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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK / England
Rank 758 812 855
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +43
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 55 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.093% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 45
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%

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
15240 16599 15977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.26% 17.78% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13126 14371 13611
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 £34,957 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,550
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +57 37 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South East +74 9 £40,000 -44.82% 1
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -20 3 - -
South West +12 1 £37,500 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (94.50%) Selenium
2 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (65.14%) Ruby
4 64 (58.72%) Cucumber
5 59 (54.13%) BDD
6 55 (50.46%) Test Automation
7 49 (44.95%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (43.12%) TDD
9 46 (42.20%) QA
10 45 (41.28%) Java
10 45 (41.28%) Jenkins
11 44 (40.37%) SoapUI
12 41 (37.61%) JIRA
13 39 (35.78%) Git (software)
14 37 (33.94%) Capybara
15 35 (32.11%) Performance Testing
15 35 (32.11%) JMeter
16 32 (29.36%) Software Engineering
16 32 (29.36%) Scrum
17 30 (27.52%) Appium
18 29 (26.61%) Software Testing
19 28 (25.69%) Automation Testing
20 27 (24.77%) Test Planning
21 25 (22.94%) WebDriver
21 25 (22.94%) Linux
22 24 (22.02%) Web Services
22 24 (22.02%) Test Management
23 23 (21.10%) C#
23 23 (21.10%) HP UFT
24 22 (20.18%) Functional Testing

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 10 (9.17%) Confluence
2 6 (5.50%) CMS
2 6 (5.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (5.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (11.93%) G Suite
1 13 (11.93%) Office 365
1 13 (11.93%) Slack
2 4 (3.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) HTTP
2 9 (8.26%) ATM
3 2 (1.83%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.83%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.83%) DB2
4 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 103 (94.50%) Selenium
2 64 (58.72%) Cucumber
3 45 (41.28%) Jenkins
4 44 (40.37%) SoapUI
5 41 (37.61%) JIRA
6 39 (35.78%) Git (software)
7 37 (33.94%) Capybara
8 35 (32.11%) JMeter
9 30 (27.52%) Appium
10 25 (22.94%) WebDriver
11 23 (21.10%) HP UFT
12 19 (17.43%) JUnit
12 19 (17.43%) Ranorex
13 17 (15.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (11.93%) Buildbot
14 13 (11.93%) RSpec
15 12 (11.01%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (9.17%) Calabash
17 9 (8.26%) Mercurial
17 9 (8.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (18.35%) Retail
2 19 (17.43%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Test Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) Tester
3 20 (18.35%) Automation Tester
4 17 (15.60%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) Integration Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) QA Automation Tester
5 15 (13.76%) QA Tester
6 14 (12.84%) Developer
7 13 (11.93%) Consultant
7 13 (11.93%) Test Consultant
8 12 (11.01%) Developer in Test
9 11 (10.09%) Analyst
9 11 (10.09%) QA Leader
10 9 (8.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 9 (8.26%) Test Automation Consultant
11 8 (7.34%) Test Analyst
11 8 (7.34%) Verification Engineer
12 7 (6.42%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (6.42%) Senior Test Consultant
12 7 (6.42%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) Web Services
2 16 (14.68%) XML
3 13 (11.93%) Gherkin
4 12 (11.01%) SOAP
5 11 (10.09%) HTML
6 8 (7.34%) .NET
7 5 (4.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.67%) RESTful
9 3 (2.75%) Ajax
9 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (2.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) iPad
7 2 (1.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) Kali Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (54.13%) BDD
3 55 (50.46%) Test Automation
4 49 (44.95%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (43.12%) TDD
6 35 (32.11%) Performance Testing
7 32 (29.36%) Scrum
7 32 (29.36%) Software Engineering
8 29 (26.61%) Software Testing
9 28 (25.69%) Automation Testing
10 27 (24.77%) Test Planning
11 24 (22.02%) Test Management
12 22 (20.18%) Functional Testing
13 20 (18.35%) QA Automation
14 19 (17.43%) Load Testing
15 17 (15.60%) Integration Testing
16 16 (14.68%) Defect Management
16 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
16 16 (14.68%) Regression Testing
16 16 (14.68%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.14%) Ruby
2 45 (41.28%) Java
3 23 (21.10%) C#
4 21 (19.27%) SQL
5 19 (17.43%) Python
6 14 (12.84%) C
6 14 (12.84%) C++
6 14 (12.84%) PHP
7 13 (11.93%) Scala
8 12 (11.01%) Perl
9 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.59%) Apple Swift
10 5 (4.59%) Groovy
10 5 (4.59%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.92%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) ISTQB
2 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (10.09%) Degree
5 7 (6.42%) ISEB
6 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (42.20%) QA
2 10 (9.17%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) HP
1 14 (12.84%) Telerik
2 13 (11.93%) Google
3 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.59%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle
5 3 (2.75%) ATG
5 3 (2.75%) Demandware
5 3 (2.75%) hybris
5 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.92%) VMware
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