Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 329 288 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.54% 11.00% 13.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.36% 26.23% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 276 279 299
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +5.63%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,160 1,098 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 37.17% 41.92% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 930 920 766
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,375 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 59 £40,000 +14.29% 31
Warrington -1 56 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Wilmslow -6 33 £45,000 - 6
Macclesfield -6 32 £30,500 -18.67% 3
Crewe -10 31 £38,750 +1.31% 4
Knutsford +4 21 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Runcorn +9 16 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Northwich +11 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Nantwich -10 8 £27,500 -50.00% 4
Daresbury - 7 - -
Congleton - 2 £48,750 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £45,000 - 2
Middlewich - 1 £37,500 -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 322 (97.87%) HTML
2 278 (84.50%) JavaScript
3 186 (56.53%) MVC
4 169 (51.37%) C#
5 163 (49.54%) .NET
5 163 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (46.50%) SQL Server
7 141 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 141 (42.86%) jQuery
8 136 (41.34%) AngularJS
9 123 (37.39%) SQL
10 100 (30.40%) HTML5
11 94 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (27.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 82 (24.92%) Git (software)
14 76 (23.10%) OO
15 74 (22.49%) PHP
15 74 (22.49%) CSS3
16 70 (21.28%) Microsoft
17 67 (20.36%) MySQL
18 63 (19.15%) Web Services
19 58 (17.63%) Web Development
20 54 (16.41%) Java
20 54 (16.41%) MongoDB
21 51 (15.50%) REST
22 50 (15.20%) Scrum
23 48 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
24 46 (13.98%) .NET Framework
24 46 (13.98%) Linux
25 42 (12.77%) XML

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.34%) CMS
2 10 (3.04%) Umbraco
2 10 (3.04%) WordPress
3 9 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.22%) IIS
7 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (10.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.22%) InVision
3 4 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.22%) UXPin
4 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.30%) InDesign
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.04%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.60%) GitHub
4 22 (6.69%) DigitalOcean
5 5 (1.52%) SaaS
6 4 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.61%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.61%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.61%) npm
7 2 (0.61%) Office 365
7 2 (0.61%) Pure360
7 2 (0.61%) Trello
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.43%) Internet
2 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) BGP
4 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) Multicast
4 1 (0.30%) OSPF
4 1 (0.30%) RIP
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 67 (20.36%) MySQL
3 54 (16.41%) MongoDB
4 30 (9.12%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.08%) RavenDB
6 18 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (3.95%) Big Data
8 12 (3.65%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.74%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.52%) HBase
10 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.22%) SQLite
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.99%) PHPUnit
3 22 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.69%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.08%) Selenium
5 19 (5.78%) JIRA
6 15 (4.56%) NUnit
7 12 (3.65%) JUnit
8 11 (3.34%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.34%) Gradle
9 10 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.74%) Subversion
10 9 (2.74%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.43%) Maven
12 6 (1.82%) Ant
12 6 (1.82%) CA Release Automation
12 6 (1.82%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.82%) Moq
13 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (12.77%) Finance
2 39 (11.85%) Advertising
3 17 (5.17%) Retail
4 16 (4.86%) Marketing
5 15 (4.56%) Banking
6 10 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Games
8 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.22%) Automotive
9 4 (1.22%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 276 (83.89%) Developer
2 123 (37.39%) .NET Developer
3 61 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 51 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (15.20%) PHP Developer
6 38 (11.55%) Software Developer
7 36 (10.94%) Senior Developer
8 34 (10.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (9.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (7.60%) Web Developer
11 24 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (6.99%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 22 (6.69%) MySQL Developer
13 22 (6.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 21 (6.38%) Designer
15 20 (6.08%) SQL Developer
16 17 (5.17%) Junior
16 17 (5.17%) Junior Developer
16 17 (5.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (97.87%) HTML
2 163 (49.54%) .NET
3 141 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 141 (42.86%) jQuery
4 136 (41.34%) AngularJS
5 100 (30.40%) HTML5
6 94 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (27.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 74 (22.49%) CSS3
9 63 (19.15%) Web Services
10 51 (15.50%) REST
11 46 (13.98%) .NET Framework
12 42 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (12.77%) XML
13 36 (10.94%) Laravel
14 33 (10.03%) JSON
15 30 (9.12%) .NET Core
15 30 (9.12%) React
16 25 (7.60%) Ajax
16 25 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (10.03%) User Experience
3 26 (7.90%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.65%) Fintech
6 12 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.22%) Social Media
12 3 (0.91%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.30%) Animation
13 1 (0.30%) Blog
13 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.98%) Linux
2 27 (8.21%) Unix
3 13 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.34%) Android
5 9 (2.74%) Windows
6 2 (0.61%) SUSE
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (56.53%) MVC
2 163 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (23.10%) OO
4 58 (17.63%) Web Development
5 50 (15.20%) Scrum
6 42 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 41 (12.46%) Web Application Development
8 39 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (11.85%) Unit Testing
9 37 (11.25%) TDD
10 32 (9.73%) OOP
10 32 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (9.12%) Dependency Injection
12 28 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.21%) Collaborative Working
14 23 (6.99%) Process Improvement
15 22 (6.69%) Front End Development
16 19 (5.78%) SEO
17 17 (5.17%) Web Design
18 16 (4.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 278 (84.50%) JavaScript
2 169 (51.37%) C#
3 123 (37.39%) SQL
4 74 (22.49%) PHP
5 54 (16.41%) Java
6 24 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.69%) Python
8 10 (3.04%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.43%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.13%) Java 8
11 4 (1.22%) ES6
12 3 (0.91%) C
12 3 (0.91%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (6.99%) Degree
2 9 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.30%) CCIE
3 1 (0.30%) CCNP
3 1 (0.30%) CIPFA
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
1 3 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.65%) Docker
2 7 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.99%) New Relic
3 18 (5.47%) Google
4 15 (4.56%) Zend
5 13 (3.95%) Facebook
6 12 (3.65%) Capita
7 11 (3.34%) Adobe
7 11 (3.34%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.43%) Twitter
8 8 (2.43%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.52%) Splunk
11 4 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle
11 4 (1.22%) Talend
12 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.30%) Cisco
14 1 (0.30%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 1 (0.30%) F5