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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 162 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2013 2792 2372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 2.47% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 11.76% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 2322 2135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
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
22276 23745 22562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.04% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18574 19373 19055
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 £68,750 £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 30 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 30 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 -40 1925 £40,000 - 382
London -62 833 £50,000 +5.26% 146
South East -28 449 £40,000 +6.66% 72
City of London -42 186 £50,000 +11.11% 47
Yorkshire +8 134 £29,500 -9.23% 31
Berkshire -10 134 £47,500 +18.75% 21
East of England +1 132 £31,750 -15.33% 18
South West -46 120 £35,000 +7.69% 19
North West -31 109 £32,500 -1.51% 47
West Midlands -10 87 £34,000 +0.74% 19
West Yorkshire -8 85 £32,000 -1.53% 24
Surrey -30 77 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Manchester -28 76 £33,500 +3.07% 24
Hertfordshire -13 48 £47,500 +26.66% 9
East Midlands -26 48 £37,500 +11.94% 20
Leeds -28 47 £32,500 - 16
Buckinghamshire +22 46 £41,250 +10.00% 11
East Sussex +19 46 £39,274 +8.34% 9
Brighton +12 42 £39,274 +4.73% 6
Bristol -38 42 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -67 42 £33,750 -3.57% 9
Milton Keynes +32 38 £41,250 +10.00% 7
Maidenhead +18 36 £60,000 +62.16% 1
Oxfordshire -12 36 £35,000 - 4
Dorset -1 35 £32,500 +18.18% 5
West Sussex -4 33 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Warwickshire +4 32 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Scotland -3 32 £35,000 - 19
Reading -30 32 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Suffolk +23 31 £27,500 -8.33% 2

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2745 (63.90%) HTML
2 2534 (58.99%) CSS
3 2443 (56.87%) JavaScript
4 1668 (38.83%) jQuery
5 1575 (36.66%) .NET
6 1284 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1267 (29.49%) MVC
8 1255 (29.21%) C#
9 1243 (28.93%) PHP
10 1202 (27.98%) HTML5
11 1152 (26.82%) ASP.NET
12 952 (22.16%) Marketing
13 937 (21.81%) SQL Server
14 928 (21.60%) CSS3
15 924 (21.51%) MySQL
16 904 (21.04%) E-Commerce
17 887 (20.65%) SQL
18 812 (18.90%) Web Development
19 748 (17.41%) WordPress
20 712 (16.57%) Content Management
21 694 (16.15%) Umbraco
22 660 (15.36%) Git (software)
23 626 (14.57%) Microsoft
24 610 (14.20%) User Experience
25 564 (13.13%) Sitecore CMS
25 564 (13.13%) Sitecore
26 561 (13.06%) OO
27 549 (12.78%) Drupal
28 511 (11.89%) SEO
29 501 (11.66%) Finance

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 748 (17.41%) WordPress
2 694 (16.15%) Umbraco
3 564 (13.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 549 (12.78%) Drupal
5 240 (5.59%) Joomla!
6 239 (5.56%) Apache
7 217 (5.05%) IIS
8 212 (4.93%) Kentico
9 205 (4.77%) SharePoint
10 116 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
11 113 (2.63%) Tomcat
12 105 (2.44%) Node.js
13 94 (2.19%) Sitefinity
14 84 (1.96%) concrete5
15 74 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
16 60 (1.40%) Apache Solr
17 53 (1.23%) Liferay
18 52 (1.21%) nginx
19 48 (1.12%) DNN
20 42 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 473 (11.01%) Photoshop
2 298 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 189 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 180 (4.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 103 (2.40%) MS Office
6 73 (1.70%) InDesign
7 72 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 52 (1.21%) MS Visio
9 43 (1.00%) Fireworks
10 40 (0.93%) MS Project
11 17 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.23%) InfoPath
13 9 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
15 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
16 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.12%) FreeHand
17 5 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
18 3 (0.070%) Maya
18 3 (0.070%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 299 (6.96%) Magento
2 128 (2.98%) Google Analytics
3 31 (0.72%) Tridion
4 29 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.23%) assyst
6 10 (0.23%) Shopify
7 8 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
8 4 (0.093%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.070%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.070%) Enfinity
10 2 (0.047%) CubeCart
10 2 (0.047%) Line 100
11 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.023%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.023%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 138 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.14%) SaaS
3 47 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (0.81%) GitHub
5 28 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.37%) Basecamp
8 14 (0.33%) Office 365
9 12 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.21%) MailChimp
11 6 (0.14%) Trello
12 5 (0.12%) IaaS
12 5 (0.12%) Force.com
13 4 (0.093%) LucidChart
14 2 (0.047%) Yammer
15 1 (0.023%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 1 (0.023%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.023%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.023%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 200 (4.66%) Internet
2 87 (2.03%) Intranet
3 79 (1.84%) HTTP
4 75 (1.75%) DNS
5 56 (1.30%) SSL
6 50 (1.16%) WAN
7 42 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 36 (0.84%) LAN
9 33 (0.77%) Firewall
10 27 (0.63%) VoIP
11 21 (0.49%) Broadband
12 18 (0.42%) PBX
12 18 (0.42%) FTP
12 18 (0.42%) Unified Communications
13 16 (0.37%) SSH
14 15 (0.35%) SAN
15 14 (0.33%) NAS
16 11 (0.26%) DHCP
16 11 (0.26%) LDAP
17 10 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 937 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 924 (21.51%) MySQL
3 213 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 124 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 109 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 98 (2.28%) RDBMS
