Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 211 239
Rank change year-on-year -5 +28 -25
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.023% 0.089% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -40.91%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £33,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -46.88% +45.45%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 950 797 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.64% 17.79% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 812 727 785
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,125 £72,500 £71,625
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.23% +10.41% -

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in Hertfordshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WATIR in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for WATIR in Hertfordshire

WATIR
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
WATIR
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA