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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 993 1182 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.77% 16.11% 17.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 36.40% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 867 995 1065
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 £26,300 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
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 £30,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 546 £37,500 +7.14% 141
Cheshire +2 272 £40,000 +14.28% 83
Lancashire -1 102 £35,000 -2.77% 40
Merseyside +1 68 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Cumbria -10 1 £42,500 +39.34% 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1923 (97.37%) HTML
2 1545 (78.23%) JavaScript
3 990 (50.13%) jQuery
4 863 (43.70%) .NET
5 781 (39.54%) C#
6 758 (38.38%) HTML5
7 751 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
8 749 (37.92%) MVC
9 689 (34.89%) ASP.NET
10 557 (28.20%) PHP
11 517 (26.18%) SQL
12 506 (25.62%) SQL Server
13 488 (24.71%) CSS3
14 397 (20.10%) AngularJS
15 391 (19.80%) Web Services
16 378 (19.14%) MySQL
17 312 (15.80%) XML
18 311 (15.75%) OO
19 309 (15.65%) Java
20 298 (15.09%) Web Development
20 298 (15.09%) User Experience
21 272 (13.77%) TDD
22 261 (13.22%) Ajax
22 261 (13.22%) Scrum
23 246 (12.46%) Degree
24 243 (12.30%) E-Commerce
25 242 (12.25%) Microsoft
26 231 (11.70%) .NET Framework
27 225 (11.39%) Git (software)
28 220 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 204 (10.33%) CMS
2 191 (9.67%) WordPress
3 118 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 97 (4.91%) Node.js
5 80 (4.05%) Apache
6 78 (3.95%) IIS
7 65 (3.29%) Drupal
8 61 (3.09%) Umbraco
9 53 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 42 (2.13%) Tomcat
12 31 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (1.27%) JBoss
14 23 (1.16%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.81%) Joomla!
15 16 (0.81%) nginx
16 14 (0.71%) Kentico
17 13 (0.66%) Sitefinity
18 11 (0.56%) Apache Solr
19 10 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 162 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 91 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 72 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 48 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 36 (1.82%) MS Office
6 34 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
7 29 (1.47%) InfoPath
8 26 (1.32%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.30%) MS Project
11 5 (0.25%) InDesign
12 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
13 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 133 (6.73%) Magento
2 37 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.46%) Tridion
5 4 (0.20%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Line 500
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.87%) Office 365
3 33 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.71%) GitHub
6 12 (0.61%) SaaS
7 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) IaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.27%) Internet
2 60 (3.04%) HTTP
3 43 (2.18%) Intranet
4 29 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 18 (0.91%) Wireless
6 9 (0.46%) SSH
7 7 (0.35%) SSL
8 6 (0.30%) FTP
9 4 (0.20%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.15%) Firewall
10 3 (0.15%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.10%) Network Security
11 2 (0.10%) DNS
11 2 (0.10%) LDAP
12 1 (0.051%) ATM
12 1 (0.051%) LAN
12 1 (0.051%) VoIP
12 1 (0.051%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 378 (19.14%) MySQL
3 108 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 53 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 33 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (1.27%) Big Data
12 18 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.41%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
18 6 (0.30%) MariaDB
19 5 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 225 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 166 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 165 (8.35%) Subversion
4 132 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 81 (4.10%) Grunt
6 40 (2.03%) Axure RP
7 37 (1.87%) Maven
8 36 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 30 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 29 (1.47%) NUnit
10 29 (1.47%) Ant
10 29 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
11 28 (1.42%) gulp
12 25 (1.27%) Bower
12 25 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 21 (1.06%) JIRA
13 21 (1.06%) MSTest
14 16 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (0.76%) JUnit
15 15 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 193 (9.77%) Finance
2 172 (8.71%) Marketing
3 79 (4.00%) Retail
4 36 (1.82%) Games
5 28 (1.42%) Banking
6 22 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 19 (0.96%) Advertising
7 19 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 18 (0.91%) Back Office
9 15 (0.76%) Billing
10 14 (0.71%) Automotive
11 13 (0.66%) Legal
12 12 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.15%) Law
17 2 (0.10%) Publishing
17 2 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1675 (84.81%) Developer
2 435 (22.03%) Web Developer
3 406 (20.56%) .NET Developer
4 306 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 290 (14.68%) Front-End Developer
6 277 (14.03%) PHP Developer
7 249 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 224 (11.34%) Senior Developer
9 217 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 208 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 161 (8.15%) Designer
12 135 (6.84%) Java Developer
13 126 (6.38%) Junior
14 122 (6.18%) C# Web Developer
15 119 (6.03%) Junior Developer
16 115 (5.82%) .NET Web Developer
17 96 (4.86%) Software Developer
18 65 (3.29%) Lead Developer
19 59 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
20 56 (2.84%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1923 (97.37%) HTML
2 990 (50.13%) jQuery
3 863 (43.70%) .NET
4 758 (38.38%) HTML5
5 689 (34.89%) ASP.NET
6 488 (24.71%) CSS3
7 397 (20.10%) AngularJS
8 391 (19.80%) Web Services
9 312 (15.80%) XML
10 261 (13.22%) Ajax
11 231 (11.70%) .NET Framework
12 220 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 199 (10.08%) WCF
14 167 (8.46%) Sass
15 153 (7.75%) Entity Framework
16 147 (7.44%) LINQ
17 139 (7.04%) XHTML
18 123 (6.23%) Spring
19 117 (5.92%) Backbone.js
20 115 (5.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 298 (15.09%) User Experience
2 163 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 86 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.19%) Social Media
6 46 (2.33%) W3C
7 25 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 20 (1.01%) Graphic Design
10 15 (0.76%) Taxonomies
11 13 (0.66%) BBC
12 12 (0.61%) Blog
12 12 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.51%) Replication
13 10 (0.51%) NHS
14 9 (0.46%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.46%) Animation
15 8 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 181 (9.16%) Linux
2 149 (7.54%) Windows
3 64 (3.24%) Android
4 49 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.01%) UNIX
6 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.35%) CentOS
11 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.25%) AIX
12 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.15%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.051%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (37.92%) MVC
3 311 (15.75%) OO
4 298 (15.09%) Web Development
5 272 (13.77%) TDD
6 261 (13.22%) Scrum
7 243 (12.30%) E-Commerce
8 196 (9.92%) OOP
9 162 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 156 (7.90%) SDLC
11 153 (7.75%) Web Design
12 139 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 129 (6.53%) Unit Testing
14 117 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (5.11%) SEO
15 101 (5.11%) Mentoring
16 98 (4.96%) Content Management
17 82 (4.15%) Web Application Development
18 73 (3.70%) BDD
19 64 (3.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1545 (78.23%) JavaScript
2 781 (39.54%) C#
3 557 (28.20%) PHP
4 517 (26.18%) SQL
5 309 (15.65%) Java
6 134 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 92 (4.66%) VB.NET
8 49 (2.48%) Python
9 48 (2.43%) Ruby
10 45 (2.28%) VB
11 40 (2.03%) Perl
12 39 (1.97%) C++
13 33 (1.67%) PHP5
14 24 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.06%) C
16 19 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
18 9 (0.46%) ActionScript
19 6 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 246 (12.46%) Degree
2 26 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.15%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.10%) PMP
7 2 (0.10%) MCP
7 2 (0.10%) ISEB
8 1 (0.051%) MCAD
8 1 (0.051%) MCSD
8 1 (0.051%) MCSE
8 1 (0.051%) MCTS
8 1 (0.051%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.051%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.38%) QA
2 8 (0.41%) HL7
3 7 (0.35%) SLA
4 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.10%) WAI
7 1 (0.051%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.051%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (0.35%) Puppet
2 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.15%) logstash
4 2 (0.10%) StatsD
4 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.10%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.10%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.051%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 242 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 112 (5.67%) Adobe
3 89 (4.51%) Zend
4 73 (3.70%) Oracle
5 67 (3.39%) Google
6 41 (2.08%) Sitecore
7 28 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.01%) Perforce
9 15 (0.76%) SAP
10 12 (0.61%) Apple
10 12 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 11 (0.56%) Twitter
11 11 (0.56%) Telerik
11 11 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.51%) Facebook
13 7 (0.35%) hybris
13 7 (0.35%) Sony
14 6 (0.30%) IBM
14 6 (0.30%) Yahoo!
15 5 (0.25%) Sun
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