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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 134 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.053% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.94%
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
353 355 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.80% 20.78% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 305 315 203
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Compuware
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Empirix
5 1 (20.00%) WatiN
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) WatiN
5 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Compuware
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Empirix