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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 830 816 777
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 52 109 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 70
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
WATIR
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16749 18573 15093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.63% 16.39% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14128 15710 13037
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in England

WATIR
Salary Trend in England

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

WATIR Salary Trend in England

WATIR
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

WATIR Salary Histogram in England

WATIR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
London +19 30 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South East +14 21 £55,000 +44.73% 2
West Midlands 0 1 £47,500 -5.00%
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 82 (82.83%) Selenium
2 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (61.62%) TDD
4 60 (60.61%) Ruby
4 60 (60.61%) BDD
5 56 (56.57%) Test Automation
6 55 (55.56%) Cucumber
7 49 (49.49%) Jenkins
7 49 (49.49%) Scrum
8 47 (47.47%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (31.31%) QA
10 29 (29.29%) Java
10 29 (29.29%) OO
11 28 (28.28%) C#
12 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 26 (26.26%) RSpec
13 26 (26.26%) UNIX
14 25 (25.25%) Linux
14 25 (25.25%) SQL
14 25 (25.25%) RESTful
14 25 (25.25%) WebDriver
15 23 (23.23%) Open Source
15 23 (23.23%) Calabash
16 22 (22.22%) Automation Testing
16 22 (22.22%) XML
17 20 (20.20%) JBehave
18 19 (19.19%) RubyGems
19 18 (18.18%) Kanban
19 18 (18.18%) Test Strategy

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.08%) Confluence
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.02%) JBoss
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) uiautomator
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (82.83%) Selenium
2 55 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 49 (49.49%) Jenkins
4 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 26 (26.26%) RSpec
6 25 (25.25%) WebDriver
7 23 (23.23%) Calabash
8 20 (20.20%) JBehave
9 19 (19.19%) RubyGems
10 18 (18.18%) SpecFlow
10 18 (18.18%) NUnit
11 15 (15.15%) JIRA
11 15 (15.15%) JUnit
12 12 (12.12%) Capybara
13 11 (11.11%) TeamCity
13 11 (11.11%) FitNesse
14 10 (10.10%) Subversion
15 9 (9.09%) Hudson
16 8 (8.08%) JMeter
17 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Back Office
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) Automation Engineer
2 32 (32.32%) Test Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Tester
4 14 (14.14%) Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) QA Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Automation Tester
8 7 (7.07%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.05%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.04%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Tester
12 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) RESTful
2 22 (22.22%) XML
3 18 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 18 (18.18%) Web Services
4 13 (13.13%) HTML
5 8 (8.08%) .NET
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.07%) CSS
6 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (5.05%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (5.05%) StructureMap
7 5 (5.05%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.05%) Spring.NET
7 5 (5.05%) MSMQ
7 5 (5.05%) jQuery
7 5 (5.05%) NHibernate
8 4 (4.04%) SOAP
8 4 (4.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.13%) W3C
2 13 (13.13%) Blog
2 13 (13.13%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Online Gambling
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) UNIX
2 25 (25.25%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (61.62%) TDD
3 60 (60.61%) BDD
4 56 (56.57%) Test Automation
5 49 (49.49%) Scrum
6 47 (47.47%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (29.29%) OO
8 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 23 (23.23%) Open Source
10 22 (22.22%) Automation Testing
11 18 (18.18%) Kanban
11 18 (18.18%) Test Strategy
12 16 (16.16%) Test Scripting
12 16 (16.16%) Waterfall
13 15 (15.15%) Software Testing
14 13 (13.13%) RAD
14 13 (13.13%) SDLC
15 9 (9.09%) Regression Testing
15 9 (9.09%) Pair Programming
16 8 (8.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) Ruby
2 29 (29.29%) Java
3 28 (28.28%) C#
4 25 (25.25%) SQL
5 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.06%) Python
7 5 (5.05%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.31%) QA
2 13 (13.13%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) RedPrairie
2 5 (5.05%) Endeca
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Zend
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £16000 - £30000 per annum
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