The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 240 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.037% 0.054% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1164 1090 1215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 21.77% 19.58% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 985 961 1024
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WATIR in Yorkshire

WATIR
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
WATIR
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WatiN
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Slack
3 1 (33.33%) Buildbot
3 1 (33.33%) G Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

WATIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) WatiN
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Buildbot
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google