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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 212 214
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 8 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.50% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 3.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 2
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  

WATIR is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 771 917 791
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.51% 14.92% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 662 805 700
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing WATIR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +10 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) RSpec
2 7 (63.64%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Hudson
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) JAX-RS
2 7 (63.64%) RESTEasy
2 7 (63.64%) HornetQ
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) WildFly
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) GlassFish
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
2 7 (63.64%) Java EE
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Billing
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby

WATIR
Top Related 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 7 (63.64%) GlassFish
1 7 (63.64%) JBoss
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (63.64%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
1 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Hudson
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) RSpec
3 4 (36.36%) eggPlant
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) Ranorex
3 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) TestNG
General
1 7 (63.64%) Billing
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Java Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
1 7 (63.64%) HornetQ
1 7 (63.64%) Java EE
1 7 (63.64%) JAX-RS
1 7 (63.64%) JMS
1 7 (63.64%) RESTEasy
1 7 (63.64%) RESTful
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) JPA
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (63.64%) DSDM
2 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Single Customer View
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 11 days ago