The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 207 - 169
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 0 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% - 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% - 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 22
Average salary £52,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
758 664 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.04% 11.90% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 660 591 638
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) RESTEasy
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Yii
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (100.00%) RESTEasy
2 1 (50.00%) Yii
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Zend