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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 811 701 751
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +50
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 73 188 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 1.08% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 93
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 42 £52,500 - 2
South East -37 28 £55,000 +43.79% 1
West Midlands -4 2 £58,750 +11.90% 1
North East - 1 £36,000 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 99 (79.20%) Selenium
2 91 (72.80%) Ruby
3 89 (71.20%) Test Automation
4 78 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 73 (58.40%) Jenkins
7 71 (56.80%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (56.00%) TDD
9 56 (44.80%) Scrum
10 51 (40.80%) BDD
11 49 (39.20%) RSpec
12 47 (37.60%) QA
13 42 (33.60%) Automation Testing
14 41 (32.80%) WebDriver
14 41 (32.80%) OO
15 39 (31.20%) UNIX
15 39 (31.20%) Linux
16 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
17 34 (27.20%) C#
18 28 (22.40%) Java
19 25 (20.00%) Open Source
20 24 (19.20%) Subversion
21 21 (16.80%) Finance
22 20 (16.00%) User Stories
23 19 (15.20%) RubyGems
24 18 (14.40%) RESTful
24 18 (14.40%) Test Strategy
24 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
25 17 (13.60%) OOP
26 16 (12.80%) XML

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (5.60%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.00%) JBoss
3 3 (2.40%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.40%) Confluence
4 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 99 (79.20%) Selenium
2 75 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 73 (58.40%) Jenkins
4 49 (39.20%) RSpec
5 41 (32.80%) WebDriver
6 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 24 (19.20%) Subversion
8 19 (15.20%) RubyGems
9 16 (12.80%) SpecFlow
9 16 (12.80%) JIRA
9 16 (12.80%) JBehave
9 16 (12.80%) TeamCity
10 15 (12.00%) Hudson
11 14 (11.20%) FitNesse
12 13 (10.40%) JMeter
13 11 (8.80%) Capybara
14 9 (7.20%) JUnit
14 9 (7.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (6.40%) ClearQuest
15 8 (6.40%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.80%) Front Office
3 1 (0.80%) Back Office
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.80%) Games
3 1 (0.80%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Billing
3 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (48.00%) Automation Engineer
2 41 (32.80%) Test Engineer
3 39 (31.20%) Test Automation Engineer
4 25 (20.00%) Analyst
5 24 (19.20%) QA Engineer
6 21 (16.80%) QA Analyst
6 21 (16.80%) Tester
7 19 (15.20%) Automation Tester
8 17 (13.60%) Test Analyst
9 14 (11.20%) Agile Test Analyst
9 14 (11.20%) QA Test Analyst
10 13 (10.40%) QA Tester
11 12 (9.60%) Developer
12 9 (7.20%) Agile Tester
13 7 (5.60%) BizTalk Developer
14 6 (4.80%) QA Automation Engineer
15 4 (3.20%) QA Leader
15 4 (3.20%) AWS Developer
15 4 (3.20%) Graduate
16 3 (2.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) RESTful
2 16 (12.80%) REST
2 16 (12.80%) XML
3 15 (12.00%) SOAP
4 14 (11.20%) Gherkin
5 10 (8.00%) HTML
6 9 (7.20%) Web Services
7 8 (6.40%) .NET
7 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.40%) CSS
8 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.60%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.40%) Spring
9 3 (2.40%) JMS
9 3 (2.40%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.40%) RESTEasy
9 3 (2.40%) JPA
10 2 (1.60%) Yii
10 2 (1.60%) CSS3
11 1 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) User Experience
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.40%) Blog
4 3 (2.40%) W3C
5 1 (0.80%) Derivative
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.20%) UNIX
1 39 (31.20%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Android
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.20%) Test Automation
2 78 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (56.80%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (56.00%) TDD
5 56 (44.80%) Scrum
6 51 (40.80%) BDD
7 42 (33.60%) Automation Testing
8 41 (32.80%) OO
9 25 (20.00%) Open Source
10 20 (16.00%) User Stories
11 18 (14.40%) Test Strategy
11 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
12 17 (13.60%) OOP
13 16 (12.80%) Automated Testing
14 15 (12.00%) Performance Testing
15 14 (11.20%) E-Commerce
16 11 (8.80%) Load Testing
17 10 (8.00%) Software Testing
18 9 (7.20%) DevOps
18 9 (7.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 91 (72.80%) Ruby
2 34 (27.20%) C#
3 28 (22.40%) Java
4 13 (10.40%) SQL
5 9 (7.20%) PHP
6 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (2.40%) Groovy
7 3 (2.40%) C
8 2 (1.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.80%) Clojure
9 1 (0.80%) Go
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) ISEB
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (37.60%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Puppet
1 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.60%) HP
2 2 (1.60%) Telerik
2 2 (1.60%) Zend
3 1 (0.80%) VMware
3 1 (0.80%) Calypso
3 1 (0.80%) IBM
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