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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 257 297 327
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +30
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 5 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.82% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 24
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
1057 1593 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 15.14% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1363 1653
Median salary £58,500 £60,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing WATIR 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 City of London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) Ruby
4 10 (76.92%) WebDriver
4 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
5 9 (69.23%) Java
5 9 (69.23%) JMeter
6 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
6 8 (61.54%) User Stories
7 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
7 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
8 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
8 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
8 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
8 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (38.46%) SDLC
9 5 (38.46%) API Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Context-Driven Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Rally
9 5 (38.46%) JIRA
9 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
9 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
9 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
9 5 (38.46%) OWASP

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
3 10 (76.92%) WebDriver
4 9 (69.23%) JMeter
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
6 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
7 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (30.77%) WatiN
8 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
9 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Test Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
4 8 (61.54%) User Stories
5 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
6 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
6 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (38.46%) API Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Context-Driven Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 5 (38.46%) OWASP
7 5 (38.46%) SDLC
7 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Open Source
9 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Rally
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik