The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 855 791 792
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +1
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 80 97 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.086% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 65 68 109
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £29,250 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +37.50%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19702 16814 18435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 14.87% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 14305 16261
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -57 78 £45,000 -18.18% 9
London -36 55 £47,500 -5.00% 8
City of London -3 15 £54,000 +8.00% 2
South West +6 8 £38,750 -44.64%
South East -15 6 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 4 £38,000 -
Leeds - 4 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £31,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £31,500 -
Surrey - 4 £38,000 -
Cambridgeshire -21 3 £50,000 -28.57%
East of England -31 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Hampshire -10 2 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +15 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Basingstoke +8 1 £28,500 -43.00%
Warwick +3 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +3 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Portsmouth -21 1 - - 1

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR.

1 100 (79.37%) Selenium
2 87 (69.05%) QA
3 77 (61.11%) Cucumber
4 75 (59.52%) Ruby
5 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (50.79%) BDD
7 53 (42.06%) Scrum
8 50 (39.68%) TDD
9 42 (33.33%) Java
9 42 (33.33%) Automation Testing
10 41 (32.54%) WebDriver
11 40 (31.75%) Test Scripting
12 39 (30.95%) SQL
13 38 (30.16%) Test Automation
14 36 (28.57%) Finance
14 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
15 31 (24.60%) C#
16 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
16 30 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
17 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
17 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
18 22 (17.46%) Open Source
19 21 (16.67%) .NET
19 21 (16.67%) Hudson
19 21 (16.67%) Capybara
20 20 (15.87%) JIRA
21 19 (15.08%) TeamCity
22 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
23 17 (13.49%) JMeter

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.97%) Confluence
1 5 (3.97%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
2 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Internet
2 5 (3.97%) HTTP
3 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) Big Data
2 7 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.97%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 100 (79.37%) Selenium
2 77 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 41 (32.54%) WebDriver
4 30 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
6 21 (16.67%) Hudson
6 21 (16.67%) Capybara
7 20 (15.87%) JIRA
8 19 (15.08%) TeamCity
9 17 (13.49%) JMeter
10 16 (12.70%) Calabash
11 14 (11.11%) JUnit
12 13 (10.32%) WatiN
12 13 (10.32%) FitNesse
13 12 (9.52%) Git (software)
13 12 (9.52%) JBehave
14 11 (8.73%) RSpec
15 9 (7.14%) LoadRunner
15 9 (7.14%) Bugzilla
16 8 (6.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Back Office
3 8 (6.35%) Marketing
4 6 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Games
5 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.38%) Front Office
6 3 (2.38%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Analyst
2 36 (28.57%) Tester
3 29 (23.02%) QA Engineer
4 23 (18.25%) Test Analyst
5 22 (17.46%) QA Analyst
6 19 (15.08%) Developer
7 17 (13.49%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
9 12 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Test Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Technical Tester
12 9 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
13 8 (6.35%) QA Manager
13 8 (6.35%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (6.35%) Automation Tester
14 7 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
14 7 (5.56%) QA Tester
15 5 (3.97%) Automation Test Analyst
15 5 (3.97%) Lead Developer
16 4 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 17 (13.49%) HTML
3 14 (11.11%) CSS
4 13 (10.32%) Gherkin
5 11 (8.73%) J2EE
6 10 (7.94%) Web Services
6 10 (7.94%) XML
7 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.76%) Spring
9 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (3.97%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (3.97%) NHibernate
10 5 (3.97%) jQuery
10 5 (3.97%) Spring.NET
10 5 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (3.97%) StructureMap
10 5 (3.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Open Source
2 11 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.97%) Online Gambling
5 5 (3.97%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.97%) BBC
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
7 1 (0.79%) New Media
7 1 (0.79%) W3C
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Linux
2 12 (9.52%) UNIX
3 8 (6.35%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.79%) BDD
3 53 (42.06%) Scrum
4 50 (39.68%) TDD
5 42 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 40 (31.75%) Test Scripting
7 38 (30.16%) Test Automation
8 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
10 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
11 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.32%) User Stories
13 12 (9.52%) Kanban
13 12 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.73%) OO
14 11 (8.73%) Manual Testing
15 8 (6.35%) MVC
15 8 (6.35%) RAD
16 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
16 7 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.52%) Ruby
2 42 (33.33%) Java
3 39 (30.95%) SQL
4 31 (24.60%) C#
5 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.49%) Python
7 12 (9.52%) Perl
8 8 (6.35%) PHP
9 6 (4.76%) C++
10 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.38%) F#
11 3 (2.38%) VBScript
12 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.79%) Groovy
13 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) ISEB
2 15 (11.90%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (69.05%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Endeca
2 5 (3.97%) RedPrairie
2 5 (3.97%) HP
3 2 (1.59%) IBM
3 2 (1.59%) Compuware
3 2 (1.59%) Empirix
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
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