Period
to 21 January 2018

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

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,785 1,934 1,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.22% 15.76% 13.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.09% 36.95% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,766 1,481
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,700 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 5,563 5,234 4,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.30% 42.66% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,615 4,585 4,048
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,650 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for CSS in the North West

CSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 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
Manchester +1 1,244 £42,500 +13.33% 240
Cheshire -4 332 £40,000 +3.90% 108
Lancashire -6 117 £35,000 - 37
Merseyside +6 85 £38,750 +10.71% 40
Cumbria -7 2 £25,000 -41.18% 3
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1,635 (91.60%) HTML
2 1,480 (82.91%) JavaScript
3 803 (44.99%) jQuery
4 791 (44.31%) MVC
5 789 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
6 711 (39.83%) .NET
7 662 (37.09%) HTML5
8 656 (36.75%) C#
9 569 (31.88%) AngularJS
10 522 (29.24%) CSS3
11 505 (28.29%) PHP
12 501 (28.07%) SQL
13 500 (28.01%) ASP.NET
14 454 (25.43%) Web Development
15 417 (23.36%) Front End Development
16 414 (23.19%) SQL Server
17 376 (21.06%) Scrum
18 359 (20.11%) MySQL
19 349 (19.55%) React
20 346 (19.38%) Software Engineering
21 332 (18.60%) Web Services
22 331 (18.54%) Git (software)
23 311 (17.42%) Node.js
24 301 (16.86%) Java
25 287 (16.08%) Finance
26 286 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
27 280 (15.69%) OO
28 256 (14.34%) TDD
29 254 (14.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 253 (14.17%) User Experience

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
1 111 (6.22%) CMS
2 93 (5.21%) WordPress
3 64 (3.59%) Apache
4 34 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 33 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.74%) Drupal
7 29 (1.62%) nginx
8 24 (1.34%) IIS
9 23 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (1.18%) EPiServer
11 20 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.84%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.73%) Confluence
15 11 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.62%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.56%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 70 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 28 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.56%) FileZilla
7 7 (0.39%) InVision
8 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.22%) InDesign
8 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.17%) UXPin
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.056%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 108 (6.05%) Magento
2 12 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (0.67%) Shopify
3 11 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
5 4 (0.22%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.056%) Exstream
8 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.056%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 123 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (3.08%) GitHub
4 42 (2.35%) SaaS
5 30 (1.68%) npm
6 24 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 20 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 14 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.67%) Office 365
10 11 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.56%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.56%) Sage Pay
11 10 (0.56%) Serverless
12 8 (0.45%) Route 53
13 7 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (0.39%) IaaS
13 7 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.37%) HTTP
2 55 (3.08%) Internet
3 17 (0.95%) SSL
4 11 (0.62%) FTP
4 11 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.56%) SMTP
6 9 (0.50%) Intranet
7 8 (0.45%) VPN
7 8 (0.45%) WinSCP
8 7 (0.39%) SMS
9 6 (0.34%) LAN
9 6 (0.34%) WAN
10 5 (0.28%) Wireless
11 4 (0.22%) BGP
11 4 (0.22%) DHCP
11 4 (0.22%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.22%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.22%) Firewall
11 4 (0.22%) OSPF
11 4 (0.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 359 (20.11%) MySQL
3 116 (6.50%) MongoDB
4 106 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 68 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.35%) Big Data
8 41 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 40 (2.24%) RavenDB
10 38 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.46%) Redis
14 22 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (0.84%) DB2
16 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 331 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 91 (5.10%) gulp
3 80 (4.48%) Grunt
4 79 (4.43%) Subversion
5 77 (4.31%) NUnit
6 65 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 56 (3.14%) Selenium
8 50 (2.80%) JIRA
9 49 (2.75%) Visual Studio
10 45 (2.52%) Jasmine
11 44 (2.46%) MSTest
12 38 (2.13%) PHPUnit
13 36 (2.02%) webpack
14 30 (1.68%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.68%) Gradle
15 28 (1.57%) Vagrant
16 27 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (1.34%) Cucumber
18 23 (1.29%) WebDriver
19 21 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 287 (16.08%) Finance
2 105 (5.88%) Marketing
3 103 (5.77%) Retail
4 96 (5.38%) Advertising
5 56 (3.14%) Banking
6 45 (2.52%) Legal
7 40 (2.24%) Games
8 36 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.34%) Automotive
10 24 (1.34%) Multimedia
11 16 (0.90%) Back Office
11 16 (0.90%) Electronics
12 13 (0.73%) Law
13 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.39%) German Language
14 7 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.39%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) French Language
15 4 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,474 (82.58%) Developer
2 399 (22.35%) .NET Developer
3 344 (19.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 279 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 236 (13.22%) C# Developer
6 228 (12.77%) PHP Developer
7 205 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 199 (11.15%) Web Developer
9 186 (10.42%) Software Developer
10 178 (9.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 138 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 123 (6.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 121 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 115 (6.44%) Software Engineer
15 106 (5.94%) HTML Developer
16 100 (5.60%) Java Developer
17 96 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
17 96 (5.38%) Junior
18 94 (5.27%) C# Software Developer
19 87 (4.87%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,635 (91.60%) HTML
2 803 (44.99%) jQuery
3 711 (39.83%) .NET
4 662 (37.09%) HTML5
5 569 (31.88%) AngularJS
6 522 (29.24%) CSS3
7 500 (28.01%) ASP.NET
8 349 (19.55%) React
9 332 (18.60%) Web Services
10 311 (17.42%) Node.js
11 286 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 254 (14.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 241 (13.50%) Sass
14 184 (10.31%) .NET Framework
15 182 (10.20%) REST
16 178 (9.97%) XML
17 165 (9.24%) SOAP
18 151 (8.46%) Laravel
19 148 (8.29%) Ajax
20 140 (7.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 253 (14.17%) User Experience
2 85 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 68 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 59 (3.31%) Fintech
7 52 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.46%) RIA
9 22 (1.23%) Graphic Design
10 21 (1.18%) iPad
11 19 (1.06%) e-Learning
12 18 (1.01%) NHS
13 15 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.84%) Social Media
14 11 (0.62%) PKI
15 8 (0.45%) Animation
15 8 (0.45%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.45%) Life Science
16 7 (0.39%) Replication
16 7 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 168 (9.41%) Linux
2 56 (3.14%) Windows
3 40 (2.24%) Android
4 39 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.96%) Unix
6 15 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.62%) Debian
8 10 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.22%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) SUSE
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (44.31%) MVC
2 789 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
3 454 (25.43%) Web Development
4 417 (23.36%) Front End Development
5 376 (21.06%) Scrum
6 346 (19.38%) Software Engineering
7 280 (15.69%) OO
8 256 (14.34%) TDD
9 213 (11.93%) E-Commerce
10 186 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
11 152 (8.52%) SDLC
12 149 (8.35%) OOP
13 132 (7.39%) Mentoring
14 125 (7.00%) DevOps
15 124 (6.95%) Responsive Web Design
16 108 (6.05%) BDD
17 106 (5.94%) Unit Testing
18 88 (4.93%) SEO
19 87 (4.87%) Test Automation
20 85 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,480 (82.91%) JavaScript
2 656 (36.75%) C#
3 505 (28.29%) PHP
4 501 (28.07%) SQL
5 301 (16.86%) Java
6 120 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 98 (5.49%) TypeScript
8 96 (5.38%) Ruby
9 88 (4.93%) Python
10 68 (3.81%) C++
11 66 (3.70%) ES6
12 60 (3.36%) VB.NET
13 43 (2.41%) C
14 41 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.79%) Scala
16 31 (1.74%) Groovy
17 23 (1.29%) Go
18 22 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.23%) Perl
19 20 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (8.07%) Degree
2 56 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.22%) CCNP
8 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CCIE
9 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.11%) MOS
10 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.056%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.056%) HND
11 1 (0.056%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.47%) QA
2 10 (0.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (0.34%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.17%) WAI
6 2 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (2.30%) Docker
2 11 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 11 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.28%) Varnish
5 1 (0.056%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (0.95%) Puppet
2 12 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.50%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.17%) Kibana
6 2 (0.11%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.056%) Nagios
7 1 (0.056%) Plesk
7 1 (0.056%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 215 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.82%) Zend
3 85 (4.76%) Google
4 74 (4.15%) Oracle
5 64 (3.59%) Adobe
6 36 (2.02%) Capita
7 34 (1.90%) Xamarin
8 31 (1.74%) Sitecore
9 30 (1.68%) Twitter
10 28 (1.57%) SAP
11 15 (0.84%) hybris
12 13 (0.73%) VMware
13 11 (0.62%) CyberSource
14 10 (0.56%) Facebook
14 10 (0.56%) New Relic
14 10 (0.56%) PayPal
15 9 (0.50%) BroadVision
16 7 (0.39%) Percona
17 5 (0.28%) Cerner
18 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com