The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 257 -
Rank change year-on-year +48 -  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.017% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 0.091% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.54%  

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1182 1097 1149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.24% 18.64% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 940 1003
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing WATIR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the South West

WATIR
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WATIR in the South West

WATIR
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WATIR in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WATIR in the South West

WATIR
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Bristol - 11 £47,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +3 5 £37,500 -21.05%
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) Selenium
3 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
4 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
5 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
6 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (52.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (52.94%) JIRA
7 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
7 9 (52.94%) DevOps
8 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
9 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
9 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
9 7 (41.18%) Perl
9 7 (41.18%) Python
9 7 (41.18%) JMeter
10 6 (35.29%) ISEB
10 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (35.29%) Windows
10 6 (35.29%) Linux
10 6 (35.29%) OO
10 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
10 6 (35.29%) Puppet
10 6 (35.29%) Behat
10 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
10 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
10 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (35.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Apache Accumulo
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 9 (52.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) JMeter
5 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
5 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (35.29%) Capybara
7 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
7 5 (29.41%) Protractor
8 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
10 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 1 (5.88%) WatiN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Behat
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) React
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CA Agile Central
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