The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 100 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing CMS 157 158 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 2.39% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.53% 11.36% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 147 145 180
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
CMS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1362 1391 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.02% 21.01% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1191 1347
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CMS Salary Trend in the North West

CMS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

CMS Salary Histogram in the North West

CMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Manchester -21 111 £33,000 -5.71% 13
Cheshire +13 24 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Lancashire +8 17 £30,000 -47.82% 5
Merseyside +8 5 £47,500 +35.71% 7
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 289 (84.01%) HTML
2 280 (81.40%) CSS
3 237 (68.90%) JavaScript
4 209 (60.76%) jQuery
5 154 (44.77%) .NET
6 140 (40.70%) PHP
6 140 (40.70%) C#
7 131 (38.08%) ASP.NET
8 126 (36.63%) MVC
9 125 (36.34%) WordPress
10 120 (34.88%) Umbraco
11 117 (34.01%) MySQL
12 116 (33.72%) HTML5
13 112 (32.56%) CSS3
14 106 (30.81%) SQL
15 102 (29.65%) SQL Server
16 97 (28.20%) Marketing
17 74 (21.51%) Git (software)
18 72 (20.93%) E-Commerce
19 67 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
20 62 (18.02%) Web Development
21 56 (16.28%) Sitecore CMS
21 56 (16.28%) Sitecore
22 53 (15.41%) Web Design
23 52 (15.12%) Photoshop
24 51 (14.83%) Magento
25 50 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 49 (14.24%) XML
26 49 (14.24%) SEO
26 49 (14.24%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 125 (36.34%) WordPress
2 120 (34.88%) Umbraco
3 56 (16.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (6.40%) IIS
5 20 (5.81%) Drupal
6 19 (5.52%) Joomla!
7 17 (4.94%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.49%) Apache
9 11 (3.20%) Node.js
9 11 (3.20%) Sitefinity
10 8 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.58%) Moodle
12 2 (0.58%) nginx
12 2 (0.58%) SAS
13 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.29%) JBoss
13 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 52 (15.12%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (4.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (3.78%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.16%) MS Office
5 4 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (14.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Tridion
3 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.81%) Internet
2 12 (3.49%) Intranet
3 11 (3.20%) SSH
4 7 (2.03%) HTTP
5 3 (0.87%) 802.11
5 3 (0.87%) Wireless
6 2 (0.58%) Extranet
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
7 1 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (34.01%) MySQL
2 102 (29.65%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.03%) MS Access
6 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.58%) DB2
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.21%) Subversion
3 28 (8.14%) Visual Studio
4 27 (7.85%) JIRA
5 16 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (4.07%) Grunt
7 12 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.20%) Flash Builder
9 9 (2.62%) NUnit
10 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (1.74%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.45%) MSTest
14 4 (1.16%) Mercurial
General
1 97 (28.20%) Marketing
2 25 (7.27%) Advertising
3 21 (6.10%) Retail
4 19 (5.52%) Finance
5 4 (1.16%) Legal
6 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 280 (81.40%) Developer
2 85 (24.71%) PHP Developer
3 78 (22.67%) Web Developer
4 66 (19.19%) .NET Developer
5 37 (10.76%) Front-End Developer
6 30 (8.72%) C# Developer
6 30 (8.72%) Junior
7 28 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (7.27%) Junior Developer
10 22 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.81%) .NET Web Developer
13 19 (5.52%) Junior PHP Developer
14 18 (5.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 17 (4.94%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
16 16 (4.65%) Designer
17 12 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (3.49%) CMS Developer
18 11 (3.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (84.01%) HTML
2 280 (81.40%) CSS
3 209 (60.76%) jQuery
4 154 (44.77%) .NET
5 131 (38.08%) ASP.NET
6 116 (33.72%) HTML5
7 112 (32.56%) CSS3
8 50 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 49 (14.24%) XML
10 48 (13.95%) XHTML
11 34 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (9.30%) CodeIgniter
12 32 (9.30%) LINQ
13 30 (8.72%) Backbone.js
14 29 (8.43%) LAMP
15 27 (7.85%) .NET Framework
16 26 (7.56%) Ajax
17 25 (7.27%) Razor View Engine
18 24 (6.98%) Modernizr
18 24 (6.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 31 (9.01%) User Experience
3 29 (8.43%) Social Media
4 18 (5.23%) W3C
5 12 (3.49%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.03%) Photography
8 6 (1.74%) Open Source
9 5 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.16%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.58%) VSAM
12 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.29%) iPhone
12 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.37%) Linux
2 26 (7.56%) Windows
3 10 (2.91%) Android
4 9 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.63%) MVC
2 72 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 67 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (18.02%) Web Development
5 53 (15.41%) Web Design
6 49 (14.24%) SEO
7 48 (13.95%) Email Marketing
8 46 (13.37%) Content Management
9 43 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 40 (11.63%) OO
11 36 (10.47%) OOP
12 30 (8.72%) TDD
13 25 (7.27%) CRM
14 24 (6.98%) BDD
15 23 (6.69%) OO PHP
16 22 (6.40%) Scrum
17 19 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (5.23%) Online Marketing
19 16 (4.65%) Mentoring
20 13 (3.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (68.90%) JavaScript
2 140 (40.70%) PHP
2 140 (40.70%) C#
3 106 (30.81%) SQL
4 35 (10.17%) PHP5
5 6 (1.74%) VB
5 6 (1.74%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.16%) Java
7 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.58%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (4.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 56 (16.28%) Sitecore
2 49 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.95%) EPiServer
4 35 (10.17%) Adobe
5 32 (9.30%) Zend
6 24 (6.98%) Eloqua
7 21 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (4.65%) Twitter
9 14 (4.07%) Google
10 11 (3.20%) SAP
10 11 (3.20%) Oracle
11 9 (2.62%) Facebook
12 6 (1.74%) Sage
12 6 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (1.45%) Cognos
13 5 (1.45%) Primavera
13 5 (1.45%) Open Text
14 3 (0.87%) Endeca
14 3 (0.87%) IBM
14 3 (0.87%) Ektron
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