The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 560 566 586
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 78 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.090% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 36
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £29,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8557 6967 7105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.61% 15.74% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7292 5953 6215
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
WATIR
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +13 25 £55,000 +4.76% 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 110 (83.97%) Cucumber
2 95 (72.52%) BDD
3 89 (67.94%) Selenium
4 81 (61.83%) Ruby
5 76 (58.02%) QA
6 75 (57.25%) TDD
7 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (49.62%) Scrum
9 60 (45.80%) Finance
10 58 (44.27%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (42.75%) WebDriver
12 49 (37.40%) C#
13 43 (32.82%) Test Scripting
14 42 (32.06%) Test Automation
15 40 (30.53%) Jenkins
15 40 (30.53%) Java
16 38 (29.01%) SQL
17 36 (27.48%) Automation Testing
17 36 (27.48%) TeamCity
18 35 (26.72%) Hudson
19 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
20 31 (23.66%) Open Source
21 29 (22.14%) Capybara
21 29 (22.14%) .NET
22 28 (21.37%) Manual Testing
23 27 (20.61%) Git (software)
24 26 (19.85%) Retail
24 26 (19.85%) Calabash
25 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET
26 23 (17.56%) MVC

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (6.11%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.05%) Confluence
2 4 (3.05%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.05%) IIS
2 4 (3.05%) CMS
3 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) GitHub
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) MySQL
2 12 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.11%) Big Data
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.05%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) HBase
7 2 (1.53%) Triplestore
7 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.53%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 110 (83.97%) Cucumber
2 89 (67.94%) Selenium
3 56 (42.75%) WebDriver
4 40 (30.53%) Jenkins
5 36 (27.48%) TeamCity
6 35 (26.72%) Hudson
7 29 (22.14%) Capybara
8 27 (20.61%) Git (software)
9 26 (19.85%) Calabash
10 20 (15.27%) JUnit
10 20 (15.27%) Subversion
11 19 (14.50%) JIRA
12 18 (13.74%) JBehave
13 16 (12.21%) RSpec
14 14 (10.69%) NUnit
14 14 (10.69%) Bugzilla
15 13 (9.92%) JMeter
15 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (8.40%) Visual Studio
16 11 (8.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (45.80%) Finance
2 26 (19.85%) Retail
3 9 (6.87%) Banking
4 7 (5.34%) Publishing
5 6 (4.58%) Music Industry
6 5 (3.82%) Back Office
6 5 (3.82%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Law
7 3 (2.29%) Marketing
8 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.24%) Developer
2 32 (24.43%) Analyst
3 27 (20.61%) Tester
4 26 (19.85%) QA Engineer
5 18 (13.74%) QA Analyst
6 17 (12.98%) Automation Engineer
7 16 (12.21%) Test Analyst
8 15 (11.45%) Senior Developer
9 13 (9.92%) Automation Tester
9 13 (9.92%) Automation Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Test Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (6.11%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (6.11%) Technical Tester
12 8 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Senior Tester
14 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) .NET
2 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET
3 22 (16.79%) Gherkin
4 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (14.50%) Web Services
6 16 (12.21%) J2EE
7 15 (11.45%) REST
8 13 (9.92%) CSS
9 12 (9.16%) RESTful
10 11 (8.40%) XML
10 11 (8.40%) NHibernate
11 10 (7.63%) StructureMap
11 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.87%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (6.11%) Ajax
14 7 (5.34%) DOM
14 7 (5.34%) HTML
15 6 (4.58%) OpenRasta
15 6 (4.58%) Lucene
16 5 (3.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.66%) Open Source
2 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.16%) Online Gambling
4 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.58%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.82%) BBC
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.53%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.53%) W3C
7 2 (1.53%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.53%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.76%) Blog
8 1 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) UNIX
3 5 (3.82%) Android
3 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (72.52%) BDD
2 75 (57.25%) TDD
3 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (49.62%) Scrum
5 58 (44.27%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (32.82%) Test Scripting
7 42 (32.06%) Test Automation
8 36 (27.48%) Automation Testing
9 28 (21.37%) Manual Testing
10 23 (17.56%) MVC
11 21 (16.03%) OO
12 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
13 17 (12.98%) User Stories
14 11 (8.40%) Pair Programming
15 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (7.63%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.63%) Refactoring
15 10 (7.63%) Use Case
15 10 (7.63%) Kanban
15 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.83%) Ruby
2 49 (37.40%) C#
3 40 (30.53%) Java
4 38 (29.01%) SQL
5 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.69%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) C++
8 5 (3.82%) Perl
9 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.29%) Groovy
11 2 (1.53%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.53%) XQuery
11 2 (1.53%) XPath
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Ada
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) MCTS
3 1 (0.76%) MCSD
3 1 (0.76%) MCSE
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (58.02%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.76%) Section 508
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) HP
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) IBM
4 6 (4.58%) Sony
4 6 (4.58%) Toshiba
5 4 (3.05%) RedPrairie
5 4 (3.05%) Endeca
6 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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