The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 218 200 234
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 3 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.055% 0.47% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 2.85% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 2
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -2.32%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WATIR
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
861 841 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.65% 16.45% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 743 741 691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WATIR
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WATIR Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WATIR
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Birmingham - 2 - -
Coventry -12 1 £42,500 -3.40%
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) RSpec
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (72.73%) Ruby
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Hudson
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 6 (54.55%) JBehave
5 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) JUnit
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
6 5 (45.45%) QA
6 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 4 (36.36%) RESTful
7 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
7 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (36.36%) JPA
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (36.36%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) RSpec
3 8 (72.73%) Hudson
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) JBehave
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Ant
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
6 3 (27.27%) Concordion
7 2 (18.18%) eggPlant
7 2 (18.18%) JMeter
7 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
7 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) TestNG
General
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) HornetQ
2 4 (36.36%) Java EE
2 4 (36.36%) JAX-RS
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) JPA
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) RESTEasy
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Coaching
6 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle