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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 145 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.038% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
347 356 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.21% 13.68% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 282 307 306
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) JBehave
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
2 4 (80.00%) OO

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) JBehave
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby