Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 576 936 1,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 11.95% 10.65% 12.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.46% 26.24% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 706 913 1,251
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,988 £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 2,024 3,567 4,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.99% 40.57% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,808 2,916 3,462
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,913 £29,169
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +2 383 £45,000 - 135
Cheshire +3 105 £45,000 - 46
Lancashire +11 49 £37,500 -14.77% 23
Merseyside +10 29 £37,500 -16.67% 23
Cumbria +11 8 £45,000 +28.57% 7
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 548 (95.14%) HTML
2 472 (81.94%) JavaScript
3 194 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (30.38%) PHP
5 170 (29.51%) MVC
6 169 (29.34%) .NET
7 166 (28.82%) C#
8 157 (27.26%) React
9 154 (26.74%) Git (software)
10 147 (25.52%) HTML5
11 146 (25.35%) AngularJS
12 128 (22.22%) MySQL
13 119 (20.66%) jQuery
13 119 (20.66%) Front End Development
14 118 (20.49%) CSS3
14 118 (20.49%) E-Commerce
15 114 (19.79%) SQL
16 107 (18.58%) ASP.NET
17 101 (17.53%) SQL Server
18 98 (17.01%) Node.js
19 96 (16.67%) Laravel
20 94 (16.32%) AWS
21 92 (15.97%) Web Development
22 91 (15.80%) User Experience
23 84 (14.58%) Software Engineering
24 80 (13.89%) DevOps
25 74 (12.85%) TypeScript
25 74 (12.85%) Java
26 72 (12.50%) Azure
27 70 (12.15%) Vue.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 35 (6.08%) WordPress
2 34 (5.90%) CMS
3 13 (2.26%) IIS
4 12 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 11 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.74%) Confluence
6 10 (1.74%) EPiServer
6 10 (1.74%) Kentico
6 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.56%) Apache
8 7 (1.22%) nginx
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.35%) Drupal
11 2 (0.35%) Jadu
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.17%) Moodle
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.22%) Adobe XD
4 5 (0.87%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.52%) InVision
5 3 (0.52%) Sketch
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.35%) Figma
6 2 (0.35%) UXPin
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 34 (5.90%) Magento
2 17 (2.95%) Shopify
3 10 (1.74%) nopCommerce
4 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.87%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 94 (16.32%) AWS
2 72 (12.50%) Azure
3 28 (4.86%) SaaS
4 19 (3.30%) GitHub
5 13 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.74%) Serverless
7 9 (1.56%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (1.22%) GCP
9 6 (1.04%) npm
10 4 (0.69%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.69%) Office 365
11 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.35%) G Suite
11 2 (0.35%) Heroku
11 2 (0.35%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.35%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.69%) Network Security
3 3 (0.52%) FTP
4 2 (0.35%) SSH
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.17%) VLAN
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (22.22%) MySQL
2 101 (17.53%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.43%) Big Data
8 7 (1.22%) Power BI
9 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.87%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) Redis
12 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.35%) Riak
13 2 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 154 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.77%) webpack
3 32 (5.56%) JIRA
4 30 (5.21%) gulp
5 29 (5.03%) Grunt
6 12 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 12 (2.08%) PHPUnit
7 10 (1.74%) Selenium
7 10 (1.74%) Subversion
8 9 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.56%) NUnit
8 9 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.39%) JUnit
9 8 (1.39%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.87%) Cypress.io
11 5 (0.87%) Maven
11 5 (0.87%) MSTest
11 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (6.94%) Retail
2 28 (4.86%) Finance
3 14 (2.43%) Marketing
4 13 (2.26%) Games
5 10 (1.74%) Back Office
6 9 (1.56%) Local Government
7 7 (1.22%) Public Sector
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 497 (86.28%) Developer
2 104 (18.06%) PHP Developer
3 91 (15.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 87 (15.10%) Senior Developer
5 73 (12.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 71 (12.33%) React Developer
7 62 (10.76%) Software Developer
8 53 (9.20%) C# Developer
9 51 (8.85%) .NET Developer
10 42 (7.29%) Web Developer
11 34 (5.90%) Software Engineer
12 33 (5.73%) Java Developer
13 26 (4.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 25 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (4.17%) Angular Developer
16 23 (3.99%) C# Software Developer
17 22 (3.82%) HTML Developer
18 21 (3.65%) HTML CSS Developer
19 20 (3.47%) Node.js Developer
20 19 (3.30%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (95.14%) HTML
2 169 (29.34%) .NET
3 157 (27.26%) React
4 147 (25.52%) HTML5
5 146 (25.35%) AngularJS
6 119 (20.66%) jQuery
7 118 (20.49%) CSS3
8 107 (18.58%) ASP.NET
9 98 (17.01%) Node.js
10 96 (16.67%) Laravel
11 70 (12.15%) Vue.js
12 62 (10.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 61 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (10.24%) .NET Framework
15 58 (10.07%) .NET Core
16 55 (9.55%) Sass
17 53 (9.20%) Redux
18 46 (7.99%) Entity Framework
18 46 (7.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.80%) User Experience
2 55 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.91%) NHS
7 8 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.87%) Social Media
9 4 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.69%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.35%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.17%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.17%) EPoS
12 1 (0.17%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.42%) Linux
2 24 (4.17%) Windows
3 20 (3.47%) Android
4 19 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.04%) CentOS
7 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) Unix
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (29.51%) MVC
3 119 (20.66%) Front End Development
4 118 (20.49%) E-Commerce
5 92 (15.97%) Web Development
6 84 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 80 (13.89%) DevOps
8 63 (10.94%) OO
9 56 (9.72%) TDD
10 55 (9.55%) Microservices
11 51 (8.85%) OOP
12 38 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (5.90%) Test Automation
14 28 (4.86%) Analytics
15 27 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.69%) Scrum
16 26 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (4.34%) CRM
18 23 (3.99%) Unit Testing
19 22 (3.82%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 472 (81.94%) JavaScript
2 175 (30.38%) PHP
3 166 (28.82%) C#
4 114 (19.79%) SQL
5 74 (12.85%) Java
5 74 (12.85%) TypeScript
6 43 (7.47%) Python
7 15 (2.60%) ES6
8 13 (2.26%) Go
9 9 (1.56%) PHP 7
10 7 (1.22%) Ruby
10 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.87%) Java 8
12 3 (0.52%) C++
12 3 (0.52%) Erlang
12 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.35%) Perl
13 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (3.65%) Degree
2 6 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.52%) CIW
3 3 (0.52%) OCA
3 3 (0.52%) OCP
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) WAI
3 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.04%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (9.03%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) KVM
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.91%) Terraform
3 10 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.04%) cPanel
5 2 (0.35%) Ansible
5 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) Grafana
6 1 (0.17%) Packer
6 1 (0.17%) Plesk
6 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.03%) Zend
3 19 (3.30%) Adobe
4 13 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.91%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.74%) Google
7 7 (1.22%) IBM
7 7 (1.22%) Oracle
8 6 (1.04%) Apple
9 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.69%) VMware
9 4 (0.69%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.35%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.35%) Instagram
10 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco
11 1 (0.17%) Freshdesk
11 1 (0.17%) Meraki
11 1 (0.17%) Sybase