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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 264 233
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.078% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
1245 1278 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.35% 17.38% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1096 860
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WATIR across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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