Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,118 1,600 1,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.81% 16.62% 12.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.55% 44.00% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,522 1,430
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,725
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 3,236 3,636 4,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.19% 37.77% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,643 3,206 3,492
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,125 £23,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £59,930
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -12 353 £41,500 +10.67% 84
Warwickshire -2 183 £37,500 +15.38% 29
Staffordshire -1 141 £37,500 -6.25% 45
Coventry -9 138 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Solihull -3 92 £31,250 -13.19% 15
Worcestershire -4 71 £34,750 -7.33% 21
Shropshire -5 40 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Wolverhampton -18 23 £38,750 +35.96% 5
Halesowen -6 14 £24,500 - 1
Herefordshire -8 14 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 12 £39,750 +32.50% 5
Walsall 0 9 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Smethwick 0 2 £50,000 +47.06%
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 1,075 (96.15%) HTML
2 1,027 (91.86%) JavaScript
3 528 (47.23%) C#
4 505 (45.17%) .NET
5 429 (38.37%) MVC
6 414 (37.03%) Web Development
7 388 (34.70%) ASP.NET
8 376 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
9 362 (32.38%) SQL
10 360 (32.20%) AngularJS
11 328 (29.34%) SQL Server
12 313 (28.00%) HTML5
13 309 (27.64%) PHP
14 291 (26.03%) jQuery
15 235 (21.02%) CSS3
15 235 (21.02%) Front End Development
16 208 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 196 (17.53%) MySQL
18 190 (16.99%) Microsoft
19 186 (16.64%) Git (software)
20 173 (15.47%) User Experience
21 158 (14.13%) Java
22 152 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web API
23 145 (12.97%) .NET Framework
24 143 (12.79%) Entity Framework
25 122 (10.91%) Degree
26 120 (10.73%) Web Services
27 116 (10.38%) Node.js
28 115 (10.29%) Linux
29 114 (10.20%) TDD

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 81 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 75 (6.71%) WordPress
3 65 (5.81%) CMS
4 63 (5.64%) Apache
5 30 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.97%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.70%) IIS
8 12 (1.07%) nginx
9 11 (0.98%) Drupal
9 11 (0.98%) JBoss
10 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.45%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.27%) Confluence
16 2 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
16 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (5.10%) Photoshop
2 34 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.36%) InVision
7 3 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.27%) Moqups
7 3 (0.27%) UXPin
8 2 (0.18%) Blender
8 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.089%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 43 (3.85%) Magento
2 31 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.72%) Shopify
4 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.27%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.27%) Sage 500
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 111 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (5.81%) PaaS
3 52 (4.65%) IaaS
4 35 (3.13%) Office 365
5 34 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (2.86%) SaaS
7 22 (1.97%) Serverless
8 18 (1.61%) GitHub
9 12 (1.07%) npm
10 10 (0.89%) Bluemix
10 10 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (0.81%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.54%) Zapier
13 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.18%) G Suite
15 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.18%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.16%) SSL
2 12 (1.07%) DNS
3 11 (0.98%) Internet
4 9 (0.81%) SSH
5 8 (0.72%) Broadband
5 8 (0.72%) Firewall
5 8 (0.72%) Intranet
5 8 (0.72%) SMS
6 7 (0.63%) Extranet
7 6 (0.54%) HTTP
8 4 (0.36%) DHCP
8 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.18%) FTP
9 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 196 (17.53%) MySQL
3 50 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.49%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 35 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.34%) Big Data
11 15 (1.34%) Cosmos DB
11 15 (1.34%) Data Lake
12 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.89%) Power BI
14 9 (0.81%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.81%) RavenDB
14 9 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 186 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 106 (9.48%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (3.94%) Subversion
5 40 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (2.95%) webpack
7 32 (2.86%) JIRA
8 27 (2.42%) Jasmine
9 26 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 23 (2.06%) PhantomJS
11 21 (1.88%) Grunt
12 19 (1.70%) gulp
13 17 (1.52%) Selenium
14 13 (1.16%) Android Studio
14 13 (1.16%) Jenkins
14 13 (1.16%) MSI
14 13 (1.16%) WiX
15 11 (0.98%) JSUnit
15 11 (0.98%) JUnit
