Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 714 1031 1088
Rank change year-on-year +317 +57 +35
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 39 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.029% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.017% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 46
Median annual salary - £40,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.69% +15.57%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -9.41% -19.05%

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 11,574 25,742 32,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.13% 19.03% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,664 20,469 26,111
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 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 29 November 2020. 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
England +317 2 - -
UK excluding London +250 1 - -
London +235 1 - -
North of England +126 1 - -
Yorkshire +85 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Bigtable
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) Gatling
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber

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 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Gatling
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL