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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 597 626 606
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 28 41 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.53% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 67
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +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
7562 7802 8611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.20% 17.56% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6675 6544 7339
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +55 5 £62,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (96.97%) Selenium
2 61 (92.42%) Cucumber
3 59 (89.39%) QA
4 57 (86.36%) Ruby
5 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (77.27%) BDD
6 51 (77.27%) Test Automation
7 37 (56.06%) Jenkins
8 33 (50.00%) TDD
9 32 (48.48%) JMeter
10 31 (46.97%) Java
11 25 (37.88%) JIRA
11 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (34.85%) Manual Testing
12 23 (34.85%) WebDriver
13 21 (31.82%) Appium
14 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
15 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
15 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
15 17 (25.76%) RSpec
15 17 (25.76%) Gherkin
16 16 (24.24%) Performance Testing
16 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
16 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
17 15 (22.73%) Capybara
17 15 (22.73%) Test Strategy
17 15 (22.73%) Scrum
17 15 (22.73%) ISEB
18 14 (21.21%) Finance
18 14 (21.21%) User Stories

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 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (96.97%) Selenium
2 61 (92.42%) Cucumber
3 37 (56.06%) Jenkins
4 32 (48.48%) JMeter
5 25 (37.88%) JIRA
6 23 (34.85%) WebDriver
7 21 (31.82%) Appium
8 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
8 17 (25.76%) RSpec
9 15 (22.73%) Capybara
10 13 (19.70%) LoadRunner
11 12 (18.18%) Calabash
12 11 (16.67%) SoapUI
13 10 (15.15%) Mercurial
14 8 (12.12%) Hudson
15 7 (10.61%) Robotium
16 5 (7.58%) Gerrit
16 5 (7.58%) RubyMine
16 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
16 5 (7.58%) WatiN
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Publishing
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
4 3 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) QA Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Analyst
4 16 (24.24%) Ruby Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Test Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) QA Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
8 11 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (15.15%) Tester
10 9 (13.64%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (10.61%) Automation Tester
12 6 (9.09%) QA Tester
12 6 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
13 5 (7.58%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (7.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 5 (7.58%) Senior Test Engineer
14 4 (6.06%) QA Automation Tester
14 4 (6.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Gherkin
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.58%) REST
4 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 3 (4.55%) RESTful
5 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) iPad
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Social Media
4 4 (6.06%) Fintech
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Android
1 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.61%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
4 5 (7.58%) Kali Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Windows
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (77.27%) BDD
2 51 (77.27%) Test Automation
3 33 (50.00%) TDD
4 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (34.85%) Manual Testing
6 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
8 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Performance Testing
9 15 (22.73%) Scrum
9 15 (22.73%) Test Strategy
10 14 (21.21%) User Stories
11 13 (19.70%) QA Automation
11 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
12 12 (18.18%) Kanban
13 11 (16.67%) API Testing
14 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
14 10 (15.15%) OWASP
14 10 (15.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) Ruby
2 31 (46.97%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) SQL
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.73%) ISEB
3 11 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (15.15%) Degree
5 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (89.39%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Rally
1 5 (7.58%) SAP
2 1 (1.52%) ATG
2 1 (1.52%) Endeca
2 1 (1.52%) hybris
2 1 (1.52%) Telerik
2 1 (1.52%) VMware
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