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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1193 1011 791
Rank change year-on-year -182 -220 +236
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 32 4 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.082% 0.017% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
10th Percentile - - £36,875
25th Percentile £110,000 £46,250 £44,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £120,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +152.63% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile - £48,750 £53,750
90th Percentile - - £60,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £120,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +152.63% -9.52% +10.53%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 38,942 24,042 13,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.72% 20.98% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15,625 15,490 10,572
10th Percentile £37,885 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the UK

WATIR
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WATIR.

Salary trend for WATIR in the UK

WATIR
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -177 32 £120,000 +152.63% 1
London - 28 £110,000 -
UK excluding London -107 4 £120,000 +152.63% 1
North of England - 4 £120,000 -
North West - 4 £120,000 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WATIR.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
1 32 (100.00%) SOAP
1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) XML
1 32 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
1 32 (100.00%) Agile
1 32 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 32 (100.00%) Test Management
1 32 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 32 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 32 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 32 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 32 (100.00%) WatiN
1 32 (100.00%) JBehave
1 32 (100.00%) Open Source
1 32 (100.00%) BDD
1 32 (100.00%) Behat
1 32 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 32 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 32 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 32 (100.00%) Calabash
1 32 (100.00%) JSON
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
1 32 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 32 (100.00%) Appium

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) MongoDB
1 22 (68.75%) MySQL
1 22 (68.75%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Appium
1 32 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 32 (100.00%) Calabash
1 32 (100.00%) JBehave
1 32 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
1 32 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 32 (100.00%) WatiN
2 22 (68.75%) Cucumber
2 22 (68.75%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) NUnit
3 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 18 (56.25%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Architect
1 28 (87.50%) Test Architect
2 10 (31.25%) C# Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Java Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Behat
1 32 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 32 (100.00%) JSON
1 32 (100.00%) SOAP
1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile
1 32 (100.00%) BDD
1 32 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 32 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 32 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 32 (100.00%) Open Source
1 32 (100.00%) Presales
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
1 32 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 32 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 32 (100.00%) Test Management
1 32 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 18 (56.25%) Use Case
3 17 (53.13%) DevOps
4 14 (43.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 10 (31.25%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Python
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Hitachi