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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 685 751 779
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +28
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 186 105 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 81
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
17519 15597 16468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.26% 15.27% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14637 13395 14345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
South East +57 77 £38,250 -27.14% 2
London +5 68 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South West 0 22 £42,500 +25.00% 2
East of England -3 16 £50,000 -28.57% 2
North West -15 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 223 (77.16%) Cucumber
2 211 (73.01%) Ruby
3 200 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (68.51%) BDD
5 188 (65.05%) Selenium
6 182 (62.98%) TDD
7 150 (51.90%) C#
8 136 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (47.06%) WebDriver
9 131 (45.33%) QA
10 128 (44.29%) Scrum
11 120 (41.52%) JavaScript
11 120 (41.52%) E-Commerce
12 118 (40.83%) TeamCity
13 115 (39.79%) .NET
14 113 (39.10%) Git (software)
14 113 (39.10%) Test Scripting
15 107 (37.02%) ASP.NET
15 107 (37.02%) MVC
16 102 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 102 (35.29%) JIRA
16 102 (35.29%) Retail
17 101 (34.95%) NUnit
18 100 (34.60%) Business Intelligence
19 99 (34.26%) ERP
20 96 (33.22%) SQL Server
21 95 (32.87%) HTML
22 94 (32.53%) CSS
23 92 (31.83%) Pair Programming
24 91 (31.49%) NHibernate

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 81 (28.03%) IIS
1 81 (28.03%) Confluence
2 13 (4.50%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.08%) CMS
4 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.69%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (16.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.53%) GitHub
2 5 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.73%) SaaS
3 4 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.23%) Internet
2 12 (4.15%) HTTP
3 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (33.22%) SQL Server
2 81 (28.03%) RavenDB
3 49 (16.96%) Relational Database
4 41 (14.19%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.84%) MySQL
6 8 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.42%) Big Data
8 4 (1.38%) Triplestore
8 4 (1.38%) HBase
8 4 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.38%) Text Mining
8 4 (1.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 223 (77.16%) Cucumber
2 188 (65.05%) Selenium
3 136 (47.06%) WebDriver
4 118 (40.83%) TeamCity
5 113 (39.10%) Git (software)
6 102 (35.29%) JIRA
7 101 (34.95%) NUnit
8 90 (31.14%) ReSharper
8 90 (31.14%) Rhino Mocks
9 81 (28.03%) Moq
9 81 (28.03%) NCrunch
10 49 (16.96%) Jenkins
11 35 (12.11%) Hudson
12 31 (10.73%) Capybara
13 28 (9.69%) JMeter
14 27 (9.34%) Calabash
15 26 (9.00%) JUnit
16 25 (8.65%) Subversion
17 24 (8.30%) QuickTest Pro
18 22 (7.61%) JBehave
General
1 102 (35.29%) Retail
2 73 (25.26%) Finance
3 60 (20.76%) Back Office
4 14 (4.84%) Banking
5 13 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.46%) Publishing
7 9 (3.11%) Music Industry
8 8 (2.77%) Marketing
9 3 (1.04%) Games
9 3 (1.04%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (33.56%) Developer
2 68 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 49 (16.96%) .NET Developer
4 48 (16.61%) Analyst
5 46 (15.92%) Tester
6 33 (11.42%) Software Developer
7 30 (10.38%) Test Analyst
8 29 (10.03%) Quality Engineer
9 19 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.57%) Test Engineer
10 18 (6.23%) QA Analyst
11 16 (5.54%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (5.54%) Junior
12 15 (5.19%) Junior Developer
12 15 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (5.19%) Junior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (4.15%) Senior Test Analyst
15 11 (3.81%) Technical Tester
16 10 (3.46%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.79%) .NET
2 107 (37.02%) ASP.NET
3 102 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (32.87%) HTML
5 94 (32.53%) CSS
6 91 (31.49%) NHibernate
7 90 (31.14%) StructureMap
8 87 (30.10%) .NET Framework
9 82 (28.37%) jQuery
10 81 (28.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 81 (28.03%) Spring.NET
10 81 (28.03%) MSMQ
10 81 (28.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 81 (28.03%) Dapper ORM
11 66 (22.84%) Gherkin
12 41 (14.19%) Web Services
13 30 (10.38%) RESTful
14 25 (8.65%) XML
15 23 (7.96%) Castle Windsor
16 20 (6.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (31.49%) Open Source
2 34 (11.76%) Blog
3 12 (4.15%) Online Gambling
3 12 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.46%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.11%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.73%) BBC
9 4 (1.38%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.38%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.38%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.38%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.69%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) W3C
11 1 (0.35%) DTV
11 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.96%) UNIX
1 23 (7.96%) Linux
2 5 (1.73%) Windows
3 3 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (68.51%) BDD
3 182 (62.98%) TDD
4 136 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (44.29%) Scrum
6 120 (41.52%) E-Commerce
7 113 (39.10%) Test Scripting
8 107 (37.02%) MVC
9 100 (34.60%) Business Intelligence
10 99 (34.26%) ERP
11 92 (31.83%) Pair Programming
12 90 (31.14%) Refactoring
13 83 (28.72%) OO
14 68 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (20.42%) Test Automation
15 59 (20.42%) OOD
16 51 (17.65%) Automation Testing
17 48 (16.61%) Test Strategy
18 44 (15.22%) Migration
19 38 (13.15%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 211 (73.01%) Ruby
2 150 (51.90%) C#
3 120 (41.52%) JavaScript
4 81 (28.03%) VB.NET
5 68 (23.53%) SQL
6 60 (20.76%) Java
7 34 (11.76%) Python
8 15 (5.19%) C++
9 12 (4.15%) F#
10 10 (3.46%) Perl
11 9 (3.11%) PHP
12 5 (1.73%) Groovy
13 4 (1.38%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.38%) Scala
13 4 (1.38%) XPath
13 4 (1.38%) XQuery
13 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.69%) C
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (13.15%) Degree
2 28 (9.69%) ISEB
3 12 (4.15%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (45.33%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Section 508
2 1 (0.35%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (28.03%) Endeca
1 81 (28.03%) RedPrairie
2 66 (22.84%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.61%) HP
4 9 (3.11%) Sony
4 9 (3.11%) Toshiba
4 9 (3.11%) IBM
5 3 (1.04%) Twitter
5 3 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Empirix
6 2 (0.69%) Compuware
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Lotus
7 1 (0.35%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.35%) Zend
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago