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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 190 185 177
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.93% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £34,500 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -43.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.07%
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
690 539 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.39% 13.41% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 608 461 452
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (89.47%) TDD
4 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (78.95%) OO
5 15 (78.95%) OOD
5 15 (78.95%) Back Office
5 15 (78.95%) MVC
5 15 (78.95%) MSMQ
5 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
5 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
5 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
5 15 (78.95%) .NET
5 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
5 15 (78.95%) IIS
5 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
5 15 (78.95%) CSS
5 15 (78.95%) Confluence
5 15 (78.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (78.95%) Moq
5 15 (78.95%) jQuery
5 15 (78.95%) Spring.NET
5 15 (78.95%) TeamCity
5 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
5 15 (78.95%) Pair Programming
5 15 (78.95%) NUnit

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (78.95%) IIS
1 15 (78.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
1 15 (78.95%) RavenDB
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) NUnit
1 15 (78.95%) JIRA
1 15 (78.95%) ReSharper
1 15 (78.95%) TeamCity
1 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
1 15 (78.95%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (78.95%) Moq
1 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
1 15 (78.95%) NCrunch
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (78.95%) Back Office
1 15 (78.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Software Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 15 (78.95%) Dapper ORM
2 15 (78.95%) MSMQ
2 15 (78.95%) NHibernate
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Framework
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) Spring.NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (78.95%) StructureMap
2 15 (78.95%) Entity Framework
3 5 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (78.95%) Pair Programming
4 15 (78.95%) Refactoring
4 15 (78.95%) OO
4 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
4 15 (78.95%) OOD
4 15 (78.95%) MVC
5 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
6 10 (52.63%) Migration
6 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (52.63%) ERP
6 10 (52.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
2 15 (78.95%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Endeca
2 15 (78.95%) RedPrairie