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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 252
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
WATIR
England

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
1137 1223 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.50% 18.58% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1045 929
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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