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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 66 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing W3C 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% 0.27% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.73% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £17,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
216 137 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.24% 36.53% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 178 97 79
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) Semantic HTML
3 9 (69.23%) Retail
3 9 (69.23%) XHTML
4 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 6 (46.15%) JSTL
5 6 (46.15%) User Experience
6 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
7 4 (30.77%) Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
8 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 3 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (23.08%) Zend
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (15.38%) OO PHP

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) Semantic HTML
3 9 (69.23%) XHTML
4 6 (46.15%) JSTL
4 6 (46.15%) JSP
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Laravel
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 2 (15.38%) LESS
7 2 (15.38%) Smarty
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Symfony
7 2 (15.38%) RSS
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter