The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing CSS 63 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.80% 17.86% 12.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.57% 34.57% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 35
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
CSS
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.72% 51.65% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 88
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CSS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CSS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSS across the Watford region.

CSS Salary Trend in Watford

CSS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

CSS Salary Histogram in Watford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 131 (92.91%) HTML
2 128 (90.78%) JavaScript
3 63 (44.68%) Java
4 56 (39.72%) E-Commerce
5 53 (37.59%) Finance
6 52 (36.88%) MVC
6 52 (36.88%) jQuery
7 51 (36.17%) SQL
8 49 (34.75%) .NET
8 49 (34.75%) Retail
9 46 (32.62%) HTML5
10 42 (29.79%) JSP
11 41 (29.08%) C#
12 39 (27.66%) XHTML
13 38 (26.95%) J2EE
14 36 (25.53%) ASP.NET
14 36 (25.53%) Web Development
15 32 (22.70%) OO
16 30 (21.28%) Eclipse
17 28 (19.86%) XML
17 28 (19.86%) Ajax
18 27 (19.15%) Oracle
19 26 (18.44%) CSS3
20 25 (17.73%) Degree
20 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
21 23 (16.31%) Windows
22 22 (15.60%) Servlets
22 22 (15.60%) Marketing
23 21 (14.89%) WebSphere
23 21 (14.89%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 21 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 21 (14.89%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.18%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.77%) CMS
4 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.09%) IIS
6 8 (5.67%) Node.js
7 7 (4.96%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.96%) Apache
8 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.84%) WordPress
10 3 (2.13%) Liferay
11 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.84%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.42%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Magento
2 6 (4.26%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.71%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) Internet
2 10 (7.09%) HTTP
3 3 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) DB2
2 12 (8.51%) MySQL
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.13%) Informix
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Eclipse
2 18 (12.77%) Subversion
3 13 (9.22%) JUnit
3 13 (9.22%) Rational Application Developer
4 11 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Ant
6 6 (4.26%) Maven
7 5 (3.55%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.42%) NUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 53 (37.59%) Finance
2 49 (34.75%) Retail
3 22 (15.60%) Marketing
4 13 (9.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (65.25%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) Senior Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 19 (13.48%) Consultant
6 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Designer
7 10 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Programmer
8 8 (5.67%) WebSphere Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (4.26%) Systems Architect
10 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Web Designer
10 6 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (92.91%) HTML
2 52 (36.88%) jQuery
3 49 (34.75%) .NET
4 46 (32.62%) HTML5
5 42 (29.79%) JSP
6 39 (27.66%) XHTML
7 38 (26.95%) J2EE
8 36 (25.53%) ASP.NET
9 28 (19.86%) XML
9 28 (19.86%) Ajax
10 26 (18.44%) CSS3
11 22 (15.60%) Servlets
12 16 (11.35%) Web Services
12 16 (11.35%) .NET Framework
13 14 (9.93%) EJB
13 14 (9.93%) Semantic HTML
14 13 (9.22%) Struts
14 13 (9.22%) JSTL
14 13 (9.22%) WCF
15 12 (8.51%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) W3C
2 9 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.67%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.84%) Social Media
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Online Games
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Windows
2 21 (14.89%) Linux
3 20 (14.18%) UNIX
4 8 (5.67%) AIX
5 7 (4.96%) Solaris
6 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.42%) Android
7 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.71%) SUSE
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) E-Commerce
2 52 (36.88%) MVC
3 36 (25.53%) Web Development
4 32 (22.70%) OO
5 20 (14.18%) Scrum
6 18 (12.77%) TDD
6 18 (12.77%) Content Management
7 17 (12.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (11.35%) Web Design
9 15 (10.64%) SEO
10 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (9.22%) Information Architecture
11 10 (7.09%) OOP
12 8 (5.67%) Workflow
12 8 (5.67%) Analytics
12 8 (5.67%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (4.96%) RAD
13 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.26%) Web Application Development
14 6 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 128 (90.78%) JavaScript
2 63 (44.68%) Java
3 51 (36.17%) SQL
4 41 (29.08%) C#
5 21 (14.89%) PHP
6 8 (5.67%) Perl
6 8 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.96%) ABAP
8 6 (4.26%) SAPscript
9 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.84%) PHP5
10 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.42%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) WCAG
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Oracle
2 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.64%) Adobe
3 15 (10.64%) IBM
4 14 (9.93%) Demandware
5 12 (8.51%) hybris
6 11 (7.80%) CyberSource
6 11 (7.80%) DataCash
6 11 (7.80%) Ogone
7 10 (7.09%) ATG
8 7 (4.96%) Sun
8 7 (4.96%) SAP
9 6 (4.26%) JBoss
9 6 (4.26%) Sybase
9 6 (4.26%) Endeca
10 5 (3.55%) Twitter
11 3 (2.13%) Zend
11 3 (2.13%) Perforce
12 1 (0.71%) Telerik
12 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
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