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

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK
Rank 795 860 882
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 58 87 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.087% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 46
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%

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
15950 17800 16982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.21% 17.73% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13596 15239 14374
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 £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 January 2017 within the UK.

WATIR Salary Histogram in the UK

WATIR
Top 12 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 January 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 +58 55 £52,000 +4.00% 6
London +48 37 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South East +68 9 £40,000 -44.82% 1
Hampshire +26 9 £40,000 -44.82% 1
Fareham +7 8 - - 1
City of London +41 6 £52,000 +4.00%
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -18 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Selenium
2 91 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (66.07%) Ruby
4 67 (59.82%) Cucumber
5 62 (55.36%) BDD
6 55 (49.11%) Test Automation
7 50 (44.64%) TDD
7 50 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (42.86%) QA
8 48 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 47 (41.96%) SoapUI
10 45 (40.18%) Java
11 42 (37.50%) JIRA
11 42 (37.50%) Git (software)
12 40 (35.71%) Capybara
13 39 (34.82%) Performance Testing
14 37 (33.04%) JMeter
15 35 (31.25%) Software Engineering
16 32 (28.57%) Software Testing
16 32 (28.57%) Scrum
17 31 (27.68%) Test Planning
18 30 (26.79%) Appium
19 28 (25.00%) Linux
19 28 (25.00%) Automation Testing
19 28 (25.00%) WebDriver
20 27 (24.11%) Test Management
21 25 (22.32%) Web Services
22 24 (21.43%) SQL
22 24 (21.43%) HP UFT
23 23 (20.54%) C#

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 10 (8.93%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) CMS
2 9 (8.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (8.04%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (11.61%) G Suite
2 13 (11.61%) Office 365
2 13 (11.61%) Slack
3 4 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) HTTP
2 10 (8.93%) ATM
3 2 (1.79%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) DB2
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (94.64%) Selenium
2 67 (59.82%) Cucumber
3 48 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 47 (41.96%) SoapUI
5 42 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 42 (37.50%) JIRA
6 40 (35.71%) Capybara
7 37 (33.04%) JMeter
8 30 (26.79%) Appium
9 28 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 24 (21.43%) HP UFT
11 20 (17.86%) JUnit
12 19 (16.96%) Ranorex
13 17 (15.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (11.61%) Buildbot
14 13 (11.61%) Rational DOORS
14 13 (11.61%) RSpec
15 10 (8.93%) Calabash
16 9 (8.04%) Mercurial
16 9 (8.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (17.86%) Retail
2 19 (16.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Test Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Tester
3 23 (20.54%) Automation Tester
4 18 (16.07%) QA Automation Tester
4 18 (16.07%) QA Tester
5 17 (15.18%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
7 14 (12.50%) Developer
8 13 (11.61%) Consultant
8 13 (11.61%) Test Consultant
9 12 (10.71%) Developer in Test
10 11 (9.82%) QA Leader
11 10 (8.93%) Analyst
12 9 (8.04%) Senior Automation Tester
12 9 (8.04%) Senior QA Tester
12 9 (8.04%) Senior Tester
12 9 (8.04%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 9 (8.04%) Test Automation Consultant
12 9 (8.04%) Verification Engineer
13 7 (6.25%) Senior Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) Web Services
2 19 (16.96%) XML
3 15 (13.39%) SOAP
4 14 (12.50%) HTML
5 13 (11.61%) Gherkin
6 8 (7.14%) .NET
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.57%) RESTful
9 3 (2.68%) Ajax
9 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (2.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Kali Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (55.36%) BDD
3 55 (49.11%) Test Automation
4 50 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (44.64%) TDD
5 39 (34.82%) Performance Testing
6 35 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 32 (28.57%) Scrum
7 32 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 31 (27.68%) Test Planning
9 28 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 27 (24.11%) Test Management
11 23 (20.54%) Functional Testing
11 23 (20.54%) QA Automation
12 20 (17.86%) Load Testing
13 19 (16.96%) Defect Management
13 19 (16.96%) Web Testing
14 18 (16.07%) Integration Testing
15 16 (14.29%) Kanban
15 16 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.07%) Ruby
2 45 (40.18%) Java
3 24 (21.43%) SQL
4 23 (20.54%) C#
5 19 (16.96%) Python
6 14 (12.50%) C
6 14 (12.50%) C++
6 14 (12.50%) PHP
7 13 (11.61%) Scala
8 12 (10.71%) Perl
9 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.46%) Apple Swift
10 5 (4.46%) Groovy
10 5 (4.46%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) ISTQB
1 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (9.82%) Degree
4 6 (5.36%) ISEB
4 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (42.86%) QA
2 10 (8.93%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Telerik
2 14 (12.50%) HP
3 13 (11.61%) Google
4 9 (8.04%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle
6 4 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.68%) ATG
7 3 (2.68%) Demandware
7 3 (2.68%) hybris
7 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) TOWER Software
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