The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 65 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing W3C 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.68% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
W3C
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
213 148 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.37% 38.95% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 160 116 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing W3C across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

W3C
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing W3C across the Watford region.

W3C Salary Trend in Watford

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) Semantic HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Web Development
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) XHTML
5 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
5 7 (43.75%) Web Design
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
6 6 (37.50%) User Experience
6 6 (37.50%) JSTL
6 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (37.50%) JSP
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) WCAG
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter
8 3 (18.75%) Laravel

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) Semantic HTML
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) XHTML
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
6 6 (37.50%) JSTL
6 6 (37.50%) JSP
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (18.75%) Smarty
8 3 (18.75%) Laravel
8 3 (18.75%) Sass
8 3 (18.75%) LESS
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Symfony
8 3 (18.75%) RSS
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Web Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Design
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) OOP
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
5 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Twitter
2 3 (18.75%) Zend