The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing CSS 16 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 29.09% 52.94% 36.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.71% 75.00% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 13
Average salary - £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
CSS
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 63.64% 70.59% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 22
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CSS across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

CSS
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

CSS Salary Trend in Hitchin

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region citing CSS 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 CSS.

1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 24 (75.00%) Finance
3 20 (62.50%) MVC
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) J2EE
4 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 19 (59.38%) XML
4 19 (59.38%) Hibernate
4 19 (59.38%) Spring
5 15 (46.88%) COBOL
5 15 (46.88%) Delphi
5 15 (46.88%) VB
5 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (46.88%) Struts
5 15 (46.88%) UML
5 15 (46.88%) JBoss
5 15 (46.88%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (46.88%) Tuxedo
5 15 (46.88%) N-Tier
5 15 (46.88%) SOA
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) BEA
5 15 (46.88%) Middleware
5 15 (46.88%) Micro Focus

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region citing CSS 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 CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (46.88%) JBoss
1 15 (46.88%) Tuxedo
1 15 (46.88%) AquaLogic
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (21.88%) MySQL
4 5 (15.63%) RavenDB
4 5 (15.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) MSTest
3 5 (15.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
3 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
3 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Senior Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Analyst
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (46.88%) Analyst Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
5 8 (25.00%) PHP Developer
6 7 (21.88%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (9.38%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
1 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 19 (59.38%) XML
2 19 (59.38%) J2EE
2 19 (59.38%) Hibernate
2 19 (59.38%) Spring
3 15 (46.88%) JSF
3 15 (46.88%) JPA
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (46.88%) Struts
3 15 (46.88%) Middleware
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (25.00%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) LAMP
7 5 (15.63%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
7 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) MVC
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) UML
2 15 (46.88%) BPEL
2 15 (46.88%) SOA
2 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
3 12 (37.50%) OOP
4 8 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) CQRS
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) COBOL
3 15 (46.88%) Delphi
3 15 (46.88%) VB
3 15 (46.88%) VB6
4 8 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSD
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) BEA
2 15 (46.88%) Micro Focus