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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 215 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 41 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.27% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 18
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2994 3315 3089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.71% 44.59% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2391 2573 2623
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 33 £41,250 +15.38% 8
Merseyside - 5 £30,500 - 1
Cheshire -16 2 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 50 (76.92%) CMS
1 50 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 48 (73.85%) .NET
3 44 (67.69%) C#
3 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
4 43 (66.15%) HTML
4 43 (66.15%) ASP.NET
5 42 (64.62%) CSS
6 41 (63.08%) Umbraco
7 37 (56.92%) MVC
8 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
10 24 (36.92%) Scrum
11 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
12 17 (26.15%) Web Services
13 16 (24.62%) IIS
14 15 (23.08%) Content Management
14 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
15 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (21.54%) jQuery
15 14 (21.54%) SharePoint
15 14 (21.54%) Tridion
15 14 (21.54%) Sitefinity
16 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 13 (20.00%) Web Development
17 12 (18.46%) HTML5
18 11 (16.92%) TDD
18 11 (16.92%) EPiServer
18 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 50 (76.92%) CMS
1 50 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 41 (63.08%) Umbraco
3 16 (24.62%) IIS
4 14 (21.54%) SharePoint
4 14 (21.54%) Sitefinity
5 8 (12.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Kentico
6 6 (9.23%) WordPress
7 3 (4.62%) Alfresco
7 3 (4.62%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (3.08%) JBoss
8 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.08%) Drupal
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Tridion
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.69%) NUnit
5 4 (6.15%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.62%) Grunt
6 3 (4.62%) MSTest
7 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) VisualSVN
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.23%) Web Developer
4 17 (26.15%) C# Developer
5 12 (18.46%) C# Web Developer
6 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
7 10 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (13.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (12.31%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Account Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Digital Account Manager
11 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
11 4 (6.15%) CMS Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Digital Project Manager
12 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (4.62%) Mid-Level C# Developer
12 3 (4.62%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) .NET
2 43 (66.15%) ASP.NET
2 43 (66.15%) HTML
3 42 (64.62%) CSS
4 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (26.15%) Web Services
6 14 (21.54%) jQuery
7 12 (18.46%) HTML5
8 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.77%) CSS3
10 6 (9.23%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (9.23%) WCF
10 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.69%) REST
11 5 (7.69%) JSON
12 4 (6.15%) Ajax
12 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
12 4 (6.15%) XML
12 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) MVC
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Scrum
4 15 (23.08%) Content Management
5 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.00%) Web Development
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.38%) OOP
9 8 (12.31%) Web Design
10 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) BDD
10 5 (7.69%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) Mobile Development
11 4 (6.15%) Project Management
12 3 (4.62%) Workflow
12 3 (4.62%) SDLC
12 3 (4.62%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) C#
1 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
3 4 (6.15%) C
4 3 (4.62%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) XPath
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Adobe
2 11 (16.92%) EPiServer
3 3 (4.62%) Alterian
3 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) hybris
4 2 (3.08%) Apigee
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) webMethods
5 1 (1.54%) RedDot
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