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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 853 898 813
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -85
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 54 69 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.063% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.36% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 64
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%

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
17816 19359 18448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.75% 17.71% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15417 16525 15232
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 23 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 29 September 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 +52 54 £50,000 -9.09% 13
London +39 31 £60,000 +6.66% 6
City of London +49 9 £48,500 -33.10% 1
South East +39 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Hampshire +13 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Fareham +5 5 £40,000 -45.76% 1
Coventry +2 5 £42,500 -1.73%
West Midlands -19 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
East of England +14 3 £32,500 -59.37% 5
Surrey +28 2 £46,250 -15.90%
Hertfordshire +21 2 £32,500 -
Stevenage +6 2 £32,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £37,500 -
Reigate - 2 £46,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -
North West - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 1 £50,000 -37.50% 5
Peterborough - 1 £50,000 - 5

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Selenium
2 101 (88.60%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (71.93%) Cucumber
4 73 (64.04%) Ruby
5 64 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (53.51%) Test Automation
7 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 56 (49.12%) BDD
9 52 (45.61%) QA
9 52 (45.61%) TDD
9 52 (45.61%) Scrum
10 51 (44.74%) Java
11 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
12 36 (31.58%) Software Engineering
13 35 (30.70%) C#
14 34 (29.82%) SQL
14 34 (29.82%) JIRA
15 32 (28.07%) RSpec
16 29 (25.44%) Functional Testing
16 29 (25.44%) Capybara
16 29 (25.44%) Finance
17 28 (24.56%) WebDriver
18 27 (23.68%) Performance Testing
18 27 (23.68%) Automation Testing
18 27 (23.68%) ISTQB
19 26 (22.81%) JMeter
20 25 (21.93%) Degree
20 25 (21.93%) Hudson
20 25 (21.93%) SoapUI
21 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce

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 12 (10.53%) GlassFish
1 12 (10.53%) JBoss
1 12 (10.53%) WildFly
2 6 (5.26%) Confluence
3 4 (3.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Google Apps
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
1 7 (6.14%) Slack
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) ATM
3 2 (1.75%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.75%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) MySQL
1 12 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (100.00%) Selenium
2 82 (71.93%) Cucumber
3 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 34 (29.82%) JIRA
6 32 (28.07%) RSpec
7 29 (25.44%) Capybara
8 28 (24.56%) WebDriver
9 26 (22.81%) JMeter
10 25 (21.93%) Hudson
10 25 (21.93%) SoapUI
11 22 (19.30%) Appium
12 21 (18.42%) HP UFT
13 19 (16.67%) JUnit
14 18 (15.79%) SpecFlow
15 16 (14.04%) Calabash
16 14 (12.28%) LoadRunner
17 12 (10.53%) JBehave
18 11 (9.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 10 (8.77%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Retail
3 12 (10.53%) Billing
4 8 (7.02%) Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.51%) Publishing
7 3 (2.63%) Back Office
7 3 (2.63%) Front Office
8 2 (1.75%) Electronics
8 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) Tester
4 18 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 18 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (12.28%) Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 12 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
7 12 (10.53%) QA Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Consultant
8 11 (9.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (9.65%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (9.65%) Test Consultant
9 10 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (8.77%) Developer in Test
9 10 (8.77%) Ruby Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) QA Tester
11 7 (6.14%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) RESTful
2 17 (14.91%) Web Services
3 16 (14.04%) Gherkin
4 12 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 12 (10.53%) HornetQ
4 12 (10.53%) Java EE
4 12 (10.53%) JAX-RS
4 12 (10.53%) JMS
4 12 (10.53%) JPA
4 12 (10.53%) RESTEasy
4 12 (10.53%) Spring
5 9 (7.89%) HTML
6 7 (6.14%) .NET
6 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.14%) Buildbot
7 6 (5.26%) Ajax
7 6 (5.26%) Node.js
8 5 (4.39%) REST
8 5 (4.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 12 (10.53%) Smart Meter
2 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) Fintech
4 4 (3.51%) Social Media
5 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) iPad
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (88.60%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (53.51%) Test Automation
4 56 (49.12%) BDD
5 52 (45.61%) Scrum
5 52 (45.61%) TDD
6 36 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 29 (25.44%) Functional Testing
8 27 (23.68%) Automation Testing
8 27 (23.68%) Performance Testing
9 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce
10 22 (19.30%) Test Scripting
11 21 (18.42%) Software Testing
12 19 (16.67%) Regression Testing
13 17 (14.91%) Automated Testing
14 16 (14.04%) Coaching
14 16 (14.04%) Kanban
14 16 (14.04%) QA Automation
14 16 (14.04%) SOA
15 14 (12.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) Ruby
2 51 (44.74%) Java
3 35 (30.70%) C#
4 34 (29.82%) SQL
5 21 (18.42%) Python
6 14 (12.28%) Perl
7 11 (9.65%) C++
8 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.02%) PHP
9 7 (6.14%) C
9 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.14%) Scala
10 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.51%) Apple Swift
11 4 (3.51%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.63%) Go
13 2 (1.75%) Groovy
13 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) ISTQB
2 25 (21.93%) Degree
3 23 (20.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.65%) ISEB
5 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (45.61%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) Telerik
3 7 (6.14%) Google
3 7 (6.14%) HP
3 7 (6.14%) Rally
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) ATG
5 1 (0.88%) Endeca
5 1 (0.88%) hybris
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
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