Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 359 279 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.70% 12.33% 11.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.25% 29.00% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 286 273 268
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 1,422 962 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.37% 42.53% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 819 836
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +6 70 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Warrington -2 56 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Macclesfield -3 41 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Crewe +1 36 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Wilmslow -9 22 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Knutsford -20 22 £50,000 +6.95% 4
Runcorn +5 14 £34,000 +4.62% 5
Nantwich -9 11 £45,000 - 1
Northwich +4 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Congleton - 5 £47,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £45,000 - 1
Middlewich - 1 £37,500 -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 339 (94.43%) HTML
2 301 (83.84%) JavaScript
3 165 (45.96%) MVC
4 159 (44.29%) jQuery
5 156 (43.45%) .NET
6 154 (42.90%) C#
7 151 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (37.60%) SQL
9 128 (35.65%) ASP.NET
10 124 (34.54%) SQL Server
11 117 (32.59%) AngularJS
12 103 (28.69%) HTML5
13 98 (27.30%) Git (software)
14 93 (25.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 91 (25.35%) PHP
16 85 (23.68%) CSS3
17 83 (23.12%) MySQL
18 80 (22.28%) Web Services
19 79 (22.01%) Web Development
20 71 (19.78%) OO
21 66 (18.38%) Java
22 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC
23 58 (16.16%) Finance
24 56 (15.60%) .NET Framework
24 56 (15.60%) User Experience
25 55 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
26 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
27 51 (14.21%) Linux
28 49 (13.65%) REST
29 45 (12.53%) Google

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 19 (5.29%) CMS
2 11 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.51%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.23%) IIS
4 8 (2.23%) WordPress
5 7 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (7.80%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.95%) InVision
3 6 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.39%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.11%) UXPin
6 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (6.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.96%) GitHub
3 21 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (5.57%) DigitalOcean
5 15 (4.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (1.39%) Office 365
7 3 (0.84%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.56%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Pure360
8 2 (0.56%) Trello
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.74%) Internet
2 13 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.79%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) DHCP
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) LAN
4 2 (0.56%) SMS
4 2 (0.56%) VLAN
4 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 2 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) ATM
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (34.54%) SQL Server
2 83 (23.12%) MySQL
3 43 (11.98%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.62%) Big Data
8 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.95%) RavenDB
11 6 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.67%) DB2
11 6 (1.67%) DTS
11 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.11%) HBase
14 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 98 (27.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.86%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.13%) PHPUnit
4 21 (5.85%) Gradle
5 20 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.01%) JUnit
7 15 (4.18%) JIRA
8 14 (3.90%) Bitbucket
8 14 (3.90%) Visual Studio
9 13 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.34%) Selenium
11 10 (2.79%) Maven
12 9 (2.51%) NUnit
13 8 (2.23%) Axure RP
13 8 (2.23%) Grunt
14 7 (1.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 7 (1.95%) gulp
14 7 (1.95%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.67%) Liquibase
15 6 (1.67%) Moq
General
1 58 (16.16%) Finance
2 35 (9.75%) Marketing
3 29 (8.08%) Banking
4 27 (7.52%) Advertising
5 8 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.23%) Retail
5 8 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.67%) Games
6 6 (1.67%) Legal
7 4 (1.11%) Law
7 4 (1.11%) Publishing
8 3 (0.84%) Automotive
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 302 (84.12%) Developer
2 96 (26.74%) .NET Developer
3 51 (14.21%) C# Developer
3 51 (14.21%) PHP Developer
4 40 (11.14%) Software Developer
5 39 (10.86%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (9.47%) Java Developer
8 33 (9.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 33 (9.19%) Web Developer
9 29 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (6.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (5.85%) Designer
13 20 (5.57%) MongoDB Developer
13 20 (5.57%) MySQL Developer
13 20 (5.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 19 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
15 18 (5.01%) Junior
15 18 (5.01%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (94.43%) HTML
2 159 (44.29%) jQuery
3 156 (43.45%) .NET
4 128 (35.65%) ASP.NET
5 117 (32.59%) AngularJS
6 103 (28.69%) HTML5
7 93 (25.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 85 (23.68%) CSS3
9 80 (22.28%) Web Services
10 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (15.60%) .NET Framework
12 49 (13.65%) REST
13 43 (11.98%) Node.js
14 39 (10.86%) XML
15 38 (10.58%) Spring
16 36 (10.03%) React
17 32 (8.91%) Laravel
18 27 (7.52%) Entity Framework
19 25 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
19 25 (6.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.60%) User Experience
2 27 (7.52%) Linux Command Line
3 26 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.51%) Fintech
6 9 (2.51%) Graphic Design
7 8 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.67%) RIA
9 6 (1.67%) Social Media
10 5 (1.39%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.84%) Tandem
13 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.21%) Linux
2 27 (7.52%) Unix
3 14 (3.90%) Windows
4 7 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.39%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.56%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (45.96%) MVC
2 151 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.01%) Web Development
4 71 (19.78%) OO
5 44 (12.26%) Scrum
6 42 (11.70%) Front End Development
7 39 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (10.86%) TDD
8 38 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 35 (9.75%) E-Commerce
10 33 (9.19%) Unit Testing
11 31 (8.64%) SDLC
12 30 (8.36%) OOP
12 30 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.08%) Software Engineering
14 27 (7.52%) SEO
15 24 (6.69%) Dependency Injection
15 24 (6.69%) Waterfall
16 23 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
17 20 (5.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 301 (83.84%) JavaScript
2 154 (42.90%) C#
3 135 (37.60%) SQL
4 91 (25.35%) PHP
5 66 (18.38%) Java
6 29 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 26 (7.24%) VB.NET
8 23 (6.41%) Python
9 15 (4.18%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.23%) C
10 8 (2.23%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.67%) Scala
11 6 (1.67%) VBScript
12 5 (1.39%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.11%) Java 8
13 4 (1.11%) XPath
14 3 (0.84%) ES6
15 2 (0.56%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (4.74%) Degree
2 8 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.11%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.06%) Docker
2 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.53%) Google
3 22 (6.13%) Adobe
4 20 (5.57%) New Relic
4 20 (5.57%) Twitter
5 19 (5.29%) Zend
6 8 (2.23%) Capita
6 8 (2.23%) Oracle
6 8 (2.23%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.11%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.11%) Splunk
8 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.56%) Facebook
9 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.28%) CA Agile Central