Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing CSS 1,337 1,577 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.71% 15.35% 12.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.56% 42.85% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,533 1,318
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £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 3,560 3,680 3,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.50% 35.82% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,929 3,205 3,326
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -5 384 £40,875 +9.00% 70
Warwickshire +1 245 £35,000 +2.94% 41
Staffordshire -2 148 £34,500 -8.00% 47
Coventry -11 121 £47,367 +26.31% 21
Worcestershire -2 104 £35,000 - 18
Solihull -1 89 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Shropshire +2 68 £35,000 +21.74% 17
Halesowen -2 54 £27,500 +12.24% 1
Wolverhampton -9 22 £40,750 +50.93% 4
Herefordshire +8 21 £37,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +11 18 £35,000 - 2
Walsall -1 8 £50,000 +36.99% 3
Dudley - 4 £25,000 - 1
Brierley Hill - 3 - - 1
Smethwick 0 2 £50,000 +47.06%
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Stourbridge +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 1,293 (96.71%) HTML
2 1,153 (86.24%) JavaScript
3 531 (39.72%) C#
4 520 (38.89%) .NET
5 478 (35.75%) MVC
6 463 (34.63%) Web Development
7 457 (34.18%) PHP
8 455 (34.03%) jQuery
9 422 (31.56%) HTML5
9 422 (31.56%) AngularJS
10 418 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
11 385 (28.80%) ASP.NET
12 374 (27.97%) SQL Server
13 356 (26.63%) SQL
14 331 (24.76%) MySQL
15 310 (23.19%) CSS3
16 289 (21.62%) Front End Development
17 254 (19.00%) Microsoft
18 206 (15.41%) Git (software)
19 201 (15.03%) User Experience
20 195 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 192 (14.36%) Java
22 172 (12.86%) Node.js
22 172 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 169 (12.64%) E-Commerce
24 163 (12.19%) Linux
25 157 (11.74%) Marketing
26 151 (11.29%) Laravel
27 149 (11.14%) React
28 144 (10.77%) Sass

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
1 103 (7.70%) WordPress
2 100 (7.48%) CMS
3 85 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 83 (6.21%) Apache
5 29 (2.17%) nginx
6 27 (2.02%) Drupal
7 20 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.97%) IIS
11 12 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.90%) JBoss
12 11 (0.82%) Confluence
13 8 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.45%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.45%) OpenEdge
14 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (7.03%) Photoshop
2 71 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.75%) InDesign
6 7 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.45%) RoboHelp
8 5 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.37%) InVision
8 5 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.30%) Snagit
10 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.075%) GIMP
12 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.075%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 70 (5.24%) Magento
2 36 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.82%) Shopify
4 10 (0.75%) OpenCart
5 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 500
8 1 (0.075%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.29%) PaaS
4 39 (2.92%) GitHub
5 38 (2.84%) IaaS
6 30 (2.24%) SaaS
7 29 (2.17%) npm
7 29 (2.17%) Office 365
8 18 (1.35%) Serverless
9 15 (1.12%) Google Analytics
10 14 (1.05%) AdWords
11 12 (0.90%) Bluemix
11 12 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.37%) Google Play
15 3 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.15%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.80%) Internet
2 18 (1.35%) DNS
3 13 (0.97%) SSH
4 11 (0.82%) DHCP
5 10 (0.75%) HTTP
6 9 (0.67%) Firewall
6 9 (0.67%) Intranet
7 8 (0.60%) Broadband
7 8 (0.60%) FTP
8 7 (0.52%) AMQP
9 5 (0.37%) CTI
9 5 (0.37%) Extranet
9 5 (0.37%) SMS
10 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.15%) Skype
10 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.075%) LAN
11 1 (0.075%) VPN
11 1 (0.075%) WAN
11 1 (0.075%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 331 (24.76%) MySQL
3 68 (5.09%) NoSQL
4 43 (3.22%) MongoDB
5 42 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (1.57%) Big Data
10 19 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.82%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.75%) Power BI
14 10 (0.75%) Redis
15 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 206 (15.41%) Git (software)
2 104 (7.78%) Visual Studio
3 57 (4.26%) gulp
4 48 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (3.29%) Subversion
6 43 (3.22%) JIRA
7 38 (2.84%) Grunt
8 37 (2.77%) webpack
9 33 (2.47%) JUnit
10 32 (2.39%) Selenium
11 30 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 30 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 23 (1.72%) Vagrant
13 21 (1.57%) PHPUnit
14 18 (1.35%) Android Studio
15 16 (1.20%) Mocha
16 15 (1.12%) GitLab
16 15 (1.12%) PhantomJS
17 14 (1.05%) Bitbucket
18 13 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 157 (11.74%) Marketing
2 115 (8.60%) Finance
3 98 (7.33%) Retail
4 91 (6.81%) Games
5 73 (5.46%) Advertising
6 39 (2.92%) Automotive
7 36 (2.69%) Electronics
8 35 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 32 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.80%) Banking
11 9 (0.67%) Back Office
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,177 (88.03%) Developer
2 262 (19.60%) PHP Developer
3 258 (19.30%) .NET Developer
4 244 (18.25%) Web Developer
5 232 (17.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 206 (15.41%) C# Developer
7 203 (15.18%) Senior Developer
8 196 (14.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 167 (12.49%) HTML Developer
10 152 (11.37%) HTML CSS Developer
11 147 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 125 (9.35%) Junior
13 118 (8.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 113 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 111 (8.30%) Junior Developer
16 98 (7.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 94 (7.03%) Software Developer
18 90 (6.73%) PHP Web Developer
19 77 (5.76%) Java Developer
20 74 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,293 (96.71%) HTML
2 520 (38.89%) .NET
3 455 (34.03%) jQuery
4 422 (31.56%) AngularJS
4 422 (31.56%) HTML5
5 385 (28.80%) ASP.NET
6 310 (23.19%) CSS3
7 195 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 172 (12.86%) Node.js
8 172 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 151 (11.29%) Laravel
10 149 (11.14%) React
11 144 (10.77%) Sass
12 140 (10.47%) Web Services
13 138 (10.32%) .NET Framework
14 118 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 116 (8.68%) Entity Framework
15 116 (8.68%) RESTful
16 89 (6.66%) LAMP
17 88 (6.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (15.03%) User Experience
2 125 (9.35%) Mobile App
3 69 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 47 (3.52%) Social Media
6 37 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (2.47%) Graphic Design
8 30 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (1.80%) BBC
10 19 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.42%) Blog
11 15 (1.12%) Fintech
12 13 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.82%) iPad
13 11 (0.82%) Music Streaming
14 9 (0.67%) Online Games
15 8 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.60%) iPhone
16 6 (0.45%) Replication
17 5 (0.37%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 163 (12.19%) Linux
2 116 (8.68%) Android
3 89 (6.66%) Apple iOS
4 36 (2.69%) Windows
5 19 (1.42%) Unix
6 8 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.075%) Debian
9 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (35.75%) MVC
2 463 (34.63%) Web Development
3 418 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (21.62%) Front End Development
5 169 (12.64%) E-Commerce
6 120 (8.98%) Scrum
7 115 (8.60%) TDD
8 106 (7.93%) Software Engineering
9 104 (7.78%) OO
10 102 (7.63%) SDLC
11 96 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (6.81%) OOP
13 82 (6.13%) Mentoring
14 75 (5.61%) Test Automation
15 74 (5.53%) CRM
16 71 (5.31%) Analytics
17 63 (4.71%) SEO
18 60 (4.49%) Web Design
19 56 (4.19%) Mobile Application Development
19 56 (4.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,153 (86.24%) JavaScript
2 531 (39.72%) C#
3 457 (34.18%) PHP
4 356 (26.63%) SQL
5 192 (14.36%) Java
6 70 (5.24%) VB.NET
7 58 (4.34%) C
8 56 (4.19%) C++
9 53 (3.96%) Python
10 51 (3.81%) TypeScript
11 39 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 35 (2.62%) Ruby
13 25 (1.87%) VB
14 23 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.50%) ES6
16 19 (1.42%) XPath
17 13 (0.97%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.97%) Perl
17 13 (0.97%) VB6
18 12 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (8.00%) Degree
2 44 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.75%) ISEB
5 10 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.075%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.075%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.075%) MCSD
9 1 (0.075%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.02%) QA
2 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (2.62%) Docker
2 26 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) Samba
3 10 (0.75%) Squid
4 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.075%) HDFS
7 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.075%) vSphere
7 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.45%) cPanel
1 6 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.45%) Plesk
1 6 (0.45%) SCCM
1 6 (0.45%) vCenter Server
2 5 (0.37%) Oozie
3 1 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.075%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.075%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 254 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.51%) Google
3 71 (5.31%) Adobe
4 36 (2.69%) Twitter
5 34 (2.54%) Oracle
6 30 (2.24%) Zend
7 17 (1.27%) IBM
7 17 (1.27%) Progress
8 16 (1.20%) Telerik
9 13 (0.97%) Apple
10 12 (0.90%) VMware
11 10 (0.75%) NetApp
12 9 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.60%) Capita
13 8 (0.60%) SAP
13 8 (0.60%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.60%) WooCommerce
14 7 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.45%) Citrix
16 5 (0.37%) TIBCO