Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 288 316
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +5
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.022% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 1.79% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 15
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £28,600 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,600 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,329 1,959 1,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.67% 19.54% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,047 1,685 1,487
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,350 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in the West Midlands

WATIR
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WATIR in the West Midlands

WATIR
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WATIR in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WATIR in the West Midlands

WATIR
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Birmingham -31 2 £50,000 - 1
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Collateral Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Collateral Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA