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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 599 563 549
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -14
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 32 57 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.79% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 82
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 £51,750 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £64,420 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +29.41%
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
7162 7232 7396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 15.97% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6020 6078 6441
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 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 21 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 +3 6 £57,500 +20.41%
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 104 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (80.18%) Cucumber
3 86 (77.48%) BDD
4 71 (63.96%) TDD
5 69 (62.16%) Ruby
6 63 (56.76%) Scrum
7 62 (55.86%) QA
8 61 (54.95%) Selenium
9 57 (51.35%) Finance
10 50 (45.05%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (43.24%) WebDriver
12 45 (40.54%) SQL
13 41 (36.94%) C#
14 38 (34.23%) Test Automation
15 37 (33.33%) TeamCity
16 36 (32.43%) Git (software)
17 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
18 32 (28.83%) Java
19 31 (27.93%) Automation Testing
19 31 (27.93%) Manual Testing
20 30 (27.03%) Open Source
20 30 (27.03%) Capybara
21 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
22 26 (23.42%) Hudson
23 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
24 23 (20.72%) .NET
24 23 (20.72%) Subversion
24 23 (20.72%) RSpec
25 22 (19.82%) Calabash
25 22 (19.82%) User Stories

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (10.81%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) GitHub
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
1 17 (15.32%) MySQL
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (1.80%) HBase
5 2 (1.80%) Triplestore
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.80%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 89 (80.18%) Cucumber
2 61 (54.95%) Selenium
3 48 (43.24%) WebDriver
4 37 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 36 (32.43%) Git (software)
6 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
7 30 (27.03%) Capybara
8 26 (23.42%) Hudson
9 23 (20.72%) Subversion
9 23 (20.72%) RSpec
10 22 (19.82%) Calabash
11 19 (17.12%) JUnit
12 18 (16.22%) JIRA
13 17 (15.32%) JBehave
13 17 (15.32%) Bugzilla
14 16 (14.41%) NUnit
15 13 (11.71%) JMeter
16 12 (10.81%) SpecFlow
17 10 (9.01%) ReSharper
17 10 (9.01%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 57 (51.35%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Retail
3 10 (9.01%) Music Industry
3 10 (9.01%) Publishing
4 7 (6.31%) Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (35.14%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) QA Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) Tester
4 15 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.01%) QA Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Technical Tester
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Test Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) .NET
2 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.92%) Gherkin
4 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (14.41%) Web Services
5 16 (14.41%) RESTful
5 16 (14.41%) REST
6 13 (11.71%) XML
6 13 (11.71%) J2EE
7 11 (9.91%) NHibernate
7 11 (9.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (9.01%) Lucene
8 10 (9.01%) OpenRasta
8 10 (9.01%) StructureMap
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.50%) CSS
9 5 (4.50%) SOAP
10 4 (3.60%) DOM
10 4 (3.60%) Ajax
11 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Open Source
2 17 (15.32%) Online Gambling
3 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.01%) Blackberry
4 10 (9.01%) Digital Media
4 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Blog
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.80%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.80%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.80%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) UNIX
1 19 (17.12%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Android
2 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (77.48%) BDD
3 71 (63.96%) TDD
4 63 (56.76%) Scrum
5 50 (45.05%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (34.23%) Test Automation
7 31 (27.93%) Automation Testing
7 31 (27.93%) Manual Testing
8 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
9 22 (19.82%) User Stories
10 20 (18.02%) MVC
11 19 (17.12%) OO
11 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
12 17 (15.32%) Regression Testing
13 14 (12.61%) DevOps
14 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
15 11 (9.91%) Use Case
16 10 (9.01%) Refactoring
16 10 (9.01%) Pair Programming
16 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) Ruby
2 45 (40.54%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) C#
4 32 (28.83%) Java
5 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) Python
7 10 (9.01%) C++
8 4 (3.60%) Groovy
8 4 (3.60%) Scala
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.80%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) XQuery
10 2 (1.80%) XPath
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) MCTS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) MCSD
3 1 (0.90%) MCSE
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (55.86%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) WCAG
2 1 (0.90%) Section 508
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) HP
2 10 (9.01%) Sony
2 10 (9.01%) Toshiba
3 7 (6.31%) IBM
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.60%) Twitter
5 4 (3.60%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.90%) Lotus
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago