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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 119 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing CMS 150 168 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 2.29% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.05% 10.76% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 140 133 165
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,800 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
1357 1562 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.18% 21.28% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1264 1135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 84 £39,000 +17.29% 14
Cheshire +20 46 £46,250 +32.14% 9
Merseyside - 9 £30,500 - 4
Lancashire -15 7 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Cumbria -3 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 213 (68.93%) HTML
2 204 (66.02%) CSS
3 172 (55.66%) JavaScript
4 145 (46.93%) jQuery
5 121 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (34.30%) HTML5
7 101 (32.69%) MVC
8 95 (30.74%) PHP
9 90 (29.13%) .NET
10 82 (26.54%) User Experience
11 79 (25.57%) C#
12 72 (23.30%) ASP.NET
13 66 (21.36%) Content Management
13 66 (21.36%) WordPress
14 65 (21.04%) CSS3
14 65 (21.04%) Web Services
14 65 (21.04%) SQL
15 64 (20.71%) Web Development
16 63 (20.39%) AngularJS
17 62 (20.06%) Sass
18 59 (19.09%) Marketing
19 58 (18.77%) E-Commerce
20 57 (18.45%) MySQL
21 56 (18.12%) OO
21 56 (18.12%) Scrum
22 55 (17.80%) Web Design
23 53 (17.15%) Umbraco
24 49 (15.86%) Sitecore CMS
24 49 (15.86%) Sitecore
25 46 (14.89%) XML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (21.36%) WordPress
2 53 (17.15%) Umbraco
3 49 (15.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 31 (10.03%) SharePoint
5 27 (8.74%) Drupal
6 18 (5.83%) IIS
7 17 (5.50%) Kentico
8 15 (4.85%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (4.85%) WebLogic
9 13 (4.21%) Sitefinity
10 10 (3.24%) Joomla!
11 9 (2.91%) Node.js
12 8 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.62%) concrete5
14 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.97%) Immediacy CMS
14 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (10.68%) Photoshop
2 22 (7.12%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.94%) MS Office
7 3 (0.97%) RoboHelp
7 3 (0.97%) InDesign
8 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (8.74%) Magento
2 17 (5.50%) Tridion
3 15 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.29%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.97%) Shopify
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) Google Analytics
1 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.27%) SaaS
3 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
4 2 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.92%) Internet
2 33 (10.68%) HTTP
3 17 (5.50%) HTTPS
4 9 (2.91%) Intranet
5 4 (1.29%) SSH
5 4 (1.29%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.97%) SSL
6 3 (0.97%) LAN
6 3 (0.97%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.45%) MySQL
2 45 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.74%) Visual Studio
2 27 (8.74%) Grunt
3 23 (7.44%) Subversion
3 23 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (5.83%) Dreamweaver
5 17 (5.50%) Jasmine
6 15 (4.85%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.62%) MSTest
7 5 (1.62%) NUnit
8 3 (0.97%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.97%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.97%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.97%) gulp
9 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.65%) Hudson
9 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.65%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (19.09%) Marketing
2 34 (11.00%) Finance
3 17 (5.50%) Banking
4 7 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (2.27%) Legal
4 7 (2.27%) Games
5 6 (1.94%) Law
5 6 (1.94%) Advertising
5 6 (1.94%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.97%) Automotive
7 3 (0.97%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (71.20%) Developer
2 73 (23.62%) Web Developer
3 62 (20.06%) PHP Developer
4 34 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 34 (11.00%) Front-End Developer
5 28 (9.06%) Architect
6 23 (7.44%) C# Developer
7 21 (6.80%) PHP Web Developer
8 18 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.53%) C# Web Developer
9 14 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (4.21%) HTML Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Oracle Architect
10 13 (4.21%) Middleware Architect
11 12 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Designer
11 12 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.56%) Junior Developer
12 11 (3.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (68.93%) HTML
2 204 (66.02%) CSS
3 145 (46.93%) jQuery
4 106 (34.30%) HTML5
5 90 (29.13%) .NET
6 72 (23.30%) ASP.NET
7 65 (21.04%) Web Services
7 65 (21.04%) CSS3
8 63 (20.39%) AngularJS
9 62 (20.06%) Sass
10 46 (14.89%) XML
11 42 (13.59%) LESS
12 36 (11.65%) KnockoutJS
12 36 (11.65%) Ajax
13 34 (11.00%) Backbone.js
14 33 (10.68%) XSLT
15 32 (10.36%) XHTML
16 25 (8.09%) .NET Framework
17 24 (7.77%) WCF
17 24 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (26.54%) User Experience
2 37 (11.97%) Mobile App
3 27 (8.74%) W3C
4 24 (7.77%) Social Media
5 21 (6.80%) Visualisation
6 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.27%) Animation
10 6 (1.94%) Video Editing
11 5 (1.62%) IVR
11 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.97%) Online Games
13 3 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.65%) NHS
14 2 (0.65%) Blog
14 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.39%) Linux
2 15 (4.85%) Windows
3 6 (1.94%) UNIX
4 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.65%) Solaris
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.69%) MVC
3 66 (21.36%) Content Management
4 64 (20.71%) Web Development
5 58 (18.77%) E-Commerce
6 56 (18.12%) OO
6 56 (18.12%) Scrum
7 55 (17.80%) Web Design
8 43 (13.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (11.97%) TDD
9 37 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (11.65%) SEO
11 29 (9.39%) SDLC
12 27 (8.74%) Analytics
13 22 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (6.80%) OOP
15 17 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (5.18%) CRM
16 16 (5.18%) Pay per click
16 16 (5.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (55.66%) JavaScript
2 95 (30.74%) PHP
3 79 (25.57%) C#
4 65 (21.04%) SQL
5 17 (5.50%) Java
6 15 (4.85%) C
6 15 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.21%) PHP5
8 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.62%) VBScript
9 4 (1.29%) Delphi
9 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.97%) Python
10 3 (0.97%) Ruby
10 3 (0.97%) XPath
11 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (10.68%) Degree
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.97%) ISEB
3 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.65%) MCTS
4 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) WCAG
2 2 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (15.86%) Sitecore
2 41 (13.27%) Adobe
3 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.77%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (7.12%) Google
6 19 (6.15%) Oracle
7 15 (4.85%) Stellent
7 15 (4.85%) Zend
7 15 (4.85%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.62%) hybris
8 5 (1.62%) Twitter
9 4 (1.29%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.29%) LexisNexis
9 4 (1.29%) Facebook
10 3 (0.97%) Retek
10 3 (0.97%) Quark
10 3 (0.97%) Alterian
11 2 (0.65%) Endeca
11 2 (0.65%) VMware
11 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago