The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 805 768 776
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 83 89 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 116
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17898 15418 17237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.14% 14.89% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13311 15238
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
WATIR
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 53 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South West +4 9 £40,000 -42.85% 1
South East -16 9 £38,000 -24.00% 1
East of England -46 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire - 5 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 99 (79.84%) Selenium
2 83 (66.94%) Cucumber
3 81 (65.32%) QA
4 79 (63.71%) Ruby
5 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (54.84%) BDD
6 55 (44.35%) Scrum
7 50 (40.32%) TDD
8 46 (37.10%) WebDriver
9 43 (34.68%) Automation Testing
10 42 (33.87%) Java
11 41 (33.06%) Test Scripting
12 40 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (32.26%) Test Automation
13 39 (31.45%) Finance
14 38 (30.65%) SQL
15 37 (29.84%) C#
16 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
17 31 (25.00%) E-Commerce
18 30 (24.19%) QuickTest Pro
19 27 (21.77%) Open Source
20 24 (19.35%) .NET
20 24 (19.35%) Jenkins
21 23 (18.55%) Hudson
21 23 (18.55%) Automated Testing
22 22 (17.74%) Capybara
22 22 (17.74%) TeamCity
23 20 (16.13%) HTML
24 19 (15.32%) Python
25 18 (14.52%) JMeter

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 8 (6.45%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.03%) HTTP
3 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) Big Data
2 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.45%) RavenDB
3 7 (5.65%) MySQL
4 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 99 (79.84%) Selenium
2 83 (66.94%) Cucumber
3 46 (37.10%) WebDriver
4 30 (24.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 24 (19.35%) Jenkins
6 23 (18.55%) Hudson
7 22 (17.74%) Capybara
7 22 (17.74%) TeamCity
8 18 (14.52%) JMeter
9 17 (13.71%) JIRA
10 16 (12.90%) Calabash
11 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
12 14 (11.29%) FitNesse
13 13 (10.48%) JUnit
14 11 (8.87%) RSpec
14 11 (8.87%) WatiN
14 11 (8.87%) JBehave
15 10 (8.06%) LoadRunner
16 8 (6.45%) NUnit
16 8 (6.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (31.45%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Retail
3 11 (8.87%) Back Office
4 8 (6.45%) Marketing
5 6 (4.84%) Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Games
7 3 (2.42%) Front Office
7 3 (2.42%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Tester
2 33 (26.61%) Analyst
3 26 (20.97%) QA Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Developer
5 21 (16.94%) QA Analyst
6 17 (13.71%) Test Analyst
6 17 (13.71%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) QA Automation Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
8 12 (9.68%) Test Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Technical Tester
10 8 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Automation Tester
11 7 (5.65%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) QA Tester
12 6 (4.84%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.84%) QA Manager
13 5 (4.03%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.35%) .NET
2 20 (16.13%) HTML
3 17 (13.71%) CSS
4 13 (10.48%) Web Services
5 12 (9.68%) Gherkin
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.06%) J2EE
8 8 (6.45%) MSMQ
8 8 (6.45%) NHibernate
8 8 (6.45%) jQuery
8 8 (6.45%) Spring.NET
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (6.45%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (6.45%) StructureMap
8 8 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (4.84%) Spring
9 6 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Open Source
2 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.03%) Online Gambling
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (4.03%) BBC
4 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Online Games
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) UNIX
3 5 (4.03%) Android
3 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.03%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (54.84%) BDD
2 55 (44.35%) Scrum
3 50 (40.32%) TDD
4 43 (34.68%) Automation Testing
5 41 (33.06%) Test Scripting
6 40 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 31 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 23 (18.55%) Automated Testing
9 16 (12.90%) User Stories
9 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.29%) OO
11 12 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 12 (9.68%) Kanban
11 12 (9.68%) MVC
12 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.26%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.45%) Migration
13 8 (6.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) Ruby
2 42 (33.87%) Java
3 38 (30.65%) SQL
4 37 (29.84%) C#
5 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.32%) Python
7 12 (9.68%) Perl
8 8 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.45%) PHP
9 6 (4.84%) C++
10 5 (4.03%) F#
11 3 (2.42%) VBScript
12 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Degree
2 15 (12.10%) ISEB
3 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (65.32%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Endeca
2 8 (6.45%) RedPrairie
3 5 (4.03%) HP
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) Compuware
4 2 (1.61%) Empirix
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
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