Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing CSS 928 1,314 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.66% 12.43% 14.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.23% 31.60% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1,128 1,548
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,654 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3,538 4,158 5,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.62% 39.32% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,877 3,480 4,680
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -2 641 £45,500 +1.11% 230
Cheshire +3 167 £45,000 +2.86% 68
Lancashire -2 66 £44,000 +23.94% 34
Merseyside -3 39 £45,000 +28.57% 33
Cumbria -16 11 £35,000 -30.00% 4
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 883 (95.15%) HTML
2 731 (78.77%) JavaScript
3 425 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
4 383 (41.27%) .NET
5 381 (41.06%) C#
6 355 (38.25%) AngularJS
7 352 (37.93%) MVC
8 231 (24.89%) SQL Server
9 229 (24.68%) SQL
10 222 (23.92%) HTML5
11 219 (23.60%) Front End Development
12 216 (23.28%) PHP
13 210 (22.63%) ASP.NET
13 210 (22.63%) React
14 187 (20.15%) Git (software)
15 178 (19.18%) TDD
16 168 (18.10%) Azure
16 168 (18.10%) jQuery
17 164 (17.67%) Vue.js
18 163 (17.56%) CSS3
19 159 (17.13%) AWS
19 159 (17.13%) Web Services
20 155 (16.70%) User Experience
21 153 (16.49%) Web Development
22 152 (16.38%) Greenfield Project
23 149 (16.06%) Microsoft
24 135 (14.55%) MySQL
25 134 (14.44%) OO
26 132 (14.22%) Laravel
27 123 (13.25%) Node.js

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 68 (7.33%) CMS
2 39 (4.20%) WordPress
3 37 (3.99%) Umbraco
4 15 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.75%) Kentico
7 6 (0.65%) Drupal
7 6 (0.65%) IIS
7 6 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.54%) Apache
8 5 (0.54%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.32%) Confluence
10 3 (0.32%) nginx
11 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.62%) Sketch
3 12 (1.29%) UserZoom
4 8 (0.86%) InVision
5 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (2.26%) Magento
2 14 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.86%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.32%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 168 (18.10%) Azure
2 159 (17.13%) AWS
3 60 (6.47%) GitHub
4 27 (2.91%) GCP
5 19 (2.05%) Serverless
6 14 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.40%) npm
8 8 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.75%) SaaS
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.65%) PaaS
10 6 (0.65%) Power Platform
11 5 (0.54%) Asana
12 4 (0.43%) Slack
13 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.62%) HTTP
2 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.32%) Skype
4 2 (0.22%) DNS
4 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.11%) LAN
5 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 135 (14.55%) MySQL
3 67 (7.22%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.40%) Neo4j
8 13 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.97%) Redis
13 8 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.75%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (0.65%) Big Data
15 6 (0.65%) Power BI
16 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 187 (20.15%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 57 (6.14%) webpack
4 49 (5.28%) gulp
5 44 (4.74%) JIRA
6 43 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (3.77%) Grunt
8 28 (3.02%) GitLab
8 28 (3.02%) Selenium
9 15 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (1.62%) Subversion
10 14 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.40%) Vagrant
12 12 (1.29%) Mercurial
13 11 (1.19%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.08%) PHPUnit
15 9 (0.97%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.86%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.86%) Calabash
General
1 99 (10.67%) Finance
2 65 (7.00%) Retail
3 34 (3.66%) Banking
4 31 (3.34%) Marketing
5 25 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.62%) Legal
7 11 (1.19%) Automotive
8 10 (1.08%) Advertising
9 8 (0.86%) Games
10 7 (0.75%) Back Office
10 7 (0.75%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.43%) Law
11 4 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.32%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 774 (83.41%) Developer
2 176 (18.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 165 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 157 (16.92%) C# Developer
5 147 (15.84%) .NET Developer
6 126 (13.58%) Software Developer
7 117 (12.61%) PHP Developer
8 74 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (6.03%) Web Developer
10 49 (5.28%) Angular Developer
11 48 (5.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 43 (4.63%) Software Engineer
13 42 (4.53%) Senior Software Developer
14 41 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (4.20%) React Developer
16 38 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
17 36 (3.88%) C# Programmer
17 36 (3.88%) Programmer
18 32 (3.45%) Java Developer
18 32 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 883 (95.15%) HTML
2 383 (41.27%) .NET
3 355 (38.25%) AngularJS
4 222 (23.92%) HTML5
5 210 (22.63%) ASP.NET
5 210 (22.63%) React
6 168 (18.10%) jQuery
7 164 (17.67%) Vue.js
8 163 (17.56%) CSS3
9 159 (17.13%) Web Services
10 132 (14.22%) Laravel
11 123 (13.25%) Node.js
12 117 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (11.53%) Sass
14 102 (10.99%) .NET Framework
15 97 (10.45%) .NET Core
16 95 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 92 (9.91%) RESTful
18 85 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web API
19 82 (8.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (16.70%) User Experience
2 152 (16.38%) Greenfield Project
3 83 (8.94%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.83%) Cloud Native
8 12 (1.29%) Blog
9 11 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.97%) EPoS
11 6 (0.65%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.54%) Animation
13 4 (0.43%) NHS
14 3 (0.32%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.32%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.32%) Life Science
14 3 (0.32%) New Media
14 3 (0.32%) Social Network
15 2 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.14%) Android
2 56 (6.03%) Apple iOS
3 53 (5.71%) Linux
4 40 (4.31%) Windows
5 12 (1.29%) VMS
6 6 (0.65%) AIX
7 5 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (37.93%) MVC
3 219 (23.60%) Front End Development
4 178 (19.18%) TDD
5 153 (16.49%) Web Development
6 134 (14.44%) OO
7 113 (12.18%) DevOps
8 108 (11.64%) Scrum
9 103 (11.10%) BDD
10 99 (10.67%) Software Engineering
11 94 (10.13%) E-Commerce
12 74 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
13 70 (7.54%) OOP
13 70 (7.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 67 (7.22%) Microservices
15 65 (7.00%) Mentoring
16 64 (6.90%) Unit Testing
17 62 (6.68%) SDLC
18 59 (6.36%) Test Automation
19 55 (5.93%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 731 (78.77%) JavaScript
2 381 (41.06%) C#
3 229 (24.68%) SQL
4 216 (23.28%) PHP
5 111 (11.96%) Java
6 76 (8.19%) TypeScript
7 62 (6.68%) Python
8 41 (4.42%) ES6
9 40 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 30 (3.23%) VB
12 22 (2.37%) VB6
13 11 (1.19%) Ruby
14 9 (0.97%) XAML
15 8 (0.86%) Java 8
15 8 (0.86%) PHP 7
16 7 (0.75%) C
17 6 (0.65%) Go
17 6 (0.65%) Perl
18 5 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (6.90%) Degree
2 30 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.29%) MCSD
4 11 (1.19%) CIW
5 9 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.75%) OCA
6 7 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.22%) MCAD
9 1 (0.11%) MCSA
9 1 (0.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.53%) QA
2 31 (3.34%) GDPR
3 21 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 73 (7.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.29%) Terraform
4 8 (0.86%) Ansible
4 8 (0.86%) Kibana
5 6 (0.65%) Ganglia
5 6 (0.65%) logstash
6 2 (0.22%) Consul
6 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.22%) Grafana
7 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 149 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.85%) Xamarin
3 25 (2.69%) Google
4 22 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 20 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.72%) Adobe
7 13 (1.40%) Oracle
7 13 (1.40%) Zend
8 8 (0.86%) Splunk
9 5 (0.54%) Marketo
9 5 (0.54%) Pardot
10 4 (0.43%) Facebook
11 3 (0.32%) New Relic
11 3 (0.32%) SAP
11 3 (0.32%) Siebel
11 3 (0.32%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.22%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.22%) IBM
12 2 (0.22%) YouTube