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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 729 765 770
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 145 94 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.094% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 95
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.94%
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
16845 15281 15716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.75% 15.28% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14078 13108 13718
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +25 58 £28,500 -17.39% 4
London -30 33 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +1 25 £55,000 -21.42% 1
South West -11 18 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -39 5 £27,500 -12.69% 1
North West -23 4 £35,000 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -22 2 £53,750 -2.27%
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 284 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (80.51%) Cucumber
3 243 (77.64%) Ruby
4 231 (73.80%) BDD
5 205 (65.50%) TDD
6 179 (57.19%) C#
7 166 (53.04%) Selenium
8 159 (50.80%) Continuous Integration
9 150 (47.92%) Git (software)
10 147 (46.96%) E-Commerce
11 145 (46.33%) TeamCity
12 140 (44.73%) JavaScript
13 139 (44.41%) .NET
13 139 (44.41%) NUnit
14 136 (43.45%) MVC
15 135 (43.13%) ASP.NET
16 134 (42.81%) JIRA
17 131 (41.85%) QA
17 131 (41.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 128 (40.89%) Scrum
19 124 (39.62%) WebDriver
20 122 (38.98%) Retail
20 122 (38.98%) SQL Server
21 116 (37.06%) HTML
21 116 (37.06%) CSS
21 116 (37.06%) ERP
21 116 (37.06%) Business Intelligence
21 116 (37.06%) Pair Programming
21 116 (37.06%) NHibernate
22 115 (36.74%) ReSharper

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 105 (33.55%) Confluence
1 105 (33.55%) IIS
2 14 (4.47%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
4 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.96%) JBoss
4 3 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 75 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.06%) GitHub
2 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Trello
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.03%) Internet
2 8 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 105 (33.55%) RavenDB
3 49 (15.65%) Relational Database
4 41 (13.10%) RDBMS
5 21 (6.71%) MySQL
5 21 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.83%) Big Data
7 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.28%) Text Mining
8 4 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.28%) HBase
8 4 (1.28%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 252 (80.51%) Cucumber
2 166 (53.04%) Selenium
3 150 (47.92%) Git (software)
4 145 (46.33%) TeamCity
5 139 (44.41%) NUnit
6 134 (42.81%) JIRA
7 124 (39.62%) WebDriver
8 115 (36.74%) ReSharper
8 115 (36.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 105 (33.55%) Moq
9 105 (33.55%) NCrunch
10 58 (18.53%) Jenkins
11 44 (14.06%) JUnit
12 40 (12.78%) Calabash
13 35 (11.18%) JBehave
14 32 (10.22%) Subversion
15 31 (9.90%) Hudson
15 31 (9.90%) Capybara
15 31 (9.90%) SpecFlow
16 26 (8.31%) RSpec
General
1 122 (38.98%) Retail
2 84 (26.84%) Back Office
3 68 (21.73%) Finance
4 16 (5.11%) Banking
5 14 (4.47%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.83%) Marketing
7 10 (3.19%) Publishing
7 10 (3.19%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (39.62%) Developer
2 72 (23.00%) QA Engineer
3 63 (20.13%) .NET Developer
4 51 (16.29%) Software Developer
5 46 (14.70%) Analyst
6 33 (10.54%) Test Analyst
7 30 (9.58%) Tester
7 30 (9.58%) Quality Engineer
8 24 (7.67%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (6.39%) Junior
10 20 (6.39%) Junior .NET Developer
10 20 (6.39%) Junior Developer
11 19 (6.07%) Automation Engineer
12 17 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
12 17 (5.43%) Test Engineer
13 16 (5.11%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (4.79%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (4.15%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (44.41%) .NET
2 135 (43.13%) ASP.NET
3 131 (41.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 116 (37.06%) HTML
4 116 (37.06%) CSS
4 116 (37.06%) NHibernate
5 115 (36.74%) StructureMap
6 110 (35.14%) .NET Framework
7 107 (34.19%) jQuery
8 105 (33.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 105 (33.55%) Spring.NET
8 105 (33.55%) MSMQ
8 105 (33.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 105 (33.55%) Dapper ORM
9 80 (25.56%) Gherkin
10 47 (15.02%) Web Services
11 44 (14.06%) RESTful
12 37 (11.82%) XML
13 30 (9.58%) Castle Windsor
14 19 (6.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 100 (31.95%) Open Source
2 36 (11.50%) Blog
3 17 (5.43%) Online Gambling
4 12 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.19%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.28%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.28%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.28%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.28%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.90%) Linux
2 23 (7.35%) UNIX
3 9 (2.88%) Windows
4 4 (1.28%) Android
5 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (73.80%) BDD
3 205 (65.50%) TDD
4 159 (50.80%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (46.96%) E-Commerce
6 136 (43.45%) MVC
7 128 (40.89%) Scrum
8 116 (37.06%) ERP
8 116 (37.06%) Business Intelligence
8 116 (37.06%) Pair Programming
9 115 (36.74%) Refactoring
9 115 (36.74%) OO
10 112 (35.78%) Test Scripting
11 85 (27.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 83 (26.52%) OOD
13 63 (20.13%) Test Automation
14 55 (17.57%) Migration
15 53 (16.93%) Software Engineering
16 48 (15.34%) Mentoring
16 48 (15.34%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (77.64%) Ruby
2 179 (57.19%) C#
3 140 (44.73%) JavaScript
4 105 (33.55%) VB.NET
5 81 (25.88%) SQL
6 72 (23.00%) Java
7 27 (8.63%) Python
8 12 (3.83%) C++
9 11 (3.51%) F#
10 7 (2.24%) Groovy
11 6 (1.92%) Perl
11 6 (1.92%) PHP
12 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.28%) XQuery
13 4 (1.28%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.28%) Scala
13 4 (1.28%) XPath
14 2 (0.64%) C
15 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (10.22%) Degree
2 23 (7.35%) ISEB
3 11 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) MCTS
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) MCSE
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (41.85%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Section 508
2 1 (0.32%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (33.55%) Endeca
1 105 (33.55%) RedPrairie
2 89 (28.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.39%) HP
4 10 (3.19%) Sony
4 10 (3.19%) Toshiba
5 8 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (1.28%) Google
6 4 (1.28%) Twitter
7 3 (0.96%) Zend
8 1 (0.32%) Lotus
8 1 (0.32%) Empirix
8 1 (0.32%) Compuware
8 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000 Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 19 days ago