The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 97 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing CMS 91 103 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.46% 2.56% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.83% 13.61% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 80 97 93
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
CMS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
709 757 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.15% 18.81% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 596 608 684
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CMS Salary Trend in Manchester

CMS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CMS Salary Histogram in Manchester

CMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +4 12 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Stockport +10 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bury 0 2 £35,000 +25.00%
Salford - 2 £50,000 -
Cheadle +12 1 - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 171 (80.28%) HTML
2 166 (77.93%) CSS
3 147 (69.01%) JavaScript
4 141 (66.20%) jQuery
5 91 (42.72%) PHP
6 82 (38.50%) HTML5
7 73 (34.27%) MVC
8 70 (32.86%) .NET
9 65 (30.52%) C#
10 62 (29.11%) ASP.NET
11 61 (28.64%) SQL
12 59 (27.70%) MySQL
13 55 (25.82%) CSS3
14 53 (24.88%) Marketing
15 52 (24.41%) WordPress
16 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (23.94%) SQL Server
17 47 (22.07%) Web Design
17 47 (22.07%) E-Commerce
18 44 (20.66%) User Experience
19 43 (20.19%) Web Development
20 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
21 37 (17.37%) Umbraco
22 35 (16.43%) Microsoft
23 34 (15.96%) OO
23 34 (15.96%) Sitecore CMS
23 34 (15.96%) Sitecore
24 33 (15.49%) Magento
25 32 (15.02%) Ajax
26 30 (14.08%) Photoshop

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 52 (24.41%) WordPress
2 37 (17.37%) Umbraco
3 34 (15.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (9.39%) Joomla!
5 19 (8.92%) Drupal
6 13 (6.10%) IIS
7 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.23%) Sitefinity
9 6 (2.82%) Apache
10 5 (2.35%) Node.js
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.41%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.41%) JBoss
12 3 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.94%) Kentico
13 2 (0.94%) nginx
13 2 (0.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 30 (14.08%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (3.76%) MS Office
3 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (15.49%) Magento
2 5 (2.35%) Tridion
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.94%) Shopify
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.08%) Internet
2 8 (3.76%) SSH
3 5 (2.35%) HTTP
4 2 (0.94%) LAN
4 2 (0.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMTP
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) SNMP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.70%) MySQL
2 51 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.62%) Visual Studio
3 23 (10.80%) Subversion
4 21 (9.86%) JIRA
5 10 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (4.23%) NUnit
6 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.29%) Flash Builder
9 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.94%) Grunt
11 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.47%) MSTest
11 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
General
1 53 (24.88%) Marketing
2 19 (8.92%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Advertising
3 6 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.41%) Law
4 3 (1.41%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (82.16%) Developer
2 49 (23.00%) Web Developer
2 49 (23.00%) PHP Developer
3 30 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 26 (12.21%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (10.33%) Junior
6 18 (8.45%) Junior Developer
7 16 (7.51%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.57%) PHP Web Developer
8 14 (6.57%) Junior PHP Developer
8 14 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.63%) Designer
11 9 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (3.76%) CMS Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Architect
13 7 (3.29%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Web Designer
13 7 (3.29%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (80.28%) HTML
2 166 (77.93%) CSS
3 141 (66.20%) jQuery
4 82 (38.50%) HTML5
5 70 (32.86%) .NET
6 62 (29.11%) ASP.NET
7 55 (25.82%) CSS3
8 32 (15.02%) Ajax
9 29 (13.62%) XHTML
10 28 (13.15%) .NET Framework
11 25 (11.74%) XML
12 23 (10.80%) CodeIgniter
13 20 (9.39%) WCF
13 20 (9.39%) AngularJS
13 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (8.92%) Web Services
15 16 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (6.57%) Sass
16 14 (6.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.66%) User Experience
2 24 (11.27%) W3C
3 14 (6.57%) Graphic Design
4 13 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.76%) Social Media
7 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.29%) Photography
8 6 (2.82%) Open Source
9 4 (1.88%) FMCG
9 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.94%) IVR
11 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.47%) iPad
12 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.47%) VSAM
12 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.21%) Linux
2 16 (7.51%) Windows
3 9 (4.23%) Android
4 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.27%) MVC
2 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (22.07%) Web Design
3 47 (22.07%) E-Commerce
4 43 (20.19%) Web Development
5 34 (15.96%) OO
6 26 (12.21%) TDD
7 25 (11.74%) Scrum
8 24 (11.27%) Content Management
9 22 (10.33%) OOP
10 21 (9.86%) CRM
11 20 (9.39%) SEO
12 19 (8.92%) BDD
13 18 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.57%) Online Marketing
15 14 (6.57%) OO PHP
16 13 (6.10%) UML
17 10 (4.69%) Web Marketing
17 10 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (69.01%) JavaScript
2 91 (42.72%) PHP
3 65 (30.52%) C#
4 61 (28.64%) SQL
5 13 (6.10%) PHP5
6 8 (3.76%) VBScript
6 8 (3.76%) Java
7 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.33%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.96%) Sitecore
3 30 (14.08%) Adobe
4 20 (9.39%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (8.92%) EPiServer
6 17 (7.98%) Zend
7 11 (5.16%) Twitter
8 9 (4.23%) Facebook
8 9 (4.23%) Oracle
8 9 (4.23%) SAP
9 8 (3.76%) Google
10 6 (2.82%) Apigee
11 4 (1.88%) Eloqua
11 4 (1.88%) Stellent
12 3 (1.41%) IBM
12 3 (1.41%) hybris
13 1 (0.47%) Ektron
13 1 (0.47%) VMware
13 1 (0.47%) Retek
13 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
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