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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 243
Permanent jobs citing WATIR 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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
1172 1105 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.31% 15.74% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 996 962 942
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA