Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,229 1,626 2,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.60% 13.43% 16.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.61% 33.53% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1,413 1,890
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,400 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 4,150 4,850 5,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.15% 40.06% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,140 4,106 4,876
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -3 842 £45,000 +5.88% 263
Cheshire +2 240 £45,000 +12.50% 80
Lancashire -15 88 £35,000 - 36
Merseyside -12 52 £42,000 +5.00% 30
Cumbria -4 4 £22,500 -24.37%
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1,172 (95.36%) HTML
2 988 (80.39%) JavaScript
3 504 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
4 437 (35.56%) AngularJS
5 404 (32.87%) MVC
6 379 (30.84%) .NET
7 368 (29.94%) C#
8 340 (27.66%) PHP
9 314 (25.55%) Git (software)
10 304 (24.74%) jQuery
11 295 (24.00%) HTML5
11 295 (24.00%) React
12 290 (23.60%) MySQL
13 276 (22.46%) Front End Development
14 257 (20.91%) User Experience
15 236 (19.20%) OO
16 233 (18.96%) ASP.NET
17 218 (17.74%) Web Development
17 218 (17.74%) SQL
18 209 (17.01%) Node.js
19 205 (16.68%) CSS3
20 201 (16.35%) TDD
21 198 (16.11%) SQL Server
22 185 (15.05%) AWS
23 180 (14.65%) Software Engineering
23 180 (14.65%) Azure
24 170 (13.83%) Sass
25 159 (12.94%) Laravel
26 158 (12.86%) RESTful
27 145 (11.80%) Microsoft

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 93 (7.57%) WordPress
2 89 (7.24%) CMS
3 50 (4.07%) Umbraco
4 32 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (0.90%) Kentico
9 11 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.65%) Confluence
10 8 (0.65%) IIS
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.49%) Drupal
12 5 (0.41%) Apache
12 5 (0.41%) JBoss
12 5 (0.41%) nginx
13 4 (0.33%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (2.93%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.22%) Sketch
4 11 (0.90%) InVision
5 8 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.49%) InDesign
8 3 (0.24%) Figma
8 3 (0.24%) Marvel
8 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 41 (3.34%) Magento
2 13 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.57%) Shopify
5 6 (0.49%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 185 (15.05%) AWS
2 180 (14.65%) Azure
3 94 (7.65%) GitHub
4 49 (3.99%) GCP
5 41 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (3.17%) SaaS
7 36 (2.93%) Serverless
8 22 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (1.63%) npm
10 13 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 11 (0.90%) Asana
12 10 (0.81%) PaaS
13 9 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.57%) Office 365
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.42%) Broadband
2 13 (1.06%) DNS
3 11 (0.90%) HTTP
4 7 (0.57%) Internet
4 7 (0.57%) Intranet
4 7 (0.57%) Skype
5 4 (0.33%) Extranet
5 4 (0.33%) SSH
5 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.081%) CTI
7 1 (0.081%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (23.60%) MySQL
2 198 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 94 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 91 (7.40%) NoSQL
5 46 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 42 (3.42%) Neo4j
7 30 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (1.14%) Redis
10 13 (1.06%) Big Data
11 12 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.81%) CouchDB
12 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 314 (25.55%) Git (software)
2 125 (10.17%) webpack
3 88 (7.16%) gulp
4 82 (6.67%) Grunt
5 72 (5.86%) Visual Studio
6 68 (5.53%) JIRA
7 41 (3.34%) GitLab
8 35 (2.85%) Subversion
9 32 (2.60%) Vagrant
10 24 (1.95%) Bitbucket
10 24 (1.95%) PHPUnit
11 22 (1.79%) Selenium
11 22 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.63%) Jenkins
13 16 (1.30%) Jasmine
13 16 (1.30%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.22%) NUnit
15 10 (0.81%) MSTest
15 10 (0.81%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 108 (8.79%) Finance
2 105 (8.54%) Retail
3 59 (4.80%) Marketing
4 52 (4.23%) Banking
5 23 (1.87%) Legal
6 18 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.06%) Public Sector
9 12 (0.98%) Games
10 10 (0.81%) Advertising
11 7 (0.57%) Housing Association
12 6 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.41%) Back Office
13 5 (0.41%) Electronics
13 5 (0.41%) Fire and Rescue
13 5 (0.41%) Police
14 4 (0.33%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Local Government
16 1 (0.081%) French Language
16 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 953 (77.54%) Developer
