Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1078 1043 1122
Rank change year-on-year -35 +79 +35
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 57 135 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.081% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 111 94
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,350 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 32,561 34,369 33,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.48% 20.63% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26,595 28,448 29,639
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +5 33 £71,250 +18.75% 1
North of England +34 15 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +42 10 - - 1
South East -4 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands -2 2 £50,000 - 1
South West -8 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Midlands -22 2 £50,000 - 1
WATIR
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 53 (92.98%) Test Automation
2 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (85.96%) Selenium
4 45 (78.95%) Jenkins
5 43 (75.44%) Cucumber
5 43 (75.44%) Ruby
6 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (68.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (63.16%) Java
9 35 (61.40%) Python
9 35 (61.40%) TDD
9 35 (61.40%) Software Testing
10 34 (59.65%) Scrum
10 34 (59.65%) BDD
11 32 (56.14%) Appium
11 32 (56.14%) C
12 30 (52.63%) C#
13 29 (50.88%) SoapUI
14 28 (49.12%) Kanban
15 27 (47.37%) JMeter
15 27 (47.37%) Finance
16 25 (43.86%) C++
16 25 (43.86%) Ranorex
17 24 (42.11%) G Suite
17 24 (42.11%) Office 365
17 24 (42.11%) Slack
17 24 (42.11%) Buildbot
17 24 (42.11%) PHP
17 24 (42.11%) DSDM
17 24 (42.11%) Scala

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 (14.04%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) G Suite
1 24 (42.11%) Office 365
1 24 (42.11%) Slack
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Heroku
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.04%) Apache Accumulo
3 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (85.96%) Selenium
2 45 (78.95%) Jenkins
3 43 (75.44%) Cucumber
4 39 (68.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (56.14%) Appium
6 29 (50.88%) SoapUI
7 27 (47.37%) JMeter
8 25 (43.86%) Ranorex
9 24 (42.11%) Buildbot
10 17 (29.82%) JIRA
11 15 (26.32%) Gatling
11 15 (26.32%) NeoLoad
11 15 (26.32%) WebLOAD
12 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.04%) JBehave
14 7 (12.28%) Calabash
14 7 (12.28%) JUnit
14 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.28%) WatiN
15 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Developer in Test
3 16 (28.07%) Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Automation Tester
5 11 (19.30%) Lead Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Lead Software Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Software Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Software Tester
7 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Architect
9 6 (10.53%) C# Architect
9 6 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
9 6 (10.53%) Java Architect
9 6 (10.53%) Test Architect
9 6 (10.53%) Test Automation Architect
9 6 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Java Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) JSON
1 10 (17.54%) Web Services
1 10 (17.54%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) Gherkin
3 7 (12.28%) Behat
3 7 (12.28%) SOAP
4 6 (10.53%) .NET
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.26%) JAX-RS
7 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
7 3 (5.26%) Sass
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.51%) CSS
8 2 (3.51%) HTML
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) React
8 2 (3.51%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.53%) User Experience
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Fintech
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) IPTV
6 1 (1.75%) STB
6 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Test Automation
2 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (61.40%) Software Testing
4 35 (61.40%) TDD
5 34 (59.65%) BDD
5 34 (59.65%) Scrum
6 28 (49.12%) Kanban
7 24 (42.11%) DSDM
7 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 21 (36.84%) Mentoring
9 20 (35.09%) SDET
10 18 (31.58%) DevOps
11 14 (24.56%) Scenario Testing
12 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
13 12 (21.05%) Open Source
14 9 (15.79%) Line Management
14 9 (15.79%) Performance Testing
14 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (15.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Ruby
2 36 (63.16%) Java
3 35 (61.40%) Python
4 32 (56.14%) C
5 30 (52.63%) C#
6 25 (43.86%) C++
7 24 (42.11%) PHP
7 24 (42.11%) Scala
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
10 9 (15.79%) Perl
11 2 (3.51%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Google
2 8 (14.04%) CA Agile Central
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Capita