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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1224 1181 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.52% 17.23% 12.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.39% 35.84% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1057 813
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 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 19 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 19 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 -1 705 £35,000 +7.69% 153
Cheshire +2 255 £35,000 - 57
Lancashire +5 146 £37,500 +36.36% 23
Merseyside -3 109 £35,000 +7.69% 36
Cumbria +2 6 £30,750 -12.14% 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 2308 (96.41%) HTML
2 1794 (74.94%) JavaScript
3 1119 (46.74%) .NET
4 1112 (46.45%) jQuery
5 1010 (42.19%) C#
6 878 (36.68%) MVC
7 868 (36.26%) ASP.NET
8 760 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
9 754 (31.50%) SQL
10 673 (28.11%) SQL Server
11 665 (27.78%) HTML5
12 585 (24.44%) PHP
13 494 (20.63%) MySQL
14 469 (19.59%) CSS3
15 467 (19.51%) OO
16 418 (17.46%) XML
16 418 (17.46%) .NET Framework
17 415 (17.34%) E-Commerce
18 383 (16.00%) Web Services
19 347 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
20 341 (14.24%) Microsoft
21 338 (14.12%) Ajax
22 323 (13.49%) TDD
23 312 (13.03%) WCF
24 297 (12.41%) Photoshop
25 294 (12.28%) Marketing
26 292 (12.20%) User Experience
27 290 (12.11%) Web Development
28 268 (11.19%) Scrum
28 268 (11.19%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 268 (11.19%) CMS
2 201 (8.40%) WordPress
3 129 (5.39%) IIS
4 120 (5.01%) Umbraco
5 107 (4.47%) SharePoint
6 90 (3.76%) Apache
7 68 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 66 (2.76%) Drupal
9 57 (2.38%) Node.js
10 48 (2.01%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.96%) nginx
12 21 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.54%) Confluence
14 12 (0.50%) Sitefinity
14 12 (0.50%) SAS
15 11 (0.46%) ColdFusion
15 11 (0.46%) NServiceBus
16 10 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.38%) uWSGI
18 8 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 297 (12.41%) Photoshop
2 123 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 110 (4.59%) MS Excel
4 51 (2.13%) Fireworks
5 37 (1.55%) InDesign
6 15 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (0.54%) MS Office
8 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.084%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.084%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.042%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 186 (7.77%) Magento
2 21 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.042%) Tridion
5 1 (0.042%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.46%) Trello
3 10 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 9 (0.38%) GitHub
5 7 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.084%) SaaS
6 2 (0.084%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.51%) Internet
2 56 (2.34%) Intranet
3 54 (2.26%) HTTP
4 25 (1.04%) SSL
5 15 (0.63%) DNS
6 6 (0.25%) Firewall
7 5 (0.21%) Extranet
7 5 (0.21%) SMTP
7 5 (0.21%) DHCP
8 3 (0.13%) LDAP
8 3 (0.13%) ATM
8 3 (0.13%) LAN
8 3 (0.13%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.13%) WAN
8 3 (0.13%) MPLS
8 3 (0.13%) VPN
9 2 (0.084%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.084%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.084%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.084%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (28.11%) SQL Server
2 494 (20.63%) MySQL
3 189 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 125 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 114 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 97 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 82 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 40 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (0.92%) RavenDB
11 22 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 17 (0.71%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.63%) Big Data
14 8 (0.33%) Informix
15 7 (0.29%) Redis
16 6 (0.25%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.21%) SQLite
17 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
18 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 222 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 206 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 201 (8.40%) Visual Studio
4 166 (6.93%) Subversion
5 65 (2.72%) NUnit
6 57 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
7 52 (2.17%) Selenium
8 43 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 40 (1.67%) JIRA
10 34 (1.42%) Maven
10 34 (1.42%) JUnit
11 32 (1.34%) Moq
12 30 (1.25%) Mercurial
13 24 (1.00%) Axure RP
14 23 (0.96%) ReSharper
14 23 (0.96%) Jenkins
15 21 (0.88%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.71%) Grunt
17 14 (0.58%) MSTest
18 12 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 294 (12.28%) Marketing
2 173 (7.23%) Finance
3 129 (5.39%) Retail
4 36 (1.50%) Automotive
5 35 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.34%) Games
7 29 (1.21%) Advertising
8 27 (1.13%) Banking
9 18 (0.75%) Billing
10 16 (0.67%) Back Office
11 15 (0.63%) Publishing
12 14 (0.58%) Legal
13 10 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.29%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.21%) Front Office
16 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.17%) Law
18 3 (0.13%) Electronics
18 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1995 (83.33%) Developer
2 526 (21.97%) .NET Developer
3 459 (19.17%) Web Developer
4 358 (14.95%) PHP Developer
5 356 (14.87%) C# Developer
6 299 (12.49%) Senior Developer
7 295 (12.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 252 (10.53%) Designer
9 249 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 238 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 235 (9.82%) Front-End Developer
12 172 (7.18%) Software Developer
13 141 (5.89%) Junior
14 129 (5.39%) Junior Developer
15 106 (4.43%) Senior .NET Developer
16 104 (4.34%) Java Developer
17 94 (3.93%) Lead Developer
18 93 (3.88%) .NET Web Developer
19 89 (3.72%) Web Designer
20 80 (3.34%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2308 (96.41%) HTML
2 1119 (46.74%) .NET
3 1112 (46.45%) jQuery
4 868 (36.26%) ASP.NET
5 665 (27.78%) HTML5
6 469 (19.59%) CSS3
7 418 (17.46%) XML
7 418 (17.46%) .NET Framework
8 383 (16.00%) Web Services
9 347 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 338 (14.12%) Ajax
11 312 (13.03%) WCF
12 245 (10.23%) LINQ
13 241 (10.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 213 (8.90%) SOAP
15 203 (8.48%) XHTML
16 136 (5.68%) Backbone.js
16 136 (5.68%) AngularJS
17 132 (5.51%) JSON
18 128 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 292 (12.20%) User Experience
2 138 (5.76%) Mobile App
3 113 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 93 (3.88%) Social Media
5 88 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (2.80%) Open Source
8 66 (2.76%) W3C
9 57 (2.38%) N-Tier
10 54 (2.26%) Mathematics
11 50 (2.09%) Graphic Design
12 36 (1.50%) Physics
13 29 (1.21%) iPhone
14 25 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 20 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
16 17 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 16 (0.67%) iPad
18 15 (0.63%) FMCG
19 13 (0.54%) Blackberry
19 13 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 235 (9.82%) Linux
2 201 (8.40%) Windows
3 128 (5.35%) Android
4 113 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.80%) UNIX
6 19 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.21%) CentOS
11 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.13%) Debian
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.084%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.084%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.084%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (36.68%) MVC
2 760 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (19.51%) OO
4 415 (17.34%) E-Commerce
5 323 (13.49%) TDD
6 290 (12.11%) Web Development
7 268 (11.19%) Scrum
8 238 (9.94%) OOP
9 183 (7.64%) Web Design
10 154 (6.43%) SEO
11 142 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 139 (5.81%) Unit Testing
13 132 (5.51%) OO PHP
14 116 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (4.30%) Mentoring
16 96 (4.01%) Software Engineering
17 89 (3.72%) OOD
18 78 (3.26%) BDD
19 68 (2.84%) Digital Marketing
20 64 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1794 (74.94%) JavaScript
2 1010 (42.19%) C#
3 754 (31.50%) SQL
4 585 (24.44%) PHP
5 208 (8.69%) T-SQL
6 207 (8.65%) Java
7 155 (6.47%) VB.NET
8 98 (4.09%) PHP5
9 55 (2.30%) Ruby
10 50 (2.09%) Python
11 37 (1.55%) Perl
12 32 (1.34%) C++
13 22 (0.92%) XQuery
13 22 (0.92%) VB
14 19 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 17 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.63%) C
16 15 (0.63%) XPath
17 10 (0.42%) PHP4
17 10 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 249 (10.40%) Degree
2 25 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.50%) HND
5 10 (0.42%) HNC
6 7 (0.29%) MCP
7 6 (0.25%) MCSD
7 6 (0.25%) MCSE
8 5 (0.21%) ISEB
8 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.084%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.042%) MCTS
10 1 (0.042%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.042%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.042%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.042%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.042%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.042%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.75%) QA
2 18 (0.75%) WAI
3 8 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.25%) WCAG
5 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.084%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.21%) Squid
3 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.13%) NFS
4 3 (0.13%) Samba
4 3 (0.13%) KVM
5 2 (0.084%) vCloud
5 2 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.38%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) WSUS
4 2 (0.084%) SCCM
4 2 (0.084%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.084%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.084%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.042%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 341 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 162 (6.77%) Adobe
3 135 (5.64%) Zend
4 85 (3.55%) Google
5 79 (3.30%) Oracle
6 75 (3.13%) Sitecore
7 45 (1.88%) Facebook
8 43 (1.80%) Twitter
9 29 (1.21%) IBM
10 20 (0.84%) JBoss
10 20 (0.84%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.58%) Sencha
12 13 (0.54%) Yahoo!
13 12 (0.50%) VMware
14 11 (0.46%) SAP
14 11 (0.46%) HP
14 11 (0.46%) Rackspace
15 10 (0.42%) Apple
16 9 (0.38%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.38%) Twilio
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday