The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 812 868 880
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +12
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 65 90 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.085% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 62
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17429 18809 18168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.19% 17.71% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14864 15958 15330
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WATIR
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK.

WATIR Salary Trend in the UK

WATIR
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WATIR over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +44 61 £50,000 - 6
London +64 37 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East +62 10 £40,000 -
Fareham +12 10 £40,000 -45.20%
Hampshire +2 10 £40,000 +23.07%
City of London +27 8 £47,000 -8.29% 2
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -29 3 £42,500 -11.91%
West Yorkshire +38 2 - - 1
Leeds +20 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £50,000 -37.50%
East of England -2 2 £50,000 -37.50%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
South West +12 1 £37,500 -
Coventry -7 1 £42,500 -3.40%
North West -16 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside -16 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,500 -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for WATIR.

1 115 (95.83%) Selenium
2 98 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (66.67%) Ruby
4 75 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 65 (54.17%) BDD
6 63 (52.50%) Test Automation
7 58 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (47.50%) QA
8 57 (47.50%) TDD
9 52 (43.33%) Jenkins
10 50 (41.67%) Java
11 45 (37.50%) JIRA
12 43 (35.83%) Git (software)
13 42 (35.00%) SoapUI
13 42 (35.00%) Scrum
14 40 (33.33%) Software Engineering
14 40 (33.33%) Capybara
15 37 (30.83%) Performance Testing
15 37 (30.83%) WebDriver
15 37 (30.83%) JMeter
16 32 (26.67%) SQL
17 31 (25.83%) Software Testing
18 28 (23.33%) Linux
19 27 (22.50%) C#
19 27 (22.50%) Appium
20 26 (21.67%) QA Automation
20 26 (21.67%) Test Management
21 25 (20.83%) Test Planning
21 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
21 25 (20.83%) Web Services

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (8.33%) Confluence
2 9 (7.50%) CMS
2 9 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (7.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.33%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.33%) JBoss
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.50%) G Suite
2 9 (7.50%) Office 365
2 9 (7.50%) Slack
3 3 (2.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.83%) ATM
3 2 (1.67%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.67%) DB2
4 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (95.83%) Selenium
2 75 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 52 (43.33%) Jenkins
4 45 (37.50%) JIRA
5 43 (35.83%) Git (software)
6 42 (35.00%) SoapUI
7 40 (33.33%) Capybara
8 37 (30.83%) JMeter
8 37 (30.83%) WebDriver
9 27 (22.50%) Appium
10 25 (20.83%) HP UFT
11 22 (18.33%) RSpec
12 19 (15.83%) JUnit
13 15 (12.50%) Calabash
14 14 (11.67%) Ranorex
14 14 (11.67%) SpecFlow
15 13 (10.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (10.83%) Hudson
16 10 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
17 9 (7.50%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Billing
6 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.50%) Publishing
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Test Engineer
2 28 (23.33%) Tester
3 27 (22.50%) Automation Tester
4 21 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 18 (15.00%) QA Tester
6 17 (14.17%) Developer
7 12 (10.00%) Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Consultant
8 11 (9.17%) QA Leader
8 11 (9.17%) Test Consultant
9 10 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) Developer in Test
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Automation Tester
10 9 (7.50%) Senior QA Tester
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Tester
10 9 (7.50%) Test Analyst
10 9 (7.50%) Test Automation Consultant
10 9 (7.50%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) Web Services
2 19 (15.83%) XML
3 16 (13.33%) HTML
4 15 (12.50%) SOAP
5 12 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 11 (9.17%) RESTful
7 9 (7.50%) .NET
8 8 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (5.00%) Ajax
9 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.17%) Node.js
11 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.33%) HornetQ
11 4 (3.33%) Java EE
11 4 (3.33%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.33%) JPA
11 4 (3.33%) REST
11 4 (3.33%) RESTEasy
11 4 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (54.17%) BDD
3 63 (52.50%) Test Automation
4 58 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (47.50%) TDD
6 42 (35.00%) Scrum
7 40 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 37 (30.83%) Performance Testing
9 31 (25.83%) Software Testing
10 26 (21.67%) QA Automation
10 26 (21.67%) Test Management
11 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
11 25 (20.83%) Test Planning
12 23 (19.17%) Automation Testing
13 20 (16.67%) Defect Management
13 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 19 (15.83%) Load Testing
14 19 (15.83%) Web Testing
15 18 (15.00%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (66.67%) Ruby
2 50 (41.67%) Java
3 32 (26.67%) SQL
4 27 (22.50%) C#
5 20 (16.67%) Python
6 14 (11.67%) Perl
7 11 (9.17%) C++
8 10 (8.33%) PHP
9 9 (7.50%) C
9 9 (7.50%) Scala
10 8 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
12 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
13 5 (4.17%) Apple Swift
13 5 (4.17%) Groovy
13 5 (4.17%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.67%) Go
14 2 (1.67%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) ISTQB
2 20 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (13.33%) Degree
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.83%) ISEB
6 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (47.50%) QA
2 10 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.33%) Telerik
2 13 (10.83%) HP
3 9 (7.50%) Google
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle
3 9 (7.50%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.50%) ATG
5 3 (2.50%) Demandware
5 3 (2.50%) hybris
5 3 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.67%) VMware
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