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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 151 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2078 2570 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 2.41% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.36% 11.48% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2134 2076
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
22191 22382 22394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 20.95% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18608 18192 19068
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 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
England -27 1982 £40,000 - 364
London -37 860 £50,000 +4.71% 107
South East -41 431 £40,000 +6.66% 73
City of London -10 202 £48,500 -0.51% 35
South West -10 156 £33,500 +3.07% 28
Yorkshire +2 138 £27,250 -16.15% 35
East of England +5 120 £35,000 -2.77% 24
North West -43 117 £32,500 - 49
Berkshire -15 111 £50,000 +25.00% 29
Manchester -35 90 £32,250 -7.85% 25
West Yorkshire -19 87 £32,000 -1.53% 29
West Midlands -7 80 £33,250 +6.40% 23
Surrey -28 72 £40,000 - 12
East Midlands +22 67 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Dorset +23 60 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Bournemouth +15 56 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 54 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hertfordshire 0 51 £50,000 +36.05% 5
Bristol -37 45 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Hampshire -72 45 £35,750 +2.14% 8
Leeds -43 41 £32,500 - 16
East Sussex -2 40 £39,274 -0.91% 4
Milton Keynes +26 39 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Scotland -13 36 £35,000 - 25
Oxfordshire -21 36 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Maidenhead +20 35 £60,000 +62.16% 1
Brighton +4 35 £39,274 -1.81% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 34 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Sussex -7 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North Yorkshire +40 32 £25,000 -28.57% 1

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2919 (64.47%) HTML
2 2689 (59.39%) CSS
3 2549 (56.29%) JavaScript
4 1769 (39.07%) jQuery
5 1653 (36.51%) .NET
6 1360 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1347 (29.75%) MVC
8 1330 (29.37%) C#
9 1296 (28.62%) PHP
10 1257 (27.76%) HTML5
11 1244 (27.47%) ASP.NET
12 1015 (22.42%) E-Commerce
13 1006 (22.22%) CSS3
14 997 (22.02%) Marketing
15 974 (21.51%) SQL Server
16 972 (21.47%) MySQL
17 939 (20.74%) SQL
18 800 (17.67%) Web Development
19 798 (17.62%) WordPress
20 739 (16.32%) Umbraco
21 716 (15.81%) Content Management
22 705 (15.57%) Git (software)
23 667 (14.73%) Microsoft
24 641 (14.16%) User Experience
25 617 (13.63%) OO
26 580 (12.81%) Sitecore CMS
26 580 (12.81%) Sitecore
27 574 (12.68%) Drupal
28 543 (11.99%) SEO
29 524 (11.57%) Java

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 798 (17.62%) WordPress
2 739 (16.32%) Umbraco
3 580 (12.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 574 (12.68%) Drupal
5 248 (5.48%) Apache
6 227 (5.01%) Joomla!
7 215 (4.75%) IIS
7 215 (4.75%) SharePoint
8 192 (4.24%) Kentico
9 114 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 113 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
11 105 (2.32%) Node.js
12 90 (1.99%) Sitefinity
13 86 (1.90%) concrete5
14 71 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
15 65 (1.44%) Apache Solr
16 56 (1.24%) nginx
16 56 (1.24%) Liferay
17 43 (0.95%) EPiServer CMS
18 41 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 522 (11.53%) Photoshop
2 285 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 216 (4.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 165 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 122 (2.69%) MS Office
6 80 (1.77%) InDesign
7 62 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 54 (1.19%) Fireworks
9 46 (1.02%) MS Visio
10 45 (0.99%) MS Project
11 17 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
12 16 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.18%) FreeHand
15 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
16 5 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
18 3 (0.066%) Maya
18 3 (0.066%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 300 (6.63%) Magento
2 111 (2.45%) Google Analytics
3 37 (0.82%) Tridion
4 26 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 10 (0.22%) Shopify
8 8 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
9 7 (0.15%) assyst
10 4 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.088%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.066%) Bond Adapt
11 3 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.066%) Enfinity
12 2 (0.044%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.044%) CubeCart
12 2 (0.044%) Line 100
13 1 (0.022%) Exstream
13 1 (0.022%) Visualfiles
13 1 (0.022%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 146 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.15%) GitHub
4 32 (0.71%) SaaS
5 29 (0.64%) Basecamp
6 26 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 22 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.33%) Office 365
10 13 (0.29%) MailChimp
11 12 (0.27%) Trello
12 5 (0.11%) LucidChart
12 5 (0.11%) IaaS
13 3 (0.066%) Force.com
14 2 (0.044%) Yammer
15 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.022%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.022%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 199 (4.39%) Internet
2 104 (2.30%) Intranet
3 76 (1.68%) HTTP
4 65 (1.44%) DNS
5 53 (1.17%) WAN
6 45 (0.99%) SSL
7 42 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 34 (0.75%) LAN
9 33 (0.73%) Broadband
10 30 (0.66%) Firewall
11 22 (0.49%) PBX
12 17 (0.38%) VoIP
13 14 (0.31%) DHCP
13 14 (0.31%) Extranet
13 14 (0.31%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.29%) SAN
15 11 (0.24%) NAS
16 9 (0.20%) SSH
16 9 (0.20%) FTP
17 8 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 974 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 972 (21.47%) MySQL
3 239 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 120 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 110 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 94 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 66 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
10 45 (0.99%) Big Data
11 43 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 35 (0.77%) RavenDB
14 33 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (0.53%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.53%) Couchbase
15 24 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 22 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 705 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 409 (9.03%) Subversion
3 248 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 182 (4.02%) JIRA
5 165 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 121 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
7 116 (2.56%) Maven
8 95 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 91 (2.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 66 (1.46%) Eclipse
11 64 (1.41%) NUnit
12 63 (1.39%) JUnit
13 52 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 50 (1.10%) NetBeans
15 47 (1.04%) Selenium
16 39 (0.86%) Grunt
16 39 (0.86%) Axure RP
17 34 (0.75%) PhpStorm
18 33 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
19 31 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 997 (22.02%) Marketing
2 505 (11.15%) Finance
3 347 (7.66%) Advertising
4 206 (4.55%) Retail
5 191 (4.22%) Publishing
6 136 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 90 (1.99%) Games
8 68 (1.50%) Banking
9 47 (1.04%) Back Office
10 46 (1.02%) Law
11 42 (0.93%) Legal
12 35 (0.77%) French Language
13 30 (0.66%) Automotive
14 28 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 25 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.53%) Billing
17 20 (0.44%) Manufacturing
18 19 (0.42%) German Language
19 17 (0.38%) Electronics
20 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2927 (64.64%) Developer
2 960 (21.20%) Web Developer
3 634 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 525 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 513 (11.33%) PHP Developer
6 490 (10.82%) Front-End Developer
7 298 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 257 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 256 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 230 (5.08%) Analyst
11 215 (4.75%) Architect
12 206 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 192 (4.24%) Junior
14 178 (3.93%) Project Manager
15 173 (3.82%) Designer
16 158 (3.49%) Junior Developer
17 148 (3.27%) Front-End Web Developer
18 146 (3.22%) Java Developer
19 122 (2.69%) Senior Web Developer
20 120 (2.65%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2919 (64.47%) HTML
2 2689 (59.39%) CSS
3 1769 (39.07%) jQuery
4 1653 (36.51%) .NET
5 1257 (27.76%) HTML5
6 1244 (27.47%) ASP.NET
7 1006 (22.22%) CSS3
8 514 (11.35%) Ajax
9 508 (11.22%) XML
10 504 (11.13%) Web Services
11 484 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 353 (7.80%) .NET Framework
13 347 (7.66%) AngularJS
14 306 (6.76%) Sass
15 272 (6.01%) LAMP
16 259 (5.72%) XHTML
17 245 (5.41%) JSON
18 232 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 227 (5.01%) REST
20 222 (4.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 641 (14.16%) User Experience
2 370 (8.17%) Mobile App
3 296 (6.54%) Social Media
4 249 (5.50%) Open Source
5 189 (4.17%) W3C
6 172 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (3.62%) Computer Science
8 108 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 105 (2.32%) Graphic Design
10 98 (2.16%) Digital Media
11 62 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 51 (1.13%) Blog
14 50 (1.10%) iPhone
15 49 (1.08%) E-Learning
16 48 (1.06%) Data Integration
17 45 (0.99%) Animation
18 44 (0.97%) N-Tier
19 41 (0.91%) Statistics
20 39 (0.86%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 398 (8.79%) Linux
2 341 (7.53%) Windows
3 181 (4.00%) Android
4 168 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 92 (2.03%) UNIX
6 41 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 31 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 31 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (0.51%) CentOS
8 23 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.44%) Solaris
9 20 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 14 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1360 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1347 (29.75%) MVC
3 1015 (22.42%) E-Commerce
4 800 (17.67%) Web Development
5 716 (15.81%) Content Management
6 617 (13.63%) OO
7 543 (11.99%) SEO
8 494 (10.91%) Scrum
9 481 (10.62%) TDD
10 420 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 391 (8.64%) Web Design
12 374 (8.26%) Project Management
13 350 (7.73%) OOP
14 294 (6.49%) CRM
14 294 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
15 285 (6.29%) Analytics
16 244 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
17 222 (4.90%) Software Engineering
18 213 (4.70%) OO PHP
19 202 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2549 (56.29%) JavaScript
2 1330 (29.37%) C#
3 1296 (28.62%) PHP
4 939 (20.74%) SQL
5 524 (11.57%) Java
6 203 (4.48%) PHP5
7 148 (3.27%) T-SQL
8 123 (2.72%) Ruby
9 97 (2.14%) Python
10 77 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 52 (1.15%) Perl
12 46 (1.02%) C
13 42 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 35 (0.77%) ActionScript
15 34 (0.75%) C++
16 32 (0.71%) Scala
16 32 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 30 (0.66%) VB
18 22 (0.49%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 433 (9.56%) Degree
2 60 (1.33%) VCP4
3 54 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (0.84%) ISEB
5 29 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 26 (0.57%) MCP
7 23 (0.51%) MCSE
7 23 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.24%) SAP Certification
12 8 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.18%) CCNA
13 7 (0.15%) PMP
14 5 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 5 (0.11%) IIBA
15 4 (0.088%) CCSA
15 4 (0.088%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.11%) QA
2 36 (0.80%) SLA
3 32 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.44%) WCAG
6 15 (0.33%) WAI
7 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.066%) Section 508
8 3 (0.066%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.044%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.77%) Varnish
3 31 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.33%) vSphere
6 8 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.088%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.066%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.066%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.044%) Firmware
10 2 (0.044%) Corosync
10 2 (0.044%) KVM
11 1 (0.022%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (0.68%) Puppet
2 30 (0.66%) Vagrant
3 24 (0.53%) Nagios
4 15 (0.33%) cPanel
5 14 (0.31%) Plesk
6 13 (0.29%) Capistrano
6 13 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.18%) Webmin
8 7 (0.15%) logstash
9 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.11%) Opsview
11 4 (0.088%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.066%) Netcool
12 3 (0.066%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.066%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.066%) Salt
13 2 (0.044%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.044%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.044%) Control-M
Vendors
1 667 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 580 (12.81%) Sitecore
3 445 (9.83%) Adobe
4 304 (6.71%) EPiServer
5 255 (5.63%) Zend
6 238 (5.26%) Oracle
7 202 (4.46%) Facebook
8 185 (4.09%) Google
9 152 (3.36%) Twitter
10 110 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
11 75 (1.66%) hybris
12 71 (1.57%) IBM
13 63 (1.39%) VMware
14 57 (1.26%) Avaya
15 52 (1.15%) SAP
15 52 (1.15%) Ektron
16 47 (1.04%) Demandware
17 45 (0.99%) Cisco
18 40 (0.88%) Endeca
19 39 (0.86%) HP
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: + Flexi Cash allowance + Bonus + Healthcare + Insurance + More
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Bonobo
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum
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