The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 220 199 217
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.23% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.42% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1067 844 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.40% 16.22% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 736 828
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WATIR
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WATIR Salary Trend in the South West

WATIR
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the South West

WATIR
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 7 £37,500 - 2
Bristol -8 4 £46,250 +36.02% 2
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (80.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (60.00%) ISEB
5 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) Ruby
6 10 (50.00%) Degree
6 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) UNIX
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) JMeter
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
8 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (35.00%) Open Source
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 7 (35.00%) Retail
9 7 (35.00%) Retail Banking
9 7 (35.00%) FitNesse
9 7 (35.00%) Use Case
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) Perl
10 6 (30.00%) PHP
10 6 (30.00%) Python
10 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (30.00%) QA
10 6 (30.00%) WatiN
11 5 (25.00%) User Stories

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (40.00%) JMeter
4 7 (35.00%) FitNesse
5 6 (30.00%) WatiN
6 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
7 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
9 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
9 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Tester
7 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
8 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Scrum
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (35.00%) Use Case
6 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) User Stories
7 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.00%) RUP
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Information Security
10 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Ruby
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Empirix
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Compuware
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago