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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 596 579 540
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 28 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.084% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.50% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 48
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -34.54%
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
6708 7147 7231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.19% 16.72% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5582 5897 6266
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -7 4 £60,000 -1.23%
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 56 (91.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (77.05%) Cucumber
2 47 (77.05%) BDD
3 46 (75.41%) Ruby
4 42 (68.85%) QA
4 42 (68.85%) Scrum
5 40 (65.57%) TDD
6 35 (57.38%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (57.38%) Capybara
7 34 (55.74%) Finance
8 30 (49.18%) Git (software)
9 29 (47.54%) Selenium
10 28 (45.90%) Test Automation
11 27 (44.26%) WebDriver
12 22 (36.07%) SQL
12 22 (36.07%) Calabash
13 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
14 20 (32.79%) RSpec
15 19 (31.15%) UNIX
15 19 (31.15%) Regression Testing
16 18 (29.51%) TeamCity
17 17 (27.87%) Linux
18 16 (26.23%) MySQL
18 16 (26.23%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (26.23%) Online Gambling
18 16 (26.23%) Gherkin
18 16 (26.23%) Automation Testing
19 14 (22.95%) Open Source
19 14 (22.95%) C#
19 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.28%) uiautomator
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) MySQL
1 16 (26.23%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (77.05%) Cucumber
2 35 (57.38%) Capybara
3 30 (49.18%) Git (software)
4 29 (47.54%) Selenium
5 27 (44.26%) WebDriver
6 22 (36.07%) Calabash
7 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
8 20 (32.79%) RSpec
9 18 (29.51%) TeamCity
10 13 (21.31%) JIRA
11 12 (19.67%) Bugzilla
11 12 (19.67%) Hudson
12 8 (13.11%) SpecFlow
13 6 (9.84%) NUnit
13 6 (9.84%) Jasmine
13 6 (9.84%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (8.20%) Subversion
14 5 (8.20%) JUnit
15 4 (6.56%) JMeter
15 4 (6.56%) ReSharper
General
1 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Music Industry
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) QA Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Tester
4 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Senior QA Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Mobile Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Automated Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Developer
10 1 (1.64%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.64%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Gherkin
2 11 (18.03%) RESTful
3 5 (8.20%) REST
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) XML
3 5 (8.20%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) Lucene
4 4 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.56%) NHibernate
4 4 (6.56%) StructureMap
4 4 (6.56%) OpenRasta
5 3 (4.92%) XSLT
6 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Online Gambling
2 14 (22.95%) Open Source
3 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
3 9 (14.75%) Blog
4 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.20%) W3C
5 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) UNIX
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.20%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (77.05%) BDD
3 42 (68.85%) Scrum
4 40 (65.57%) TDD
5 35 (57.38%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (45.90%) Test Automation
7 19 (31.15%) Regression Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Automation Testing
9 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
10 11 (18.03%) User Stories
10 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
11 10 (16.39%) DevOps
12 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
13 7 (11.48%) Kanban
13 7 (11.48%) Security Testing
13 7 (11.48%) OO
13 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Ruby
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) C#
4 13 (21.31%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 4 (6.56%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Scala
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (68.85%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) HP
1 4 (6.56%) Sony
1 4 (6.56%) Toshiba
1 4 (6.56%) Google
1 4 (6.56%) Twitter
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Lotus
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
London
DigitasLBi
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago