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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 255 303
Rank change year-on-year +22 +48  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.080% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.093% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Median salary - £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

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 1079 1095 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.60% 17.42% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1005 1288
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

WATIR
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software