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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 223 202 230
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing W3C 32 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.56% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 39
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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
2486 2248 2557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.62% 33.06% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 1814 2249
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £50,000 £50,450
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 18 December 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 December 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 -29 20 £36,000 - 3
Merseyside +12 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Lancashire +2 4 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Cheshire -10 3 £35,000 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (94.12%) HTML
1 64 (94.12%) CSS
2 47 (69.12%) JavaScript
3 43 (63.24%) .NET
4 39 (57.35%) MVC
5 36 (52.94%) SQL
6 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 33 (48.53%) .NET Framework
8 31 (45.59%) jQuery
9 29 (42.65%) XML
9 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (39.71%) C#
11 24 (35.29%) HTML5
12 23 (33.82%) XHTML
13 21 (30.88%) Photoshop
14 20 (29.41%) Ajax
14 20 (29.41%) IIS
15 19 (27.94%) MySQL
15 19 (27.94%) CSS3
16 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
17 17 (25.00%) Intranet
17 17 (25.00%) CMS
17 17 (25.00%) LINQ
18 16 (23.53%) Progressive Enhancement
18 16 (23.53%) Internet
18 16 (23.53%) XSLT
19 14 (20.59%) Linux
19 14 (20.59%) Web Design
20 13 (19.12%) Adobe
20 13 (19.12%) PHP

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (29.41%) IIS
2 17 (25.00%) CMS
3 13 (19.12%) Drupal
4 10 (14.71%) Umbraco
5 9 (13.24%) WordPress
6 5 (7.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (7.35%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.41%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Intranet
2 16 (23.53%) Internet
3 7 (10.29%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
1 9 (13.24%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) Web Developer
3 30 (44.12%) .NET Developer
4 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (22.06%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Designer
7 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Web Designer
9 6 (8.82%) PHP Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.41%) UX Designer
11 3 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Photoshop Designer
12 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Head of User Experience
12 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
12 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (94.12%) HTML
1 64 (94.12%) CSS
2 43 (63.24%) .NET
3 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (48.53%) .NET Framework
5 31 (45.59%) jQuery
6 29 (42.65%) XML
7 24 (35.29%) HTML5
8 23 (33.82%) XHTML
9 20 (29.41%) Ajax
10 19 (27.94%) CSS3
11 17 (25.00%) LINQ
12 16 (23.53%) XSLT
13 10 (14.71%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (13.24%) REST
14 9 (13.24%) SOAP
14 9 (13.24%) WCF
15 8 (11.76%) Flash
15 8 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
16 7 (10.29%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) EMV
3 3 (4.41%) APACS
3 3 (4.41%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) New Media
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) MVC
2 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 16 (23.53%) Progressive Enhancement
5 14 (20.59%) Web Design
6 12 (17.65%) Validation
7 10 (14.71%) OO
8 9 (13.24%) Web Development
9 7 (10.29%) Line Management
9 7 (10.29%) SEO
9 7 (10.29%) SOA
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
11 5 (7.35%) OOP
11 5 (7.35%) B2B
11 5 (7.35%) CRM
11 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.35%) User Stories
12 4 (5.88%) Email Marketing
12 4 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) JavaScript
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) C#
4 13 (19.12%) PHP
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) MCP
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) WCAG
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) WAI
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Adobe
1 13 (19.12%) Zend
2 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.35%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.88%) Eloqua
4 4 (5.88%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Capita
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
7 1 (1.47%) Sencha
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