Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 892 885 1006
Rank change year-on-year -7 +121 +135
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 1 27 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.028% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.006% 0.14% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 48
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 17,907 18,686 28,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.79% 19.57% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,584 14,908 22,946
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 2 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 18 May 2021. 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
London +38 1 - -
England +10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Bigtable
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling

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 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL