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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 154 175 193
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 38 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 0.21% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.27% 1.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £28,500 £34,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -28.00%
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
721 513 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.72% 15.11% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 595 450 508
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 £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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 +9 37 - -
Basingstoke +5 1 £28,500 -16.17%
WATIR
South East

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 108 (99.08%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (96.33%) Ruby
2 105 (96.33%) E-Commerce
2 105 (96.33%) Cucumber
3 99 (90.83%) BDD
3 99 (90.83%) C#
3 99 (90.83%) HTML
3 99 (90.83%) JavaScript
3 99 (90.83%) TDD
4 97 (88.99%) Pair Programming
4 97 (88.99%) NUnit
4 97 (88.99%) Endeca
4 97 (88.99%) NHibernate
4 97 (88.99%) .NET Framework
4 97 (88.99%) JIRA
4 97 (88.99%) ReSharper
4 97 (88.99%) Refactoring
4 97 (88.99%) MVC
4 97 (88.99%) VB.NET
4 97 (88.99%) .NET
4 97 (88.99%) SQL Server
4 97 (88.99%) IIS
4 97 (88.99%) ASP.NET
4 97 (88.99%) CSS
4 97 (88.99%) MSMQ
4 97 (88.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 97 (88.99%) Confluence
4 97 (88.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 97 (88.99%) Moq
4 97 (88.99%) StructureMap

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 97 (88.99%) IIS
1 97 (88.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 72 (66.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (88.99%) SQL Server
1 97 (88.99%) RavenDB
2 29 (26.61%) RDBMS
2 29 (26.61%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 105 (96.33%) Cucumber
2 97 (88.99%) NCrunch
2 97 (88.99%) NUnit
2 97 (88.99%) JIRA
2 97 (88.99%) ReSharper
2 97 (88.99%) TeamCity
2 97 (88.99%) Git (software)
2 97 (88.99%) Rhino Mocks
2 97 (88.99%) Moq
3 34 (31.19%) Selenium
4 32 (29.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.92%) Xcode
6 1 (0.92%) eggPlant
General
1 87 (79.82%) Retail
2 75 (68.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (68.81%) Developer
2 49 (44.95%) .NET Developer
3 47 (43.12%) Software Developer
4 30 (27.52%) QA Engineer
5 21 (19.27%) .NET Software Developer
6 18 (16.51%) Junior Developer
6 18 (16.51%) Junior .NET Developer
6 18 (16.51%) Junior
6 18 (16.51%) Quality Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.93%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (11.01%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (11.01%) C# Developer
9 10 (9.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.83%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (90.83%) HTML
2 97 (88.99%) .NET
2 97 (88.99%) ASP.NET
2 97 (88.99%) CSS
2 97 (88.99%) MSMQ
2 97 (88.99%) NHibernate
2 97 (88.99%) .NET Framework
2 97 (88.99%) jQuery
2 97 (88.99%) Spring.NET
2 97 (88.99%) ASP.NET MVC
2 97 (88.99%) StructureMap
2 97 (88.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 97 (88.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 97 (88.99%) Dapper ORM
3 35 (32.11%) Castle Windsor
4 29 (26.61%) Gherkin
5 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (1.83%) RESTful
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.53%) Open Source
2 19 (17.43%) Blog
3 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (99.08%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (96.33%) E-Commerce
3 99 (90.83%) TDD
3 99 (90.83%) BDD
4 97 (88.99%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (88.99%) Pair Programming
4 97 (88.99%) Refactoring
4 97 (88.99%) MVC
5 91 (83.49%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (83.49%) ERP
6 75 (68.81%) OOD
6 75 (68.81%) OO
7 62 (56.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (40.37%) Migration
9 36 (33.03%) Mentoring
10 34 (31.19%) Software Engineering
11 32 (29.36%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (28.44%) Test Scripting
12 31 (28.44%) Scrum
13 29 (26.61%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 105 (96.33%) Ruby
2 99 (90.83%) C#
2 99 (90.83%) JavaScript
3 97 (88.99%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.83%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) C
4 2 (1.83%) SQL
4 2 (1.83%) Perl
4 2 (1.83%) C++
4 2 (1.83%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) PHP
5 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) ISEB
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
1 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (41.28%) QA
Vendors
1 97 (88.99%) Endeca
1 97 (88.99%) RedPrairie
2 75 (68.81%) Microsoft