The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 205 200 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Permanent jobs citing W3C 8 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.037% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.13% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 19
Average salary £25,875 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.22% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £34,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,550 £42,897
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1258 1558 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.07% 28.55% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1341 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

W3C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

W3C Salary Trend in the West Midlands

W3C
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Worcestershire - 6 £25,500 -
Coventry - 2 £25,875 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (54.55%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (45.45%) SEO
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) PHP5
7 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (18.18%) Flash
7 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
7 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) Games
8 1 (9.09%) MVC

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Front-End Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Accessibility
1 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) SEO
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PHP5
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree