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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 560 565 593
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 68 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 47
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
8005 7270 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.10% 16.14% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6770 6194 6459
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 £37,500 £35,298 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 22 £55,000 +14.58%
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 101 (84.17%) Cucumber
2 90 (75.00%) BDD
3 79 (65.83%) Selenium
4 78 (65.00%) Ruby
5 71 (59.17%) TDD
6 67 (55.83%) QA
7 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (50.83%) Scrum
9 60 (50.00%) Finance
10 56 (46.67%) WebDriver
11 51 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (38.33%) C#
13 41 (34.17%) SQL
13 41 (34.17%) Test Automation
14 39 (32.50%) Jenkins
15 38 (31.67%) Test Scripting
16 37 (30.83%) TeamCity
17 33 (27.50%) Java
18 31 (25.83%) Open Source
18 31 (25.83%) Automation Testing
18 31 (25.83%) Capybara
18 31 (25.83%) Hudson
19 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 29 (24.17%) Manual Testing
20 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
21 27 (22.50%) .NET
22 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
23 23 (19.17%) MVC
23 23 (19.17%) Retail
23 23 (19.17%) Subversion

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (9.17%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.33%) CMS
2 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (10.00%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.17%) Big Data
5 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.67%) HBase
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.67%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 101 (84.17%) Cucumber
2 79 (65.83%) Selenium
3 56 (46.67%) WebDriver
4 39 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 37 (30.83%) TeamCity
6 31 (25.83%) Hudson
6 31 (25.83%) Capybara
7 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 23 (19.17%) Subversion
9 20 (16.67%) RSpec
9 20 (16.67%) Calabash
10 18 (15.00%) JIRA
11 17 (14.17%) JUnit
12 16 (13.33%) Bugzilla
13 15 (12.50%) JBehave
14 14 (11.67%) NUnit
15 13 (10.83%) JMeter
16 11 (9.17%) Visual Studio
16 11 (9.17%) SpecFlow
17 10 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 60 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (19.17%) Retail
3 10 (8.33%) Publishing
4 9 (7.50%) Music Industry
5 6 (5.00%) Banking
6 5 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (2.50%) Law
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
8 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Analyst
3 23 (19.17%) Tester
3 23 (19.17%) QA Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Technical Tester
9 8 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Tester
11 6 (5.00%) Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) .NET
2 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (15.83%) Gherkin
4 19 (15.83%) Web Services
5 18 (15.00%) REST
6 15 (12.50%) RESTful
7 13 (10.83%) J2EE
8 12 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (9.17%) NHibernate
9 11 (9.17%) XML
10 10 (8.33%) CSS
10 10 (8.33%) StructureMap
11 9 (7.50%) Lucene
11 9 (7.50%) OpenRasta
12 8 (6.67%) Ajax
13 7 (5.83%) DOM
13 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.17%) SOAP
15 4 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) Open Source
2 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.00%) Online Gambling
3 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.50%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.50%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.17%) BBC
5 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.33%) Blog
7 2 (1.67%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.67%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.67%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.67%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.83%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) UNIX
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.00%) BDD
2 71 (59.17%) TDD
3 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (50.83%) Scrum
5 51 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (34.17%) Test Automation
7 38 (31.67%) Test Scripting
8 31 (25.83%) Automation Testing
9 29 (24.17%) Manual Testing
10 23 (19.17%) MVC
11 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 19 (15.83%) User Stories
13 18 (15.00%) OO
14 15 (12.50%) Regression Testing
15 13 (10.83%) DevOps
16 11 (9.17%) Pair Programming
16 11 (9.17%) Use Case
17 10 (8.33%) Refactoring
17 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (7.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (65.00%) Ruby
2 46 (38.33%) C#
3 41 (34.17%) SQL
4 33 (27.50%) Java
5 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.67%) Python
7 9 (7.50%) C++
8 4 (3.33%) Scala
9 3 (2.50%) Groovy
9 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.67%) XQuery
10 2 (1.67%) XPath
10 2 (1.67%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) Ada
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) MCTS
3 1 (0.83%) MCSD
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (55.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Section 508
2 1 (0.83%) WCAG
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) HP
2 9 (7.50%) Sony
2 9 (7.50%) Toshiba
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.83%) IBM
5 3 (2.50%) Google
5 3 (2.50%) Twitter
6 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.83%) Lotus
6 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.83%) Endeca
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