Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CSS 738 1,074 1,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.33% 11.31% 16.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.72% 33.74% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 658 971 1,575
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,483 3,183 3,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.39% 33.52% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 2,662 3,429
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,323
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.08% +4.86%
10th Percentile £28,350 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,559 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.12% +5.26% -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the West Midlands

CSS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CSS in the West Midlands

CSS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for CSS in the West Midlands

CSS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Birmingham -8 194 £41,750 -1.76% 70
Warwickshire -1 144 £40,000 +6.67% 26
Staffordshire -3 95 £40,000 +6.67% 15
Coventry 0 90 £42,500 -10.53% 22
Worcestershire -14 61 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Solihull -15 51 £45,000 +38.46% 17
Sutton Coldfield +9 37 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Shropshire -20 20 £31,500 -3.08% 9
Herefordshire -27 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Wolverhampton +20 4 £45,000 +40.63% 5
Walsall -3 2 £41,250 +17.86% 3
Kingswinford +1 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 1
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 695 (94.17%) HTML
2 623 (84.42%) JavaScript
3 328 (44.44%) C#
4 305 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (40.92%) HTML5
6 293 (39.70%) .NET
7 278 (37.67%) AngularJS
8 265 (35.91%) jQuery
9 242 (32.79%) Web Development
10 218 (29.54%) MVC
11 214 (29.00%) SQL
12 193 (26.15%) ASP.NET
13 189 (25.61%) PHP
14 184 (24.93%) MySQL
15 179 (24.25%) CSS3
16 167 (22.63%) SQL Server
17 133 (18.02%) Microsoft
18 130 (17.62%) Laravel
19 126 (17.07%) Git (software)
20 124 (16.80%) React
21 115 (15.58%) User Experience
22 113 (15.31%) TDD
23 112 (15.18%) Node.js
24 111 (15.04%) Front End Development
25 108 (14.63%) OO
26 107 (14.50%) Web Services
27 106 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 105 (14.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 92 (12.47%) Sass
30 90 (12.20%) Scrum

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 38 (5.15%) WordPress
2 36 (4.88%) CMS
3 30 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.52%) Umbraco
5 19 (2.57%) IIS
6 17 (2.30%) Drupal
7 11 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.22%) Confluence
9 8 (1.08%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.68%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.14%) Apache
13 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.95%) Adobe XD
4 7 (0.95%) Sketch
5 4 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.54%) Moqups
6 2 (0.27%) ArchiCAD
6 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.27%) InVision
6 2 (0.27%) Marvel
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.27%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.27%) Revit
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (3.93%) Magento
2 7 (0.95%) Shopify
3 6 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 106 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (5.01%) SaaS
4 18 (2.44%) Office 365
5 17 (2.30%) GitHub
6 11 (1.49%) npm
7 10 (1.36%) Serverless
8 8 (1.08%) PaaS
8 8 (1.08%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.68%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.41%) IaaS
11 3 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.14%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.01%) Internet
2 8 (1.08%) Intranet
3 6 (0.81%) HTTP
4 3 (0.41%) SSL
5 2 (0.27%) Broadband
5 2 (0.27%) Extranet
5 2 (0.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) RS-485
6 1 (0.14%) SNMP
6 1 (0.14%) SSH
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (24.93%) MySQL
2 167 (22.63%) SQL Server
3 57 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (2.17%) MariaDB
9 15 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (2.03%) Couchbase
10 14 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.90%) SQLite
11 10 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.36%) OLAP
12 8 (1.08%) Power BI
12 8 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.95%) Big Data
13 7 (0.95%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 126 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 77 (10.43%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.85%) JIRA
5 16 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.90%) gulp
6 14 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.76%) Subversion
8 12 (1.63%) Vagrant
9 11 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.36%) Selenium
10 10 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.22%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.08%) JSUnit
12 8 (1.08%) Protractor
13 7 (0.95%) Balsamiq
14 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.81%) webpack
15 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
16 4 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 71 (9.62%) Marketing
2 30 (4.07%) Games
3 25 (3.39%) Retail
4 14 (1.90%) Finance
5 8 (1.08%) Back Office
6 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.81%) Advertising
7 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.81%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.54%) Automotive
9 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 616 (83.47%) Developer
2 129 (17.48%) PHP Developer
3 122 (16.53%) .NET Developer
4 115 (15.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 113 (15.31%) Web Developer
6 97 (13.14%) Software Developer
7 85 (11.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 81 (10.98%) Senior Developer
9 76 (10.30%) C# Developer
10 59 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 45 (6.10%) .NET Software Developer
13 41 (5.56%) React Developer
14 37 (5.01%) C# Software Developer
14 37 (5.01%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 37 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (4.88%) Junior
16 35 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
17 34 (4.61%) Junior Developer
18 33 (4.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (94.17%) HTML
2 302 (40.92%) HTML5
3 293 (39.70%) .NET
4 278 (37.67%) AngularJS
5 265 (35.91%) jQuery
6 193 (26.15%) ASP.NET
7 179 (24.25%) CSS3
8 130 (17.62%) Laravel
9 124 (16.80%) React
10 112 (15.18%) Node.js
11 107 (14.50%) Web Services
12 105 (14.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 92 (12.47%) Sass
14 77 (10.43%) XML
15 74 (10.03%) .NET Framework
16 72 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (8.94%) .NET Core
19 65 (8.81%) Vue.js
20 50 (6.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.58%) User Experience
2 61 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (5.96%) Mobile App
4 36 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.12%) Social Media
6 20 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.90%) Mobile Games
9 13 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.76%) iPad
10 8 (1.08%) CCTV
10 8 (1.08%) NHS
10 8 (1.08%) Web 2.0
11 7 (0.95%) Life Science
11 7 (0.95%) Xbox
12 6 (0.81%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.18%) Linux
2 24 (3.25%) Android
3 23 (3.12%) Windows
4 22 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.44%) Unix
6 16 (2.17%) Mac OS
7 15 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (32.79%) Web Development
3 218 (29.54%) MVC
4 113 (15.31%) TDD
5 111 (15.04%) Front End Development
6 108 (14.63%) OO
7 90 (12.20%) Scrum
8 80 (10.84%) OOP
8 80 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 74 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 61 (8.27%) Mentoring
12 54 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (7.05%) E-Commerce
14 51 (6.91%) DevOps
15 49 (6.64%) Unit Testing
16 47 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
17 43 (5.83%) Analytics
18 42 (5.69%) Wireframes
19 38 (5.15%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 623 (84.42%) JavaScript
2 328 (44.44%) C#
3 214 (29.00%) SQL
4 189 (25.61%) PHP
5 62 (8.40%) Java
6 52 (7.05%) TypeScript
7 50 (6.78%) ES6
8 42 (5.69%) T-SQL
9 37 (5.01%) Python
10 22 (2.98%) C
11 15 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.90%) C++
12 14 (1.90%) R
12 14 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.76%) Ruby
14 8 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.95%) Perl
16 6 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (10.57%) Degree
2 22 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.22%) MCP
5 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.41%) ISEB
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.07%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (6.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.27%) Rancher
2 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.25%) Zend
3 23 (3.12%) Adobe
4 21 (2.85%) ServiceNow
5 15 (2.03%) Oracle
5 15 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.36%) IBM
7 9 (1.22%) Google
8 7 (0.95%) Apple
9 5 (0.68%) WooCommerce
10 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.14%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.14%) ESRI
11 1 (0.14%) Facebook
11 1 (0.14%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.14%) Spotify
11 1 (0.14%) Tableau
11 1 (0.14%) Twitter