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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 229 214 213
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing W3C 25 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.53% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 29
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
2403 2154 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.07% 31.89% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1961 1758 1990
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Manchester -32 12 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Cheshire -10 8 £29,500 +3.50% 1
Merseyside +19 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 - 1
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (83.05%) HTML
1 49 (83.05%) CSS
2 35 (59.32%) .NET
3 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
4 33 (55.93%) MVC
5 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
5 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (45.76%) SQL
7 23 (38.98%) XML
8 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
9 20 (33.90%) jQuery
10 19 (32.20%) C#
11 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
11 17 (28.81%) HTML5
11 17 (28.81%) Ajax
12 16 (27.12%) Internet
13 13 (22.03%) Intranet
13 13 (22.03%) Zend
13 13 (22.03%) LINQ
14 12 (20.34%) CMS
14 12 (20.34%) XHTML
14 12 (20.34%) XSLT
14 12 (20.34%) IIS
14 12 (20.34%) MySQL
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.64%) Photoshop
15 11 (18.64%) Web Services
15 11 (18.64%) OO
15 11 (18.64%) Validation
15 11 (18.64%) Drupal

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (20.34%) CMS
1 12 (20.34%) IIS
2 11 (18.64%) Drupal
3 8 (13.56%) Umbraco
4 7 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (11.86%) WordPress
5 4 (6.78%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Photoshop
2 8 (13.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.78%) Fireworks
4 3 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Internet
2 13 (22.03%) Intranet
3 4 (6.78%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) MySQL
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Web Developer
4 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (18.64%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Designer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.78%) ColdFusion Developer
9 4 (6.78%) PHP Developer
9 4 (6.78%) UX Designer
9 4 (6.78%) Android Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Head of User Experience
12 1 (1.69%) Digital Designer
12 1 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) HTML
1 49 (83.05%) CSS
2 35 (59.32%) .NET
3 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
4 23 (38.98%) XML
5 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
6 20 (33.90%) jQuery
7 17 (28.81%) HTML5
7 17 (28.81%) Ajax
8 13 (22.03%) LINQ
9 12 (20.34%) XHTML
9 12 (20.34%) XSLT
10 11 (18.64%) Web Services
11 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 9 (15.25%) WCF
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.56%) SOAP
13 8 (13.56%) REST
14 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (11.86%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) User Experience
2 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.08%) EMV
4 3 (5.08%) APACS
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) New Media
6 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) MVC
2 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.64%) OO
4 11 (18.64%) Validation
4 11 (18.64%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 8 (13.56%) Line Management
6 7 (11.86%) User Stories
6 7 (11.86%) Information Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (6.78%) SOA
8 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
9 3 (5.08%) OWASP
9 3 (5.08%) SEO
9 3 (5.08%) Web Design
10 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) C#
4 7 (11.86%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) PHP5
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) WCAG
2 1 (1.69%) WAI
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Zend
2 8 (13.56%) Adobe
3 7 (11.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Capita
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