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

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 946 1,598 1,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.79% 16.07% 14.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.24% 40.63% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,485 1,539
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +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 2,763 3,933 4,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.53% 39.54% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 3,417 3,390
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 25 September 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 September 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 -13 336 £41,500 +3.75% 85
Warwickshire -3 123 £37,500 +15.38% 25
Coventry +1 114 £47,500 +26.67% 15
Staffordshire -2 113 £37,500 - 36
Worcestershire -4 62 £33,000 -12.00% 18
Sutton Coldfield +5 49 £40,000 +70.21% 11
Solihull -2 46 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Shropshire -14 27 £36,250 -9.38% 25
Walsall +7 15 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Herefordshire -2 15 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Wolverhampton -12 11 £32,000 -1.54% 3
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 920 (97.25%) HTML
2 880 (93.02%) JavaScript
3 444 (46.93%) C#
4 401 (42.39%) .NET
5 344 (36.36%) MVC
6 341 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
7 336 (35.52%) AngularJS
8 324 (34.25%) SQL
9 287 (30.34%) ASP.NET
10 284 (30.02%) Web Development
11 275 (29.07%) SQL Server
12 270 (28.54%) HTML5
13 253 (26.74%) jQuery
14 242 (25.58%) PHP
15 203 (21.46%) Front End Development
16 198 (20.93%) CSS3
17 168 (17.76%) Git (software)
18 166 (17.55%) Java
19 156 (16.49%) MySQL
20 143 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
21 136 (14.38%) React
22 133 (14.06%) TDD
23 132 (13.95%) Scrum
24 125 (13.21%) Microsoft
25 112 (11.84%) OO
26 111 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
27 107 (11.31%) Degree
28 106 (11.21%) Finance
29 104 (10.99%) Linux
30 101 (10.68%) .NET Framework

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 80 (8.46%) CMS
2 55 (5.81%) WordPress
3 47 (4.97%) Apache
4 29 (3.07%) Umbraco
5 23 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.90%) IIS
7 18 (1.90%) JBoss
8 16 (1.69%) nginx
9 9 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.85%) Drupal
10 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.42%) Confluence
14 4 (0.42%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.32%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.42%) Mingle
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.32%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.32%) Moqups
4 2 (0.21%) Blender
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Magento
2 8 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.63%) Shopify
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.64%) SaaS
4 21 (2.22%) PaaS
5 16 (1.69%) IaaS
6 15 (1.59%) GitHub
7 14 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.48%) npm
8 10 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.74%) Office 365
11 5 (0.53%) Serverless
12 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.32%) G Suite
13 3 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.32%) Silverpop
13 3 (0.32%) Yarn
13 3 (0.32%) Zapier
14 2 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.69%) SSL
1 16 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.37%) Internet
3 10 (1.06%) HTTP
4 9 (0.95%) RS-485
4 9 (0.95%) SNMP
5 7 (0.74%) Intranet
6 6 (0.63%) Skype
7 4 (0.42%) DNS
8 3 (0.32%) SMS
9 2 (0.21%) Broadband
9 2 (0.21%) Extranet
9 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 156 (16.49%) MySQL
3 79 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 36 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.85%) RavenDB
13 7 (0.74%) Big Data
13 7 (0.74%) Redis
14 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.53%) DB2
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 168 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 56 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (4.02%) webpack
5 33 (3.49%) JIRA
6 29 (3.07%) Jasmine
6 29 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
7 27 (2.85%) Subversion
8 24 (2.54%) Grunt
8 24 (2.54%) Jenkins
9 21 (2.22%) Maven
9 21 (2.22%) PhantomJS
10 20 (2.11%) gulp
11 19 (2.01%) Selenium
12 18 (1.90%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (1.69%) JUnit
15 13 (1.37%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.95%) NUnit
17 8 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 106 (11.21%) Finance
2 54 (5.71%) Retail
3 47 (4.97%) Marketing
4 40 (4.23%) Automotive
5 26 (2.75%) Legal
6 25 (2.64%) Advertising
7 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.16%) Banking
8 11 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.85%) Law
10 7 (0.74%) Games
11 5 (0.53%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 823 (87.00%) Developer
2 211 (22.30%) .NET Developer
3 190 (20.08%) C# Developer
4 143 (15.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 135 (14.27%) Web Developer
6 126 (13.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 124 (13.11%) Senior Developer
8 103 (10.89%) PHP Developer
9 94 (9.94%) Software Developer
10 89 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 88 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 71 (7.51%) Java Developer
13 68 (7.19%) Junior
14 66 (6.98%) Junior Developer
15 61 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
15 61 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 56 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 45 (4.76%) Angular Developer
18 44 (4.65%) HTML Developer
19 43 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (97.25%) HTML
2 401 (42.39%) .NET
3 336 (35.52%) AngularJS
4 287 (30.34%) ASP.NET
5 270 (28.54%) HTML5
6 253 (26.74%) jQuery
7 198 (20.93%) CSS3
8 143 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 136 (14.38%) React
10 111 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 101 (10.68%) .NET Framework
12 93 (9.83%) Node.js
13 89 (9.41%) Entity Framework
13 89 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 87 (9.20%) Web Services
15 86 (9.09%) Sass
16 79 (8.35%) RESTful
17 76 (8.03%) JSON
17 76 (8.03%) KnockoutJS
18 75 (7.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.09%) User Experience
2 68 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.59%) Social Media
9 11 (1.16%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.16%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.06%) Music Streaming
11 9 (0.95%) CPLD
11 9 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (0.95%) Verilog
11 9 (0.95%) VHDL
11 9 (0.95%) W3C
12 8 (0.85%) Fintech
12 8 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.99%) Linux
2 61 (6.45%) Windows
3 32 (3.38%) Unix
4 18 (1.90%) Android
5 14 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.21%) VMS
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (36.36%) MVC
2 341 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (30.02%) Web Development
4 203 (21.46%) Front End Development
5 133 (14.06%) TDD
6 132 (13.95%) Scrum
7 112 (11.84%) OO
8 82 (8.67%) Software Engineering
9 81 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (7.40%) Responsive Web Design
11 69 (7.29%) Unit Testing
12 64 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 61 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 59 (6.24%) SDLC
15 53 (5.60%) OOP
16 49 (5.18%) Test Automation
17 48 (5.07%) CRM
18 46 (4.86%) SEO
19 44 (4.65%) BDD
20 43 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 880 (93.02%) JavaScript
2 444 (46.93%) C#
3 324 (34.25%) SQL
4 242 (25.58%) PHP
5 166 (17.55%) Java
6 74 (7.82%) T-SQL
7 72 (7.61%) VB.NET
8 50 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 38 (4.02%) Python
10 31 (3.28%) Java 8
11 20 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.90%) ES6
13 15 (1.59%) C
13 15 (1.59%) C++
13 15 (1.59%) Ruby
14 14 (1.48%) VB
14 14 (1.48%) XPath
15 9 (0.95%) Elixir
15 9 (0.95%) Embedded C
15 9 (0.95%) ES7
Qualifications
1 107 (11.31%) Degree
2 51 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.48%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.32%) CIPD
8 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.32%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.06%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) WAI
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (3.07%) Docker
2 13 (1.37%) Varnish
3 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) Samba
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.06%) Puppet
3 9 (0.95%) Ansible
4 5 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.32%) cPanel
6 3 (0.32%) Plesk
6 3 (0.32%) SCCM
6 3 (0.32%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.21%) Marathon
8 1 (0.11%) Packer
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.59%) Google
3 24 (2.54%) Adobe
4 19 (2.01%) Oracle
5 15 (1.59%) Zend
6 11 (1.16%) Twitter
7 10 (1.06%) hybris
8 9 (0.95%) Facebook
8 9 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.85%) BMC
9 8 (0.85%) LexisNexis
9 8 (0.85%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.85%) Remedy
9 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.63%) Sencha
11 5 (0.53%) Demandware
12 4 (0.42%) Apple
12 4 (0.42%) ATG
13 3 (0.32%) Altova
13 3 (0.32%) IBM