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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 228 230 239
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 16 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 14
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 13 £45,000 +50.00% 8
Cheshire +1 2 £44,250 -16.90% 1
Merseyside +6 1 - - 3
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 51 (82.26%) C#
3 50 (80.65%) ASP.NET
4 49 (79.03%) CSS
4 49 (79.03%) HTML
4 49 (79.03%) MVC
5 47 (75.81%) CMS
5 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
5 47 (75.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 41 (66.13%) jQuery
7 36 (58.06%) Umbraco
8 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
9 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
12 25 (40.32%) Scrum
12 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (33.87%) SQL
15 20 (32.26%) TDD
16 19 (30.65%) PHP
16 19 (30.65%) HTML5
16 19 (30.65%) Web Development
17 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
18 16 (25.81%) CSS3
18 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
19 13 (20.97%) Web Services
19 13 (20.97%) OO
19 13 (20.97%) BDD
19 13 (20.97%) Degree

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (75.81%) CMS
1 47 (75.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 36 (58.06%) Umbraco
3 12 (19.35%) IIS
4 9 (14.52%) WordPress
4 9 (14.52%) Sitefinity
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Tridion
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
2 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (17.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.90%) NUnit
4 8 (12.90%) MSBuild
4 8 (12.90%) Grunt
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (90.32%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Web Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) CMS Developer
7 7 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Trainee Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Trainee Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Trainee
9 3 (4.84%) SEO Executive
10 2 (3.23%) Graduate Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Product Owner
10 2 (3.23%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 49 (79.03%) CSS
3 49 (79.03%) HTML
4 41 (66.13%) jQuery
5 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (30.65%) HTML5
8 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
9 16 (25.81%) CSS3
10 13 (20.97%) Web Services
11 12 (19.35%) LINQ
12 9 (14.52%) Backbone.js
13 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (12.90%) WCF
14 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (8.06%) JSON
16 4 (6.45%) Ajax
17 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Android
2 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) MVC
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) Scrum
3 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (32.26%) TDD
5 19 (30.65%) Web Development
6 13 (20.97%) OO
6 13 (20.97%) BDD
7 7 (11.29%) Content Management
8 4 (6.45%) Change Control
8 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.84%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) SEO
10 2 (3.23%) OOP
10 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) C#
2 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 19 (30.65%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) SAP
2 11 (17.74%) EPiServer
3 8 (12.90%) Google
3 8 (12.90%) Twitter
4 7 (11.29%) Facebook
5 3 (4.84%) hybris
5 3 (4.84%) Endeca
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) RedDot
6 1 (1.61%) Omniture
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