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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1340 1120 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.33% 16.70% 15.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.98% 33.11% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 988 1113
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 £46,100 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 859 £35,000 +7.69% 112
Cheshire +1 259 £40,000 +14.28% 42
Lancashire +5 119 £30,000 -7.69% 21
Merseyside -4 93 £36,000 +10.76% 6
Cumbria -1 7 £27,000 -22.85%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2487 (97.03%) HTML
2 1993 (77.76%) JavaScript
3 1307 (50.99%) jQuery
4 1240 (48.38%) .NET
5 1124 (43.85%) C#
6 1051 (41.01%) MVC
7 987 (38.51%) ASP.NET
8 911 (35.54%) HTML5
9 872 (34.02%) SQL
10 855 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
11 768 (29.96%) PHP
12 721 (28.13%) SQL Server
13 693 (27.04%) CSS3
14 615 (24.00%) MySQL
15 485 (18.92%) OO
16 456 (17.79%) Web Services
17 424 (16.54%) .NET Framework
18 403 (15.72%) E-Commerce
19 392 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 388 (15.14%) XML
21 373 (14.55%) TDD
22 371 (14.48%) Microsoft
23 366 (14.28%) Ajax
24 361 (14.09%) Git (software)
25 332 (12.95%) WCF
26 324 (12.64%) Photoshop
27 318 (12.41%) OOP
28 313 (12.21%) CMS
29 302 (11.78%) Web Development
30 296 (11.55%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 313 (12.21%) CMS
2 279 (10.89%) WordPress
3 167 (6.52%) Umbraco
4 146 (5.70%) IIS
5 108 (4.21%) Node.js
6 91 (3.55%) Apache
7 79 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 61 (2.38%) Drupal
9 60 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 34 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 24 (0.94%) NServiceBus
12 22 (0.86%) Confluence
13 20 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.70%) JBoss
14 18 (0.70%) Joomla!
15 17 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.51%) Sitefinity
17 9 (0.35%) ColdFusion
18 8 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
18 8 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 324 (12.64%) Photoshop
2 124 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 120 (4.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 60 (2.34%) Fireworks
5 45 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 29 (1.13%) InDesign
7 23 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (0.27%) MS Office
10 2 (0.078%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.078%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.039%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.039%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 183 (7.14%) Magento
2 16 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) Tridion
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.078%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.078%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.039%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 12 (0.47%) GitHub
4 12 (0.47%) MailChimp
5 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.27%) SaaS
7 4 (0.16%) Office 365
8 2 (0.078%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.55%) HTTP
2 87 (3.39%) Internet
3 45 (1.76%) Intranet
4 14 (0.55%) SSL
5 8 (0.31%) SSH
6 5 (0.20%) ATM
7 4 (0.16%) DNS
7 4 (0.16%) Extranet
8 2 (0.078%) VLAN
8 2 (0.078%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.078%) Broadband
8 2 (0.078%) IPsec
9 1 (0.039%) SMS
9 1 (0.039%) SMTP
9 1 (0.039%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.039%) FTP
9 1 (0.039%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.039%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.039%) MPLS
9 1 (0.039%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 615 (24.00%) MySQL
3 195 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 141 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 103 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 75 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 41 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (0.86%) Big Data
14 20 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (0.62%) RavenDB
16 15 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.31%) Informix
19 7 (0.27%) Redis
19 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 361 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 246 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 214 (8.35%) Subversion
4 199 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 75 (2.93%) Selenium
6 73 (2.85%) NUnit
7 66 (2.58%) JIRA
8 64 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
9 35 (1.37%) Maven
9 35 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 35 (1.37%) Grunt
10 32 (1.25%) JUnit
11 31 (1.21%) Mercurial
12 25 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 25 (0.98%) Jenkins
13 23 (0.90%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.78%) MSTest
14 20 (0.78%) Bitbucket
14 20 (0.78%) Axure RP
15 19 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 262 (10.22%) Marketing
2 198 (7.73%) Finance
3 148 (5.77%) Retail
4 37 (1.44%) Games
4 37 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.33%) Advertising
6 27 (1.05%) Automotive
7 22 (0.86%) Banking
8 19 (0.74%) Back Office
9 17 (0.66%) Billing
10 13 (0.51%) Law
11 12 (0.47%) Legal
12 11 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.43%) Music Industry
13 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.27%) Front Office
14 7 (0.27%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.20%) Publishing
16 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.078%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2165 (84.47%) Developer
2 603 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 502 (19.59%) Web Developer
4 447 (17.44%) PHP Developer
5 363 (14.16%) Senior Developer
6 348 (13.58%) C# Developer
7 305 (11.90%) Front-End Developer
8 290 (11.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 276 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 246 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 220 (8.58%) Designer
12 132 (5.15%) Junior
13 131 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
14 127 (4.96%) Junior Developer
15 124 (4.84%) Software Developer
16 123 (4.80%) .NET Web Developer
17 90 (3.51%) Web Designer
18 78 (3.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 74 (2.89%) Java Developer
20 70 (2.73%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2487 (97.03%) HTML
2 1307 (50.99%) jQuery
3 1240 (48.38%) .NET
4 987 (38.51%) ASP.NET
5 911 (35.54%) HTML5
6 693 (27.04%) CSS3
7 456 (17.79%) Web Services
8 424 (16.54%) .NET Framework
9 392 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 388 (15.14%) XML
11 366 (14.28%) Ajax
12 332 (12.95%) WCF
13 252 (9.83%) AngularJS
14 247 (9.64%) SOAP
15 225 (8.78%) LINQ
16 194 (7.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 185 (7.22%) Backbone.js
18 182 (7.10%) XHTML
19 172 (6.71%) Sass
20 169 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 296 (11.55%) User Experience
2 184 (7.18%) Mobile App
3 104 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 90 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 81 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (2.85%) Open Source
7 72 (2.81%) Graphic Design
8 64 (2.50%) W3C
9 62 (2.42%) N-Tier
10 55 (2.15%) Social Media
11 34 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
12 29 (1.13%) Photography
13 23 (0.90%) iPhone
14 22 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.66%) Animation
16 16 (0.62%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.59%) Physics
17 15 (0.59%) Digital Media
18 13 (0.51%) Blog
19 12 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 272 (10.61%) Linux
2 267 (10.42%) Windows
3 114 (4.45%) Apple iOS
4 112 (4.37%) Android
5 36 (1.40%) UNIX
6 20 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.039%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.039%) Debian
13 1 (0.039%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1051 (41.01%) MVC
2 855 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
3 485 (18.92%) OO
4 403 (15.72%) E-Commerce
5 373 (14.55%) TDD
6 318 (12.41%) OOP
7 302 (11.78%) Web Development
8 279 (10.89%) Scrum
9 242 (9.44%) Web Design
10 192 (7.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 162 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
12 153 (5.97%) Unit Testing
13 127 (4.96%) SEO
13 127 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 123 (4.80%) OO PHP
15 107 (4.17%) Software Engineering
16 96 (3.75%) BDD
17 82 (3.20%) CRM
18 77 (3.00%) Email Marketing
19 75 (2.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1993 (77.76%) JavaScript
2 1124 (43.85%) C#
3 872 (34.02%) SQL
4 768 (29.96%) PHP
5 202 (7.88%) Java
6 199 (7.76%) T-SQL
7 132 (5.15%) VB.NET
8 106 (4.14%) PHP5
9 48 (1.87%) C++
10 45 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 43 (1.68%) Ruby
12 39 (1.52%) VB
13 38 (1.48%) Python
14 31 (1.21%) Perl
15 19 (0.74%) C
16 15 (0.59%) VB6
16 15 (0.59%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.47%) XPath
18 10 (0.39%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 262 (10.22%) Degree
2 49 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.39%) MCSD
4 7 (0.27%) MCP
4 7 (0.27%) ISEB
4 7 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.16%) MCSE
6 3 (0.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.078%) MCTS
7 2 (0.078%) HNC
7 2 (0.078%) HND
8 1 (0.039%) MCAD
8 1 (0.039%) MCSA
8 1 (0.039%) CCNA
8 1 (0.039%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.039%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.25%) QA
2 12 (0.47%) WAI
3 7 (0.27%) WCAG
4 4 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.20%) Docker
3 2 (0.078%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.27%) Puppet
2 5 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.16%) Hyperic
3 4 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.078%) WSUS
4 2 (0.078%) Plesk
Vendors
1 371 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 158 (6.16%) Zend
3 154 (6.01%) Adobe
4 86 (3.36%) Twitter
5 84 (3.28%) Facebook
6 76 (2.97%) Oracle
7 73 (2.85%) Sitecore
8 72 (2.81%) Google
9 65 (2.54%) EPiServer
10 33 (1.29%) Telerik
10 33 (1.29%) Xamarin
11 31 (1.21%) Eloqua
12 26 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.59%) Apple
14 13 (0.51%) SAP
15 12 (0.47%) IBM
16 10 (0.39%) Perforce
17 9 (0.35%) Twilio
18 8 (0.31%) Rackspace
18 8 (0.31%) VMware
Cheadle, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + award winning training benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago