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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 593 632 626
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 31 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.082% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 33
Median salary £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +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
7381 7922 7593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.47% 17.99% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6506 6767 6366
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 £75,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +49 9 £48,500 -33.10% 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 61 (100.00%) Selenium
2 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (85.25%) Cucumber
4 45 (73.77%) Ruby
5 44 (72.13%) BDD
5 44 (72.13%) QA
6 38 (62.30%) Test Automation
7 33 (54.10%) TDD
8 30 (49.18%) Java
9 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
10 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (39.34%) Capybara
12 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
13 21 (34.43%) Appium
14 20 (32.79%) Automation Testing
14 20 (32.79%) JIRA
14 20 (32.79%) Scrum
15 18 (29.51%) JMeter
15 18 (29.51%) WebDriver
15 18 (29.51%) SoapUI
16 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
16 16 (26.23%) Finance
16 16 (26.23%) C#
16 16 (26.23%) Calabash
17 15 (24.59%) Python
17 15 (24.59%) Kanban
17 15 (24.59%) RSpec
18 14 (22.95%) Manual Testing
18 14 (22.95%) QA Automation
19 13 (21.31%) Defect Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Google Apps
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
1 6 (9.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (100.00%) Selenium
2 52 (85.25%) Cucumber
3 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
4 24 (39.34%) Capybara
5 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
6 21 (34.43%) Appium
7 20 (32.79%) JIRA
8 18 (29.51%) JMeter
8 18 (29.51%) SoapUI
8 18 (29.51%) WebDriver
9 16 (26.23%) Calabash
10 15 (24.59%) RSpec
11 13 (21.31%) LoadRunner
12 10 (16.39%) Robotium
13 9 (14.75%) Hudson
14 7 (11.48%) HP UFT
15 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (9.84%) Ranorex
16 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
16 5 (8.20%) WatiN
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Publishing
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
5 3 (4.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Test Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Tester
4 10 (16.39%) Consultant
4 10 (16.39%) QA Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Ruby Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Test Consultant
5 8 (13.11%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.11%) QA Tester
6 7 (11.48%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Developer in Test
7 6 (9.84%) QA Automation Tester
7 6 (9.84%) QA Manager
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Gherkin
2 6 (9.84%) Buildbot
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) Ajax
4 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (6.56%) Node.js
4 4 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
7 1 (1.64%) HTML5
7 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Fintech
3 4 (6.56%) Social Media
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Android
2 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) BDD
3 38 (62.30%) Test Automation
4 33 (54.10%) TDD
5 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (32.79%) Automation Testing
6 20 (32.79%) Scrum
7 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
8 15 (24.59%) Kanban
9 14 (22.95%) Manual Testing
9 14 (22.95%) QA Automation
10 13 (21.31%) Defect Management
10 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
11 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
11 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.39%) Functional Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
13 8 (13.11%) OOP
14 7 (11.48%) Open Source
14 7 (11.48%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) Ruby
2 30 (49.18%) Java
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 15 (24.59%) Python
5 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 6 (9.84%) C
6 6 (9.84%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 6 (9.84%) Scala
7 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 4 (6.56%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.84%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (72.13%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) ATG
2 1 (1.64%) Endeca
2 1 (1.64%) hybris
2 1 (1.64%) Rally
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
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