The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 29 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 57 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.34% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 47.90% 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.76% 14.32% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
WATIR
Hampshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) TDD
2 60 (96.77%) Pair Programming
2 60 (96.77%) NUnit
2 60 (96.77%) MVC
2 60 (96.77%) C#
2 60 (96.77%) HTML
2 60 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 60 (96.77%) VB.NET
2 60 (96.77%) .NET
2 60 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 60 (96.77%) IIS
2 60 (96.77%) ASP.NET
2 60 (96.77%) CSS
2 60 (96.77%) MSMQ
2 60 (96.77%) E-Commerce
2 60 (96.77%) ERP
2 60 (96.77%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (96.77%) Ruby
2 60 (96.77%) Endeca
2 60 (96.77%) NHibernate
2 60 (96.77%) .NET Framework
2 60 (96.77%) JIRA
2 60 (96.77%) ReSharper
2 60 (96.77%) Refactoring
2 60 (96.77%) jQuery
2 60 (96.77%) Spring.NET
2 60 (96.77%) TeamCity
2 60 (96.77%) Git (software)
2 60 (96.77%) Continuous Integration

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 60 (96.77%) IIS
1 60 (96.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (53.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (96.77%) SQL Server
1 60 (96.77%) RavenDB
2 18 (29.03%) RDBMS
2 18 (29.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (96.77%) NUnit
1 60 (96.77%) JIRA
1 60 (96.77%) ReSharper
1 60 (96.77%) TeamCity
1 60 (96.77%) Git (software)
1 60 (96.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 60 (96.77%) Moq
1 60 (96.77%) Cucumber
1 60 (96.77%) NCrunch
2 20 (32.26%) WebDriver
2 20 (32.26%) Selenium
General
1 54 (87.10%) Retail
2 42 (67.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 34 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 18 (29.03%) QA Engineer
4 15 (24.19%) Agile .NET Developer
5 14 (22.58%) Software Developer
6 13 (20.97%) Junior
6 13 (20.97%) Junior Developer
6 13 (20.97%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (96.77%) HTML
1 60 (96.77%) .NET
1 60 (96.77%) ASP.NET
1 60 (96.77%) CSS
1 60 (96.77%) MSMQ
1 60 (96.77%) NHibernate
1 60 (96.77%) .NET Framework
1 60 (96.77%) jQuery
1 60 (96.77%) Spring.NET
1 60 (96.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 60 (96.77%) StructureMap
1 60 (96.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 60 (96.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 60 (96.77%) Dapper ORM
2 18 (29.03%) Castle Windsor
2 18 (29.03%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.23%) RESTful
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Open Source
2 12 (19.35%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) TDD
2 60 (96.77%) Pair Programming
2 60 (96.77%) MVC
2 60 (96.77%) E-Commerce
2 60 (96.77%) ERP
2 60 (96.77%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (96.77%) Refactoring
2 60 (96.77%) Continuous Integration
2 60 (96.77%) BDD
3 42 (67.74%) OO
3 42 (67.74%) OOD
3 42 (67.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (46.77%) Migration
5 20 (32.26%) Scrum
5 20 (32.26%) Test Scripting
6 18 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Benchmarking
9 2 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) C#
1 60 (96.77%) JavaScript
1 60 (96.77%) VB.NET
1 60 (96.77%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (96.77%) Endeca
1 60 (96.77%) RedPrairie
2 42 (67.74%) Microsoft