The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CMS 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.76% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 41.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £20,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.17% 12.04% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 41
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CMS
England

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CMS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

CMS Salary Trend in the Midlands

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) WordPress
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
4 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (60.00%) PHP
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Email Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (26.67%) SEO
8 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (26.67%) Web Design
8 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
9 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (20.00%) Magento
9 3 (20.00%) Sass
9 3 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
9 3 (20.00%) OOCSS
9 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
10 2 (13.33%) REST
10 2 (13.33%) Alterian
10 2 (13.33%) Subversion

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 13 (86.67%) WordPress
2 6 (40.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Graphic Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Sass
4 3 (20.00%) OOCSS
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) JSTL
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (26.67%) Email Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) SEO
2 4 (26.67%) Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Alterian