The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 835 874 767
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -107
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 57 79 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.077% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.44% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 73 87
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £58,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
16894 18035 17649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.58% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14901 15394 14743
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

WATIR Salary Histogram in England

WATIR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 30 £60,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +11 10 £43,250 -26.38%
South East +5 7 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England - 6 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 115 (99.14%) Selenium
2 105 (90.52%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (80.17%) Cucumber
4 85 (73.28%) Ruby
5 69 (59.48%) Jenkins
6 66 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (56.03%) Test Automation
8 63 (54.31%) TDD
9 62 (53.45%) Java
10 60 (51.72%) BDD
11 59 (50.86%) Scrum
12 58 (50.00%) QA
13 44 (37.93%) RSpec
14 41 (35.34%) SQL
15 38 (32.76%) Software Engineering
16 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
16 36 (31.03%) Hudson
17 35 (30.17%) Git (software)
18 33 (28.45%) Degree
19 32 (27.59%) JMeter
19 32 (27.59%) Automation Testing
20 31 (26.72%) JIRA
21 30 (25.86%) RESTful
21 30 (25.86%) WebDriver
22 29 (25.00%) C#
23 28 (24.14%) Finance
23 28 (24.14%) Test Scripting
23 28 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 27 (23.28%) Functional Testing
25 26 (22.41%) E-Commerce

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.10%) GlassFish
1 21 (18.10%) JBoss
2 18 (15.52%) WildFly
3 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
1 3 (2.59%) Slack
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) MySQL
1 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.31%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) DB2
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 115 (99.14%) Selenium
2 93 (80.17%) Cucumber
3 69 (59.48%) Jenkins
4 44 (37.93%) RSpec
5 36 (31.03%) Hudson
6 35 (30.17%) Git (software)
7 32 (27.59%) JMeter
8 31 (26.72%) JIRA
9 30 (25.86%) WebDriver
10 22 (18.97%) Capybara
11 20 (17.24%) JUnit
12 18 (15.52%) Appium
12 18 (15.52%) JBehave
13 17 (14.66%) SoapUI
13 17 (14.66%) SpecFlow
14 16 (13.79%) HP UFT
14 16 (13.79%) LoadRunner
15 14 (12.07%) Calabash
15 14 (12.07%) Mercurial
16 9 (7.76%) Robotium
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Billing
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 8 (6.90%) Banking
5 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.45%) Publishing
7 3 (2.59%) Back Office
7 3 (2.59%) Front Office
8 2 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) Test Engineer
3 22 (18.97%) Java Developer
4 20 (17.24%) Tester
5 18 (15.52%) QA Engineer
5 18 (15.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (14.66%) Analyst
6 17 (14.66%) Automation Tester
7 16 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 16 (13.79%) Lead Java Developer
8 15 (12.93%) Ruby Engineer
8 15 (12.93%) Test Analyst
9 13 (11.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (11.21%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (10.34%) QA Analyst
11 11 (9.48%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (8.62%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (8.62%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (7.76%) QA Automation Engineer
14 8 (6.90%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) RESTful
2 21 (18.10%) Hibernate
2 21 (18.10%) Java EE
2 21 (18.10%) JAX-RS
2 21 (18.10%) JMS
2 21 (18.10%) JPA
2 21 (18.10%) RESTEasy
2 21 (18.10%) Spring
3 18 (15.52%) HornetQ
4 17 (14.66%) Gherkin
5 12 (10.34%) Web Services
6 9 (7.76%) REST
7 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.03%) SOAP
8 6 (5.17%) .NET
8 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.17%) HTML
8 6 (5.17%) Node.js
9 5 (4.31%) Ajax
10 3 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Mathematics
2 16 (13.79%) Smart Meter
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.17%) iPad
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.31%) Social Media
7 4 (3.45%) Fintech
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) Android
3 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.03%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (90.52%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (56.03%) Test Automation
4 63 (54.31%) TDD
5 60 (51.72%) BDD
6 59 (50.86%) Scrum
7 38 (32.76%) Software Engineering
8 32 (27.59%) Automation Testing
9 28 (24.14%) Test Scripting
10 27 (23.28%) Functional Testing
11 26 (22.41%) E-Commerce
12 24 (20.69%) Performance Testing
13 23 (19.83%) Unit Testing
14 22 (18.97%) Automated Testing
15 21 (18.10%) Dependency Injection
15 21 (18.10%) SOA
16 19 (16.38%) Coaching
16 19 (16.38%) Manual Testing
17 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
17 17 (14.66%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (73.28%) Ruby
2 62 (53.45%) Java
3 41 (35.34%) SQL
4 29 (25.00%) C#
5 17 (14.66%) Python
6 16 (13.79%) Perl
7 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.90%) C++
9 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.45%) Go
12 3 (2.59%) C
12 3 (2.59%) PHP
12 3 (2.59%) Scala
13 2 (1.72%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 33 (28.45%) Degree
3 28 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (15.52%) ISEB
5 5 (4.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (18.10%) Puppet
2 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Oracle
2 12 (10.34%) Rally
3 9 (7.76%) Telerik
4 5 (4.31%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.86%) ATG
7 1 (0.86%) Endeca
7 1 (0.86%) hybris
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