The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RSpec
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 211 227
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16  
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 11 36 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.58% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 3.92% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 2
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.32%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 870 918 878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.96% 14.73% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 752 799 792
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for RSpec in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warwickshire +8 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
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For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) DSDM
1 11 (100.00%) JMS
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) Workflow
1 11 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Billing
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
1 11 (100.00%) WATIR
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Hudson

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (100.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Hudson
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) WATIR
General
1 11 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) HornetQ
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
1 11 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 11 (100.00%) JMS
1 11 (100.00%) RESTEasy
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) DSDM
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Microservices
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Single Customer View
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
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