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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 105 98 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs citing CMS 186 172 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.51% 2.51% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% 13.00% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 156 163 124
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,500 £77,500
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
1600 1323 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 19.30% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1155 1315
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -16 108 £32,500 +3.17% 23
Cheshire +14 38 £32,500 +17.11% 7
Lancashire +17 33 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Cumbria +6 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Merseyside -2 1 - - 5
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 271 (74.86%) HTML
2 268 (74.03%) CSS
3 221 (61.05%) JavaScript
4 153 (42.27%) jQuery
5 146 (40.33%) .NET
6 141 (38.95%) C#
7 129 (35.64%) PHP
7 129 (35.64%) MVC
8 128 (35.36%) ASP.NET
9 116 (32.04%) E-Commerce
10 109 (30.11%) SQL Server
11 107 (29.56%) Umbraco
12 103 (28.45%) Marketing
13 100 (27.62%) SQL
14 98 (27.07%) WordPress
15 93 (25.69%) SEO
16 86 (23.76%) MySQL
17 80 (22.10%) CSS3
18 77 (21.27%) HTML5
19 76 (20.99%) XHTML
20 75 (20.72%) Sitecore CMS
20 75 (20.72%) Sitecore
21 63 (17.40%) Web Development
21 63 (17.40%) Magento
22 60 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
23 57 (15.75%) Git (software)
24 53 (14.64%) Retail
24 53 (14.64%) XML
25 50 (13.81%) OO
26 49 (13.54%) Content Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 107 (29.56%) Umbraco
2 98 (27.07%) WordPress
3 75 (20.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 41 (11.33%) SharePoint
5 26 (7.18%) IIS
6 21 (5.80%) Drupal
7 12 (3.31%) Sitefinity
8 11 (3.04%) Apache
9 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.66%) Confluence
10 6 (1.66%) Commerce Server
10 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.66%) concrete5
11 5 (1.38%) Facebook Platform
11 5 (1.38%) Node.js
12 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.55%) Kentico
13 1 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (12.15%) Photoshop
2 25 (6.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.42%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.38%) MS Office
5 3 (0.83%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (17.40%) Magento
2 18 (4.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.97%) Intranet
2 5 (1.38%) Extranet
3 4 (1.10%) 802.11
3 4 (1.10%) Wireless
3 4 (1.10%) SSH
4 3 (0.83%) Internet
4 3 (0.83%) HTTP
4 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 86 (23.76%) MySQL
3 16 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.93%) MS Access
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.67%) Subversion
3 27 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 22 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.49%) Grunt
6 8 (2.21%) JIRA
7 7 (1.93%) Selenium
8 5 (1.38%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.38%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.55%) WatiN
10 2 (0.55%) MSTest
10 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.55%) NUnit
10 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.55%) WATIR
10 2 (0.55%) FrontPage
11 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 103 (28.45%) Marketing
2 53 (14.64%) Retail
3 26 (7.18%) Finance
4 10 (2.76%) Advertising
5 8 (2.21%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (76.80%) Developer
2 111 (30.66%) Web Developer
3 89 (24.59%) PHP Developer
4 70 (19.34%) .NET Developer
5 45 (12.43%) C# Developer
6 44 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 30 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (7.73%) .NET Web Developer
9 27 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (7.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 23 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
12 22 (6.08%) Senior Web Developer
12 22 (6.08%) Junior
13 20 (5.52%) Junior Developer
13 20 (5.52%) E-Commerce Manager
14 19 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (5.25%) WordPress Developer
15 16 (4.42%) Front-End Web Developer
16 15 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (3.59%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (74.86%) HTML
2 268 (74.03%) CSS
3 153 (42.27%) jQuery
4 146 (40.33%) .NET
5 128 (35.36%) ASP.NET
6 80 (22.10%) CSS3
7 77 (21.27%) HTML5
8 76 (20.99%) XHTML
9 53 (14.64%) XML
10 48 (13.26%) Web Services
11 43 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 41 (11.33%) LAMP
13 33 (9.12%) LINQ
14 28 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (7.18%) PhoneGap
16 25 (6.91%) XSLT
17 23 (6.35%) .NET Framework
17 23 (6.35%) JSON
18 22 (6.08%) WCF
19 21 (5.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.26%) Mobile App
2 37 (10.22%) Social Media
3 23 (6.35%) User Experience
4 19 (5.25%) W3C
5 14 (3.87%) FMCG
6 7 (1.93%) Copywriting
7 6 (1.66%) iPhone
8 5 (1.38%) Blog
8 5 (1.38%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.10%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.83%) iPad
10 3 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.55%) Open Source
11 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.55%) NHS
11 2 (0.55%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.28%) Interactive TV
12 1 (0.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.84%) Linux
2 26 (7.18%) Windows
3 21 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.25%) Android
5 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.64%) MVC
2 116 (32.04%) E-Commerce
3 93 (25.69%) SEO
4 63 (17.40%) Web Development
5 60 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (13.81%) OO
7 49 (13.54%) Content Management
8 44 (12.15%) Web Design
9 40 (11.05%) Analytics
10 38 (10.50%) OO PHP
11 32 (8.84%) Online Marketing
12 25 (6.91%) Pay per click
13 21 (5.80%) Web Analytics
14 20 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (5.25%) Email Marketing
15 19 (5.25%) Coaching
16 18 (4.97%) Strategic Planning
16 18 (4.97%) Customer Engagement
16 18 (4.97%) Enterprise Content Management
16 18 (4.97%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 221 (61.05%) JavaScript
2 141 (38.95%) C#
3 129 (35.64%) PHP
4 100 (27.62%) SQL
5 37 (10.22%) PHP5
6 16 (4.42%) Java
7 10 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.38%) VB
9 5 (1.38%) Scala
10 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.55%) VBA
10 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.46%) Degree
2 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.66%) ISEB
4 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.83%) CCNA
4 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) HND
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 75 (20.72%) Sitecore
2 29 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.73%) Google
4 22 (6.08%) Zend
5 20 (5.52%) Adobe
6 19 (5.25%) Twitter
7 15 (4.14%) EPiServer
7 15 (4.14%) Oracle
8 11 (3.04%) Facebook
9 6 (1.66%) Eloqua
9 6 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.66%) IBM
9 6 (1.66%) Sage
9 6 (1.66%) ATG
10 5 (1.38%) Open Text
10 5 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.38%) Primavera
10 5 (1.38%) Cognos
11 3 (0.83%) Intel
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