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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 211 199 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing W3C 31 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.73% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 53
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
2291 2249 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.46% 33.68% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1745 2005
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Cheshire +2 11 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire +9 7 £26,500 -18.46%
Merseyside +4 7 £37,500 +33.92%
Manchester -10 6 £35,000 -2.77% 4
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 57 (95.00%) HTML
1 57 (95.00%) CSS
2 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 37 (61.67%) jQuery
4 34 (56.67%) .NET
5 33 (55.00%) XHTML
6 28 (46.67%) SQL
6 28 (46.67%) C#
7 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
8 24 (40.00%) HTML5
8 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 23 (38.33%) MVC
10 21 (35.00%) Web Design
11 20 (33.33%) Photoshop
12 19 (31.67%) IIS
13 18 (30.00%) CMS
13 18 (30.00%) CSS3
14 17 (28.33%) Linux
15 16 (26.67%) MySQL
15 16 (26.67%) PHP
16 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (25.00%) XML
17 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
17 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
18 13 (21.67%) Ajax
18 13 (21.67%) Progressive Enhancement
19 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
20 11 (18.33%) Internet
20 11 (18.33%) Flash
20 11 (18.33%) LINQ

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (31.67%) IIS
2 18 (30.00%) CMS
3 7 (11.67%) Apache
4 6 (10.00%) WordPress
4 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (10.00%) Drupal
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Internet
2 10 (16.67%) Intranet
3 6 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) Web Developer
3 25 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 16 (26.67%) Designer
5 13 (21.67%) Web Designer
5 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
7 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Photoshop Designer
9 5 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) UX Designer
11 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) HTML
1 57 (95.00%) CSS
2 37 (61.67%) jQuery
3 34 (56.67%) .NET
4 33 (55.00%) XHTML
5 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 24 (40.00%) HTML5
6 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (30.00%) CSS3
8 15 (25.00%) XML
9 13 (21.67%) Ajax
10 11 (18.33%) Flash
10 11 (18.33%) LINQ
11 10 (16.67%) XSLT
12 7 (11.67%) DHTML
12 7 (11.67%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (10.00%) REST
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (10.00%) SOAP
14 5 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) New Media
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) APACS
4 1 (1.67%) EMV
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) MVC
2 21 (35.00%) Web Design
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (21.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (16.67%) Web Development
7 9 (15.00%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) Validation
8 7 (11.67%) OOP
8 7 (11.67%) SEO
8 7 (11.67%) Web Usability
9 6 (10.00%) SOA
10 5 (8.33%) CRM
10 5 (8.33%) B2B
10 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.67%) Line Management
11 4 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (6.67%) Email Marketing
11 4 (6.67%) Content Management
11 4 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 28 (46.67%) C#
3 16 (26.67%) PHP
4 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) WCAG
2 4 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 10 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (6.67%) Eloqua
2 4 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 4 (6.67%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Capita
4 1 (1.67%) Sencha
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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