The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 104 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.076% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -7.14%
WATIR
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
255 196 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.10% 14.98% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 215 175 202
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,110 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WATIR
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Wales region.

WATIR Salary Trend in Wales

WATIR
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 2 £36,500 -1.35%
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) xUnit.net
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) xUnit.net
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP