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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK
Rank 812 867 905
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +38
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 50 85 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.083% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 58 29
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +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
16046 18354 17087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.92% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13568 15752 14493
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 18 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 22 February 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
England +39 50 £50,000 -4.76% 9
London +39 29 £58,750 +17.50% 5
South East +84 8 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 8 £40,000 -
Fareham - 7 - -
South West - 7 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,500 -
City of London +16 3 £50,000 - 1
Warwick +12 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +10 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £47,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for WATIR.

1 108 (92.31%) Selenium
2 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (71.79%) Ruby
4 68 (58.12%) Cucumber
5 57 (48.72%) BDD
6 54 (46.15%) Test Automation
7 50 (42.74%) SoapUI
8 48 (41.03%) Jenkins
9 47 (40.17%) QA
9 47 (40.17%) Java
10 46 (39.32%) TDD
11 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (36.75%) JMeter
13 42 (35.90%) Capybara
14 40 (34.19%) JIRA
15 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
16 36 (30.77%) Performance Testing
17 34 (29.06%) Software Engineering
18 31 (26.50%) WebDriver
19 30 (25.64%) Test Planning
19 30 (25.64%) Appium
20 29 (24.79%) Scrum
20 29 (24.79%) Software Testing
21 28 (23.93%) Automation Testing
22 27 (23.08%) Linux
22 27 (23.08%) Test Management
23 25 (21.37%) SQL
24 24 (20.51%) JUnit
24 24 (20.51%) Web Services
25 23 (19.66%) Python

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 9 (7.69%) CMS
1 9 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.84%) Confluence
3 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.56%) JBoss
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (11.11%) G Suite
2 13 (11.11%) Office 365
2 13 (11.11%) Slack
3 4 (3.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 10 (8.55%) ATM
3 2 (1.71%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.71%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.27%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Endeca
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (92.31%) Selenium
2 68 (58.12%) Cucumber
3 50 (42.74%) SoapUI
4 48 (41.03%) Jenkins
5 43 (36.75%) JMeter
6 42 (35.90%) Capybara
7 40 (34.19%) JIRA
8 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
9 31 (26.50%) WebDriver
10 30 (25.64%) Appium
11 24 (20.51%) JUnit
12 23 (19.66%) HP UFT
13 19 (16.24%) Ranorex
14 18 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (11.11%) Buildbot
15 13 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
16 12 (10.26%) SpecFlow
17 10 (8.55%) RSpec
18 8 (6.84%) Mercurial
18 8 (6.84%) Sahi
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.13%) Advertising
5 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Test Engineer
2 28 (23.93%) Tester
3 22 (18.80%) Automation Tester
4 18 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 17 (14.53%) Integration Engineer
6 16 (13.68%) QA Automation Tester
7 15 (12.82%) Analyst
7 15 (12.82%) Developer
8 14 (11.97%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (11.11%) Consultant
9 13 (11.11%) Developer in Test
9 13 (11.11%) Test Consultant
10 12 (10.26%) Test Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) QA Leader
12 10 (8.55%) Senior QA Tester
12 10 (8.55%) Senior Tester
12 10 (8.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 9 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
13 9 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
14 7 (5.98%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) Web Services
2 18 (15.38%) XML
3 12 (10.26%) Gherkin
3 12 (10.26%) HTML
3 12 (10.26%) SOAP
4 8 (6.84%) RESTful
5 6 (5.13%) .NET
5 6 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.56%) HornetQ
7 3 (2.56%) Java EE
7 3 (2.56%) JAX-RS
7 3 (2.56%) JMS
7 3 (2.56%) JPA
7 3 (2.56%) RESTEasy
7 3 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
6 2 (1.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Kali Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) BDD
3 54 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 46 (39.32%) TDD
5 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 34 (29.06%) Software Engineering
8 30 (25.64%) Test Planning
9 29 (24.79%) Scrum
9 29 (24.79%) Software Testing
10 28 (23.93%) Automation Testing
11 27 (23.08%) Test Management
12 22 (18.80%) Load Testing
13 21 (17.95%) Functional Testing
13 21 (17.95%) Integration Testing
14 18 (15.38%) QA Automation
15 17 (14.53%) Defect Management
15 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
15 17 (14.53%) Security Testing
15 17 (14.53%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (71.79%) Ruby
2 47 (40.17%) Java
3 25 (21.37%) SQL
4 23 (19.66%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) Python
5 17 (14.53%) C
6 15 (12.82%) PHP
6 15 (12.82%) Scala
7 13 (11.11%) C++
7 13 (11.11%) Perl
8 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.27%) Groovy
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.53%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.69%) Degree
5 8 (6.84%) ISEB
6 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (40.17%) QA
2 10 (8.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.27%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Telerik
2 14 (11.97%) HP
3 13 (11.11%) Google
4 9 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle
6 5 (4.27%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.42%) ATG
7 4 (3.42%) Demandware
7 4 (3.42%) hybris
7 4 (3.42%) SAP
8 3 (2.56%) TOWER Software
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