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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 855 887 888
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 67 46 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.045% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 64
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
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
17558 17113 18204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.30% 16.60% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15218 14448 15214
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 36 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +9 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 - 1
South East +12 1 £42,500 -22.72%
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 146 (94.81%) Selenium
1 146 (94.81%) Cucumber
2 140 (90.91%) Ruby
3 120 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (74.03%) Java
5 105 (68.18%) Jenkins
6 93 (60.39%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (59.09%) QA
8 83 (53.90%) Test Automation
9 82 (53.25%) TDD
10 73 (47.40%) BDD
11 72 (46.75%) Scrum
12 70 (45.45%) RSpec
13 65 (42.21%) Degree
14 63 (40.91%) SQL
15 59 (38.31%) JMeter
16 58 (37.66%) Hudson
17 53 (34.42%) JIRA
18 50 (32.47%) MySQL
19 49 (31.82%) Software Engineering
19 49 (31.82%) RESTful
20 47 (30.52%) Spring
20 47 (30.52%) Java EE
20 47 (30.52%) GlassFish
20 47 (30.52%) PostgreSQL
20 47 (30.52%) Hibernate
20 47 (30.52%) JBoss
20 47 (30.52%) SOA
20 47 (30.52%) JMS
20 47 (30.52%) JPA

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 47 (30.52%) GlassFish
1 47 (30.52%) JBoss
2 15 (9.74%) WildFly
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.95%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (32.47%) MySQL
2 47 (30.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 146 (94.81%) Cucumber
1 146 (94.81%) Selenium
2 105 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 70 (45.45%) RSpec
4 59 (38.31%) JMeter
5 58 (37.66%) Hudson
6 53 (34.42%) JIRA
7 45 (29.22%) WebDriver
8 37 (24.03%) Appium
9 34 (22.08%) Git (software)
10 27 (17.53%) Mercurial
11 19 (12.34%) JUnit
12 16 (10.39%) JBehave
12 16 (10.39%) SoapUI
13 13 (8.44%) LoadRunner
14 11 (7.14%) Calabash
14 11 (7.14%) Gerrit
15 9 (5.84%) IntelliJ
15 9 (5.84%) Paros
15 9 (5.84%) RubyMine
General
1 46 (29.87%) Billing
2 9 (5.84%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Back Office
4 3 (1.95%) Front Office
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.82%) Developer
2 48 (31.17%) Java Developer
3 41 (26.62%) Analyst
4 38 (24.68%) Test Analyst
5 36 (23.38%) Senior Developer
5 36 (23.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (20.78%) QA Engineer
7 31 (20.13%) Agile Developer
7 31 (20.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 30 (19.48%) Senior Agile Developer
8 30 (19.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 28 (18.18%) Java Engineer
9 28 (18.18%) QA Analyst
9 28 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
10 25 (16.23%) QA Test Analyst
11 21 (13.64%) Test Engineer
12 20 (12.99%) Tester
13 18 (11.69%) QA Automation Engineer
14 17 (11.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 17 (11.04%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.82%) RESTful
2 47 (30.52%) Hibernate
2 47 (30.52%) Java EE
2 47 (30.52%) JAX-RS
2 47 (30.52%) JMS
2 47 (30.52%) JPA
2 47 (30.52%) RESTEasy
2 47 (30.52%) Spring
3 35 (22.73%) Gherkin
4 18 (11.69%) REST
4 18 (11.69%) Web Services
5 15 (9.74%) HornetQ
6 6 (3.90%) SOAP
7 3 (1.95%) .NET
7 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.30%) HTML
8 2 (1.30%) XML
9 1 (0.65%) HTML5
9 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.87%) Mathematics
2 26 (16.88%) iPad
3 16 (10.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) Smart Meter
5 6 (3.90%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.25%) Fintech
6 5 (3.25%) Social Media
7 3 (1.95%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.95%) User Experience
8 2 (1.30%) New Media
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) Android
2 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.84%) Kali Linux
4 8 (5.19%) Windows
5 7 (4.55%) Unix
6 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (60.39%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (53.90%) Test Automation
4 82 (53.25%) TDD
5 73 (47.40%) BDD
6 72 (46.75%) Scrum
7 49 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 47 (30.52%) Dependency Injection
8 47 (30.52%) SOA
9 46 (29.87%) Unit Testing
10 45 (29.22%) E-Commerce
10 45 (29.22%) Manual Testing
11 42 (27.27%) Test Scripting
12 37 (24.03%) DSDM
12 37 (24.03%) Software Delivery
13 36 (23.38%) Workflow
14 33 (21.43%) Automation Testing
15 29 (18.83%) Automated Testing
16 28 (18.18%) SDLC
17 27 (17.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 140 (90.91%) Ruby
2 114 (74.03%) Java
3 63 (40.91%) SQL
4 10 (6.49%) C#
5 9 (5.84%) Perl
6 8 (5.19%) Python
7 7 (4.55%) PHP
8 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.95%) C++
10 2 (1.30%) Go
10 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (42.21%) Degree
2 45 (29.22%) ISTQB
3 39 (25.32%) ISEB
4 26 (16.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (7.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (59.09%) QA
2 8 (5.19%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle
2 14 (9.09%) Rally
3 12 (7.79%) SAP
4 7 (4.55%) ATG
5 2 (1.30%) Telerik
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) HP
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