The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 446 452 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.072% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £72,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
WATIR
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3465 3538 2946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.98% 16.95% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3124 3038 2469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WATIR
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WATIR Salary Trend in the South East

WATIR
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 1 £72,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) Web Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
6 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Telerik
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) UML
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) JUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) RSpec
3 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) RubyGems
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Integration Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) RESTEasy
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Web Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Earned Value Management
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SysML
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Telerik