The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 58 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing W3C 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.59% 0.75% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 2.54% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
W3C
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 197 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.31% 29.49% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 132 175 199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £52,400 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing W3C across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

W3C
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing W3C across the Merseyside region.

W3C Salary Trend in Merseyside

W3C
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 3 £40,000 +3.22%
W3C
North West

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing W3C 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 W3C.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 11 (73.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Information Architecture
5 7 (46.67%) User Experience
5 7 (46.67%) User Stories
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) XHTML
7 4 (26.67%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) HTTP
7 4 (26.67%) Android
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing W3C 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 W3C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) UX Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Android Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) CSS3
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) XHTML
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Android SDK
5 3 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 11 (73.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 7 (46.67%) Information Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Android Development
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe