Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,258 1,713 2,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.87% 12.58% 16.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.67% 36.19% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,521 2,299
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,736 4,733 5,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.29% 34.75% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,202 3,989 5,165
Midlands median annual salary £43,560 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.49% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £64,950 £65,000 £59,825
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the Midlands

CSS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for CSS in the Midlands

CSS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for CSS in the Midlands

CSS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
West Midlands -4 668 £40,000 - 188
East Midlands -1 579 £40,000 - 208
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1,148 (91.26%) HTML
2 1,095 (87.04%) JavaScript
3 588 (46.74%) C#
4 578 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 571 (45.39%) .NET
6 432 (34.34%) AngularJS
7 413 (32.83%) ASP.NET
8 392 (31.16%) Web Development
9 389 (30.92%) MVC
10 380 (30.21%) jQuery
11 374 (29.73%) HTML5
12 363 (28.86%) SQL
13 295 (23.45%) PHP
14 293 (23.29%) SQL Server
15 278 (22.10%) Microsoft
16 264 (20.99%) MySQL
17 242 (19.24%) CSS3
18 237 (18.84%) React
19 236 (18.76%) Git (software)
20 196 (15.58%) Azure
20 196 (15.58%) Node.js
21 192 (15.26%) Front End Development
22 185 (14.71%) .NET Framework
23 184 (14.63%) Scrum
24 183 (14.55%) User Experience
25 161 (12.80%) TDD
25 161 (12.80%) .NET Core
26 158 (12.56%) OO
27 155 (12.32%) Web Services
28 151 (12.00%) Laravel

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 63 (5.01%) WordPress
2 41 (3.26%) CMS
3 36 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.07%) Drupal
5 22 (1.75%) IIS
5 22 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.35%) Confluence
8 12 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.72%) JBoss
10 5 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.40%) nginx
11 4 (0.32%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.24%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.16%) DNN
13 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.079%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.079%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.79%) Adobe XD
6 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.72%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.32%) Moqups
10 3 (0.24%) HipChat
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.079%) InDesign
12 1 (0.079%) InVision
12 1 (0.079%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.079%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 38 (3.02%) Magento
2 11 (0.87%) Shopify
3 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.48%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.24%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.16%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 196 (15.58%) Azure
2 131 (10.41%) AWS
3 46 (3.66%) SaaS
4 35 (2.78%) Office 365
5 31 (2.46%) npm
6 29 (2.31%) GitHub
6 29 (2.31%) Serverless
7 14 (1.11%) Power Platform
8 10 (0.79%) PaaS
9 8 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.64%) GCP
9 8 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.48%) Sage Pay
11 5 (0.40%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.24%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.24%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.18%) Internet
2 11 (0.87%) HTTP
3 10 (0.79%) DAB
4 9 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (0.72%) VPN
4 9 (0.72%) WebEx
5 8 (0.64%) Intranet
6 5 (0.40%) SSH
7 4 (0.32%) Skype
8 3 (0.24%) FTP
8 3 (0.24%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
10 1 (0.079%) Extranet
10 1 (0.079%) Firewall
10 1 (0.079%) LAN
10 1 (0.079%) Network Security
10 1 (0.079%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.079%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 264 (20.99%) MySQL
3 60 (4.77%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (3.34%) MongoDB
6 33 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
10 17 (1.35%) Redis
11 16 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.11%) Big Data
12 14 (1.11%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.11%) Power BI
13 12 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 236 (18.76%) Git (software)
2 116 (9.22%) Visual Studio
3 58 (4.61%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.61%) JIRA
4 54 (4.29%) Subversion
5 48 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (2.62%) webpack
7 25 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.75%) gulp
8 22 (1.75%) Maven
9 20 (1.59%) Jasmine
9 20 (1.59%) Selenium
10 18 (1.43%) Grunt
11 16 (1.27%) Visual Studio Code
12 14 (1.11%) Gradle
12 14 (1.11%) SoapUI
13 13 (1.03%) Protractor
14 11 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.72%) Mocha
General
1 83 (6.60%) Retail
2 80 (6.36%) Finance
3 60 (4.77%) Marketing
4 43 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.94%) Games
6 36 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.56%) Electronics
9 6 (0.48%) Automotive
9 6 (0.48%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.40%) Advertising
10 5 (0.40%) Back Office
11 4 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.079%) Banking
13 1 (0.079%) Law
13 1 (0.079%) Publishing
13 1 (0.079%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.079%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 1,097 (87.20%) Developer
2 213 (16.93%) .NET Developer
3 200 (15.90%) PHP Developer
4 174 (13.83%) Web Developer
5 171 (13.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 169 (13.43%) Software Developer
7 146 (11.61%) Senior Developer
8 141 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 140 (11.13%) C# Developer
10 91 (7.23%) Junior
10 91 (7.23%) Junior Developer
11 90 (7.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 84 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 61 (4.85%) Java Developer
13 61 (4.85%) Lead Developer
14 55 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
14 55 (4.37%) Software Engineer
15 53 (4.21%) React Developer
16 47 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,148 (91.26%) HTML
2 571 (45.39%) .NET
3 432 (34.34%) AngularJS
4 413 (32.83%) ASP.NET
5 380 (30.21%) jQuery
6 374 (29.73%) HTML5
7 242 (19.24%) CSS3
8 237 (18.84%) React
9 196 (15.58%) Node.js
10 185 (14.71%) .NET Framework
11 161 (12.80%) .NET Core
12 155 (12.32%) Web Services
13 151 (12.00%) Laravel
14 146 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 135 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 132 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 127 (10.10%) Spring
18 126 (10.02%) Sass
19 116 (9.22%) XML
20 115 (9.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.55%) User Experience
2 101 (8.03%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 63 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 19 (1.51%) EPoS
8 18 (1.43%) Graphic Design
8 18 (1.43%) NHS
9 16 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.19%) Social Media
11 14 (1.11%) Life Science
12 11 (0.87%) iPad
13 10 (0.79%) Replication
14 9 (0.72%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.72%) iPhone
14 9 (0.72%) PDA
14 9 (0.72%) Xbox
15 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 66 (5.25%) Linux
2 37 (2.94%) Windows
3 23 (1.83%) Android
4 22 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.72%) Windows 2000
6 9 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.72%) Windows Vista
6 9 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.24%) Unix
9 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (31.16%) Web Development
3 389 (30.92%) MVC
4 192 (15.26%) Front End Development
5 184 (14.63%) Scrum
6 161 (12.80%) TDD
7 158 (12.56%) OO
8 140 (11.13%) Software Engineering
9 123 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
10 122 (9.70%) E-Commerce
11 120 (9.54%) DevOps
12 111 (8.82%) SDLC
13 97 (7.71%) OOP
14 94 (7.47%) Test Automation
14 94 (7.47%) Unit Testing
15 91 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (6.28%) Mentoring
17 77 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
18 61 (4.85%) Web Design
19 53 (4.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,095 (87.04%) JavaScript
2 588 (46.74%) C#
3 363 (28.86%) SQL
4 295 (23.45%) PHP
5 137 (10.89%) Java
6 116 (9.22%) T-SQL
7 93 (7.39%) TypeScript
8 72 (5.72%) ES6
9 70 (5.56%) VB.NET
10 53 (4.21%) Python
11 32 (2.54%) Java 8
12 19 (1.51%) C++
13 15 (1.19%) ES7
14 12 (0.95%) Ruby
15 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.79%) Elixir
17 9 (0.72%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.64%) Go
19 7 (0.56%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 126 (10.02%) Degree
2 33 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.59%) MCP
5 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.40%) HND
8 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) MBCS
9 2 (0.16%) MCSD
9 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.37%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) PMO
3 4 (0.32%) GDPR
4 2 (0.16%) WCAG
5 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (6.76%) Docker
2 10 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.79%) Firmware
3 3 (0.24%) vCloud
4 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.72%) SCCM
2 5 (0.40%) Ansible
3 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.24%) Puppet
5 2 (0.16%) Icinga
5 2 (0.16%) Kibana
5 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.079%) Terraform
Vendors
1 278 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.58%) Adobe
3 34 (2.70%) Zend
4 26 (2.07%) Oracle
5 21 (1.67%) IBM
6 18 (1.43%) Xamarin
7 16 (1.27%) Google
8 15 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 12 (0.95%) WooCommerce
10 11 (0.87%) SAP
11 10 (0.79%) Apple
12 9 (0.72%) Lotus
13 8 (0.64%) Spotify
14 6 (0.48%) Twitter
15 5 (0.40%) JD Edwards
15 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.32%) hybris
17 3 (0.24%) Sencha
17 3 (0.24%) Splunk