Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing CSS 419 649 773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.73% 9.68% 9.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.04% 33.80% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 407 654 726
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 1,350 1,920 2,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.80% 28.64% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,711 1,850
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +6 180 £47,500 +11.76% 69
Warwickshire +8 67 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Coventry +12 49 £42,500 -11.46% 5
Worcestershire -7 42 £45,000 +23.29% 14
Staffordshire +9 24 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Solihull -8 13 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Shropshire -1 12 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Wolverhampton -2 8 - - 1
Herefordshire +15 4 £35,000 -6.67%
Wednesbury - 3 £52,500 -
Dudley - 2 £40,000 - 2
Halesowen 0 1 £43,500 -3.33% 5
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 399 (95.23%) HTML
2 379 (90.45%) JavaScript
3 189 (45.11%) .NET
4 171 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (37.95%) C#
6 157 (37.47%) AngularJS
7 153 (36.52%) SQL
8 116 (27.68%) jQuery
9 114 (27.21%) HTML5
10 109 (26.01%) React
11 107 (25.54%) MVC
12 102 (24.34%) Azure
13 98 (23.39%) PHP
14 96 (22.91%) User Experience
15 95 (22.67%) Front End Development
16 93 (22.20%) Web Development
17 89 (21.24%) SQL Server
18 86 (20.53%) CSS3
19 83 (19.81%) Git (software)
20 81 (19.33%) REST
21 73 (17.42%) MySQL
21 73 (17.42%) Microsoft
22 72 (17.18%) DevOps
23 67 (15.99%) Sass
24 65 (15.51%) TDD
25 64 (15.27%) .NET Framework
26 61 (14.56%) ASP.NET
27 59 (14.08%) TypeScript
28 58 (13.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 54 (12.89%) .NET Core

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 21 (5.01%) IIS
2 10 (2.39%) CMS
3 9 (2.15%) WordPress
4 7 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.19%) Confluence
6 4 (0.95%) Drupal
6 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.63%) InVision
1 11 (2.63%) Sketch
2 10 (2.39%) Figma
3 5 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 22 (5.25%) Magento
2 12 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.95%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.72%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.72%) Shopify
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 102 (24.34%) Azure
2 30 (7.16%) AWS
3 25 (5.97%) npm
4 15 (3.58%) SaaS
5 11 (2.63%) Force.com
6 9 (2.15%) Power Platform
7 8 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.67%) GitHub
9 6 (1.43%) Power Automate
10 5 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.19%) GCP
10 5 (1.19%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.72%) Office 365
11 3 (0.72%) Yarn
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.24%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.24%) PaaS
12 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) SMTP
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.42%) MySQL
3 18 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.58%) Redis
5 14 (3.34%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.39%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.19%) SQLite
11 4 (0.95%) GIS
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.72%) Power BI
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.77%) gulp
3 20 (4.77%) JIRA
4 15 (3.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (3.10%) jspm
6 12 (2.86%) Moq
6 12 (2.86%) MSTest
6 12 (2.86%) NUnit
7 11 (2.63%) Gradle
8 10 (2.39%) Visual Studio Code
9 9 (2.15%) Grunt
9 9 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.91%) Maven
10 8 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.91%) webpack
11 6 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (6.92%) Finance
2 21 (5.01%) Public Sector
3 15 (3.58%) Retail
4 10 (2.39%) Games
5 9 (2.15%) Back Office
5 9 (2.15%) Marketing
6 8 (1.91%) Automotive
6 8 (1.91%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Digital Economy
8 4 (0.95%) Front Office
8 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 346 (82.58%) Developer
2 84 (20.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 60 (14.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 58 (13.84%) Senior Developer
4 58 (13.84%) Software Developer
5 53 (12.65%) .NET Developer
6 50 (11.93%) Web Developer
7 49 (11.69%) C# Developer
8 48 (11.46%) PHP Developer
9 41 (9.79%) Angular Developer
10 40 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (6.92%) React Developer
12 28 (6.68%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (4.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 19 (4.53%) Lead Developer
16 18 (4.30%) Java Developer
16 18 (4.30%) Junior
17 17 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
18 16 (3.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (95.23%) HTML
2 189 (45.11%) .NET
3 157 (37.47%) AngularJS
4 116 (27.68%) jQuery
5 114 (27.21%) HTML5
6 109 (26.01%) React
7 86 (20.53%) CSS3
8 81 (19.33%) REST
9 67 (15.99%) Sass
10 64 (15.27%) .NET Framework
11 61 (14.56%) ASP.NET
12 58 (13.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 54 (12.89%) .NET Core
14 49 (11.69%) Entity Framework
14 49 (11.69%) Vue.js
15 48 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (9.79%) JSON
16 41 (9.79%) Web Services
17 39 (9.31%) Node.js
18 37 (8.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.91%) User Experience
2 21 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.48%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.24%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.24%) RIA
9 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.68%) Linux
2 26 (6.21%) Windows
3 6 (1.43%) Android
3 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (25.54%) MVC
3 95 (22.67%) Front End Development
4 93 (22.20%) Web Development
5 72 (17.18%) DevOps
6 65 (15.51%) TDD
7 52 (12.41%) E-Commerce
8 43 (10.26%) SDLC
9 40 (9.55%) Microservices
10 35 (8.35%) OO
11 33 (7.88%) Collaborative Working
12 32 (7.64%) Scrum
13 29 (6.92%) Web Design
14 28 (6.68%) Software Engineering
15 25 (5.97%) Unit Testing
16 23 (5.49%) Project Management
17 21 (5.01%) Analytics
17 21 (5.01%) Mentoring
17 21 (5.01%) Multithreading
18 20 (4.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 379 (90.45%) JavaScript
2 159 (37.95%) C#
3 153 (36.52%) SQL
4 98 (23.39%) PHP
5 59 (14.08%) TypeScript
6 47 (11.22%) T-SQL
7 42 (10.02%) Java
8 32 (7.64%) ES6
9 27 (6.44%) PowerShell
10 23 (5.49%) Python
11 12 (2.86%) Ruby
12 7 (1.67%) C
13 6 (1.43%) VB
14 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.95%) Java 8
15 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.95%) VB6
16 3 (0.72%) Perl
17 2 (0.48%) C++
17 2 (0.48%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 33 (7.88%) SC Cleared
1 33 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.16%) Degree
3 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.24%) CIW
4 1 (0.24%) OCA
4 1 (0.24%) OCP
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (4.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.63%) Terraform
3 10 (2.39%) MIIS
3 10 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.39%) Adobe
4 9 (2.15%) Oracle
5 7 (1.67%) Google
6 5 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.95%) HubSpot
7 4 (0.95%) IBM
7 4 (0.95%) Intel
7 4 (0.95%) Lotus
8 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.24%) Apple
9 1 (0.24%) Broadcom
9 1 (0.24%) Nimsoft
9 1 (0.24%) Pega
9 1 (0.24%) Sybase
9 1 (0.24%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.24%) Zend