Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1028 1112
Rank change year-on-year -56 +84 +74
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 67 117 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.073% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 88 113
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -

WATIR is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 33,932 31,860 34,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 20.00% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27,684 27,004 29,623
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 33 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South East -13 13 £47,500 -9.52%
North of England +3 11 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +22 9 - -
South West -33 6 £67,500 +42.11% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £50,000 -
Midlands -14 4 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £42,500 - 2
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 63 (94.03%) Test Automation
2 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (88.06%) Ruby
4 54 (80.60%) Selenium
4 54 (80.60%) Jenkins
5 47 (70.15%) Cucumber
5 47 (70.15%) TDD
6 46 (68.66%) Python
7 43 (64.18%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (62.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 41 (61.19%) C
9 41 (61.19%) JMeter
10 37 (55.22%) SoapUI
11 36 (53.73%) Kanban
11 36 (53.73%) Software Testing
11 36 (53.73%) Scrum
12 35 (52.24%) Java
13 34 (50.75%) BDD
14 31 (46.27%) Finance
15 28 (41.79%) C#
15 28 (41.79%) Appium
16 27 (40.30%) Ranorex
16 27 (40.30%) Buildbot
16 27 (40.30%) C++
16 27 (40.30%) PHP
16 27 (40.30%) DSDM
16 27 (40.30%) Retail
16 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
16 27 (40.30%) Scala
17 26 (38.81%) JIRA

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 14 (20.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) G Suite
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365
1 15 (22.39%) Slack
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) SaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.99%) Heroku
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) Apache Accumulo
1 14 (20.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (80.60%) Jenkins
1 54 (80.60%) Selenium
2 47 (70.15%) Cucumber
3 42 (62.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 41 (61.19%) JMeter
5 37 (55.22%) SoapUI
6 28 (41.79%) Appium
7 27 (40.30%) Buildbot
7 27 (40.30%) Ranorex
8 26 (38.81%) JIRA
9 22 (32.84%) Gatling
9 22 (32.84%) NeoLoad
9 22 (32.84%) WebLOAD
10 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
11 11 (16.42%) Bitbucket
12 9 (13.43%) TestRail
13 3 (4.48%) Capybara
13 3 (4.48%) JUnit
13 3 (4.48%) TestNG
13 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 27 (40.30%) Retail
3 12 (17.91%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Tester
2 20 (29.85%) Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Developer in Test
4 16 (23.88%) Consultant
4 16 (23.88%) Lead Developer
4 16 (23.88%) Software Tester
5 14 (20.90%) Test Automation Consultant
5 14 (20.90%) Test Consultant
6 13 (19.40%) Automation Test Lead
6 13 (19.40%) Test Leader
7 12 (17.91%) Agile Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Agile Java Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Automation Tester
7 12 (17.91%) Java Consultant
7 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Java Developer in Test
7 12 (17.91%) Lead Java Developer
7 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Test Automation Developer
8 11 (16.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.48%) React
2 3 (4.48%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Behat
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (16.42%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) Test Automation
2 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (70.15%) TDD
4 43 (64.18%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (53.73%) Kanban
5 36 (53.73%) Scrum
5 36 (53.73%) Software Testing
6 34 (50.75%) BDD
7 27 (40.30%) DSDM
7 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
8 26 (38.81%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (37.31%) Scenario Testing
10 22 (32.84%) Mentoring
11 16 (23.88%) Performance Testing
11 16 (23.88%) SDLC
12 15 (22.39%) DevOps
13 14 (20.90%) Defect Tracking
13 14 (20.90%) Integration Testing
13 14 (20.90%) Risk Analysis
13 14 (20.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) Ruby
2 46 (68.66%) Python
3 41 (61.19%) C
4 35 (52.24%) Java
5 28 (41.79%) C#
6 27 (40.30%) C++
6 27 (40.30%) PHP
6 27 (40.30%) Scala
7 19 (28.36%) Perl
8 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.94%) SQL
10 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.99%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.90%) DV Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) ISEB
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Google
2 14 (20.90%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) Capita
4 1 (1.49%) HP