Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1504 1678 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.85% 14.68% 13.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.83% 41.62% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1607 1395
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 3873 4032 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.24% 35.28% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3443 3468
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +2 524 £40,000 +6.67% 31
Warwickshire 0 291 £34,000 - 15
Staffordshire +1 163 £34,000 -6.85% 19
Coventry -8 113 £37,500 - 11
Worcestershire -4 107 £36,500 +12.31% 8
Shropshire +1 79 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Halesowen +1 57 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Solihull -6 52 £41,000 +6.49% 6
Herefordshire -4 26 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton -7 16 £35,000 +29.63% 2
Sutton Coldfield +10 12 £31,000 -4.62% 3
Dudley +20 10 £29,500 -1.67%
Brierley Hill +2 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Walsall -2 5 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Stourbridge +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1430 (95.08%) HTML
2 1294 (86.04%) JavaScript
3 614 (40.82%) C#
4 603 (40.09%) .NET
5 566 (37.63%) jQuery
6 559 (37.17%) MVC
7 528 (35.11%) AngularJS
8 512 (34.04%) PHP
9 491 (32.65%) HTML5
10 453 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
11 441 (29.32%) SQL
12 440 (29.26%) ASP.NET
13 435 (28.92%) Web Development
14 413 (27.46%) SQL Server
15 395 (26.26%) MySQL
16 310 (20.61%) CSS3
17 288 (19.15%) Front End Development
18 279 (18.55%) Microsoft
19 231 (15.36%) Git (software)
20 226 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
21 221 (14.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 218 (14.49%) Java
23 201 (13.36%) Sass
24 193 (12.83%) Marketing
25 189 (12.57%) User Experience
26 187 (12.43%) E-Commerce
27 178 (11.84%) Linux
28 165 (10.97%) Node.js
29 154 (10.24%) Mobile App
30 152 (10.11%) Laravel

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
1 130 (8.64%) CMS
2 116 (7.71%) WordPress
3 77 (5.12%) Apache
4 48 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 29 (1.93%) nginx
6 27 (1.80%) Drupal
7 22 (1.46%) IIS
7 22 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.40%) JBoss
9 17 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.13%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.80%) Confluence
11 12 (0.80%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
15 4 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
15 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 102 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 76 (5.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.80%) InDesign
5 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.27%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.27%) Snagit
9 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.20%) InVision
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.066%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 55 (3.66%) Magento
2 19 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.06%) OpenCart
4 12 (0.80%) Shopify
5 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.13%) Exstream
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.066%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (4.06%) GitHub
4 51 (3.39%) npm
5 50 (3.32%) SaaS
6 26 (1.73%) Bluemix
6 26 (1.73%) IBM Cloud
7 25 (1.66%) PaaS
8 21 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 21 (1.40%) Office 365
9 17 (1.13%) IaaS
10 15 (1.00%) AdWords
11 10 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (0.66%) Google Play
12 8 (0.53%) Firebase
13 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.40%) Force.com
14 4 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.06%) Internet
2 20 (1.33%) DNS
3 14 (0.93%) ATM
3 14 (0.93%) HTTP
4 12 (0.80%) SSH
5 11 (0.73%) Skype
6 9 (0.60%) DHCP
6 9 (0.60%) Intranet
7 8 (0.53%) LDAP
8 7 (0.47%) AMQP
8 7 (0.47%) FTP
8 7 (0.47%) SMS
9 5 (0.33%) CTI
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) SSL
10 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.13%) WAN
11 1 (0.066%) Firewall
11 1 (0.066%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 395 (26.26%) MySQL
3 102 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 73 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 56 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.60%) Big Data
10 16 (1.06%) CouchDB
10 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
12 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.53%) DocumentDB
15 8 (0.53%) Power BI
15 8 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 231 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 84 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 80 (5.32%) gulp
4 54 (3.59%) Jenkins
5 53 (3.52%) webpack
6 47 (3.13%) JIRA
6 47 (3.13%) JUnit
7 46 (3.06%) Subversion
7 46 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (2.53%) Grunt
9 37 (2.46%) Selenium
10 31 (2.06%) GitLab
11 25 (1.66%) Bitbucket
11 25 (1.66%) Mocha
11 25 (1.66%) PHPUnit
12 24 (1.60%) JSUnit
13 20 (1.33%) Xcode
14 19 (1.26%) Vagrant
15 18 (1.20%) PhantomJS
16 16 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 193 (12.83%) Marketing
2 140 (9.31%) Retail
3 138 (9.18%) Finance
4 97 (6.45%) Games
5 70 (4.65%) Advertising
6 62 (4.12%) Electronics
6 62 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 56 (3.72%) Automotive
8 53 (3.52%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.86%) Banking
10 13 (0.86%) Back Office
11 9 (0.60%) Legal
12 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.20%) Law
14 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.066%) Billing
15 1 (0.066%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1351 (89.83%) Developer
2 345 (22.94%) .NET Developer
3 303 (20.15%) PHP Developer
4 280 (18.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 253 (16.82%) C# Developer
6 249 (16.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 243 (16.16%) Web Developer
8 239 (15.89%) HTML Developer
9 234 (15.56%) Senior Developer
10 217 (14.43%) HTML CSS Developer
11 198 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 157 (10.44%) Junior
13 152 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
14 146 (9.71%) Junior Developer
15 137 (9.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 135 (8.98%) Full Stack Developer
17 123 (8.18%) Software Developer
18 94 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 93 (6.18%) Java Developer
20 89 (5.92%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1430 (95.08%) HTML
2 603 (40.09%) .NET
3 566 (37.63%) jQuery
4 528 (35.11%) AngularJS
5 491 (32.65%) HTML5
6 440 (29.26%) ASP.NET
7 310 (20.61%) CSS3
8 226 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 221 (14.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 201 (13.36%) Sass
11 165 (10.97%) Node.js
12 152 (10.11%) Laravel
13 147 (9.77%) React
14 146 (9.71%) Web Services
15 130 (8.64%) REST
15 130 (8.64%) XML
16 105 (6.98%) RESTful
17 102 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 100 (6.65%) LAMP
19 99 (6.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.57%) User Experience
2 154 (10.24%) Mobile App
3 80 (5.32%) Social Media
4 78 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 63 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (2.79%) BBC
7 37 (2.46%) Graphic Design
8 36 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.46%) Fintech
11 21 (1.40%) iPad
12 16 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 13 (0.86%) Blog
13 13 (0.86%) Online Games
14 11 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.66%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.53%) Animation
16 8 (0.53%) NHS
17 6 (0.40%) Replication
18 5 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 178 (11.84%) Linux
2 139 (9.24%) Android
3 124 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 58 (3.86%) Windows
5 15 (1.00%) Unix
6 10 (0.66%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.066%) Debian
9 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (37.17%) MVC
2 453 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (28.92%) Web Development
4 288 (19.15%) Front End Development
5 187 (12.43%) E-Commerce
6 148 (9.84%) TDD
7 147 (9.77%) OO
8 145 (9.64%) SDLC
9 140 (9.31%) Scrum
10 137 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (7.18%) Web Design
12 97 (6.45%) Open Source
12 97 (6.45%) SEO
13 90 (5.98%) Software Engineering
14 71 (4.72%) BDD
15 67 (4.45%) Mobile Application Development
16 65 (4.32%) Mentoring
16 65 (4.32%) OOP
17 64 (4.26%) Android Development
18 63 (4.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1294 (86.04%) JavaScript
2 614 (40.82%) C#
3 512 (34.04%) PHP
4 441 (29.32%) SQL
5 218 (14.49%) Java
6 121 (8.05%) VB.NET
7 76 (5.05%) C
8 68 (4.52%) C++
9 62 (4.12%) Python
10 61 (4.06%) Ruby
11 56 (3.72%) TypeScript
12 48 (3.19%) T-SQL
13 40 (2.66%) VB
14 32 (2.13%) XPath
15 23 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.46%) VB6
17 15 (1.00%) Delphi
18 13 (0.86%) Apple Swift
18 13 (0.86%) MUMPS
19 12 (0.80%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 124 (8.24%) Degree
2 57 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.66%) MCSD
6 9 (0.60%) ISEB
6 9 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.53%) GNVQ
7 8 (0.53%) HND
8 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.066%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.066%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.066%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (2.06%) Docker
2 8 (0.53%) Samba
2 8 (0.53%) Squid
3 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.066%) HDFS
6 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.066%) vSphere
6 1 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.40%) cPanel
2 6 (0.40%) Plesk
3 5 (0.33%) Ansible
3 5 (0.33%) Oozie
4 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.066%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 279 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.52%) Adobe
3 82 (5.45%) Google
4 53 (3.52%) Oracle
5 38 (2.53%) Zend
6 31 (2.06%) IBM
7 25 (1.66%) Twitter
8 24 (1.60%) Xamarin
9 21 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 13 (0.86%) Progress
11 10 (0.66%) Apple
11 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.66%) Telerik
12 8 (0.53%) NetApp
13 6 (0.40%) Citrix
13 6 (0.40%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.40%) VMware
14 5 (0.33%) Cognos
14 5 (0.33%) Siebel
14 5 (0.33%) Sitecore