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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 432 447
Rank change year-on-year +40 +15  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.038% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.069% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 21
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

WATIR is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2896 3251 3484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.84% 17.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5631 6547 6521
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,150 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £63,750 £64,175
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 -
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) Telerik
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) ATM
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
4 1 (14.29%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Test Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Telerik