Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,869 1,907 1,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.43% 15.39% 12.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.80% 35.42% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,613 1,721 1,313
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 5,877 5,384 4,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.36% 43.44% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,959 4,654 3,639
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 1,266 £42,500 +6.25% 260
Cheshire -3 365 £40,000 +1.91% 79
Lancashire -5 144 £35,000 - 50
Merseyside -6 75 £38,702 +10.58% 38
Cumbria -4 8 £24,750 -38.13% 6
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,763 (94.33%) HTML
2 1,533 (82.02%) JavaScript
3 799 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
4 762 (40.77%) MVC
5 685 (36.65%) C#
6 677 (36.22%) .NET
7 662 (35.42%) jQuery
8 640 (34.24%) AngularJS
9 595 (31.84%) HTML5
10 567 (30.34%) PHP
11 531 (28.41%) SQL
12 490 (26.22%) CSS3
13 485 (25.95%) ASP.NET
14 483 (25.84%) Web Development
15 438 (23.43%) Front End Development
16 435 (23.27%) SQL Server
17 398 (21.29%) MySQL
18 395 (21.13%) React
19 375 (20.06%) Git (software)
20 334 (17.87%) Scrum
21 322 (17.23%) Software Engineering
22 312 (16.69%) Web Services
22 312 (16.69%) Node.js
23 311 (16.64%) Java
24 307 (16.43%) OO
25 295 (15.78%) User Experience
26 279 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
27 272 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 254 (13.59%) TDD
29 244 (13.06%) Finance

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
1 106 (5.67%) WordPress
2 103 (5.51%) CMS
3 75 (4.01%) Apache
4 51 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 42 (2.25%) nginx
6 36 (1.93%) IIS
7 29 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 25 (1.34%) Drupal
8 25 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.75%) EPiServer
12 13 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.64%) Confluence
14 11 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
18 5 (0.27%) Content Management Server
18 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (4.87%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.43%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.37%) InVision
9 5 (0.27%) GIMP
10 4 (0.21%) InDesign
10 4 (0.21%) UXPin
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 111 (5.94%) Magento
2 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.16%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.16%) Shopify
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.054%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 184 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.32%) npm
4 60 (3.21%) GitHub
5 31 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.66%) SaaS
6 21 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 20 (1.07%) DigitalOcean
8 17 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 16 (0.86%) Office 365
10 15 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.54%) Firebase
11 10 (0.54%) Serverless
12 9 (0.48%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.32%) PaaS
16 5 (0.27%) Trello
16 5 (0.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.69%) HTTP
2 42 (2.25%) Internet
3 17 (0.91%) SSL
4 15 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.48%) DNS
6 8 (0.43%) Intranet
6 8 (0.43%) SMS
7 7 (0.37%) VoIP
8 4 (0.21%) LAN
8 4 (0.21%) VPN
9 3 (0.16%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
10 2 (0.11%) VLAN
10 2 (0.11%) WAN
11 1 (0.054%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.054%) Firewall
11 1 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.054%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.054%) Wireless
11 1 (0.054%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 398 (21.29%) MySQL
3 152 (8.13%) MongoDB
4 83 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 57 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 52 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 48 (2.57%) Big Data
8 45 (2.41%) RavenDB
9 41 (2.19%) Redis
10 40 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (0.91%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.70%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 375 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 129 (6.90%) gulp
3 123 (6.58%) Grunt
4 88 (4.71%) NUnit
5 83 (4.44%) webpack
6 79 (4.23%) Visual Studio
7 66 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 66 (3.53%) Subversion
8 59 (3.16%) Selenium
9 53 (2.84%) JIRA
10 44 (2.35%) MSTest
10 44 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 40 (2.14%) Jasmine
12 38 (2.03%) PHPUnit
13 37 (1.98%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.61%) Gradle
15 28 (1.50%) JUnit
16 27 (1.44%) Cucumber
16 27 (1.44%) TeamCity
17 24 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (13.06%) Finance
2 118 (6.31%) Advertising
3 108 (5.78%) Marketing
4 79 (4.23%) Retail
5 69 (3.69%) Games
6 48 (2.57%) Legal
7 44 (2.35%) Banking
8 37 (1.98%) Automotive
9 30 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.70%) Law
12 12 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.48%) Publishing
15 8 (0.43%) Back Office
15 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.27%) German Language
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
18 3 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,500 (80.26%) Developer
2 373 (19.96%) .NET Developer
3 354 (18.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 254 (13.59%) Senior Developer
5 237 (12.68%) PHP Developer
6 218 (11.66%) C# Developer
7 183 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 183 (9.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 179 (9.58%) Software Developer
9 162 (8.67%) Web Developer
10 110 (5.89%) Software Engineer
11 109 (5.83%) HTML Developer
12 92 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 92 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
13 91 (4.87%) Junior
14 88 (4.71%) Java Developer
15 85 (4.55%) Designer
16 84 (4.49%) Angular Developer
16 84 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
17 82 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,763 (94.33%) HTML
2 677 (36.22%) .NET
3 662 (35.42%) jQuery
4 640 (34.24%) AngularJS
5 595 (31.84%) HTML5
6 490 (26.22%) CSS3
7 485 (25.95%) ASP.NET
8 395 (21.13%) React
9 312 (16.69%) Node.js
9 312 (16.69%) Web Services
10 279 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 272 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 244 (13.06%) Sass
13 199 (10.65%) XML
14 184 (9.84%) .NET Framework
15 179 (9.58%) RESTful
16 171 (9.15%) REST
17 170 (9.10%) Laravel
18 150 (8.03%) Ajax
19 135 (7.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 295 (15.78%) User Experience
2 107 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 92 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 79 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (2.89%) Fintech
8 32 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (1.12%) Social Media
10 18 (0.96%) Graphic Design
11 13 (0.70%) NHS
11 13 (0.70%) RIA
12 12 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.59%) Wiki
14 10 (0.54%) Blog
15 8 (0.43%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.37%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.32%) e-Learning
17 6 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 199 (10.65%) Linux
2 72 (3.85%) Windows
3 45 (2.41%) Unix
4 37 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.66%) Android
6 14 (0.75%) Debian
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.37%) CentOS
8 7 (0.37%) SUSE
9 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (40.77%) MVC
3 483 (25.84%) Web Development
4 438 (23.43%) Front End Development
5 334 (17.87%) Scrum
6 322 (17.23%) Software Engineering
7 307 (16.43%) OO
8 254 (13.59%) TDD
9 198 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 165 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
11 152 (8.13%) OOP
12 150 (8.03%) SDLC
13 144 (7.70%) Unit Testing
14 136 (7.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 123 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
16 121 (6.47%) Test Automation
17 114 (6.10%) Mentoring
18 107 (5.72%) SEO
19 104 (5.56%) Web Application Development
20 95 (5.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,533 (82.02%) JavaScript
2 685 (36.65%) C#
3 567 (30.34%) PHP
4 531 (28.41%) SQL
5 311 (16.64%) Java
6 122 (6.53%) Python
7 117 (6.26%) T-SQL
8 94 (5.03%) Ruby
9 92 (4.92%) TypeScript
10 63 (3.37%) C++
11 60 (3.21%) VB.NET
12 57 (3.05%) ES6
13 40 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.98%) Perl
15 34 (1.82%) C
16 24 (1.28%) Scala
17 23 (1.23%) Groovy
18 22 (1.18%) Go
18 22 (1.18%) Objective-C
19 17 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (6.15%) Degree
2 64 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.16%) ISEB
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.11%) MOS
8 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.054%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.054%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.05%) QA
2 12 (0.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.27%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.054%) GCP
7 1 (0.054%) GDPR
7 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (3.48%) Docker
2 9 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.16%) LXC
6 2 (0.11%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.37%) Puppet
3 7 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.054%) Plesk
5 1 (0.054%) Rancher
Vendors
1 215 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 111 (5.94%) Google
3 73 (3.91%) Zend
4 58 (3.10%) Oracle
5 54 (2.89%) Adobe
6 51 (2.73%) Capita
7 41 (2.19%) Twitter
8 37 (1.98%) Xamarin
9 21 (1.12%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.07%) New Relic
11 13 (0.70%) WooCommerce
12 12 (0.64%) SAP
13 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.54%) IBM
15 8 (0.43%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.37%) hybris
16 7 (0.37%) VMware
17 5 (0.27%) Aquila
17 5 (0.27%) Facebook
17 5 (0.27%) Remedy