The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 713 770 772
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +2
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 161 88 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.086% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 94 80 85
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17838 15250 15933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.36% 14.93% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15140 13156 13919
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
WATIR
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
London +7 77 £52,500 +20.00% 9
South East +26 54 £38,250 -23.50% 5
East of England -4 18 £50,000 -28.57% 1
South West -17 5 £37,500 +10.29%
North West +3 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 175 (73.53%) Cucumber
2 165 (69.33%) BDD
3 162 (68.07%) Selenium
4 160 (67.23%) Ruby
5 151 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (60.92%) TDD
7 120 (50.42%) QA
8 117 (49.16%) C#
9 116 (48.74%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (43.28%) WebDriver
11 97 (40.76%) Scrum
12 90 (37.82%) JavaScript
13 89 (37.39%) TeamCity
14 81 (34.03%) .NET
15 78 (32.77%) Git (software)
15 78 (32.77%) Test Scripting
16 76 (31.93%) E-Commerce
17 75 (31.51%) Retail
18 72 (30.25%) MVC
18 72 (30.25%) ASP.NET
18 72 (30.25%) JIRA
19 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 67 (28.15%) Finance
20 66 (27.73%) CSS
20 66 (27.73%) SQL Server
20 66 (27.73%) HTML
21 63 (26.47%) Java
21 63 (26.47%) NUnit
22 61 (25.63%) SQL
23 60 (25.21%) Automation Testing

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 53 (22.27%) IIS
1 53 (22.27%) Confluence
2 9 (3.78%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.52%) CMS
4 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (15.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.98%) GitHub
2 5 (2.10%) SaaS
2 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.14%) Internet
2 8 (3.36%) HTTP
3 4 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 53 (22.27%) RavenDB
3 26 (10.92%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.98%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.88%) MySQL
6 12 (5.04%) Big Data
7 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.68%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.68%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.68%) Triplestore
9 4 (1.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 175 (73.53%) Cucumber
2 162 (68.07%) Selenium
3 103 (43.28%) WebDriver
4 89 (37.39%) TeamCity
5 78 (32.77%) Git (software)
6 72 (30.25%) JIRA
7 63 (26.47%) NUnit
8 58 (24.37%) ReSharper
8 58 (24.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 53 (22.27%) Moq
9 53 (22.27%) NCrunch
10 47 (19.75%) Jenkins
11 43 (18.07%) Hudson
12 31 (13.03%) Capybara
13 30 (12.61%) QuickTest Pro
14 29 (12.18%) Calabash
15 28 (11.76%) JMeter
16 24 (10.08%) JUnit
17 22 (9.24%) Subversion
18 19 (7.98%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (31.51%) Retail
2 67 (28.15%) Finance
3 39 (16.39%) Back Office
4 10 (4.20%) Banking
5 8 (3.36%) Marketing
6 6 (2.52%) Publishing
7 5 (2.10%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Games
9 3 (1.26%) Law
10 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (30.67%) Developer
2 51 (21.43%) Tester
3 49 (20.59%) Analyst
4 46 (19.33%) QA Engineer
5 37 (15.55%) .NET Developer
6 27 (11.34%) Test Analyst
7 24 (10.08%) QA Analyst
8 18 (7.56%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (7.56%) Test Engineer
9 16 (6.72%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.72%) Automation Analyst
10 15 (6.30%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (5.46%) Technical Tester
13 12 (5.04%) Automation Tester
14 11 (4.62%) QA Automation Engineer
14 11 (4.62%) Junior
15 10 (4.20%) QA Tester
15 10 (4.20%) Junior Developer
15 10 (4.20%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.03%) .NET
2 72 (30.25%) ASP.NET
3 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (27.73%) CSS
4 66 (27.73%) HTML
5 58 (24.37%) NHibernate
5 58 (24.37%) .NET Framework
5 58 (24.37%) StructureMap
6 53 (22.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 53 (22.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 53 (22.27%) Dapper ORM
6 53 (22.27%) Spring.NET
6 53 (22.27%) jQuery
6 53 (22.27%) MSMQ
7 37 (15.55%) Gherkin
8 32 (13.45%) Web Services
9 19 (7.98%) Castle Windsor
10 17 (7.14%) XML
10 17 (7.14%) J2EE
10 17 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.79%) Open Source
2 15 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.04%) Online Gambling
3 12 (5.04%) Blog
4 11 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.10%) BBC
7 5 (2.10%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.68%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.68%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.68%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.68%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.84%) Social Media
9 2 (0.84%) W3C
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) DTV
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.92%) Linux
2 24 (10.08%) UNIX
3 8 (3.36%) Android
4 7 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (69.33%) BDD
2 151 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (60.92%) TDD
4 116 (48.74%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (40.76%) Scrum
6 78 (32.77%) Test Scripting
7 76 (31.93%) E-Commerce
8 72 (30.25%) MVC
9 60 (25.21%) Automation Testing
10 59 (24.79%) Pair Programming
10 59 (24.79%) OO
11 58 (24.37%) Refactoring
11 58 (24.37%) Test Automation
12 54 (22.69%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (22.27%) ERP
14 43 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (15.97%) OOD
16 35 (14.71%) Manual Testing
17 28 (11.76%) Automated Testing
17 28 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 160 (67.23%) Ruby
2 117 (49.16%) C#
3 90 (37.82%) JavaScript
4 63 (26.47%) Java
5 61 (25.63%) SQL
6 53 (22.27%) VB.NET
7 36 (15.13%) Python
8 16 (6.72%) Perl
9 12 (5.04%) C++
9 12 (5.04%) F#
10 10 (4.20%) PHP
11 5 (2.10%) Groovy
12 4 (1.68%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.68%) XPath
12 4 (1.68%) XQuery
13 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) C
15 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) Ada
Qualifications
1 29 (12.18%) Degree
2 20 (8.40%) ISEB
3 13 (5.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MCTS
5 1 (0.42%) MCSD
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (50.42%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Section 508
Vendors
1 53 (22.27%) Endeca
1 53 (22.27%) RedPrairie
2 44 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.98%) HP
4 10 (4.20%) IBM
5 5 (2.10%) Sony
5 5 (2.10%) Toshiba
6 3 (1.26%) Empirix
6 3 (1.26%) Compuware
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.42%) Zend
Warrington, Cheshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 75000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago