The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 256 253
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.096% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.58% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
WATIR
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1207 1197 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.18% 16.34% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 926 927
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WATIR
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

WATIR Salary Trend in the East of England

WATIR
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Rally
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (60.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Rally
1 1 (20.00%) VMware