The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 304 321 327
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 4 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 1.04% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 3
Average salary £70,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.44% +9.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
WATIR
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1351 2124 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.43% 16.49% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1857 1389
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Jasmine
3 5 (71.43%) Capybara
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Jasmine
3 5 (71.43%) Capybara
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Robotium
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (14.29%) Calabash
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA