Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,318 1,778 1,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.40% 14.12% 15.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.64% 31.98% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 1,543 1,751
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 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 4,166 5,560 5,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.19% 44.16% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,498 4,631 4,519
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
Manchester -4 960 £45,000 +5.88% 265
Cheshire -1 211 £45,000 +12.50% 84
Lancashire -2 74 £35,000 - 40
Merseyside -9 56 £35,000 -6.67% 39
Cumbria +8 6 £50,000 +100.00% 2
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1,268 (96.21%) HTML
2 1,130 (85.74%) JavaScript
3 615 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
4 588 (44.61%) AngularJS
5 572 (43.40%) .NET
6 559 (42.41%) C#
7 551 (41.81%) MVC
8 465 (35.28%) ASP.NET
9 415 (31.49%) SQL Server
10 413 (31.34%) HTML5
11 336 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 330 (25.04%) jQuery
13 324 (24.58%) React
14 311 (23.60%) CSS3
15 303 (22.99%) SQL
16 289 (21.93%) PHP
17 260 (19.73%) Front End Development
18 253 (19.20%) Web Development
19 244 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
20 241 (18.29%) Microsoft
21 234 (17.75%) Git (software)
22 208 (15.78%) User Experience
23 201 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
24 192 (14.57%) Node.js
25 184 (13.96%) MySQL
26 172 (13.05%) Scrum
27 171 (12.97%) OO
27 171 (12.97%) Web Application Development
28 170 (12.90%) Finance
29 168 (12.75%) RESTful

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 79 (5.99%) CMS
2 61 (4.63%) WordPress
3 57 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.97%) Apache
6 18 (1.37%) nginx
7 17 (1.29%) IIS
8 15 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.91%) Drupal
10 11 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.53%) Marvel
14 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.38%) IBM Domino
14 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.30%) JBoss
15 4 (0.30%) Kentico
15 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 59 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.76%) InVision
7 4 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.076%) Flinto
8 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.43%) Magento
2 11 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.68%) osCommerce
4 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.15%) Shopify
6 1 (0.076%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.076%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 244 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (5.16%) GitHub
4 31 (2.35%) SaaS
5 29 (2.20%) Google Play
5 29 (2.20%) npm
6 16 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 12 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.76%) Office 365
9 9 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.53%) Yarn
11 6 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.30%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.23%) CheetahMail
13 3 (0.23%) Dialogflow
13 3 (0.23%) IaaS
13 3 (0.23%) Serverless
13 3 (0.23%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.58%) HTTP
2 16 (1.21%) Intranet
3 6 (0.46%) Internet
4 5 (0.38%) NAS
4 5 (0.38%) VoIP
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) Skype
5 3 (0.23%) SSH
6 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.15%) Firewall
6 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.076%) BGP
7 1 (0.076%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.076%) OSPF
7 1 (0.076%) PPP
7 1 (0.076%) RIP
7 1 (0.076%) SSL
7 1 (0.076%) WAN
7 1 (0.076%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (31.49%) SQL Server
2 184 (13.96%) MySQL
3 116 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 115 (8.73%) MongoDB
5 55 (4.17%) RavenDB
6 52 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.12%) MariaDB
9 25 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.59%) Redis
11 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.14%) Big Data
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.83%) DB2
17 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 234 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.30%) gulp
3 72 (5.46%) Visual Studio
4 67 (5.08%) Grunt
5 66 (5.01%) webpack
6 61 (4.63%) Subversion
7 37 (2.81%) JIRA
8 30 (2.28%) NUnit
9 27 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.97%) PHPUnit
11 25 (1.90%) Jasmine
12 24 (1.82%) MSTest
13 23 (1.75%) GitLab
14 21 (1.59%) Babel
15 19 (1.44%) Selenium
16 17 (1.29%) Mercurial
17 15 (1.14%) Jenkins
18 14 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
19 13 (0.99%) Mocha
20 9 (0.68%) Protractor
General
1 170 (12.90%) Finance
2 98 (7.44%) Advertising
3 80 (6.07%) Games
4 79 (5.99%) Marketing
5 66 (5.01%) Retail
6 32 (2.43%) Banking
7 26 (1.97%) Law
8 18 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.14%) Legal
11 14 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.76%) Publishing
13 9 (0.68%) Electronics
14 8 (0.61%) Automotive
15 7 (0.53%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.23%) Back Office
18 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,093 (82.93%) Developer
2 324 (24.58%) .NET Developer
3 225 (17.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 216 (16.39%) C# Developer
5 173 (13.13%) PHP Developer
6 164 (12.44%) Senior Developer
7 138 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 123 (9.33%) Web Developer
9 110 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 92 (6.98%) Software Developer
11 84 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 79 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 78 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 72 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 70 (5.31%) Junior
16 63 (4.78%) Junior Developer
16 63 (4.78%) Lead Developer
16 63 (4.78%) Software Engineer
17 53 (4.02%) Agile C# Developer
17 53 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,268 (96.21%) HTML
2 588 (44.61%) AngularJS
3 572 (43.40%) .NET
4 465 (35.28%) ASP.NET
5 413 (31.34%) HTML5
6 336 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 330 (25.04%) jQuery
8 324 (24.58%) React
9 311 (23.60%) CSS3
10 201 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 192 (14.57%) Node.js
12 168 (12.75%) RESTful
13 163 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 155 (11.76%) .NET Framework
15 136 (10.32%) Sass
16 119 (9.03%) Vue.js
17 118 (8.95%) Web Services
18 108 (8.19%) Ajax
19 106 (8.04%) Laravel
20 105 (7.97%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 208 (15.78%) User Experience
2 138 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 60 (4.55%) Fintech
5 42 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.97%) iPhone
9 16 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 12 (0.91%) VLE
11 12 (0.91%) Xbox
12 11 (0.83%) Blog
12 11 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.76%) Online Banking
13 10 (0.76%) W3C
14 7 (0.53%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.46%) AS400
15 6 (0.46%) iSeries
15 6 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.16%) Android
2 57 (4.32%) Linux
3 44 (3.34%) Windows
4 41 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.97%) Unix
6 7 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (41.81%) MVC
3 260 (19.73%) Front End Development
4 253 (19.20%) Web Development
5 172 (13.05%) Scrum
6 171 (12.97%) OO
6 171 (12.97%) Web Application Development
7 160 (12.14%) Software Engineering
8 134 (10.17%) TDD
9 126 (9.56%) E-Commerce
10 120 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (7.81%) OOP
12 88 (6.68%) Mentoring
13 83 (6.30%) Responsive Web Design
14 77 (5.84%) SDLC
15 72 (5.46%) Wireframes
16 71 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
17 67 (5.08%) Microservices
17 67 (5.08%) SEO
18 61 (4.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,130 (85.74%) JavaScript
2 559 (42.41%) C#
3 303 (22.99%) SQL
4 289 (21.93%) PHP
5 165 (12.52%) Java
6 82 (6.22%) T-SQL
7 67 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 52 (3.95%) Python
9 42 (3.19%) ES6
10 32 (2.43%) C++
11 28 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.44%) Ruby
13 18 (1.37%) Java 8
14 15 (1.14%) C
15 12 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.76%) Apple Swift
17 9 (0.68%) Groovy
17 9 (0.68%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.61%) Go
18 8 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (6.98%) Degree
2 45 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.076%) CCIE
5 1 (0.076%) CCNP
5 1 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.076%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.28%) GDPR
2 23 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) WCAG
3 2 (0.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (3.19%) Docker
2 10 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.38%) cPanel
3 3 (0.23%) Ansible
3 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.076%) Consul
4 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 241 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.86%) Google
3 50 (3.79%) Adobe
4 33 (2.50%) Zend
5 32 (2.43%) Facebook
6 23 (1.75%) Oracle
7 18 (1.37%) Xamarin
8 15 (1.14%) IBM
9 11 (0.83%) SAP
10 9 (0.68%) New Relic
10 9 (0.68%) Nintex
11 7 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.46%) Telerik
13 5 (0.38%) Twitter
14 4 (0.30%) Apple
14 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.30%) CA
14 4 (0.30%) Casewise
14 4 (0.30%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 3 (0.23%) Mapinfo