The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 221 214 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 42 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.93% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 21
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +97.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Sitecore
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3353 3017 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.56% 44.45% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2731 2555 2857
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sitecore
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the North West region.

Sitecore Salary Trend in the North West

Sitecore
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sitecore across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Sitecore Salary Histogram in the North West

Sitecore
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 Sitecore within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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 +5 30 £35,000 -28.57% 7
Cheshire -8 12 £32,500 +32.65% 4
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore.

1 78 (84.78%) CSS
2 77 (83.70%) HTML
2 77 (83.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 74 (80.43%) CMS
4 71 (77.17%) .NET
5 68 (73.91%) C#
6 66 (71.74%) JavaScript
7 61 (66.30%) jQuery
8 60 (65.22%) MVC
9 56 (60.87%) Umbraco
10 55 (59.78%) ASP.NET
11 41 (44.57%) WordPress
12 39 (42.39%) Web Services
13 33 (35.87%) SQL
13 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
15 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (28.26%) HTML5
17 24 (26.09%) Scrum
18 23 (25.00%) IIS
18 23 (25.00%) LINQ
18 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
19 22 (23.91%) Windows
20 21 (22.83%) Marketing
20 21 (22.83%) Web Development
21 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
21 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (21.74%) Backbone.js
22 19 (20.65%) PHP
23 17 (18.48%) SharePoint

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (83.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 74 (80.43%) CMS
3 56 (60.87%) Umbraco
4 41 (44.57%) WordPress
5 23 (25.00%) IIS
6 17 (18.48%) SharePoint
7 12 (13.04%) Sitefinity
7 12 (13.04%) Drupal
8 6 (6.52%) concrete5
8 6 (6.52%) Commerce Server
8 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
8 6 (6.52%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (6.52%) Confluence
9 2 (2.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.78%) JIRA
4 9 (9.78%) MSBuild
4 9 (9.78%) Grunt
5 6 (6.52%) Subversion
6 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (3.26%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (22.83%) Marketing
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Advertising
4 4 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (82.61%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 35 (38.04%) Web Developer
4 25 (27.17%) .NET Web Developer
5 24 (26.09%) C# Developer
6 17 (18.48%) Senior Developer
7 15 (16.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
8 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (9.78%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
13 7 (7.61%) Senior .NET Web Developer
14 6 (6.52%) UI Developer
14 6 (6.52%) UI Programmer
15 5 (5.43%) Umbraco Developer
15 5 (5.43%) Analyst
15 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
16 4 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (84.78%) CSS
2 77 (83.70%) HTML
3 71 (77.17%) .NET
4 61 (66.30%) jQuery
5 55 (59.78%) ASP.NET
6 39 (42.39%) Web Services
7 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 26 (28.26%) HTML5
9 23 (25.00%) LINQ
10 20 (21.74%) Backbone.js
11 15 (16.30%) CSS3
12 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
16 7 (7.61%) PhoneGap
17 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (6.52%) Spring
17 6 (6.52%) Spring MVC
18 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) User Experience
2 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.61%) Social Media
3 7 (7.61%) W3C
4 6 (6.52%) FMCG
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Android
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) MVC
2 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) Scrum
4 21 (22.83%) Web Development
5 16 (17.39%) OO
6 15 (16.30%) SEO
7 12 (13.04%) TDD
7 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.96%) Content Management
8 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (9.78%) UML
11 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.61%) Web Design
13 6 (6.52%) Use Case
13 6 (6.52%) Android Development
13 6 (6.52%) iOS Development
13 6 (6.52%) Kanban
13 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) C#
2 66 (71.74%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.87%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) PHP
5 8 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) CBAP
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Google
2 14 (15.22%) EPiServer
3 7 (7.61%) Adobe
4 6 (6.52%) ATG
4 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 5 (5.43%) hybris
6 4 (4.35%) Omniture
7 3 (3.26%) Endeca
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Full Benefits package
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Training on SiteCore
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