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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 43 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.14% 1.91% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.02% 15.38% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.42%
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
57 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.24% 12.42% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 49
Average salary £40,150 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.52% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,509 £30,000 £29,000
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 26 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Sahi
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) F#
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Sahi
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA