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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1035 1131 1398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.27% 16.07% 18.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.56% 36.69% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 877 916 1255
Average salary £35,700 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
2616 3083 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.13% 43.81% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2599 3228
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +2 570 £35,250 +0.71% 160
Cheshire +1 238 £40,000 +23.07% 87
Lancashire +4 147 £33,500 +9.83% 36
Merseyside -2 70 £31,000 -4.61% 28
Cumbria -1 4 £20,250 -33.60% 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2009 (97.34%) HTML
2 1633 (79.12%) JavaScript
3 990 (47.97%) jQuery
4 946 (45.83%) .NET
5 840 (40.70%) C#
6 816 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
7 767 (37.16%) ASP.NET
8 765 (37.06%) MVC
9 749 (36.29%) HTML5
10 599 (29.02%) SQL Server
11 587 (28.44%) PHP
12 560 (27.13%) SQL
13 464 (22.48%) CSS3
14 385 (18.65%) MySQL
15 365 (17.68%) AngularJS
16 364 (17.64%) Web Services
17 335 (16.23%) OO
18 325 (15.75%) XML
19 310 (15.02%) User Experience
20 294 (14.24%) Web Development
21 293 (14.20%) Ajax
22 291 (14.10%) Scrum
23 270 (13.08%) Microsoft
24 264 (12.79%) E-Commerce
25 263 (12.74%) .NET Framework
26 260 (12.60%) TDD
27 259 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
28 256 (12.40%) Java
29 249 (12.06%) Degree
30 218 (10.56%) OOP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 186 (9.01%) CMS
2 164 (7.95%) WordPress
3 116 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 86 (4.17%) Node.js
5 82 (3.97%) IIS
6 80 (3.88%) Apache
7 67 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 64 (3.10%) Drupal
9 52 (2.52%) Umbraco
10 48 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 25 (1.21%) JBoss
13 23 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.82%) Joomla!
14 17 (0.82%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.82%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.78%) nginx
16 12 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.53%) Kentico
18 8 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 164 (7.95%) Photoshop
2 92 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 70 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 44 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
6 34 (1.65%) Fireworks
7 32 (1.55%) InfoPath
8 28 (1.36%) MS Office
9 11 (0.53%) InDesign
10 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.24%) MS Project
11 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 142 (6.88%) Magento
2 41 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.44%) Tridion
5 4 (0.19%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Line 500
7 1 (0.048%) Shopify
7 1 (0.048%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.94%) Office 365
3 21 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.78%) GitHub
5 11 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.39%) SaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.15%) Force.com
8 2 (0.097%) Trello
8 2 (0.097%) Yammer
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.36%) Internet
2 66 (3.20%) HTTP
3 35 (1.70%) Intranet
4 14 (0.68%) Wireless
4 14 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.29%) SSL
6 5 (0.24%) SSH
7 3 (0.15%) Firewall
7 3 (0.15%) ATM
7 3 (0.15%) FTP
7 3 (0.15%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.097%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.097%) LDAP
8 2 (0.097%) DNS
8 2 (0.097%) Network Security
8 2 (0.097%) IPsec
9 1 (0.048%) Extranet
9 1 (0.048%) SMS
9 1 (0.048%) VoIP
9 1 (0.048%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (29.02%) SQL Server
2 385 (18.65%) MySQL
3 133 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 47 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 36 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 30 (1.45%) Big Data
12 24 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.39%) RavenDB
16 7 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 200 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 168 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 146 (7.07%) Subversion
4 142 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (3.34%) Grunt
6 45 (2.18%) Axure RP
7 34 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (1.36%) gulp
9 27 (1.31%) NUnit
10 26 (1.26%) Maven
11 23 (1.11%) JIRA
11 23 (1.11%) Bower
12 21 (1.02%) MSTest
13 19 (0.92%) Ant
13 19 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.82%) Jasmine
15 16 (0.78%) Selenium
16 14 (0.68%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 13 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 201 (9.74%) Finance
2 187 (9.06%) Marketing
3 86 (4.17%) Retail
4 34 (1.65%) Games
5 21 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 19 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 18 (0.87%) Billing
8 15 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 15 (0.73%) Back Office
9 12 (0.58%) Automotive
9 12 (0.58%) Advertising
9 12 (0.58%) Legal
10 11 (0.53%) Banking
11 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.24%) Law
14 3 (0.15%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.097%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.048%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.048%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1726 (83.62%) Developer
2 430 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 358 (17.34%) Web Developer
4 316 (15.31%) PHP Developer
5 312 (15.12%) C# Developer
6 304 (14.73%) Front-End Developer
7 259 (12.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 257 (12.45%) Senior Developer
9 224 (10.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 219 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 176 (8.53%) Designer
12 129 (6.25%) Junior
13 125 (6.06%) Junior Developer
14 109 (5.28%) Java Developer
15 98 (4.75%) Software Developer
16 88 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
17 86 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
18 76 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
19 65 (3.15%) Web Designer
20 64 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2009 (97.34%) HTML
2 990 (47.97%) jQuery
3 946 (45.83%) .NET
4 767 (37.16%) ASP.NET
5 749 (36.29%) HTML5
6 464 (22.48%) CSS3
7 365 (17.68%) AngularJS
8 364 (17.64%) Web Services
9 325 (15.75%) XML
10 293 (14.20%) Ajax
11 263 (12.74%) .NET Framework
12 259 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 216 (10.47%) WCF
14 163 (7.90%) Entity Framework
15 160 (7.75%) XHTML
16 159 (7.70%) Sass
17 148 (7.17%) JSON
18 134 (6.49%) LINQ
19 108 (5.23%) Backbone.js
20 107 (5.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 310 (15.02%) User Experience
2 150 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 82 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (2.96%) Social Media
4 61 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.62%) W3C
6 46 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 40 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (0.97%) Graphic Design
9 18 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 15 (0.73%) Taxonomies
11 14 (0.68%) NHS
11 14 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (0.53%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.53%) Blog
13 10 (0.48%) Social Network
13 10 (0.48%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.44%) BBC
14 9 (0.44%) Replication
14 9 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (9.79%) Linux
2 197 (9.54%) Windows
3 78 (3.78%) Android
4 61 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (0.78%) UNIX
6 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.34%) CentOS
8 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.097%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.097%) AIX
13 1 (0.048%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.048%) Debian
13 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (37.06%) MVC
3 335 (16.23%) OO
4 294 (14.24%) Web Development
5 291 (14.10%) Scrum
6 264 (12.79%) E-Commerce
7 260 (12.60%) TDD
8 218 (10.56%) OOP
9 168 (8.14%) Web Design
10 157 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 145 (7.03%) SDLC
12 131 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 129 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 102 (4.94%) SEO
15 96 (4.65%) Mentoring
16 93 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (4.17%) CRM
18 84 (4.07%) Content Management
19 72 (3.49%) Project Management
19 72 (3.49%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1633 (79.12%) JavaScript
2 840 (40.70%) C#
3 587 (28.44%) PHP
4 560 (27.13%) SQL
5 256 (12.40%) Java
6 136 (6.59%) T-SQL
7 110 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 59 (2.86%) VB
9 48 (2.33%) Python
10 44 (2.13%) Ruby
11 43 (2.08%) Perl
12 40 (1.94%) Objective-C
13 38 (1.84%) PHP5
14 32 (1.55%) C++
15 27 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.26%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.07%) C
18 19 (0.92%) VB6
19 16 (0.78%) Apple Swift
20 12 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 249 (12.06%) Degree
2 36 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.44%) MCP
6 9 (0.44%) MCAD
6 9 (0.44%) MCSD
6 9 (0.44%) MCTS
7 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.15%) PMP
9 3 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.15%) OCMJD
9 3 (0.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.097%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.048%) OCAJ
11 1 (0.048%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.52%) QA
2 9 (0.44%) WAI
3 7 (0.34%) SLA
4 6 (0.29%) HL7
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.29%) Puppet
2 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.097%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.097%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.097%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.097%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 270 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 111 (5.38%) Adobe
3 99 (4.80%) Zend
4 85 (4.12%) Oracle
5 76 (3.68%) Google
6 39 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 24 (1.16%) Telerik
9 22 (1.07%) Perforce
9 22 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 18 (0.87%) Business Objects
11 17 (0.82%) Twitter
12 15 (0.73%) Facebook
13 14 (0.68%) DevExpress
14 13 (0.63%) Apple
15 9 (0.44%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.39%) Yahoo!
17 7 (0.34%) IBM
18 6 (0.29%) SAP
18 6 (0.29%) Apigee
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 23 days + BH, pension, flexitime
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Altrincham, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
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Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 - 46k & an excellent package
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Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per month
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
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