The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 89 109 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing CMS 39 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.98% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.31% 5.24% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 34
Average salary £21,500 £30,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.50% -30.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
CMS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 401 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.01% 18.76% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 356 361 305
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region.

CMS Salary Trend in Birmingham

CMS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CMS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 63 (82.89%) CSS
2 62 (81.58%) JavaScript
3 60 (78.95%) HTML
4 46 (60.53%) jQuery
5 37 (48.68%) Photoshop
6 32 (42.11%) MySQL
6 32 (42.11%) PHP
7 28 (36.84%) Umbraco
7 28 (36.84%) WordPress
7 28 (36.84%) HTML5
7 28 (36.84%) CSS3
8 25 (32.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (31.58%) Magento
10 23 (30.26%) Web Design
10 23 (30.26%) Adobe
10 23 (30.26%) Sass
10 23 (30.26%) LESS
11 21 (27.63%) SEO
12 17 (22.37%) Open Source
12 17 (22.37%) Web Development
13 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.05%) User Experience
14 14 (18.42%) Joomla!
14 14 (18.42%) Marketing
15 13 (17.11%) Drupal
16 12 (15.79%) MVC
17 11 (14.47%) WebTrends
17 11 (14.47%) XHTML
17 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
17 11 (14.47%) User Experience Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (36.84%) Umbraco
1 28 (36.84%) WordPress
2 14 (18.42%) Joomla!
3 13 (17.11%) Drupal
4 6 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (6.58%) Apache
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Documentum
7 1 (1.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 37 (48.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Magento
2 11 (14.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) VPN
1 2 (2.63%) PABX
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) Grunt
3 1 (1.32%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (18.42%) Marketing
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 48 (63.16%) Web Developer
3 32 (42.11%) Junior
4 30 (39.47%) Junior Developer
4 30 (39.47%) Junior Web Developer
5 15 (19.74%) PHP Developer
6 9 (11.84%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.95%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Account Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Digital Account Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Avaya Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Web Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) CSS
2 60 (78.95%) HTML
3 46 (60.53%) jQuery
4 28 (36.84%) HTML5
4 28 (36.84%) CSS3
5 23 (30.26%) Sass
5 23 (30.26%) LESS
6 11 (14.47%) XHTML
7 7 (9.21%) .NET
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.26%) Symfony
8 4 (5.26%) Zend Framework
8 4 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (5.26%) Web Services
9 3 (3.95%) XML
9 3 (3.95%) Flash
9 3 (3.95%) LAMP
9 3 (3.95%) Yii
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Open Source
2 16 (21.05%) User Experience
3 7 (9.21%) Social Media
4 4 (5.26%) Blog
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Xbox
6 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.32%) RIA
6 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 23 (30.26%) Web Design
3 21 (27.63%) SEO
4 17 (22.37%) Web Development
5 12 (15.79%) MVC
6 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
6 11 (14.47%) User Experience Design
7 9 (11.84%) Analytics
8 6 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (7.89%) OO
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
9 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.26%) TDD
10 4 (5.26%) Scrum
10 4 (5.26%) OOD
10 4 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) JavaScript
2 32 (42.11%) PHP
3 8 (10.53%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Adobe
2 10 (13.16%) Zend
3 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.95%) Facebook
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Open Text
6 1 (1.32%) Google
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