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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 110 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing CMS 150 184 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 2.62% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.95% 13.01% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 133 166 134
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1255 1414 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.35% 20.12% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1156 1130
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,505 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +10 103 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Cheshire -23 27 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Lancashire 0 9 £21,500 -22.93% 4
Cumbria - 5 £29,000 -
Merseyside -1 4 £34,000 +1.49% 6
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 244 (77.96%) HTML
2 231 (73.80%) CSS
3 206 (65.81%) JavaScript
4 190 (60.70%) jQuery
5 124 (39.62%) PHP
6 121 (38.66%) HTML5
7 105 (33.55%) .NET
8 102 (32.59%) MVC
9 93 (29.71%) C#
10 92 (29.39%) SQL
11 89 (28.43%) WordPress
12 86 (27.48%) SQL Server
13 84 (26.84%) CSS3
14 83 (26.52%) MySQL
14 83 (26.52%) Marketing
15 81 (25.88%) ASP.NET
16 70 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (20.77%) Umbraco
18 62 (19.81%) Web Development
19 61 (19.49%) E-Commerce
19 61 (19.49%) User Experience
20 60 (19.17%) Web Design
21 53 (16.93%) Photoshop
22 49 (15.65%) Git (software)
23 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
24 46 (14.70%) Content Management
25 43 (13.74%) Linux
26 42 (13.42%) OO
26 42 (13.42%) Visual Studio
26 42 (13.42%) Adobe

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 89 (28.43%) WordPress
2 65 (20.77%) Umbraco
3 38 (12.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 26 (8.31%) Drupal
5 23 (7.35%) Joomla!
6 17 (5.43%) IIS
6 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.88%) Sitefinity
8 7 (2.24%) Apache
9 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.92%) Node.js
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.96%) Kentico
11 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.96%) JBoss
12 2 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (16.93%) Photoshop
2 20 (6.39%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (4.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.88%) MS Office
7 2 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (12.46%) Magento
2 9 (2.88%) Tridion
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.60%) Shopify
4 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.15%) Silverpop
2 12 (3.83%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.78%) Internet
2 9 (2.88%) HTTP
3 7 (2.24%) SSH
4 4 (1.28%) SSL
4 4 (1.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.64%) LAN
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) SMTP
6 1 (0.32%) SNMP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (27.48%) SQL Server
2 83 (26.52%) MySQL
3 11 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.42%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.67%) Subversion
4 20 (6.39%) JIRA
5 13 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.83%) NUnit
7 11 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
8 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.88%) Grunt
9 8 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.92%) Flash Builder
11 2 (0.64%) MSTest
12 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 83 (26.52%) Marketing
2 30 (9.58%) Finance
3 20 (6.39%) Advertising
4 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.60%) Law
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 243 (77.64%) Developer
2 73 (23.32%) PHP Developer
3 62 (19.81%) Web Developer
4 39 (12.46%) .NET Developer
5 35 (11.18%) Front-End Developer
6 27 (8.63%) Junior
7 24 (7.67%) Designer
8 23 (7.35%) Junior Developer
8 23 (7.35%) PHP Web Developer
9 19 (6.07%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.75%) Junior PHP Developer
11 17 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.15%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 11 (3.51%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.51%) Architect
15 10 (3.19%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.19%) CMS Developer
16 8 (2.56%) Analyst
16 8 (2.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (77.96%) HTML
2 231 (73.80%) CSS
3 190 (60.70%) jQuery
4 121 (38.66%) HTML5
5 105 (33.55%) .NET
6 84 (26.84%) CSS3
7 81 (25.88%) ASP.NET
8 40 (12.78%) XML
8 40 (12.78%) XHTML
9 38 (12.14%) Ajax
10 36 (11.50%) Web Services
11 35 (11.18%) AngularJS
12 32 (10.22%) .NET Framework
13 25 (7.99%) LESS
14 24 (7.67%) Sass
15 23 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (7.35%) WCF
16 22 (7.03%) CodeIgniter
17 21 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.49%) User Experience
2 35 (11.18%) Social Media
3 30 (9.58%) W3C
4 22 (7.03%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.47%) Graphic Design
6 13 (4.15%) Open Source
7 10 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.24%) Photography
9 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.60%) Animation
11 4 (1.28%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.28%) IVR
11 4 (1.28%) FMCG
11 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.96%) Blog
13 2 (0.64%) RIA
13 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.74%) Linux
2 18 (5.75%) Windows
3 11 (3.51%) Android
4 10 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.59%) MVC
2 70 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.81%) Web Development
4 61 (19.49%) E-Commerce
5 60 (19.17%) Web Design
6 46 (14.70%) Content Management
7 42 (13.42%) OO
8 36 (11.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 33 (10.54%) CRM
9 33 (10.54%) SEO
9 33 (10.54%) Email Marketing
10 31 (9.90%) Scrum
11 30 (9.58%) OOP
12 28 (8.95%) TDD
13 20 (6.39%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (6.39%) BDD
14 18 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.75%) Analytics
15 14 (4.47%) Pay per click
15 14 (4.47%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 206 (65.81%) JavaScript
2 124 (39.62%) PHP
3 93 (29.71%) C#
4 92 (29.39%) SQL
5 22 (7.03%) PHP5
6 12 (3.83%) Java
7 8 (2.56%) VBScript
8 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.28%) Delphi
9 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) XPath
10 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.27%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.42%) Adobe
3 38 (12.14%) Sitecore
4 34 (10.86%) EPiServer
5 32 (10.22%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (8.95%) Zend
7 22 (7.03%) Google
8 17 (5.43%) Twitter
9 16 (5.11%) Eloqua
10 11 (3.51%) Oracle
11 10 (3.19%) Facebook
12 8 (2.56%) SAP
13 6 (1.92%) Ektron
13 6 (1.92%) Stellent
13 6 (1.92%) Apigee
14 4 (1.28%) DevExpress
15 3 (0.96%) hybris
15 3 (0.96%) IBM
16 2 (0.64%) PayPal
17 1 (0.32%) LexisNexis
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