The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 191
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -34.54%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
708 547 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.68% 14.85% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 664 474 611
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WATIR
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WATIR Salary Trend in Manchester

WATIR
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) openSUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell