The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 138
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +37.50%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
360 406 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.54% 15.25% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 278 334 432
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
WATIR
East of England

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 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA