Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 2070 1835 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.79% 15.39% 15.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.04% 37.63% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1669 1738
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 £24,900 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 5743 4876 5327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.80% 40.89% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4762 4202 4560
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 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 1470 £40,000 +3.90% 98
Cheshire -4 286 £37,500 - 37
Lancashire -7 171 £35,000 - 13
Merseyside +5 130 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Cumbria +2 4 £40,000 +45.45%
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1926 (93.04%) HTML
2 1704 (82.32%) JavaScript
3 1005 (48.55%) jQuery
4 885 (42.75%) .NET
5 817 (39.47%) MVC
6 810 (39.13%) HTML5
7 799 (38.60%) C#
8 787 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
9 699 (33.77%) SQL
10 654 (31.59%) PHP
11 628 (30.34%) ASP.NET
12 610 (29.47%) AngularJS
13 560 (27.05%) CSS3
14 522 (25.22%) SQL Server
15 504 (24.35%) Web Development
16 442 (21.35%) MySQL
17 397 (19.18%) Front End Development
18 386 (18.65%) Git (software)
19 361 (17.44%) Web Services
20 353 (17.05%) Scrum
21 337 (16.28%) Finance
22 333 (16.09%) OO
23 332 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
24 319 (15.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 306 (14.78%) TDD
26 299 (14.44%) Java
27 290 (14.01%) Software Engineering
28 278 (13.43%) Sass
28 278 (13.43%) Node.js
29 269 (13.00%) E-Commerce

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
1 178 (8.60%) CMS
2 113 (5.46%) WordPress
3 99 (4.78%) Apache
4 70 (3.38%) Umbraco
5 59 (2.85%) IIS
6 53 (2.56%) Drupal
7 45 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 37 (1.79%) EPiServer
9 34 (1.64%) nginx
10 32 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 28 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 22 (1.06%) Confluence
14 21 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.87%) Joomla!
16 17 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 14 (0.68%) NServiceBus
17 14 (0.68%) OpenEdge
18 13 (0.63%) Sitefinity
19 12 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 41 (1.98%) FileZilla
3 25 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.48%) InVision
7 8 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.29%) UXPin
9 3 (0.14%) GIMP
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.048%) Pixate
10 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 95 (4.59%) Magento
2 28 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.39%) Shopify
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.097%) BASE24
7 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.097%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.097%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.048%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.048%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.048%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.048%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.048%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 125 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.85%) GitHub
4 54 (2.61%) SaaS
5 24 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.92%) Google App Engine
8 16 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 16 (0.77%) Sage Pay
9 15 (0.72%) npm
10 14 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.68%) Office 365
11 12 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.34%) PaaS
14 6 (0.29%) Firebase
15 5 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.44%) HTTP
2 49 (2.37%) FTP
3 47 (2.27%) Internet
4 41 (1.98%) SMTP
5 15 (0.72%) SSL
6 12 (0.58%) Intranet
6 12 (0.58%) Wireless
7 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.39%) BGP
8 8 (0.39%) BIG-IP
8 8 (0.39%) EIGRP
8 8 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.39%) Firewall
8 8 (0.39%) IP Telephony
8 8 (0.39%) LAN
8 8 (0.39%) LDAP
8 8 (0.39%) OSPF
8 8 (0.39%) RIP
8 8 (0.39%) VPN
8 8 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 442 (21.35%) MySQL
3 97 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 89 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 72 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 66 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.71%) Big Data
8 46 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.40%) RavenDB
12 29 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.06%) CouchDB
16 21 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (0.97%) Redis
18 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 386 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 149 (7.20%) Subversion
3 106 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 103 (4.98%) Selenium
5 93 (4.49%) JIRA
6 87 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 83 (4.01%) gulp
8 77 (3.72%) NUnit
9 70 (3.38%) Grunt
10 52 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (1.98%) TeamCity
12 38 (1.84%) Bitbucket
12 38 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 36 (1.74%) Jasmine
14 35 (1.69%) MSTest
14 35 (1.69%) Vagrant
15 34 (1.64%) WebDriver
16 30 (1.45%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
17 27 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 337 (16.28%) Finance
2 177 (8.55%) Marketing
3 113 (5.46%) Retail
4 75 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 65 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.95%) Electronics
7 47 (2.27%) Advertising
8 46 (2.22%) Banking
9 38 (1.84%) Law
10 35 (1.69%) Games
11 23 (1.11%) Automotive
11 23 (1.11%) Back Office
12 17 (0.82%) Legal
13 15 (0.72%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.39%) Publishing
16 7 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.34%) French Language
16 7 (0.34%) German Language
16 7 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1750 (84.54%) Developer
2 487 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 360 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 350 (16.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 337 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 276 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 263 (12.71%) Senior Developer
8 246 (11.88%) Web Developer
9 239 (11.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 189 (9.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 161 (7.78%) Software Developer
12 149 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 122 (5.89%) Software Engineer
14 120 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 112 (5.41%) Java Developer
16 110 (5.31%) HTML Developer
17 108 (5.22%) Junior
18 97 (4.69%) Junior Developer
19 94 (4.54%) Lead Developer
20 93 (4.49%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1926 (93.04%) HTML
2 1005 (48.55%) jQuery
3 885 (42.75%) .NET
4 810 (39.13%) HTML5
5 628 (30.34%) ASP.NET
6 610 (29.47%) AngularJS
7 560 (27.05%) CSS3
8 361 (17.44%) Web Services
9 332 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 319 (15.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 278 (13.43%) Node.js
11 278 (13.43%) Sass
12 235 (11.35%) React
13 229 (11.06%) REST
14 227 (10.97%) XML
15 214 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 210 (10.14%) JSON
17 207 (10.00%) Ajax
18 197 (9.52%) .NET Framework
19 164 (7.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 254 (12.27%) User Experience
2 116 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 115 (5.56%) iPad
4 94 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 57 (2.75%) Fintech
9 22 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 20 (0.97%) W3C
11 18 (0.87%) e-Learning
12 15 (0.72%) RIA
13 13 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.58%) Animation
15 11 (0.53%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.48%) Web 2.0
17 9 (0.43%) Graphic Design
18 7 (0.34%) Digital Signage
18 7 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 232 (11.21%) Linux
2 83 (4.01%) Windows
3 50 (2.42%) Android
3 50 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 44 (2.13%) Unix
5 13 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.097%) Debian
8 2 (0.097%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.048%) AIX
9 1 (0.048%) CentOS
9 1 (0.048%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.048%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.048%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (39.47%) MVC
2 787 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (24.35%) Web Development
4 397 (19.18%) Front End Development
5 353 (17.05%) Scrum
6 333 (16.09%) OO
7 306 (14.78%) TDD
8 290 (14.01%) Software Engineering
9 269 (13.00%) E-Commerce
10 255 (12.32%) OOP
11 182 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (7.58%) SDLC
13 145 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 130 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 115 (5.56%) Web Application Development
16 112 (5.41%) Mentoring
17 105 (5.07%) Test Automation
18 102 (4.93%) DevOps
19 97 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
20 95 (4.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1704 (82.32%) JavaScript
2 799 (38.60%) C#
3 699 (33.77%) SQL
4 654 (31.59%) PHP
5 299 (14.44%) Java
6 166 (8.02%) T-SQL
7 123 (5.94%) TypeScript
8 79 (3.82%) Ruby
9 66 (3.19%) C++
9 66 (3.19%) Python
10 63 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 47 (2.27%) ES6
12 43 (2.08%) VBScript
13 38 (1.84%) C
13 38 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.45%) PHP 5
15 27 (1.30%) Groovy
15 27 (1.30%) VB
16 23 (1.11%) XPath
17 22 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 185 (8.94%) Degree
2 36 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.39%) CCNP
5 8 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.34%) CCIE
7 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.14%) HND
9 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.097%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.097%) ISEB
10 2 (0.097%) MCAD
10 2 (0.097%) MCPD
10 2 (0.097%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.048%) HNC
11 1 (0.048%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.048%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.33%) QA
2 12 (0.58%) GCP
3 7 (0.34%) WAI
4 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.048%) PMO
6 1 (0.048%) WCAG
6 1 (0.048%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 38 (1.84%) Docker
2 8 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.048%) Varnish
4 1 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (1.74%) Puppet
2 19 (0.92%) Capistrano
2 19 (0.92%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.14%) Ansible
4 3 (0.14%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.14%) Kibana
4 3 (0.14%) Salt
4 3 (0.14%) Terraform
5 1 (0.048%) Packer
5 1 (0.048%) Plesk
Vendors
1 247 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.59%) Zend
3 73 (3.53%) Oracle
4 72 (3.48%) SAP
5 62 (3.00%) Adobe
6 61 (2.95%) Google
7 58 (2.80%) Sitecore
8 42 (2.03%) PayPal
9 36 (1.74%) Xamarin
10 26 (1.26%) Facebook
11 23 (1.11%) hybris
12 19 (0.92%) Twitter
13 16 (0.77%) CyberSource
14 11 (0.53%) IBM
15 10 (0.48%) Actian
15 10 (0.48%) Percona
16 9 (0.43%) BroadVision
16 9 (0.43%) Castleton
17 8 (0.39%) Cisco
17 8 (0.39%) F5