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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 806 839 873
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +34
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 58 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 79 61
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
16030 17633 16999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.07% 17.73% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13772 15096 14410
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 £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +49 35 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South East +79 10 £40,000 -
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -27 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 1
East of England +16 2 £50,000 -37.50%
South West +16 1 £37,500 -
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WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 107 (95.54%) Selenium
2 93 (83.04%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (66.07%) Ruby
4 69 (61.61%) Cucumber
5 59 (52.68%) BDD
5 59 (52.68%) Test Automation
6 54 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (47.32%) QA
8 52 (46.43%) TDD
9 47 (41.96%) Java
10 46 (41.07%) Jenkins
11 42 (37.50%) JIRA
12 39 (34.82%) Scrum
12 39 (34.82%) SoapUI
13 38 (33.93%) Git (software)
14 36 (32.14%) Capybara
14 36 (32.14%) Software Engineering
15 33 (29.46%) JMeter
15 33 (29.46%) WebDriver
16 32 (28.57%) Performance Testing
17 28 (25.00%) SQL
18 27 (24.11%) Software Testing
18 27 (24.11%) Appium
19 26 (23.21%) C#
20 24 (21.43%) HP UFT
20 24 (21.43%) Linux
21 23 (20.54%) Test Management
21 23 (20.54%) QA Automation
21 23 (20.54%) Functional Testing
21 23 (20.54%) Web Services

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 (8.93%) Confluence
2 6 (5.36%) CMS
2 6 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (5.36%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.68%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.04%) G Suite
2 9 (8.04%) Office 365
2 9 (8.04%) Slack
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) HTTP
2 6 (5.36%) ATM
3 2 (1.79%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.68%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.79%) DB2
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 107 (95.54%) Selenium
2 69 (61.61%) Cucumber
3 46 (41.07%) Jenkins
4 42 (37.50%) JIRA
5 39 (34.82%) SoapUI
6 38 (33.93%) Git (software)
7 36 (32.14%) Capybara
8 33 (29.46%) JMeter
8 33 (29.46%) WebDriver
9 27 (24.11%) Appium
10 24 (21.43%) HP UFT
11 21 (18.75%) RSpec
12 17 (15.18%) JUnit
13 15 (13.39%) Calabash
14 14 (12.50%) Ranorex
14 14 (12.50%) SpecFlow
15 12 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (10.71%) Hudson
16 9 (8.04%) Mercurial
16 9 (8.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Billing
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) Tester
3 24 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 20 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Developer
5 15 (13.39%) QA Automation Tester
5 15 (13.39%) QA Tester
6 12 (10.71%) Analyst
7 11 (9.82%) Consultant
7 11 (9.82%) QA Leader
7 11 (9.82%) Ruby Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Test Consultant
8 9 (8.04%) Developer in Test
8 9 (8.04%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Test Automation Consultant
9 8 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) XML
3 12 (10.71%) HTML
3 12 (10.71%) SOAP
4 11 (9.82%) Gherkin
5 9 (8.04%) .NET
5 9 (8.04%) RESTful
6 8 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (4.46%) Ajax
7 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (3.57%) REST
9 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.68%) Java EE
9 3 (2.68%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.68%) JMS
9 3 (2.68%) JPA
9 3 (2.68%) Node.js
9 3 (2.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) iPad
6 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (83.04%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (52.68%) BDD
2 59 (52.68%) Test Automation
3 54 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (46.43%) TDD
5 39 (34.82%) Scrum
6 36 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 32 (28.57%) Performance Testing
8 27 (24.11%) Software Testing
9 23 (20.54%) Functional Testing
9 23 (20.54%) QA Automation
9 23 (20.54%) Test Management
10 22 (19.64%) Automation Testing
11 21 (18.75%) Test Planning
12 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 18 (16.07%) Automated Testing
14 17 (15.18%) Defect Management
14 17 (15.18%) Load Testing
14 17 (15.18%) Regression Testing
15 16 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.07%) Ruby
2 47 (41.96%) Java
3 28 (25.00%) SQL
4 26 (23.21%) C#
5 18 (16.07%) Python
6 13 (11.61%) Perl
7 10 (8.93%) C++
7 10 (8.93%) PHP
8 9 (8.04%) C
8 9 (8.04%) Scala
9 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.46%) Apple Swift
10 5 (4.46%) Groovy
10 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.46%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.89%) Go
11 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) ISTQB
2 20 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (12.50%) Degree
4 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) ISEB
6 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (47.32%) QA
2 10 (8.93%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.36%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Telerik
2 12 (10.71%) HP
3 9 (8.04%) Google
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (5.36%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.46%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.68%) ATG
7 3 (2.68%) Demandware
7 3 (2.68%) hybris
7 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.79%) VMware
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