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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 616 641 635
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 36 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 46
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
WATIR
England

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
8105 7234 8475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.27% 16.21% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7051 6034 7056
Median salary £56,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Chiswick - 1 - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 89 (95.70%) Cucumber
2 85 (91.40%) Selenium
3 84 (90.32%) QA
3 84 (90.32%) Ruby
4 73 (78.49%) Test Automation
5 68 (73.12%) BDD
6 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (61.29%) Java
8 55 (59.14%) JMeter
9 53 (56.99%) Jenkins
10 45 (48.39%) JIRA
10 45 (48.39%) E-Commerce
11 42 (45.16%) WebDriver
11 42 (45.16%) Manual Testing
12 41 (44.09%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (44.09%) TDD
13 37 (39.78%) ISTQB
13 37 (39.78%) ISEB
13 37 (39.78%) Appium
14 34 (36.56%) Test Scripting
15 32 (34.41%) Gherkin
16 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
17 28 (30.11%) SDLC
18 27 (29.03%) Automation Testing
19 26 (27.96%) iPad
20 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
21 24 (25.81%) Test Strategy
21 24 (25.81%) API Testing
22 23 (24.73%) User Stories
22 23 (24.73%) Mercurial

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 89 (95.70%) Cucumber
2 85 (91.40%) Selenium
3 55 (59.14%) JMeter
4 53 (56.99%) Jenkins
5 45 (48.39%) JIRA
6 42 (45.16%) WebDriver
7 37 (39.78%) Appium
8 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
9 23 (24.73%) Mercurial
10 19 (20.43%) RSpec
11 13 (13.98%) LoadRunner
11 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
12 11 (11.83%) Calabash
12 11 (11.83%) Gerrit
13 9 (9.68%) IntelliJ
13 9 (9.68%) Paros
13 9 (9.68%) RubyMine
14 8 (8.60%) Capybara
14 8 (8.60%) Hudson
15 7 (7.53%) Robotium
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Back Office
2 3 (3.23%) Front Office
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 34 (36.56%) Test Analyst
3 30 (32.26%) QA Engineer
4 24 (25.81%) QA Analyst
5 21 (22.58%) QA Test Analyst
6 18 (19.35%) QA Automation Engineer
6 18 (19.35%) Senior QA Engineer
6 18 (19.35%) Test Engineer
7 17 (18.28%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 17 (18.28%) Tester
8 16 (17.20%) QA Test Engineer
9 15 (16.13%) Ruby Engineer
10 13 (13.98%) QA Tester
10 13 (13.98%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (11.83%) Automation Tester
13 10 (10.75%) Ruby Automation Tester
14 9 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
15 8 (8.60%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
16 7 (7.53%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.41%) Gherkin
2 17 (18.28%) Web Services
3 14 (15.05%) REST
4 2 (2.15%) RESTful
4 2 (2.15%) SOAP
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) iPad
2 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.38%) Fintech
4 5 (5.38%) Social Media
5 3 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) New Media
7 1 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Android
1 12 (12.90%) Apple iOS
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Kali Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Unix
4 6 (6.45%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) Test Automation
2 68 (73.12%) BDD
3 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (48.39%) E-Commerce
5 42 (45.16%) Manual Testing
6 41 (44.09%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (44.09%) TDD
7 34 (36.56%) Test Scripting
8 28 (30.11%) SDLC
9 27 (29.03%) Automation Testing
10 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
11 24 (25.81%) API Testing
11 24 (25.81%) Test Strategy
12 23 (24.73%) User Stories
13 21 (22.58%) OWASP
14 17 (18.28%) Scrum
15 15 (16.13%) Security Testing
16 14 (15.05%) Non-Functional Testing
17 13 (13.98%) Kanban
17 13 (13.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (90.32%) Ruby
2 57 (61.29%) Java
3 15 (16.13%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) PHP
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) ISEB
1 37 (39.78%) ISTQB
2 21 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (18.28%) Degree
4 12 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (90.32%) QA
2 8 (8.60%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Rally
1 12 (12.90%) SAP
2 7 (7.53%) ATG
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Telerik