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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 250 315 310
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -5
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.029% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.21% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 10
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
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
1153 1439 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.23% 14.11% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1280 1336
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) QA
3 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Ruby
4 11 (73.33%) Java
4 11 (73.33%) Test Strategy
4 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
5 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (60.00%) User Stories
7 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
7 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (46.67%) Rally
7 7 (46.67%) SDLC
7 7 (46.67%) API Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
7 7 (46.67%) JIRA
7 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (46.67%) SAP
7 7 (46.67%) ISEB
7 7 (46.67%) JMeter
7 7 (46.67%) iPad
7 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Mercurial

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 7 (46.67%) JMeter
5 7 (46.67%) Mercurial
6 4 (26.67%) Capybara
6 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
7 2 (13.33%) Appium
7 2 (13.33%) Calabash
7 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (13.33%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (13.33%) NUnit
7 2 (13.33%) Robotium
7 2 (13.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Java Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Test Strategy
4 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
5 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (60.00%) User Stories
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) API Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (46.67%) OWASP
6 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Rally
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
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