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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 130 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2431 2228 2400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.09% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.25% 10.32% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 1944 2160
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%

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
23709 21587 24088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.20% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19317 18323 20612
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 22 September 2014 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 22 September 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
England +8 2288 £40,000 +1.26% 354
London +10 1093 £45,000 -5.26% 132
South East -16 405 £38,750 +0.64% 57
City of London +44 250 £47,500 +5.55% 42
North West -3 187 £35,000 +11.11% 32
South West +5 149 £35,000 +11.11% 24
Berkshire +23 147 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East of England +15 144 £41,500 +37.19% 24
Yorkshire -55 118 £32,500 +5.69% 42
Manchester -22 110 £32,500 +3.17% 17
West Midlands +18 98 £30,000 -1.63% 23
Hampshire +21 87 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +17 82 £36,000 +20.00% 18
West Yorkshire -39 77 £32,500 +8.33% 22
Hertfordshire +15 63 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Scotland +2 63 £36,250 -3.33% 10
Surrey -66 56 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Oxfordshire +12 54 £35,750 +2.14% 8
Bristol -16 47 £36,000 +19.00% 8
Reading +14 45 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Maidenhead +12 44 £42,500 -37.03%
Edinburgh +6 41 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Leeds -51 40 £31,000 +3.33% 16
Birmingham +20 39 £21,500 -29.50% 4
Cheshire +12 37 £32,500 +17.11% 7
Wiltshire +6 35 £38,250 +27.50% 8
Northamptonshire +8 34 £42,500 - 10
Lancashire +17 33 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 33 £30,000 +5.26% 1
South Yorkshire -8 31 £33,500 -16.25% 11

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3049 (60.03%) HTML
2 2837 (55.86%) CSS
3 2657 (52.31%) JavaScript
4 1783 (35.11%) jQuery
5 1759 (34.63%) .NET
6 1493 (29.40%) C#
7 1466 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1364 (26.86%) ASP.NET
9 1360 (26.78%) PHP
10 1350 (26.58%) MVC
11 1261 (24.83%) HTML5
12 1130 (22.25%) SQL Server
13 1129 (22.23%) E-Commerce
14 1120 (22.05%) Marketing
15 1073 (21.13%) Content Management
16 1020 (20.08%) CSS3
17 998 (19.65%) SQL
18 860 (16.93%) MySQL
19 757 (14.90%) Umbraco
20 741 (14.59%) Java
21 726 (14.29%) WordPress
22 720 (14.18%) Microsoft
23 715 (14.08%) SEO
24 714 (14.06%) Web Development
25 677 (13.33%) XML
26 646 (12.72%) Sitecore CMS
26 646 (12.72%) Sitecore
27 637 (12.54%) Drupal
28 628 (12.36%) Web Services
29 623 (12.27%) Ajax

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 757 (14.90%) Umbraco
2 726 (14.29%) WordPress
3 646 (12.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 637 (12.54%) Drupal
5 303 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 296 (5.83%) Apache
7 238 (4.69%) IIS
8 206 (4.06%) Joomla!
9 175 (3.45%) Node.js
10 158 (3.11%) Adobe CQ
10 158 (3.11%) Kentico
11 117 (2.30%) Tomcat
12 91 (1.79%) Sitefinity
13 68 (1.34%) DNN
14 55 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
15 48 (0.95%) EPiServer CMS
16 45 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
17 44 (0.87%) Apache Solr
18 42 (0.83%) TeamSite
19 38 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 601 (11.83%) Photoshop
2 298 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 230 (4.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 153 (3.01%) MS Office
5 76 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 70 (1.38%) Fireworks
7 51 (1.00%) InDesign
8 45 (0.89%) MS Project
9 30 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 28 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 14 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
13 8 (0.16%) FreeHand
14 6 (0.12%) GIMP
15 5 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.079%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
18 2 (0.039%) QuarkXPress
18 2 (0.039%) Acrobat
18 2 (0.039%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 288 (5.67%) Magento
2 179 (3.52%) Google Analytics
3 85 (1.67%) WebTrends
4 36 (0.71%) Tridion
5 27 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (0.47%) osCommerce
7 15 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 11 (0.22%) Visualfiles
9 9 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
10 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.12%) Optimost
11 5 (0.098%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.098%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.079%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.079%) nopCommerce
13 3 (0.059%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.059%) SAP ECC
13 3 (0.059%) SAP ERP
14 2 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (0.93%) SaaS
4 38 (0.75%) GitHub
5 36 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.55%) LucidChart
8 26 (0.51%) Basecamp
9 23 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.30%) IaaS
12 14 (0.28%) MailChimp
13 11 (0.22%) PaaS
14 10 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
15 9 (0.18%) Force.com
16 6 (0.12%) Trello
17 5 (0.098%) CheetahMail
18 4 (0.079%) Office 365
19 3 (0.059%) CloudFront
19 3 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 248 (4.88%) Internet
2 187 (3.68%) Intranet
3 127 (2.50%) HTTP
4 93 (1.83%) DNS
5 85 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 70 (1.38%) Firewall
7 60 (1.18%) Extranet
8 48 (0.95%) Broadband
9 47 (0.93%) DHCP
10 38 (0.75%) SSH
11 31 (0.61%) FTP
11 31 (0.61%) 3G
12 27 (0.53%) WAN
13 25 (0.49%) SMTP
14 24 (0.47%) SSL
15 18 (0.35%) SNMP
16 17 (0.33%) LAN
17 15 (0.30%) VoIP
18 13 (0.26%) NetScaler
18 13 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1130 (22.25%) SQL Server
2 860 (16.93%) MySQL
3 248 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 227 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 86 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 78 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 75 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 75 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 71 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 45 (0.89%) Big Data
14 37 (0.73%) RavenDB
15 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 20 (0.39%) Neo4j
17 18 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
19 15 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 545 (10.73%) Git (software)
2 460 (9.06%) Subversion
3 336 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 181 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 154 (3.03%) JIRA
6 84 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
7 83 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 81 (1.59%) Selenium
9 70 (1.38%) Maven
10 61 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 55 (1.08%) NUnit
12 44 (0.87%) JUnit
12 44 (0.87%) Axure RP
13 42 (0.83%) Eclipse
14 36 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 31 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 31 (0.61%) Grunt
16 30 (0.59%) Hudson
17 29 (0.57%) Cucumber
18 26 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 1120 (22.05%) Marketing
2 530 (10.44%) Finance
3 332 (6.54%) Advertising
4 266 (5.24%) Publishing
5 261 (5.14%) Retail
6 115 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 97 (1.91%) Games
8 82 (1.61%) Law
9 68 (1.34%) Banking
10 67 (1.32%) Back Office
11 60 (1.18%) Legal
12 32 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 29 (0.57%) Automotive
13 29 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.39%) Billing
16 13 (0.26%) Interactive Media
16 13 (0.26%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3044 (59.93%) Developer
2 1075 (21.17%) Web Developer
3 757 (14.90%) .NET Developer
4 526 (10.36%) PHP Developer
5 468 (9.21%) Senior Developer
6 412 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
7 353 (6.95%) Analyst
8 338 (6.65%) C# Developer
9 267 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 257 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 238 (4.69%) Project Manager
12 205 (4.04%) Architect
13 179 (3.52%) Designer
14 177 (3.48%) Business Analyst
15 169 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 167 (3.29%) .NET Web Developer
16 167 (3.29%) Junior
17 152 (2.99%) Java Developer
18 136 (2.68%) Junior Developer
19 124 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3049 (60.03%) HTML
2 2837 (55.86%) CSS
