The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.42%
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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 126 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.81% 18.92% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 108 120
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) GitHub
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Blog
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (33.33%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Spring.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) StructureMap
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blog
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Endeca
1 2 (33.33%) RedPrairie