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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 414 387 437
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +50
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 29 61 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.27% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.77% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 13
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 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
3482 3453 2847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.76% 15.23% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 2927 2445
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 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 30 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
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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 - 23 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -48 5 £38,000 +4.10% 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 43 (97.73%) Selenium
2 39 (88.64%) Ruby
3 37 (84.09%) TDD
4 36 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (81.82%) Test Automation
5 35 (79.55%) Scrum
5 35 (79.55%) Automation Testing
5 35 (79.55%) Jenkins
6 34 (77.27%) UNIX
6 34 (77.27%) Linux
6 34 (77.27%) RSpec
7 28 (63.64%) RubyGems
8 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) Java
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) QA
11 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
11 5 (11.36%) BDD
12 4 (9.09%) Open Source
12 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Web Testing
12 4 (9.09%) C
12 4 (9.09%) PHP
12 4 (9.09%) CSS
12 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.82%) XML
13 3 (6.82%) SOA
13 3 (6.82%) Python
13 3 (6.82%) MS Excel

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 43 (97.73%) Selenium
2 35 (79.55%) Jenkins
3 34 (77.27%) RSpec
4 28 (63.64%) RubyGems
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.27%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Automation Engineer
2 23 (52.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 23 (52.27%) Test Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Graduate
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) UNIX
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) TDD
2 36 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 35 (79.55%) Automation Testing
3 35 (79.55%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) BDD
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Web Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.82%) V-Model
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Ruby
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) C
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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