15 11 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (9.93%) Finance
2 73 (6.53%) Retail
3 71 (6.35%) Marketing
4 50 (4.47%) Advertising
5 39 (3.49%) Games
6 34 (3.04%) Automotive
7 27 (2.42%) Legal
8 22 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.16%) Banking
10 9 (0.81%) Electronics
11 7 (0.63%) Law
12 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.089%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.089%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,007 (90.07%) Developer
2 279 (24.96%) .NET Developer
3 220 (19.68%) C# Developer
4 186 (16.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 174 (15.56%) Senior Developer
6 164 (14.67%) Web Developer
7 153 (13.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 152 (13.60%) PHP Developer
9 140 (12.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 123 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 121 (10.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 111 (9.93%) Software Developer
13 87 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 86 (7.69%) HTML Developer
15 85 (7.60%) Java Developer
16 82 (7.33%) HTML CSS Developer
17 71 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
18 61 (5.46%) Junior
19 57 (5.10%) Lead Developer
19 57 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,075 (96.15%) HTML
2 505 (45.17%) .NET
3 388 (34.70%) ASP.NET
4 360 (32.20%) AngularJS
5 313 (28.00%) HTML5
6 291 (26.03%) jQuery
7 235 (21.02%) CSS3
8 208 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 152 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 145 (12.97%) .NET Framework
11 143 (12.79%) Entity Framework
12 120 (10.73%) Web Services
13 116 (10.38%) Node.js
14 114 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
15 112 (10.02%) React
15 112 (10.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 106 (9.48%) WCF
17 93 (8.32%) RESTful
18 83 (7.42%) Laravel
19 78 (6.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 173 (15.47%) User Experience
2 91 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 55 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.42%) Graphic Design
6 27 (2.42%) Music Streaming
7 25 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.52%) Social Media
11 9 (0.81%) Blog
12 8 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.63%) W3C
14 6 (0.54%) Fintech
14 6 (0.54%) iPhone
15 5 (0.45%) Animation
15 5 (0.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.29%) Linux
2 62 (5.55%) Android
3 41 (3.67%) Windows
4 39 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.88%) Unix
6 8 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.27%) CentOS
8 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) VMS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (38.37%) MVC
2 414 (37.03%) Web Development
3 376 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (21.02%) Front End Development
5 114 (10.20%) TDD
6 105 (9.39%) OO
6 105 (9.39%) Scrum
7 100 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
7 100 (8.94%) Software Engineering
8 91 (8.14%) E-Commerce
9 81 (7.25%) SDLC
10 74 (6.62%) OOP
11 73 (6.53%) CRM
12 70 (6.26%) Mentoring
13 69 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 57 (5.10%) Analytics
14 57 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 54 (4.83%) Web Application Development
16 49 (4.38%) Test Automation
17 45 (4.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,027 (91.86%) JavaScript
2 528 (47.23%) C#
3 362 (32.38%) SQL
4 309 (27.64%) PHP
5 158 (14.13%) Java
6 69 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 49 (4.38%) TypeScript
8 41 (3.67%) Python
8 41 (3.67%) VB.NET
9 35 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.86%) C++
11 27 (2.42%) Ruby
12 24 (2.15%) VB
13 19 (1.70%) ES6
14 16 (1.43%) C
15 15 (1.34%) Java 8
16 14 (1.25%) Perl
17 10 (0.89%) XPath
18 9 (0.81%) Elixir
19 8 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 122 (10.91%) Degree
2 43 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.27%) CIPD
5 3 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.089%) ISEB
7 1 (0.089%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.089%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.81%) QA
3 6 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.089%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.79%) Docker
3 13 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.36%) Samba
4 4 (0.36%) Squid
5 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) SCCM
1 13 (1.16%) vCenter Server
2 4 (0.36%) Plesk
3 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.18%) cPanel
5 1 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.089%) Packer
5 1 (0.089%) Puppet
5 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.089%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.089%) Terraform
Vendors
1 190 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.11%) Adobe
3 42 (3.76%) Google
4 19 (1.70%) Zend
5 18 (1.61%) Twitter
6 14 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 13 (1.16%) VMware
8 12 (1.07%) IBM
8 12 (1.07%) Oracle
9 11 (0.98%) Capita
10 9 (0.81%) Apple
10 9 (0.81%) hybris
11 8 (0.72%) Demandware
12 7 (0.63%) Facebook
12 7 (0.63%) LexisNexis
12 7 (0.63%) Telerik
13 6 (0.54%) SAP
13 6 (0.54%) WooCommerce
13 6 (0.54%) Zuora
14 5 (0.45%) Progress