Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1005 1078 1066
Rank change year-on-year +73 -12 +46
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 75 82 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.051% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 69
England median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92% -0.95%

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 27,625 32,740 31,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.34% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22,181 27,128 27,032
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +54 40 £80,000 +23.08% 4
South East +29 23 £50,000 +14.29% 4
North of England +45 11 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +27 9 - - 1
North West - 2 £37,500 -
South West +18 1 £37,500 -29.25%
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 75 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 74 (98.67%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (89.33%) Scrum
4 63 (84.00%) Jenkins
5 62 (82.67%) Cucumber
6 59 (78.67%) Selenium
7 54 (72.00%) Java
7 54 (72.00%) Appium
8 53 (70.67%) BDD
9 49 (65.33%) Test Scripting
10 48 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (62.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 46 (61.33%) Software Testing
13 44 (58.67%) C#
14 42 (56.00%) Kanban
15 41 (54.67%) Ruby
16 35 (46.67%) Mentoring
17 34 (45.33%) JUnit
18 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
19 30 (40.00%) Python
19 30 (40.00%) TDD
20 29 (38.67%) DevOps
21 28 (37.33%) JSON
21 28 (37.33%) SQL
21 28 (37.33%) XML
21 28 (37.33%) Open Source
21 28 (37.33%) SoapUI
22 27 (36.00%) Web Services
22 27 (36.00%) SDET
23 25 (33.33%) Presales

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 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) G Suite
1 19 (25.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 25 (33.33%) MySQL
1 25 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (84.00%) Jenkins
2 62 (82.67%) Cucumber
3 59 (78.67%) Selenium
4 54 (72.00%) Appium
5 47 (62.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (45.33%) JUnit
7 28 (37.33%) SoapUI
8 25 (33.33%) Calabash
8 25 (33.33%) JBehave
8 25 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (33.33%) WatiN
9 20 (26.67%) JIRA
10 19 (25.33%) Buildbot
10 19 (25.33%) Ranorex
11 16 (21.33%) JMeter
12 14 (18.67%) Bitbucket
12 14 (18.67%) TestRail
13 10 (13.33%) Gatling
13 10 (13.33%) NeoLoad
13 10 (13.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
1 25 (33.33%) C# Architect
1 25 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
1 25 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 25 (33.33%) Test Architect
1 25 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
2 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Developer in Test
2 19 (25.33%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) QA Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) QA Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) JSON
1 28 (37.33%) XML
2 27 (36.00%) Web Services
3 25 (33.33%) .NET
3 25 (33.33%) Behat
3 25 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 25 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.67%) JAX-RS
4 2 (2.67%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.67%) RESTful
4 2 (2.67%) Sass
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) User Experience
2 9 (12.00%) Fintech
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 74 (98.67%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (89.33%) Scrum
4 53 (70.67%) BDD
5 49 (65.33%) Test Scripting
6 48 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (61.33%) Software Testing
8 42 (56.00%) Kanban
9 35 (46.67%) Mentoring
10 30 (40.00%) TDD
11 29 (38.67%) DevOps
12 28 (37.33%) Open Source
13 27 (36.00%) SDET
14 25 (33.33%) Functional Testing
14 25 (33.33%) Presales
14 25 (33.33%) Project Management
14 25 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (33.33%) Test Management
15 19 (25.33%) DSDM
15 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) Java
2 44 (58.67%) C#
3 41 (54.67%) Ruby
4 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (40.00%) Python
6 28 (37.33%) SQL
7 21 (28.00%) C
8 19 (25.33%) C++
8 19 (25.33%) PHP
8 19 (25.33%) Scala
9 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.00%) ISEB
3 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (25.33%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Progress