The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 841 902
Rank change year-on-year +57 +61  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 60 77 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.079% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 27
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.90% -4.54%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15831 17812 16381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.74% 18.20% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13475 15375 13837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WATIR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in England

WATIR
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WATIR in England

WATIR
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WATIR in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WATIR in England

WATIR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +52 30 £60,000 +14.28% 1
South West +41 15 £41,250 -13.15% 2
West Midlands +9 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South East +66 4 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 101 (87.07%) Selenium
2 99 (85.34%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (80.17%) Ruby
4 76 (65.52%) Cucumber
5 55 (47.41%) BDD
6 54 (46.55%) Test Automation
7 51 (43.97%) TDD
8 50 (43.10%) Java
9 47 (40.52%) Jenkins
10 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (37.93%) QA
12 43 (37.07%) JMeter
13 42 (36.21%) SoapUI
14 41 (35.34%) Capybara
15 38 (32.76%) WebDriver
16 33 (28.45%) JIRA
17 30 (25.86%) Scrum
17 30 (25.86%) Automation Testing
18 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
18 29 (25.00%) Performance Testing
19 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
20 27 (23.28%) SQL
21 25 (21.55%) Appium
22 24 (20.69%) JUnit
22 24 (20.69%) Software Testing
23 22 (18.97%) ISTQB
23 22 (18.97%) Linux
23 22 (18.97%) Python
24 21 (18.10%) C#
24 21 (18.10%) Finance

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) GlassFish
1 8 (6.90%) JBoss
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (6.90%) WildFly
2 6 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.17%) CMS
2 6 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (5.17%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) G Suite
1 10 (8.62%) Office 365
1 10 (8.62%) Slack
2 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.45%) SaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) GitHub
4 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) ATM
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) MySQL
1 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.17%) Apache Accumulo
2 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 101 (87.07%) Selenium
2 76 (65.52%) Cucumber
3 47 (40.52%) Jenkins
4 43 (37.07%) JMeter
5 42 (36.21%) SoapUI
6 41 (35.34%) Capybara
7 38 (32.76%) WebDriver
8 33 (28.45%) JIRA
9 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 25 (21.55%) Appium
11 24 (20.69%) JUnit
12 18 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (14.66%) SpecFlow
14 16 (13.79%) HP UFT
15 14 (12.07%) Ranorex
16 13 (11.21%) RSpec
17 12 (10.34%) JBehave
18 10 (8.62%) Buildbot
19 9 (7.76%) Mercurial
20 8 (6.90%) Hudson
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Retail
3 9 (7.76%) Advertising
4 8 (6.90%) Billing
5 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Test Engineer
2 27 (23.28%) Tester
3 18 (15.52%) Automation Tester
4 17 (14.66%) Analyst
4 17 (14.66%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (12.93%) QA Tester
6 14 (12.07%) Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Developer in Test
6 14 (12.07%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) QA Automation Tester
9 10 (8.62%) Consultant
9 10 (8.62%) Java Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Test Consultant
10 9 (7.76%) QA Leader
10 9 (7.76%) Senior Java Engineer
10 9 (7.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Senior QA Tester
11 8 (6.90%) Senior Tester
11 8 (6.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) Web Services
2 15 (12.93%) Gherkin
3 14 (12.07%) RESTful
3 14 (12.07%) XML
4 10 (8.62%) SOAP
5 9 (7.76%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.90%) HornetQ
6 8 (6.90%) Java EE
6 8 (6.90%) JAX-RS
6 8 (6.90%) JMS
6 8 (6.90%) RESTEasy
6 8 (6.90%) Spring
7 7 (6.03%) HTML
8 6 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.31%) .NET
9 5 (4.31%) Behat
9 5 (4.31%) JPA
10 4 (3.45%) Node.js
10 4 (3.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.45%) iPad
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Fintech
4 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) Unix
4 4 (3.45%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (85.34%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.41%) BDD
3 54 (46.55%) Test Automation
4 51 (43.97%) TDD
5 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (25.86%) Automation Testing
6 30 (25.86%) Scrum
7 29 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 21 (18.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (17.24%) Test Strategy
11 18 (15.52%) DSDM
11 18 (15.52%) Load Testing
11 18 (15.52%) Test Management
11 18 (15.52%) Test Planning
12 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
12 17 (14.66%) Integration Testing
12 17 (14.66%) SDLC
13 16 (13.79%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (80.17%) Ruby
2 50 (43.10%) Java
3 27 (23.28%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) Python
5 21 (18.10%) C#
6 18 (15.52%) Scala
7 15 (12.93%) C
7 15 (12.93%) Perl
8 11 (9.48%) PHP
9 10 (8.62%) C++
9 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) ISTQB
2 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.21%) ISEB
3 13 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.03%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (37.93%) QA
2 11 (9.48%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
2 10 (8.62%) Google
3 9 (7.76%) HP
3 9 (7.76%) Telerik
4 7 (6.03%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (5.17%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.45%) ATG
6 4 (3.45%) Demandware
6 4 (3.45%) hybris
6 4 (3.45%) SAP
7 3 (2.59%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.86%) VMware
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