The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 209 208 189
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing W3C 36 37 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.91% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 41
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1916 1936 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.92% 26.67% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1607 1728
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
W3C
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Merseyside +5 12 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Manchester -15 12 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Cheshire -1 11 £30,000 - 1
Lancashire -4 1 £32,500 +18.18% 2
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 81 (85.26%) HTML
1 81 (85.26%) CSS
2 60 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 55 (57.89%) .NET
3 55 (57.89%) MVC
4 50 (52.63%) SQL
5 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET
6 41 (43.16%) C#
7 34 (35.79%) XML
8 33 (34.74%) .NET Framework
9 31 (32.63%) jQuery
9 31 (32.63%) HTML5
10 28 (29.47%) XHTML
11 27 (28.42%) Ajax
12 25 (26.32%) Internet
13 24 (25.26%) E-Commerce
13 24 (25.26%) MySQL
14 23 (24.21%) PHP
14 23 (24.21%) CMS
15 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
16 21 (22.11%) XSLT
17 20 (21.05%) LINQ
17 20 (21.05%) CSS3
18 19 (20.00%) WordPress
18 19 (20.00%) Intranet
19 18 (18.95%) IIS
19 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (16.84%) OO
21 15 (15.79%) Web Services
21 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (24.21%) CMS
2 19 (20.00%) WordPress
3 18 (18.95%) IIS
4 13 (13.68%) Umbraco
5 12 (12.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (6.32%) Drupal
7 4 (4.21%) ColdFusion
8 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.11%) Apache
9 2 (2.11%) nginx
9 2 (2.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.16%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) Internet
2 19 (20.00%) Intranet
3 6 (6.32%) HTTP
4 3 (3.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) MySQL
2 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) PhoneGap
2 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.16%) Sublime Text
3 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.16%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.16%) Subversion
3 3 (3.16%) MyEclipse
4 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.11%) Grunt
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Games
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (89.47%) Developer
2 33 (34.74%) Web Developer
3 28 (29.47%) .NET Developer
4 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (17.89%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
7 11 (11.58%) PHP Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Programmer
10 4 (4.21%) Web Designer
10 4 (4.21%) ColdFusion Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.16%) UI Programmer
11 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.16%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.11%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (85.26%) HTML
1 81 (85.26%) CSS
2 55 (57.89%) .NET
3 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET
4 34 (35.79%) XML
5 33 (34.74%) .NET Framework
6 31 (32.63%) jQuery
6 31 (32.63%) HTML5
7 28 (29.47%) XHTML
8 27 (28.42%) Ajax
9 21 (22.11%) XSLT
10 20 (21.05%) LINQ
10 20 (21.05%) CSS3
11 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (15.79%) Web Services
12 14 (14.74%) DHTML
13 13 (13.68%) SOAP
14 12 (12.63%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.21%) EMV
2 4 (4.21%) NHS
2 4 (4.21%) APACS
3 3 (3.16%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.16%) New Media
4 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.11%) RIA
4 2 (2.11%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.11%) UNIX
4 2 (2.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) MVC
2 24 (25.26%) E-Commerce
3 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.84%) OO
5 14 (14.74%) Validation
5 14 (14.74%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (9.47%) OOP
8 8 (8.42%) Scrum
8 8 (8.42%) Information Architecture
8 8 (8.42%) User Stories
9 7 (7.37%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) Web Design
10 6 (6.32%) SEO
10 6 (6.32%) SOA
11 5 (5.26%) UML
11 5 (5.26%) Pay per click
11 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.21%) Android Development
12 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 50 (52.63%) SQL
3 41 (43.16%) C#
4 23 (24.21%) PHP
5 14 (14.74%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) PHP5
7 2 (2.11%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) MCP
2 7 (7.37%) MCSE
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) WCAG
2 1 (1.05%) WAI
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Zend
2 12 (12.63%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Adobe
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle
5 4 (4.21%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) Google
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