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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 868 912 809
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -103
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 59 72 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 99
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%

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
17831 18851 19028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.12% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15485 15833 16040
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 £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 20 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 27 July 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 +14 59 £51,250 -6.81% 3
London +27 28 £60,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +9 12 £44,000 -32.30% 1
Warwickshire +15 10 - -
Warwick -4 10 - -
Surrey +11 8 £45,000 -18.18%
South East -8 8 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England - 8 £37,500 -
Reigate - 8 £45,000 -
City of London +51 5 £62,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £32,500 -
Skipton - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 £44,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £42,500 -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 125 (98.43%) Selenium
2 112 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (85.04%) Cucumber
4 101 (79.53%) Ruby
5 81 (63.78%) Jenkins
6 73 (57.48%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (56.69%) Java
8 66 (51.97%) QA
8 66 (51.97%) Test Automation
9 65 (51.18%) Scrum
10 64 (50.39%) TDD
11 60 (47.24%) BDD
12 55 (43.31%) RSpec
13 51 (40.16%) SQL
14 45 (35.43%) Degree
14 45 (35.43%) Hudson
15 43 (33.86%) Software Engineering
16 42 (33.07%) RESTful
17 37 (29.13%) JMeter
18 35 (27.56%) Unit Testing
19 33 (25.98%) Spring
19 33 (25.98%) Billing
19 33 (25.98%) GlassFish
19 33 (25.98%) Mathematics
19 33 (25.98%) Java EE
19 33 (25.98%) ISTQB
19 33 (25.98%) PostgreSQL
19 33 (25.98%) Hibernate
19 33 (25.98%) JMS
19 33 (25.98%) MySQL

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 33 (25.98%) GlassFish
1 33 (25.98%) JBoss
2 24 (18.90%) WildFly
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) MySQL
1 33 (25.98%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.36%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 125 (98.43%) Selenium
2 108 (85.04%) Cucumber
3 81 (63.78%) Jenkins
4 55 (43.31%) RSpec
5 45 (35.43%) Hudson
6 37 (29.13%) JMeter
7 33 (25.98%) WebDriver
8 32 (25.20%) JIRA
9 30 (23.62%) Git (software)
10 26 (20.47%) JUnit
11 24 (18.90%) JBehave
12 21 (16.54%) Appium
13 19 (14.96%) Capybara
14 17 (13.39%) SpecFlow
15 14 (11.02%) HP UFT
15 14 (11.02%) LoadRunner
15 14 (11.02%) Mercurial
15 14 (11.02%) SoapUI
16 12 (9.45%) Calabash
17 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.98%) Billing
2 26 (20.47%) Finance
3 8 (6.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.15%) Publishing
6 3 (2.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (33.07%) Developer
2 34 (26.77%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.90%) Analyst
4 22 (17.32%) Test Analyst
4 22 (17.32%) Test Engineer
5 21 (16.54%) QA Engineer
6 20 (15.75%) Tester
7 19 (14.96%) Lead Developer
7 19 (14.96%) Lead Java Developer
7 19 (14.96%) QA Analyst
8 17 (13.39%) Automation Tester
8 17 (13.39%) QA Test Analyst
9 16 (12.60%) Ruby Engineer
10 15 (11.81%) Test Automation Engineer
11 14 (11.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 14 (11.02%) Selenium Tester
11 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
11 14 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (9.45%) QA Automation Engineer
13 11 (8.66%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.07%) RESTful
2 33 (25.98%) Hibernate
2 33 (25.98%) Java EE
2 33 (25.98%) JAX-RS
2 33 (25.98%) JMS
2 33 (25.98%) JPA
2 33 (25.98%) RESTEasy
2 33 (25.98%) Spring
3 24 (18.90%) HornetQ
4 22 (17.32%) Gherkin
5 13 (10.24%) Web Services
6 9 (7.09%) REST
7 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.72%) Node.js
9 5 (3.94%) SOAP
10 4 (3.15%) .NET
10 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.15%) HTML
11 3 (2.36%) Ajax
11 3 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Mathematics
2 19 (14.96%) Smart Meter
3 9 (7.09%) iPad
4 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.94%) Social Media
6 4 (3.15%) Fintech
6 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.57%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) Linux
2 8 (6.30%) Android
2 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 7 (5.51%) Unix
4 5 (3.94%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (57.48%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (51.97%) Test Automation
4 65 (51.18%) Scrum
5 64 (50.39%) TDD
6 60 (47.24%) BDD
7 43 (33.86%) Software Engineering
8 35 (27.56%) Unit Testing
9 33 (25.98%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (25.98%) SOA
10 31 (24.41%) Test Scripting
11 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
12 28 (22.05%) Functional Testing
13 27 (21.26%) Automation Testing
14 25 (19.69%) Automated Testing
15 23 (18.11%) Manual Testing
15 23 (18.11%) Performance Testing
16 20 (15.75%) Coaching
17 19 (14.96%) Mentoring
18 17 (13.39%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (79.53%) Ruby
2 72 (56.69%) Java
3 51 (40.16%) SQL
4 25 (19.69%) C#
5 13 (10.24%) Perl
5 13 (10.24%) Python
6 7 (5.51%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.15%) C++
8 3 (2.36%) Go
8 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.57%) XAML
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Degree
2 33 (25.98%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (15.75%) ISEB
5 5 (3.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (51.97%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (14.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Oracle
2 10 (7.87%) Rally
3 9 (7.09%) Telerik
4 5 (3.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.79%) ATG
7 1 (0.79%) Endeca
7 1 (0.79%) hybris
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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