2 223 (18.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 194 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 183 (14.89%) PHP Developer
5 172 (14.00%) .NET Developer
6 167 (13.59%) C# Developer
7 148 (12.04%) Software Engineer
8 143 (11.64%) Software Developer
9 100 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 88 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 85 (6.92%) Web Developer
12 61 (4.96%) Programmer
13 60 (4.88%) Junior
14 55 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 55 (4.48%) React Developer
15 53 (4.31%) Junior Developer
16 52 (4.23%) Designer
17 51 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
18 50 (4.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 48 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,172 (95.36%) HTML
2 437 (35.56%) AngularJS
3 379 (30.84%) .NET
4 304 (24.74%) jQuery
5 295 (24.00%) HTML5
5 295 (24.00%) React
6 233 (18.96%) ASP.NET
7 209 (17.01%) Node.js
8 205 (16.68%) CSS3
9 170 (13.83%) Sass
10 159 (12.94%) Laravel
11 158 (12.86%) RESTful
12 139 (11.31%) Vue.js
13 133 (10.82%) Web Services
14 129 (10.50%) XML
15 121 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 121 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 111 (9.03%) REST
17 106 (8.62%) .NET Core
18 82 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 257 (20.91%) User Experience
2 101 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 83 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.25%) Data Structures
6 38 (3.09%) Cloud Native
7 36 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.30%) BBC
9 16 (1.30%) Life Science
10 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.06%) Graphic Design
12 11 (0.90%) Blog
13 5 (0.41%) Derivative
13 5 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.41%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.33%) EPoS
14 4 (0.33%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.33%) Social Media
15 3 (0.24%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 78 (6.35%) Linux
2 55 (4.48%) Windows
3 52 (4.23%) Android
4 50 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.22%) AIX
6 10 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.65%) CentOS
8 7 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.081%) Debian
12 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.081%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (32.87%) MVC
3 276 (22.46%) Front End Development
4 236 (19.20%) OO
5 218 (17.74%) Web Development
6 201 (16.35%) TDD
7 180 (14.65%) Software Engineering
8 145 (11.80%) DevOps
9 143 (11.64%) Scrum
10 137 (11.15%) Mentoring
10 137 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
11 126 (10.25%) OOP
12 122 (9.93%) Test Automation
13 120 (9.76%) SDLC
14 117 (9.52%) E-Commerce
15 115 (9.36%) Microservices
16 112 (9.11%) Computer Science
17 102 (8.30%) Responsive Web Design
18 98 (7.97%) Unit Testing
19 92 (7.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 988 (80.39%) JavaScript
2 368 (29.94%) C#
3 340 (27.66%) PHP
4 218 (17.74%) SQL
5 143 (11.64%) Java
6 95 (7.73%) TypeScript
7 86 (7.00%) ES6
8 82 (6.67%) Python
9 55 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 39 (3.17%) Ruby
11 22 (1.79%) JSX
12 21 (1.71%) PHP 7
13 20 (1.63%) C++
14 19 (1.55%) Perl
15 18 (1.46%) Groovy
16 17 (1.38%) C
17 16 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.30%) Scala
18 14 (1.14%) Java 8
18 14 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (5.04%) Degree
2 22 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.41%) MCSD
5 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.16%) HND
6 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.16%) MCSA
6 2 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.081%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.081%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.93%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) GDPR
3 6 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.33%) PMO
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (8.22%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.06%) Ganglia
3 9 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.41%) Kibana
4 5 (0.41%) logstash
5 3 (0.24%) cPanel
6 1 (0.081%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.081%) Consul
6 1 (0.081%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.081%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.56%) Google
3 37 (3.01%) Adobe
4 34 (2.77%) Oracle
5 23 (1.87%) Sitecore
6 22 (1.79%) Zend
7 18 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.65%) Nintex
10 7 (0.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 7 (0.57%) Facebook
10 7 (0.57%) SAP
10 7 (0.57%) Twitter
11 6 (0.49%) Apple
11 6 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.41%) Marketo
12 5 (0.41%) Pardot
12 5 (0.41%) Splunk
13 4 (0.33%) Instagram
13 4 (0.33%) YouTube