The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 119 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 2.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
WATIR
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
297 292 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.41% 18.53% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 260 232
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WATIR
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Bristol

WATIR
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

WATIR Salary Histogram in Bristol

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR.

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) JMeter
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) FitNesse
6 5 (45.45%) Kanban
6 5 (45.45%) SaaS
6 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (45.45%) User Stories
6 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (36.36%) Perl
7 4 (36.36%) PHP
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) QA
7 4 (36.36%) WatiN
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) RUP
8 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 3 (27.27%) Project Management

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) FitNesse
4 4 (36.36%) WatiN
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Compuware
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Empirix
2 1 (9.09%) SAP