The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 185 172 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.073% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
597 593 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.87% 14.38% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 517 490
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
WATIR
North West

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 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WatiN
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WatiN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB