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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 308 303 301
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 3 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.65% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 11
Average salary £60,000 £61,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
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
1447 1549 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 14.91% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1333 1320
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (50.00%) Capybara
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (50.00%) Capybara
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) Robotium
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA