Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,074 1,665 1,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.42% 16.54% 13.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.83% 42.47% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1,576 1,604
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,825 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 3,175 3,920 4,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.77% 38.93% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,672 3,449 3,621
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £59,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -12 363 £42,500 +13.33% 80
Warwickshire -3 167 £37,500 +15.38% 29
Staffordshire 0 153 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Coventry -3 132 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Solihull -2 75 £32,500 -9.72% 13
Worcestershire -5 59 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Shropshire -9 33 £32,500 -18.75% 16
Sutton Coldfield -1 19 £40,000 +29.03% 10
Wolverhampton -20 13 £32,000 +10.34% 6
Walsall +1 10 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Herefordshire -3 7 £35,000 -6.67%
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,031 (96.00%) HTML
2 1,010 (94.04%) JavaScript
3 526 (48.98%) C#
4 489 (45.53%) .NET
5 427 (39.76%) MVC
6 374 (34.82%) ASP.NET
7 371 (34.54%) SQL
8 359 (33.43%) AngularJS
9 347 (32.31%) Web Development
10 341 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
11 314 (29.24%) SQL Server
12 297 (27.65%) HTML5
13 290 (27.00%) jQuery
14 258 (24.02%) PHP
15 232 (21.60%) Front End Development
16 222 (20.67%) CSS3
17 207 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 192 (17.88%) Git (software)
19 169 (15.74%) MySQL
20 163 (15.18%) Java
21 149 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
22 145 (13.50%) Microsoft
23 134 (12.48%) Entity Framework
24 131 (12.20%) User Experience
25 128 (11.92%) TDD
25 128 (11.92%) .NET Framework
26 118 (10.99%) Finance
27 113 (10.52%) Degree
27 113 (10.52%) React
27 113 (10.52%) KnockoutJS

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 78 (7.26%) CMS
2 67 (6.24%) WordPress
3 63 (5.87%) Apache
4 45 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.33%) IIS
6 21 (1.96%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.21%) JBoss
8 13 (1.21%) nginx
9 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.84%) Drupal
11 6 (0.56%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.28%) Confluence
13 3 (0.28%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.19%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) Moqups
5 2 (0.19%) Blender
5 2 (0.19%) GIMP
5 2 (0.19%) InVision
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.19%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.19%) UXPin
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 32 (2.98%) Magento
2 18 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.74%) Shopify
4 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.093%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.093%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.93%) PaaS
3 44 (4.10%) IaaS
4 36 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (3.35%) SaaS
5 25 (2.33%) Office 365
6 15 (1.40%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.02%) npm
8 9 (0.84%) GitHub
8 9 (0.84%) Serverless
9 8 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.56%) Zapier
11 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.37%) G Suite
12 4 (0.37%) Yarn
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.58%) Internet
2 16 (1.49%) SSL
3 12 (1.12%) DNS
3 12 (1.12%) HTTP
4 9 (0.84%) SMS
5 5 (0.47%) Skype
5 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.37%) DHCP
6 4 (0.37%) Intranet
7 3 (0.28%) Broadband
7 3 (0.28%) Firewall
7 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.19%) Extranet
8 2 (0.19%) SSH
9 1 (0.093%) FTP
9 1 (0.093%) RS-485
9 1 (0.093%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (29.24%) SQL Server
2 169 (15.74%) MySQL
3 61 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 47 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 33 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
11 14 (1.30%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.12%) RavenDB
14 11 (1.02%) Big Data
15 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.65%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.65%) Redis
17 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 192 (17.88%) Git (software)
2 88 (8.19%) Visual Studio
3 54 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (4.00%) Subversion
4 43 (4.00%) webpack
5 35 (3.26%) Jasmine
5 35 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 32 (2.98%) JIRA
6 32 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 30 (2.79%) PhantomJS
8 19 (1.77%) Grunt
9 16 (1.49%) gulp
9 16 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.49%) Maven
10 15 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.40%) Selenium
11 14 (1.30%) JUnit
12 13 (1.21%) NUnit
13 10 (0.93%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.84%) WiX
General
1 118 (10.99%) Finance
2 66 (6.15%) Retail
3 53 (4.93%) Marketing
4 38 (3.54%) Automotive
5 33 (3.07%) Advertising
6 30 (2.79%) Legal
7 23 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.40%) Banking
9 14 (1.30%) Games
10 9 (0.84%) Electronics
10 9 (0.84%) Law
11 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.093%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 968 (90.13%) Developer
2 283 (26.35%) .NET Developer
3 250 (23.28%) C# Developer
4 169 (15.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 164 (15.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 161 (14.99%) Senior Developer
7 141 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 141 (13.13%) Web Developer
8 132 (12.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 131 (12.20%) PHP Developer
10 113 (10.52%) Software Developer
11 106 (9.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 95 (8.85%) Java Developer
13 89 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 75 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
15 71 (6.61%) HTML Developer
16 68 (6.33%) HTML CSS Developer
17 63 (5.87%) Junior
17 63 (5.87%) Senior C# Developer
18 62 (5.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,031 (96.00%) HTML
2 489 (45.53%) .NET
3 374 (34.82%) ASP.NET
4 359 (33.43%) AngularJS
5 297 (27.65%) HTML5
6 290 (27.00%) jQuery
7 222 (20.67%) CSS3
8 207 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 149 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 134 (12.48%) Entity Framework
11 128 (11.92%) .NET Framework
12 113 (10.52%) KnockoutJS
12 113 (10.52%) React
13 105 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 101 (9.40%) Node.js
15 99 (9.22%) JSON
16 98 (9.12%) RESTful
17 95 (8.85%) Web Services
18 92 (8.57%) WCF
19 75 (6.98%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.20%) User Experience
2 92 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 47 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.23%) Graphic Design
8 23 (2.14%) Music Streaming
9 22 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.30%) Social Media
11 10 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.74%) W3C
14 6 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.56%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.47%) Blog
15 5 (0.47%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.47%) Fintech
15 5 (0.47%) iPhone
16 3 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.12%) Linux
2 45 (4.19%) Windows
3 31 (2.89%) Android
4 24 (2.23%) Unix
5 21 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) VMS
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (39.76%) MVC
2 347 (32.31%) Web Development
3 341 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (21.60%) Front End Development
5 128 (11.92%) TDD
6 108 (10.06%) OO
7 96 (8.94%) Scrum
8 91 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 88 (8.19%) E-Commerce
10 81 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 74 (6.89%) SDLC
13 69 (6.42%) CRM
14 63 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 60 (5.59%) Unit Testing
16 54 (5.03%) Analytics
16 54 (5.03%) OOP
17 53 (4.93%) Web Application Development
18 46 (4.28%) BDD
19 45 (4.19%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,010 (94.04%) JavaScript
2 526 (48.98%) C#
3 371 (34.54%) SQL
4 258 (24.02%) PHP
5 163 (15.18%) Java
6 88 (8.19%) T-SQL
7 64 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 49 (4.56%) TypeScript
9 34 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.89%) Java 8
11 30 (2.79%) Python
12 26 (2.42%) VB
13 23 (2.14%) C++
14 18 (1.68%) Ruby
15 17 (1.58%) ES6
16 14 (1.30%) XPath
17 12 (1.12%) Perl
18 9 (0.84%) Elixir
19 8 (0.74%) ES7
20 7 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 113 (10.52%) Degree
2 44 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.28%) CIPD
7 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.093%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.093%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.093%) MCSD
8 1 (0.093%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 10 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.74%) QA
4 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.56%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.093%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (2.79%) Docker
2 25 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.93%) Varnish
4 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.37%) Samba
5 4 (0.37%) Squid
6 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.84%) SCCM
1 9 (0.84%) vCenter Server
2 5 (0.47%) cPanel
3 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.37%) Plesk
4 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.093%) Packer
5 1 (0.093%) Puppet
5 1 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.093%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.093%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.10%) Google
3 30 (2.79%) Adobe
4 20 (1.86%) Twitter
4 20 (1.86%) Zend
5 15 (1.40%) Oracle
6 13 (1.21%) Xamarin
7 10 (0.93%) Facebook
7 10 (0.93%) hybris
7 10 (0.93%) IBM
8 9 (0.84%) LexisNexis
8 9 (0.84%) VMware
9 8 (0.74%) BMC
9 8 (0.74%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.74%) Remedy
9 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.65%) Apple
10 7 (0.65%) Capita
10 7 (0.65%) Demandware
11 6 (0.56%) Zuora