Period
to 23 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing CSS 510 1,103 1,442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.64% 10.98% 12.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.69% 27.53% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 564 1,053 1,363
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,725 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1,718 4,006 4,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.59% 39.88% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,561 3,165 3,774
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSS in the North West.

Salary trend for CSS in the North West

CSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CSS in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +3 377 £45,000 - 106
Cheshire -2 96 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Merseyside +10 23 £34,000 -24.44% 11
Lancashire +4 9 £30,000 -25.00% 29
Cumbria -1 3 £45,000 +28.57% 5
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 473 (92.75%) HTML
2 396 (77.65%) JavaScript
3 217 (42.55%) .NET
4 201 (39.41%) C#
5 173 (33.92%) AngularJS
6 167 (32.75%) MVC
7 163 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (28.63%) React
9 140 (27.45%) ASP.NET
10 139 (27.25%) PHP
11 131 (25.69%) HTML5
12 128 (25.10%) SQL
13 126 (24.71%) Git (software)
14 101 (19.80%) Node.js
15 95 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 93 (18.24%) SQL Server
17 91 (17.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 91 (17.84%) User Experience
18 89 (17.45%) Front End Development
18 89 (17.45%) jQuery
19 88 (17.25%) Web Development
20 79 (15.49%) CSS3
21 74 (14.51%) E-Commerce
22 70 (13.73%) DevOps
23 66 (12.94%) MySQL
24 64 (12.55%) TypeScript
25 63 (12.35%) OO
26 60 (11.76%) .NET Core
27 59 (11.57%) Microsoft
27 59 (11.57%) .NET Framework

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 30 (5.88%) CMS
2 27 (5.29%) WordPress
3 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.55%) Apache
5 10 (1.96%) nginx
6 6 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.18%) Liferay
7 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.59%) IIS
9 2 (0.39%) Jadu
10 1 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.20%) Moodle
10 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.20%) Perch
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (1.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.18%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.18%) Sketch
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.20%) InVision
Business Applications
1 29 (5.69%) Magento
2 13 (2.55%) Shopify
3 9 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.37%) Azure
2 48 (9.41%) AWS
3 28 (5.49%) GitHub
4 20 (3.92%) npm
5 15 (2.94%) SaaS
6 12 (2.35%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.96%) GCP
7 10 (1.96%) Serverless
8 6 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.18%) Office 365
9 5 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.98%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.78%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.78%) Yarn
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) HTTP
2 3 (0.59%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.20%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.94%) MySQL
3 30 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.96%) Power BI
7 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.57%) Big Data
9 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.98%) Redis
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 126 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.27%) JIRA
3 27 (5.29%) webpack
4 23 (4.51%) Grunt
4 23 (4.51%) gulp
5 19 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (3.14%) PHPUnit
6 16 (3.14%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.94%) Jasmine
7 15 (2.94%) Selenium
8 14 (2.75%) Subversion
9 13 (2.55%) git-flow
10 12 (2.35%) NUnit
11 11 (2.16%) Cypress.io
11 11 (2.16%) Protractor
12 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.18%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (9.22%) Finance
2 21 (4.12%) Retail
3 19 (3.73%) Marketing
4 8 (1.57%) Back Office
4 8 (1.57%) Games
5 6 (1.18%) Local Government
6 5 (0.98%) Advertising
6 5 (0.98%) Law
6 5 (0.98%) Publishing
7 4 (0.78%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 451 (88.43%) Developer
2 82 (16.08%) PHP Developer
3 80 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 79 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 77 (15.10%) Senior Developer
6 75 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 75 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 58 (11.37%) React Developer
8 54 (10.59%) Web Developer
9 48 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (6.86%) C# Software Developer
12 34 (6.67%) Angular Developer
13 31 (6.08%) PHP Web Developer
14 22 (4.31%) Backend Developer
15 21 (4.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 21 (4.12%) Senior React Developer
16 20 (3.92%) Node.js Developer
16 20 (3.92%) Software Engineer
17 19 (3.73%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (92.75%) HTML
2 217 (42.55%) .NET
3 173 (33.92%) AngularJS
4 146 (28.63%) React
5 140 (27.45%) ASP.NET
6 131 (25.69%) HTML5
7 101 (19.80%) Node.js
8 95 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 91 (17.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 89 (17.45%) jQuery
11 79 (15.49%) CSS3
12 60 (11.76%) .NET Core
13 59 (11.57%) .NET Framework
14 57 (11.18%) REST
15 49 (9.61%) Entity Framework
15 49 (9.61%) Vue.js
16 48 (9.41%) Laravel
17 46 (9.02%) RESTful
18 39 (7.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (7.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.84%) User Experience
2 38 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 36 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.57%) Social Media
7 7 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.78%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.59%) EPoS
12 2 (0.39%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.39%) W3C
13 1 (0.20%) Blog
13 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.20%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.20%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.27%) Linux
2 15 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.75%) Android
3 14 (2.75%) Windows
4 7 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.18%) CentOS
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (32.75%) MVC
2 163 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (17.45%) Front End Development
4 88 (17.25%) Web Development
5 74 (14.51%) E-Commerce
6 70 (13.73%) DevOps
7 63 (12.35%) OO
8 51 (10.00%) Microservices
8 51 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 50 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (8.04%) SDLC
12 40 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 40 (7.84%) OOP
13 39 (7.65%) Test Automation
14 36 (7.06%) TDD
15 34 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 33 (6.47%) Unit Testing
17 29 (5.69%) Scrum
17 29 (5.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 396 (77.65%) JavaScript
2 201 (39.41%) C#
3 139 (27.25%) PHP
4 128 (25.10%) SQL
5 64 (12.55%) TypeScript
6 52 (10.20%) Java
7 21 (4.12%) ES6
7 21 (4.12%) Python
8 12 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.18%) PHP 7
10 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.18%) Ruby
11 5 (0.98%) Go
12 3 (0.59%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.59%) C++
12 3 (0.59%) Groovy
12 3 (0.59%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (2.75%) Degree
2 10 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.53%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (6.67%) Docker
2 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.55%) cPanel
3 6 (1.18%) Terraform
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.53%) Zend
3 14 (2.75%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.37%) Google
5 7 (1.37%) Oracle
6 4 (0.78%) Adobe
6 4 (0.78%) VMware
7 2 (0.39%) Apple
7 2 (0.39%) Perforce
7 2 (0.39%) SAP
7 2 (0.39%) Splunk
7 2 (0.39%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.20%) ATG
8 1 (0.20%) Freshdesk
8 1 (0.20%) hybris
8 1 (0.20%) Instagram
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.20%) Sybase
8 1 (0.20%) Zoho