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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 792 797 766
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 48 57 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.059% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 62
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.26%
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
15619 15718 14966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 16.19% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13246 12922 12939
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
London -11 30 £51,250 +7.89% 4
South East - 12 £38,750 - 1
East of England +12 3 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 115 (81.56%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (78.72%) Ruby
3 100 (70.92%) BDD
4 96 (68.09%) Cucumber
5 85 (60.28%) TDD
6 72 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (50.35%) Selenium
8 69 (48.94%) Git (software)
9 68 (48.23%) C#
10 60 (42.55%) QA
11 57 (40.43%) NUnit
12 55 (39.01%) SQL
13 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
14 52 (36.88%) Java
15 51 (36.17%) OO
15 51 (36.17%) TeamCity
16 50 (35.46%) HTML
17 48 (34.04%) Test Automation
18 47 (33.33%) E-Commerce
18 47 (33.33%) JIRA
18 47 (33.33%) Scrum
19 43 (30.50%) Software Engineering
20 42 (29.79%) .NET
20 42 (29.79%) CSS
20 42 (29.79%) Jenkins
21 41 (29.08%) Pair Programming
22 40 (28.37%) Open Source
22 40 (28.37%) Refactoring
23 39 (27.66%) jQuery
24 38 (26.95%) Confluence

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 38 (26.95%) Confluence
2 37 (26.24%) IIS
3 3 (2.13%) JBoss
3 3 (2.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.42%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (26.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Trello
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) Internet
2 11 (7.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.24%) SQL Server
1 37 (26.24%) RavenDB
2 18 (12.77%) MySQL
3 16 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.22%) Big Data
5 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (68.09%) Cucumber
2 71 (50.35%) Selenium
3 69 (48.94%) Git (software)
4 57 (40.43%) NUnit
5 51 (36.17%) TeamCity
6 47 (33.33%) JIRA
7 42 (29.79%) Jenkins
8 37 (26.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 37 (26.24%) Moq
8 37 (26.24%) ReSharper
8 37 (26.24%) NCrunch
9 36 (25.53%) Calabash
10 32 (22.70%) JUnit
10 32 (22.70%) WebDriver
11 25 (17.73%) Capybara
12 24 (17.02%) SpecFlow
13 20 (14.18%) JBehave
14 17 (12.06%) RSpec
15 14 (9.93%) Subversion
16 11 (7.80%) Hudson
General
1 37 (26.24%) Back Office
1 37 (26.24%) Retail
2 28 (19.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Games
3 2 (1.42%) Electronics
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Developer
2 32 (22.70%) Software Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) Analyst
5 16 (11.35%) Test Analyst
5 16 (11.35%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (10.64%) Tester
6 15 (10.64%) QA Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.22%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
9 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (7.09%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) QA Analyst
12 7 (4.96%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.46%) HTML
2 42 (29.79%) .NET
2 42 (29.79%) CSS
3 39 (27.66%) jQuery
4 37 (26.24%) NHibernate
4 37 (26.24%) .NET Framework
4 37 (26.24%) Spring.NET
4 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (26.24%) StructureMap
4 37 (26.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 37 (26.24%) Dapper ORM
4 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET
4 37 (26.24%) MSMQ
5 32 (22.70%) RESTful
6 30 (21.28%) Gherkin
7 29 (20.57%) XML
8 26 (18.44%) Web Services
9 13 (9.22%) Castle Windsor
9 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.37%) Open Source
2 15 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.51%) Online Gambling
4 11 (7.80%) Blog
4 11 (7.80%) W3C
4 11 (7.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.57%) Linux
2 18 (12.77%) UNIX
3 7 (4.96%) Android
4 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.84%) Windows
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (81.56%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (70.92%) BDD
3 85 (60.28%) TDD
4 72 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (36.17%) OO
6 48 (34.04%) Test Automation
7 47 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 47 (33.33%) Scrum
8 43 (30.50%) Software Engineering
9 41 (29.08%) Pair Programming
10 40 (28.37%) Refactoring
11 38 (26.95%) MVC
12 37 (26.24%) OOD
13 31 (21.99%) Test Scripting
14 24 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
14 24 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (17.02%) ERP
15 21 (14.89%) Migration
16 20 (14.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (78.72%) Ruby
2 68 (48.23%) C#
3 55 (39.01%) SQL
4 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 52 (36.88%) Java
6 37 (26.24%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.09%) Python
8 9 (6.38%) PHP
9 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.55%) Groovy
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
11 4 (2.84%) C++
11 4 (2.84%) F#
12 2 (1.42%) C
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) PHP5
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) VCP4
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (42.55%) QA
2 11 (7.80%) WCAG
Vendors
1 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
1 37 (26.24%) Endeca
1 37 (26.24%) RedPrairie
2 4 (2.84%) Zend
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle
3 1 (0.71%) IBM
3 1 (0.71%) Compuware
3 1 (0.71%) HP
3 1 (0.71%) Empirix
3 1 (0.71%) VMware
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