Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing CSS 372 488 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.66% 13.04% 12.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.31% 29.49% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 270 338 428
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,000 £29,700
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,813 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £40,125
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.15% +0.31%
75th Percentile £56,813 £52,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £57,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,986
% change year-on-year - +8.73% +2.19%

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,470 1,655 2,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.11% 44.22% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,069 1,078 1,516
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Scotland

CSS
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSS in Scotland.

Salary trend for CSS in Scotland

CSS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing CSS in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CSS in Scotland

CSS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 13 April 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
Glasgow -4 168 £45,000 - 18
Edinburgh -3 144 £45,000 - 32
Dundee -1 18 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Aberdeen +3 13 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Fife -2 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Lothian 0 3 £42,000 +8.39% 4
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
Midlothian +1 1 £47,500 -
Ayrshire 0 1 £65,000 +57.58%
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 342 (91.94%) HTML
2 319 (85.75%) JavaScript
3 160 (43.01%) C#
4 134 (36.02%) React
5 122 (32.80%) HTML5
6 119 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (28.23%) .NET
8 103 (27.69%) Java
9 98 (26.34%) SQL Server
10 91 (24.46%) Front End Development
11 88 (23.66%) CSS3
11 88 (23.66%) AngularJS
12 83 (22.31%) Azure
13 82 (22.04%) jQuery
14 80 (21.51%) Software Engineering
15 76 (20.43%) SQL
16 75 (20.16%) Microsoft
16 75 (20.16%) Git (software)
17 68 (18.28%) Python
18 62 (16.67%) Web Development
18 62 (16.67%) PHP
19 56 (15.05%) User Experience
20 53 (14.25%) Node.js
21 52 (13.98%) .NET Core
21 52 (13.98%) OOP
21 52 (13.98%) OO
22 51 (13.71%) MVC
23 49 (13.17%) ASP.NET
24 48 (12.90%) Finance
25 46 (12.37%) Oracle

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 23 (6.18%) Apache
2 21 (5.65%) IIS
3 15 (4.03%) WordPress
4 12 (3.23%) Confluence
5 11 (2.96%) CMS
6 7 (1.88%) Drupal
6 7 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.81%) JBoss
8 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.81%) MadCap Flare
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.27%) InDesign
3 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Shopify
2 6 (1.61%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (22.31%) Azure
2 45 (12.10%) AWS
3 21 (5.65%) npm
4 17 (4.57%) GCP
5 16 (4.30%) SaaS
6 9 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.88%) Yarn
8 5 (1.34%) PaaS
9 3 (0.81%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.54%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.27%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.27%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.27%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) Skype
3 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) IPv4
4 1 (0.27%) IPv6
4 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.22%) MySQL
3 21 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.15%) Big Data
6 8 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.81%) DB2
9 3 (0.81%) HBase
10 2 (0.54%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.54%) Power BI
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.14%) Subversion
3 29 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 27 (7.26%) webpack
5 17 (4.57%) JIRA
6 14 (3.76%) gulp
7 10 (2.69%) Cypress.io
7 10 (2.69%) JUnit
7 10 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (2.42%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.42%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.15%) Babel
9 8 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.15%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.15%) Mockito
10 6 (1.61%) Selenium
11 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.81%) Mocha
General
1 48 (12.90%) Finance
2 35 (9.41%) Games
3 25 (6.72%) Banking
4 23 (6.18%) Marketing
5 10 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.69%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.42%) Automotive
7 8 (2.15%) Retail
8 6 (1.61%) Publishing
9 4 (1.08%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 258 (69.35%) Developer
2 63 (16.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 57 (15.32%) Senior Developer
4 48 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 41 (11.02%) .NET Developer
6 34 (9.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (9.14%) React Developer
7 32 (8.60%) Web Developer
8 31 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 25 (6.72%) Tester
10 24 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
10 24 (6.45%) Games Tester
10 24 (6.45%) PHP Developer
10 24 (6.45%) Software Tester
10 24 (6.45%) Trainee
10 24 (6.45%) Trainee Software Tester
10 24 (6.45%) Trainee Tester
11 19 (5.11%) Lead Developer
12 18 (4.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 15 (4.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (91.94%) HTML
2 134 (36.02%) React
3 122 (32.80%) HTML5
4 105 (28.23%) .NET
5 88 (23.66%) AngularJS
5 88 (23.66%) CSS3
6 82 (22.04%) jQuery
7 53 (14.25%) Node.js
8 52 (13.98%) .NET Core
9 49 (13.17%) ASP.NET
10 43 (11.56%) Sass
10 43 (11.56%) Vue.js
11 39 (10.48%) XML
12 31 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 31 (8.33%) REST
13 30 (8.06%) Spring
14 27 (7.26%) Redux
15 25 (6.72%) .NET Framework
16 24 (6.45%) Java SE
17 23 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.05%) User Experience
2 36 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 18 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.96%) e-Learning
7 10 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.42%) Life Science
9 8 (2.15%) Renewable Energy
10 6 (1.61%) Animation
10 6 (1.61%) EPoS
10 6 (1.61%) Podcast
10 6 (1.61%) Social Media
11 5 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.54%) Tandem
14 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.27%) NHS
14 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.96%) Linux
2 7 (1.88%) Windows
3 6 (1.61%) Android
3 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.08%) Unix
4 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (24.46%) Front End Development
3 80 (21.51%) Software Engineering
4 62 (16.67%) Web Development
5 52 (13.98%) OO
5 52 (13.98%) OOP
6 51 (13.71%) MVC
7 40 (10.75%) E-Commerce
8 38 (10.22%) SDLC
9 34 (9.14%) Mentoring
10 29 (7.80%) DevOps
10 29 (7.80%) Fintech
10 29 (7.80%) Unit Testing
11 26 (6.99%) Software Testing
12 25 (6.72%) TDD
13 24 (6.45%) Functional Programming
14 22 (5.91%) Analytics
14 22 (5.91%) Scrum
15 21 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (5.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 319 (85.75%) JavaScript
2 160 (43.01%) C#
3 103 (27.69%) Java
4 76 (20.43%) SQL
5 68 (18.28%) Python
6 62 (16.67%) PHP
7 37 (9.95%) TypeScript
8 24 (6.45%) Java 8
9 17 (4.57%) ES6
10 7 (1.88%) ES8
10 7 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.61%) Go
11 6 (1.61%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) ES7
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Tcl
13 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (6.45%) CIW
1 24 (6.45%) Degree
1 24 (6.45%) OCA
1 24 (6.45%) OCP
1 24 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) HND
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.76%) QA
System Software
1 25 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.37%) Oracle
3 14 (3.76%) Google
4 6 (1.61%) WooCommerce
4 6 (1.61%) Zend
5 5 (1.34%) Adobe
6 4 (1.08%) HubSpot
6 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.08%) Xero
7 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.54%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.27%) TOWER Software