The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 185 177
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.050% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.31% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
WATIR
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
737 638 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.23% 16.06% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 618 552 465
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WATIR Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

WATIR
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java