3 1783 (35.11%) jQuery
4 1759 (34.63%) .NET
5 1364 (26.86%) ASP.NET
6 1261 (24.83%) HTML5
7 1020 (20.08%) CSS3
8 677 (13.33%) XML
9 628 (12.36%) Web Services
10 623 (12.27%) Ajax
11 554 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 471 (9.27%) XHTML
13 423 (8.33%) .NET Framework
14 311 (6.12%) LAMP
15 237 (4.67%) SOAP
16 235 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 231 (4.55%) JSON
18 230 (4.53%) WCF
19 228 (4.49%) AngularJS
20 213 (4.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 561 (11.05%) User Experience
2 481 (9.47%) Social Media
3 347 (6.83%) Open Source
4 299 (5.89%) Mobile App
5 237 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 219 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 196 (3.86%) Digital Media
8 157 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 151 (2.97%) W3C
10 83 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 81 (1.59%) Blog
12 68 (1.34%) E-Learning
13 60 (1.18%) Graphic Design
14 51 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 49 (0.96%) Copywriting
16 42 (0.83%) Mathematics
17 41 (0.81%) Animation
18 40 (0.79%) iPhone
19 38 (0.75%) Smartphone
20 37 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 473 (9.31%) Linux
2 371 (7.30%) Windows
3 256 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 246 (4.84%) Android
5 79 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 50 (0.98%) UNIX
9 37 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 31 (0.61%) CentOS
12 28 (0.55%) Solaris
12 28 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.20%) Debian
15 9 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1466 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1350 (26.58%) MVC
3 1129 (22.23%) E-Commerce
4 1073 (21.13%) Content Management
5 715 (14.08%) SEO
6 714 (14.06%) Web Development
7 618 (12.17%) OO
8 505 (9.94%) TDD
9 488 (9.61%) Scrum
10 444 (8.74%) Analytics
11 432 (8.51%) Project Management
12 394 (7.76%) Web Design
13 355 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
14 350 (6.89%) Digital Marketing
15 273 (5.38%) OOP
16 267 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 253 (4.98%) CRM
18 230 (4.53%) Software Engineering
19 211 (4.15%) ITIL
20 205 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2657 (52.31%) JavaScript
2 1493 (29.40%) C#
3 1360 (26.78%) PHP
4 998 (19.65%) SQL
5 741 (14.59%) Java
6 199 (3.92%) PHP5
6 199 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 136 (2.68%) Ruby
8 130 (2.56%) Python
9 128 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 82 (1.61%) Perl
11 71 (1.40%) VB
12 61 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 52 (1.02%) Scala
14 50 (0.98%) ActionScript
15 45 (0.89%) C
16 44 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 37 (0.73%) C++
18 24 (0.47%) XPath
18 24 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 554 (10.91%) Degree
2 55 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.51%) ISEB
5 25 (0.49%) MCP
6 19 (0.37%) PMP
7 15 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.30%) MCSE
7 15 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.14%) HND
11 6 (0.12%) CCNA
11 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.12%) MBA
11 6 (0.12%) MCDST
11 6 (0.12%) IIBA
12 4 (0.079%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (5.30%) QA
2 60 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 54 (1.06%) SLA
4 44 (0.87%) WCAG
5 16 (0.32%) WAI
6 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.039%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.020%) Section 508
8 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.020%) GAAP
8 1 (0.020%) BS15000
System Software
1 72 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.98%) vSphere
4 21 (0.41%) Varnish
5 19 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.26%) UAG
7 13 (0.26%) XenApp
7 13 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (0.098%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.059%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.059%) NFS
11 2 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.039%) Samba
12 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.020%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (0.59%) Nagios
2 29 (0.57%) Puppet
3 19 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.22%) Plesk
6 10 (0.20%) Ansible
6 10 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.18%) Munin
7 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.14%) OpenSSO
8 7 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.12%) logstash
10 5 (0.098%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.098%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.079%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.059%) Nessus
12 3 (0.059%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.039%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 720 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 646 (12.72%) Sitecore
3 550 (10.83%) Adobe
4 355 (6.99%) EPiServer
5 295 (5.81%) Google
6 205 (4.04%) Oracle
7 201 (3.96%) Zend
8 143 (2.82%) Twitter
9 139 (2.74%) Facebook
10 106 (2.09%) VMware
11 81 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 65 (1.28%) SAP
12 65 (1.28%) Ektron
13 64 (1.26%) Cisco
14 60 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 53 (1.04%) hybris
16 44 (0.87%) Alterian
17 43 (0.85%) Avaya
18 42 (0.83%) Open Text
19 39 (0.77%) Omniture
South East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 18k per year + Career Development and Perks
Posted: 8 hours ago