The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 610 635
Rank change year-on-year +52 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 30 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.10% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 12
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.90% -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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6701 8056 6863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.82% 19.00% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5660 6991 5691
Median salary £59,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

WATIR
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WATIR in London

WATIR
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WATIR in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WATIR 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 March 2017. 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 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 +37 2 £52,500 -8.69%
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 63 (94.03%) Ruby
2 57 (85.07%) Cucumber
3 56 (83.58%) Selenium
4 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (67.16%) BDD
6 37 (55.22%) SoapUI
7 35 (52.24%) Capybara
8 30 (44.78%) Jenkins
8 30 (44.78%) JMeter
8 30 (44.78%) Java
9 29 (43.28%) QA
10 28 (41.79%) WebDriver
11 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
12 26 (38.81%) TDD
13 25 (37.31%) Appium
14 22 (32.84%) Scrum
15 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
16 19 (28.36%) Software Testing
17 18 (26.87%) Test Management
18 17 (25.37%) JIRA
18 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
18 17 (25.37%) Automation Testing
19 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
19 16 (23.88%) Finance
19 16 (23.88%) Security Testing
20 15 (22.39%) Linux
20 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
21 14 (20.90%) Exploratory Testing
21 14 (20.90%) C#

WATIR
Co-occurring 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 (8.96%) CMS
1 6 (8.96%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (8.96%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.97%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) G Suite
1 10 (14.93%) Office 365
1 10 (14.93%) Slack
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 57 (85.07%) Cucumber
2 56 (83.58%) Selenium
3 37 (55.22%) SoapUI
4 35 (52.24%) Capybara
5 30 (44.78%) Jenkins
5 30 (44.78%) JMeter
6 28 (41.79%) WebDriver
7 25 (37.31%) Appium
8 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
9 17 (25.37%) JIRA
10 10 (14.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (14.93%) Buildbot
10 10 (14.93%) Ranorex
11 8 (11.94%) Gatling
11 8 (11.94%) NeoLoad
11 8 (11.94%) WebLOAD
12 7 (10.45%) Gerrit
12 7 (10.45%) Mercurial
13 5 (7.46%) Calabash
13 5 (7.46%) RSpec
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Retail
3 9 (13.43%) Advertising
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Test Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Tester
3 13 (19.40%) Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Developer in Test
4 12 (17.91%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Automation Tester
6 10 (14.93%) Consultant
6 10 (14.93%) Test Consultant
7 9 (13.43%) Analyst
8 8 (11.94%) QA Leader
8 8 (11.94%) Ruby Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (11.94%) Technical Leader
9 7 (10.45%) QA Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (10.45%) QA Tester
10 6 (8.96%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (8.96%) Senior Tester
10 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
2 9 (13.43%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) HTML
4 6 (8.96%) SOAP
5 5 (7.46%) RESTful
6 4 (5.97%) Node.js
6 4 (5.97%) Play Framework
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 1 (1.49%) CSS
8 1 (1.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) iPad
1 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) BDD
3 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
5 22 (32.84%) Scrum
6 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (28.36%) Software Testing
8 18 (26.87%) Test Management
9 17 (25.37%) Automation Testing
9 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
10 16 (23.88%) Security Testing
10 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
11 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
12 14 (20.90%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (17.91%) API Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (14.93%) Defect Management
14 10 (14.93%) Load Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) Ruby
2 30 (44.78%) Java
3 14 (20.90%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) Python
3 14 (20.90%) Scala
4 12 (17.91%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) C
5 10 (14.93%) C++
5 10 (14.93%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) Groovy
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) ISEB
1 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
1 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.28%) QA
2 11 (16.42%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Google
2 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.97%) ATG
3 4 (5.97%) Demandware
3 4 (5.97%) hybris
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) TOWER Software
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