The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 136 138
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.35% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.94% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
WATIR
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
352 360 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.19% 17.84% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 306 276 269
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WATIR
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Rally

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Rally
1 1 (100.00%) VMware