The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1023 1156 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.69% 16.16% 17.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.68% 36.78% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 868 941 1144
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
CSS
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CSS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CSS Salary Trend in the North West

CSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CSS Salary Histogram in the North West

CSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester +1 551 £37,500 +7.14% 141
Cheshire +2 262 £40,000 +23.07% 73
Lancashire +2 132 £34,500 +3.75% 44
Merseyside -1 71 £31,250 -10.71% 28
Cumbria -5 1 £42,500 +39.34% 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2028 (97.64%) HTML
2 1637 (78.82%) JavaScript
3 1040 (50.07%) jQuery
4 938 (45.16%) .NET
5 849 (40.88%) C#
6 810 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
7 790 (38.04%) MVC
8 782 (37.65%) HTML5
9 763 (36.74%) ASP.NET
10 592 (28.50%) PHP
11 585 (28.17%) SQL Server
12 544 (26.19%) SQL
13 486 (23.40%) CSS3
14 401 (19.31%) AngularJS
15 388 (18.68%) MySQL
15 388 (18.68%) Web Services
16 326 (15.70%) OO
17 317 (15.26%) XML
18 315 (15.17%) User Experience
19 298 (14.35%) Web Development
20 294 (14.16%) Ajax
21 291 (14.01%) Scrum
22 280 (13.48%) Java
23 273 (13.14%) TDD
24 267 (12.86%) .NET Framework
25 260 (12.52%) Microsoft
26 255 (12.28%) Degree
27 254 (12.23%) E-Commerce
28 246 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
29 218 (10.50%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 201 (9.68%) CMS
2 185 (8.91%) WordPress
3 116 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 93 (4.48%) Node.js
5 89 (4.29%) Apache
6 81 (3.90%) IIS
7 62 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 60 (2.89%) Drupal
9 55 (2.65%) Umbraco
10 51 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (2.07%) Tomcat
12 27 (1.30%) JBoss
12 27 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 26 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 21 (1.01%) Joomla!
15 16 (0.77%) nginx
16 12 (0.58%) Kentico
17 11 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.43%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 163 (7.85%) Photoshop
2 96 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 67 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 54 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 41 (1.97%) OmniGraffle
6 37 (1.78%) MS Office
7 32 (1.54%) InfoPath
8 29 (1.40%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.29%) InDesign
10 6 (0.29%) MS Project
11 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 143 (6.88%) Magento
2 40 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.43%) Tridion
5 4 (0.19%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.14%) Line 500
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.048%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (2.07%) Office 365
3 25 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.96%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.77%) GitHub
6 7 (0.34%) SaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.14%) Force.com
8 2 (0.096%) Trello
9 1 (0.048%) Yammer
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.72%) Internet
2 64 (3.08%) HTTP
3 43 (2.07%) Intranet
4 22 (1.06%) HTTPS
5 18 (0.87%) Wireless
6 7 (0.34%) SSL
7 5 (0.24%) FTP
7 5 (0.24%) SSH
8 3 (0.14%) Firewall
8 3 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.14%) ATM
9 2 (0.096%) LDAP
9 2 (0.096%) DNS
9 2 (0.096%) Network Security
10 1 (0.048%) 4G
10 1 (0.048%) LAN
10 1 (0.048%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 388 (18.68%) MySQL
3 122 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 117 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 36 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (1.64%) NoSQL
12 25 (1.20%) Big Data
13 24 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.67%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
20 6 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 218 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 181 (8.71%) Visual Studio
3 158 (7.61%) Subversion
4 150 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (3.80%) Grunt
6 46 (2.21%) Axure RP
7 35 (1.69%) Maven
8 34 (1.64%) gulp
9 28 (1.35%) NUnit
10 27 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
11 26 (1.25%) Bower
11 26 (1.25%) Jenkins
12 24 (1.16%) JIRA
13 23 (1.11%) Jasmine
14 22 (1.06%) Ant
14 22 (1.06%) MSTest
15 19 (0.91%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.87%) Selenium
17 17 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 14 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 218 (10.50%) Finance
2 171 (8.23%) Marketing
3 89 (4.29%) Retail
4 38 (1.83%) Games
5 23 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.01%) Banking
7 19 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.77%) Back Office
9 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.72%) Billing
10 14 (0.67%) Advertising
11 12 (0.58%) Automotive
12 11 (0.53%) Legal
13 8 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.14%) Law
17 2 (0.096%) Publishing
18 1 (0.048%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1770 (85.22%) Developer
2 419 (20.17%) .NET Developer
3 417 (20.08%) Web Developer
4 324 (15.60%) C# Developer
5 308 (14.83%) Front-End Developer
6 303 (14.59%) PHP Developer
7 269 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 244 (11.75%) Senior Developer
9 233 (11.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 226 (10.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 172 (8.28%) Designer
12 133 (6.40%) Junior
13 130 (6.26%) Junior Developer
14 122 (5.87%) Java Developer
15 116 (5.58%) C# Web Developer
16 110 (5.30%) .NET Web Developer
17 103 (4.96%) Software Developer
18 67 (3.23%) Lead Developer
19 63 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
20 58 (2.79%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2028 (97.64%) HTML
2 1040 (50.07%) jQuery
3 938 (45.16%) .NET
4 782 (37.65%) HTML5
5 763 (36.74%) ASP.NET
6 486 (23.40%) CSS3
7 401 (19.31%) AngularJS
8 388 (18.68%) Web Services
9 317 (15.26%) XML
10 294 (14.16%) Ajax
11 267 (12.86%) .NET Framework
12 246 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 217 (10.45%) WCF
14 173 (8.33%) Sass
15 171 (8.23%) Entity Framework
16 154 (7.41%) XHTML
17 151 (7.27%) LINQ
18 127 (6.11%) JSON
19 125 (6.02%) Backbone.js
20 122 (5.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 315 (15.17%) User Experience
2 167 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 86 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.84%) Social Media
6 49 (2.36%) W3C
7 33 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 33 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 21 (1.01%) Graphic Design
9 19 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 15 (0.72%) Taxonomies
11 14 (0.67%) NHS
12 11 (0.53%) Blog
12 11 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.48%) BBC
13 10 (0.48%) Replication
14 9 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.39%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.39%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 183 (8.81%) Linux
2 169 (8.14%) Windows
3 76 (3.66%) Android
4 58 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.87%) UNIX
6 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.34%) CentOS
11 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.14%) openSUSE
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.096%) AIX
15 2 (0.096%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.048%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 810 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (38.04%) MVC
3 326 (15.70%) OO
4 298 (14.35%) Web Development
5 291 (14.01%) Scrum
6 273 (13.14%) TDD
7 254 (12.23%) E-Commerce
8 212 (10.21%) OOP
9 168 (8.09%) SDLC
10 159 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
11 157 (7.56%) Web Design
12 133 (6.40%) Software Engineering
13 130 (6.26%) Unit Testing
14 104 (5.01%) Mentoring
15 103 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
16 101 (4.86%) SEO
17 93 (4.48%) Content Management
18 77 (3.71%) CRM
18 77 (3.71%) Mobile Development
19 73 (3.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1637 (78.82%) JavaScript
2 849 (40.88%) C#
3 592 (28.50%) PHP
4 544 (26.19%) SQL
5 280 (13.48%) Java
6 138 (6.64%) T-SQL
7 101 (4.86%) VB.NET
8 53 (2.55%) Python
9 51 (2.46%) VB
10 50 (2.41%) Ruby
11 46 (2.21%) Perl
12 35 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 32 (1.54%) PHP5
14 31 (1.49%) C++
15 23 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.01%) C
17 20 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.58%) VBA
18 12 (0.58%) VB6
19 11 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 255 (12.28%) Degree
2 32 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.29%) MCP
7 5 (0.24%) MCAD
7 5 (0.24%) MCSD
7 5 (0.24%) MCTS
7 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.14%) PMP
9 3 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.14%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.096%) ISEB
11 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.048%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.048%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.55%) QA
2 7 (0.34%) SLA
3 6 (0.29%) HL7
4 5 (0.24%) WAI
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.096%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.24%) Puppet
2 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.096%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.096%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (0.096%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.048%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 260 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 113 (5.44%) Adobe
3 91 (4.38%) Zend
4 79 (3.80%) Oracle
5 72 (3.47%) Google
6 37 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 35 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.06%) Perforce
9 15 (0.72%) Twitter
9 15 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 14 (0.67%) DevExpress
11 13 (0.63%) Telerik
11 13 (0.63%) Facebook
12 12 (0.58%) Apple
13 10 (0.48%) SAP
13 10 (0.48%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.34%) hybris
14 7 (0.34%) IBM
14 7 (0.34%) Yahoo!
15 6 (0.29%) Sony
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-55k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitve benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago