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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 890 918 904
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 64 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 65
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%

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
18545 18074 19206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.07% 16.40% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15937 15124 15916
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 16 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 4 May 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 +36 64 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London +6 35 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +3 24 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Warwickshire +9 20 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Warwick -3 20 £52,500 +10.52% 1
City of London +50 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Coventry - 3 £44,000 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Skipton - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
South East +6 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Surrey -19 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 1 - -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 145 (94.77%) Selenium
1 145 (94.77%) Cucumber
2 140 (91.50%) Ruby
3 120 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (74.51%) Java
5 105 (68.63%) Jenkins
6 94 (61.44%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (60.78%) QA
8 84 (54.90%) Test Automation
9 83 (54.25%) TDD
10 75 (49.02%) BDD
11 72 (47.06%) Scrum
12 71 (46.41%) RSpec
13 64 (41.83%) Degree
14 61 (39.87%) JMeter
14 61 (39.87%) SQL
15 59 (38.56%) Hudson
16 56 (36.60%) JIRA
17 49 (32.03%) MySQL
18 48 (31.37%) Software Engineering
18 48 (31.37%) RESTful
19 46 (30.07%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (30.07%) Hibernate
19 46 (30.07%) JBoss
19 46 (30.07%) SOA
19 46 (30.07%) E-Commerce
19 46 (30.07%) JMS
19 46 (30.07%) Spring
19 46 (30.07%) Java EE
19 46 (30.07%) ISTQB

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 46 (30.07%) GlassFish
1 46 (30.07%) JBoss
2 14 (9.15%) WildFly
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.96%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.03%) MySQL
2 46 (30.07%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 145 (94.77%) Cucumber
1 145 (94.77%) Selenium
2 105 (68.63%) Jenkins
3 71 (46.41%) RSpec
4 61 (39.87%) JMeter
5 59 (38.56%) Hudson
6 56 (36.60%) JIRA
7 46 (30.07%) WebDriver
8 37 (24.18%) Appium
9 35 (22.88%) Git (software)
10 28 (18.30%) Mercurial
11 18 (11.76%) JUnit
12 15 (9.80%) JBehave
12 15 (9.80%) SoapUI
13 14 (9.15%) LoadRunner
14 11 (7.19%) Gerrit
15 10 (6.54%) Calabash
16 9 (5.88%) IntelliJ
16 9 (5.88%) Paros
16 9 (5.88%) RubyMine
General
1 45 (29.41%) Billing
2 10 (6.54%) Finance
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Back Office
5 2 (1.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Developer
1 47 (30.72%) Java Developer
2 43 (28.10%) Analyst
3 40 (26.14%) Test Analyst
4 36 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 36 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (20.92%) QA Engineer
6 31 (20.26%) Agile Developer
6 31 (20.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 30 (19.61%) QA Analyst
7 30 (19.61%) Senior Agile Developer
7 30 (19.61%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 28 (18.30%) Java Engineer
8 28 (18.30%) Senior Java Engineer
9 27 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
10 21 (13.73%) Test Engineer
11 18 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
11 18 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 18 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
11 18 (11.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.37%) RESTful
2 46 (30.07%) Hibernate
2 46 (30.07%) Java EE
2 46 (30.07%) JAX-RS
2 46 (30.07%) JMS
2 46 (30.07%) JPA
2 46 (30.07%) RESTEasy
2 46 (30.07%) Spring
3 34 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 19 (12.42%) REST
4 19 (12.42%) Web Services
5 14 (9.15%) HornetQ
6 7 (4.58%) SOAP
7 2 (1.31%) .NET
7 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.31%) HTML
7 2 (1.31%) XML
8 1 (0.65%) HTML5
8 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 27 (17.65%) iPad
3 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.88%) Smart Meter
5 6 (3.92%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.27%) Fintech
6 5 (3.27%) Social Media
7 3 (1.96%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.96%) User Experience
8 2 (1.31%) New Media
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.15%) Linux
2 11 (7.19%) Android
2 11 (7.19%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.88%) Kali Linux
4 7 (4.58%) Windows
5 6 (3.92%) Unix
6 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (61.44%) Continuous Integration
3 84 (54.90%) Test Automation
4 83 (54.25%) TDD
5 75 (49.02%) BDD
6 72 (47.06%) Scrum
7 48 (31.37%) Software Engineering
8 46 (30.07%) Dependency Injection
8 46 (30.07%) E-Commerce
8 46 (30.07%) SOA
9 45 (29.41%) Manual Testing
9 45 (29.41%) Unit Testing
10 42 (27.45%) Test Scripting
11 37 (24.18%) DSDM
11 37 (24.18%) Software Delivery
12 36 (23.53%) Workflow
13 32 (20.92%) Automation Testing
14 29 (18.95%) Automated Testing
15 28 (18.30%) SDLC
15 28 (18.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 140 (91.50%) Ruby
2 114 (74.51%) Java
3 61 (39.87%) SQL
4 10 (6.54%) Perl
5 9 (5.88%) C#
6 8 (5.23%) Python
7 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.58%) PHP
8 3 (1.96%) C++
9 2 (1.31%) Go
9 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Groovy
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (41.83%) Degree
2 46 (30.07%) ISTQB
3 39 (25.49%) ISEB
4 28 (18.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (60.78%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (12.42%) Oracle
2 14 (9.15%) Rally
3 12 (7.84%) SAP
4 7 (4.58%) ATG
5 2 (1.31%) Telerik
5 2 (1.31%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) HP
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