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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 3 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.51% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 3.48% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 2
Median salary - £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -4.54%

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
704 862 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 14.70% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 609 755 638
Median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £55,000
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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +8 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) JBehave
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) TestNG
4 3 (50.00%) RSpec
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript

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 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) JBehave
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 3 (50.00%) RSpec
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) TestNG
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Concordion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) HornetQ
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) RESTEasy
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) DSDM
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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