Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 594 575
Rank change year-on-year +72 -19 +83
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 18 25 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.066% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.37% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 74
South East median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% -6.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £43,200 £52,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £68,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +5.77%

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 5905 6677 7237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.75% 17.54% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 6058 6138
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RSpec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in the South East

RSpec
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

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RSpec in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for RSpec in the South East

RSpec
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 6 months to 22 July 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
Surrey +57 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Thames Valley +49 7 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Berkshire +43 7 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Hampshire +34 1 £47,500 -24.00% 2
RSpec
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (88.89%) Ruby
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (66.67%) HTML
5 12 (66.67%) TDD
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) GitHub
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
9 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 5 (27.78%) BDD
9 5 (27.78%) DevOps
10 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) OOD
10 4 (22.22%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) C#
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) PHP
11 3 (16.67%) MVC
11 3 (16.67%) JIRA
11 3 (16.67%) QA

RSpec
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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) AWS OpsWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Sublime Text
3 3 (16.67%) TextMate
4 2 (11.11%) Capybara
4 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.11%) JBehave
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (11.11%) Protractor
4 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) WATIR
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Games
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 2 (11.11%) GWT
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.11%) API Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ATDD
7 2 (11.11%) Context-Driven Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Elixir
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Plumtree
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