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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 278 308 312
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 13 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.02% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 15
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
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
1546 1669 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.35% 14.41% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1476 1674
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

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 September 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 16 (94.12%) Cucumber
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) QA
4 13 (76.47%) Finance
4 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
4 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
4 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
5 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
5 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Selenium
6 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
7 9 (52.94%) Capybara
7 9 (52.94%) Open Source
7 9 (52.94%) Ruby
7 9 (52.94%) TDD
8 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
8 8 (47.06%) C#
8 8 (47.06%) HTTP
8 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
8 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
8 8 (47.06%) User Stories
8 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (47.06%) DevOps
8 8 (47.06%) RESTful
8 8 (47.06%) BDD
8 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
8 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Subversion
9 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (29.41%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Cucumber
2 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
4 9 (52.94%) Capybara
5 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
5 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
6 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
7 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
8 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
8 1 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.88%) JMeter
8 1 (5.88%) RSpec
8 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) QA Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Open Source
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) User Stories
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) OOP
7 4 (23.53%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 8 (47.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware