Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 828 1,487 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.26% 14.88% 14.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.83% 39.08% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1,388 1,564
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,600 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 2,377 3,805 3,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.45% 38.07% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,956 3,229 3,363
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.62% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -17 288 £42,500 +6.25% 85
Coventry +7 109 £45,000 +18.42% 18
Warwickshire -7 97 £40,000 +15.94% 22
Staffordshire -8 70 £36,000 +10.77% 35
Worcestershire -4 66 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Sutton Coldfield -2 62 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Solihull -10 30 £45,000 +9.76% 19
Shropshire -20 29 £31,500 -10.00% 9
Herefordshire -5 20 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Walsall +7 16 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Wolverhampton +4 6 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Halesowen +3 3 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Dudley -24 3 £27,500 -0.90%
Stourbridge -2 2 £25,500 +2.00% 7
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 796 (96.14%) HTML
2 735 (88.77%) JavaScript
3 397 (47.95%) C#
4 354 (42.75%) .NET
5 313 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 301 (36.35%) SQL
8 283 (34.18%) MVC
9 251 (30.31%) Web Development
10 242 (29.23%) SQL Server
11 236 (28.50%) HTML5
12 218 (26.33%) ASP.NET
13 205 (24.76%) jQuery
14 197 (23.79%) PHP
15 169 (20.41%) CSS3
16 155 (18.72%) Java
17 143 (17.27%) Front End Development
18 142 (17.15%) MySQL
19 140 (16.91%) Microsoft
20 138 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 135 (16.30%) React
22 129 (15.58%) Scrum
23 110 (13.29%) TDD
24 109 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
25 95 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
26 92 (11.11%) Web Services
26 92 (11.11%) Spring
27 89 (10.75%) Degree
28 87 (10.51%) OO
28 87 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API

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 74 (8.94%) CMS
2 44 (5.31%) Umbraco
3 34 (4.11%) WordPress
4 30 (3.62%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.90%) Apache
6 23 (2.78%) Confluence
7 17 (2.05%) nginx
8 16 (1.93%) JBoss
9 15 (1.81%) Drupal
10 14 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.33%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.97%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.05%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.72%) Mingle
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.12%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Magento
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.62%) npm
4 24 (2.90%) GitHub
5 15 (1.81%) SaaS
6 14 (1.69%) NuGet
6 14 (1.69%) PaaS
7 13 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.45%) IaaS
9 8 (0.97%) Serverless
10 7 (0.85%) Office 365
11 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.36%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.12%) Slack
14 1 (0.12%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.33%) Intranet
3 10 (1.21%) Internet
4 8 (0.97%) RS-485
4 8 (0.97%) SNMP
5 7 (0.85%) SSL
6 6 (0.72%) HTTP
7 3 (0.36%) Skype
8 2 (0.24%) Broadband
8 2 (0.24%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 142 (17.15%) MySQL
3 85 (10.27%) Relational Database
4 48 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.17%) SQLite
8 14 (1.69%) Redis
8 14 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.72%) DB2
15 6 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
16 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 138 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.02%) Visual Studio
3 43 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.26%) JIRA
4 27 (3.26%) webpack
5 26 (3.14%) Maven
5 26 (3.14%) Selenium
6 25 (3.02%) Jasmine
6 25 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.54%) JUnit
8 20 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 17 (2.05%) Grunt
9 17 (2.05%) Visual Studio Code
10 16 (1.93%) gulp
10 16 (1.93%) PHPUnit
10 16 (1.93%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.81%) PhantomJS
11 15 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.21%) Bower
General
1 74 (8.94%) Finance
2 52 (6.28%) Marketing
3 41 (4.95%) Retail
4 30 (3.62%) Automotive
5 19 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.33%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Games
9 5 (0.60%) Back Office
9 5 (0.60%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 704 (85.02%) Developer
2 139 (16.79%) .NET Developer
3 137 (16.55%) Web Developer
4 129 (15.58%) C# Developer
5 121 (14.61%) Senior Developer
6 99 (11.96%) Software Developer
7 91 (10.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 78 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 76 (9.18%) PHP Developer
10 71 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 65 (7.85%) Junior
12 62 (7.49%) Junior Developer
13 49 (5.92%) Lead Developer
14 38 (4.59%) Java Developer
15 35 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
16 33 (3.99%) Software Engineer
17 32 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
17 32 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
18 31 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 31 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (96.14%) HTML
2 354 (42.75%) .NET
3 305 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 236 (28.50%) HTML5
5 218 (26.33%) ASP.NET
6 205 (24.76%) jQuery
7 169 (20.41%) CSS3
8 135 (16.30%) React
9 109 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 92 (11.11%) Spring
10 92 (11.11%) Web Services
11 87 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 83 (10.02%) Node.js
13 82 (9.90%) Laravel
14 79 (9.54%) .NET Framework
15 75 (9.06%) RESTful
15 75 (9.06%) Sass
16 70 (8.45%) SOAP
17 68 (8.21%) KnockoutJS
18 67 (8.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.33%) User Experience
2 48 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.05%) CCTV
6 10 (1.21%) Fintech
6 10 (1.21%) Internet of Things
7 9 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 8 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.97%) CPLD
8 8 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (0.97%) FMCG
8 8 (0.97%) Social Media
8 8 (0.97%) Verilog
8 8 (0.97%) VHDL
9 7 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.42%) Linux
2 50 (6.04%) Windows
3 21 (2.54%) Unix
4 16 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.45%) Android
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (34.18%) MVC
3 251 (30.31%) Web Development
4 143 (17.27%) Front End Development
5 129 (15.58%) Scrum
6 110 (13.29%) TDD
7 95 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
8 87 (10.51%) OO
9 80 (9.66%) Software Engineering
10 66 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 64 (7.73%) SOA
12 60 (7.25%) SDLC
13 59 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (6.16%) Test Automation
15 48 (5.80%) E-Commerce
16 46 (5.56%) Unit Testing
17 43 (5.19%) Computer Science
18 42 (5.07%) OOP
18 42 (5.07%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (4.47%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 735 (88.77%) JavaScript
2 397 (47.95%) C#
3 301 (36.35%) SQL
4 197 (23.79%) PHP
5 155 (18.72%) Java
6 66 (7.97%) VB.NET
7 53 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 46 (5.56%) TypeScript
9 45 (5.43%) Python
10 22 (2.66%) Java 8
11 20 (2.42%) ES6
12 16 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.81%) C
14 14 (1.69%) C++
15 10 (1.21%) Ruby
15 10 (1.21%) XPath
16 9 (1.09%) ES7
17 8 (0.97%) Embedded C
17 8 (0.97%) ES8
17 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (10.75%) Degree
2 36 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.81%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.85%) HND
8 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.26%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) GDPR
2 3 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (2.66%) Docker
2 10 (1.21%) Varnish
3 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.45%) Ansible
2 12 (1.45%) Puppet
3 6 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.24%) Marathon
6 1 (0.12%) cPanel
6 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 140 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.62%) Oracle
3 22 (2.66%) Zend
4 15 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 14 (1.69%) Adobe
6 10 (1.21%) BT
7 9 (1.09%) Google
8 8 (0.97%) IBM
8 8 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.72%) hybris
9 6 (0.72%) Sencha
10 5 (0.60%) Apple
10 5 (0.60%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.60%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.24%) ATG
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.24%) WooCommerce
12 1 (0.12%) Altova
12 1 (0.12%) Demandware
12 1 (0.12%) Telerik