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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 569 546 580
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 54 63 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.88% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 61
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 £42,500 £39,550 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
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
7624 7153 7538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.61% 16.16% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6395 6033 6580
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -5 13 £55,000 +14.58%
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 113 (94.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (84.03%) Cucumber
3 90 (75.63%) BDD
4 78 (65.55%) Ruby
5 74 (62.18%) Selenium
6 73 (61.34%) TDD
7 66 (55.46%) QA
8 62 (52.10%) Scrum
9 60 (50.42%) Finance
10 55 (46.22%) WebDriver
11 52 (43.70%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (37.82%) C#
13 42 (35.29%) SQL
14 40 (33.61%) Test Automation
15 39 (32.77%) Jenkins
16 38 (31.93%) TeamCity
17 35 (29.41%) Test Scripting
18 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
18 32 (26.89%) Capybara
18 32 (26.89%) Automation Testing
18 32 (26.89%) Java
19 31 (26.05%) Open Source
19 31 (26.05%) Hudson
20 30 (25.21%) Manual Testing
21 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
22 27 (22.69%) .NET
23 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
24 24 (20.17%) Subversion
25 23 (19.33%) MVC
26 22 (18.49%) RSpec

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (10.08%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.36%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.36%) CMS
3 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) MySQL
1 14 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.20%) Big Data
5 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) HBase
6 2 (1.68%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.68%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 100 (84.03%) Cucumber
2 74 (62.18%) Selenium
3 55 (46.22%) WebDriver
4 39 (32.77%) Jenkins
5 38 (31.93%) TeamCity
6 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
6 32 (26.89%) Capybara
7 31 (26.05%) Hudson
8 24 (20.17%) Subversion
9 22 (18.49%) RSpec
10 21 (17.65%) Calabash
11 18 (15.13%) JIRA
12 17 (14.29%) Bugzilla
12 17 (14.29%) JUnit
13 15 (12.61%) JBehave
14 14 (11.76%) NUnit
15 13 (10.92%) JMeter
16 11 (9.24%) SpecFlow
17 10 (8.40%) Rhino Mocks
17 10 (8.40%) NDepend
General
1 60 (50.42%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Retail
3 11 (9.24%) Publishing
4 10 (8.40%) Music Industry
5 6 (5.04%) Banking
6 5 (4.20%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.52%) Law
8 2 (1.68%) Marketing
8 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Developer
2 25 (21.01%) Analyst
3 24 (20.17%) QA Engineer
4 23 (19.33%) Tester
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Test Analyst
8 12 (10.08%) QA Analyst
9 10 (8.40%) Automation Tester
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.56%) Test Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Technical Tester
12 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (5.04%) Senior Tester
13 6 (5.04%) Consultant
14 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.69%) .NET
2 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.81%) Gherkin
3 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (15.97%) REST
4 19 (15.97%) Web Services
5 15 (12.61%) RESTful
6 13 (10.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (10.92%) J2EE
7 12 (10.08%) XML
8 11 (9.24%) NHibernate
9 10 (8.40%) OpenRasta
9 10 (8.40%) StructureMap
9 10 (8.40%) Lucene
10 8 (6.72%) CSS
11 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.88%) Ajax
12 6 (5.04%) DOM
13 5 (4.20%) SOAP
14 4 (3.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Open Source
2 14 (11.76%) Online Gambling
3 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (8.40%) Digital Media
5 10 (8.40%) Blackberry
6 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.20%) Blog
7 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.52%) BBC
9 2 (1.68%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.68%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.68%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.68%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.84%) W3C
10 1 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) UNIX
1 16 (13.45%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (94.96%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (75.63%) BDD
3 73 (61.34%) TDD
4 62 (52.10%) Scrum
5 52 (43.70%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (33.61%) Test Automation
7 35 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 32 (26.89%) Automation Testing
9 30 (25.21%) Manual Testing
10 23 (19.33%) MVC
11 21 (17.65%) User Stories
12 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
12 19 (15.97%) OO
13 16 (13.45%) Regression Testing
14 14 (11.76%) DevOps
15 11 (9.24%) Pair Programming
15 11 (9.24%) Use Case
16 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.40%) Refactoring
17 8 (6.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (65.55%) Ruby
2 45 (37.82%) C#
3 42 (35.29%) SQL
4 32 (26.89%) Java
5 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.76%) Python
7 10 (8.40%) C++
8 4 (3.36%) Scala
9 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.52%) Groovy
10 2 (1.68%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.68%) Perl
10 2 (1.68%) XQuery
10 2 (1.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.84%) Ada
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) MCTS
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) MCSE
3 1 (0.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (55.46%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) WCAG
2 1 (0.84%) Section 508
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) HP
2 10 (8.40%) Sony
2 10 (8.40%) Toshiba
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (3.36%) Twitter
5 4 (3.36%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.84%) Lotus
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