The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / London
Rank 545 599 619
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +20
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 29 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.70% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 17
Median salary £58,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6390 7614 6741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.51% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5478 6620 5604
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in London

WATIR
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the London region.

WATIR Salary Trend in London

WATIR
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

WATIR Salary Histogram in London

WATIR
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 3 £50,000 - 2
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 60 (89.55%) Ruby
1 60 (89.55%) Selenium
2 54 (80.60%) Cucumber
3 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (65.67%) BDD
5 41 (61.19%) SoapUI
6 36 (53.73%) Capybara
7 34 (50.75%) Java
8 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
9 30 (44.78%) Appium
9 30 (44.78%) QA
10 29 (43.28%) TDD
10 29 (43.28%) JMeter
11 26 (38.81%) Test Automation
12 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
12 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
13 24 (35.82%) Scrum
14 23 (34.33%) Test Management
14 23 (34.33%) WebDriver
15 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
16 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (29.85%) JIRA
18 19 (28.36%) Finance
18 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
19 18 (26.87%) C#
19 18 (26.87%) Linux
20 16 (23.88%) Python
20 16 (23.88%) Retail
21 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
21 14 (20.90%) SQL

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (8.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) G Suite
1 13 (19.40%) Office 365
1 13 (19.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) Endeca
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (89.55%) Selenium
2 54 (80.60%) Cucumber
3 41 (61.19%) SoapUI
4 36 (53.73%) Capybara
5 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
6 30 (44.78%) Appium
7 29 (43.28%) JMeter
8 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
9 23 (34.33%) WebDriver
10 20 (29.85%) JIRA
11 13 (19.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (19.40%) Buildbot
11 13 (19.40%) Ranorex
12 8 (11.94%) Calabash
13 7 (10.45%) Gatling
13 7 (10.45%) Gerrit
13 7 (10.45%) Mercurial
13 7 (10.45%) NeoLoad
13 7 (10.45%) WebLOAD
14 6 (8.96%) RSpec
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Tester
2 14 (20.90%) Test Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Automation Tester
3 13 (19.40%) Consultant
3 13 (19.40%) Test Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Developer in Test
4 12 (17.91%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) QA Leader
6 9 (13.43%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (13.43%) QA Tester
7 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Leader
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Automation Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Senior QA Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Test Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) XML
2 9 (13.43%) HTML
3 7 (10.45%) Gherkin
4 6 (8.96%) SOAP
5 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) .NET
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.97%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) BDD
3 29 (43.28%) TDD
4 26 (38.81%) Test Automation
5 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
6 24 (35.82%) Scrum
7 23 (34.33%) Test Management
8 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
9 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
11 14 (20.90%) API Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
11 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (20.90%) Security Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Web Testing
12 13 (19.40%) DSDM
12 13 (19.40%) Kanban
12 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.91%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (14.93%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) Ruby
2 34 (50.75%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 16 (23.88%) Python
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
6 13 (19.40%) C
6 13 (19.40%) C++
6 13 (19.40%) PHP
6 13 (19.40%) Scala
7 5 (7.46%) Groovy
8 3 (4.48%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.48%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.78%) QA
2 10 (14.93%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Google
2 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.97%) ATG
3 4 (5.97%) Demandware
3 4 (5.97%) hybris
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) TOWER Software
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