The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 187 129 185
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +56
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 8 72 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 1.81% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 10.45% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
WATIR
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
789 689 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.75% 17.28% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 508 475
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Hampshire region.

WATIR Salary Trend in Hampshire

WATIR
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WATIR Salary Histogram in Hampshire

WATIR
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Hampshire 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
Portsmouth -25 6 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Fareham - 1 £73,750 -
WATIR
South East

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) PHP
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
5 2 (20.00%) SysML
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Telerik