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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 844 901 802
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -99
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 55 76 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.40% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 87
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
17793 19078 18777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.46% 17.44% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15499 16188 15558
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +47 55 £50,000 -9.09% 7
London +32 30 £60,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +5 10 £43,250 -26.38%
City of London +49 8 £61,250 -2.00% 1
Surrey +17 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Warwickshire +16 6 - -
South East +6 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Warwick -1 6 - -
Reigate - 6 £45,000 -
East of England - 5 £37,500 -
Coventry - 4 £43,250 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £32,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £37,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 117 (99.15%) Selenium
2 107 (90.68%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (80.51%) Cucumber
4 87 (73.73%) Ruby
5 70 (59.32%) Jenkins
6 67 (56.78%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (55.93%) Test Automation
8 65 (55.08%) TDD
9 63 (53.39%) Java
10 62 (52.54%) BDD
11 60 (50.85%) Scrum
12 59 (50.00%) QA
13 44 (37.29%) RSpec
14 42 (35.59%) SQL
15 40 (33.90%) Software Engineering
16 36 (30.51%) ISTQB
16 36 (30.51%) Hudson
16 36 (30.51%) Git (software)
17 33 (27.97%) Automation Testing
17 33 (27.97%) Degree
18 32 (27.12%) JMeter
19 31 (26.27%) JIRA
19 31 (26.27%) WebDriver
20 30 (25.42%) RESTful
20 30 (25.42%) C#
21 29 (24.58%) Finance
22 28 (23.73%) Test Scripting
22 28 (23.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 28 (23.73%) Functional Testing
23 26 (22.03%) E-Commerce

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 21 (17.80%) GlassFish
1 21 (17.80%) JBoss
2 18 (15.25%) WildFly
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Google Apps
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
1 4 (3.39%) Slack
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) MySQL
1 21 (17.80%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 117 (99.15%) Selenium
2 95 (80.51%) Cucumber
3 70 (59.32%) Jenkins
4 44 (37.29%) RSpec
5 36 (30.51%) Git (software)
5 36 (30.51%) Hudson
6 32 (27.12%) JMeter
7 31 (26.27%) JIRA
7 31 (26.27%) WebDriver
8 23 (19.49%) Capybara
9 20 (16.95%) JUnit
10 19 (16.10%) Appium
11 18 (15.25%) JBehave
11 18 (15.25%) SoapUI
12 17 (14.41%) SpecFlow
13 16 (13.56%) HP UFT
13 16 (13.56%) LoadRunner
14 14 (11.86%) Calabash
14 14 (11.86%) Mercurial
15 9 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (24.58%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Billing
3 11 (9.32%) Retail
4 8 (6.78%) Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Publishing
7 3 (2.54%) Back Office
7 3 (2.54%) Front Office
8 2 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Test Engineer
3 22 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 21 (17.80%) Tester
5 18 (15.25%) Automation Tester
5 18 (15.25%) QA Engineer
5 18 (15.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (14.41%) Analyst
7 16 (13.56%) Lead Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 15 (12.71%) Ruby Engineer
8 15 (12.71%) Test Analyst
9 13 (11.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (11.02%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (10.17%) QA Analyst
11 11 (9.32%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (8.47%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (7.63%) QA Automation Engineer
14 8 (6.78%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) RESTful
2 21 (17.80%) Hibernate
2 21 (17.80%) Java EE
2 21 (17.80%) JAX-RS
2 21 (17.80%) JMS
2 21 (17.80%) JPA
2 21 (17.80%) RESTEasy
2 21 (17.80%) Spring
3 18 (15.25%) HornetQ
4 17 (14.41%) Gherkin
5 12 (10.17%) Web Services
6 9 (7.63%) REST
7 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.93%) HTML
7 7 (5.93%) SOAP
8 6 (5.08%) .NET
8 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.08%) Node.js
9 5 (4.24%) Ajax
10 4 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Mathematics
2 16 (13.56%) Smart Meter
3 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.08%) iPad
6 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.24%) Social Media
7 4 (3.39%) Fintech
8 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Windows
3 8 (6.78%) Android
3 8 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.93%) Unix
5 3 (2.54%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (90.68%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (56.78%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (55.93%) Test Automation
4 65 (55.08%) TDD
5 62 (52.54%) BDD
6 60 (50.85%) Scrum
7 40 (33.90%) Software Engineering
8 33 (27.97%) Automation Testing
9 28 (23.73%) Functional Testing
9 28 (23.73%) Test Scripting
10 26 (22.03%) E-Commerce
11 24 (20.34%) Performance Testing
12 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
13 22 (18.64%) Automated Testing
14 21 (17.80%) Dependency Injection
14 21 (17.80%) SOA
15 19 (16.10%) Coaching
15 19 (16.10%) Manual Testing
15 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
16 18 (15.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.73%) Ruby
2 63 (53.39%) Java
3 42 (35.59%) SQL
4 30 (25.42%) C#
5 18 (15.25%) Python
6 16 (13.56%) Perl
7 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.63%) C++
9 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.39%) C
11 4 (3.39%) Go
11 4 (3.39%) PHP
11 4 (3.39%) Scala
12 2 (1.69%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) ISTQB
2 33 (27.97%) Degree
3 28 (23.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (15.25%) ISEB
5 5 (4.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Puppet
2 10 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) Rally
3 9 (7.63%) Telerik
4 5 (4.24%) SAP
5 4 (3.39%) Google
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) HP
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.85%) ATG
8 1 (0.85%) Endeca
8 1 (0.85%) hybris
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 23 days ago