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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 183 191
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.052% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.37% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
717 547 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.25% 14.30% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 618 478 578
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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