Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1043 1069 1111
Rank change year-on-year +26 +42 -112
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 105 120 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.067% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 141
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 34068 33240 36224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.39% 18.67% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27990 28987 30881
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 0 60 £60,000 +4.35%
Midlands +39 22 £50,000 +17.65%
West Midlands +25 22 £50,000 +17.65%
South West +39 14 £53,000 +41.33%
South East +45 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +26 5 - - 1
North of England +1 5 - - 1
East of England +10 1 £45,000 +5.88%
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 104 (99.05%) Test Automation
2 99 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (80.00%) Selenium
4 82 (78.10%) Ruby
5 73 (69.52%) Cucumber
6 66 (62.86%) Jenkins
7 59 (56.19%) BDD
8 47 (44.76%) QA
9 46 (43.81%) WebDriver
10 44 (41.90%) Java
11 42 (40.00%) Git (software)
11 42 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (36.19%) Gherkin
12 38 (36.19%) SQL
13 37 (35.24%) JIRA
14 36 (34.29%) Finance
15 34 (32.38%) Linux
16 33 (31.43%) JMeter
16 33 (31.43%) TDD
17 31 (29.52%) C#
17 31 (29.52%) SoapUI
18 30 (28.57%) Degree
19 28 (26.67%) Scrum
20 27 (25.71%) Open Source
21 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
21 26 (24.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
22 25 (23.81%) Python
23 24 (22.86%) SpecFlow
23 24 (22.86%) Capybara

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 6 (5.71%) JBoss
2 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 4 (3.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.52%) IaaS
3 10 (9.52%) PaaS
3 10 (9.52%) SaaS
4 8 (7.62%) G Suite
4 8 (7.62%) GitHub
4 8 (7.62%) Office 365
4 8 (7.62%) Slack
5 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.81%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) HTTP
2 10 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.90%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (80.00%) Selenium
2 73 (69.52%) Cucumber
3 66 (62.86%) Jenkins
4 46 (43.81%) WebDriver
5 42 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 37 (35.24%) JIRA
7 33 (31.43%) JMeter
8 31 (29.52%) SoapUI
9 26 (24.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (22.86%) Capybara
10 24 (22.86%) SpecFlow
11 23 (21.90%) Ranorex
12 22 (20.95%) RSpec
13 17 (16.19%) Calabash
14 16 (15.24%) JBehave
14 16 (15.24%) Protractor
15 15 (14.29%) Jasmine
16 14 (13.33%) Appium
17 12 (11.43%) Buildbot
18 10 (9.52%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Electronics
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.62%) Marketing
3 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (47.62%) Tester
2 25 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 23 (21.90%) Analyst
4 21 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 20 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
5 20 (19.05%) Test Analyst
6 16 (15.24%) QA Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) QA Analyst
7 12 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) QA Tester
7 12 (11.43%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 12 (11.43%) Technical Leader
7 12 (11.43%) Technical Tester
8 11 (10.48%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (10.48%) Developer
8 11 (10.48%) Lead Tester
8 11 (10.48%) Senior Tester
8 11 (10.48%) Test Leader
9 10 (9.52%) Consultant
9 10 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.19%) Gherkin
2 21 (20.00%) HTML
3 15 (14.29%) XML
4 14 (13.33%) JSON
5 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.52%) Behat
5 10 (9.52%) React
5 10 (9.52%) REST
6 9 (8.57%) SOAP
7 6 (5.71%) .NET
7 6 (5.71%) CSS
8 5 (4.76%) Apache Flex
8 5 (4.76%) GWT
8 5 (4.76%) Node.js
9 4 (3.81%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.81%) Sass
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.95%) J2EE
11 1 (0.95%) Polymer
11 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.67%) Fintech
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.81%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.38%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 10 (9.52%) Unix
4 7 (6.67%) Android
4 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (99.05%) Test Automation
2 99 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (56.19%) BDD
4 42 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (31.43%) TDD
6 28 (26.67%) Scrum
7 27 (25.71%) Open Source
8 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 21 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 18 (17.14%) DevOps
11 16 (15.24%) API Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 12 (11.43%) DSDM
14 12 (11.43%) Kanban
14 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
14 12 (11.43%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (78.10%) Ruby
2 44 (41.90%) Java
3 38 (36.19%) SQL
4 31 (29.52%) C#
5 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
6 25 (23.81%) Python
7 19 (18.10%) Scala
8 18 (17.14%) C
9 16 (15.24%) PHP
10 14 (13.33%) C++
11 10 (9.52%) Perl
12 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (28.57%) Degree
2 17 (16.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.52%) ISEB
5 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (44.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) CA Agile Central
2 11 (10.48%) Google
3 8 (7.62%) SAP
4 5 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.81%) Capita
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Telerik
7 1 (0.95%) Avature
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft