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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 778 810 744
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -66
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 59 43 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.28% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 93
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -34.54%
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
15758 15474 16140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.22% 15.92% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13451 12849 14199
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 January 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 January 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 -17 27 £52,500 +10.52% 5
South East - 17 £42,500 -
East of England +2 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands -8 1 £35,000 -41.66%
North West - 1 £37,500 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 179 (86.89%) Ruby
2 178 (86.41%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (80.10%) Cucumber
4 146 (70.87%) BDD
5 118 (57.28%) TDD
6 107 (51.94%) Git (software)
7 105 (50.97%) C#
8 102 (49.51%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (47.09%) Selenium
10 96 (46.60%) E-Commerce
11 91 (44.17%) NUnit
12 90 (43.69%) QA
13 85 (41.26%) TeamCity
14 84 (40.78%) JIRA
15 82 (39.81%) Scrum
15 82 (39.81%) JavaScript
16 81 (39.32%) .NET
16 81 (39.32%) OO
17 77 (37.38%) MVC
18 76 (36.89%) ASP.NET
18 76 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 74 (35.92%) HTML
20 73 (35.44%) Open Source
21 72 (34.95%) SQL Server
22 71 (34.47%) Pair Programming
23 70 (33.98%) Refactoring
24 69 (33.50%) ERP
24 69 (33.50%) Business Intelligence
25 67 (32.52%) CSS
25 67 (32.52%) NHibernate

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 63 (30.58%) IIS
1 63 (30.58%) Confluence
2 4 (1.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.97%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.97%) JBoss
3 2 (0.97%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (27.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.17%) GitHub
2 4 (1.94%) Trello
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Internet
2 14 (6.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 63 (30.58%) RavenDB
3 31 (15.05%) Relational Database
4 23 (11.17%) RDBMS
5 21 (10.19%) MySQL
6 19 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 165 (80.10%) Cucumber
2 107 (51.94%) Git (software)
3 97 (47.09%) Selenium
4 91 (44.17%) NUnit
5 85 (41.26%) TeamCity
6 84 (40.78%) JIRA
7 67 (32.52%) ReSharper
7 67 (32.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 65 (31.55%) WebDriver
9 63 (30.58%) Moq
9 63 (30.58%) NCrunch
10 50 (24.27%) Jenkins
11 44 (21.36%) Calabash
12 36 (17.48%) JUnit
13 35 (16.99%) Capybara
14 31 (15.05%) SpecFlow
15 24 (11.65%) JBehave
16 22 (10.68%) RSpec
17 18 (8.74%) Subversion
18 14 (6.80%) Hudson
General
1 62 (30.10%) Retail
2 59 (28.64%) Back Office
3 39 (18.93%) Finance
4 9 (4.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.94%) Banking
5 4 (1.94%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.94%) Publishing
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (36.41%) Developer
2 52 (25.24%) Software Developer
3 42 (20.39%) QA Engineer
4 31 (15.05%) Analyst
5 27 (13.11%) .NET Developer
6 24 (11.65%) Test Analyst
7 23 (11.17%) Quality Engineer
8 20 (9.71%) Test Engineer
9 18 (8.74%) Senior Developer
10 17 (8.25%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (8.25%) Automation Engineer
11 15 (7.28%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (6.80%) Tester
13 10 (4.85%) C# Developer
13 10 (4.85%) QA Analyst
13 10 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (4.37%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 9 (4.37%) Test Automation Engineer
14 9 (4.37%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (39.32%) .NET
2 76 (36.89%) ASP.NET
2 76 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 74 (35.92%) HTML
4 67 (32.52%) CSS
4 67 (32.52%) StructureMap
4 67 (32.52%) NHibernate
5 65 (31.55%) jQuery
6 64 (31.07%) .NET Framework
7 63 (30.58%) Spring.NET
7 63 (30.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 63 (30.58%) MSMQ
7 63 (30.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 63 (30.58%) Dapper ORM
8 61 (29.61%) Gherkin
9 38 (18.45%) RESTful
10 32 (15.53%) XML
11 30 (14.56%) Web Services
12 17 (8.25%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.44%) Open Source
2 29 (14.08%) Blog
3 16 (7.77%) Online Gambling
4 10 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.91%) W3C
5 6 (2.91%) User Experience
6 5 (2.43%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.05%) Linux
2 20 (9.71%) UNIX
3 12 (5.83%) Windows
4 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.43%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) CentOS
5 1 (0.49%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (86.41%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (70.87%) BDD
3 118 (57.28%) TDD
4 102 (49.51%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (46.60%) E-Commerce
6 82 (39.81%) Scrum
7 81 (39.32%) OO
8 77 (37.38%) MVC
9 71 (34.47%) Pair Programming
10 70 (33.98%) Refactoring
11 69 (33.50%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (33.50%) ERP
12 62 (30.10%) Test Scripting
13 59 (28.64%) OOD
14 56 (27.18%) Test Automation
15 53 (25.73%) Software Engineering
16 50 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (18.93%) Mentoring
17 39 (18.93%) Migration
18 37 (17.96%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 179 (86.89%) Ruby
2 105 (50.97%) C#
3 82 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 64 (31.07%) SQL
5 63 (30.58%) VB.NET
6 54 (26.21%) Java
7 12 (5.83%) Python
8 7 (3.40%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.40%) C++
9 6 (2.91%) PHP
10 4 (1.94%) Perl
10 4 (1.94%) Groovy
10 4 (1.94%) F#
11 3 (1.46%) Scala
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) PHP5
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.91%) ISEB
3 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (43.69%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (30.58%) Endeca
1 63 (30.58%) RedPrairie
2 61 (29.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.43%) HP
4 4 (1.94%) Google
4 4 (1.94%) Sony
4 4 (1.94%) Toshiba
4 4 (1.94%) Twitter
5 3 (1.46%) Zend
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Empirix
6 1 (0.49%) Lotus
6 1 (0.49%) Compuware
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
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