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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 63 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing W3C 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.58% 0.37% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 0.85% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
197 236 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.40% 44.03% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 144 205 103
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,050 £50,100
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 31 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (57.14%) Ember.js
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (14.29%) JSP
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Flash
6 1 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Java

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Bower
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Ember.js
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
3 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
4 1 (14.29%) Grails
4 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iDTV
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Zend