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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 212 227 210
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing W3C 20 31 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.48% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.26% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 58
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
2271 2459 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 37.86% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1952 1969
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,936 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 16 £42,500 +21.42%
Cheshire +21 2 £27,750 -26.00%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 18 (64.29%) C#
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) MVC
3 18 (64.29%) jQuery
3 18 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) N-Tier
6 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (35.71%) CSS3
8 10 (35.71%) HTML5
9 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) Degree
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) XHTML
11 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (25.00%) Internet
11 7 (25.00%) Web Development
12 6 (21.43%) Ajax
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) DOM
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Fiddler
2 3 (10.71%) Firebug
2 3 (10.71%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 2 (7.14%) SEO Executive
9 1 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 18 (64.29%) jQuery
4 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (35.71%) CSS3
5 10 (35.71%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) XHTML
7 6 (21.43%) Ajax
7 6 (21.43%) DOM
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (17.86%) LESS
8 5 (17.86%) Sass
9 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) XML
10 2 (7.14%) WinForms
11 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) N-Tier
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.71%) EPoS
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.57%) iPad
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
1 18 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Web Development
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) High Availability
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 4 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe