Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1047 1094
Rank change year-on-year -32 +47 +54
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 51 114 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.070% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 96 77
England median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +45.45% +7.32% -2.38%

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 30,762 33,519 32,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.06% 20.54% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25,126 27,501 28,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +7 30 £80,000 +33.33% 1
North of England +36 15 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire +39 10 - - 1
South East +4 5 £50,000 +25.00%
North West - 5 £35,000 - 1
South West -10 1 £40,000 -24.53%
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 50 (98.04%) Test Automation
2 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (90.20%) Selenium
4 45 (88.24%) Cucumber
4 45 (88.24%) Jenkins
5 41 (80.39%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (80.39%) Java
6 40 (78.43%) Scrum
6 40 (78.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 38 (74.51%) BDD
7 38 (74.51%) Appium
8 37 (72.55%) Software Testing
9 36 (70.59%) C#
10 31 (60.78%) Ruby
11 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
12 25 (49.02%) DevOps
13 24 (47.06%) TDD
13 24 (47.06%) Python
14 23 (45.10%) Kanban
15 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
15 22 (43.14%) JSON
15 22 (43.14%) Open Source
15 22 (43.14%) C
15 22 (43.14%) SQL
15 22 (43.14%) Web Services
15 22 (43.14%) XML
16 20 (39.22%) C++
16 20 (39.22%) Finance
16 20 (39.22%) SoapUI
16 20 (39.22%) Ranorex

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 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) G Suite
1 19 (37.25%) Office 365
1 19 (37.25%) Slack
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
1 18 (35.29%) MySQL
1 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Selenium
2 45 (88.24%) Cucumber
2 45 (88.24%) Jenkins
3 40 (78.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (74.51%) Appium
5 20 (39.22%) Ranorex
5 20 (39.22%) SoapUI
6 19 (37.25%) Buildbot
7 18 (35.29%) Calabash
7 18 (35.29%) JBehave
7 18 (35.29%) JUnit
7 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (35.29%) WatiN
8 17 (33.33%) JMeter
9 11 (21.57%) JIRA
10 10 (19.61%) Gatling
10 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
10 10 (19.61%) WebLOAD
11 4 (7.84%) gulp
11 4 (7.84%) TestRail
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Developer in Test
3 17 (33.33%) Architect
3 17 (33.33%) C# Architect
3 17 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
3 17 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 17 (33.33%) Test Architect
3 17 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
4 11 (21.57%) Lead Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Lead Software Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) JSON
1 22 (43.14%) Web Services
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 18 (35.29%) Behat
2 18 (35.29%) Gherkin
2 18 (35.29%) SOAP
3 17 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.84%) JAX-RS
5 4 (7.84%) Regular Expression
5 4 (7.84%) RESTful
5 4 (7.84%) Sass
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) React
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) IPTV
4 1 (1.96%) STB
4 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Test Automation
2 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (80.39%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (78.43%) Scrum
5 38 (74.51%) BDD
6 37 (72.55%) Software Testing
7 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
8 25 (49.02%) DevOps
9 24 (47.06%) TDD
10 23 (45.10%) Kanban
11 22 (43.14%) Open Source
11 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
12 20 (39.22%) SDET
13 19 (37.25%) DSDM
13 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
14 17 (33.33%) Functional Testing
14 17 (33.33%) Presales
14 17 (33.33%) Project Management
14 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 31 (60.78%) Ruby
4 24 (47.06%) Python
5 22 (43.14%) C
5 22 (43.14%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) C++
7 19 (37.25%) PHP
7 19 (37.25%) Scala
8 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Google
2 18 (35.29%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) CA Agile Central