Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North West
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 883 1,288 1,881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 11.12% 12.63% 14.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.83% 32.14% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,162 1,754
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 3,173 4,008 5,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.97% 39.31% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,619 3,201 5,005
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 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +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 7 April 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 7 April 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 -2 598 £47,500 +5.56% 157
Cheshire +5 164 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Lancashire -5 69 £44,000 +25.71% 21
Merseyside -2 37 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Cumbria -16 13 £40,000 +23.08% 1
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 819 (92.75%) HTML
2 712 (80.63%) JavaScript
3 396 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 363 (41.11%) C#
4 363 (41.11%) .NET
5 332 (37.60%) AngularJS
6 290 (32.84%) MVC
7 264 (29.90%) SQL
8 225 (25.48%) HTML5
9 222 (25.14%) React
10 208 (23.56%) SQL Server
10 208 (23.56%) PHP
11 192 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 184 (20.84%) Front End Development
13 183 (20.72%) Azure
14 181 (20.50%) Git (software)
15 175 (19.82%) CSS3
16 160 (18.12%) TDD
17 157 (17.78%) Web Services
18 156 (17.67%) jQuery
19 153 (17.33%) AWS
20 152 (17.21%) Node.js
21 144 (16.31%) Microsoft
22 142 (16.08%) Greenfield Project
23 136 (15.40%) MySQL
24 133 (15.06%) Web Development
25 126 (14.27%) User Experience
26 125 (14.16%) Vue.js
27 121 (13.70%) DevOps
28 113 (12.80%) Laravel

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 47 (5.32%) CMS
2 34 (3.85%) WordPress
3 24 (2.72%) Apache
4 20 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.70%) IIS
6 9 (1.02%) Drupal
6 9 (1.02%) nginx
6 9 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.79%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.57%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.45%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.23%) Camunda
11 2 (0.23%) GemFire
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.36%) InVision
3 11 (1.25%) Sketch
4 8 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.68%) UserZoom
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (3.17%) Magento
2 11 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.79%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.57%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 183 (20.72%) Azure
2 153 (17.33%) AWS
3 31 (3.51%) GitHub
4 25 (2.83%) GCP
5 20 (2.27%) Serverless
6 15 (1.70%) SaaS
7 13 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.25%) PaaS
10 10 (1.13%) npm
11 8 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.57%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.45%) G Suite
15 3 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.60%) HTTP
2 7 (0.79%) Internet
3 3 (0.34%) Skype
3 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 136 (15.40%) MySQL
3 91 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 62 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 57 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.40%) RDBMS
7 23 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (1.13%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.79%) Big Data
13 7 (0.79%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.57%) Power BI
14 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 181 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.80%) Visual Studio
3 43 (4.87%) JIRA
4 42 (4.76%) Selenium
4 42 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (3.40%) webpack
6 29 (3.28%) gulp
7 27 (3.06%) Subversion
8 26 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 18 (2.04%) NUnit
10 17 (1.93%) Grunt
11 16 (1.81%) PHPUnit
12 15 (1.70%) GitLab
13 12 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.25%) Cypress.io
14 11 (1.25%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.91%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.91%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (9.74%) Finance
2 73 (8.27%) Retail
3 26 (2.94%) Banking
3 26 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.27%) Marketing
5 19 (2.15%) Games
6 12 (1.36%) Automotive
7 11 (1.25%) Public Sector
8 8 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.79%) Back Office
9 7 (0.79%) Housing Association
9 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.45%) Law
10 4 (0.45%) Legal
10 4 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 726 (82.22%) Developer
2 162 (18.35%) Senior Developer
3 147 (16.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 132 (14.95%) .NET Developer
5 125 (14.16%) Software Developer
6 124 (14.04%) PHP Developer
7 104 (11.78%) C# Developer
8 60 (6.80%) Web Developer
9 50 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 48 (5.44%) Software Engineer
11 47 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
12 46 (5.21%) Angular Developer
13 44 (4.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 41 (4.64%) React Developer
15 34 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
16 33 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
17 29 (3.28%) Java Developer
18 28 (3.17%) Junior
18 28 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
19 26 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (92.75%) HTML
2 363 (41.11%) .NET
3 332 (37.60%) AngularJS
4 225 (25.48%) HTML5
5 222 (25.14%) React
6 192 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 175 (19.82%) CSS3
8 157 (17.78%) Web Services
9 156 (17.67%) jQuery
10 152 (17.21%) Node.js
11 125 (14.16%) Vue.js
12 113 (12.80%) Laravel
13 110 (12.46%) .NET Core
14 105 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 102 (11.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 98 (11.10%) .NET Framework
17 93 (10.53%) Sass
18 88 (9.97%) RESTful
19 86 (9.74%) Entity Framework
20 72 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 142 (16.08%) Greenfield Project
2 126 (14.27%) User Experience
3 90 (10.19%) Mobile App
4 44 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.72%) Blog
7 19 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.59%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.13%) NHS
10 8 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.68%) Online Games
11 6 (0.68%) Wiki
12 5 (0.57%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.45%) Animation
13 4 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.34%) Life Science
14 3 (0.34%) Social Media
14 3 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.32%) Linux
2 37 (4.19%) Android
3 36 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.83%) Windows
5 12 (1.36%) VMS
6 4 (0.45%) CentOS
6 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (32.84%) MVC
3 184 (20.84%) Front End Development
4 160 (18.12%) TDD
5 133 (15.06%) Web Development
6 121 (13.70%) DevOps
7 112 (12.68%) OO
8 108 (12.23%) Software Engineering
9 104 (11.78%) Scrum
10 96 (10.87%) E-Commerce
11 87 (9.85%) BDD
12 86 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 71 (8.04%) Mentoring
15 68 (7.70%) SDLC
16 66 (7.47%) Microservices
17 65 (7.36%) Computer Science
17 65 (7.36%) OOP
18 62 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
19 49 (5.55%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 712 (80.63%) JavaScript
2 363 (41.11%) C#
3 264 (29.90%) SQL
4 208 (23.56%) PHP
5 111 (12.57%) Java
6 84 (9.51%) TypeScript
7 73 (8.27%) Python
8 57 (6.46%) ES6
9 34 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.40%) VB.NET
11 29 (3.28%) VB
12 23 (2.60%) VB6
13 14 (1.59%) Java 8
14 12 (1.36%) PHP 7
14 12 (1.36%) Ruby
14 12 (1.36%) Scala
15 9 (1.02%) Groovy
16 7 (0.79%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.57%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (9.85%) Degree
2 23 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.36%) MCSD
5 9 (1.02%) CIW
6 8 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.91%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.68%) OCA
7 6 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.34%) MCAD
8 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.74%) QA
2 32 (3.62%) GDPR
3 23 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (7.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.93%) Terraform
3 13 (1.47%) Kibana
4 11 (1.25%) logstash
5 6 (0.68%) Ansible
6 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.34%) cPanel
8 2 (0.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 144 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.42%) Xamarin
3 29 (3.28%) Zend
4 21 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 19 (2.15%) Adobe
5 19 (2.15%) Google
6 16 (1.81%) Oracle
6 16 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.47%) Splunk
9 3 (0.34%) Facebook
9 3 (0.34%) New Relic
9 3 (0.34%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.23%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.23%) Apple
10 2 (0.23%) IBM
10 2 (0.23%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.23%) YouTube
11 1 (0.11%) SAP
11 1 (0.11%) Twitter