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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 864 909 858
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -51
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 59 63 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.34% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 97
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
17778 18358 19379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.06% 16.78% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15430 15413 16436
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +34 59 £57,500 +9.52% 3
London +20 30 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire +17 12 £57,500 +21.05%
West Midlands -2 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Warwick -7 12 £57,500 +21.05%
South East +29 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Surrey +6 6 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England - 6 £42,500 - 1
City of London +54 5 £62,500 -10.71%
Reigate - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Skipton - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 1 - -

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 131 (95.62%) Selenium
2 125 (91.24%) Cucumber
3 121 (88.32%) Ruby
4 119 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (67.88%) Jenkins
6 90 (65.69%) Java
7 83 (60.58%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (52.55%) QA
9 69 (50.36%) TDD
10 66 (48.18%) Scrum
10 66 (48.18%) Test Automation
11 62 (45.26%) RSpec
11 62 (45.26%) BDD
12 59 (43.07%) SQL
13 57 (41.61%) Degree
14 51 (37.23%) RESTful
15 48 (35.04%) Software Engineering
15 48 (35.04%) Hudson
16 43 (31.39%) Unit Testing
17 42 (30.66%) GlassFish
17 42 (30.66%) Java EE
17 42 (30.66%) Spring
17 42 (30.66%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (30.66%) Hibernate
17 42 (30.66%) MySQL
17 42 (30.66%) JBoss
17 42 (30.66%) JMS
17 42 (30.66%) SOA
17 42 (30.66%) Dependency Injection
17 42 (30.66%) JPA

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 42 (30.66%) GlassFish
1 42 (30.66%) JBoss
2 24 (17.52%) WildFly
3 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) DNS
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.66%) MySQL
1 42 (30.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.19%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 131 (95.62%) Selenium
2 125 (91.24%) Cucumber
3 93 (67.88%) Jenkins
4 62 (45.26%) RSpec
5 48 (35.04%) Hudson
6 40 (29.20%) JMeter
7 39 (28.47%) WebDriver
8 37 (27.01%) JIRA
9 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
10 29 (21.17%) Appium
11 28 (20.44%) JUnit
12 24 (17.52%) JBehave
13 18 (13.14%) Capybara
14 16 (11.68%) Mercurial
14 16 (11.68%) SoapUI
15 15 (10.95%) SpecFlow
16 12 (8.76%) Calabash
17 10 (7.30%) HP UFT
17 10 (7.30%) LoadRunner
18 8 (5.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (29.93%) Billing
2 21 (15.33%) Finance
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Publishing
4 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Back Office
5 3 (2.19%) Front Office
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Developer
2 43 (31.39%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.17%) Analyst
4 26 (18.98%) Test Analyst
5 22 (16.06%) Senior Developer
5 22 (16.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (15.33%) Tester
7 20 (14.60%) Lead Developer
7 20 (14.60%) Lead Java Developer
7 20 (14.60%) QA Analyst
8 19 (13.87%) Automation Tester
8 19 (13.87%) QA Engineer
9 18 (13.14%) Agile Developer
9 18 (13.14%) Agile Java Developer
9 18 (13.14%) Test Engineer
10 17 (12.41%) QA Test Analyst
10 17 (12.41%) Senior Agile Developer
10 17 (12.41%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 14 (10.22%) Java Engineer
11 14 (10.22%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) RESTful
2 42 (30.66%) Hibernate
2 42 (30.66%) Java EE
2 42 (30.66%) JAX-RS
2 42 (30.66%) JMS
2 42 (30.66%) JPA
2 42 (30.66%) RESTEasy
2 42 (30.66%) Spring
3 29 (21.17%) Gherkin
4 24 (17.52%) HornetQ
5 17 (12.41%) Web Services
6 12 (8.76%) REST
7 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.38%) Node.js
8 4 (2.92%) HTML
9 3 (2.19%) .NET
9 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.19%) SOAP
10 2 (1.46%) CSS
10 2 (1.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.93%) Mathematics
2 19 (13.87%) Smart Meter
3 14 (10.22%) iPad
4 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.65%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.65%) Social Media
8 4 (2.92%) Fintech
9 3 (2.19%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.19%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.73%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Android
2 11 (8.03%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.57%) Windows
4 8 (5.84%) Kali Linux
5 7 (5.11%) Unix
6 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (60.58%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (50.36%) TDD
4 66 (48.18%) Scrum
4 66 (48.18%) Test Automation
5 62 (45.26%) BDD
6 48 (35.04%) Software Engineering
7 43 (31.39%) Unit Testing
8 42 (30.66%) Dependency Injection
8 42 (30.66%) SOA
9 34 (24.82%) E-Commerce
10 31 (22.63%) Test Scripting
11 29 (21.17%) Manual Testing
12 27 (19.71%) Functional Testing
13 25 (18.25%) Automated Testing
14 24 (17.52%) Automation Testing
15 23 (16.79%) DSDM
15 23 (16.79%) Software Delivery
16 22 (16.06%) Workflow
17 21 (15.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (88.32%) Ruby
2 90 (65.69%) Java
3 59 (43.07%) SQL
4 23 (16.79%) C#
5 15 (10.95%) Python
6 11 (8.03%) Perl
7 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.92%) C++
10 3 (2.19%) Go
11 2 (1.46%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (41.61%) Degree
2 32 (23.36%) ISTQB
3 23 (16.79%) ISEB
3 23 (16.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (52.55%) QA
2 7 (5.11%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (16.06%) Puppet
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) Oracle
2 9 (6.57%) Rally
3 6 (4.38%) SAP
3 6 (4.38%) Telerik
4 4 (2.92%) ATG
5 2 (1.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Endeca
6 1 (0.73%) hybris
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