The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 43 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.12% 1.93% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 15.79% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -28.00%
WATIR
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.17% 12.22% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 42
Average salary £40,150 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.37% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,452 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £99,999 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

WATIR
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Peterborough

WATIR
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Sahi
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 7 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) F#
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Sahi
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 7 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA