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

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 613 629
Rank change year-on-year +37 +16  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 36 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.077% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 37
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7776 7749 7512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 21.21% 19.35% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16041 16867 15601
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 £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £76,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WATIR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +24 1 - -
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 60 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 59 (89.39%) Ruby
3 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (84.85%) Cucumber
5 49 (74.24%) Selenium
6 42 (63.64%) BDD
7 33 (50.00%) WebDriver
8 29 (43.94%) QA
9 28 (42.42%) Java
10 25 (37.88%) SoapUI
10 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
11 22 (33.33%) Capybara
12 20 (30.30%) Scala
13 19 (28.79%) Linux
14 17 (25.76%) Scrum
14 17 (25.76%) Finance
14 17 (25.76%) JIRA
14 17 (25.76%) Exploratory Testing
15 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
15 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
15 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (24.24%) JMeter
15 16 (24.24%) C#
16 15 (22.73%) Python
16 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
16 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
16 15 (22.73%) Appium
17 14 (21.21%) TDD
17 14 (21.21%) HTML
18 13 (19.70%) JavaScript

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 5 (7.58%) CMS
1 5 (7.58%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) GitHub
2 9 (13.64%) G Suite
2 9 (13.64%) Office 365
2 9 (13.64%) Slack
3 8 (12.12%) BrowserStack
4 7 (10.61%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.52%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 56 (84.85%) Cucumber
2 49 (74.24%) Selenium
3 33 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
4 25 (37.88%) SoapUI
5 22 (33.33%) Capybara
6 17 (25.76%) JIRA
7 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 16 (24.24%) JMeter
8 15 (22.73%) Appium
9 10 (15.15%) Ranorex
10 9 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (13.64%) Buildbot
11 8 (12.12%) Gatling
11 8 (12.12%) NeoLoad
11 8 (12.12%) WebLOAD
12 7 (10.61%) GoCD
12 7 (10.61%) gulp
13 5 (7.58%) Calabash
13 5 (7.58%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Retail
3 8 (12.12%) Advertising
4 7 (10.61%) Games
5 5 (7.58%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Test Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Developer in Test
3 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Tester
4 12 (18.18%) QA Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Technical Leader
7 8 (12.12%) Consultant
7 8 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (10.61%) QA Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Test Consultant
9 6 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (7.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
2 14 (21.21%) HTML
3 11 (16.67%) Node.js
3 11 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 10 (15.15%) XML
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 7 (10.61%) Sass
7 5 (7.58%) JSON
7 5 (7.58%) RESTful
8 3 (4.55%) Polymer
9 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
10 1 (1.52%) .NET
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) User Experience
2 9 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Ubuntu
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (63.64%) BDD
4 17 (25.76%) Exploratory Testing
4 17 (25.76%) Scrum
5 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 14 (21.21%) TDD
8 12 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Microservices
10 10 (15.15%) Open Source
11 9 (13.64%) DSDM
11 9 (13.64%) Kanban
11 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 8 (12.12%) API Testing
12 8 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.61%) Coaching
13 7 (10.61%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 6 (9.09%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) Ruby
2 28 (42.42%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) Scala
4 16 (24.24%) C#
5 15 (22.73%) Python
6 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 12 (18.18%) SQL
8 10 (15.15%) PHP
9 9 (13.64%) C
9 9 (13.64%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Google
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.52%) ATG
3 1 (1.52%) Demandware
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) hybris
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens
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