The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 304 309 309
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 25 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 0.50% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 20
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1896 1810 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.12% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1604 1440
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
WATIR
London

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WATIR
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the City of London region.

WATIR Salary Trend in the City of London

WATIR
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the City of London

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR.

1 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 29 (70.73%) WebDriver
3 25 (60.98%) Ruby
4 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
4 23 (56.10%) Finance
4 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (53.66%) TDD
5 22 (53.66%) Scrum
6 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
7 17 (41.46%) BDD
8 15 (36.59%) C#
8 15 (36.59%) Degree
8 15 (36.59%) QA
8 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
9 13 (31.71%) Web Services
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 10 (24.39%) ISEB
10 10 (24.39%) Use Case
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 10 (24.39%) RESTful
11 9 (21.95%) Open Source
11 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
11 9 (21.95%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (21.95%) Java
11 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.95%) .NET
11 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
11 9 (21.95%) MVC
11 9 (21.95%) JMeter
11 9 (21.95%) Banking

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) CMS
1 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 29 (70.73%) WebDriver
3 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
4 9 (21.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (21.95%) JMeter
5 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
6 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
7 6 (14.63%) Calabash
7 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
8 5 (12.20%) RSpec
8 5 (12.20%) Subversion
8 5 (12.20%) Hudson
9 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
9 3 (7.32%) WatiN
9 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.88%) JBehave
10 2 (4.88%) JUnit
10 2 (4.88%) TestNG
10 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.88%) NUnit
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Tester
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Technical Tester
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 10 (24.39%) RESTful
3 9 (21.95%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (19.51%) Ajax
5 7 (17.07%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) DOM
6 5 (12.20%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.76%) WCF
8 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.88%) XML
9 1 (2.44%) XSLT
9 1 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (2.44%) JSON
9 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Open Source
3 5 (12.20%) BBC
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) TDD
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) BDD
5 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
6 10 (24.39%) Use Case
7 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.95%) MVC
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Kanban
13 2 (4.88%) Financial Modelling
13 2 (4.88%) UML
13 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Ruby
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Groovy
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) Ada
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) MCSD
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Section 508
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
1 7 (17.07%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago