Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,760 2,020 1,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.17% 15.65% 13.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.81% 35.44% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,510 1,813 1,390
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 5,364 5,700 4,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.20% 44.17% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,513 4,833 3,749
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 1,207 £42,500 +6.25% 261
Cheshire 0 348 £40,000 +3.90% 77
Lancashire -8 119 £35,000 - 34
Merseyside -9 72 £40,000 +14.29% 26
Cumbria +1 6 £24,500 -38.75% 2
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1,693 (96.19%) HTML
2 1,447 (82.22%) JavaScript
3 757 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 745 (42.33%) MVC
5 680 (38.64%) C#
6 661 (37.56%) .NET
7 640 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 550 (31.25%) HTML5
9 547 (31.08%) jQuery
10 518 (29.43%) SQL
11 511 (29.03%) PHP
12 482 (27.39%) ASP.NET
13 446 (25.34%) SQL Server
14 429 (24.38%) CSS3
15 423 (24.03%) Web Development
16 380 (21.59%) Front End Development
17 375 (21.31%) Git (software)
18 374 (21.25%) MySQL
19 347 (19.72%) React
20 301 (17.10%) Scrum
21 295 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
22 294 (16.70%) Java
23 286 (16.25%) OO
23 286 (16.25%) User Experience
24 272 (15.45%) Software Engineering
25 261 (14.83%) Web Services
26 252 (14.32%) Node.js
27 247 (14.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 238 (13.52%) TDD
29 217 (12.33%) 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 95 (5.40%) WordPress
2 92 (5.23%) CMS
3 65 (3.69%) Apache
4 48 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 44 (2.50%) IIS
6 42 (2.39%) nginx
7 33 (1.88%) Umbraco
8 23 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.97%) Drupal
11 16 (0.91%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.80%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.57%) Confluence
14 10 (0.57%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.45%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.45%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.28%) GIMP
9 4 (0.23%) InVision
9 4 (0.23%) UXPin
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.057%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 85 (4.83%) Magento
2 6 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.057%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.057%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.057%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 180 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.58%) GitHub
4 61 (3.47%) npm
5 35 (1.99%) SaaS
6 30 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.48%) DigitalOcean
8 24 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 16 (0.91%) Office 365
11 12 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 9 (0.51%) Firebase
12 9 (0.51%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.51%) Serverless
13 8 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.40%) PaaS
15 6 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.56%) HTTP
2 33 (1.88%) Internet
3 16 (0.91%) SSL
4 13 (0.74%) Intranet
4 13 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.51%) DNS
6 7 (0.40%) VoIP
7 4 (0.23%) LAN
7 4 (0.23%) VPN
8 3 (0.17%) Broadband
8 3 (0.17%) SMS
9 2 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.11%) DHCP
9 2 (0.11%) Skype
9 2 (0.11%) VLAN
9 2 (0.11%) WAN
10 1 (0.057%) Extranet
10 1 (0.057%) Firewall
10 1 (0.057%) FTP
10 1 (0.057%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 374 (21.25%) MySQL
3 162 (9.20%) MongoDB
4 88 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 68 (3.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 53 (3.01%) RavenDB
7 36 (2.05%) Big Data
7 36 (2.05%) Redis
8 34 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.88%) Hadoop
9 33 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
12 18 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (0.85%) Blockchain
14 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.74%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 375 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.99%) gulp
3 112 (6.36%) Grunt
4 91 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 90 (5.11%) webpack
6 77 (4.38%) NUnit
6 77 (4.38%) Subversion
7 70 (3.98%) Selenium
8 60 (3.41%) JIRA
9 58 (3.30%) Jenkins
10 50 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (1.93%) PHPUnit
12 33 (1.88%) Jasmine
13 32 (1.82%) MSTest
14 26 (1.48%) JUnit
14 26 (1.48%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.42%) Bitbucket
16 24 (1.36%) Mocha
17 23 (1.31%) Cucumber
18 22 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 215 (12.22%) Finance
2 100 (5.68%) Advertising
3 98 (5.57%) Marketing
4 83 (4.72%) Retail
5 63 (3.58%) Games
6 39 (2.22%) Automotive
7 33 (1.88%) Banking
8 29 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.25%) Legal
10 15 (0.85%) Law
10 15 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.45%) Electronics
14 6 (0.34%) Back Office
14 6 (0.34%) Publishing
15 5 (0.28%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
16 4 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1,428 (81.14%) Developer
2 391 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 304 (17.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 241 (13.69%) PHP Developer
5 235 (13.35%) C# Developer
6 226 (12.84%) Senior Developer
7 192 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 155 (8.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 154 (8.75%) Web Developer
10 150 (8.52%) Software Developer
11 104 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
12 97 (5.51%) HTML Developer
13 90 (5.11%) Software Engineer
14 89 (5.06%) Designer
15 87 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (4.83%) Angular Developer
17 82 (4.66%) Junior
18 78 (4.43%) HTML CSS Developer
19 76 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 76 (4.32%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,693 (96.19%) HTML
2 661 (37.56%) .NET
3 640 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 550 (31.25%) HTML5
5 547 (31.08%) jQuery
6 482 (27.39%) ASP.NET
7 429 (24.38%) CSS3
8 347 (19.72%) React
9 295 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 261 (14.83%) Web Services
11 252 (14.32%) Node.js
12 247 (14.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 217 (12.33%) Sass
14 206 (11.70%) RESTful
15 202 (11.48%) XML
16 193 (10.97%) .NET Framework
17 176 (10.00%) Laravel
18 167 (9.49%) REST
19 143 (8.13%) Ajax
20 136 (7.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 286 (16.25%) User Experience
2 107 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 81 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 74 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
6 69 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (3.52%) Fintech
8 33 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (0.85%) Blog
10 13 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.57%) Social Media
11 10 (0.57%) Wiki
12 8 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.40%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.28%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.28%) RIA
15 5 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 198 (11.25%) Linux
2 68 (3.86%) Windows
3 58 (3.30%) Apple iOS
4 53 (3.01%) Android
5 48 (2.73%) Unix
6 13 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.51%) Debian
8 6 (0.34%) CentOS
9 5 (0.28%) SUSE
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (42.33%) MVC
3 423 (24.03%) Web Development
4 380 (21.59%) Front End Development
5 301 (17.10%) Scrum
6 286 (16.25%) OO
7 272 (15.45%) Software Engineering
8 238 (13.52%) TDD
9 185 (10.51%) E-Commerce
10 169 (9.60%) OOP
11 158 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
12 148 (8.41%) Unit Testing
13 136 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 132 (7.50%) Test Automation
15 130 (7.39%) SDLC
15 130 (7.39%) Web Application Development
16 128 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
17 95 (5.40%) SEO
18 94 (5.34%) Mentoring
19 85 (4.83%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1,447 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 680 (38.64%) C#
3 518 (29.43%) SQL
4 511 (29.03%) PHP
5 294 (16.70%) Java
6 119 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 103 (5.85%) Python
8 79 (4.49%) TypeScript
9 68 (3.86%) Ruby
10 57 (3.24%) ES6
11 56 (3.18%) C++
11 56 (3.18%) VB.NET
12 36 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 32 (1.82%) Perl
14 24 (1.36%) C
15 19 (1.08%) Go
16 18 (1.02%) Java 8
17 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.85%) Groovy
18 14 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 110 (6.25%) Degree
2 54 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.23%) ISEB
8 2 (0.11%) MOS
9 1 (0.057%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.057%) MCAD
9 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.057%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.13%) QA
2 7 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (0.34%) SLA
4 5 (0.28%) GCP
4 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.17%) GDPR
5 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (3.75%) Docker
2 15 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.17%) LXC
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.057%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.057%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.23%) Puppet
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.057%) Rancher
Vendors
1 207 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.08%) Google
3 66 (3.75%) Zend
4 51 (2.90%) Capita
5 45 (2.56%) Adobe
6 40 (2.27%) Twitter
7 32 (1.82%) Oracle
8 28 (1.59%) Xamarin
9 26 (1.48%) New Relic
10 22 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 15 (0.85%) Facebook
11 15 (0.85%) SAP
12 13 (0.74%) IBM
12 13 (0.74%) WooCommerce
13 12 (0.68%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.34%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.34%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.28%) Apple
15 5 (0.28%) Aquila