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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 218 219 236
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 36 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 17
Average salary £33,750 £49,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.12% +104.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £30,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -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
3293 3034 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.96% 45.29% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2631 2549 3065
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 £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 24 £36,250 -26.02% 7
Cheshire -4 12 £31,500 +28.57% 2
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 73 (87.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 72 (86.75%) CSS
3 71 (85.54%) HTML
4 70 (84.34%) CMS
5 64 (77.11%) .NET
6 60 (72.29%) C#
7 56 (67.47%) MVC
8 54 (65.06%) JavaScript
8 54 (65.06%) jQuery
9 50 (60.24%) Umbraco
10 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET
11 42 (50.60%) WordPress
12 37 (44.58%) SQL
13 35 (42.17%) Web Services
14 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
15 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (28.92%) HTML5
17 21 (25.30%) Marketing
18 20 (24.10%) SharePoint
19 19 (22.89%) IIS
19 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
20 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (21.69%) Web Development
20 18 (21.69%) Windows
20 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 17 (20.48%) Razor View Engine
21 17 (20.48%) Scrum
21 17 (20.48%) LINQ
22 16 (19.28%) Photoshop
22 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 73 (87.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 70 (84.34%) CMS
3 50 (60.24%) Umbraco
4 42 (50.60%) WordPress
5 20 (24.10%) SharePoint
6 19 (22.89%) IIS
7 12 (14.46%) Sitefinity
7 12 (14.46%) Drupal
8 6 (7.23%) Commerce Server
8 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
8 6 (7.23%) Confluence
8 6 (7.23%) concrete5
8 6 (7.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.02%) 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 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.23%) JIRA
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
5 5 (6.02%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.82%) MSBuild
6 4 (4.82%) Grunt
7 3 (3.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (3.61%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (25.30%) Marketing
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (81.93%) Developer
2 32 (38.55%) .NET Developer
3 29 (34.94%) C# Developer
4 28 (33.73%) Web Developer
5 20 (24.10%) .NET Web Developer
6 15 (18.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
8 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (13.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (10.84%) Senior Web Developer
11 8 (9.64%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (9.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (9.64%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (7.23%) UI Developer
12 6 (7.23%) UI Programmer
13 5 (6.02%) Umbraco Developer
13 5 (6.02%) Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
14 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Web Developer
15 3 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) CSS
2 71 (85.54%) HTML
3 64 (77.11%) .NET
4 54 (65.06%) jQuery
5 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET
6 35 (42.17%) Web Services
7 24 (28.92%) HTML5
8 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (20.48%) Razor View Engine
9 17 (20.48%) LINQ
10 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (18.07%) Backbone.js
11 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (15.66%) CSS3
13 12 (14.46%) PhoneGap
14 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
15 6 (7.23%) XSLT
15 6 (7.23%) Spring MVC
15 6 (7.23%) Spring
15 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) User Experience
2 12 (14.46%) W3C
3 11 (13.25%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.64%) Social Media
5 6 (7.23%) FMCG
6 2 (2.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Android
2 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (67.47%) MVC
2 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Web Development
4 17 (20.48%) Scrum
5 13 (15.66%) SEO
5 13 (15.66%) OO
6 11 (13.25%) Content Management
6 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (10.84%) UML
7 9 (10.84%) Web Design
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
8 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.23%) Kanban
9 6 (7.23%) Use Case
9 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.23%) Android Development
9 6 (7.23%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (72.29%) C#
2 54 (65.06%) JavaScript
3 37 (44.58%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) PHP
5 8 (9.64%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) ISEB
2 3 (3.61%) CBAP
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Google
2 8 (9.64%) EPiServer
3 7 (8.43%) Adobe
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 6 (7.23%) ATG
4 6 (7.23%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.61%) Omniture
6 2 (2.41%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Training on SiteCore
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 22 days ago