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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 214 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.039% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £53,750 £57,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £59,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.42%
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
733 595 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.99% 11.50% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 682 511 585
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 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 - 2 £53,750 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Yii
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) RESTEasy

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Yii
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 3 (100.00%) RESTEasy
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend