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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 698 745 779
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +34
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 174 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.71% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 96 87
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
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
17305 15213 16185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.24% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 13051 14072
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +54 80 £34,250 -31.50% 2
London -43 47 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West -16 23 £37,500 +10.29%
East of England -17 22 £55,000 -21.42%
North West -21 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire -34 1 - - 1
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 281 (91.83%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (80.07%) Cucumber
3 232 (75.82%) Ruby
4 222 (72.55%) BDD
5 199 (65.03%) TDD
6 180 (58.82%) Selenium
7 169 (55.23%) C#
8 150 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (45.42%) E-Commerce
10 135 (44.12%) Scrum
11 134 (43.79%) TeamCity
11 134 (43.79%) WebDriver
12 133 (43.46%) .NET
13 131 (42.81%) JavaScript
13 131 (42.81%) Git (software)
14 128 (41.83%) ASP.NET
14 128 (41.83%) MVC
15 126 (41.18%) QA
16 123 (40.20%) JIRA
16 123 (40.20%) NUnit
16 123 (40.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 116 (37.91%) SQL Server
18 115 (37.58%) Retail
19 114 (37.25%) Test Scripting
19 114 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
20 113 (36.93%) ERP
21 108 (35.29%) Pair Programming
22 107 (34.97%) HTML
22 107 (34.97%) NHibernate
23 106 (34.64%) ReSharper

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 96 (31.37%) IIS
1 96 (31.37%) Confluence
2 14 (4.58%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.63%) CMS
4 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 63 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.38%) GitHub
2 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.63%) SaaS
3 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.88%) Internet
2 10 (3.27%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (37.91%) SQL Server
2 96 (31.37%) RavenDB
3 50 (16.34%) Relational Database
4 41 (13.40%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.90%) MySQL
6 9 (2.94%) Big Data
7 7 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.31%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.31%) Triplestore
9 4 (1.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 245 (80.07%) Cucumber
2 180 (58.82%) Selenium
3 134 (43.79%) TeamCity
3 134 (43.79%) WebDriver
4 131 (42.81%) Git (software)
5 123 (40.20%) JIRA
5 123 (40.20%) NUnit
6 106 (34.64%) ReSharper
6 106 (34.64%) Rhino Mocks
7 96 (31.37%) Moq
7 96 (31.37%) NCrunch
8 53 (17.32%) Jenkins
9 34 (11.11%) Calabash
10 33 (10.78%) Hudson
11 32 (10.46%) JUnit
12 30 (9.80%) Capybara
13 28 (9.15%) JBehave
14 25 (8.17%) Subversion
15 24 (7.84%) JMeter
15 24 (7.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 115 (37.58%) Retail
2 75 (24.51%) Back Office
3 72 (23.53%) Finance
4 15 (4.90%) Banking
5 14 (4.58%) Retail Banking
6 13 (4.25%) Marketing
7 11 (3.59%) Publishing
8 10 (3.27%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.98%) Games
9 3 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (37.25%) Developer
2 69 (22.55%) QA Engineer
3 62 (20.26%) .NET Developer
4 51 (16.67%) Analyst
5 41 (13.40%) Tester
6 39 (12.75%) Software Developer
7 34 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 30 (9.80%) Quality Engineer
9 21 (6.86%) Junior
9 21 (6.86%) Agile .NET Developer
10 20 (6.54%) Junior .NET Developer
10 20 (6.54%) Junior Developer
10 20 (6.54%) Test Engineer
11 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.21%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.90%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (4.58%) QA Analyst
14 13 (4.25%) Senior Test Analyst
15 11 (3.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (43.46%) .NET
2 128 (41.83%) ASP.NET
3 123 (40.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (34.97%) NHibernate
4 107 (34.97%) HTML
5 106 (34.64%) CSS
5 106 (34.64%) StructureMap
6 102 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 97 (31.70%) jQuery
8 96 (31.37%) Spring.NET
8 96 (31.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 96 (31.37%) MSMQ
8 96 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 96 (31.37%) Dapper ORM
9 74 (24.18%) Gherkin
10 46 (15.03%) Web Services
11 36 (11.76%) RESTful
12 31 (10.13%) XML
13 24 (7.84%) Castle Windsor
14 20 (6.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (32.03%) Open Source
2 36 (11.76%) Blog
3 14 (4.58%) Online Gambling
4 13 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.59%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.27%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.31%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.31%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.31%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.31%) Ontologies
10 2 (0.65%) BBC
10 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
11 1 (0.33%) Online Games
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) W3C
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.52%) Linux
2 22 (7.19%) UNIX
3 8 (2.61%) Windows
4 3 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (91.83%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (72.55%) BDD
3 199 (65.03%) TDD
4 150 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (45.42%) E-Commerce
6 135 (44.12%) Scrum
7 128 (41.83%) MVC
8 114 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
8 114 (37.25%) Test Scripting
9 113 (36.93%) ERP
10 108 (35.29%) Pair Programming
11 106 (34.64%) Refactoring
12 103 (33.66%) OO
13 82 (26.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 74 (24.18%) OOD
15 59 (19.28%) Test Automation
16 52 (16.99%) Migration
17 50 (16.34%) Automation Testing
18 46 (15.03%) Test Strategy
19 45 (14.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 232 (75.82%) Ruby
2 169 (55.23%) C#
3 131 (42.81%) JavaScript
4 96 (31.37%) VB.NET
5 68 (22.22%) SQL
6 60 (19.61%) Java
7 30 (9.80%) Python
8 14 (4.58%) C++
9 12 (3.92%) F#
10 7 (2.29%) Perl
11 5 (1.63%) PHP
12 4 (1.31%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.31%) Scala
12 4 (1.31%) XPath
12 4 (1.31%) Groovy
12 4 (1.31%) XQuery
12 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) C
14 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (10.46%) Degree
2 26 (8.50%) ISEB
3 12 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCTS
6 1 (0.33%) MCSD
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Section 508
2 1 (0.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (31.37%) Endeca
1 96 (31.37%) RedPrairie
2 81 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.19%) HP
4 10 (3.27%) Sony
4 10 (3.27%) Toshiba
5 8 (2.61%) IBM
6 4 (1.31%) Twitter
6 4 (1.31%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) Zend
7 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.33%) Empirix
7 1 (0.33%) Lotus
7 1 (0.33%) Compuware
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 10 days ago