Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 2011 1974 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.22% 15.82% 14.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.29% 37.84% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 1817 1674
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,150 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 5865 5217 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.38% 41.81% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4547 4440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +2 1429 £40,000 - 78
Cheshire -4 317 £40,000 +3.90% 27
Lancashire -8 141 £33,750 -3.57% 11
Merseyside +5 113 £38,750 +10.71% 9
Cumbria +2 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 1869 (92.94%) HTML
2 1680 (83.54%) JavaScript
3 976 (48.53%) jQuery
4 843 (41.92%) MVC
5 816 (40.58%) .NET
6 813 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
7 774 (38.49%) HTML5
8 743 (36.95%) C#
9 641 (31.87%) AngularJS
10 624 (31.03%) SQL
11 621 (30.88%) PHP
12 567 (28.19%) ASP.NET
13 560 (27.85%) CSS3
14 488 (24.27%) Web Development
15 462 (22.97%) SQL Server
16 427 (21.23%) Front End Development
17 426 (21.18%) MySQL
18 396 (19.69%) Git (software)
19 394 (19.59%) Scrum
20 372 (18.50%) Web Services
21 348 (17.30%) Software Engineering
22 345 (17.16%) OO
23 322 (16.01%) Node.js
24 319 (15.86%) Finance
25 318 (15.81%) Java
26 313 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
27 305 (15.17%) TDD
28 303 (15.07%) React
29 295 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 293 (14.57%) Sass

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
1 152 (7.56%) CMS
2 111 (5.52%) WordPress
3 77 (3.83%) Apache
4 45 (2.24%) Drupal
4 45 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 42 (2.09%) IIS
6 35 (1.74%) EPiServer
7 33 (1.64%) nginx
8 31 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 24 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 24 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.90%) Confluence
12 18 (0.90%) Joomla!
13 17 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.55%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.50%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.45%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 78 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 29 (1.44%) FileZilla
3 27 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.30%) InVision
8 4 (0.20%) InDesign
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.15%) GIMP
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.15%) UXPin
10 2 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.099%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.050%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 104 (5.17%) Magento
2 28 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
4 12 (0.60%) Shopify
5 5 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.15%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.099%) BASE24
8 2 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.099%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.099%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.050%) Exstream
9 1 (0.050%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.050%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.050%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 120 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.08%) GitHub
4 59 (2.93%) SaaS
5 23 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 19 (0.94%) Google App Engine
9 18 (0.90%) npm
10 16 (0.80%) Sage Pay
11 14 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 14 (0.70%) Serverless
12 11 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.55%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.40%) Office 365
15 7 (0.35%) PaaS
15 7 (0.35%) Route 53
16 6 (0.30%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.72%) HTTP
2 57 (2.83%) Internet
3 33 (1.64%) FTP
4 29 (1.44%) SMTP
5 17 (0.85%) SSL
6 10 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.50%) Wireless
7 9 (0.45%) Intranet
8 8 (0.40%) BGP
8 8 (0.40%) BIG-IP
8 8 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (0.40%) EIGRP
8 8 (0.40%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.40%) Firewall
8 8 (0.40%) IP Telephony
8 8 (0.40%) LAN
8 8 (0.40%) OSPF
8 8 (0.40%) RIP
8 8 (0.40%) VPN
8 8 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 426 (21.18%) MySQL
3 114 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 105 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 83 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (2.59%) Big Data
8 46 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 34 (1.69%) Hadoop
10 34 (1.69%) RavenDB
11 32 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (1.39%) Redis
13 22 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.04%) CouchDB
15 16 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.75%) DB2
17 11 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 396 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 134 (6.66%) Subversion
3 93 (4.62%) gulp
4 92 (4.57%) Selenium
5 87 (4.33%) Jenkins
6 81 (4.03%) Grunt
7 75 (3.73%) NUnit
8 73 (3.63%) JIRA
8 73 (3.63%) Visual Studio
9 48 (2.39%) Jasmine
10 45 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 42 (2.09%) MSTest
12 41 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 40 (1.99%) Vagrant
14 37 (1.84%) PHPUnit
15 36 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
16 31 (1.54%) TeamCity
17 30 (1.49%) Gradle
18 28 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 319 (15.86%) Finance
2 147 (7.31%) Retail
3 145 (7.21%) Marketing
4 70 (3.48%) Advertising
5 67 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 65 (3.23%) Banking
7 56 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.34%) Electronics
9 32 (1.59%) Games
10 29 (1.44%) Legal
11 28 (1.39%) Law
12 24 (1.19%) Automotive
12 24 (1.19%) Multimedia
13 19 (0.94%) Back Office
14 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.35%) French Language
15 7 (0.35%) German Language
15 7 (0.35%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1696 (84.34%) Developer
2 464 (23.07%) .NET Developer
3 369 (18.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 333 (16.56%) PHP Developer
5 295 (14.67%) C# Developer
6 272 (13.53%) Senior Developer
7 242 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 223 (11.09%) Web Developer
9 220 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 169 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 166 (8.25%) Software Developer
12 147 (7.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 124 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 123 (6.12%) Software Engineer
15 112 (5.57%) Junior
16 111 (5.52%) HTML Developer
17 107 (5.32%) Java Developer
18 96 (4.77%) Junior Developer
19 93 (4.62%) HTML CSS Developer
20 86 (4.28%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1869 (92.94%) HTML
2 976 (48.53%) jQuery
3 816 (40.58%) .NET
4 774 (38.49%) HTML5
5 641 (31.87%) AngularJS
6 567 (28.19%) ASP.NET
7 560 (27.85%) CSS3
8 372 (18.50%) Web Services
9 322 (16.01%) Node.js
10 313 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 303 (15.07%) React
12 295 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 293 (14.57%) Sass
14 230 (11.44%) XML
15 228 (11.34%) REST
16 195 (9.70%) .NET Framework
17 188 (9.35%) JSON
18 186 (9.25%) SOAP
19 177 (8.80%) Laravel
20 174 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 258 (12.83%) User Experience
2 91 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 87 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (3.73%) iPad
6 65 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 64 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (2.98%) Fintech
9 25 (1.24%) RIA
10 21 (1.04%) Graphic Design
11 20 (0.99%) e-Learning
12 14 (0.70%) W3C
13 13 (0.65%) NHS
14 11 (0.55%) Life Science
14 11 (0.55%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.50%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.50%) PKI
16 9 (0.45%) Web 2.0
17 8 (0.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 217 (10.79%) Linux
2 66 (3.28%) Windows
3 46 (2.29%) Android
3 46 (2.29%) Unix
4 42 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 15 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.25%) Debian
8 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.050%) AIX
10 1 (0.050%) CentOS
10 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.050%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (41.92%) MVC
2 813 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (24.27%) Web Development
4 427 (21.23%) Front End Development
5 394 (19.59%) Scrum
6 348 (17.30%) Software Engineering
7 345 (17.16%) OO
8 305 (15.17%) TDD
9 271 (13.48%) E-Commerce
10 249 (12.38%) OOP
11 208 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
12 149 (7.41%) SDLC
13 140 (6.96%) Mentoring
14 134 (6.66%) DevOps
14 134 (6.66%) Responsive Web Design
15 123 (6.12%) Unit Testing
16 108 (5.37%) Test Automation
17 105 (5.22%) BDD
18 95 (4.72%) Web Application Development
19 92 (4.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1680 (83.54%) JavaScript
2 743 (36.95%) C#
3 624 (31.03%) SQL
4 621 (30.88%) PHP
5 318 (15.81%) Java
6 152 (7.56%) T-SQL
7 107 (5.32%) TypeScript
8 98 (4.87%) Ruby
9 82 (4.08%) Python
10 78 (3.88%) C++
11 68 (3.38%) VB.NET
12 59 (2.93%) ES6
13 49 (2.44%) C
14 41 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.84%) VBScript
16 31 (1.54%) Groovy
17 28 (1.39%) Scala
18 26 (1.29%) PHP 5
19 24 (1.19%) XPath
20 21 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 190 (9.45%) Degree
2 45 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.40%) CCNP
7 8 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.35%) CCIE
8 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.20%) HND
9 4 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.050%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.050%) HNC
10 1 (0.050%) ISEB
10 1 (0.050%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.08%) QA
2 12 (0.60%) GCP
3 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.25%) SLA
3 5 (0.25%) WAI
3 5 (0.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.099%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.050%) PMO
5 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (2.39%) Docker
2 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.25%) Varnish
5 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.050%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 33 (1.64%) Puppet
2 19 (0.94%) Capistrano
2 19 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.20%) Ansible
5 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.15%) Kibana
5 3 (0.15%) Salt
6 2 (0.099%) Terraform
7 1 (0.050%) Nagios
7 1 (0.050%) Packer
7 1 (0.050%) Plesk
7 1 (0.050%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 223 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 105 (5.22%) Zend
3 76 (3.78%) Oracle
4 72 (3.58%) Google
5 68 (3.38%) Adobe
6 59 (2.93%) SAP
7 39 (1.94%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.44%) PayPal
9 26 (1.29%) Twitter
9 26 (1.29%) Xamarin
10 22 (1.09%) hybris
11 19 (0.94%) Facebook
12 16 (0.80%) CyberSource
13 13 (0.65%) Capita
14 10 (0.50%) IBM
14 10 (0.50%) VMware
15 9 (0.45%) BroadVision
16 8 (0.40%) Actian
16 8 (0.40%) F5
16 8 (0.40%) Percona