The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 203 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 22 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1050 879 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.22% 16.93% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 892 771 759
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 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 20 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 - 14 £42,500 - 1
Dorset - 6 - -
Bristol -4 2 £46,250 +36.02% 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 29 (87.88%) Selenium
2 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) Scrum
4 23 (69.70%) Ruby
5 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 19 (57.58%) Test Scripting
7 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
8 15 (45.45%) Open Source
9 14 (42.42%) QA
10 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
10 13 (39.39%) TDD
10 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
10 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (39.39%) ISEB
11 12 (36.36%) ERP
11 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 12 (36.36%) Retail
12 11 (33.33%) Degree
12 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
13 9 (27.27%) Web Services
13 9 (27.27%) UNIX
14 8 (24.24%) Banking
14 8 (24.24%) Retail Banking
14 8 (24.24%) Blog
14 8 (24.24%) Use Case
14 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
14 8 (24.24%) GitHub
14 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
14 8 (24.24%) .NET
14 8 (24.24%) Java

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) GitHub
2 5 (15.15%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.12%) RavenDB
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Selenium
2 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (24.24%) JMeter
5 7 (21.21%) FitNesse
6 6 (18.18%) WatiN
7 4 (12.12%) NCrunch
7 4 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (12.12%) Moq
7 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
7 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.12%) NUnit
7 4 (12.12%) JIRA
7 4 (12.12%) ReSharper
8 3 (9.09%) TestComplete
8 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
10 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 8 (24.24%) Retail Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
2 9 (27.27%) QA Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Quality Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Tester
8 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Web Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (12.12%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) MSMQ
3 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) Spring.NET
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.12%) StructureMap
3 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Open Source
2 8 (24.24%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Scrum
3 19 (57.58%) Test Scripting
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
4 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (36.36%) ERP
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) Benchmarking
7 8 (24.24%) Use Case
8 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Kanban
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories
10 4 (12.12%) BDD
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
10 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Ruby
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.12%) HP
1 4 (12.12%) Endeca
1 4 (12.12%) RedPrairie
2 2 (6.06%) Empirix
2 2 (6.06%) Compuware
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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