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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 211 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 42 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 8
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 £27,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £25,300
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
3302 3234 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.19% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2753 3348
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +14 27 £35,250 -25.78% 1
Cheshire -4 14 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 - 4
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (90.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 72 (86.75%) CMS
3 71 (85.54%) HTML
4 69 (83.13%) CSS
5 56 (67.47%) .NET
6 54 (65.06%) C#
7 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
8 51 (61.45%) jQuery
9 48 (57.83%) MVC
10 42 (50.60%) Umbraco
11 39 (46.99%) WordPress
11 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
12 38 (45.78%) SQL
13 31 (37.35%) HTML5
14 30 (36.14%) Web Services
15 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
16 24 (28.92%) Marketing
17 22 (26.51%) SharePoint
18 20 (24.10%) Photoshop
18 20 (24.10%) Web Development
19 18 (21.69%) CSS3
20 17 (20.48%) Razor View Engine
21 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
21 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
22 15 (18.07%) Mobile Application Development
22 15 (18.07%) SEO
23 14 (16.87%) Scrum
24 13 (15.66%) PhoneGap
24 13 (15.66%) MySQL

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 75 (90.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 72 (86.75%) CMS
3 42 (50.60%) Umbraco
4 39 (46.99%) WordPress
5 22 (26.51%) SharePoint
6 13 (15.66%) IIS
7 12 (14.46%) Drupal
8 11 (13.25%) Sitefinity
9 6 (7.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (7.23%) Confluence
9 6 (7.23%) concrete5
9 6 (7.23%) Commerce Server
9 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.23%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) Subversion
5 4 (4.82%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (3.61%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.20%) Grunt
8 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (28.92%) Marketing
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (79.52%) Developer
2 29 (34.94%) C# Developer
3 26 (31.33%) Web Developer
4 25 (30.12%) .NET Developer
5 14 (16.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
6 13 (15.66%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (8.43%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (7.23%) UI Developer
11 6 (7.23%) UI Programmer
12 5 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (6.02%) Analyst
12 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
13 4 (4.82%) Umbraco Developer
14 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
14 3 (3.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (85.54%) HTML
2 69 (83.13%) CSS
3 56 (67.47%) .NET
4 51 (61.45%) jQuery
5 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
6 31 (37.35%) HTML5
7 30 (36.14%) Web Services
8 18 (21.69%) CSS3
9 17 (20.48%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (15.66%) PhoneGap
12 12 (14.46%) Backbone.js
13 9 (10.84%) LINQ
13 9 (10.84%) Flash
13 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
15 7 (8.43%) JSON
16 6 (7.23%) Spring MVC
16 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
2 13 (15.66%) W3C
3 8 (9.64%) Social Media
4 6 (7.23%) FMCG
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Android
2 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) MVC
2 20 (24.10%) Web Development
3 15 (18.07%) Mobile Application Development
3 15 (18.07%) SEO
4 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 13 (15.66%) OO
5 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.46%) Web Design
7 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.05%) Content Management
8 9 (10.84%) UML
9 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Android Development
10 6 (7.23%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.23%) Use Case
10 6 (7.23%) Kanban
10 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.02%) TDD
12 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.06%) C#
2 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
3 38 (45.78%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) PHP
5 8 (9.64%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) ISEB
2 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) EPiServer
3 7 (8.43%) Google
4 6 (7.23%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.23%) Adobe
4 6 (7.23%) ATG
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
5 3 (3.61%) Omniture
6 2 (2.41%) hybris
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
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