The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 44 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing CSS 14 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.58% 3.92% 9.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 12.07% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 38
Average salary £46,250 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.17% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
CSS
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.69% 32.49% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 115 144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

CSS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

CSS Salary Trend in Luton

CSS
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

CSS Salary Histogram in Luton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (66.67%) C#
4 24 (61.54%) XML
4 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (51.28%) TDD
6 19 (48.72%) CMS
6 19 (48.72%) SQL
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 18 (46.15%) MVC
7 18 (46.15%) WCF
7 18 (46.15%) jQuery
8 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
9 16 (41.03%) Web Services
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (38.46%) VB
10 15 (38.46%) Java
10 15 (38.46%) Scrum
11 14 (35.90%) Subversion
12 12 (30.77%) TeamCity
12 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
12 12 (30.77%) WSDL
12 12 (30.77%) C
12 12 (30.77%) XSLT
13 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 19 (48.72%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
2 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (35.90%) Subversion
4 12 (30.77%) TeamCity
5 8 (20.51%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 6 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.26%) UI Programmer
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 24 (61.54%) XML
4 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 18 (46.15%) WCF
4 18 (46.15%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) Web Services
6 12 (30.77%) XSLT
6 12 (30.77%) WSDL
7 8 (20.51%) Classic ASP
8 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (10.26%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.69%) LAMP
10 3 (7.69%) XHTML
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 18 (46.15%) MVC
4 15 (38.46%) Scrum
5 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.51%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) BCP
10 5 (12.82%) B2B
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (10.26%) B2C
11 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.13%) CRM
12 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Web Development
13 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 26 (66.67%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) VB
5 12 (30.77%) C
6 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
6 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.95%) PHP
7 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.38%) VB6
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Lumesse
4 1 (2.56%) Progress
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) hybris