Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 163 184 375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.61% 8.69% 11.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.73% 25.24% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 164 327
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 659 729 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.90% 34.42% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 529 563 1,104
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSS in Cheshire.

Salary trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing CSS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 -2 43 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Wilmslow +3 30 £45,000 - 5
Chester -3 30 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Crewe -5 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Macclesfield +2 12 £30,000 -14.29% 6
Runcorn +5 9 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Northwich -1 3 £42,500 -
Knutsford +14 2 £31,250 -41.04%
Nantwich +11 2 £50,000 +81.82% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 139 (85.28%) HTML
2 123 (75.46%) JavaScript
3 97 (59.51%) .NET
4 90 (55.21%) C#
5 82 (50.31%) SQL
6 81 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (48.47%) AngularJS
8 68 (41.72%) MVC
9 66 (40.49%) SQL Server
10 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
11 54 (33.13%) ASP.NET
12 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
13 40 (24.54%) React
14 39 (23.93%) Azure
14 39 (23.93%) Web Services
15 38 (23.31%) HTML5
16 34 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (20.86%) PHP
17 32 (19.63%) jQuery
18 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (19.02%) Node.js
19 30 (18.40%) REST
19 30 (18.40%) Front End Development
19 30 (18.40%) .NET Core
20 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
20 28 (17.18%) Entity Framework
21 27 (16.56%) CSS3
22 26 (15.95%) DevOps
22 26 (15.95%) AWS
23 24 (14.72%) User Experience

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 18 (11.04%) CMS
2 9 (5.52%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.07%) WordPress
4 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.23%) InVision
3 2 (1.23%) Sketch
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SDL Web 8
1 2 (1.23%) Shopify
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.93%) Azure
2 26 (15.95%) AWS
3 5 (3.07%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.45%) GitHub
5 3 (1.84%) GCP
6 2 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (40.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) MySQL
3 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.07%) Power BI
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.84%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.84%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.23%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.43%) JIRA
3 16 (9.82%) Selenium
4 13 (7.98%) NUnit
5 9 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.52%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.91%) gulp
6 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.29%) MSTest
7 7 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.68%) Cypress.io
9 5 (3.07%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.45%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.84%) Subversion
12 2 (1.23%) Calabash
12 2 (1.23%) JMeter
12 2 (1.23%) JUnit
12 2 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Retail
3 4 (2.45%) Marketing
4 3 (1.84%) Automotive
4 3 (1.84%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (74.23%) Developer
2 41 (25.15%) .NET Developer
3 30 (18.40%) Senior Developer
4 28 (17.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (16.56%) C# Developer
6 20 (12.27%) PHP Developer
7 19 (11.66%) Software Developer
8 16 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.82%) Software Engineer
9 13 (7.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 12 (7.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (6.13%) Angular Developer
13 9 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (5.52%) React Developer
14 8 (4.91%) .NET Software Engineer
14 8 (4.91%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (4.91%) C# Software Engineer
14 8 (4.91%) Lead Developer
15 6 (3.68%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (85.28%) HTML
2 97 (59.51%) .NET
3 79 (48.47%) AngularJS
4 54 (33.13%) ASP.NET
5 40 (24.54%) React
6 39 (23.93%) Web Services
7 38 (23.31%) HTML5
8 34 (20.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (19.63%) jQuery
10 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (19.02%) Node.js
11 30 (18.40%) .NET Core
11 30 (18.40%) REST
12 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
12 28 (17.18%) Entity Framework
13 27 (16.56%) CSS3
14 23 (14.11%) RESTful
14 23 (14.11%) Vue.js
15 16 (9.82%) JSON
16 15 (9.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) User Experience
2 21 (12.88%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (9.82%) Mobile App
4 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Life Science
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Animation
8 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) VMS
2 10 (6.13%) Android
2 10 (6.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.72%) MVC
3 30 (18.40%) Front End Development
4 26 (15.95%) DevOps
5 23 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (11.66%) Mentoring
6 19 (11.66%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.04%) Microservices
8 16 (9.82%) SOA
9 15 (9.20%) Project Management
9 15 (9.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (9.20%) Scrum
10 14 (8.59%) Performance Testing
10 14 (8.59%) Web Development
11 12 (7.36%) API Integration
11 12 (7.36%) Process Improvement
11 12 (7.36%) Secure Coding
12 11 (6.75%) Prototyping
12 11 (6.75%) SDLC
12 11 (6.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (75.46%) JavaScript
2 90 (55.21%) C#
3 82 (50.31%) SQL
4 34 (20.86%) PHP
5 19 (11.66%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.82%) Python
7 10 (6.13%) Java
8 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.07%) ES6
9 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.45%) PHP 5
10 4 (2.45%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) Java 8
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.36%) MCSD
3 9 (5.52%) Degree
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) cPanel
2 2 (1.23%) Terraform
3 1 (0.61%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.20%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.29%) Adobe
3 7 (4.29%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.07%) Oracle
5 4 (2.45%) Zend
6 1 (0.61%) Facebook
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) YouTube