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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 96 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% - 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
190 249 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.86% 18.44% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 165 242 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £28,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 September 2014. 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 - 1 £37,000 -
WATIR
UK

WATIR
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree