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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 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 1184 1045 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.18% 15.83% 16.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.63% 32.04% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 914 1172
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2844 3262 4185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.26% 49.42% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2525 2921 3780
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 762 £35,000 +9.37% 168
Cheshire 0 231 £40,000 +14.28% 52
Lancashire +3 110 £30,000 -7.69% 38
Merseyside -5 76 £37,500 +15.38% 26
Cumbria +1 6 £27,000 -22.85%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2373 (96.78%) HTML
2 1922 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 1228 (50.08%) jQuery
4 1180 (48.12%) .NET
5 1073 (43.76%) C#
6 1002 (40.86%) MVC
7 932 (38.01%) ASP.NET
8 879 (35.85%) HTML5
9 853 (34.79%) SQL
10 808 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
11 755 (30.79%) PHP
12 697 (28.43%) SQL Server
13 667 (27.20%) CSS3
14 608 (24.80%) MySQL
15 473 (19.29%) OO
16 420 (17.13%) Web Services
17 387 (15.78%) E-Commerce
18 384 (15.66%) .NET Framework
19 382 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
20 355 (14.48%) XML
21 353 (14.40%) Ajax
22 349 (14.23%) Microsoft
23 346 (14.11%) TDD
24 336 (13.70%) Git (software)
25 308 (12.56%) OOP
26 304 (12.40%) WCF
27 289 (11.79%) Windows
28 284 (11.58%) CMS
29 283 (11.54%) Photoshop
30 280 (11.42%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 284 (11.58%) CMS
2 257 (10.48%) WordPress
3 145 (5.91%) Umbraco
4 144 (5.87%) IIS
5 110 (4.49%) Node.js
6 92 (3.75%) Apache
7 77 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 52 (2.12%) Drupal
9 48 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 38 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 30 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 26 (1.06%) NServiceBus
13 20 (0.82%) Confluence
13 20 (0.82%) JBoss
13 20 (0.82%) Joomla!
14 11 (0.45%) Sitefinity
14 11 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 283 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 110 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 108 (4.40%) MS Excel
4 59 (2.41%) Fireworks
5 30 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (0.94%) InDesign
7 22 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (0.33%) MS Office
10 2 (0.082%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 168 (6.85%) Magento
2 14 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.29%) Tridion
5 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.082%) Zen Cart
7 2 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.041%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 116 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 12 (0.49%) GitHub
4 12 (0.49%) MailChimp
5 9 (0.37%) Office 365
6 8 (0.33%) SaaS
7 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.082%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.96%) HTTP
2 76 (3.10%) Internet
3 40 (1.63%) Intranet
4 13 (0.53%) SSL
5 7 (0.29%) SSH
6 4 (0.16%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.16%) IPsec
6 4 (0.16%) ATM
7 3 (0.12%) DNS
7 3 (0.12%) Extranet
8 2 (0.082%) VLAN
8 2 (0.082%) SMS
9 1 (0.041%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.041%) Broadband
9 1 (0.041%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.041%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (28.43%) SQL Server
2 608 (24.80%) MySQL
3 197 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 128 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 109 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 74 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 71 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 46 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 39 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (0.94%) Big Data
14 20 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.57%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 8 (0.33%) RavenDB
19 7 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 336 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 221 (9.01%) Subversion
3 208 (8.48%) Visual Studio
4 177 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (2.73%) NUnit
6 63 (2.57%) JIRA
6 63 (2.57%) Selenium
7 55 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
8 36 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 35 (1.43%) Grunt
10 33 (1.35%) SpecFlow
11 31 (1.26%) Maven
12 24 (0.98%) JUnit
13 21 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 21 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 18 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (0.73%) Eclipse
15 17 (0.69%) MSTest
15 17 (0.69%) Moq
16 16 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 258 (10.52%) Marketing
2 181 (7.38%) Finance
3 130 (5.30%) Retail
4 32 (1.31%) Games
5 31 (1.26%) Advertising
6 29 (1.18%) Automotive
7 27 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 20 (0.82%) Back Office
9 15 (0.61%) Law
9 15 (0.61%) Billing
10 14 (0.57%) Legal
10 14 (0.57%) Banking
11 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.53%) Music Industry
12 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.29%) Front Office
14 5 (0.20%) Publishing
15 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.082%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.041%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 2054 (83.77%) Developer
2 583 (23.78%) .NET Developer
3 451 (18.39%) Web Developer
4 439 (17.90%) PHP Developer
5 356 (14.52%) Senior Developer
6 331 (13.50%) C# Developer
7 282 (11.50%) Front-End Developer
8 272 (11.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 254 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 230 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 201 (8.20%) Designer
12 133 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
13 123 (5.02%) Software Developer
14 115 (4.69%) Junior
15 113 (4.61%) .NET Web Developer
16 110 (4.49%) Junior Developer
17 97 (3.96%) Web Designer
18 75 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 69 (2.81%) Java Developer
20 65 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2373 (96.78%) HTML
2 1228 (50.08%) jQuery
3 1180 (48.12%) .NET
4 932 (38.01%) ASP.NET
5 879 (35.85%) HTML5
6 667 (27.20%) CSS3
7 420 (17.13%) Web Services
8 384 (15.66%) .NET Framework
9 382 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 355 (14.48%) XML
11 353 (14.40%) Ajax
12 304 (12.40%) WCF
13 250 (10.20%) AngularJS
14 211 (8.61%) SOAP
15 188 (7.67%) LINQ
16 182 (7.42%) JSON
17 176 (7.18%) XHTML
18 169 (6.89%) Sass
19 160 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 159 (6.48%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 279 (11.38%) User Experience
2 169 (6.89%) Mobile App
3 105 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
4 82 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 78 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 62 (2.53%) Graphic Design
8 60 (2.45%) W3C
9 53 (2.16%) Open Source
10 50 (2.04%) Social Media
11 36 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (1.02%) Photography
13 22 (0.90%) iPhone
14 20 (0.82%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.69%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.65%) Animation
17 15 (0.61%) Social Network
18 13 (0.53%) Blog
18 13 (0.53%) Physics
19 12 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 289 (11.79%) Windows
2 280 (11.42%) Linux
3 108 (4.40%) Android
4 103 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.47%) UNIX
6 16 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.082%) Debian
14 2 (0.082%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.041%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.041%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (40.86%) MVC
2 808 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (19.29%) OO
4 387 (15.78%) E-Commerce
5 346 (14.11%) TDD
6 308 (12.56%) OOP
7 279 (11.38%) Web Development
8 259 (10.56%) Scrum
9 241 (9.83%) Web Design
10 173 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 148 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 138 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (4.89%) SEO
14 118 (4.81%) OO PHP
14 118 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 95 (3.87%) Software Engineering
16 84 (3.43%) CRM
17 77 (3.14%) BDD
18 74 (3.02%) SOA
19 71 (2.90%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1922 (78.38%) JavaScript
2 1073 (43.76%) C#
3 853 (34.79%) SQL
4 755 (30.79%) PHP
5 193 (7.87%) Java
6 189 (7.71%) T-SQL
7 129 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 96 (3.92%) PHP5
9 54 (2.20%) Objective-C
9 54 (2.20%) C++
10 49 (2.00%) VB
11 41 (1.67%) Ruby
12 35 (1.43%) Python
13 28 (1.14%) Perl
14 22 (0.90%) C
15 19 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.77%) VB6
16 15 (0.61%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.49%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 246 (10.03%) Degree
2 53 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (0.57%) MCSD
4 11 (0.45%) MCP
5 8 (0.33%) ISEB
5 8 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.29%) MCTS
7 6 (0.24%) MCAD
8 4 (0.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.12%) MCSE
10 2 (0.082%) HNC
10 2 (0.082%) HND
10 2 (0.082%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.041%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.041%) MCSA
11 1 (0.041%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.31%) QA
2 15 (0.61%) WAI
3 7 (0.29%) WCAG
4 4 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.082%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.41%) Puppet
2 5 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.082%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.082%) WSUS
4 2 (0.082%) Plesk
5 1 (0.041%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 349 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 153 (6.24%) Zend
3 136 (5.55%) Adobe
4 83 (3.38%) Twitter
5 81 (3.30%) Facebook
6 79 (3.22%) Oracle
7 61 (2.49%) Google
7 61 (2.49%) Sitecore
8 52 (2.12%) EPiServer
9 43 (1.75%) Xamarin
10 40 (1.63%) Telerik
11 28 (1.14%) Eloqua
12 25 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.73%) Apple
14 12 (0.49%) SAP
15 8 (0.33%) Rackspace
16 7 (0.29%) Business Objects
16 7 (0.29%) Perforce
17 6 (0.24%) Twilio
18 5 (0.20%) New Relic
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago