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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 195 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing W3C 16 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £22,000 £23,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.37% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
1501 1376 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.47% 30.96% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1145 1202
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing W3C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

W3C Salary Histogram 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 27 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
Coventry - 6 £22,000 -
Shropshire -11 3 - -
Staffordshire -3 2 £36,500 +69.76%
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) jQuery
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) CSS
3 22 (68.75%) User Experience
4 20 (62.50%) PHP
5 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 15 (46.88%) C#
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (46.88%) HTML5
5 15 (46.88%) CSS3
6 14 (43.75%) Web Development
6 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
8 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (34.38%) Analytics
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (34.38%) Change Control
9 11 (34.38%) Google Analytics
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (34.38%) Back Office
9 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 11 (34.38%) Google
9 11 (34.38%) Pay per click
9 11 (34.38%) Project Management
9 11 (34.38%) SSL
9 11 (34.38%) SEO
9 11 (34.38%) .NET
9 11 (34.38%) Flash
9 11 (34.38%) XHTML

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) JIRA
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Back Office
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Junior Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Junior
3 11 (34.38%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
5 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 6 (18.75%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) jQuery
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) HTML5
3 15 (46.88%) CSS3
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 11 (34.38%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) Flash
4 11 (34.38%) XHTML
5 4 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Web Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (34.38%) Analytics
4 11 (34.38%) Change Control
4 11 (34.38%) SEO
4 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Pay per click
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (62.50%) PHP
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
4 11 (34.38%) VB
5 7 (21.88%) ActionScript
5 7 (21.88%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
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