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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 259 309 332
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +23
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 7 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.019% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.14% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 14
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £63,650
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
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
1221 1392 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.56% 13.35% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1209 1780
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
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 4 May 2016.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the City of London

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) QA
2 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
3 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 16 (88.89%) Automated Testing
4 15 (83.33%) BDD
4 15 (83.33%) Test Strategy
4 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (83.33%) User Stories
5 14 (77.78%) Java
6 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
6 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
6 13 (72.22%) WebDriver
6 13 (72.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (66.67%) SDLC
7 12 (66.67%) API Testing
7 12 (66.67%) iPad
7 12 (66.67%) Mercurial
7 12 (66.67%) OWASP
7 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
7 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
7 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (66.67%) Rally
7 12 (66.67%) SAP
7 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
7 12 (66.67%) ISEB
7 12 (66.67%) JMeter
7 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
7 12 (66.67%) JIRA

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:

Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
3 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 13 (72.22%) WebDriver
5 12 (66.67%) JIRA
5 12 (66.67%) JMeter
5 12 (66.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (11.11%) NUnit
6 2 (11.11%) RSpec
6 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) QA Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Java Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) iPad
2 3 (16.67%) Grid Computing
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Automated Testing
1 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 15 (83.33%) BDD
2 15 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 15 (83.33%) User Stories
3 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
4 12 (66.67%) API Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 12 (66.67%) OWASP
4 12 (66.67%) SDLC
4 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) QA Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Rally
1 12 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik