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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 609 640 632
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 34 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 49
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
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
7803 7200 8540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.31% 16.54% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6793 6015 7213
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +72 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Chiswick - 1 - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (96.43%) Cucumber
2 77 (91.67%) Ruby
2 77 (91.67%) Selenium
3 76 (90.48%) QA
4 65 (77.38%) BDD
5 64 (76.19%) Test Automation
6 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (58.33%) Java
7 49 (58.33%) JMeter
7 49 (58.33%) Jenkins
8 42 (50.00%) TDD
9 40 (47.62%) WebDriver
9 40 (47.62%) JIRA
10 39 (46.43%) Manual Testing
10 39 (46.43%) E-Commerce
11 38 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (41.67%) Appium
13 32 (38.10%) ISEB
13 32 (38.10%) ISTQB
14 29 (34.52%) Gherkin
14 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
15 28 (33.33%) Test Scripting
16 24 (28.57%) Automation Testing
17 23 (27.38%) SDLC
18 22 (26.19%) API Testing
18 22 (26.19%) Automated Testing
18 22 (26.19%) Mercurial
18 22 (26.19%) iPad
19 21 (25.00%) User Stories
19 21 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 3 (3.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 81 (96.43%) Cucumber
2 77 (91.67%) Selenium
3 49 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 49 (58.33%) JMeter
4 40 (47.62%) JIRA
4 40 (47.62%) WebDriver
5 35 (41.67%) Appium
6 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
7 22 (26.19%) Mercurial
8 19 (22.62%) RSpec
9 15 (17.86%) SoapUI
10 12 (14.29%) Gerrit
10 12 (14.29%) LoadRunner
11 10 (11.90%) Calabash
11 10 (11.90%) IntelliJ
11 10 (11.90%) Paros
11 10 (11.90%) RubyMine
12 8 (9.52%) Capybara
13 7 (8.33%) Hudson
13 7 (8.33%) Robotium
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Back Office
2 3 (3.57%) Front Office
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Analyst
2 31 (36.90%) Test Analyst
3 26 (30.95%) QA Engineer
4 22 (26.19%) QA Analyst
5 19 (22.62%) QA Test Analyst
6 16 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
7 15 (17.86%) Test Engineer
8 14 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
8 14 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 14 (16.67%) Tester
9 13 (15.48%) Ruby Engineer
9 13 (15.48%) Senior QA Engineer
10 11 (13.10%) Automation Tester
11 10 (11.90%) QA Tester
11 10 (11.90%) Ruby Automation Tester
11 10 (11.90%) Senior Test Engineer
11 10 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
14 6 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) Gherkin
2 14 (16.67%) REST
3 13 (15.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) JSON
5 1 (1.19%) RESTful
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
5 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) iPad
2 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.14%) Fintech
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.95%) Social Media
5 3 (3.57%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Android
2 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.90%) Kali Linux
4 7 (8.33%) Unix
5 6 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) BDD
2 64 (76.19%) Test Automation
3 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (50.00%) TDD
5 39 (46.43%) E-Commerce
5 39 (46.43%) Manual Testing
6 38 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 24 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 23 (27.38%) SDLC
10 22 (26.19%) API Testing
10 22 (26.19%) Automated Testing
11 21 (25.00%) User Stories
12 20 (23.81%) OWASP
12 20 (23.81%) Test Strategy
13 15 (17.86%) Scrum
13 15 (17.86%) Security Testing
14 14 (16.67%) Defect Management
14 14 (16.67%) Performance Testing
15 12 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 77 (91.67%) Ruby
2 49 (58.33%) Java
3 15 (17.86%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) ISEB
1 32 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 21 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (19.05%) Degree
4 10 (11.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (90.48%) QA
2 7 (8.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Rally
1 10 (11.90%) SAP
2 8 (9.52%) ATG
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Endeca
5 1 (1.19%) hybris
5 1 (1.19%) Telerik