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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 217 218 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 42 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.58% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +93.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £53,250 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
3361 3107 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.21% 45.09% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2634 3269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 September 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 2 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 +10 27 £35,750 -24.73% 7
Cheshire -5 15 £34,250 +15.12% 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 80 (89.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 77 (86.52%) HTML
2 77 (86.52%) CMS
3 75 (84.27%) CSS
4 62 (69.66%) .NET
5 60 (67.42%) C#
6 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
7 56 (62.92%) jQuery
8 54 (60.67%) MVC
9 48 (53.93%) Umbraco
10 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
11 41 (46.07%) WordPress
12 40 (44.94%) SQL
13 35 (39.33%) Web Services
14 32 (35.96%) HTML5
15 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
16 24 (26.97%) Marketing
17 23 (25.84%) SharePoint
18 21 (23.60%) Photoshop
19 20 (22.47%) Web Development
20 19 (21.35%) Razor View Engine
21 18 (20.22%) CSS3
22 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
22 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 16 (17.98%) IIS
23 16 (17.98%) SEO
23 16 (17.98%) Mobile App
24 15 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
24 15 (16.85%) Scrum
24 15 (16.85%) MySQL

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 80 (89.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 77 (86.52%) CMS
3 48 (53.93%) Umbraco
4 41 (46.07%) WordPress
5 23 (25.84%) SharePoint
6 16 (17.98%) IIS
7 12 (13.48%) Drupal
7 12 (13.48%) Sitefinity
8 6 (6.74%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (6.74%) Confluence
8 6 (6.74%) concrete5
8 6 (6.74%) Commerce Server
8 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.25%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (1.12%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) MySQL
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
1 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.37%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.25%) Grunt
7 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (26.97%) Marketing
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (80.90%) Developer
2 32 (35.96%) C# Developer
3 30 (33.71%) Web Developer
4 29 (32.58%) .NET Developer
5 17 (19.10%) .NET Web Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Senior Developer
7 15 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.99%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (8.99%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.74%) UI Developer
11 6 (6.74%) UI Programmer
12 5 (5.62%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (5.62%) Analyst
12 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
13 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (86.52%) HTML
2 75 (84.27%) CSS
3 62 (69.66%) .NET
4 56 (62.92%) jQuery
5 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
6 35 (39.33%) Web Services
7 32 (35.96%) HTML5
8 19 (21.35%) Razor View Engine
9 18 (20.22%) CSS3
10 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (15.73%) PhoneGap
12 13 (14.61%) Backbone.js
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (14.61%) LINQ
13 9 (10.11%) Flash
14 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
15 7 (7.87%) JSON
16 6 (6.74%) Spring MVC
16 6 (6.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.73%) W3C
3 8 (8.99%) Social Media
4 6 (6.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Android
2 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) MVC
2 20 (22.47%) Web Development
3 16 (17.98%) SEO
4 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 15 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
5 13 (14.61%) OO
5 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.48%) Web Design
7 11 (12.36%) Content Management
8 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.11%) UML
10 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.74%) TDD
11 6 (6.74%) Android Development
11 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.74%) Use Case
11 6 (6.74%) Kanban
12 3 (3.37%) MVVM
12 3 (3.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) C#
2 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
3 40 (44.94%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) PHP
5 8 (8.99%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Scala
6 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) ISEB
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) EPiServer
3 7 (7.87%) Google
3 7 (7.87%) Adobe
4 6 (6.74%) ATG
4 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.74%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) Omniture
6 2 (2.25%) hybris
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
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