The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1154 1286 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.10% 17.91% 12.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.48% 37.44% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1137 871
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3163 3435 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.12% 47.84% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3062 3257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
CSS
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
Manchester -2 681 £35,000 +7.69% 134
Cheshire +1 265 £34,250 +5.38% 52
Merseyside -3 104 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Lancashire -1 97 £33,000 +11.86% 21
Cumbria +5 2 £30,500 -17.56% 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2238 (96.34%) HTML
2 1764 (75.94%) JavaScript
3 1100 (47.35%) jQuery
4 1055 (45.42%) .NET
5 963 (41.46%) C#
6 823 (35.43%) ASP.NET
7 805 (34.65%) MVC
8 720 (30.99%) SQL
9 636 (27.38%) HTML5
10 632 (27.21%) SQL Server
11 603 (25.96%) PHP
12 486 (20.92%) MySQL
13 446 (19.20%) XML
14 428 (18.42%) OO
15 418 (17.99%) CSS3
16 388 (16.70%) E-Commerce
17 375 (16.14%) .NET Framework
18 359 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
19 337 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
20 334 (14.38%) Ajax
21 319 (13.73%) Marketing
22 318 (13.69%) Web Services
23 317 (13.65%) Microsoft
24 294 (12.66%) Web Development
24 294 (12.66%) TDD
25 267 (11.49%) Photoshop
26 255 (10.98%) Scrum
27 254 (10.93%) CMS
28 249 (10.72%) WCF
29 244 (10.50%) Degree

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 254 (10.93%) CMS
2 176 (7.58%) WordPress
3 120 (5.17%) IIS
4 112 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 93 (4.00%) Apache
6 79 (3.40%) Umbraco
7 61 (2.63%) Drupal
8 60 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 48 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.55%) Node.js
11 25 (1.08%) nginx
12 21 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.73%) SAS
14 16 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.43%) ColdFusion
17 9 (0.39%) uWSGI
18 8 (0.34%) Sitefinity
18 8 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
19 7 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 267 (11.49%) Photoshop
2 111 (4.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 109 (4.69%) MS Excel
4 35 (1.51%) Fireworks
5 33 (1.42%) InDesign
6 13 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 11 (0.47%) MS Office
8 10 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.086%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.086%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 173 (7.45%) Magento
2 23 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.22%) osCommerce
4 5 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.043%) Tridion
5 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.52%) Trello
3 11 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.26%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.043%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.00%) Internet
2 48 (2.07%) HTTP
2 48 (2.07%) Intranet
3 22 (0.95%) SSL
4 16 (0.69%) DNS
5 10 (0.43%) RFID
6 7 (0.30%) Firewall
7 6 (0.26%) DHCP
8 5 (0.22%) Extranet
8 5 (0.22%) SMTP
9 4 (0.17%) WAN
9 4 (0.17%) LAN
10 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.13%) SAN
10 3 (0.13%) MPLS
10 3 (0.13%) LDAP
10 3 (0.13%) VPN
10 3 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.13%) SSH
10 3 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 486 (20.92%) MySQL
3 167 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 103 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 39 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.16%) RavenDB
12 14 (0.60%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.56%) Big Data
14 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.26%) Informix
16 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 194 (8.35%) Visual Studio
2 186 (8.01%) Git (software)
3 171 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 161 (6.93%) Subversion
5 63 (2.71%) Dreamweaver
6 49 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 43 (1.85%) NUnit
8 42 (1.81%) Selenium
9 34 (1.46%) JIRA
10 28 (1.21%) Maven
10 28 (1.21%) PhoneGap
10 28 (1.21%) Moq
11 26 (1.12%) Mercurial
12 25 (1.08%) JUnit
13 23 (0.99%) Jenkins
14 21 (0.90%) ReSharper
15 18 (0.77%) Axure RP
16 15 (0.65%) Grunt
17 14 (0.60%) SpecFlow
18 13 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 319 (13.73%) Marketing
2 162 (6.97%) Finance
3 111 (4.78%) Retail
4 32 (1.38%) Advertising
5 31 (1.33%) Games
6 27 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.03%) Automotive
8 21 (0.90%) Banking
9 18 (0.77%) Publishing
10 16 (0.69%) Billing
11 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.43%) Back Office
13 8 (0.34%) Legal
13 8 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.17%) Electronics
16 2 (0.086%) Law
17 1 (0.043%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.043%) Military
Job Titles
1 1950 (83.94%) Developer
2 508 (21.87%) Web Developer
3 483 (20.79%) .NET Developer
4 351 (15.11%) C# Developer
5 345 (14.85%) PHP Developer
6 290 (12.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 260 (11.19%) Senior Developer
8 255 (10.98%) Front-End Developer
9 249 (10.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 237 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 236 (10.16%) Designer
12 159 (6.84%) Software Developer
13 126 (5.42%) Junior
14 116 (4.99%) Junior Developer
15 100 (4.30%) Lead Developer
16 97 (4.18%) Java Developer
17 94 (4.05%) Web Designer
18 91 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
19 85 (3.66%) Front-End Web Developer
20 81 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2238 (96.34%) HTML
2 1100 (47.35%) jQuery
3 1055 (45.42%) .NET
4 823 (35.43%) ASP.NET
5 636 (27.38%) HTML5
6 446 (19.20%) XML
7 418 (17.99%) CSS3
8 375 (16.14%) .NET Framework
9 337 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 334 (14.38%) Ajax
11 318 (13.69%) Web Services
12 249 (10.72%) WCF
13 244 (10.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 212 (9.13%) LINQ
15 200 (8.61%) XHTML
16 170 (7.32%) SOAP
17 144 (6.20%) JSON
18 117 (5.04%) XSLT
18 117 (5.04%) REST
19 107 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 147 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 112 (4.82%) Social Media
3 111 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 77 (3.31%) W3C
5 67 (2.88%) Open Source
6 60 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (2.28%) N-Tier
8 49 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 29 (1.25%) Physics
10 28 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 27 (1.16%) Graphic Design
12 25 (1.08%) iPhone
13 18 (0.77%) NHS
14 17 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
15 16 (0.69%) Web 2.0
16 15 (0.65%) FMCG
17 13 (0.56%) Blackberry
17 13 (0.56%) Statistics
17 13 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 240 (10.33%) Linux
2 159 (6.84%) Windows
3 128 (5.51%) Android
4 113 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 64 (2.76%) UNIX
6 17 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 14 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.22%) Debian
10 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.086%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.086%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (34.65%) MVC
2 428 (18.42%) OO
3 388 (16.70%) E-Commerce
4 359 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
5 294 (12.66%) Web Development
5 294 (12.66%) TDD
6 255 (10.98%) Scrum
7 211 (9.08%) OOP
8 175 (7.53%) Web Design
9 166 (7.15%) SEO
10 131 (5.64%) OO PHP
11 130 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 129 (5.55%) Unit Testing
13 105 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 96 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
16 84 (3.62%) OOD
17 68 (2.93%) Project Management
17 68 (2.93%) BDD
18 64 (2.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1764 (75.94%) JavaScript
2 963 (41.46%) C#
3 720 (30.99%) SQL
4 603 (25.96%) PHP
5 214 (9.21%) Java
6 192 (8.27%) T-SQL
7 154 (6.63%) VB.NET
8 100 (4.30%) PHP5
9 70 (3.01%) Ruby
10 44 (1.89%) Python
11 41 (1.76%) Perl
12 31 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 27 (1.16%) C++
14 25 (1.08%) C
15 24 (1.03%) VB
16 22 (0.95%) XQuery
17 19 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.65%) XPath
19 12 (0.52%) PHP4
20 11 (0.47%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 244 (10.50%) Degree
2 29 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.77%) HND
5 16 (0.69%) HNC
6 14 (0.60%) MCSE
7 13 (0.56%) MCP
8 3 (0.13%) MCSD
8 3 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.043%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.043%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.043%) CCNP
9 1 (0.043%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.043%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.20%) QA
2 20 (0.86%) WAI
3 13 (0.56%) WCAG
4 12 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (0.26%) Squid
3 4 (0.17%) vSphere
4 3 (0.13%) NFS
4 3 (0.13%) Samba
4 3 (0.13%) KVM
4 3 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (0.34%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 4 (0.17%) WSUS
4 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.13%) SCCM
5 2 (0.086%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.086%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.043%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 317 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 158 (6.80%) Adobe
3 128 (5.51%) Zend
4 84 (3.62%) Google
5 82 (3.53%) Oracle
6 68 (2.93%) Sitecore
7 46 (1.98%) Twitter
8 37 (1.59%) Facebook
9 28 (1.21%) IBM
10 23 (0.99%) JBoss
11 19 (0.82%) Sencha
12 16 (0.69%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.56%) Yahoo!
14 12 (0.52%) VMware
14 12 (0.52%) Apple
15 11 (0.47%) SAP
16 10 (0.43%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.43%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.43%) HP
17 7 (0.30%) ATG
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