Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing CSS 354 705 1,027
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.60% 9.14% 11.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.90% 29.42% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 351 720 996
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1,076 2,396 2,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.21% 31.06% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 915 2,027 2,516
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +23 162 £50,000 +17.65% 25
Coventry +13 52 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Worcestershire +17 40 £38,500 +2.67% 8
Staffordshire -22 22 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Warwickshire -27 19 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Solihull -18 12 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Shropshire +14 10 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Walsall +5 7 £45,000 +9.09%
Wolverhampton +6 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 4 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dudley - 2 £33,750 -
Herefordshire +16 1 £37,500 +7.14% 3
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 325 (91.81%) HTML
2 281 (79.38%) JavaScript
3 179 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (43.50%) .NET
5 120 (33.90%) C#
6 118 (33.33%) jQuery
6 118 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 106 (29.94%) Git (software)
8 105 (29.66%) MVC
9 96 (27.12%) HTML5
10 94 (26.55%) ASP.NET
11 93 (26.27%) React
12 87 (24.58%) SQL
13 86 (24.29%) SQL Server
13 86 (24.29%) Front End Development
14 85 (24.01%) Node.js
15 72 (20.34%) Azure
15 72 (20.34%) Web Development
16 70 (19.77%) PHP
17 69 (19.49%) .NET Framework
18 66 (18.64%) Sass
19 64 (18.08%) Microsoft
20 61 (17.23%) ES6
20 61 (17.23%) Vue.js
21 59 (16.67%) MySQL
22 58 (16.38%) Scrum
22 58 (16.38%) REST
22 58 (16.38%) CSS3
23 55 (15.54%) TDD
24 54 (15.25%) DevOps

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 22 (6.21%) CMS
2 12 (3.39%) IIS
3 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.98%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.69%) WordPress
5 3 (0.85%) Anypoint
5 3 (0.85%) Apache
5 3 (0.85%) Confluence
5 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.56%) Appian
6 2 (0.56%) FileNet
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.85%) InVision
4 3 (0.85%) UXPin
4 3 (0.85%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (6.50%) Magento
2 10 (2.82%) Shopify
3 6 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.85%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.28%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 72 (20.34%) Azure
2 32 (9.04%) npm
3 23 (6.50%) AWS
4 20 (5.65%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.54%) SaaS
6 5 (1.41%) Serverless
7 4 (1.13%) PaaS
8 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.85%) GitHub
8 3 (0.85%) Yarn
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.28%) Force.com
10 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) Broadband
2 5 (1.41%) Intranet
3 4 (1.13%) Extranet
4 2 (0.56%) Internet
4 2 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 59 (16.67%) MySQL
3 27 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.65%) Power BI
6 18 (5.08%) Big Data
6 18 (5.08%) Data Lake
6 18 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.08%) Snowflake Schema
7 13 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.82%) Redis
9 9 (2.54%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 106 (29.94%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.04%) Visual Studio
3 25 (7.06%) webpack
4 24 (6.78%) Selenium
5 18 (5.08%) JIRA
6 14 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.67%) NUnit
8 12 (3.39%) gulp
8 12 (3.39%) Mocha
8 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (3.11%) Cypress.io
9 11 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.54%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.98%) Gradle
11 7 (1.98%) Grunt
12 6 (1.69%) Moq
12 6 (1.69%) Postman
12 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.41%) MSTest
13 5 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (9.32%) Finance
2 12 (3.39%) Marketing
3 9 (2.54%) Retail
4 8 (2.26%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.69%) Automotive
5 6 (1.69%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.13%) Games
7 4 (1.13%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 246 (69.49%) Developer
2 64 (18.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 33 (9.32%) Web Developer
5 31 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 30 (8.47%) PHP Developer
7 28 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 28 (7.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (7.63%) Software Developer
9 22 (6.21%) UI Developer
10 20 (5.65%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (3.95%) Data Engineer
12 14 (3.95%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.67%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (3.67%) Magento Developer
14 12 (3.39%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (3.11%) .NET Software Engineer
15 11 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (3.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (91.81%) HTML
2 154 (43.50%) .NET
3 118 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 118 (33.33%) jQuery
4 96 (27.12%) HTML5
5 94 (26.55%) ASP.NET
6 93 (26.27%) React
7 85 (24.01%) Node.js
8 69 (19.49%) .NET Framework
9 66 (18.64%) Sass
10 61 (17.23%) Vue.js
11 58 (16.38%) CSS3
11 58 (16.38%) REST
12 52 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (9.60%) Jest
15 31 (8.76%) Ajax
16 27 (7.63%) Laravel
17 25 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (6.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.71%) User Experience
2 18 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.56%) VLE
8 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.28%) FMCG
8 1 (0.28%) iPad
8 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.06%) Linux
2 16 (4.52%) Windows
3 9 (2.54%) Unix
4 6 (1.69%) Android
5 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.66%) MVC
3 86 (24.29%) Front End Development
4 72 (20.34%) Web Development
5 58 (16.38%) Scrum
6 55 (15.54%) TDD
7 54 (15.25%) DevOps
8 51 (14.41%) Unit Testing
9 43 (12.15%) Software Engineering
10 39 (11.02%) E-Commerce
11 37 (10.45%) Fintech
12 36 (10.17%) Test Automation
13 33 (9.32%) SOLID
14 28 (7.91%) User Stories
15 27 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (7.06%) Kanban
17 24 (6.78%) OO
18 21 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (5.93%) Dashboard Development
18 21 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 281 (79.38%) JavaScript
2 120 (33.90%) C#
3 87 (24.58%) SQL
4 70 (19.77%) PHP
5 61 (17.23%) ES6
6 36 (10.17%) TypeScript
7 31 (8.76%) Java
8 27 (7.63%) Python
9 18 (5.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (4.80%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.67%) C++
12 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.13%) Ruby
14 3 (0.85%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.85%) Rust
15 2 (0.56%) Groovy
16 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.28%) ES8
16 1 (0.28%) Go
16 1 (0.28%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 27 (7.63%) Degree
2 8 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.21%) QA
2 18 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.95%) Docker
2 9 (2.54%) Squid
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.28%) MIIS
2 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.98%) Adobe
2 7 (1.98%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.13%) Google
3 4 (1.13%) Telerik
4 3 (0.85%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.56%) HubSpot
5 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.56%) Pega
5 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.28%) Capita
6 1 (0.28%) ESRI
6 1 (0.28%) IBM
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Zoho