The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / North West
Rank - 230 250
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.073% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1280 1063 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.55% 19.30% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 934 1152
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WATIR
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WATIR Salary Trend in the North West

WATIR
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) RubyMine
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) RubyMine
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef