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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 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 1204 1223 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.20% 17.66% 12.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.72% 36.97% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1084 827
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3279 3308 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.11% 47.76% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2970 3180
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 September 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 September 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 -2 711 £35,000 +7.69% 148
Cheshire 0 253 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Lancashire +4 137 £35,000 +27.27% 18
Merseyside -2 95 £33,750 +3.84% 24
Cumbria 0 5 £30,500 -15.27%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2243 (96.35%) HTML
2 1753 (75.30%) JavaScript
3 1083 (46.52%) jQuery
4 1074 (46.13%) .NET
5 968 (41.58%) C#
6 827 (35.52%) ASP.NET
6 827 (35.52%) MVC
7 716 (30.76%) SQL
8 647 (27.79%) SQL Server
9 646 (27.75%) HTML5
10 576 (24.74%) PHP
11 467 (20.06%) MySQL
12 448 (19.24%) OO
13 434 (18.64%) CSS3
14 429 (18.43%) XML
15 399 (17.14%) .NET Framework
16 398 (17.10%) E-Commerce
17 372 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
18 347 (14.91%) Web Services
19 334 (14.35%) Ajax
19 334 (14.35%) Microsoft
20 327 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
21 308 (13.23%) TDD
22 295 (12.67%) Marketing
23 288 (12.37%) Photoshop
24 281 (12.07%) Web Development
25 274 (11.77%) WCF
26 271 (11.64%) Scrum
27 250 (10.74%) Degree
28 245 (10.52%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 245 (10.52%) CMS
2 191 (8.20%) WordPress
3 116 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 115 (4.94%) IIS
5 99 (4.25%) Umbraco
6 80 (3.44%) Apache
7 68 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 62 (2.66%) Drupal
9 50 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 47 (2.02%) Node.js
11 24 (1.03%) nginx
12 21 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.60%) SAS
14 12 (0.52%) ColdFusion
14 12 (0.52%) Sitefinity
14 12 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.39%) uWSGI
16 8 (0.34%) NServiceBus
16 8 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 288 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 115 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 107 (4.60%) MS Excel
4 42 (1.80%) Fireworks
5 37 (1.59%) InDesign
6 17 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (0.56%) MS Office
8 11 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.086%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.086%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 176 (7.56%) Magento
2 23 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.043%) Tridion
5 1 (0.043%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.52%) Trello
3 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.04%) Internet
2 53 (2.28%) HTTP
2 53 (2.28%) Intranet
3 23 (0.99%) SSL
4 16 (0.69%) DNS
5 6 (0.26%) RFID
5 6 (0.26%) Firewall
6 5 (0.21%) Extranet
6 5 (0.21%) SMTP
6 5 (0.21%) DHCP
7 3 (0.13%) LDAP
7 3 (0.13%) LAN
7 3 (0.13%) VPN
7 3 (0.13%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.13%) WAN
7 3 (0.13%) MPLS
8 2 (0.086%) OSPF
8 2 (0.086%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.086%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 467 (20.06%) MySQL
3 184 (7.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 121 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 115 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 90 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 73 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 37 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (1.07%) RavenDB
12 17 (0.73%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.64%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.60%) Big Data
15 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.34%) Informix
17 7 (0.30%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.21%) Redis
18 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 200 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 194 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 188 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 158 (6.79%) Subversion
5 58 (2.49%) Dreamweaver
6 57 (2.45%) NUnit
7 47 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 46 (1.98%) Selenium
9 32 (1.37%) Maven
9 32 (1.37%) JIRA
10 31 (1.33%) JUnit
11 29 (1.25%) Moq
12 26 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 23 (0.99%) Jenkins
14 22 (0.95%) ReSharper
15 21 (0.90%) Axure RP
16 18 (0.77%) Grunt
16 18 (0.77%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.56%) MSTest
18 12 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 295 (12.67%) Marketing
2 165 (7.09%) Finance
3 116 (4.98%) Retail
4 31 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.29%) Advertising
6 29 (1.25%) Automotive
7 28 (1.20%) Games
8 26 (1.12%) Banking
9 18 (0.77%) Billing
10 17 (0.73%) Publishing
11 11 (0.47%) Back Office
12 10 (0.43%) Legal
12 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.30%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.13%) Front Office
16 3 (0.13%) Electronics
16 3 (0.13%) Law
17 2 (0.086%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1946 (83.59%) Developer
2 497 (21.35%) .NET Developer
3 462 (19.85%) Web Developer
4 347 (14.91%) C# Developer
5 338 (14.52%) PHP Developer
6 285 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 271 (11.64%) Senior Developer
8 248 (10.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 245 (10.52%) Designer
10 243 (10.44%) Front-End Developer
11 235 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 164 (7.04%) Software Developer
13 133 (5.71%) Junior
14 122 (5.24%) Junior Developer
15 102 (4.38%) Java Developer
16 95 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
17 94 (4.04%) Lead Developer
18 89 (3.82%) .NET Web Developer
19 87 (3.74%) Web Designer
20 75 (3.22%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2243 (96.35%) HTML
2 1083 (46.52%) jQuery
3 1074 (46.13%) .NET
4 827 (35.52%) ASP.NET
5 646 (27.75%) HTML5
6 434 (18.64%) CSS3
7 429 (18.43%) XML
8 399 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 347 (14.91%) Web Services
10 334 (14.35%) Ajax
11 327 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 274 (11.77%) WCF
13 242 (10.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 220 (9.45%) LINQ
15 203 (8.72%) XHTML
16 194 (8.33%) SOAP
17 138 (5.93%) JSON
18 126 (5.41%) Backbone.js
19 119 (5.11%) XSLT
20 118 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 138 (5.93%) Mobile App
2 108 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 99 (4.25%) Social Media
4 77 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (3.14%) W3C
6 61 (2.62%) Open Source
7 56 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 53 (2.28%) Mathematics
9 41 (1.76%) Graphic Design
10 33 (1.42%) Physics
11 29 (1.25%) iPhone
12 23 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 17 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.69%) iPad
15 15 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (0.64%) FMCG
16 14 (0.60%) Web 2.0
17 13 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
18 12 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 232 (9.97%) Linux
2 176 (7.56%) Windows
3 130 (5.58%) Android
4 117 (5.03%) Apple iOS
5 54 (2.32%) UNIX
6 19 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.21%) CentOS
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.17%) Debian
11 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.086%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.086%) AIX
13 2 (0.086%) Solaris
13 2 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (35.52%) MVC
2 448 (19.24%) OO
3 398 (17.10%) E-Commerce
4 372 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
5 308 (13.23%) TDD
6 281 (12.07%) Web Development
7 271 (11.64%) Scrum
8 236 (10.14%) OOP
9 181 (7.77%) Web Design
10 163 (7.00%) SEO
11 137 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 129 (5.54%) Unit Testing
13 128 (5.50%) OO PHP
14 103 (4.42%) Software Engineering
15 102 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (3.74%) OOD
17 75 (3.22%) BDD
18 71 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
19 64 (2.75%) Web Application Development
19 64 (2.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1753 (75.30%) JavaScript
2 968 (41.58%) C#
3 716 (30.76%) SQL
4 576 (24.74%) PHP
5 214 (9.19%) Java
6 194 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 152 (6.53%) VB.NET
8 98 (4.21%) PHP5
9 70 (3.01%) Ruby
10 46 (1.98%) Python
11 41 (1.76%) Perl
12 29 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 27 (1.16%) C++
14 23 (0.99%) C
15 22 (0.95%) XQuery
16 21 (0.90%) VB
17 20 (0.86%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.60%) XPath
19 11 (0.47%) PHP4
20 10 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 250 (10.74%) Degree
2 31 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.64%) MCP
4 15 (0.64%) HND
5 14 (0.60%) MCSE
6 13 (0.56%) HNC
7 6 (0.26%) MCSD
8 3 (0.13%) ISEB
8 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.086%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.043%) MCTS
10 1 (0.043%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.043%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.043%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.043%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.043%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.10%) QA
2 19 (0.82%) WAI
3 10 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.39%) WCAG
5 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.21%) Squid
3 3 (0.13%) NFS
3 3 (0.13%) Samba
3 3 (0.13%) KVM
4 2 (0.086%) vCloud
4 2 (0.086%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.39%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) WSUS
4 2 (0.086%) SCCM
4 2 (0.086%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.086%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.086%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.043%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 334 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 158 (6.79%) Adobe
3 134 (5.76%) Zend
4 84 (3.61%) Google
5 78 (3.35%) Oracle
6 75 (3.22%) Sitecore
7 42 (1.80%) Twitter
8 40 (1.72%) Facebook
9 29 (1.25%) IBM
10 19 (0.82%) EPiServer
11 18 (0.77%) JBoss
12 16 (0.69%) Sencha
13 13 (0.56%) Apple
14 12 (0.52%) Yahoo!
15 11 (0.47%) VMware
15 11 (0.47%) SAP
15 11 (0.47%) HP
16 9 (0.39%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.39%) Rackspace
16 9 (0.39%) Twilio
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