Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing CSS 531 579 771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.98% 9.75% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.25% 33.33% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 436 511 666
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £28,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,597 1,737 2,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.04% 29.25% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,570 2,010
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CSS in the West Midlands

CSS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

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 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
Birmingham +6 241 £50,000 +11.11% 93
Warwickshire +20 70 £45,500 +5.81% 13
Staffordshire +21 48 £40,000 +6.67% 22
Worcestershire -11 41 £45,000 +23.29% 17
Coventry -8 31 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Solihull +31 30 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Wolverhampton -5 20 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Dudley +5 13 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Shropshire -7 11 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Herefordshire +6 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £52,500 -
Walsall -7 1 £38,500 -14.44% 3
CSS
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 492 (92.66%) HTML
2 471 (88.70%) JavaScript
3 230 (43.31%) .NET
4 229 (43.13%) SQL
5 215 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (39.74%) C#
7 170 (32.02%) AngularJS
8 155 (29.19%) PHP
9 152 (28.63%) React
10 136 (25.61%) HTML5
11 129 (24.29%) Azure
11 129 (24.29%) Front End Development
11 129 (24.29%) jQuery
12 122 (22.98%) Web Development
12 122 (22.98%) Microsoft
13 111 (20.90%) CSS3
14 108 (20.34%) MVC
15 106 (19.96%) SQL Server
16 88 (16.57%) User Experience
17 84 (15.82%) REST
17 84 (15.82%) DevOps
18 82 (15.44%) MySQL
18 82 (15.44%) ASP.NET
18 82 (15.44%) Git (software)
19 81 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 79 (14.88%) Java
21 76 (14.31%) .NET Framework
22 73 (13.75%) TypeScript
23 71 (13.37%) TDD
24 68 (12.81%) E-Commerce

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 14 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.26%) WordPress
3 11 (2.07%) CMS
3 11 (2.07%) IIS
4 10 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.32%) Confluence
5 7 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (5.27%) Magento
2 16 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.13%) Shopify
4 4 (0.75%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (24.29%) Azure
2 36 (6.78%) AWS
3 33 (6.21%) SaaS
4 22 (4.14%) npm
5 18 (3.39%) Power Platform
6 14 (2.64%) GitHub
7 13 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.88%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (1.88%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.69%) Force.com
9 9 (1.69%) Power Automate
10 8 (1.51%) Logic Apps
11 7 (1.32%) GCP
12 6 (1.13%) Amazon Cognito
12 6 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.13%) Serverless
13 4 (0.75%) NuGet
14 1 (0.19%) Firebase
14 1 (0.19%) Heroku
14 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.64%) HTTP
2 10 (1.88%) DNS
3 7 (1.32%) Internet
3 7 (1.32%) SSH
4 6 (1.13%) FTP
4 6 (1.13%) Skype
4 6 (1.13%) SMTP
5 3 (0.56%) Broadband
5 3 (0.56%) Firewall
5 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.44%) MySQL
3 25 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.26%) Power BI
7 10 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.69%) Redis
8 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.13%) SQLite
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.75%) MS Access
11 4 (0.75%) OLAP
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 82 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.58%) JIRA
4 15 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (2.26%) webpack
7 11 (2.07%) Gradle
8 10 (1.88%) gulp
8 10 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.69%) Maven
10 8 (1.51%) NUnit
10 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (1.51%) Visual Studio Code
11 7 (1.32%) GitLab
12 6 (1.13%) Grunt
13 5 (0.94%) jspm
13 5 (0.94%) Moq
13 5 (0.94%) MSTest
13 5 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (4.90%) Finance
2 22 (4.14%) Multimedia
3 17 (3.20%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.82%) Marketing
5 14 (2.64%) Back Office
5 14 (2.64%) Games
5 14 (2.64%) Retail
6 8 (1.51%) Advertising
6 8 (1.51%) Automotive
6 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.32%) Public Sector
8 5 (0.94%) Digital Economy
9 4 (0.75%) Front Office
9 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (83.24%) Developer
2 90 (16.95%) Full Stack Developer
3 84 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 72 (13.56%) Web Developer
5 71 (13.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 61 (11.49%) .NET Developer
6 61 (11.49%) PHP Developer
7 60 (11.30%) Software Developer
8 48 (9.04%) C# Developer
9 46 (8.66%) React Developer
10 42 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (6.78%) Angular Developer
12 33 (6.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 22 (4.14%) Magento Developer
13 22 (4.14%) Trainee Developer
13 22 (4.14%) Trainee Web Developer
14 21 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 17 (3.20%) Lead Developer
16 16 (3.01%) Java Developer
16 16 (3.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (92.66%) HTML
2 230 (43.31%) .NET
3 170 (32.02%) AngularJS
4 152 (28.63%) React
5 136 (25.61%) HTML5
6 129 (24.29%) jQuery
7 111 (20.90%) CSS3
8 84 (15.82%) REST
9 82 (15.44%) ASP.NET
10 81 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 76 (14.31%) .NET Framework
12 65 (12.24%) .NET Core
13 60 (11.30%) Sass
14 55 (10.36%) Node.js
14 55 (10.36%) Web Services
15 53 (9.98%) Entity Framework
15 53 (9.98%) Vue.js
16 47 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 45 (8.47%) JSON
18 41 (7.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.57%) User Experience
2 41 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.75%) Wiki
8 3 (0.56%) AS400
8 3 (0.56%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.38%) Photography
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.19%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.19%) Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) RIA
10 1 (0.19%) State Machine
10 1 (0.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.95%) Linux
2 14 (2.64%) Windows
3 7 (1.32%) Android
3 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.29%) Front End Development
3 122 (22.98%) Web Development
4 108 (20.34%) MVC
5 84 (15.82%) DevOps
6 71 (13.37%) TDD
7 68 (12.81%) E-Commerce
7 68 (12.81%) SDLC
8 52 (9.79%) OO
9 48 (9.04%) Microservices
10 47 (8.85%) Scrum
11 31 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (5.65%) Unit Testing
13 29 (5.46%) Fintech
14 27 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (4.90%) Software Engineering
16 25 (4.71%) OOP
17 22 (4.14%) Analytics
18 21 (3.95%) Multithreading
19 19 (3.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 471 (88.70%) JavaScript
2 229 (43.13%) SQL
3 211 (39.74%) C#
4 155 (29.19%) PHP
5 79 (14.88%) Java
6 73 (13.75%) TypeScript
7 60 (11.30%) Python
8 59 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 37 (6.97%) ES6
10 32 (6.03%) Ruby
11 18 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.51%) Java 8
12 8 (1.51%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.32%) PHP 7
14 6 (1.13%) VB
15 5 (0.94%) C
15 5 (0.94%) Go
16 4 (0.75%) ES7
16 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (4.71%) Degree
2 21 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 21 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.51%) CIW
3 8 (1.51%) OCA
3 8 (1.51%) OCP
3 8 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.69%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) GDPR
3 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (5.46%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.51%) MIIS
3 7 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.75%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 122 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.82%) Oracle
3 13 (2.45%) Zend
4 10 (1.88%) Adobe
5 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.32%) IBM
7 6 (1.13%) Google
7 6 (1.13%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.75%) Lotus
9 3 (0.56%) Intel
10 2 (0.38%) Pega
11 1 (0.19%) Nintex
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) Splunk
11 1 (0.19%) WooCommerce