The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 587 617 607
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 29 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.61% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £59,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
7095 8619 6697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.56% 17.54% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 7293 5752
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

WATIR Salary Histogram in London

WATIR
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 4 £70,000 +27.27% 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (79.31%) Selenium
3 45 (77.59%) BDD
4 41 (70.69%) Cucumber
5 32 (55.17%) TDD
6 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
7 29 (50.00%) Ruby
8 27 (46.55%) Scrum
9 25 (43.10%) QA
10 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
11 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
11 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
12 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (34.48%) OO
14 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
14 18 (31.03%) Kanban
14 18 (31.03%) Calabash
14 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
15 17 (29.31%) RESTful
15 17 (29.31%) Java
16 16 (27.59%) Open Source
16 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
17 15 (25.86%) JBehave
17 15 (25.86%) C#
17 15 (25.86%) Finance
18 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
18 13 (22.41%) SpecFlow
18 13 (22.41%) Gherkin
18 13 (22.41%) User Experience
18 13 (22.41%) SDLC

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (5.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (79.31%) Selenium
2 41 (70.69%) Cucumber
3 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
4 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
4 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
5 18 (31.03%) Calabash
6 15 (25.86%) JBehave
7 13 (22.41%) SpecFlow
8 12 (20.69%) Capybara
9 10 (17.24%) JUnit
9 10 (17.24%) Subversion
9 10 (17.24%) JIRA
10 8 (13.79%) NUnit
10 8 (13.79%) JMeter
11 7 (12.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (12.07%) FitNesse
11 7 (12.07%) Hudson
12 6 (10.34%) ClearQuest
12 6 (10.34%) Bugzilla
12 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Games
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Test Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Tester
4 10 (17.24%) QA Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) QA Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.62%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Tester
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) RESTful
2 13 (22.41%) Gherkin
2 13 (22.41%) XML
3 12 (20.69%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) XSLT
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) .NET
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 13 (22.41%) User Experience
2 13 (22.41%) Blog
2 13 (22.41%) W3C
3 5 (8.62%) Online Gambling
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) UNIX
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Android
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) BDD
3 32 (55.17%) TDD
4 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
5 27 (46.55%) Scrum
6 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (34.48%) OO
8 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
8 18 (31.03%) Kanban
8 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
9 16 (27.59%) Open Source
10 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
10 13 (22.41%) SDLC
10 13 (22.41%) RAD
11 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
13 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
14 6 (10.34%) OOP
14 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Ruby
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
2 13 (22.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) VMware
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago