Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 340 320 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.50% 14.36% 12.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.35% 35.24% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 291 315 322
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £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 1,341 908 1,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.43% 40.74% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,057 812 978
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,700 £57,500 £55,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 79 £40,000 +3.23% 37
Warrington -4 53 £42,500 - 15
Macclesfield -2 41 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Crewe +3 36 £33,500 -8.22% 12
Knutsford -19 32 £50,000 +6.95% 4
Wilmslow -10 19 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northwich +7 9 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Runcorn +4 7 £33,250 -11.33% 8
Nantwich +1 6 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Congleton - 4 £47,500 -
Daresbury -4 2 £30,000 -8.40%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £45,000 - 2
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 316 (92.94%) HTML
2 276 (81.18%) JavaScript
3 170 (50.00%) MVC
4 161 (47.35%) .NET
5 160 (47.06%) jQuery
6 158 (46.47%) C#
7 143 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (37.35%) SQL
9 119 (35.00%) ASP.NET
10 111 (32.65%) SQL Server
11 109 (32.06%) HTML5
12 104 (30.59%) AngularJS
13 89 (26.18%) CSS3
14 80 (23.53%) Web Development
15 77 (22.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 75 (22.06%) Web Services
17 74 (21.76%) Git (software)
18 71 (20.88%) Finance
19 70 (20.59%) PHP
20 66 (19.41%) User Experience
21 65 (19.12%) Java
22 61 (17.94%) .NET Framework
23 59 (17.35%) MySQL
24 58 (17.06%) ASP.NET MVC
25 54 (15.88%) Microsoft
26 53 (15.59%) Front End Development
27 48 (14.12%) OO
27 48 (14.12%) Scrum
27 48 (14.12%) Google
28 41 (12.06%) Node.js

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 22 (6.47%) CMS
2 9 (2.65%) Umbraco
2 9 (2.65%) WordPress
3 7 (2.06%) IIS
4 5 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.88%) Drupal
6 3 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.59%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.18%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.88%) InVision
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (4.41%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 20 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.82%) GitHub
5 8 (2.35%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (2.35%) SaaS
6 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.18%) Office 365
7 3 (0.88%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.59%) AdWords
8 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.00%) Internet
2 16 (4.71%) HTTP
3 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.76%) LAN
4 6 (1.76%) VPN
4 6 (1.76%) WAN
5 5 (1.47%) Wireless
6 4 (1.18%) BGP
6 4 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.18%) DHCP
6 4 (1.18%) DNS
6 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.18%) Firewall
6 4 (1.18%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.18%) Multicast
6 4 (1.18%) OSPF
6 4 (1.18%) RIP
7 2 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.35%) MySQL
3 22 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.65%) DB2
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.06%) Big Data
9 7 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.76%) DTS
11 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.18%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.59%) Gradle
3 19 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.82%) Cucumber
5 13 (3.82%) JUnit
6 12 (3.53%) Grunt
6 12 (3.53%) gulp
6 12 (3.53%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.24%) PHPUnit
8 9 (2.65%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.06%) JIRA
10 6 (1.76%) Selenium
11 5 (1.47%) NUnit
11 5 (1.47%) Subversion
11 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.18%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (20.88%) Finance
2 31 (9.12%) Marketing
3 27 (7.94%) Banking
4 23 (6.76%) Advertising
5 10 (2.94%) Back Office
5 10 (2.94%) Retail
6 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.06%) Games
8 6 (1.76%) Legal
9 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.88%) Law
11 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) International Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (85.59%) Developer
2 105 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 57 (16.76%) C# Developer
4 45 (13.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 45 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 41 (12.06%) PHP Developer
6 40 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 39 (11.47%) Software Developer
8 32 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (8.82%) Senior Developer
10 26 (7.65%) Java Developer
11 24 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (6.18%) Junior
12 21 (6.18%) Junior Developer
13 17 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 15 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.41%) Software Engineer
15 14 (4.12%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (92.94%) HTML
2 161 (47.35%) .NET
3 160 (47.06%) jQuery
4 119 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 109 (32.06%) HTML5
6 104 (30.59%) AngularJS
7 89 (26.18%) CSS3
8 77 (22.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 75 (22.06%) Web Services
10 61 (17.94%) .NET Framework
11 58 (17.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (12.06%) Node.js
13 38 (11.18%) REST
14 37 (10.88%) React
15 36 (10.59%) Entity Framework
16 28 (8.24%) Sass
16 28 (8.24%) Spring
17 26 (7.65%) XML
18 23 (6.76%) SOAP
19 21 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.41%) User Experience
2 21 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.82%) Fintech
4 12 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.65%) Graphic Design
5 9 (2.65%) RIA
6 8 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.76%) Social Media
9 4 (1.18%) Animation
10 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.88%) Tandem
10 3 (0.88%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.65%) Linux
2 18 (5.29%) Windows
3 13 (3.82%) Unix
4 5 (1.47%) Android
4 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Debian
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (50.00%) MVC
2 143 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (23.53%) Web Development
4 53 (15.59%) Front End Development
5 48 (14.12%) OO
5 48 (14.12%) Scrum
6 34 (10.00%) TDD
7 33 (9.71%) E-Commerce
8 32 (9.41%) SDLC
8 32 (9.41%) Software Engineering
9 31 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (9.12%) SEO
10 28 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 27 (7.94%) OOP
12 23 (6.76%) Waterfall
12 23 (6.76%) Wireframes
13 22 (6.47%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (5.88%) BDD
16 19 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 276 (81.18%) JavaScript
2 158 (46.47%) C#
3 127 (37.35%) SQL
4 70 (20.59%) PHP
5 65 (19.12%) Java
6 28 (8.24%) VB.NET
7 26 (7.65%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.71%) C
9 15 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.24%) Python
11 7 (2.06%) VBScript
11 7 (2.06%) XPath
12 6 (1.76%) C++
12 6 (1.76%) Scala
13 5 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.88%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.88%) VB
16 2 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (4.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.18%) CCNP
3 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.88%) CCIE
4 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.12%) Google
3 31 (9.12%) Adobe
4 19 (5.59%) Twitter
5 18 (5.29%) Zend
6 12 (3.53%) Oracle
7 8 (2.35%) New Relic
8 6 (1.76%) Capita
9 4 (1.18%) Cisco
9 4 (1.18%) F5
9 4 (1.18%) Facebook
10 3 (0.88%) Castleton
11 2 (0.59%) Sun
11 2 (0.59%) VMware
11 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.29%) HP