Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing CSS 240 326 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.85% 10.50% 14.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.24% 25.67% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 206 296 322
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 850 1,270 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.89% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,040 832
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Warrington +17 78 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Wilmslow -6 38 £45,000 - 8
Chester -6 25 £33,750 -20.59% 14
Knutsford +8 24 £50,500 +1.00% 8
Crewe -9 13 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Daresbury +3 12 - -
Macclesfield -9 7 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Runcorn +7 6 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Northwich -5 3 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Nantwich -11 2 £31,250 -30.56% 2
Congleton +2 1 £47,500 - 3
Sandbach - 1 £27,500 -
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 233 (97.08%) HTML
2 217 (90.42%) JavaScript
3 137 (57.08%) MVC
4 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (49.17%) AngularJS
6 116 (48.33%) SQL Server
7 106 (44.17%) C#
8 102 (42.50%) .NET
9 91 (37.92%) ASP.NET
10 83 (34.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 82 (34.17%) HTML5
12 68 (28.33%) PHP
13 66 (27.50%) SQL
13 66 (27.50%) OO
13 66 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 65 (27.08%) Web Application Development
15 61 (25.42%) Advertising
16 60 (25.00%) Microsoft
17 58 (24.17%) jQuery
18 57 (23.75%) CSS3
19 49 (20.42%) MongoDB
20 47 (19.58%) Greenfield Project
21 46 (19.17%) Git (software)
22 45 (18.75%) MySQL
23 43 (17.92%) Web Development
23 43 (17.92%) REST
24 38 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
25 36 (15.00%) Scrum
26 35 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
27 34 (14.17%) Web Services

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 12 (5.00%) WordPress
2 8 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.83%) Drupal
5 2 (0.83%) Perch
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.42%) InDesign
4 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) Shopify
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.00%) GitHub
4 5 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (1.25%) npm
5 3 (1.25%) SaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) Asana
6 2 (0.83%) Yarn
7 1 (0.42%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.42%) Google Play
7 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Firewall
1 2 (0.83%) Internet
1 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.42%) ATM
2 1 (0.42%) BGP
2 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) OSPF
2 1 (0.42%) PPP
2 1 (0.42%) RIP
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 49 (20.42%) MongoDB
3 45 (18.75%) MySQL
4 33 (13.75%) NoSQL
5 29 (12.08%) RavenDB
6 27 (11.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (10.00%) MariaDB
8 10 (4.17%) Big Data
9 6 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.25%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.83%) SQLite
14 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.92%) PHPUnit
3 12 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.75%) gulp
4 9 (3.75%) JIRA
5 5 (2.08%) Grunt
5 5 (2.08%) webpack
6 3 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.25%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.83%) Babel
7 2 (0.83%) Mocha
7 2 (0.83%) MSTest
7 2 (0.83%) NUnit
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.83%) Subversion
7 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
General
1 61 (25.42%) Advertising
2 25 (10.42%) Finance
3 11 (4.58%) Banking
4 10 (4.17%) Marketing
4 10 (4.17%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Law
7 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 210 (87.50%) Developer
2 88 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 57 (23.75%) PHP Developer
4 30 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 29 (12.08%) Web Developer
6 25 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 24 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (7.92%) Backend Developer
9 18 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (5.83%) Junior
11 13 (5.42%) Junior Developer
12 12 (5.00%) Architect
13 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.17%) Junior PHP Developer
13 10 (4.17%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (3.33%) Junior Backend Developer
15 8 (3.33%) Junior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (97.08%) HTML
2 118 (49.17%) AngularJS
3 102 (42.50%) .NET
4 91 (37.92%) ASP.NET
5 83 (34.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 82 (34.17%) HTML5
7 66 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 58 (24.17%) jQuery
9 57 (23.75%) CSS3
10 43 (17.92%) REST
11 35 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (14.17%) Web Services
13 32 (13.33%) .NET Core
13 32 (13.33%) Laravel
14 30 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 27 (11.25%) React
16 20 (8.33%) Node.js
17 19 (7.92%) Ajax
17 19 (7.92%) JSON
18 16 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.58%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (9.58%) User Experience
4 15 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.33%) Fintech
6 5 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.67%) Blog
7 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.25%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) W3C
10 1 (0.42%) Animation
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.42%) EMV
10 1 (0.42%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.58%) Linux
2 19 (7.92%) Unix
3 8 (3.33%) Windows
4 6 (2.50%) Android
5 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (57.08%) MVC
2 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.50%) OO
4 65 (27.08%) Web Application Development
5 43 (17.92%) Web Development
6 36 (15.00%) Scrum
7 26 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (10.83%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.42%) Front End Development
9 24 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.00%) TDD
10 23 (9.58%) API Integration
11 21 (8.75%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (7.92%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (6.25%) Process Improvement
13 15 (6.25%) Task Automation
13 15 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.42%) OOP
15 11 (4.58%) OO PHP
16 10 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 217 (90.42%) JavaScript
2 106 (44.17%) C#
3 68 (28.33%) PHP
4 66 (27.50%) SQL
5 28 (11.67%) Java
6 6 (2.50%) ES6
6 6 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.67%) Python
8 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) Go
11 1 (0.42%) Java 8
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) CCIE
2 1 (0.42%) CCNP
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.83%) Facebook
3 15 (6.25%) New Relic
4 10 (4.17%) Google
5 8 (3.33%) Zend
6 6 (2.50%) Adobe
6 6 (2.50%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.50%) Oracle
7 3 (1.25%) Talend
7 3 (1.25%) Twitter
8 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.83%) Casewise
8 2 (0.83%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.83%) IBM
8 2 (0.83%) Nintex
8 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) Telerik