The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 112
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
WATIR
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
282 259 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.86% 11.99% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 242 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WATIR
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Birmingham