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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 826 847 776
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -71
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 46 77 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.068% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 65
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+41.02% -29.09%
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
16997 18232 15608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.37% 16.16% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14396 15141 13465
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 28 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East +9 15 £55,000 +44.73%
West Midlands -13 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 81 (71.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (69.03%) Ruby
2 78 (69.03%) Selenium
3 74 (65.49%) BDD
4 68 (60.18%) Cucumber
5 67 (59.29%) TDD
6 54 (47.79%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
8 46 (40.71%) Jenkins
9 45 (39.82%) Scrum
10 42 (37.17%) C#
11 41 (36.28%) Java
11 41 (36.28%) QA
11 41 (36.28%) Git (software)
12 39 (34.51%) SQL
13 36 (31.86%) OO
14 32 (28.32%) Software Engineering
15 31 (27.43%) NUnit
16 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
16 30 (26.55%) Open Source
17 29 (25.66%) Calabash
18 28 (24.78%) WebDriver
18 28 (24.78%) RESTful
19 26 (23.01%) HTML
19 26 (23.01%) XML
20 25 (22.12%) TeamCity
21 24 (21.24%) JIRA
21 24 (21.24%) Linux
22 23 (20.35%) JUnit
22 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (14.16%) Confluence
2 15 (13.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
3 2 (1.77%) uiautomator
3 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Trello
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 8 (7.08%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.27%) RavenDB
3 11 (9.73%) MySQL
4 9 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.42%) Big Data
5 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (69.03%) Selenium
2 68 (60.18%) Cucumber
3 46 (40.71%) Jenkins
4 41 (36.28%) Git (software)
5 31 (27.43%) NUnit
6 29 (25.66%) Calabash
7 28 (24.78%) WebDriver
8 25 (22.12%) TeamCity
9 24 (21.24%) JIRA
10 23 (20.35%) JUnit
11 21 (18.58%) SpecFlow
12 20 (17.70%) JBehave
12 20 (17.70%) RSpec
13 17 (15.04%) Capybara
14 15 (13.27%) NCrunch
14 15 (13.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (13.27%) Moq
14 15 (13.27%) ReSharper
15 11 (9.73%) Subversion
15 11 (9.73%) RubyGems
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Back Office
2 15 (13.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Electronics
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Automation Engineer
2 26 (23.01%) Test Engineer
3 19 (16.81%) Developer
4 18 (15.93%) Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Tester
7 12 (10.62%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.73%) QA Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) QA Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.54%) QA Test Analyst
13 3 (2.65%) Senior QA Analyst
13 3 (2.65%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) RESTful
2 26 (23.01%) HTML
2 26 (23.01%) XML
3 23 (20.35%) Gherkin
4 22 (19.47%) Web Services
5 20 (17.70%) .NET
6 18 (15.93%) CSS
7 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.16%) .NET Framework
7 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (14.16%) jQuery
8 15 (13.27%) NHibernate
8 15 (13.27%) Spring.NET
8 15 (13.27%) StructureMap
8 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (13.27%) Dapper ORM
8 15 (13.27%) Entity Framework
8 15 (13.27%) MSMQ
9 5 (4.42%) JSON
9 5 (4.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Open Source
2 17 (15.04%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.50%) User Experience
3 13 (11.50%) W3C
3 13 (11.50%) Blog
4 7 (6.19%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Linux
2 22 (19.47%) UNIX
3 6 (5.31%) Android
4 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.68%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (65.49%) BDD
3 67 (59.29%) TDD
4 54 (47.79%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
6 45 (39.82%) Scrum
7 36 (31.86%) OO
8 32 (28.32%) Software Engineering
9 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
10 21 (18.58%) Automation Testing
11 20 (17.70%) E-Commerce
12 19 (16.81%) Pair Programming
13 18 (15.93%) Software Testing
13 18 (15.93%) Refactoring
13 18 (15.93%) Kanban
13 18 (15.93%) Test Strategy
14 16 (14.16%) Waterfall
14 16 (14.16%) MVC
15 15 (13.27%) OOD
16 14 (12.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.03%) Ruby
2 42 (37.17%) C#
3 41 (36.28%) Java
4 39 (34.51%) SQL
5 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.08%) Python
8 7 (6.19%) PHP
9 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 5 (4.42%) C++
9 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.65%) Groovy
10 3 (2.65%) C
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) F#
11 1 (0.88%) PHP5
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.28%) QA
2 13 (11.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) Endeca
2 15 (13.27%) RedPrairie
3 3 (2.65%) Zend
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) IBM
4 1 (0.88%) Compuware
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Empirix
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 12%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago