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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 815 772 802
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +30
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 65 142 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 96 67
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
17406 18139 15415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.85% 16.13% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14760 15437 13316
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -15 42 £50,000 - 4
South East +5 21 £55,000 +47.65% 1
West Midlands -5 1 £47,500 -9.52%
North East - 1 £36,000 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 88 (80.00%) Selenium
2 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (61.82%) Test Automation
4 66 (60.00%) Ruby
5 63 (57.27%) TDD
6 60 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (51.82%) Cucumber
8 55 (50.00%) BDD
9 53 (48.18%) Jenkins
10 51 (46.36%) Scrum
11 42 (38.18%) QA
12 35 (31.82%) WebDriver
13 34 (30.91%) OO
14 32 (29.09%) RSpec
14 32 (29.09%) Git (software)
15 31 (28.18%) UNIX
16 30 (27.27%) Linux
17 28 (25.45%) Automation Testing
18 27 (24.55%) C#
19 26 (23.64%) Java
19 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
20 25 (22.73%) RubyGems
21 23 (20.91%) Open Source
22 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
23 20 (18.18%) Subversion
24 19 (17.27%) XML
25 18 (16.36%) RESTful
26 17 (15.45%) JBehave
26 17 (15.45%) Kanban
26 17 (15.45%) Finance

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (2.73%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (80.00%) Selenium
2 57 (51.82%) Cucumber
3 53 (48.18%) Jenkins
4 35 (31.82%) WebDriver
5 32 (29.09%) Git (software)
5 32 (29.09%) RSpec
6 25 (22.73%) RubyGems
7 20 (18.18%) Subversion
8 17 (15.45%) JBehave
9 15 (13.64%) JIRA
9 15 (13.64%) TeamCity
10 14 (12.73%) SpecFlow
11 13 (11.82%) FitNesse
12 12 (10.91%) JMeter
12 12 (10.91%) Calabash
13 11 (10.00%) Hudson
13 11 (10.00%) JUnit
13 11 (10.00%) Capybara
14 10 (9.09%) NUnit
15 9 (8.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Games
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
2 2 (1.82%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.91%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Automation Engineer
2 39 (35.45%) Test Engineer
3 28 (25.45%) Test Automation Engineer
4 23 (20.91%) Analyst
5 18 (16.36%) QA Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) QA Engineer
7 15 (13.64%) Tester
8 14 (12.73%) Test Analyst
9 13 (11.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 10 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) QA Tester
11 9 (8.18%) Automation Tester
11 9 (8.18%) Developer
12 7 (6.36%) Agile Tester
13 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
14 4 (3.64%) QA Leader
15 3 (2.73%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 3 (2.73%) Senior Test Engineer
15 3 (2.73%) Senior Tester
16 2 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) XML
2 18 (16.36%) RESTful
3 11 (10.00%) REST
3 11 (10.00%) SOAP
3 11 (10.00%) Web Services
4 10 (9.09%) HTML
4 10 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 8 (7.27%) .NET
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (1.82%) jQuery
8 2 (1.82%) JPA
8 2 (1.82%) Spring.NET
8 2 (1.82%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.82%) JMS
8 2 (1.82%) Spring
8 2 (1.82%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.82%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.91%) User Experience
2 12 (10.91%) W3C
2 12 (10.91%) Blog
3 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.82%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) UNIX
2 30 (27.27%) Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Android
4 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.82%) Test Automation
3 63 (57.27%) TDD
4 60 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (50.00%) BDD
6 51 (46.36%) Scrum
7 34 (30.91%) OO
8 28 (25.45%) Automation Testing
9 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
10 23 (20.91%) Open Source
11 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
12 17 (15.45%) Kanban
13 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
14 14 (12.73%) SDLC
14 14 (12.73%) Performance Testing
15 13 (11.82%) OOP
16 12 (10.91%) RAD
16 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
16 12 (10.91%) Test Scripting
17 11 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (60.00%) Ruby
2 27 (24.55%) C#
3 26 (23.64%) Java
4 16 (14.55%) SQL
5 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.45%) PHP
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) C
8 4 (3.64%) Perl
8 4 (3.64%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) Groovy
10 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) ISEB
3 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (38.18%) QA
2 12 (10.91%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) Endeca
3 2 (1.82%) Zend
3 2 (1.82%) RedPrairie
4 1 (0.91%) IBM
4 1 (0.91%) HP
4 1 (0.91%) VMware
4 1 (0.91%) Telerik
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago