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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 581 613 620
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 58 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 43
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
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
7536 6627 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.35% 16.19% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6580 5519 5851
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +65 11 £50,000 -16.66% 3
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 80 (90.91%) Selenium
2 75 (85.23%) Cucumber
3 73 (82.95%) Ruby
4 69 (78.41%) QA
5 66 (75.00%) Test Automation
6 65 (73.86%) BDD
7 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (65.91%) Java
9 45 (51.14%) WebDriver
9 45 (51.14%) Jenkins
10 42 (47.73%) JMeter
11 40 (45.45%) E-Commerce
12 39 (44.32%) JIRA
13 38 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (39.77%) TDD
15 32 (36.36%) Manual Testing
15 32 (36.36%) Appium
16 30 (34.09%) Test Scripting
17 29 (32.95%) Gherkin
18 28 (31.82%) ISEB
19 26 (29.55%) ISTQB
20 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
20 25 (28.41%) SDLC
21 23 (26.14%) API Testing
21 23 (26.14%) Test Strategy
22 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
22 21 (23.86%) iPad
23 20 (22.73%) Web Services
24 18 (20.45%) User Stories
25 17 (19.32%) Scrum

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (1.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (90.91%) Selenium
2 75 (85.23%) Cucumber
3 45 (51.14%) Jenkins
3 45 (51.14%) WebDriver
4 42 (47.73%) JMeter
5 39 (44.32%) JIRA
6 32 (36.36%) Appium
7 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
8 16 (18.18%) Mercurial
9 15 (17.05%) RSpec
10 13 (14.77%) Capybara
10 13 (14.77%) SoapUI
11 12 (13.64%) Calabash
12 9 (10.23%) Gerrit
13 8 (9.09%) Hudson
13 8 (9.09%) SpecFlow
14 7 (7.95%) IntelliJ
14 7 (7.95%) Paros
14 7 (7.95%) RubyMine
15 6 (6.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 26 (29.55%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 22 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) QA Analyst
5 17 (19.32%) QA Automation Engineer
5 17 (19.32%) Test Engineer
6 16 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
7 15 (17.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 14 (15.91%) Tester
9 12 (13.64%) Senior QA Engineer
10 11 (12.50%) Java Engineer
11 10 (11.36%) Automation Tester
11 10 (11.36%) Ruby Automation Tester
12 9 (10.23%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
13 8 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
14 7 (7.95%) QA Tester
14 7 (7.95%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) Gherkin
2 20 (22.73%) Web Services
3 14 (15.91%) REST
4 5 (5.68%) RESTful
5 3 (3.41%) SOAP
5 3 (3.41%) XML
6 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) iPad
2 9 (10.23%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Fintech
5 2 (2.27%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.27%) New Media
6 1 (1.14%) Online Games
6 1 (1.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Kali Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Android
3 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 65 (73.86%) BDD
3 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 38 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (39.77%) TDD
7 32 (36.36%) Manual Testing
8 30 (34.09%) Test Scripting
9 25 (28.41%) SDLC
10 23 (26.14%) API Testing
10 23 (26.14%) Test Strategy
11 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
12 18 (20.45%) User Stories
13 17 (19.32%) Scrum
14 16 (18.18%) Automation Testing
15 14 (15.91%) OWASP
16 13 (14.77%) Open Source
17 12 (13.64%) QA Automation
17 12 (13.64%) Security Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) Ruby
2 58 (65.91%) Java
3 13 (14.77%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 8 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) Groovy
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.68%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) ISEB
2 26 (29.55%) ISTQB
3 17 (19.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.23%) Degree
5 7 (7.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (78.41%) QA
2 16 (18.18%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) ATG
2 7 (7.95%) Rally
2 7 (7.95%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago