Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,510 2,062 1,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.62% 15.76% 15.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.52% 35.82% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,837 1,659
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +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 4,644 5,757 4,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.82% 44.00% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,919 4,774 4,193
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,425 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -3 1,086 £43,750 +9.38% 262
Cheshire +4 280 £42,500 +13.33% 78
Merseyside -6 75 £40,000 +11.11% 23
Lancashire -17 60 £35,000 - 37
Cumbria +5 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1,476 (97.75%) HTML
2 1,280 (84.77%) JavaScript
3 725 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
4 664 (43.97%) MVC
5 639 (42.32%) AngularJS
6 637 (42.19%) C#
7 612 (40.53%) .NET
8 482 (31.92%) HTML5
9 475 (31.46%) ASP.NET
10 420 (27.81%) SQL Server
11 413 (27.35%) SQL
12 391 (25.89%) jQuery
13 371 (24.57%) CSS3
14 353 (23.38%) PHP
15 351 (23.25%) React
16 347 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 330 (21.85%) Web Development
18 298 (19.74%) Git (software)
19 267 (17.68%) Java
20 252 (16.69%) Front End Development
21 250 (16.56%) MySQL
22 247 (16.36%) Scrum
23 227 (15.03%) User Experience
24 225 (14.90%) Node.js
25 220 (14.57%) OO
26 219 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
27 205 (13.58%) Microsoft
27 205 (13.58%) Finance
28 203 (13.44%) Software Engineering
29 201 (13.31%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 86 (5.70%) WordPress
2 70 (4.64%) CMS
3 41 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (2.05%) Apache
6 28 (1.85%) IIS
7 25 (1.66%) nginx
8 22 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 18 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.13%) Drupal
11 14 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.79%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.79%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.73%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.46%) EPiServer
17 6 (0.40%) IBM Domino
17 6 (0.40%) Kentico
17 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (5.70%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.26%) InVision
6 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.066%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.066%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.066%) Flinto
9 1 (0.066%) GIMP
9 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.12%) Magento
2 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.066%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 219 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (4.97%) GitHub
4 47 (3.11%) npm
5 30 (1.99%) SaaS
6 20 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.13%) Google Play
8 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (0.73%) Office 365
10 8 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 8 (0.53%) BrowserStack
10 8 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.53%) PaaS
11 7 (0.46%) Yarn
12 6 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.25%) HTTP
2 31 (2.05%) Internet
3 26 (1.72%) Intranet
4 8 (0.53%) SSL
5 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.33%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) VoIP
8 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.13%) LAN
8 2 (0.13%) SMS
8 2 (0.13%) SSH
9 1 (0.066%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.066%) BGP
9 1 (0.066%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.066%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.066%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.066%) Extranet
9 1 (0.066%) Multicast
9 1 (0.066%) NAS
9 1 (0.066%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (27.81%) SQL Server
2 250 (16.56%) MySQL
3 164 (10.86%) MongoDB
4 132 (8.74%) NoSQL
5 66 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 60 (3.97%) RavenDB
7 35 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.85%) Redis
10 27 (1.79%) MariaDB
11 26 (1.72%) Big Data
11 26 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (1.46%) Blockchain
15 14 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (0.93%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 298 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 93 (6.16%) gulp
3 78 (5.17%) webpack
4 73 (4.83%) Visual Studio
5 71 (4.70%) Grunt
6 70 (4.64%) Subversion
7 52 (3.44%) Selenium
8 49 (3.25%) NUnit
9 44 (2.91%) JIRA
10 43 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (2.38%) Jasmine
11 36 (2.38%) Jenkins
12 33 (2.19%) GitLab
13 27 (1.79%) MSTest
14 25 (1.66%) PHPUnit
15 24 (1.59%) Mocha
16 21 (1.39%) Babel
16 21 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
17 16 (1.06%) TeamCity
18 15 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 205 (13.58%) Finance
2 107 (7.09%) Advertising
3 74 (4.90%) Retail
4 73 (4.83%) Games
4 73 (4.83%) Marketing
5 44 (2.91%) Banking
6 32 (2.12%) Law
7 25 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.39%) Automotive
10 14 (0.93%) Legal
11 13 (0.86%) Electronics
12 9 (0.60%) Publishing
13 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) Military
16 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.066%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,253 (82.98%) Developer
2 366 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 246 (16.29%) C# Developer
4 210 (13.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 200 (13.25%) PHP Developer
6 178 (11.79%) Senior Developer
7 177 (11.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 146 (9.67%) Web Developer
9 111 (7.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 110 (7.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 108 (7.15%) Software Developer
12 100 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 91 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 86 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 81 (5.36%) Software Engineer
16 74 (4.90%) Angular Developer
17 72 (4.77%) Java Developer
18 68 (4.50%) Junior
19 67 (4.44%) Designer
20 63 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,476 (97.75%) HTML
2 639 (42.32%) AngularJS
3 612 (40.53%) .NET
4 482 (31.92%) HTML5
5 475 (31.46%) ASP.NET
6 391 (25.89%) jQuery
7 371 (24.57%) CSS3
8 351 (23.25%) React
9 347 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 225 (14.90%) Node.js
11 201 (13.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 178 (11.79%) .NET Framework
13 168 (11.13%) Web Services
14 167 (11.06%) RESTful
15 165 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 162 (10.73%) REST
17 156 (10.33%) Laravel
18 141 (9.34%) XML
19 140 (9.27%) Sass
20 135 (8.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 227 (15.03%) User Experience
2 120 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (6.95%) Mobile App
4 74 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 69 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (4.24%) Fintech
7 57 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.52%) Blog
10 22 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 13 (0.86%) iPhone
14 11 (0.73%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.46%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.40%) Graphic Design
17 5 (0.33%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.33%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 5 (0.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 107 (7.09%) Linux
2 74 (4.90%) Android
3 62 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.11%) Windows
5 35 (2.32%) Unix
6 9 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.13%) CentOS
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (43.97%) MVC
3 330 (21.85%) Web Development
4 252 (16.69%) Front End Development
5 247 (16.36%) Scrum
6 220 (14.57%) OO
7 203 (13.44%) Software Engineering
8 197 (13.05%) TDD
9 163 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
10 162 (10.73%) Web Application Development
11 139 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 133 (8.81%) OOP
13 120 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (7.48%) Test Automation
15 106 (7.02%) Unit Testing
16 88 (5.83%) DevOps
16 88 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
17 83 (5.50%) SDLC
18 79 (5.23%) Microservices
19 74 (4.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,280 (84.77%) JavaScript
2 637 (42.19%) C#
3 413 (27.35%) SQL
4 353 (23.38%) PHP
5 267 (17.68%) Java
6 96 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 76 (5.03%) Python
8 62 (4.11%) TypeScript
9 60 (3.97%) ES6
10 48 (3.18%) C++
11 44 (2.91%) Ruby
12 34 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.52%) Java 8
15 18 (1.19%) C
16 16 (1.06%) Go
17 15 (0.99%) Scala
18 13 (0.86%) Groovy
18 13 (0.86%) Perl
19 12 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 107 (7.09%) Degree
2 46 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.26%) ISEB
3 4 (0.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.066%) CCIE
6 1 (0.066%) CCNP
6 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.38%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) GDPR
3 8 (0.53%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 2 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 47 (3.11%) Docker
2 25 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.26%) Ansible
4 4 (0.26%) Puppet
4 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.13%) cPanel
6 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 205 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.96%) Google
3 58 (3.84%) Zend
4 40 (2.65%) Adobe
5 27 (1.79%) Oracle
6 26 (1.72%) Twitter
7 25 (1.66%) Facebook
7 25 (1.66%) Xamarin
8 19 (1.26%) IBM
9 18 (1.19%) New Relic
10 16 (1.06%) SAP
11 13 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 12 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 8 (0.53%) Nintex
15 6 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.33%) Siemens
16 5 (0.33%) Talend
17 4 (0.26%) Splunk
17 4 (0.26%) WooCommerce