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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 258 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -12
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.037% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.23% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Average salary - £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1097 879 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 16.43% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 876 683 691
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Yorkshire

WATIR
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
West Yorkshire -23 1 - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) JMeter
3 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) JMeter
3 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA