The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 835 865 815
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -50
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 61 64 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.37% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45 60 95
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
16758 17298 17996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.20% 16.94% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14728 14675 15323
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

WATIR Salary Histogram in England

WATIR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 31 £60,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands +2 12 £57,500 +21.05%
South East +25 7 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England - 6 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
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WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 132 (95.65%) Selenium
2 124 (89.86%) Cucumber
3 121 (87.68%) Ruby
4 120 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 89 (64.49%) Java
7 84 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (51.45%) QA
9 69 (50.00%) TDD
10 67 (48.55%) Scrum
11 65 (47.10%) Test Automation
12 62 (44.93%) RSpec
13 61 (44.20%) BDD
14 60 (43.48%) SQL
15 57 (41.30%) Degree
16 51 (36.96%) RESTful
17 49 (35.51%) Software Engineering
18 48 (34.78%) Hudson
19 43 (31.16%) Unit Testing
20 42 (30.43%) GlassFish
20 42 (30.43%) Java EE
20 42 (30.43%) Spring
20 42 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
20 42 (30.43%) Hibernate
20 42 (30.43%) MySQL
20 42 (30.43%) JBoss
20 42 (30.43%) JMS
20 42 (30.43%) SOA
20 42 (30.43%) JAX-RS
20 42 (30.43%) JPA

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (30.43%) GlassFish
1 42 (30.43%) JBoss
2 24 (17.39%) WildFly
3 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.43%) MySQL
1 42 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 132 (95.65%) Selenium
2 124 (89.86%) Cucumber
3 92 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 62 (44.93%) RSpec
5 48 (34.78%) Hudson
6 39 (28.26%) JMeter
6 39 (28.26%) WebDriver
7 37 (26.81%) JIRA
8 33 (23.91%) Git (software)
9 29 (21.01%) Appium
10 28 (20.29%) JUnit
11 24 (17.39%) JBehave
12 18 (13.04%) Capybara
13 16 (11.59%) SoapUI
13 16 (11.59%) SpecFlow
14 15 (10.87%) Mercurial
15 13 (9.42%) Calabash
16 11 (7.97%) HP UFT
17 10 (7.25%) LoadRunner
18 8 (5.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (29.71%) Billing
2 22 (15.94%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Publishing
4 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Back Office
5 3 (2.17%) Front Office
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (36.23%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.01%) Analyst
4 26 (18.84%) Test Analyst
5 22 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 22 (15.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (15.94%) Tester
6 20 (14.49%) Automation Tester
6 20 (14.49%) Lead Developer
6 20 (14.49%) Lead Java Developer
6 20 (14.49%) QA Analyst
7 18 (13.04%) Agile Developer
7 18 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 18 (13.04%) QA Engineer
7 18 (13.04%) Test Engineer
8 17 (12.32%) QA Test Analyst
8 17 (12.32%) Senior Agile Developer
8 17 (12.32%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Ruby Engineer
9 14 (10.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.96%) RESTful
2 42 (30.43%) Hibernate
2 42 (30.43%) Java EE
2 42 (30.43%) JAX-RS
2 42 (30.43%) JMS
2 42 (30.43%) JPA
2 42 (30.43%) RESTEasy
2 42 (30.43%) Spring
3 29 (21.01%) Gherkin
4 24 (17.39%) HornetQ
5 17 (12.32%) Web Services
6 12 (8.70%) REST
7 6 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.35%) Node.js
8 4 (2.90%) HTML
9 3 (2.17%) .NET
9 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.17%) SOAP
10 2 (1.45%) CSS
10 2 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.71%) Mathematics
2 19 (13.77%) Smart Meter
3 13 (9.42%) iPad
4 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.62%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.62%) Social Media
8 4 (2.90%) Fintech
9 3 (2.17%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.17%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.72%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Android
2 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.52%) Windows
4 8 (5.80%) Kali Linux
5 7 (5.07%) Unix
6 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (50.00%) TDD
4 67 (48.55%) Scrum
5 65 (47.10%) Test Automation
6 61 (44.20%) BDD
7 49 (35.51%) Software Engineering
8 43 (31.16%) Unit Testing
9 42 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
9 42 (30.43%) SOA
10 34 (24.64%) E-Commerce
11 31 (22.46%) Test Scripting
12 28 (20.29%) Manual Testing
13 27 (19.57%) Functional Testing
14 26 (18.84%) Automated Testing
15 23 (16.67%) Automation Testing
15 23 (16.67%) DSDM
15 23 (16.67%) Software Delivery
16 22 (15.94%) Workflow
17 21 (15.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (87.68%) Ruby
2 89 (64.49%) Java
3 60 (43.48%) SQL
4 24 (17.39%) C#
5 15 (10.87%) Python
6 11 (7.97%) Perl
7 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.90%) C++
10 3 (2.17%) Go
11 2 (1.45%) PHP
11 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) Degree
2 32 (23.19%) ISTQB
3 24 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (15.94%) ISEB
5 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (51.45%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (15.94%) Puppet
2 6 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Oracle
2 8 (5.80%) Rally
3 7 (5.07%) Telerik
4 5 (3.62%) SAP
5 4 (2.90%) ATG
6 2 (1.45%) VMware
7 1 (0.72%) Endeca
7 1 (0.72%) hybris
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