
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 2 (22.22%) Fintech
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (22.22%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (11.11%) API Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Coaching

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) AWS OpsWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) API Testing
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
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