The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 78 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.24% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
WATIR
South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
159 86 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.02% 13.23% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 76 92
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WATIR
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Cardiff

WATIR
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) xUnit.net
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) xUnit.net
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP