The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 710 712 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.19% 12.79% 10.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.22% 34.92% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 616 643 461
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2016 2039 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.47% 36.62% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1817 1713
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CSS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CSS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CSS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

CSS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CSS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Birmingham +3 200 £35,000 -2.77% 27
Staffordshire -3 123 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Warwickshire -1 115 £32,500 - 19
Coventry +10 69 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Worcestershire -1 67 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Solihull -7 34 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Wolverhampton +5 30 £29,000 +5.45%
Shropshire -3 8 £17,500 -49.27% 2
Herefordshire -6 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Walsall -4 1 £38,500 +30.50%
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1275 (96.74%) HTML
2 1005 (76.25%) JavaScript
3 717 (54.40%) .NET
4 640 (48.56%) jQuery
5 602 (45.68%) C#
6 572 (43.40%) ASP.NET
7 491 (37.25%) SQL
8 481 (36.49%) SQL Server
9 477 (36.19%) HTML5
10 407 (30.88%) MVC
11 340 (25.80%) CSS3
12 336 (25.49%) PHP
13 310 (23.52%) Microsoft
14 285 (21.62%) XML
15 271 (20.56%) Ajax
16 264 (20.03%) Web Development
17 260 (19.73%) MySQL
18 240 (18.21%) VB.NET
19 199 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
20 196 (14.87%) Web Services
21 178 (13.51%) .NET Framework
22 161 (12.22%) OO
23 157 (11.91%) Degree
24 153 (11.61%) TDD
25 142 (10.77%) E-Commerce
25 142 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
26 139 (10.55%) Java
27 138 (10.47%) CMS
28 134 (10.17%) Photoshop
29 130 (9.86%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 138 (10.47%) CMS
2 108 (8.19%) WordPress
3 98 (7.44%) SharePoint
4 67 (5.08%) Apache
5 53 (4.02%) IIS
6 46 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 44 (3.34%) Umbraco
8 42 (3.19%) Node.js
9 36 (2.73%) Drupal
10 24 (1.82%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.83%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 134 (10.17%) Photoshop
2 102 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 45 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (1.52%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.53%) MS Office
6 7 (0.53%) InDesign
7 6 (0.46%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.15%) MS Project
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 68 (5.16%) Magento
2 22 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.14%) WebTrends
4 13 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.61%) e-Work
7 6 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.076%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.076%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.79%) SaaS
2 27 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.23%) GitHub
5 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.076%) Heroku
6 1 (0.076%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.96%) Internet
2 27 (2.05%) DNS
3 15 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.06%) Extranet
5 12 (0.91%) HTTP
6 9 (0.68%) SSL
7 8 (0.61%) DHCP
8 7 (0.53%) SSH
9 6 (0.46%) Intranet
10 5 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.30%) OSPF
11 4 (0.30%) BGP
11 4 (0.30%) Firewall
12 3 (0.23%) VPN
12 3 (0.23%) Broadband
12 3 (0.23%) FWSM
13 2 (0.15%) LDAP
13 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 260 (19.73%) MySQL
3 63 (4.78%) Relational Database
3 63 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 36 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (0.99%) MS Access
12 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.61%) Big Data
14 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.46%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.38%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 130 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 114 (8.65%) Visual Studio
3 106 (8.04%) Subversion
4 57 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (3.49%) JIRA
6 24 (1.82%) Ant
7 22 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 15 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (1.06%) Hudson
10 13 (0.99%) JUnit
10 13 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
10 13 (0.99%) Selenium
10 13 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.99%) PhoneGap
10 13 (0.99%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.91%) Xcode
12 11 (0.83%) Phing
13 10 (0.76%) RSpec
13 10 (0.76%) Maven
13 10 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 91 (6.90%) Marketing
2 67 (5.08%) Automotive
3 60 (4.55%) Retail
4 59 (4.48%) Finance
5 40 (3.03%) Games
6 23 (1.75%) Advertising
7 20 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.30%) Billing
11 4 (0.30%) Legal
12 3 (0.23%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Banking
12 3 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.076%) Electronics
13 1 (0.076%) Publishing
13 1 (0.076%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1159 (87.94%) Developer
2 327 (24.81%) .NET Developer
3 272 (20.64%) Web Developer
4 175 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 162 (12.29%) C# Developer
6 157 (11.91%) PHP Developer
7 139 (10.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 112 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 101 (7.66%) Front-End Developer
10 87 (6.60%) Software Developer
11 76 (5.77%) Junior
12 69 (5.24%) Junior Developer
13 68 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 62 (4.70%) Java Developer
15 59 (4.48%) Designer
16 53 (4.02%) Programmer
17 52 (3.95%) Graduate
18 48 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
18 48 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
18 48 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1275 (96.74%) HTML
2 717 (54.40%) .NET
3 640 (48.56%) jQuery
4 572 (43.40%) ASP.NET
5 477 (36.19%) HTML5
6 340 (25.80%) CSS3
7 285 (21.62%) XML
8 271 (20.56%) Ajax
9 196 (14.87%) Web Services
10 178 (13.51%) .NET Framework
11 142 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 98 (7.44%) XHTML
13 86 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 86 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 83 (6.30%) AngularJS
15 82 (6.22%) JSON
15 82 (6.22%) WCF
16 80 (6.07%) XSLT
17 78 (5.92%) Backbone.js
18 69 (5.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 69 (5.24%) Open Source
3 68 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.40%) N-Tier
5 40 (3.03%) Social Media
6 38 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.06%) Animation
9 11 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.83%) Graphic Design
10 10 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.61%) iPhone
11 8 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (0.53%) W3C
13 6 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.46%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.38%) iPad
14 5 (0.38%) Xbox
14 5 (0.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.80%) Linux
2 113 (8.57%) Windows
3 63 (4.78%) Android
4 49 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 37 (2.81%) UNIX
6 13 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 13 (0.99%) CentOS
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.53%) Fedora
9 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.38%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Debian
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (30.88%) MVC
2 264 (20.03%) Web Development
3 199 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (12.22%) OO
5 153 (11.61%) TDD
6 142 (10.77%) E-Commerce
7 114 (8.65%) SEO
8 103 (7.81%) Unit Testing
9 93 (7.06%) Scrum
10 90 (6.83%) OOP
11 89 (6.75%) Software Engineering
12 81 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 71 (5.39%) Web Design
14 62 (4.70%) SOA
15 59 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (4.17%) CRM
17 40 (3.03%) Content Management
17 40 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
18 34 (2.58%) Document Management
18 34 (2.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1005 (76.25%) JavaScript
2 602 (45.68%) C#
3 491 (37.25%) SQL
4 336 (25.49%) PHP
5 240 (18.21%) VB.NET
6 139 (10.55%) Java
7 113 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 90 (6.83%) VB
9 74 (5.61%) PHP5
10 39 (2.96%) Python
11 35 (2.66%) ActionScript
12 33 (2.50%) VB6
13 32 (2.43%) C++
14 25 (1.90%) ActionScript 3.0
15 24 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.44%) Ruby
17 17 (1.29%) Perl
17 17 (1.29%) CoffeeScript
18 16 (1.21%) Groovy
19 13 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (11.91%) Degree
2 33 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.21%) MCSD
5 6 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) MCSE
7 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.076%) OCA
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.076%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.076%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.90%) QA
2 23 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.30%) Squid
1 4 (0.30%) Samba
2 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.61%) Puppet
2 7 (0.53%) Plesk
2 7 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.076%) OPNET
5 1 (0.076%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 310 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 95 (7.21%) Zend
3 75 (5.69%) Adobe
4 66 (5.01%) Oracle
5 42 (3.19%) Google
6 40 (3.03%) Facebook
7 35 (2.66%) Twitter
8 31 (2.35%) AccuRev
9 21 (1.59%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.14%) Apple
11 13 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.83%) IBM
12 11 (0.83%) Metastorm
13 10 (0.76%) Sencha
14 9 (0.68%) Business Objects
14 9 (0.68%) JBoss
15 8 (0.61%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.61%) Cognos
16 7 (0.53%) Lotus
17 6 (0.46%) Appcelerator
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TOUCH SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago