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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 136 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
361 332 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.41% 16.40% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 292 294 424
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Watford - 8 £55,000 -
WATIR
East of England

WATIR
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) JBehave
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Calabash
2 8 (88.89%) OO

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) JBehave
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby