The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 176 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -9
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1869 2725 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 2.30% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.44% 10.85% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 2285 2246
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22134 25123 22860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.25% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18429 21010 19399
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS within the UK.

CMS Salary Trend in the UK

CMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

CMS Salary Histogram in the UK

CMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -40 1763 £41,000 +2.50% 353
London -58 771 £50,000 +5.26% 141
South East -13 388 £40,000 - 50
North West +2 158 £35,000 +2.94% 38
City of London -39 141 £47,500 +5.55% 41
Yorkshire +11 131 £29,650 -5.87% 24
East of England -38 110 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Berkshire +21 109 £43,000 +7.50% 6
Manchester +24 99 £38,000 +16.92% 23
West Yorkshire +33 96 £32,000 - 20
West Midlands +4 85 £32,500 +1.56% 25
South West -71 76 £37,500 +19.04% 19
Surrey -17 75 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Leeds +32 72 £27,750 -19.56% 9
Hampshire -27 63 £32,500 -4.41% 6
Scotland -15 49 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Oxfordshire +22 39 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands -54 39 £33,045 -7.56% 13
Edinburgh +18 35 £33,000 -5.71% 4
East Sussex +34 34 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Brighton +24 32 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Reading -3 32 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 28 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Hertfordshire -50 28 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Cheshire -20 27 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Bristol -30 27 £35,000 - 8
South Yorkshire -3 25 £29,650 -8.76% 1
Sheffield -3 25 £29,650 -8.76% 1
Milton Keynes -6 22 £36,250 -15.69% 2
Maidenhead +15 21 £55,000 +80.32%

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CMS 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 CMS.

1 2428 (61.52%) HTML
2 2205 (55.87%) CSS
3 2157 (54.65%) JavaScript
4 1472 (37.29%) jQuery
5 1412 (35.77%) .NET
6 1261 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
7 1152 (29.19%) MVC
8 1128 (28.58%) C#
9 1111 (28.15%) PHP
10 1041 (26.37%) HTML5
11 991 (25.11%) ASP.NET
12 889 (22.52%) Marketing
13 871 (22.07%) SQL Server
14 813 (20.60%) MySQL
15 806 (20.42%) E-Commerce
16 782 (19.81%) SQL
17 760 (19.26%) Web Development
18 753 (19.08%) CSS3
19 742 (18.80%) Content Management
20 603 (15.28%) WordPress
21 580 (14.69%) Git (software)
22 578 (14.64%) User Experience
23 555 (14.06%) Umbraco
24 554 (14.04%) Microsoft
25 510 (12.92%) Finance
26 498 (12.62%) Sitecore CMS
26 498 (12.62%) Sitecore
27 470 (11.91%) OO
28 469 (11.88%) Java
29 467 (11.83%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 603 (15.28%) WordPress
2 555 (14.06%) Umbraco
3 498 (12.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 443 (11.22%) Drupal
5 236 (5.98%) Apache
6 231 (5.85%) Kentico
7 210 (5.32%) Joomla!
8 200 (5.07%) SharePoint
9 195 (4.94%) IIS
10 109 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 103 (2.61%) Sitefinity
12 99 (2.51%) Node.js
13 98 (2.48%) Tomcat
14 85 (2.15%) DNN
15 79 (2.00%) concrete5
16 57 (1.44%) Apache Solr
17 55 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
18 54 (1.37%) Alfresco
19 51 (1.29%) Immediacy CMS
20 45 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 415 (10.51%) Photoshop
2 282 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 153 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 145 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 94 (2.38%) MS Office
6 88 (2.23%) InDesign
7 62 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 58 (1.47%) MS Visio
9 40 (1.01%) MS Project
10 27 (0.68%) Fireworks
11 19 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
12 16 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
13 12 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
13 12 (0.30%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
15 6 (0.15%) RoboHelp
16 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.10%) Maya
17 4 (0.10%) 3ds Max
17 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 250 (6.33%) Magento
2 30 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 28 (0.71%) Tridion
4 20 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 11 (0.28%) assyst
7 10 (0.25%) Shopify
7 10 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.076%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.076%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.076%) Unica
9 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.076%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.051%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.051%) Exstream
10 2 (0.051%) CubeCart
11 1 (0.025%) BigMachines
11 1 (0.025%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 123 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (3.07%) Google Analytics
3 110 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 88 (2.23%) SaaS
5 46 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.68%) GitHub
7 17 (0.43%) Office 365
8 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.20%) Silverpop
10 8 (0.20%) MailChimp
11 7 (0.18%) Force.com
12 3 (0.076%) Lucidchart
12 3 (0.076%) IaaS
12 3 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.076%) Heroku
12 3 (0.076%) PaaS
13 2 (0.051%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.051%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 185 (4.69%) Internet
2 91 (2.31%) DNS
3 87 (2.20%) Intranet
4 71 (1.80%) HTTP
5 62 (1.57%) SSL
6 46 (1.17%) Firewall
7 37 (0.94%) WAN
8 33 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 28 (0.71%) CTI
10 25 (0.63%) VoIP
11 23 (0.58%) SSH
12 21 (0.53%) LAN
13 20 (0.51%) FTP
13 20 (0.51%) VPN
14 18 (0.46%) DHCP
14 18 (0.46%) Unified Communications
15 17 (0.43%) PBX
16 15 (0.38%) SAN
17 14 (0.35%) NAS
17 14 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 813 (20.60%) MySQL
3 169 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 136 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 109 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 102 (2.58%) MongoDB
7 76 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 69 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 54 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.09%) Big Data
13 42 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 35 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
15 26 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.58%) Couchbase
17 19 (0.48%) MS Access
18 18 (0.46%) DB2
18 18 (0.46%) Hadoop
19 15 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 580 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 247 (6.26%) Subversion
3 227 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 132 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 116 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
6 109 (2.76%) JIRA
7 100 (2.53%) Maven
8 81 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 65 (1.65%) JUnit
10 64 (1.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 56 (1.42%) Selenium
12 52 (1.32%) Grunt
13 41 (1.04%) NUnit
14 38 (0.96%) PHPUnit
15 35 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 33 (0.84%) Ant
17 31 (0.79%) Axure RP
17 31 (0.79%) Eclipse
18 27 (0.68%) SpecFlow
19 26 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 889 (22.52%) Marketing
2 510 (12.92%) Finance
3 259 (6.56%) Advertising
4 209 (5.30%) Retail
5 133 (3.37%) Publishing
6 116 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 95 (2.41%) Games
8 61 (1.55%) Multimedia
9 56 (1.42%) Banking
10 35 (0.89%) Billing
10 35 (0.89%) Law
11 31 (0.79%) Legal
12 30 (0.76%) Back Office
13 25 (0.63%) Automotive
14 24 (0.61%) Local Government
15 20 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.51%) French Language
16 17 (0.43%) Online Betting
17 15 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2503 (63.42%) Developer
2 761 (19.28%) Web Developer
3 566 (14.34%) .NET Developer
4 422 (10.69%) Front-End Developer
5 418 (10.59%) PHP Developer
6 409 (10.36%) Senior Developer
7 279 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 242 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 229 (5.80%) Analyst
10 185 (4.69%) Architect
11 180 (4.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 179 (4.54%) Project Manager
13 174 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 155 (3.93%) Java Developer
15 154 (3.90%) Junior
16 130 (3.29%) Designer
17 124 (3.14%) Business Analyst
18 120 (3.04%) Front-End Web Developer
19 117 (2.96%) Junior Developer
20 109 (2.76%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2428 (61.52%) HTML
2 2205 (55.87%) CSS
3 1472 (37.29%) jQuery
4 1412 (35.77%) .NET
5 1041 (26.37%) HTML5
6 991 (25.11%) ASP.NET
7 753 (19.08%) CSS3
8 448 (11.35%) Web Services
9 435 (11.02%) Ajax
10 425 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 384 (9.73%) AngularJS
12 377 (9.55%) XML
13 336 (8.51%) .NET Framework
14 282 (7.14%) Sass
15 217 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 211 (5.35%) LAMP
17 206 (5.22%) REST
18 199 (5.04%) XHTML
19 195 (4.94%) WCF
20 192 (4.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 578 (14.64%) User Experience
2 280 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 239 (6.06%) Social Media
4 188 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 170 (4.31%) W3C
6 124 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 104 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 80 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 77 (1.95%) Graphic Design
10 65 (1.65%) Digital Media
11 45 (1.14%) E-Learning
12 41 (1.04%) Statistics
13 39 (0.99%) Copywriting
14 35 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
15 33 (0.84%) Blog
16 32 (0.81%) Mathematics
16 32 (0.81%) Data Centre
17 28 (0.71%) Data Integration
17 28 (0.71%) Online Games
18 26 (0.66%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 348 (8.82%) Linux
2 278 (7.04%) Windows
3 136 (3.45%) Android
4 121 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 71 (1.80%) UNIX
6 39 (0.99%) CentOS
7 24 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.076%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.076%) Solaris
15 2 (0.051%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1261 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1152 (29.19%) MVC
3 806 (20.42%) E-Commerce
4 760 (19.26%) Web Development
5 742 (18.80%) Content Management
6 470 (11.91%) OO
7 467 (11.83%) SEO
8 457 (11.58%) Scrum
9 448 (11.35%) TDD
10 356 (9.02%) Project Management
11 325 (8.23%) CRM
11 325 (8.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 317 (8.03%) Analytics
13 299 (7.58%) Web Design
14 285 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
15 261 (6.61%) OOP
16 217 (5.50%) Open Source
17 213 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
18 175 (4.43%) BDD
19 173 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2157 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 1128 (28.58%) C#
3 1111 (28.15%) PHP
4 782 (19.81%) SQL
5 469 (11.88%) Java
6 117 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 113 (2.86%) Ruby
8 101 (2.56%) PHP5
9 95 (2.41%) Python
10 63 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 48 (1.22%) C
12 37 (0.94%) VB
13 33 (0.84%) Scala
14 29 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 28 (0.71%) Perl
16 25 (0.63%) VBA
17 22 (0.56%) C++
17 22 (0.56%) XPath
18 20 (0.51%) ActionScript
18 20 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (11.07%) Degree
2 55 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
4 43 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 28 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.56%) MCP
6 22 (0.56%) ISEB
7 21 (0.53%) MCSE
8 18 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.30%) SAP Certification
10 11 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.28%) PMP
11 10 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.23%) HND
12 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.23%) CCNA
13 7 (0.18%) MCAD
14 5 (0.13%) MCITP
14 5 (0.13%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.78%) QA
2 36 (0.91%) WCAG
3 34 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.56%) SLA
5 21 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.35%) WAI
7 8 (0.20%) Section 508
8 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.76%) Varnish
3 28 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.23%) vSphere
6 6 (0.15%) qmail
6 6 (0.15%) Postfix
6 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.025%) KVM
8 1 (0.025%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (0.94%) Puppet
2 31 (0.79%) Vagrant
3 28 (0.71%) TeamSite
4 22 (0.56%) Plesk
4 22 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.43%) cPanel
5 17 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (0.30%) Salt
7 6 (0.15%) Nagios
7 6 (0.15%) Webmin
7 6 (0.15%) systemd
7 6 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.13%) Hyperic
9 4 (0.10%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.076%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.051%) Netcool
11 2 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.051%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 554 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 498 (12.62%) Sitecore
3 423 (10.72%) Adobe
4 251 (6.36%) Oracle
5 212 (5.37%) Zend
6 207 (5.24%) EPiServer
7 198 (5.02%) Google
8 131 (3.32%) Facebook
9 91 (2.31%) Twitter
10 89 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 87 (2.20%) hybris
12 60 (1.52%) Ektron
12 60 (1.52%) Avaya
13 53 (1.34%) IBM
14 51 (1.29%) Red Hat
15 50 (1.27%) VMware
16 39 (0.99%) Alterian
16 39 (0.99%) FatWire
17 38 (0.96%) Endeca
18 37 (0.94%) Demandware
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum, Benefits To be discussed
Posted: 2 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
112 Tech
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Design Image
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago