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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / South West
Rank 223 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.040% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.10% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%

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
1045 960 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.95% 17.53% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 874 848 937
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CA Agile Central