The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 82
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.42%
WATIR
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
90 241 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.89% 21.87% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 223 69
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,558 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WATIR
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WATIR Salary Trend in South Wales

WATIR
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree