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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 425 423 426
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 21 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.100% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 18
Average salary £55,000 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.79% -23.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
3461 3453 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.48% 15.12% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2941 2551
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

WATIR Salary Histogram 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 7 July 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
Surrey - 18 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -37 3 £46,250 +26.71% 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (97.30%) Selenium
2 33 (89.19%) TDD
3 32 (86.49%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (83.78%) Scrum
4 31 (83.78%) Ruby
5 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
6 29 (78.38%) RSpec
6 29 (78.38%) Automation Testing
6 29 (78.38%) Jenkins
6 29 (78.38%) UNIX
6 29 (78.38%) Linux
7 26 (70.27%) RubyGems
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) Java
9 5 (13.51%) C#
9 5 (13.51%) BDD
9 5 (13.51%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) C
11 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.11%) Perl
11 3 (8.11%) C++
11 3 (8.11%) SQL
11 3 (8.11%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) Python
11 3 (8.11%) SOA

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) Selenium
2 29 (78.38%) RSpec
2 29 (78.38%) Jenkins
3 26 (70.27%) RubyGems
4 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) NCrunch
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.70%) Moq
6 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) NUnit
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Automation Engineer
2 18 (48.65%) Test Automation Engineer
2 18 (48.65%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Graduate
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Spring.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) StructureMap
4 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.70%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) UNIX
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) TDD
2 32 (86.49%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (83.78%) Scrum
4 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
5 29 (78.38%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) V-Model
9 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.41%) Open Source
10 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Web Testing
11 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) Ruby
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Telerik
2 1 (2.70%) Endeca
2 1 (2.70%) RedPrairie
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago