The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 56
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
WATIR
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.77% 17.20% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 68
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WATIR
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Lancashire