Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,470 1,996 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.57% 15.20% 15.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.90% 34.21% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,765 1,800
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 4,468 5,834 5,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.21% 44.44% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,743 4,853 4,506
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -4 1,057 £45,000 +12.50% 292
Cheshire +3 262 £40,000 - 73
Merseyside -7 71 £40,000 +3.23% 34
Lancashire -8 62 £35,000 +7.69% 33
Cumbria +6 8 £35,000 -12.50%
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 1,424 (96.87%) HTML
2 1,239 (84.29%) JavaScript
3 686 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 633 (43.06%) AngularJS
5 626 (42.59%) MVC
6 614 (41.77%) C#
7 605 (41.16%) .NET
8 486 (33.06%) HTML5
9 482 (32.79%) ASP.NET
10 434 (29.52%) SQL Server
11 369 (25.10%) jQuery
12 365 (24.83%) SQL
12 365 (24.83%) CSS3
13 353 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 348 (23.67%) React
15 328 (22.31%) PHP
16 304 (20.68%) Web Development
17 263 (17.89%) Git (software)
18 254 (17.28%) User Experience
19 248 (16.87%) Java
20 246 (16.73%) Front End Development
21 241 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 220 (14.97%) Microsoft
23 217 (14.76%) OO
24 215 (14.63%) Scrum
25 214 (14.56%) MySQL
26 205 (13.95%) Node.js
27 202 (13.74%) ASP.NET Web API
28 196 (13.33%) Finance
29 187 (12.72%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 77 (5.24%) CMS
2 75 (5.10%) WordPress
3 47 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (1.84%) IIS
5 26 (1.77%) Apache
5 26 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.50%) nginx
7 21 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.88%) Drupal
11 9 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.48%) IBM Domino
13 7 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.41%) Kentico
14 6 (0.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 70 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 40 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.61%) InVision
5 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.068%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.068%) Flinto
7 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.18%) Magento
2 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.14%) Shopify
5 1 (0.068%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.068%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 241 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (5.31%) GitHub
4 37 (2.52%) SaaS
5 31 (2.11%) npm
6 27 (1.84%) Google Play
7 19 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 11 (0.75%) Office 365
10 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 7 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.48%) PaaS
11 7 (0.48%) Yarn
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.20%) Serverless
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.86%) HTTP
2 28 (1.90%) Internet
3 25 (1.70%) Intranet
4 5 (0.34%) NAS
4 5 (0.34%) Skype
4 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.34%) VoIP
5 4 (0.27%) SSL
6 3 (0.20%) SSH
7 2 (0.14%) DNS
7 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.14%) SMS
8 1 (0.068%) BGP
8 1 (0.068%) Broadband
8 1 (0.068%) Extranet
8 1 (0.068%) LAN
8 1 (0.068%) PPP
8 1 (0.068%) RIP
8 1 (0.068%) VPN
8 1 (0.068%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 214 (14.56%) MySQL
3 153 (10.41%) MongoDB
4 137 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 63 (4.29%) RavenDB
6 62 (4.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 30 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.90%) MariaDB
9 25 (1.70%) Big Data
10 23 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (1.29%) Redis
11 19 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.02%) Neo4j
15 13 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.75%) Blockchain
16 11 (0.75%) DB2
16 11 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 263 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.51%) gulp
3 73 (4.97%) Subversion
4 71 (4.83%) Visual Studio
5 67 (4.56%) webpack
6 61 (4.15%) Grunt
7 40 (2.72%) JIRA
8 38 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (2.38%) NUnit
9 35 (2.38%) Selenium
10 33 (2.24%) GitLab
11 29 (1.97%) PHPUnit
12 25 (1.70%) Jasmine
12 25 (1.70%) MSTest
13 23 (1.56%) Babel
14 19 (1.29%) Jenkins
15 18 (1.22%) Mercurial
16 15 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (0.95%) Mocha
17 14 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (13.33%) Finance
2 110 (7.48%) Advertising
3 90 (6.12%) Marketing
4 83 (5.65%) Games
5 66 (4.49%) Retail
6 40 (2.72%) Banking
7 30 (2.04%) Law
8 29 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.02%) Electronics
12 14 (0.95%) Automotive
12 14 (0.95%) Legal
13 11 (0.75%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.68%) Publishing
15 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Military
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.068%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,225 (83.33%) Developer
2 353 (24.01%) .NET Developer
3 253 (17.21%) C# Developer
4 217 (14.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 191 (12.99%) PHP Developer
6 167 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 164 (11.16%) Senior Developer
8 147 (10.00%) Web Developer
9 106 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 106 (7.21%) Software Developer
10 104 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 95 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 89 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 81 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 74 (5.03%) Junior
15 70 (4.76%) Designer
16 67 (4.56%) Software Engineer
17 65 (4.42%) Junior Developer
18 62 (4.22%) HTML Developer
19 60 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,424 (96.87%) HTML
2 633 (43.06%) AngularJS
3 605 (41.16%) .NET
4 486 (33.06%) HTML5
5 482 (32.79%) ASP.NET
6 369 (25.10%) jQuery
7 365 (24.83%) CSS3
8 353 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 348 (23.67%) React
10 205 (13.95%) Node.js
11 202 (13.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 187 (12.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 168 (11.43%) .NET Framework
14 163 (11.09%) RESTful
15 140 (9.52%) Web Services
16 135 (9.18%) Laravel
16 135 (9.18%) REST
17 133 (9.05%) Sass
18 132 (8.98%) Ajax
19 127 (8.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 254 (17.28%) User Experience
2 129 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 66 (4.49%) Fintech
5 65 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.43%) iPhone
9 21 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.29%) Blog
11 14 (0.95%) Online Banking
12 13 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 13 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.68%) W3C
13 10 (0.68%) Xbox
14 7 (0.48%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.48%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.41%) AS400
15 6 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 86 (5.85%) Android
2 80 (5.44%) Linux
3 64 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 48 (3.27%) Windows
5 29 (1.97%) Unix
6 11 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (42.59%) MVC
3 304 (20.68%) Web Development
4 246 (16.73%) Front End Development
5 217 (14.76%) OO
6 215 (14.63%) Scrum
7 184 (12.52%) Software Engineering
8 178 (12.11%) TDD
9 176 (11.97%) Web Application Development
10 163 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (9.18%) E-Commerce
12 116 (7.89%) OOP
13 105 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
14 92 (6.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 87 (5.92%) Test Automation
15 87 (5.92%) Unit Testing
16 80 (5.44%) DevOps
17 76 (5.17%) BDD
17 76 (5.17%) Wireframes
18 73 (4.97%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,239 (84.29%) JavaScript
2 614 (41.77%) C#
3 365 (24.83%) SQL
4 328 (22.31%) PHP
5 248 (16.87%) Java
6 96 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 69 (4.69%) TypeScript
8 59 (4.01%) Python
9 44 (2.99%) ES6
10 38 (2.59%) C++
11 34 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.18%) Ruby
13 21 (1.43%) Java 8
13 21 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.95%) Groovy
14 14 (0.95%) Scala
15 13 (0.88%) C
15 13 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.75%) Go
17 9 (0.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 96 (6.53%) Degree
2 34 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.14%) ISEB
4 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.068%) CCIE
5 1 (0.068%) CCNP
5 1 (0.068%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.068%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.72%) QA
2 23 (1.56%) GDPR
3 7 (0.48%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) WCAG
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (3.27%) Docker
2 23 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.34%) Ansible
2 5 (0.34%) cPanel
2 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.068%) Consul
4 1 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.068%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 220 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.85%) Google
3 60 (4.08%) Adobe
4 43 (2.93%) Zend
5 34 (2.31%) Facebook
6 29 (1.97%) Oracle
7 24 (1.63%) Xamarin
8 21 (1.43%) Twitter
9 20 (1.36%) IBM
10 18 (1.22%) New Relic
10 18 (1.22%) SAP
11 14 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.61%) Nintex
13 8 (0.54%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.41%) Apple
14 6 (0.41%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 6 (0.41%) Telerik
15 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.34%) Siemens
15 5 (0.34%) Talend