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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 136 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +25
Permanent jobs citing CMS 110 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 2.67% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.12% 12.83% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 98 161 128
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1206 1372 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.83% 20.84% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1137 1089
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £54,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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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 -44 82 £31,000 -11.42% 28
Cheshire -14 16 £43,750 +45.83% 15
Lancashire +1 7 £23,500 -43.03% 1
Merseyside +8 3 £34,000 +4.61% 6
Cumbria -5 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 277 (85.23%) HTML
2 267 (82.15%) CSS
3 235 (72.31%) JavaScript
4 206 (63.38%) jQuery
5 139 (42.77%) .NET
6 136 (41.85%) PHP
7 123 (37.85%) C#
8 122 (37.54%) MVC
9 121 (37.23%) HTML5
10 117 (36.00%) WordPress
11 113 (34.77%) ASP.NET
12 111 (34.15%) MySQL
13 107 (32.92%) SQL
14 106 (32.62%) CSS3
15 99 (30.46%) Umbraco
16 94 (28.92%) SQL Server
17 91 (28.00%) Marketing
18 65 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
19 62 (19.08%) E-Commerce
20 61 (18.77%) Git (software)
21 54 (16.62%) Web Design
21 54 (16.62%) Photoshop
21 54 (16.62%) Web Development
22 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
23 48 (14.77%) Magento
23 48 (14.77%) Sitecore CMS
23 48 (14.77%) Sitecore
24 45 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 45 (13.85%) EPiServer
25 44 (13.54%) Linux

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 117 (36.00%) WordPress
2 99 (30.46%) Umbraco
3 48 (14.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 24 (7.38%) Joomla!
5 23 (7.08%) Drupal
6 18 (5.54%) IIS
7 10 (3.08%) Apache
7 10 (3.08%) Node.js
8 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.15%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
11 2 (0.62%) Moodle
11 2 (0.62%) SAS
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) JBoss
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 54 (16.62%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (4.31%) MS Excel
4 11 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (2.77%) MS Office
6 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (14.77%) Magento
2 6 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.92%) Tridion
5 2 (0.62%) Shopify
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.08%) Internet
2 9 (2.77%) HTTP
3 8 (2.46%) SSH
4 7 (2.15%) Intranet
5 2 (0.62%) Extranet
6 1 (0.31%) SMTP
6 1 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (34.15%) MySQL
2 94 (28.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.00%) Subversion
3 33 (10.15%) Visual Studio
4 28 (8.62%) JIRA
5 15 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.69%) NUnit
8 11 (3.38%) Grunt
8 11 (3.38%) Flash Builder
9 8 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (1.54%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.23%) MSTest
12 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (28.00%) Marketing
2 26 (8.00%) Advertising
3 17 (5.23%) Finance
4 9 (2.77%) Retail
5 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.92%) Law
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 273 (84.00%) Developer
2 80 (24.62%) PHP Developer
3 61 (18.77%) Web Developer
4 55 (16.92%) .NET Developer
5 38 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
6 33 (10.15%) Junior
7 28 (8.62%) Junior Developer
8 22 (6.77%) C# Developer
9 21 (6.46%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.85%) Junior PHP Developer
10 19 (5.85%) Designer
11 18 (5.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.23%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
13 16 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
15 12 (3.69%) CMS Developer
16 9 (2.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 9 (2.77%) PHP Web Developer
16 9 (2.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (85.23%) HTML
2 267 (82.15%) CSS
3 206 (63.38%) jQuery
4 139 (42.77%) .NET
5 121 (37.23%) HTML5
6 113 (34.77%) ASP.NET
7 106 (32.62%) CSS3
8 45 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 42 (12.92%) XML
10 37 (11.38%) XHTML
11 34 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (10.15%) Ajax
13 32 (9.85%) CodeIgniter
14 30 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 28 (8.62%) LINQ
15 28 (8.62%) Backbone.js
16 26 (8.00%) AngularJS
17 24 (7.38%) LAMP
18 22 (6.77%) Modernizr
19 21 (6.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 38 (11.69%) User Experience
3 33 (10.15%) Social Media
4 18 (5.54%) W3C
5 12 (3.69%) Graphic Design
6 10 (3.08%) Open Source
7 9 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.46%) Photography
9 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.23%) FMCG
11 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.62%) VSAM
12 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.62%) Blog
12 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.31%) RIA
13 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Linux
2 25 (7.69%) Windows
3 11 (3.38%) Android
4 10 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.54%) MVC
2 65 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.08%) E-Commerce
4 54 (16.62%) Web Design
4 54 (16.62%) Web Development
5 43 (13.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 41 (12.62%) Email Marketing
6 41 (12.62%) OO
7 40 (12.31%) OOP
8 37 (11.38%) Content Management
9 36 (11.08%) SEO
10 35 (10.77%) CRM
11 31 (9.54%) TDD
12 28 (8.62%) Scrum
13 22 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.77%) BDD
13 22 (6.77%) OO PHP
14 16 (4.92%) Mentoring
15 15 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (4.31%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 235 (72.31%) JavaScript
2 136 (41.85%) PHP
3 123 (37.85%) C#
4 107 (32.92%) SQL
5 34 (10.46%) PHP5
6 6 (1.85%) VBScript
7 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.23%) VB
8 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.23%) Java
9 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.54%) Degree
2 4 (1.23%) VCP4
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.77%) Sitecore
3 45 (13.85%) EPiServer
4 35 (10.77%) Adobe
5 34 (10.46%) Zend
6 24 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (6.77%) Eloqua
8 19 (5.85%) Google
9 17 (5.23%) Twitter
10 11 (3.38%) SAP
11 10 (3.08%) Facebook
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle
13 4 (1.23%) Ektron
14 3 (0.92%) hybris
14 3 (0.92%) IBM
14 3 (0.92%) Endeca
15 1 (0.31%) Yahoo!
15 1 (0.31%) Stellent
15 1 (0.31%) VMware
15 1 (0.31%) Omniture
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