Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 334 359
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -30
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.037% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.20% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
South West median annual salary £53,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.33% - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2435 2050 2269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.73% 18.75% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 1767 1914
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 West

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Bristol - 11 £53,000 -
Gloucestershire +26 3 - -
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (92.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 10 (71.43%) SaaS
4 10 (71.43%) PaaS
4 10 (71.43%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) SpecFlow
4 10 (71.43%) Behat
4 10 (71.43%) Jasmine
4 10 (71.43%) Capybara
4 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 10 (71.43%) IaaS
4 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 10 (71.43%) JSON
4 10 (71.43%) Mercurial
4 10 (71.43%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) SSL
4 10 (71.43%) ISEB

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 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (71.43%) IaaS
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (71.43%) PaaS
1 10 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (71.43%) Capybara
3 10 (71.43%) Jasmine
3 10 (71.43%) Mercurial
3 10 (71.43%) Protractor
3 10 (71.43%) SpecFlow
3 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) JMeter
General
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Automation Tester
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Tester
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Junior QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 10 (71.43%) Behat
1 10 (71.43%) JSON
1 10 (71.43%) React
1 10 (71.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (71.43%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (57.14%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) CA Agile Central