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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 418 - 433
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 17 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% - 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £42,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -34.54%
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
3475 2872 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.75% 14.43% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2401 2815
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 13 - -
Surrey - 3 £43,750 -
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 73 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (94.67%) Ruby
2 71 (94.67%) Cucumber
3 70 (93.33%) E-Commerce
4 62 (82.67%) JavaScript
5 60 (80.00%) C#
5 60 (80.00%) HTML
5 60 (80.00%) TDD
5 60 (80.00%) BDD
6 59 (78.67%) StructureMap
6 59 (78.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 59 (78.67%) RavenDB
6 59 (78.67%) RedPrairie
6 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 59 (78.67%) Dapper ORM
6 59 (78.67%) NCrunch
6 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (78.67%) Confluence
6 59 (78.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 59 (78.67%) Moq
6 59 (78.67%) Endeca
6 59 (78.67%) NHibernate
6 59 (78.67%) .NET Framework
6 59 (78.67%) JIRA
6 59 (78.67%) ReSharper
6 59 (78.67%) Refactoring
6 59 (78.67%) jQuery
6 59 (78.67%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (78.67%) TeamCity
6 59 (78.67%) Git (software)

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 59 (78.67%) Confluence
1 59 (78.67%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (68.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (78.67%) RavenDB
1 59 (78.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 13 (17.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (94.67%) Cucumber
2 59 (78.67%) NCrunch
2 59 (78.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 59 (78.67%) Moq
2 59 (78.67%) JIRA
2 59 (78.67%) ReSharper
2 59 (78.67%) TeamCity
2 59 (78.67%) Git (software)
2 59 (78.67%) NUnit
3 20 (26.67%) Selenium
4 16 (21.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.67%) SilkTest
5 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 55 (73.33%) Retail
1 55 (73.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 43 (57.33%) Software Developer
3 27 (36.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 15 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Senior Developer
5 13 (17.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Junior Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Junior
8 5 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Tester
10 1 (1.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (80.00%) HTML
2 59 (78.67%) StructureMap
2 59 (78.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 59 (78.67%) Dapper ORM
2 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 59 (78.67%) NHibernate
2 59 (78.67%) .NET Framework
2 59 (78.67%) jQuery
2 59 (78.67%) Spring.NET
2 59 (78.67%) .NET
2 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET
2 59 (78.67%) CSS
2 59 (78.67%) MSMQ
3 17 (22.67%) Castle Windsor
4 15 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.33%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Open Source
2 11 (14.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (93.33%) E-Commerce
3 60 (80.00%) TDD
3 60 (80.00%) BDD
4 59 (78.67%) Refactoring
4 59 (78.67%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (78.67%) Pair Programming
4 59 (78.67%) MVC
5 57 (76.00%) ERP
5 57 (76.00%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (73.33%) OOD
6 55 (73.33%) OO
7 42 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 38 (50.67%) Software Engineering
9 37 (49.33%) Kalman Filter
10 35 (46.67%) Migration
11 29 (38.67%) Mentoring
12 17 (22.67%) Scrum
13 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
14 15 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) Ruby
2 62 (82.67%) JavaScript
3 60 (80.00%) C#
4 59 (78.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.33%) SQL
6 3 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) Java
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (78.67%) RedPrairie
1 59 (78.67%) Endeca
2 55 (73.33%) Microsoft