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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 98 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing CMS 184 188 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 2.78% 2.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.44% 14.06% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 165 183 138
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
1609 1337 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.48% 19.80% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1154 1307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -23 104 £32,500 +3.17% 22
Cheshire -2 38 £32,500 - 8
Lancashire +27 35 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Cumbria -3 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Merseyside -11 2 £30,000 -7.69% 3
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 258 (74.57%) HTML
1 258 (74.57%) CSS
2 221 (63.87%) JavaScript
3 171 (49.42%) jQuery
4 147 (42.49%) .NET
5 143 (41.33%) C#
6 131 (37.86%) MVC
7 129 (37.28%) ASP.NET
8 123 (35.55%) PHP
9 112 (32.37%) Umbraco
10 107 (30.92%) SQL Server
11 102 (29.48%) WordPress
12 101 (29.19%) E-Commerce
13 99 (28.61%) SQL
14 93 (26.88%) Marketing
15 88 (25.43%) SEO
16 83 (23.99%) CSS3
17 80 (23.12%) HTML5
18 79 (22.83%) MySQL
19 71 (20.52%) Sitecore CMS
19 71 (20.52%) Sitecore
20 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (17.05%) Magento
22 58 (16.76%) Web Development
23 57 (16.47%) XHTML
23 57 (16.47%) Git (software)
24 54 (15.61%) Mobile App
25 50 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 50 (14.45%) Content Management
26 48 (13.87%) Retail

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 112 (32.37%) Umbraco
2 102 (29.48%) WordPress
3 71 (20.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 36 (10.40%) SharePoint
5 27 (7.80%) IIS
6 24 (6.94%) Drupal
7 12 (3.47%) Apache
7 12 (3.47%) Sitefinity
8 9 (2.60%) Node.js
9 8 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.73%) Commerce Server
10 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.73%) concrete5
10 6 (1.73%) Confluence
11 5 (1.45%) Facebook Platform
11 5 (1.45%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.58%) Kentico
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (12.43%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (4.34%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.73%) MS Office
5 2 (0.58%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) InDesign
6 1 (0.29%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 59 (17.05%) Magento
2 14 (4.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.20%) Intranet
2 7 (2.02%) HTTP
3 5 (1.45%) Internet
4 4 (1.16%) Extranet
4 4 (1.16%) 802.11
4 4 (1.16%) Wireless
4 4 (1.16%) SSH
5 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 79 (22.83%) MySQL
3 14 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.02%) MS Access
6 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 57 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.83%) Subversion
3 23 (6.65%) Visual Studio
4 22 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.76%) JIRA
6 12 (3.47%) Grunt
7 7 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.02%) Selenium
8 6 (1.73%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (1.73%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.45%) MSTest
9 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.45%) NUnit
10 4 (1.16%) Flash Builder
11 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.58%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.58%) WATIR
12 2 (0.58%) FrontPage
12 2 (0.58%) WatiN
12 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 93 (26.88%) Marketing
2 48 (13.87%) Retail
3 24 (6.94%) Finance
4 13 (3.76%) Advertising
5 7 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (77.46%) Developer
2 100 (28.90%) Web Developer
3 79 (22.83%) PHP Developer
4 74 (21.39%) .NET Developer
5 45 (13.01%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.69%) C# Developer
7 34 (9.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
9 29 (8.38%) .NET Web Developer
10 26 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (6.36%) Junior
12 20 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.78%) Senior Web Developer
12 20 (5.78%) E-Commerce Manager
12 20 (5.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 19 (5.49%) Front-End Web Developer
13 19 (5.49%) Junior Developer
14 17 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (4.62%) WordPress Developer
16 9 (2.60%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (74.57%) HTML
1 258 (74.57%) CSS
2 171 (49.42%) jQuery
3 147 (42.49%) .NET
4 129 (37.28%) ASP.NET
5 83 (23.99%) CSS3
6 80 (23.12%) HTML5
7 57 (16.47%) XHTML
8 50 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 45 (13.01%) XML
10 44 (12.72%) Web Services
11 40 (11.56%) LINQ
12 31 (8.96%) Backbone.js
12 31 (8.96%) LAMP
13 26 (7.51%) .NET Framework
14 25 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (6.94%) Ajax
15 24 (6.94%) WCF
16 23 (6.65%) XSLT
16 23 (6.65%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.61%) Mobile App
2 32 (9.25%) Social Media
3 22 (6.36%) User Experience
4 12 (3.47%) W3C
5 11 (3.18%) FMCG
6 5 (1.45%) iPhone
6 5 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.45%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.87%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) NHS
9 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.58%) Blog
9 2 (0.58%) Open Source
9 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.67%) Linux
2 28 (8.09%) Windows
3 15 (4.34%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.47%) Android
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.86%) MVC
2 101 (29.19%) E-Commerce
3 88 (25.43%) SEO
4 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (16.76%) Web Development
6 50 (14.45%) Content Management
7 38 (10.98%) OO
8 34 (9.83%) Analytics
9 29 (8.38%) Web Design
9 29 (8.38%) Email Marketing
10 26 (7.51%) OO PHP
11 24 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (6.94%) Pay per click
12 21 (6.07%) Coaching
13 20 (5.78%) Online Marketing
14 19 (5.49%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (5.49%) TDD
14 19 (5.49%) Web Analytics
15 18 (5.20%) Strategic Planning
15 18 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 221 (63.87%) JavaScript
2 143 (41.33%) C#
3 123 (35.55%) PHP
4 99 (28.61%) SQL
5 29 (8.38%) PHP5
6 13 (3.76%) Java
7 9 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.73%) VB
9 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
12 1 (0.29%) Ruby
12 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.51%) Degree
2 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.73%) ISEB
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.87%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) QA
1 5 (1.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 71 (20.52%) Sitecore
2 35 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.09%) Zend
4 27 (7.80%) EPiServer
5 26 (7.51%) Google
6 21 (6.07%) Adobe
7 19 (5.49%) Twitter
8 11 (3.18%) Oracle
9 10 (2.89%) Facebook
9 10 (2.89%) Eloqua
10 9 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.73%) ATG
11 6 (1.73%) Sage
11 6 (1.73%) IBM
11 6 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.73%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.45%) Open Text
12 5 (1.45%) Cognos
12 5 (1.45%) Primavera
13 4 (1.16%) Omniture
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Direct Line Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Full Benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago