The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1130 1302 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.04% 17.80% 12.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.53% 37.32% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1152 877
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 £24,000 £24,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3093 3489 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.92% 47.69% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 3111 3258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
CSS
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 665 £35,000 +7.69% 142
Cheshire +1 262 £32,500 - 48
Merseyside -3 106 £35,000 +7.69% 32
Lancashire -3 89 £32,750 +9.16% 21
Cumbria +3 2 £30,500 -17.56% 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2251 (96.20%) HTML
2 1795 (76.71%) JavaScript
3 1127 (48.16%) jQuery
4 1044 (44.62%) .NET
5 953 (40.73%) C#
6 820 (35.04%) ASP.NET
7 815 (34.83%) MVC
8 731 (31.24%) SQL
9 631 (26.97%) HTML5
10 625 (26.71%) PHP
11 622 (26.58%) SQL Server
12 511 (21.84%) MySQL
13 449 (19.19%) XML
14 434 (18.55%) OO
15 410 (17.52%) CSS3
16 389 (16.62%) E-Commerce
17 371 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
18 364 (15.56%) .NET Framework
19 343 (14.66%) Ajax
20 332 (14.19%) Marketing
21 330 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
22 320 (13.68%) Microsoft
23 315 (13.46%) Web Services
24 301 (12.86%) TDD
25 297 (12.69%) Web Development
26 262 (11.20%) Scrum
27 255 (10.90%) Photoshop
28 251 (10.73%) Linux
28 251 (10.73%) CMS
29 246 (10.51%) Degree

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 251 (10.73%) CMS
2 165 (7.05%) WordPress
3 123 (5.26%) IIS
4 112 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 106 (4.53%) Apache
6 72 (3.08%) Umbraco
7 59 (2.52%) Drupal
8 55 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 52 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.54%) Node.js
11 27 (1.15%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.03%) nginx
13 22 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 19 (0.81%) SAS
15 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.43%) ColdFusion
17 9 (0.38%) uWSGI
18 8 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
19 7 (0.30%) Sitefinity
19 7 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 255 (10.90%) Photoshop
2 105 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 104 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 36 (1.54%) Fireworks
5 30 (1.28%) InDesign
6 12 (0.51%) MS Office
7 10 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.13%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.085%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 165 (7.05%) Magento
2 25 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.043%) Tridion
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.51%) Trello
3 11 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.21%) GitHub
5 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.043%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.02%) Internet
2 51 (2.18%) Intranet
3 45 (1.92%) HTTP
4 23 (0.98%) SSL
5 18 (0.77%) DNS
6 10 (0.43%) RFID
7 7 (0.30%) DHCP
8 6 (0.26%) SMTP
8 6 (0.26%) Firewall
9 5 (0.21%) Extranet
9 5 (0.21%) WAN
9 5 (0.21%) LAN
10 4 (0.17%) SAN
10 4 (0.17%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.13%) NFC
11 3 (0.13%) VPN
11 3 (0.13%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.13%) LDAP
11 3 (0.13%) MPLS
11 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 511 (21.84%) MySQL
3 167 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 103 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 99 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 82 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 39 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.03%) RavenDB
12 13 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.56%) Big Data
13 9 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.38%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.21%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 193 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 178 (7.61%) Visual Studio
3 170 (7.26%) Subversion
4 155 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 63 (2.69%) Dreamweaver
6 47 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 44 (1.88%) JIRA
8 38 (1.62%) NUnit
9 37 (1.58%) Selenium
10 30 (1.28%) Maven
11 27 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 27 (1.15%) Moq
12 26 (1.11%) PhoneGap
13 23 (0.98%) Jenkins
14 22 (0.94%) JUnit
15 19 (0.81%) ReSharper
15 19 (0.81%) Axure RP
16 17 (0.73%) Grunt
17 16 (0.68%) Hudson
18 12 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 332 (14.19%) Marketing
2 156 (6.67%) Finance
3 112 (4.79%) Retail
4 32 (1.37%) Games
5 31 (1.32%) Advertising
6 26 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 23 (0.98%) Automotive
8 20 (0.85%) Banking
9 19 (0.81%) Publishing
10 16 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.64%) Billing
12 14 (0.60%) Back Office
13 8 (0.34%) Legal
14 7 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.17%) Electronics
16 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.13%) Law
18 1 (0.043%) Military
Job Titles
1 1969 (84.15%) Developer
2 509 (21.75%) Web Developer
3 481 (20.56%) .NET Developer
4 357 (15.26%) PHP Developer
5 341 (14.57%) C# Developer
6 281 (12.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 263 (11.24%) Senior Developer
8 255 (10.90%) Front-End Developer
9 247 (10.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 229 (9.79%) Designer
10 229 (9.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 160 (6.84%) Software Developer
12 128 (5.47%) Junior
13 118 (5.04%) Junior Developer
14 105 (4.49%) Java Developer
15 104 (4.44%) Lead Developer
16 95 (4.06%) Web Designer
17 92 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
18 86 (3.68%) Front-End Web Developer
19 81 (3.46%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2251 (96.20%) HTML
2 1127 (48.16%) jQuery
3 1044 (44.62%) .NET
4 820 (35.04%) ASP.NET
5 631 (26.97%) HTML5
6 449 (19.19%) XML
7 410 (17.52%) CSS3
8 364 (15.56%) .NET Framework
9 343 (14.66%) Ajax
10 330 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 315 (13.46%) Web Services
12 240 (10.26%) WCF
13 239 (10.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 204 (8.72%) LINQ
15 199 (8.50%) XHTML
16 166 (7.09%) SOAP
17 144 (6.15%) JSON
18 115 (4.91%) REST
19 114 (4.87%) XSLT
20 105 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 147 (6.28%) Mobile App
2 117 (5.00%) Social Media
3 111 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 82 (3.50%) W3C
5 71 (3.03%) Open Source
6 57 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 47 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 28 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 27 (1.15%) Physics
11 25 (1.07%) Graphic Design
12 21 (0.90%) iPhone
13 20 (0.85%) Xbox
13 20 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (0.77%) NHS
15 15 (0.64%) Web 2.0
15 15 (0.64%) FMCG
16 13 (0.56%) Statistics
17 12 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 251 (10.73%) Linux
2 149 (6.37%) Windows
3 120 (5.13%) Android
4 105 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 72 (3.08%) UNIX
6 14 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.26%) Debian
9 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.21%) CentOS
10 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) Solaris
13 2 (0.085%) AIX
13 2 (0.085%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (34.83%) MVC
2 434 (18.55%) OO
3 389 (16.62%) E-Commerce
4 371 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 301 (12.86%) TDD
6 297 (12.69%) Web Development
7 262 (11.20%) Scrum
8 205 (8.76%) OOP
9 173 (7.39%) Web Design
10 166 (7.09%) SEO
11 146 (6.24%) OO PHP
12 131 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 126 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 108 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 95 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (3.72%) Digital Marketing
17 83 (3.55%) OOD
18 76 (3.25%) Project Management
19 67 (2.86%) Web Application Development
20 66 (2.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1795 (76.71%) JavaScript
2 953 (40.73%) C#
3 731 (31.24%) SQL
4 625 (26.71%) PHP
5 228 (9.74%) Java
6 189 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 154 (6.58%) VB.NET
8 102 (4.36%) PHP5
9 74 (3.16%) Ruby
10 46 (1.97%) Python
11 41 (1.75%) Perl
12 31 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 25 (1.07%) VB
13 25 (1.07%) C++
14 24 (1.03%) C
15 22 (0.94%) XQuery
16 21 (0.90%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.64%) ActionScript
18 14 (0.60%) XPath
19 13 (0.56%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 246 (10.51%) Degree
2 32 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.77%) HND
5 16 (0.68%) HNC
6 15 (0.64%) MCSE
7 13 (0.56%) MCP
8 4 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) MCSD
10 1 (0.043%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.043%) CCNP
10 1 (0.043%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.043%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.043%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.05%) QA
2 20 (0.85%) WAI
3 14 (0.60%) WCAG
4 13 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.30%) Squid
2 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.21%) vSphere
4 4 (0.17%) vCloud
5 3 (0.13%) KVM
5 3 (0.13%) NFS
5 3 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (0.38%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.21%) Puppet
2 5 (0.21%) WSUS
3 4 (0.17%) SCCM
3 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.085%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.085%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.043%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 320 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 155 (6.62%) Adobe
3 130 (5.56%) Zend
4 83 (3.55%) Google
5 81 (3.46%) Oracle
6 64 (2.74%) Sitecore
7 46 (1.97%) Twitter
8 36 (1.54%) Facebook
9 28 (1.20%) IBM
10 25 (1.07%) JBoss
11 21 (0.90%) Sencha
12 13 (0.56%) Yahoo!
12 13 (0.56%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.51%) Apple
14 11 (0.47%) SAP
14 11 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.47%) VMware
14 11 (0.47%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.38%) HP
16 7 (0.30%) ATG
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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HAVAS LYNX
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday