The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 245 227 262
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 15 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.24% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 4
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +43.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £62,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1325 1300 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.67% 17.01% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1171 1281
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WATIR
England

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the East of England

WATIR
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £50,000 -28.57%
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 20 (90.91%) BDD
3 18 (81.82%) Ruby
3 18 (81.82%) C#
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
5 14 (63.64%) Sahi
5 14 (63.64%) Jasmine
5 14 (63.64%) Automation Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Selenium IDE
5 14 (63.64%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
5 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
6 12 (54.55%) Python
6 12 (54.55%) F#
6 12 (54.55%) QA
7 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
8 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
9 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
9 6 (27.27%) JBehave
9 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
9 6 (27.27%) Calabash
9 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) JUnit
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 14 (63.64%) Sahi
3 14 (63.64%) Jasmine
3 14 (63.64%) Selenium IDE
4 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 6 (27.27%) JBehave
5 6 (27.27%) Calabash
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
5 6 (27.27%) NUnit
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
1 6 (27.27%) XML
1 6 (27.27%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
1 20 (90.91%) BDD
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Automation Testing
3 14 (63.64%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Ruby
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) F#
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
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