The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 317 305 323
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 15 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.61% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 18
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +37.50%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2051 1630 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 13.86% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 1417 1438
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
WATIR
London

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 18 April 2014.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the City of London

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Ruby
2 17 (65.38%) Selenium
3 16 (61.54%) WebDriver
4 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) QA
5 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (34.62%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
10 7 (26.92%) BDD
11 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 6 (23.08%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) Perl
12 5 (19.23%) OO
12 5 (19.23%) Python
12 5 (19.23%) JMeter
12 5 (19.23%) Banking
12 5 (19.23%) Retail
12 5 (19.23%) BBC
12 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Android
12 5 (19.23%) Open Source
12 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
12 5 (19.23%) Hudson
12 5 (19.23%) RSpec
12 5 (19.23%) WatiN

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) CMS
1 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) JMeter
6 5 (19.23%) Hudson
6 5 (19.23%) RSpec
6 5 (19.23%) WatiN
6 5 (19.23%) Calabash
7 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (11.54%) JUnit
8 3 (11.54%) JSUnit
9 2 (7.69%) Subversion
10 1 (3.85%) JIRA
10 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
10 1 (3.85%) Capybara
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Ajax
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) DOM
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) WCF
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) BBC
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Android
1 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) RAD
8 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
9 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft