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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 204 231 241
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 49 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 8 16
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +89.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £31,125
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
3247 3049 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.41% 45.46% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 2553 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 38 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Cheshire - 10 £32,500 - 6
Lancashire -5 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (89.29%) .NET
2 73 (86.90%) CSS
3 72 (85.71%) HTML
4 70 (83.33%) C#
4 70 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 69 (82.14%) ASP.NET
6 68 (80.95%) CMS
7 67 (79.76%) MVC
8 63 (75.00%) JavaScript
9 58 (69.05%) jQuery
10 57 (67.86%) Umbraco
11 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
11 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
13 32 (38.10%) SQL
14 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (35.71%) Web Services
16 27 (32.14%) Scrum
17 26 (30.95%) WordPress
17 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
18 25 (29.76%) PHP
19 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (27.38%) IIS
20 23 (27.38%) LINQ
21 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
21 21 (25.00%) TDD
21 21 (25.00%) Web Development
21 21 (25.00%) HTML5
22 20 (23.81%) Windows

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 68 (80.95%) CMS
3 57 (67.86%) Umbraco
4 26 (30.95%) WordPress
5 23 (27.38%) IIS
6 13 (15.48%) Sitefinity
7 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.76%) Drupal
9 3 (3.57%) Commerce Server
9 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.57%) concrete5
9 3 (3.57%) Confluence
10 2 (2.38%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Tridion
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.24%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (16.67%) JIRA
5 11 (13.10%) TeamCity
5 11 (13.10%) MSBuild
5 11 (13.10%) Grunt
5 11 (13.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (9.52%) Subversion
7 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.57%) NUnit
9 2 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (11.90%) Marketing
2 9 (10.71%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (89.29%) Developer
2 40 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 26 (30.95%) Web Developer
4 24 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 17 (20.24%) .NET Web Developer
5 17 (20.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (19.05%) Senior Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior Web Developer
7 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 6 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (7.14%) CMS Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Junior
13 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (3.57%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (89.29%) .NET
2 73 (86.90%) CSS
3 72 (85.71%) HTML
4 69 (82.14%) ASP.NET
5 58 (69.05%) jQuery
6 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (35.71%) Web Services
8 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (27.38%) LINQ
10 21 (25.00%) HTML5
11 18 (21.43%) Backbone.js
12 14 (16.67%) CSS3
12 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 10 (11.90%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.95%) PhoneGap
15 5 (5.95%) WCF
15 5 (5.95%) XSLT
15 5 (5.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) W3C
1 5 (5.95%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Social Media
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.57%) FMCG
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Android
2 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (79.76%) MVC
2 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.14%) Scrum
4 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.00%) Web Development
5 21 (25.00%) TDD
6 18 (21.43%) OO
7 16 (19.05%) BDD
8 11 (13.10%) SEO
9 9 (10.71%) Content Management
10 6 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.76%) Kanban
12 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (3.57%) Android Development
13 3 (3.57%) iOS Development
13 3 (3.57%) MVVM
13 3 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (83.33%) C#
2 63 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (38.10%) SQL
4 25 (29.76%) PHP
5 6 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) CBAP
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 11 (13.10%) SAP
4 10 (11.90%) Google
5 8 (9.52%) Twitter
6 7 (8.33%) Facebook
7 5 (5.95%) Adobe
8 3 (3.57%) ATG
8 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.57%) IBM
8 3 (3.57%) Endeca
8 3 (3.57%) hybris
9 1 (1.19%) Omniture
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