The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 48 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 5 55 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.48% 12.20% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.62% 47.41% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £25,500 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.13% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
WATIR
Hampshire

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

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
89 116 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.33% 25.72% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 60
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

WATIR
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Portsmouth

WATIR
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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