The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WATIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
London / City of London
Rank 217 259 319
Rank change year-on-year +42 +60  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.040% 0.16% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.85% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  

WATIR is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 977 1287 1386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.32% 18.14% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1162 1222
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WATIR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the City of London

WATIR
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR in the City of London.

Salary trend for WATIR in the City of London

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Capybara
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 5 (55.56%) Web Analytics
4 5 (55.56%) Analytics
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 5 (55.56%) Coaching
4 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
4 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
4 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Test Management
4 5 (55.56%) Umbraco
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (55.56%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
3 6 (66.67%) Capybara
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
6 1 (11.11%) Appium
6 1 (11.11%) Calabash
6 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Tester
2 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) QA Leader
2 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Senior QA Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
2 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Web Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
2 3 (33.33%) TOWER Software