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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 831 797 767
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -30
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 47 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.067% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.41% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 71
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -30.90%
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
16632 17460 15509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.27% 16.36% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14077 14462 13392
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 31 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 31 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
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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 -17 28 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East +20 16 £55,000 +44.73% 2
West Midlands -15 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 97 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (74.42%) Ruby
3 83 (64.34%) BDD
4 79 (61.24%) Selenium
5 77 (59.69%) TDD
6 76 (58.91%) Cucumber
7 62 (48.06%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (40.31%) QA
8 52 (40.31%) Test Automation
8 52 (40.31%) Scrum
8 52 (40.31%) C#
9 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
10 49 (37.98%) Java
10 49 (37.98%) SQL
11 46 (35.66%) Jenkins
12 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
12 41 (31.78%) NUnit
13 38 (29.46%) OO
14 37 (28.68%) HTML
15 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
16 35 (27.13%) TeamCity
17 34 (26.36%) Open Source
18 32 (24.81%) Calabash
18 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
19 31 (24.03%) Linux
19 31 (24.03%) JIRA
20 30 (23.26%) RESTful
21 29 (22.48%) WebDriver
22 28 (21.71%) Test Scripting
22 28 (21.71%) CSS

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (18.60%) Confluence
2 23 (17.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) JBoss
3 3 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.55%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Trello
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Internet
2 11 (8.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.83%) SQL Server
1 23 (17.83%) RavenDB
2 16 (12.40%) MySQL
3 14 (10.85%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.98%) Big Data
5 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (61.24%) Selenium
2 76 (58.91%) Cucumber
3 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
4 46 (35.66%) Jenkins
5 41 (31.78%) NUnit
6 35 (27.13%) TeamCity
7 32 (24.81%) Calabash
8 31 (24.03%) JIRA
9 29 (22.48%) WebDriver
10 28 (21.71%) JUnit
11 23 (17.83%) ReSharper
11 23 (17.83%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (17.83%) Moq
11 23 (17.83%) RSpec
11 23 (17.83%) NCrunch
12 22 (17.05%) SpecFlow
13 21 (16.28%) Capybara
14 18 (13.95%) JBehave
15 12 (9.30%) Subversion
16 10 (7.75%) RubyGems
General
1 24 (18.60%) Finance
2 23 (17.83%) Back Office
2 23 (17.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Electronics
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Software Developer
3 23 (17.83%) Test Engineer
3 23 (17.83%) Automation Engineer
4 20 (15.50%) Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Test Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Tester
6 14 (10.85%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (6.98%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Senior QA Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.68%) HTML
2 30 (23.26%) RESTful
3 28 (21.71%) .NET
3 28 (21.71%) CSS
3 28 (21.71%) XML
4 26 (20.16%) Gherkin
5 25 (19.38%) jQuery
6 24 (18.60%) Web Services
7 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
7 23 (17.83%) MSMQ
7 23 (17.83%) NHibernate
7 23 (17.83%) .NET Framework
7 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (17.83%) StructureMap
7 23 (17.83%) Spring.NET
7 23 (17.83%) Entity Framework
7 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 23 (17.83%) Dapper ORM
8 9 (6.98%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Open Source
2 17 (13.18%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.08%) User Experience
3 13 (10.08%) W3C
3 13 (10.08%) Blog
4 10 (7.75%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Linux
2 24 (18.60%) UNIX
3 7 (5.43%) Android
4 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (64.34%) BDD
3 77 (59.69%) TDD
4 62 (48.06%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (40.31%) Test Automation
5 52 (40.31%) Scrum
6 38 (29.46%) OO
7 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
8 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
9 28 (21.71%) Test Scripting
10 27 (20.93%) Pair Programming
11 26 (20.16%) Refactoring
12 24 (18.60%) MVC
12 24 (18.60%) Automation Testing
13 23 (17.83%) OOD
14 18 (13.95%) Regression Testing
14 18 (13.95%) Kanban
15 17 (13.18%) Test Strategy
15 17 (13.18%) Software Testing
16 16 (12.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (74.42%) Ruby
2 52 (40.31%) C#
3 49 (37.98%) Java
3 49 (37.98%) SQL
4 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (17.83%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.75%) Python
7 9 (6.98%) PHP
8 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.65%) Perl
10 5 (3.88%) C++
10 5 (3.88%) Groovy
11 3 (2.33%) F#
11 3 (2.33%) C
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
12 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.78%) PHP5
12 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (40.31%) QA
2 13 (10.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
1 23 (17.83%) Endeca
1 23 (17.83%) RedPrairie
2 4 (3.10%) Zend
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle
3 1 (0.78%) IBM
3 1 (0.78%) Compuware
3 1 (0.78%) HP
3 1 (0.78%) Empirix
3 1 (0.78%) VMware
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