Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 581 606
Rank change year-on-year +33 +25 -45
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 7 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.048% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.27% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 35
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +50.68%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,625 £57,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6278 6212 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 17.65% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 5489 6379
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WATIR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the South East

WATIR
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WATIR in the South East

WATIR
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WATIR in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WATIR in the South East

WATIR
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Hampshire +5 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Thames Valley - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +2 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Capybara
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 3 (42.86%) ATDD
5 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) RSpec
5 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) Protractor
5 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Context-Driven Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Capybara
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (42.86%) Protractor
4 3 (42.86%) RSpec
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
6 1 (14.29%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
1 3 (42.86%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ATDD
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Context-Driven Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik