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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 438 447 443
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 16 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.025% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 11
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -30.90%
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
3691 3553 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.14% 14.83% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2991 2630
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 11 £55,000 +44.73%
Hampshire +5 4 £34,500 +21.05%
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (86.11%) TDD
2 29 (80.56%) Ruby
2 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 21 (58.33%) BDD
6 20 (55.56%) C#
6 20 (55.56%) HTML
7 19 (52.78%) Selenium
8 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
8 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (47.22%) Linux
9 17 (47.22%) OO
9 17 (47.22%) MSMQ
9 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
9 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
9 17 (47.22%) OOD
9 17 (47.22%) VB.NET
9 17 (47.22%) .NET
9 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
9 17 (47.22%) IIS
9 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
9 17 (47.22%) CSS
9 17 (47.22%) Pair Programming
9 17 (47.22%) NUnit
9 17 (47.22%) Retail
9 17 (47.22%) Endeca
9 17 (47.22%) NHibernate
9 17 (47.22%) JIRA
9 17 (47.22%) ReSharper

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (47.22%) IIS
1 17 (47.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
1 17 (47.22%) RavenDB
2 6 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
2 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (47.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (47.22%) Moq
3 17 (47.22%) TeamCity
3 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 17 (47.22%) JIRA
3 17 (47.22%) ReSharper
3 17 (47.22%) NUnit
3 17 (47.22%) NCrunch
4 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 11 (30.56%) RubyGems
5 11 (30.56%) RSpec
6 4 (11.11%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.56%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.78%) Maven
8 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (47.22%) Back Office
1 17 (47.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Developer
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) MSMQ
2 17 (47.22%) NHibernate
2 17 (47.22%) .NET Framework
2 17 (47.22%) jQuery
2 17 (47.22%) Spring.NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (47.22%) StructureMap
2 17 (47.22%) Entity Framework
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 17 (47.22%) Dapper ORM
3 6 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) TDD
2 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (58.33%) BDD
5 17 (47.22%) Refactoring
5 17 (47.22%) Pair Programming
5 17 (47.22%) MVC
5 17 (47.22%) OO
5 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
5 17 (47.22%) OOD
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
6 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
7 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 11 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (30.56%) Migration
8 11 (30.56%) ERP
8 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Ruby
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) Java
7 4 (11.11%) Perl
7 4 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Endeca
2 17 (47.22%) RedPrairie