Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 774 832
Rank change year-on-year -7 +58 -4
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 57 68 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.090% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 80
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £35,875 £39,375 £40,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

WATIR is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15174 14813 16002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.22% 19.54% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12121 12977 13558
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +8 11 £50,000 -16.67%
Central London -1 1 - -
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (92.98%) Ruby
3 42 (73.68%) Cucumber
4 38 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 37 (64.91%) Selenium
6 35 (61.40%) BDD
7 28 (49.12%) QA
8 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (42.11%) Linux
9 24 (42.11%) Scrum
10 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
10 22 (38.60%) WebDriver
11 21 (36.84%) HTML
12 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
13 18 (31.58%) RSpec
14 17 (29.82%) JIRA
14 17 (29.82%) Calabash
15 16 (28.07%) Gherkin
15 16 (28.07%) Java
16 15 (26.32%) SQL
16 15 (26.32%) XML
16 15 (26.32%) HTTP
16 15 (26.32%) Relational Database
16 15 (26.32%) API Testing
17 14 (24.56%) Acceptance Criteria
18 13 (22.81%) Web Testing
18 13 (22.81%) Scala
18 13 (22.81%) Degree
19 12 (21.05%) QA Automation

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 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) GitHub
2 5 (8.77%) G Suite
2 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Slack
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.02%) BrowserStack
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (73.68%) Cucumber
2 38 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 37 (64.91%) Selenium
4 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
4 22 (38.60%) WebDriver
5 18 (31.58%) RSpec
6 17 (29.82%) Calabash
6 17 (29.82%) JIRA
7 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
8 10 (17.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (17.54%) Vagrant
9 9 (15.79%) Appium
9 9 (15.79%) Buildbot
9 9 (15.79%) Ranorex
10 8 (14.04%) JMeter
11 7 (12.28%) Capybara
11 7 (12.28%) Gatling
11 7 (12.28%) NeoLoad
11 7 (12.28%) WebLOAD
12 4 (7.02%) GoCD
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Tester
2 14 (24.56%) Automation Tester
3 13 (22.81%) Selenium Tester
3 13 (22.81%) Technical Leader
4 12 (21.05%) Lead Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Technical Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Test Leader
5 8 (14.04%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Developer in Test
6 6 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Principal Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Test Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) Gherkin
3 15 (26.32%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) Node.js
5 4 (7.02%) Play Framework
5 4 (7.02%) Sass
6 3 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) .NET
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Android
2 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (61.40%) BDD
4 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (42.11%) Scrum
6 15 (26.32%) API Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Acceptance Criteria
8 13 (22.81%) Web Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (21.05%) QA Automation
9 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
10 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
10 11 (19.30%) Issue Tracking
10 11 (19.30%) TDD
11 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.54%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (15.79%) DSDM
12 9 (15.79%) Kanban
12 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 53 (92.98%) Ruby
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Scala
6 11 (19.30%) C#
6 11 (19.30%) Python
7 10 (17.54%) C
7 10 (17.54%) PHP
8 9 (15.79%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Google
2 5 (8.77%) Capita
3 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central