Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 625 856 1,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 10.83% 11.18% 12.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.47% 28.00% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 546 749 1,033
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,195 3,057 4,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.03% 39.93% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 2,556 3,194
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the North West

CSS
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSS in the North West.

Salary trend for CSS in the North West

CSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CSS in the North West over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CSS in the North West

CSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. 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
Manchester -7 384 £45,000 -5.26% 127
Cheshire +2 90 £45,000 - 35
Lancashire +9 85 £40,000 -9.09% 24
Merseyside +19 48 £37,500 -16.67% 16
Cumbria +5 9 £40,000 +6.67% 7
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 594 (95.04%) HTML
2 531 (84.96%) JavaScript
3 211 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (33.60%) HTML5
5 202 (32.32%) PHP
6 189 (30.24%) CSS3
7 178 (28.48%) MVC
8 167 (26.72%) Git (software)
9 163 (26.08%) C#
10 155 (24.80%) React
11 151 (24.16%) SQL
11 151 (24.16%) .NET
11 151 (24.16%) MySQL
12 139 (22.24%) jQuery
13 135 (21.60%) AngularJS
14 125 (20.00%) Laravel
15 123 (19.68%) Web Development
15 123 (19.68%) Front End Development
16 122 (19.52%) AWS
17 116 (18.56%) SQL Server
18 114 (18.24%) Java
19 106 (16.96%) Node.js
20 105 (16.80%) E-Commerce
21 97 (15.52%) Software Engineering
22 91 (14.56%) Vue.js
23 88 (14.08%) User Experience
24 86 (13.76%) ASP.NET
25 83 (13.28%) TypeScript
26 80 (12.80%) OOP
27 79 (12.64%) Azure

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 41 (6.56%) CMS
1 41 (6.56%) WordPress
2 19 (3.04%) IIS
3 16 (2.56%) Confluence
4 14 (2.24%) Apache
4 14 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.76%) Drupal
7 10 (1.60%) EPiServer
7 10 (1.60%) Kentico
8 8 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (1.28%) nginx
9 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.24%) Adobe XD
2 13 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.96%) InVision
6 5 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.80%) Sketch
6 5 (0.80%) UXPin
7 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.32%) Figma
8 2 (0.32%) InDesign
8 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (3.36%) Magento
2 10 (1.60%) nopCommerce
3 8 (1.28%) Shopify
4 5 (0.80%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.16%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 122 (19.52%) AWS
2 79 (12.64%) Azure
3 38 (6.08%) SaaS
4 18 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (2.88%) Serverless
5 16 (2.56%) GCP
6 11 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.60%) npm
8 9 (1.44%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.80%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.64%) Power Automate
12 4 (0.64%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.64%) Yarn
13 3 (0.48%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.48%) Cloud Functions
13 3 (0.48%) Firebase
13 3 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) FTP
2 7 (1.12%) Network Security
3 4 (0.64%) Internet
4 2 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (24.16%) MySQL
2 116 (18.56%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.28%) MongoDB
4 32 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (1.28%) Power BI
9 6 (0.96%) Big Data
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.80%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.64%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.64%) Redis
12 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.32%) Riak
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.16%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 167 (26.72%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.56%) gulp
2 41 (6.56%) webpack
3 36 (5.76%) JIRA
4 30 (4.80%) Grunt
5 19 (3.04%) Subversion
6 16 (2.56%) JUnit
7 12 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.76%) Selenium
8 11 (1.76%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.60%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.44%) Maven
11 6 (0.96%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.80%) Balsamiq
12 5 (0.80%) Storybook
12 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.64%) MSTest
13 4 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (8.00%) Retail
2 30 (4.80%) Games
3 19 (3.04%) Finance
4 12 (1.92%) Marketing
5 11 (1.76%) Legal
5 11 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.76%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.60%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.44%) Local Government
8 8 (1.28%) Back Office
9 7 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.96%) Automotive
11 4 (0.64%) Law
12 3 (0.48%) Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 514 (82.24%) Developer
2 127 (20.32%) PHP Developer
3 91 (14.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 87 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 74 (11.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 57 (9.12%) .NET Developer
7 50 (8.00%) React Developer
7 50 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 50 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 41 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 40 (6.40%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 39 (6.24%) C# Developer
10 39 (6.24%) Java Developer
11 31 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 20 (3.20%) Designer
15 19 (3.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 18 (2.88%) HTML CSS Developer
16 18 (2.88%) Trainee Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (95.04%) HTML
2 210 (33.60%) HTML5
3 189 (30.24%) CSS3
4 155 (24.80%) React
5 151 (24.16%) .NET
6 139 (22.24%) jQuery
7 135 (21.60%) AngularJS
8 125 (20.00%) Laravel
9 106 (16.96%) Node.js
10 91 (14.56%) Vue.js
11 86 (13.76%) ASP.NET
12 68 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 62 (9.92%) .NET Core
13 62 (9.92%) Sass
14 54 (8.64%) .NET Framework
15 50 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (7.68%) Redux
17 39 (6.24%) RESTful
17 39 (6.24%) Web Services
18 33 (5.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.08%) User Experience
2 71 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.20%) Data Structures
5 19 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.24%) NHS
8 10 (1.60%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.64%) Animation
12 3 (0.48%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.48%) iPad
13 2 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.32%) Graphic Design
14 1 (0.16%) Biotechnology
14 1 (0.16%) Life Science
14 1 (0.16%) Robotics
14 1 (0.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.32%) Linux
2 35 (5.60%) Windows
3 19 (3.04%) Android
3 19 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.80%) Unix
6 4 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (28.48%) MVC
3 123 (19.68%) Front End Development
3 123 (19.68%) Web Development
4 105 (16.80%) E-Commerce
5 97 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 80 (12.80%) OOP
7 72 (11.52%) DevOps
8 71 (11.36%) TDD
9 68 (10.88%) OO
10 57 (9.12%) Scrum
11 51 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
12 44 (7.04%) Unit Testing
13 43 (6.88%) Microservices
14 37 (5.92%) Test Automation
15 35 (5.60%) Software Testing
16 34 (5.44%) Analytics
17 28 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (4.16%) Mobile Application Development
19 25 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 531 (84.96%) JavaScript
2 202 (32.32%) PHP
3 163 (26.08%) C#
4 151 (24.16%) SQL
5 114 (18.24%) Java
6 83 (13.28%) TypeScript
7 75 (12.00%) Python
8 21 (3.36%) ES6
8 21 (3.36%) Java 8
9 17 (2.72%) Go
10 9 (1.44%) Ruby
11 8 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.12%) PHP 7
12 7 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.80%) VB
14 4 (0.64%) Scala
15 3 (0.48%) Erlang
15 3 (0.48%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 36 (5.76%) Degree
2 18 (2.88%) CIW
2 18 (2.88%) OCA
2 18 (2.88%) OCP
2 18 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.80%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) WAI
3 9 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.28%) GDPR
5 6 (0.96%) WCAG
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (10.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) KVM
2 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (3.68%) Terraform
2 17 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.08%) Ansible
4 12 (1.92%) Packer
5 8 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.12%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.32%) Puppet
7 2 (0.32%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) cPanel
8 1 (0.16%) Grafana
8 1 (0.16%) Plesk
8 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.28%) Adobe
3 27 (4.32%) Oracle
3 27 (4.32%) Zend
4 16 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.24%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.76%) Google
8 7 (1.12%) Apple
8 7 (1.12%) HP
8 7 (1.12%) IBM
9 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.64%) VMware
10 2 (0.32%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.32%) Instagram
10 2 (0.32%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.16%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.16%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.16%) Meraki
11 1 (0.16%) UiPath