The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 170 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.028% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
WATIR
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
495 649 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.08% 17.34% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 402 481 379
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WATIR
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Leeds

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Sahi
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Sahi
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Compuware
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Empirix