Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing CSS 196 235 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.35% 9.81% 10.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.34% 28.01% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 165 200 298
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%

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 744 839 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.08% 35.02% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 603 681 1,050
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +1 37 £50,000 +53.85% 13
Crewe -1 31 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Warrington -14 27 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Wilmslow +4 19 £45,000 - 6
Knutsford +25 16 £59,000 +17.41% 1
Macclesfield +8 16 £35,000 +12.90% 6
Runcorn +1 15 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Nantwich +11 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Northwich -4 3 £42,500 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 - 3
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 188 (95.92%) HTML
2 169 (86.22%) JavaScript
3 93 (47.45%) C#
4 92 (46.94%) .NET
5 83 (42.35%) Git (software)
6 82 (41.84%) MVC
6 82 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (36.73%) SQL
8 67 (34.18%) AngularJS
9 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
10 48 (24.49%) User Experience
11 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
12 45 (22.96%) React
13 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
14 41 (20.92%) Node.js
15 40 (20.41%) REST
15 40 (20.41%) HTML5
15 40 (20.41%) PHP
16 39 (19.90%) Web Services
17 37 (18.88%) Unit Testing
18 36 (18.37%) MySQL
19 35 (17.86%) CMS
20 34 (17.35%) jQuery
20 34 (17.35%) JSON
20 34 (17.35%) Azure
21 33 (16.84%) Front End Development
22 31 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (15.31%) .NET Core
24 29 (14.80%) CSS3
25 25 (12.76%) RESTful

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 35 (17.86%) CMS
2 23 (11.73%) WordPress
3 20 (10.20%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Drupal
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.53%) Magento
3 2 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.35%) Azure
2 22 (11.22%) AWS
3 14 (7.14%) GitHub
4 9 (4.59%) SaaS
5 8 (4.08%) Asana
6 5 (2.55%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.02%) GCP
7 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.02%) Sage Pay
7 2 (1.02%) Serverless
8 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) HTTP
2 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.37%) MySQL
3 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.55%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.55%) Power BI
5 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.53%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (42.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.14%) JIRA
3 14 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (7.14%) webpack
4 9 (4.59%) Bitbucket
4 9 (4.59%) GitLab
5 6 (3.06%) Selenium
6 5 (2.55%) gulp
6 5 (2.55%) Subversion
7 4 (2.04%) MSTest
7 4 (2.04%) NUnit
7 4 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.53%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.53%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.02%) Appium
9 2 (1.02%) Calabash
9 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (12.24%) Banking
2 20 (10.20%) Finance
3 14 (7.14%) Marketing
4 7 (3.57%) Legal
4 7 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 161 (82.14%) Developer
2 41 (20.92%) .NET Developer
3 35 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 33 (16.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 33 (16.84%) Senior Developer
5 30 (15.31%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.69%) PHP Developer
6 19 (9.69%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.18%) Programmer
8 16 (8.16%) Web Developer
9 15 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (6.63%) C# Programmer
11 11 (5.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (5.61%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (4.08%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
13 8 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (95.92%) HTML
2 92 (46.94%) .NET
3 67 (34.18%) AngularJS
4 45 (22.96%) React
5 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 41 (20.92%) Node.js
7 40 (20.41%) HTML5
7 40 (20.41%) REST
8 39 (19.90%) Web Services
9 34 (17.35%) jQuery
9 34 (17.35%) JSON
10 30 (15.31%) .NET Core
11 29 (14.80%) CSS3
12 25 (12.76%) RESTful
13 23 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (10.71%) XML
15 20 (10.20%) SOAP
16 18 (9.18%) .NET Framework
16 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.49%) User Experience
2 17 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.59%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.02%) EPoS
9 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.02%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) Life Science
10 1 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Linux
2 19 (9.69%) Android
2 19 (9.69%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.14%) Windows
4 12 (6.12%) AIX
5 9 (4.59%) Mac OS
6 6 (3.06%) VMS
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
1 82 (41.84%) MVC
2 37 (18.88%) Unit Testing
3 33 (16.84%) Front End Development
4 31 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (12.76%) Web Development
6 24 (12.24%) DevOps
7 23 (11.73%) Software Engineering
7 23 (11.73%) TDD
8 19 (9.69%) Project Management
8 19 (9.69%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.16%) Microservices
9 16 (8.16%) OO
10 15 (7.65%) API Integration
10 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
10 15 (7.65%) SDLC
11 14 (7.14%) OOP
12 13 (6.63%) Open Source
13 12 (6.12%) Performance Management
13 12 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 169 (86.22%) JavaScript
2 93 (47.45%) C#
3 72 (36.73%) SQL
4 40 (20.41%) PHP
5 22 (11.22%) Python
6 15 (7.65%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 13 (6.63%) Perl
9 12 (6.12%) Java
10 9 (4.59%) C
11 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.53%) ES6
13 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) C++
14 1 (0.51%) Lua
14 1 (0.51%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.61%) Degree
3 6 (3.06%) MCSD
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.02%) HND
4 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) Ganglia
1 11 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.63%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.59%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.08%) Marketo
4 8 (4.08%) Pardot
4 8 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.57%) Oracle
6 5 (2.55%) Google
7 4 (2.04%) Zend
8 3 (1.53%) Adobe
8 3 (1.53%) Facebook
9 2 (1.02%) PayPal
9 2 (1.02%) Sage
9 2 (1.02%) SendGrid
9 2 (1.02%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.51%) Screaming Frog
10 1 (0.51%) YouTube