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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 977 1135 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.03% 16.80% 17.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.06% 37.23% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 808 953 1190
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 585 £35,000 +7.69% 153
Cheshire -5 197 £38,888 +19.65% 82
Lancashire +3 117 £35,000 +11.11% 42
Merseyside -5 62 £30,500 -7.57% 32
Cumbria -5 5 £21,500 -33.84% 4
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2057 (97.30%) HTML
2 1692 (80.04%) JavaScript
3 1049 (49.62%) jQuery
4 948 (44.84%) .NET
5 839 (39.69%) C#
6 800 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 786 (37.18%) HTML5
8 781 (36.94%) MVC
9 760 (35.95%) ASP.NET
10 651 (30.79%) PHP
11 610 (28.86%) SQL
12 602 (28.48%) SQL Server
13 502 (23.75%) CSS3
14 442 (20.91%) MySQL
15 359 (16.98%) Web Services
16 351 (16.60%) OO
17 323 (15.28%) AngularJS
18 311 (14.71%) XML
19 302 (14.29%) Web Development
19 302 (14.29%) User Experience
20 294 (13.91%) Ajax
21 282 (13.34%) E-Commerce
21 282 (13.34%) .NET Framework
22 265 (12.54%) Microsoft
23 263 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
24 261 (12.35%) Scrum
25 255 (12.06%) OOP
26 252 (11.92%) TDD
27 243 (11.49%) Degree
28 228 (10.79%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 209 (9.89%) CMS
2 177 (8.37%) WordPress
3 117 (5.53%) SharePoint
4 91 (4.30%) Node.js
5 86 (4.07%) IIS
6 77 (3.64%) Apache
7 71 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 60 (2.84%) Umbraco
9 52 (2.46%) Drupal
10 41 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 34 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 28 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 21 (0.99%) Joomla!
14 20 (0.95%) JBoss
15 18 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.76%) WebSphere
17 13 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.61%) NServiceBus
18 12 (0.57%) nginx
19 8 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 199 (9.41%) Photoshop
2 92 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 79 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 50 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 49 (2.32%) OmniGraffle
6 43 (2.03%) Fireworks
7 26 (1.23%) InfoPath
8 15 (0.71%) MS Office
9 12 (0.57%) InDesign
10 8 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.095%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 156 (7.38%) Magento
2 31 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.24%) Tridion
5 1 (0.047%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.047%) Line 500
5 1 (0.047%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.047%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.70%) Office 365
3 19 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.66%) GitHub
6 8 (0.38%) SaaS
7 5 (0.24%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.19%) Yammer
9 3 (0.14%) Force.com
9 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.095%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.26%) Internet
2 71 (3.36%) HTTP
3 36 (1.70%) Intranet
4 11 (0.52%) Wireless
5 10 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.24%) SSL
6 5 (0.24%) SSH
7 4 (0.19%) OpenVPN
7 4 (0.19%) IPsec
8 3 (0.14%) ATM
8 3 (0.14%) FTP
9 2 (0.095%) SMS
10 1 (0.047%) LDAP
10 1 (0.047%) Broadband
10 1 (0.047%) Extranet
10 1 (0.047%) Firewall
10 1 (0.047%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 442 (20.91%) MySQL
3 129 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 115 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 46 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 35 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.28%) Big Data
13 25 (1.18%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.52%) RavenDB
17 8 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 5 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 228 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 176 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 160 (7.57%) Subversion
4 133 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (2.60%) Grunt
6 44 (2.08%) Axure RP
7 43 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
8 35 (1.66%) JIRA
9 31 (1.47%) NUnit
10 24 (1.14%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.04%) Selenium
12 20 (0.95%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.85%) Maven
14 16 (0.76%) Bower
15 15 (0.71%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.71%) MSTest
16 14 (0.66%) Ant
17 13 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 13 (0.61%) TeamCity
18 12 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 217 (10.26%) Marketing
2 180 (8.51%) Finance
3 87 (4.12%) Retail
4 32 (1.51%) Games
5 22 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 21 (0.99%) Billing
7 18 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.80%) Advertising
8 17 (0.80%) Automotive
9 13 (0.61%) Back Office
10 12 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.43%) Music Industry
13 8 (0.38%) Legal
14 7 (0.33%) Law
15 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.24%) Banking
16 1 (0.047%) Publishing
16 1 (0.047%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.047%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1763 (83.40%) Developer
2 445 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 361 (17.08%) PHP Developer
4 339 (16.04%) Web Developer
5 313 (14.81%) Front-End Developer
6 309 (14.62%) C# Developer
7 293 (13.86%) Senior Developer
8 253 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 225 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 212 (10.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 198 (9.37%) Designer
12 117 (5.53%) Junior
13 115 (5.44%) Junior Developer
14 92 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 90 (4.26%) Java Developer
16 84 (3.97%) Software Developer
17 79 (3.74%) Web Designer
18 73 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
19 66 (3.12%) Senior C# Developer
20 58 (2.74%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2057 (97.30%) HTML
2 1049 (49.62%) jQuery
3 948 (44.84%) .NET
4 786 (37.18%) HTML5
5 760 (35.95%) ASP.NET
6 502 (23.75%) CSS3
7 359 (16.98%) Web Services
8 323 (15.28%) AngularJS
9 311 (14.71%) XML
10 294 (13.91%) Ajax
11 282 (13.34%) .NET Framework
12 263 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 215 (10.17%) WCF
14 170 (8.04%) XHTML
15 168 (7.95%) Sass
16 164 (7.76%) JSON
17 154 (7.28%) Entity Framework
18 113 (5.35%) LINQ
19 110 (5.20%) LESS
20 105 (4.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 302 (14.29%) User Experience
2 150 (7.10%) Mobile App
3 91 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (2.89%) W3C
4 61 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 56 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 55 (2.60%) Social Media
8 35 (1.66%) Graphic Design
9 34 (1.61%) Open Source
10 18 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 17 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 15 (0.71%) Animation
13 13 (0.61%) Social Network
13 13 (0.61%) Taxonomies
13 13 (0.61%) NHS
14 12 (0.57%) iPhone
14 12 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.43%) Blog
16 7 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 218 (10.31%) Linux
2 217 (10.26%) Windows
3 79 (3.74%) Android
4 61 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.90%) UNIX
6 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.33%) CentOS
10 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.095%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.095%) Debian
12 2 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.047%) AIX
13 1 (0.047%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.047%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (36.94%) MVC
3 351 (16.60%) OO
4 302 (14.29%) Web Development
5 282 (13.34%) E-Commerce
6 261 (12.35%) Scrum
7 255 (12.06%) OOP
8 252 (11.92%) TDD
9 202 (9.56%) Web Design
10 152 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 129 (6.10%) Unit Testing
12 112 (5.30%) Software Engineering
13 105 (4.97%) SEO
14 102 (4.82%) Mentoring
15 91 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (4.02%) CRM
17 74 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
18 72 (3.41%) Project Management
19 68 (3.22%) Content Management
20 66 (3.12%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1692 (80.04%) JavaScript
2 839 (39.69%) C#
3 651 (30.79%) PHP
4 610 (28.86%) SQL
5 218 (10.31%) Java
6 129 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 119 (5.63%) VB.NET
8 63 (2.98%) VB
9 54 (2.55%) PHP5
10 52 (2.46%) Objective-C
11 38 (1.80%) Ruby
12 37 (1.75%) Python
13 34 (1.61%) Perl
14 31 (1.47%) C++
15 26 (1.23%) Apple Swift
16 23 (1.09%) VB6
17 22 (1.04%) C
17 22 (1.04%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.99%) Bash Shell
19 12 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 243 (11.49%) Degree
2 40 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.52%) MCTS
6 11 (0.52%) MCP
6 11 (0.52%) MCAD
6 11 (0.52%) MCSD
7 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.14%) PMP
8 3 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.14%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.047%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.047%) ISEB
9 1 (0.047%) OCA
9 1 (0.047%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.66%) QA
2 15 (0.71%) WAI
3 7 (0.33%) SLA
4 6 (0.28%) HL7
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.047%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.24%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.047%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.047%) Plesk
3 1 (0.047%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 265 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.72%) Adobe
3 115 (5.44%) Zend
4 81 (3.83%) Oracle
5 62 (2.93%) Google
6 49 (2.32%) Twitter
7 44 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (1.70%) Facebook
8 36 (1.70%) Telerik
9 32 (1.51%) Xamarin
10 31 (1.47%) Sitecore
11 18 (0.85%) EPiServer
12 17 (0.80%) Perforce
13 14 (0.66%) DevExpress
13 14 (0.66%) Business Objects
14 13 (0.61%) Apple
15 8 (0.38%) SAP
16 6 (0.28%) Apigee
17 5 (0.24%) IBM
17 5 (0.24%) Yahoo!
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