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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1035 1187 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.70% 16.56% 17.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.79% 35.32% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 870 990 1160
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 £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 £34,125
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
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
2668 3361 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.48% 46.90% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2881 3244
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 657 £35,000 +7.69% 143
Cheshire -3 204 £37,500 +15.38% 68
Lancashire -2 83 £30,000 -7.69% 32
Merseyside -7 75 £35,000 +4.47% 28
Cumbria -13 6 £21,250 -34.61% 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2165 (96.78%) HTML
2 1831 (81.85%) JavaScript
3 1123 (50.20%) jQuery
4 996 (44.52%) .NET
5 897 (40.10%) C#
6 848 (37.91%) HTML5
7 817 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
8 816 (36.48%) MVC
9 788 (35.23%) ASP.NET
10 720 (32.19%) PHP
11 696 (31.11%) SQL
12 636 (28.43%) SQL Server
13 561 (25.08%) CSS3
14 533 (23.83%) MySQL
15 404 (18.06%) OO
16 377 (16.85%) Web Services
17 344 (15.38%) Ajax
18 327 (14.62%) XML
19 301 (13.46%) E-Commerce
20 300 (13.41%) OOP
21 299 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC
22 298 (13.32%) Web Development
23 297 (13.28%) .NET Framework
23 297 (13.28%) Microsoft
24 296 (13.23%) User Experience
25 287 (12.83%) AngularJS
26 283 (12.65%) TDD
27 276 (12.34%) Git (software)
28 268 (11.98%) Scrum
29 252 (11.27%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 232 (10.37%) CMS
2 216 (9.66%) WordPress
3 110 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 106 (4.74%) IIS
5 90 (4.02%) Node.js
6 78 (3.49%) Umbraco
7 77 (3.44%) Apache
8 62 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 47 (2.10%) Drupal
10 38 (1.70%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (1.25%) Joomla!
14 22 (0.98%) JBoss
15 18 (0.80%) Apache Solr
16 17 (0.76%) NServiceBus
17 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.54%) Confluence
19 9 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 234 (10.46%) Photoshop
2 100 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 84 (3.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 44 (1.97%) Fireworks
6 43 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
7 19 (0.85%) InfoPath
8 16 (0.72%) MS Office
9 14 (0.63%) InDesign
10 8 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.089%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 154 (6.88%) Magento
2 24 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.13%) Tridion
6 2 (0.089%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.045%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.045%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.30%) Office 365
4 14 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 14 (0.63%) Silverpop
5 12 (0.54%) GitHub
6 7 (0.31%) MailChimp
6 7 (0.31%) SaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Yammer
8 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.13%) Force.com
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.045%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.93%) HTTP
1 88 (3.93%) Internet
2 31 (1.39%) Intranet
3 10 (0.45%) Wireless
4 9 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.31%) SSH
6 4 (0.18%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.18%) IPsec
7 3 (0.13%) SSL
7 3 (0.13%) ATM
7 3 (0.13%) FTP
8 2 (0.089%) SMS
9 1 (0.045%) Broadband
9 1 (0.045%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (28.43%) SQL Server
2 533 (23.83%) MySQL
3 152 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 94 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 41 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 39 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.12%) Big Data
13 25 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.49%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 276 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 187 (8.36%) Visual Studio
3 181 (8.09%) Subversion
4 140 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (2.32%) JIRA
5 52 (2.32%) Grunt
6 50 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
7 36 (1.61%) NUnit
8 34 (1.52%) Axure RP
9 31 (1.39%) Selenium
10 26 (1.16%) Mercurial
10 26 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.03%) Maven
12 20 (0.89%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 15 (0.67%) Ant
15 14 (0.63%) MSTest
16 12 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.54%) Jasmine
General
1 234 (10.46%) Marketing
2 186 (8.31%) Finance
3 107 (4.78%) Retail
4 26 (1.16%) Games
4 26 (1.16%) Advertising
5 22 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 21 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 21 (0.94%) Automotive
7 19 (0.85%) Billing
8 14 (0.63%) Music Industry
9 12 (0.54%) Law
10 10 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.40%) Back Office
12 6 (0.27%) Legal
13 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.18%) Banking
15 1 (0.045%) Publishing
15 1 (0.045%) Electronics
15 1 (0.045%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1867 (83.46%) Developer
2 463 (20.70%) .NET Developer
3 404 (18.06%) PHP Developer
4 374 (16.72%) Web Developer
5 317 (14.17%) Senior Developer
6 311 (13.90%) C# Developer
7 302 (13.50%) Front-End Developer
8 255 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 227 (10.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 219 (9.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 209 (9.34%) Designer
12 130 (5.81%) Junior
13 129 (5.77%) Junior Developer
14 100 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
15 97 (4.34%) Web Designer
16 94 (4.20%) Software Developer
17 81 (3.62%) Java Developer
18 76 (3.40%) .NET Web Developer
19 71 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
20 53 (2.37%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2165 (96.78%) HTML
2 1123 (50.20%) jQuery
3 996 (44.52%) .NET
4 848 (37.91%) HTML5
5 788 (35.23%) ASP.NET
6 561 (25.08%) CSS3
7 377 (16.85%) Web Services
8 344 (15.38%) Ajax
9 327 (14.62%) XML
10 299 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 297 (13.28%) .NET Framework
12 287 (12.83%) AngularJS
13 221 (9.88%) WCF
14 180 (8.05%) JSON
15 178 (7.96%) Sass
16 175 (7.82%) XHTML
17 143 (6.39%) Entity Framework
18 130 (5.81%) SOAP
19 119 (5.32%) LINQ
20 113 (5.05%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 296 (13.23%) User Experience
2 159 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 94 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 66 (2.95%) W3C
7 61 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 56 (2.50%) Social Media
9 47 (2.10%) Graphic Design
10 31 (1.39%) Open Source
11 23 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (0.80%) Photography
13 17 (0.76%) Animation
13 17 (0.76%) Digital Media
14 16 (0.72%) Social Network
15 14 (0.63%) iPhone
16 11 (0.49%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.49%) NHS
17 9 (0.40%) Blog
18 7 (0.31%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 252 (11.27%) Linux
2 234 (10.46%) Windows
3 88 (3.93%) Android
4 71 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.43%) UNIX
6 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.089%) Debian
12 2 (0.089%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.089%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.045%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (36.48%) MVC
3 404 (18.06%) OO
4 301 (13.46%) E-Commerce
5 300 (13.41%) OOP
6 298 (13.32%) Web Development
7 283 (12.65%) TDD
8 268 (11.98%) Scrum
9 241 (10.77%) Web Design
10 158 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 124 (5.54%) Unit Testing
12 109 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (4.83%) Software Engineering
14 106 (4.74%) SEO
15 102 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 92 (4.11%) CRM
17 87 (3.89%) OO PHP
18 70 (3.13%) SOA
19 61 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
20 59 (2.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1831 (81.85%) JavaScript
2 897 (40.10%) C#
3 720 (32.19%) PHP
4 696 (31.11%) SQL
5 224 (10.01%) Java
6 128 (5.72%) VB.NET
7 121 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 66 (2.95%) PHP5
9 62 (2.77%) Objective-C
10 59 (2.64%) VB
11 44 (1.97%) Ruby
12 41 (1.83%) Python
13 39 (1.74%) C++
14 37 (1.65%) Apple Swift
15 31 (1.39%) Perl
16 25 (1.12%) C
17 23 (1.03%) VB6
18 22 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.80%) Bash Shell
20 10 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (11.00%) Degree
2 46 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (0.72%) MCSD
3 16 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.49%) MCTS
4 11 (0.49%) MCP
4 11 (0.49%) MCAD
5 10 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.13%) PMP
6 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.045%) OCA
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.045%) ISEB
7 1 (0.045%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.045%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.70%) QA
2 19 (0.85%) WAI
3 7 (0.31%) SLA
4 6 (0.27%) WCAG
5 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.36%) Puppet
2 7 (0.31%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.089%) Plesk
5 1 (0.045%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 297 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 134 (5.99%) Zend
3 130 (5.81%) Adobe
4 90 (4.02%) Oracle
5 76 (3.40%) Twitter
6 75 (3.35%) Google
7 63 (2.82%) Facebook
8 50 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (1.83%) Telerik
9 41 (1.83%) Sitecore
10 40 (1.79%) Xamarin
11 35 (1.56%) EPiServer
12 21 (0.94%) Eloqua
13 15 (0.67%) Perforce
14 14 (0.63%) SAP
14 14 (0.63%) DevExpress
15 11 (0.49%) Business Objects
15 11 (0.49%) Apple
16 6 (0.27%) Apigee
17 5 (0.22%) Ektron
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