The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 115 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 2.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
298 279 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.30% 17.23% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 254 248 249
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £22,500 £26,500
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
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Java
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) Open Source
5 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (50.00%) User Stories
6 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (50.00%) SaaS
6 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (50.00%) Kanban
6 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
6 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 5 (50.00%) JMeter
7 4 (40.00%) Perl
7 4 (40.00%) PHP
7 4 (40.00%) Python
7 4 (40.00%) QA
7 4 (40.00%) WatiN
8 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) ISEB
8 3 (30.00%) RUP

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) WatiN
4 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Empirix
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Compuware
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP