Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,104 1,460 1,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.09% 14.00% 15.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.39% 34.05% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,326 1,433
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,633 4,288 4,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.48% 41.10% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,962 3,650 3,919
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the South West

CSS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSS in the South West.

Salary trend for CSS in the South West

CSS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for CSS in the South West

CSS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Bristol -3 377 £42,500 - 98
Dorset +1 214 £40,000 +9.59% 31
Wiltshire -4 177 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Gloucestershire -37 105 £45,000 - 40
Somerset +1 99 £42,750 -5.00% 27
Devon 0 92 £42,500 +21.43% 27
Cornwall +6 35 £32,500 +30.00% 5
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 990 (89.67%) HTML
2 900 (81.52%) JavaScript
3 559 (50.63%) C#
4 507 (45.92%) .NET
5 445 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
6 387 (35.05%) AngularJS
7 336 (30.43%) MVC
8 314 (28.44%) HTML5
9 301 (27.26%) jQuery
10 287 (26.00%) Git (software)
11 283 (25.63%) ASP.NET
12 275 (24.91%) Web Development
13 266 (24.09%) SQL
14 262 (23.73%) SQL Server
15 246 (22.28%) React
16 236 (21.38%) PHP
17 215 (19.47%) CSS3
18 211 (19.11%) TypeScript
19 202 (18.30%) Scrum
20 189 (17.12%) Front End Development
21 188 (17.03%) MySQL
22 174 (15.76%) User Experience
23 166 (15.04%) Sass
24 160 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
25 156 (14.13%) Azure
26 154 (13.95%) .NET Framework
27 151 (13.68%) Finance
28 146 (13.22%) Web Services
28 146 (13.22%) Microsoft
29 138 (12.50%) Java

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (6.97%) CMS
2 65 (5.89%) WordPress
3 46 (4.17%) Apache
4 24 (2.17%) Drupal
5 23 (2.08%) Joomla!
6 21 (1.90%) nginx
7 19 (1.72%) IIS
7 19 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.27%) JBoss
9 13 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 40 (3.62%) Sketch
3 20 (1.81%) Adobe XD
4 18 (1.63%) InVision
5 10 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.63%) Zeplin
8 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.45%) InDesign
10 4 (0.36%) GIMP
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.091%) Marvel
13 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 43 (3.89%) Magento
2 23 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.63%) Shopify
5 1 (0.091%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.091%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 156 (14.13%) Azure
2 50 (4.53%) SaaS
3 47 (4.26%) AWS
4 43 (3.89%) npm
5 14 (1.27%) GCP
6 12 (1.09%) Office 365
7 11 (1.00%) PaaS
8 10 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 10 (0.91%) Serverless
9 8 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.72%) IaaS
10 7 (0.63%) Azure Functions
10 7 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.54%) GitHub
11 6 (0.54%) MailChimp
11 6 (0.54%) NuGet
12 5 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.72%) Internet
2 18 (1.63%) Intranet
3 14 (1.27%) Firewall
3 14 (1.27%) HTTP
4 11 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.36%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) Network Security
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.091%) DASS2
7 1 (0.091%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.091%) PBX
7 1 (0.091%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.091%) TETRA
7 1 (0.091%) VPN
7 1 (0.091%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 188 (17.03%) MySQL
3 56 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.63%) Big Data
6 25 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.91%) MS Access
11 10 (0.91%) Redis
12 8 (0.72%) CouchDB
12 8 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
13 7 (0.63%) OrientDB
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 287 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 53 (4.80%) Subversion
4 51 (4.62%) JIRA
5 50 (4.53%) Jenkins
5 50 (4.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 50 (4.53%) webpack
6 32 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (2.72%) gulp
8 27 (2.45%) Maven
9 25 (2.26%) Selenium
10 22 (1.99%) Jasmine
11 20 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.63%) PHPUnit
13 17 (1.54%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.54%) NUnit
14 15 (1.36%) Grunt
14 15 (1.36%) JUnit
15 14 (1.27%) GitLab
16 13 (1.18%) git-flow
General
1 151 (13.68%) Finance
2 116 (10.51%) Marketing
3 67 (6.07%) Public Sector
4 59 (5.34%) Retail
5 49 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 43 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 38 (3.44%) Electronics
8 24 (2.17%) Law
9 20 (1.81%) Games
10 11 (1.00%) Banking
11 9 (0.82%) Advertising
12 8 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.63%) Fire and Rescue
13 7 (0.63%) Police
14 6 (0.54%) Legal
14 6 (0.54%) Local Government
15 5 (0.45%) Military
15 5 (0.45%) Social Housing
16 4 (0.36%) Back Office
17 3 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 920 (83.33%) Developer
2 227 (20.56%) .NET Developer
3 146 (13.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 138 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 136 (12.32%) Software Developer
6 131 (11.87%) C# Developer
7 127 (11.50%) Senior Developer
8 110 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 103 (9.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 97 (8.79%) Web Developer
11 73 (6.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 58 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 57 (5.16%) Angular Developer
14 54 (4.89%) Junior
15 53 (4.80%) Designer
16 48 (4.35%) Junior Developer
17 46 (4.17%) Software Engineer
18 43 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
19 42 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 35 (3.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 990 (89.67%) HTML
2 507 (45.92%) .NET
3 387 (35.05%) AngularJS
4 314 (28.44%) HTML5
5 301 (27.26%) jQuery
6 283 (25.63%) ASP.NET
7 246 (22.28%) React
8 215 (19.47%) CSS3
9 166 (15.04%) Sass
10 160 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 154 (13.95%) .NET Framework
12 146 (13.22%) Web Services
13 120 (10.87%) XML
14 108 (9.78%) REST
15 106 (9.60%) .NET Core
16 105 (9.51%) JSON
17 95 (8.61%) Ajax
18 90 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 90 (8.15%) Vue.js
19 84 (7.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 174 (15.76%) User Experience
2 64 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.09%) Social Media
9 11 (1.00%) RIA
10 9 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 9 (0.82%) Learning Management System
11 7 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.54%) Blog
12 6 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.54%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.45%) 3D Printing
13 5 (0.45%) EPoS
13 5 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.69%) Linux
2 56 (5.07%) Apple iOS
3 50 (4.53%) Android
4 38 (3.44%) Windows
5 20 (1.81%) Unix
6 12 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.63%) CentOS
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.45%) AIX
9 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.36%) Debian
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (30.43%) MVC
3 275 (24.91%) Web Development
4 202 (18.30%) Scrum
5 189 (17.12%) Front End Development
6 116 (10.51%) Unit Testing
7 112 (10.14%) TDD
8 106 (9.60%) Software Engineering
9 97 (8.79%) DevOps
10 96 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 81 (7.34%) Microservices
11 81 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (7.34%) SDLC
12 77 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (6.97%) OO
13 72 (6.52%) Mentoring
14 68 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (6.07%) OOP
16 66 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 65 (5.89%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 900 (81.52%) JavaScript
2 559 (50.63%) C#
3 266 (24.09%) SQL
4 236 (21.38%) PHP
5 211 (19.11%) TypeScript
6 138 (12.50%) Java
7 60 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 59 (5.34%) Python
9 57 (5.16%) ES6
10 39 (3.53%) C++
11 20 (1.81%) C
12 15 (1.36%) PHP 7
13 13 (1.18%) Go
14 11 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.00%) PHP 5
14 11 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.00%) VB
15 8 (0.72%) Ruby
16 7 (0.63%) Java 8
16 7 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (10.87%) Degree
2 62 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.91%) ISEB
7 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.27%) CCNA
9 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.27%) CISSP
9 3 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.27%) GIAC
9 3 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.27%) MCSE
9 3 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.27%) SANS
9 3 (0.27%) SSCP
10 1 (0.091%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.08%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (8.15%) Docker
2 15 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.54%) Grafana
4 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.091%) Ansible
5 1 (0.091%) MIIS
5 1 (0.091%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.98%) Adobe
3 34 (3.08%) SAP
4 32 (2.90%) Oracle
5 30 (2.72%) Google
6 19 (1.72%) Zend
7 18 (1.63%) DevExpress
8 11 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.72%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.72%) IBM
10 7 (0.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 5 (0.45%) Adyen
11 5 (0.45%) IBM Sterling
11 5 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.45%) VMware
11 5 (0.45%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.36%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.27%) Sage
13 3 (0.27%) Syncfusion
13 3 (0.27%) Telerik