The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 207 215 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing W3C 38 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.44% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.33% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 56
Average salary £36,000 £33,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
W3C
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2302 2187 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.39% 33.12% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1748 2193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

W3C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

W3C Salary Trend in the North West

W3C
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing W3C across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

W3C Salary Histogram in the North West

W3C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Manchester -10 15 £36,000 - 3
Lancashire +4 9 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Merseyside +12 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Cheshire -6 7 £45,000 +28.57%
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 60 (95.24%) HTML
1 60 (95.24%) CSS
2 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 36 (57.14%) .NET
4 33 (52.38%) jQuery
5 32 (50.79%) XHTML
6 31 (49.21%) SQL
7 30 (47.62%) MVC
8 28 (44.44%) C#
8 28 (44.44%) .NET Framework
9 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 23 (36.51%) Photoshop
10 23 (36.51%) HTML5
11 21 (33.33%) XML
12 19 (30.16%) Web Design
12 19 (30.16%) CSS3
12 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (28.57%) CMS
13 18 (28.57%) IIS
14 17 (26.98%) MySQL
14 17 (26.98%) E-Commerce
15 16 (25.40%) Linux
16 14 (22.22%) Ajax
16 14 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
17 13 (20.63%) LINQ
17 13 (20.63%) Flash
17 13 (20.63%) PHP
17 13 (20.63%) Intranet
17 13 (20.63%) Adobe
18 12 (19.05%) Internet

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (28.57%) CMS
1 18 (28.57%) IIS
2 9 (14.29%) Drupal
3 8 (12.70%) Umbraco
3 8 (12.70%) WordPress
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (6.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Intranet
2 12 (19.05%) Internet
3 7 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) MySQL
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 30 (47.62%) Web Developer
3 26 (41.27%) .NET Developer
4 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Designer
6 12 (19.05%) .NET Web Developer
6 12 (19.05%) Web Designer
7 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.11%) PHP Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Photoshop Designer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.35%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (4.76%) UX Designer
12 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Head of User Experience
12 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Junior
12 2 (3.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (95.24%) HTML
1 60 (95.24%) CSS
2 36 (57.14%) .NET
3 33 (52.38%) jQuery
4 32 (50.79%) XHTML
5 28 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 23 (36.51%) HTML5
8 21 (33.33%) XML
9 19 (30.16%) CSS3
10 14 (22.22%) Ajax
11 13 (20.63%) Flash
11 13 (20.63%) LINQ
12 12 (19.05%) XSLT
13 9 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (11.11%) DHTML
14 7 (11.11%) SOAP
14 7 (11.11%) REST
15 5 (7.94%) LAMP
15 5 (7.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.17%) New Media
3 2 (3.17%) EMV
3 2 (3.17%) APACS
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) MVC
2 19 (30.16%) Web Design
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (15.87%) Validation
5 10 (15.87%) Web Development
6 9 (14.29%) OO
7 7 (11.11%) SEO
7 7 (11.11%) SOA
7 7 (11.11%) Web Usability
8 5 (7.94%) Line Management
8 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.94%) OOP
8 5 (7.94%) B2B
8 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) Email Marketing
9 4 (6.35%) Content Management
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 4 (6.35%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) C#
4 13 (20.63%) PHP
5 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) MCP
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) WCAG
2 4 (6.35%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Adobe
2 9 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (11.11%) Zend
4 4 (6.35%) EPiServer
4 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.35%) Eloqua
5 2 (3.17%) Capita
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) Sencha
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