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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 579 553 558
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 39 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.87% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 71
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £41,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7328 7160 7518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 15.90% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6129 6019 6541
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 10 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (81.90%) Cucumber
3 87 (75.00%) BDD
4 74 (63.79%) TDD
5 73 (62.93%) Ruby
6 70 (60.34%) Selenium
7 64 (55.17%) QA
7 64 (55.17%) Scrum
8 59 (50.86%) Finance
9 54 (46.55%) WebDriver
10 52 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (37.07%) C#
11 43 (37.07%) SQL
12 38 (32.76%) TeamCity
12 38 (32.76%) Test Automation
12 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
13 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
14 33 (28.45%) Test Scripting
15 32 (27.59%) Open Source
15 32 (27.59%) Automation Testing
15 32 (27.59%) Java
16 31 (26.72%) Capybara
17 29 (25.00%) Hudson
17 29 (25.00%) Manual Testing
18 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
19 25 (21.55%) .NET
20 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
20 23 (19.83%) Subversion
21 22 (18.97%) Calabash
22 21 (18.10%) User Stories

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (10.34%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
3 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (12.93%) MySQL
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.72%) HBase
6 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (81.90%) Cucumber
2 70 (60.34%) Selenium
3 54 (46.55%) WebDriver
4 38 (32.76%) TeamCity
4 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
5 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
6 31 (26.72%) Capybara
7 29 (25.00%) Hudson
8 23 (19.83%) Subversion
9 22 (18.97%) Calabash
10 21 (18.10%) RSpec
11 18 (15.52%) JUnit
12 17 (14.66%) JIRA
13 16 (13.79%) Bugzilla
13 16 (13.79%) JBehave
14 15 (12.93%) NUnit
15 14 (12.07%) JMeter
16 12 (10.34%) SpecFlow
17 10 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
17 10 (8.62%) ReSharper
General
1 59 (50.86%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Retail
3 11 (9.48%) Publishing
4 10 (8.62%) Music Industry
5 7 (6.03%) Banking
6 5 (4.31%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 2 (1.72%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Games
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) QA Engineer
3 24 (20.69%) Analyst
4 23 (19.83%) Tester
5 16 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.34%) QA Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Tester
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior Tester
11 6 (5.17%) Consultant
12 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.10%) Gherkin
4 18 (15.52%) Web Services
4 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (15.52%) REST
5 16 (13.79%) RESTful
6 13 (11.21%) J2EE
6 13 (11.21%) XML
6 13 (11.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (9.48%) NHibernate
8 10 (8.62%) Lucene
8 10 (8.62%) StructureMap
8 10 (8.62%) OpenRasta
9 6 (5.17%) CSS
9 6 (5.17%) SOAP
10 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.31%) Ajax
11 4 (3.45%) DOM
12 3 (2.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) Open Source
2 15 (12.93%) Online Gambling
3 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (8.62%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.62%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.31%) Blog
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.72%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.72%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.72%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.72%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.86%) W3C
8 1 (0.86%) BBC
8 1 (0.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) UNIX
1 17 (14.66%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (75.00%) BDD
3 74 (63.79%) TDD
4 64 (55.17%) Scrum
5 52 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (32.76%) Test Automation
7 33 (28.45%) Test Scripting
8 32 (27.59%) Automation Testing
9 29 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 21 (18.10%) User Stories
10 21 (18.10%) MVC
11 20 (17.24%) OO
12 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
13 17 (14.66%) Regression Testing
14 14 (12.07%) DevOps
15 11 (9.48%) Use Case
15 11 (9.48%) Pair Programming
16 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.62%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.93%) Ruby
2 43 (37.07%) C#
2 43 (37.07%) SQL
3 32 (27.59%) Java
4 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.21%) Python
6 10 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (3.45%) Scala
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.72%) XPath
9 2 (1.72%) XQuery
9 2 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.86%) Ada
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) MCSD
3 1 (0.86%) MCSE
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) MCTS
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (55.17%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) WCAG
2 1 (0.86%) Section 508
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) HP
2 10 (8.62%) Sony
2 10 (8.62%) Toshiba
3 7 (6.03%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.45%) Twitter
5 4 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (0.86%) Lotus
6 1 (0.86%) TOWER Software
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