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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 220 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing W3C 36 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.22% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 44
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
2412 2133 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 31.50% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1763 1957
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -19 15 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Merseyside +17 10 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheshire -7 9 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Lancashire +2 2 £32,500 +18.18% 1
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 65 (86.67%) HTML
1 65 (86.67%) CSS
2 46 (61.33%) MVC
3 44 (58.67%) .NET
4 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
5 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
6 37 (49.33%) SQL
7 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (37.33%) C#
9 26 (34.67%) XML
10 25 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 25 (33.33%) jQuery
11 19 (25.33%) Ajax
11 19 (25.33%) MySQL
11 19 (25.33%) CMS
12 18 (24.00%) Internet
12 18 (24.00%) E-Commerce
13 17 (22.67%) XHTML
13 17 (22.67%) WordPress
13 17 (22.67%) HTML5
14 16 (21.33%) Zend
15 15 (20.00%) LINQ
15 15 (20.00%) Umbraco
15 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (18.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (18.67%) Sitecore
16 14 (18.67%) XSLT
16 14 (18.67%) IIS
16 14 (18.67%) Intranet
16 14 (18.67%) PhoneGap

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (25.33%) CMS
2 17 (22.67%) WordPress
3 15 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 14 (18.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (18.67%) IIS
5 10 (13.33%) Drupal
6 4 (5.33%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.33%) nginx
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.33%) Fireworks
4 3 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Internet
2 14 (18.67%) Intranet
3 5 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) MySQL
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.00%) Sublime Text
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Games
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.33%) Web Developer
4 16 (21.33%) C# Developer
5 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (17.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Designer
7 8 (10.67%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.33%) ColdFusion Developer
9 4 (5.33%) User Experience Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Web Designer
10 3 (4.00%) Programmer
10 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.67%) PHP Programmer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (86.67%) HTML
1 65 (86.67%) CSS
2 44 (58.67%) .NET
3 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (34.67%) XML
5 25 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 25 (33.33%) jQuery
6 19 (25.33%) Ajax
7 17 (22.67%) XHTML
7 17 (22.67%) HTML5
8 15 (20.00%) LINQ
8 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (18.67%) XSLT
9 14 (18.67%) PhoneGap
9 14 (18.67%) Razor View Engine
9 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (16.00%) Web Services
11 10 (13.33%) CSS3
12 9 (12.00%) REST
12 9 (12.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
1 11 (14.67%) User Experience
2 5 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.00%) EMV
3 3 (4.00%) APACS
4 2 (2.67%) Open Source
4 2 (2.67%) New Media
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.33%) Debian
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) MVC
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.00%) OO
4 12 (16.00%) Validation
4 12 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (10.67%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) OOP
5 8 (10.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (10.67%) Line Management
6 7 (9.33%) User Stories
6 7 (9.33%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.67%) Web Development
7 5 (6.67%) SOA
8 4 (5.33%) SEO
8 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.33%) Android Development
9 3 (4.00%) OWASP
9 3 (4.00%) Pay per click
10 2 (2.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) C#
4 13 (17.33%) PHP
5 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) PHP5
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) MCSE
2 3 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) WCAG
2 1 (1.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Zend
2 14 (18.67%) Sitecore
3 7 (9.33%) Adobe
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) Capita
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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