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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 822 861 849
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 89 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.059% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 45
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
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
17125 15907 15461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.09% 16.31% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14898 13581 12823
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,425
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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 +32 58 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands +10 27 £52,500 +10.52% 3
North West +7 2 - - 1
South East -20 2 £72,500 +70.58%
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (94.87%) Selenium
2 128 (82.05%) Cucumber
3 127 (81.41%) Ruby
4 118 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (71.15%) Java
6 95 (60.90%) QA
7 89 (57.05%) Jenkins
8 85 (54.49%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (53.21%) Test Automation
10 79 (50.64%) TDD
11 74 (47.44%) BDD
12 67 (42.95%) Scrum
13 61 (39.10%) RSpec
14 52 (33.33%) JIRA
15 50 (32.05%) WebDriver
16 49 (31.41%) Hudson
16 49 (31.41%) JMeter
17 47 (30.13%) SQL
17 47 (30.13%) Degree
18 44 (28.21%) E-Commerce
19 43 (27.56%) Software Engineering
20 42 (26.92%) Test Scripting
21 39 (25.00%) Manual Testing
22 38 (24.36%) RESTful
22 38 (24.36%) MySQL
22 38 (24.36%) ISTQB
23 36 (23.08%) SOA
24 35 (22.44%) ISEB
25 34 (21.79%) JBoss
26 33 (21.15%) DSDM

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (21.79%) JBoss
2 33 (21.15%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) Internet
1 5 (3.21%) PuTTY
1 5 (3.21%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.36%) MySQL
2 33 (21.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 148 (94.87%) Selenium
2 128 (82.05%) Cucumber
3 89 (57.05%) Jenkins
4 61 (39.10%) RSpec
5 52 (33.33%) JIRA
6 50 (32.05%) WebDriver
7 49 (31.41%) Hudson
7 49 (31.41%) JMeter
8 33 (21.15%) Git (software)
9 32 (20.51%) Appium
10 24 (15.38%) Mercurial
11 15 (9.62%) SoapUI
12 13 (8.33%) Ant
12 13 (8.33%) Capybara
13 12 (7.69%) Calabash
14 9 (5.77%) Gerrit
15 8 (5.13%) JUnit
15 8 (5.13%) SpecFlow
16 7 (4.49%) IntelliJ
16 7 (4.49%) Paros
General
1 32 (20.51%) Billing
2 23 (14.74%) Retail
3 9 (5.77%) Finance
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.28%) Front Office
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.64%) Analyst
2 38 (24.36%) Test Analyst
3 36 (23.08%) Java Engineer
4 32 (20.51%) QA Engineer
5 31 (19.87%) Developer
6 29 (18.59%) QA Analyst
6 29 (18.59%) Senior Java Engineer
7 27 (17.31%) Java Developer
7 27 (17.31%) QA Test Analyst
8 26 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
9 25 (16.03%) Agile Developer
9 25 (16.03%) Agile Java Developer
9 25 (16.03%) Senior Developer
9 25 (16.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (15.38%) Senior Agile Developer
10 24 (15.38%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 23 (14.74%) Test Engineer
12 18 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
13 15 (9.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 15 (9.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.36%) RESTful
2 33 (21.15%) Gherkin
2 33 (21.15%) Hibernate
2 33 (21.15%) Java EE
2 33 (21.15%) JAX-RS
2 33 (21.15%) JMS
2 33 (21.15%) JPA
2 33 (21.15%) RESTEasy
2 33 (21.15%) Spring
3 22 (14.10%) REST
3 22 (14.10%) Web Services
4 11 (7.05%) SOAP
5 6 (3.85%) CSS
6 5 (3.21%) HTML
7 4 (2.56%) XML
8 3 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Mathematics
2 21 (13.46%) iPad
3 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.77%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.49%) User Experience
6 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.28%) Fintech
9 2 (1.28%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.28%) New Media
10 1 (0.64%) Online Games
10 1 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.49%) Kali Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Android
3 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.56%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (54.49%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (53.21%) Test Automation
4 79 (50.64%) TDD
5 74 (47.44%) BDD
6 67 (42.95%) Scrum
7 44 (28.21%) E-Commerce
8 43 (27.56%) Software Engineering
9 42 (26.92%) Test Scripting
10 39 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 36 (23.08%) SOA
12 33 (21.15%) Dependency Injection
12 33 (21.15%) DSDM
13 32 (20.51%) Automated Testing
13 32 (20.51%) Unit Testing
13 32 (20.51%) Workflow
14 30 (19.23%) Test Strategy
15 29 (18.59%) Automation Testing
16 26 (16.67%) SDLC
16 26 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (81.41%) Ruby
2 111 (71.15%) Java
3 47 (30.13%) SQL
4 21 (13.46%) C#
5 16 (10.26%) PHP
6 13 (8.33%) Perl
7 10 (6.41%) Python
8 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.21%) Groovy
9 5 (3.21%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.56%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (30.13%) Degree
2 38 (24.36%) ISTQB
3 35 (22.44%) ISEB
4 27 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (60.90%) QA
2 16 (10.26%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (5.13%) ATG
1 8 (5.13%) Rally
2 7 (4.49%) SAP
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (2.56%) HP
5 3 (1.92%) Telerik
6 2 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago