The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WATIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 246 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.016% 0.088% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.074% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

WATIR is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1352 1040 1303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.93% 15.26% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 1850 2243
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WATIR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the East of England

WATIR
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR in the East of England.

Salary trend for WATIR in the East of England

WATIR
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Hertfordshire +3 1 £31,500 -25.88%
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware