Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 703 1,269 1,799
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.34% 11.97% 14.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.65% 30.56% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 673 1,112 1,664
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,294 4,152 5,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.27% 39.15% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 3,167 4,533
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,700 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.50% +9.00% +5.26%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -3 501 £45,500 +3.41% 92
Cheshire +4 134 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Lancashire +5 34 £44,000 +25.71% 13
Merseyside -4 22 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Cumbria -14 8 £40,000 +23.08% 2
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 634 (90.18%) HTML
2 570 (81.08%) JavaScript
3 304 (43.24%) .NET
4 289 (41.11%) C#
5 277 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (38.12%) AngularJS
7 218 (31.01%) SQL
7 218 (31.01%) MVC
8 185 (26.32%) React
8 185 (26.32%) HTML5
9 175 (24.89%) Git (software)
10 165 (23.47%) PHP
11 163 (23.19%) ASP.NET
12 157 (22.33%) Node.js
13 142 (20.20%) SQL Server
14 135 (19.20%) Front End Development
15 129 (18.35%) User Experience
16 128 (18.21%) CSS3
17 121 (17.21%) Azure
17 121 (17.21%) jQuery
18 114 (16.22%) Web Development
19 108 (15.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 105 (14.94%) .NET Core
21 103 (14.65%) Microsoft
22 100 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
23 98 (13.94%) TDD
24 97 (13.80%) MySQL
24 97 (13.80%) DevOps
25 94 (13.37%) Web Services
26 91 (12.94%) TypeScript

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 49 (6.97%) CMS
2 35 (4.98%) WordPress
3 31 (4.41%) Apache
4 14 (1.99%) IIS
5 13 (1.85%) nginx
6 11 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
7 10 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.00%) Liferay
10 6 (0.85%) Drupal
11 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.57%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.28%) Camunda
13 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.28%) GemFire
14 1 (0.14%) JBoss
14 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.56%) Sketch
4 7 (1.00%) InVision
5 4 (0.57%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (3.84%) Magento
2 10 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.14%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.71%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 121 (17.21%) Azure
2 87 (12.38%) AWS
3 25 (3.56%) Serverless
4 21 (2.99%) GCP
5 19 (2.70%) SaaS
6 18 (2.56%) npm
7 16 (2.28%) GitHub
8 12 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.42%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (1.14%) PaaS
12 6 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.85%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.57%) G Suite
13 4 (0.57%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.57%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.99%) HTTP
2 8 (1.14%) Internet
3 3 (0.43%) Skype
3 3 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.14%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 97 (13.80%) MySQL
3 63 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 52 (7.40%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.27%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
9 7 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.85%) Power BI
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.43%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.43%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.28%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 175 (24.89%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.25%) JIRA
3 49 (6.97%) Selenium
4 38 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.55%) Subversion
5 32 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (4.13%) webpack
7 24 (3.41%) Jenkins
8 22 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 21 (2.99%) gulp
9 21 (2.99%) NUnit
10 17 (2.42%) Cypress.io
10 17 (2.42%) git-flow
11 16 (2.28%) Grunt
12 14 (1.99%) Protractor
13 13 (1.85%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.85%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.85%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.56%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.42%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (10.38%) Finance
2 45 (6.40%) Retail
3 27 (3.84%) Marketing
4 23 (3.27%) Games
5 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.71%) Banking
7 10 (1.42%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.28%) Local Government
8 9 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.28%) Publishing
9 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.85%) Automotive
11 5 (0.71%) Advertising
11 5 (0.71%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Housing Association
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 596 (84.78%) Developer
2 122 (17.35%) Senior Developer
3 120 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 114 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 114 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 107 (15.22%) PHP Developer
6 81 (11.52%) C# Developer
7 60 (8.53%) Web Developer
8 51 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 45 (6.40%) Angular Developer
10 44 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 44 (6.26%) React Developer
11 30 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 29 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 27 (3.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 25 (3.56%) PHP Web Developer
15 24 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
16 19 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (90.18%) HTML
2 304 (43.24%) .NET
3 268 (38.12%) AngularJS
4 185 (26.32%) HTML5
4 185 (26.32%) React
5 163 (23.19%) ASP.NET
6 157 (22.33%) Node.js
7 128 (18.21%) CSS3
8 121 (17.21%) jQuery
9 108 (15.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 105 (14.94%) .NET Core
11 100 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 94 (13.37%) Web Services
13 80 (11.38%) .NET Framework
13 80 (11.38%) Vue.js
14 70 (9.96%) Entity Framework
14 70 (9.96%) RESTful
15 65 (9.25%) Sass
16 63 (8.96%) REST
17 60 (8.53%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 129 (18.35%) User Experience
2 84 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (9.10%) Mobile App
4 44 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.28%) Blog
8 10 (1.42%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.42%) NHS
9 8 (1.14%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.85%) Online Games
11 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.85%) Wiki
12 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.57%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.43%) Animation
14 3 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.40%) Linux
2 20 (2.84%) Windows
3 16 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.13%) Android
5 4 (0.57%) CentOS
5 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.57%) VMS
5 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (31.01%) MVC
3 135 (19.20%) Front End Development
4 114 (16.22%) Web Development
5 98 (13.94%) TDD
6 97 (13.80%) DevOps
7 88 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 80 (11.38%) OO
9 76 (10.81%) SDLC
9 76 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 74 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 71 (10.10%) Scrum
12 59 (8.39%) OOP
13 56 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (7.82%) BDD
14 55 (7.82%) Mentoring
15 50 (7.11%) Microservices
15 50 (7.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 40 (5.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 570 (81.08%) JavaScript
2 289 (41.11%) C#
3 218 (31.01%) SQL
4 165 (23.47%) PHP
5 91 (12.94%) TypeScript
6 88 (12.52%) Java
7 65 (9.25%) ES6
8 50 (7.11%) Python
9 21 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.28%) Ruby
12 12 (1.71%) VB
13 11 (1.56%) PHP 7
14 10 (1.42%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.42%) Scala
14 10 (1.42%) VB6
15 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.14%) Java 8
17 7 (1.00%) Groovy
18 6 (0.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (8.68%) Degree
2 20 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.57%) MCSD
7 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.98%) QA
2 13 (1.85%) GDPR
3 10 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (6.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.28%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.71%) Terraform
3 10 (1.42%) cPanel
3 10 (1.42%) Kibana
4 8 (1.14%) logstash
5 2 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.84%) Zend
3 18 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 18 (2.56%) Xamarin
4 14 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.85%) Adobe
6 12 (1.71%) Oracle
6 12 (1.71%) Splunk
7 9 (1.28%) Google
7 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.57%) VMware
9 3 (0.43%) Perforce
10 2 (0.28%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.14%) Apple
11 1 (0.14%) ATG
11 1 (0.14%) hybris
11 1 (0.14%) IBM
11 1 (0.14%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.14%) WooCommerce