Period
to 20 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 2002 1937 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.11% 15.76% 14.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.94% 37.71% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1786 1659
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 £24,125 £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 5898 5137 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.51% 41.78% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4906 4476 4412
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 £25,500
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 20 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 20 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 1421 £40,000 - 75
Cheshire -5 318 £40,000 +3.90% 26
Lancashire -6 141 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Merseyside +6 111 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Cumbria 0 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 1860 (92.91%) HTML
2 1671 (83.47%) JavaScript
3 970 (48.45%) jQuery
4 846 (42.26%) MVC
5 812 (40.56%) .NET
5 812 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
6 768 (38.36%) HTML5
7 742 (37.06%) C#
8 643 (32.12%) AngularJS
9 618 (30.87%) SQL
10 617 (30.82%) PHP
11 560 (27.97%) ASP.NET
12 554 (27.67%) CSS3
13 486 (24.28%) Web Development
14 458 (22.88%) SQL Server
15 425 (21.23%) Front End Development
16 420 (20.98%) MySQL
17 394 (19.68%) Scrum
18 392 (19.58%) Git (software)
19 365 (18.23%) Web Services
20 348 (17.38%) Software Engineering
21 341 (17.03%) OO
22 323 (16.13%) Node.js
23 322 (16.08%) Finance
24 317 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 315 (15.73%) Java
26 308 (15.38%) React
27 302 (15.08%) TDD
28 295 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 293 (14.64%) 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
1 149 (7.44%) CMS
2 111 (5.54%) WordPress
3 77 (3.85%) Apache
4 45 (2.25%) Drupal
4 45 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 41 (2.05%) IIS
6 33 (1.65%) EPiServer
6 33 (1.65%) nginx
7 31 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 24 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 18 (0.90%) Joomla!
12 17 (0.85%) Apache Spark
12 17 (0.85%) Confluence
13 11 (0.55%) Sitefinity
14 9 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 78 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 28 (1.40%) FileZilla
3 27 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.35%) 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 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.100%) 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
1 105 (5.24%) Magento
2 28 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.70%) 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 (0.100%) BASE24
8 2 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.100%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.100%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.050%) Exstream
9 1 (0.050%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.050%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 123 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.15%) GitHub
4 59 (2.95%) SaaS
5 23 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 22 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (0.95%) Google App Engine
7 19 (0.95%) npm
8 16 (0.80%) Sage Pay
9 15 (0.75%) Serverless
10 14 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.50%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.40%) Office 365
15 7 (0.35%) Firebase
15 7 (0.35%) PaaS
15 7 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.60%) HTTP
2 58 (2.90%) Internet
3 31 (1.55%) FTP
4 28 (1.40%) 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
1 458 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 420 (20.98%) MySQL
3 114 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 82 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (2.50%) Big Data
8 46 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 35 (1.75%) RavenDB
11 34 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (1.40%) Redis
14 22 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (1.05%) CouchDB
16 16 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.80%) DB2
17 11 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 392 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 128 (6.39%) Subversion
3 93 (4.65%) gulp
4 89 (4.45%) Selenium
5 88 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 80 (4.00%) Grunt
7 74 (3.70%) NUnit
8 70 (3.50%) Visual Studio
9 67 (3.35%) JIRA
10 49 (2.45%) Jasmine
11 45 (2.25%) Bitbucket
12 41 (2.05%) MSTest
12 41 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 40 (2.00%) Vagrant
14 39 (1.95%) WebDriver
15 37 (1.85%) PHPUnit
16 34 (1.70%) Selenium IDE
17 31 (1.55%) Gradle
17 31 (1.55%) TeamCity
18 28 (1.40%) Eclipse
General
1 322 (16.08%) Finance
2 148 (7.39%) Retail
3 142 (7.09%) Marketing
4 75 (3.75%) Advertising
5 65 (3.25%) Banking
6 64 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 55 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 44 (2.20%) Electronics
9 32 (1.60%) Games
10 28 (1.40%) Legal
11 26 (1.30%) Law
12 24 (1.20%) Automotive
12 24 (1.20%) Multimedia
13 19 (0.95%) 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 1683 (84.07%) Developer
2 461 (23.03%) .NET Developer
3 365 (18.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 329 (16.43%) PHP Developer
5 291 (14.54%) C# Developer
6 269 (13.44%) Senior Developer
7 239 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 220 (10.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 220 (10.99%) Web Developer
9 169 (8.44%) Software Developer
10 166 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 145 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 125 (6.24%) Software Engineer
13 123 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 112 (5.59%) Junior
15 110 (5.49%) HTML Developer
16 106 (5.29%) Java Developer
17 96 (4.80%) Junior Developer
18 92 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
19 87 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1860 (92.91%) HTML
2 970 (48.45%) jQuery
3 812 (40.56%) .NET
4 768 (38.36%) HTML5
5 643 (32.12%) AngularJS
6 560 (27.97%) ASP.NET
7 554 (27.67%) CSS3
8 365 (18.23%) Web Services
9 323 (16.13%) Node.js
10 317 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 308 (15.38%) React
12 295 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 293 (14.64%) Sass
14 224 (11.19%) XML
15 222 (11.09%) REST
16 193 (9.64%) .NET Framework
17 184 (9.19%) JSON
18 182 (9.09%) SOAP
19 175 (8.74%) Laravel
20 172 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 258 (12.89%) User Experience
2 91 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
4 89 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.75%) iPad
6 65 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 63 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (3.05%) Fintech
9 26 (1.30%) RIA
10 23 (1.15%) Graphic Design
11 20 (1.00%) e-Learning
12 14 (0.70%) NHS
13 13 (0.65%) W3C
14 11 (0.55%) Life Science
14 11 (0.55%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.50%) PKI
16 9 (0.45%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.40%) Animation
18 7 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.69%) Linux
2 65 (3.25%) Windows
3 46 (2.30%) Unix
4 45 (2.25%) Android
5 42 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.25%) Debian
9 2 (0.100%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.100%) 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
1 846 (42.26%) MVC
2 812 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (24.28%) Web Development
4 425 (21.23%) Front End Development
5 394 (19.68%) Scrum
6 348 (17.38%) Software Engineering
7 341 (17.03%) OO
8 302 (15.08%) TDD
9 271 (13.54%) E-Commerce
10 248 (12.39%) OOP
11 205 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
12 148 (7.39%) SDLC
13 141 (7.04%) Mentoring
14 135 (6.74%) DevOps
15 130 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
16 117 (5.84%) Unit Testing
17 106 (5.29%) BDD
17 106 (5.29%) Test Automation
18 97 (4.85%) Web Application Development
19 89 (4.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1671 (83.47%) JavaScript
2 742 (37.06%) C#
3 618 (30.87%) SQL
4 617 (30.82%) PHP
5 315 (15.73%) Java
6 149 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 108 (5.39%) TypeScript
8 97 (4.85%) Ruby
9 82 (4.10%) Python
10 77 (3.85%) C++
11 67 (3.35%) VB.NET
12 59 (2.95%) ES6
13 48 (2.40%) C
14 39 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.80%) VBScript
16 31 (1.55%) Groovy
17 27 (1.35%) Scala
18 26 (1.30%) PHP 5
19 21 (1.05%) VB
19 21 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 184 (9.19%) Degree
2 44 (2.20%) 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
7 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.35%) CCIE
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 81 (4.05%) QA
2 12 (0.60%) GCP
3 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.25%) SLA
3 5 (0.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.20%) WAI
5 2 (0.100%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.050%) PMO
6 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (2.50%) 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 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.050%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 34 (1.70%) Puppet
2 20 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (0.95%) Capistrano
4 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.20%) Ansible
6 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.15%) Kibana
6 3 (0.15%) Salt
7 2 (0.100%) Terraform
8 1 (0.050%) Nagios
8 1 (0.050%) Packer
8 1 (0.050%) Plesk
8 1 (0.050%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 226 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 104 (5.19%) Zend
3 77 (3.85%) Oracle
4 73 (3.65%) Google
5 69 (3.45%) Adobe
6 55 (2.75%) SAP
7 37 (1.85%) Sitecore
8 28 (1.40%) PayPal
9 26 (1.30%) Twitter
9 26 (1.30%) Xamarin
10 20 (1.00%) hybris
11 19 (0.95%) Facebook
12 16 (0.80%) CyberSource
13 14 (0.70%) Capita
14 11 (0.55%) IBM
15 10 (0.50%) VMware
16 9 (0.45%) BroadVision
17 8 (0.40%) Actian
17 8 (0.40%) F5
17 8 (0.40%) Percona