7 92 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 61 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
11 50 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 37 (0.86%) Big Data
14 34 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 28 (0.65%) Hadoop
17 26 (0.61%) Oracle Database
18 24 (0.56%) Couchbase
18 24 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (0.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 660 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 357 (8.31%) Subversion
3 237 (5.52%) Visual Studio
4 158 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 150 (3.49%) JIRA
6 115 (2.68%) Dreamweaver
6 115 (2.68%) Maven
7 95 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 91 (2.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 67 (1.56%) JUnit
10 57 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 51 (1.19%) NUnit
12 43 (1.00%) NetBeans
13 42 (0.98%) Selenium
14 40 (0.93%) TeamCity
15 38 (0.88%) Grunt
16 32 (0.74%) Axure RP
17 28 (0.65%) Moq
18 25 (0.58%) SpecFlow
19 24 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 952 (22.16%) Marketing
2 501 (11.66%) Finance
3 345 (8.03%) Advertising
4 204 (4.75%) Retail
5 165 (3.84%) Publishing
6 133 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 89 (2.07%) Games
8 74 (1.72%) Banking
9 45 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 40 (0.93%) Law
11 36 (0.84%) Legal
11 36 (0.84%) Back Office
12 31 (0.72%) Automotive
13 30 (0.70%) French Language
14 23 (0.54%) Billing
15 19 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.37%) Local Government
18 14 (0.33%) German Language
18 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2776 (64.62%) Developer
2 869 (20.23%) Web Developer
3 609 (14.18%) .NET Developer
4 470 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 469 (10.92%) Front-End Developer
6 465 (10.82%) Senior Developer
7 297 (6.91%) C# Developer
8 259 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 232 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 228 (5.31%) Analyst
11 206 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 191 (4.45%) Architect
13 172 (4.00%) Project Manager
14 163 (3.79%) Junior
15 150 (3.49%) Java Developer
16 148 (3.45%) Designer
17 137 (3.19%) Junior Developer
18 127 (2.96%) Front-End Web Developer
19 121 (2.82%) Business Analyst
20 110 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2745 (63.90%) HTML
2 2534 (58.99%) CSS
3 1668 (38.83%) jQuery
4 1575 (36.66%) .NET
5 1202 (27.98%) HTML5
6 1152 (26.82%) ASP.NET
7 928 (21.60%) CSS3
8 482 (11.22%) Ajax
9 468 (10.89%) XML
10 449 (10.45%) Web Services
11 445 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 345 (8.03%) AngularJS
13 328 (7.64%) .NET Framework
14 293 (6.82%) Sass
15 248 (5.77%) LAMP
16 226 (5.26%) REST
17 220 (5.12%) XHTML
18 215 (5.00%) JSON
19 209 (4.86%) WCF
20 205 (4.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 610 (14.20%) User Experience
2 349 (8.12%) Mobile App
3 246 (5.73%) Social Media
4 221 (5.14%) Open Source
5 182 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 182 (4.24%) W3C
6 144 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 103 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 98 (2.28%) Graphic Design
9 86 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 70 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 59 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 46 (1.07%) E-Learning
13 43 (1.00%) Statistics
14 42 (0.98%) Copywriting
14 42 (0.98%) Data Integration
15 37 (0.86%) iPhone
15 37 (0.86%) Blog
15 37 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 35 (0.81%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 391 (9.10%) Linux
2 317 (7.38%) Windows
3 167 (3.89%) Android
4 153 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.12%) UNIX
6 37 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.63%) CentOS
9 26 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.42%) Solaris
12 18 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1284 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1267 (29.49%) MVC
3 904 (21.04%) E-Commerce
4 812 (18.90%) Web Development
5 712 (16.57%) Content Management
6 561 (13.06%) OO
7 511 (11.89%) SEO
8 482 (11.22%) Scrum
9 470 (10.94%) TDD
10 405 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 371 (8.64%) Web Design
12 356 (8.29%) Project Management
13 338 (7.87%) OOP
14 304 (7.08%) CRM
15 288 (6.70%) Analytics
16 260 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
17 228 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
18 219 (5.10%) Software Engineering
19 191 (4.45%) BDD
20 179 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2443 (56.87%) JavaScript
2 1255 (29.21%) C#
3 1243 (28.93%) PHP
4 887 (20.65%) SQL
5 497 (11.57%) Java
6 176 (4.10%) PHP5
7 138 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 110 (2.56%) Ruby
9 88 (2.05%) Python
10 73 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 45 (1.05%) C
12 41 (0.95%) Perl
13 38 (0.88%) Scala
14 33 (0.77%) C++
15 30 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 30 (0.70%) VB
15 30 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.56%) ActionScript
17 22 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 22 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 429 (9.99%) Degree
2 53 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (0.84%) ISEB
4 34 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 25 (0.58%) MCP
6 24 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (0.49%) MCSE
9 15 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.28%) SAP Certification
11 11 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.21%) CCNA
13 8 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.16%) PMP
15 6 (0.14%) Avaya Certification
16 5 (0.12%) MCITP
16 5 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 4 (0.093%) IIBA
17 4 (0.093%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.31%) QA
2 38 (0.88%) SLA
3 30 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.56%) WCAG
6 18 (0.42%) WAI
7 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.14%) Section 508
9 4 (0.093%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.047%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.81%) Varnish
3 30 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.33%) vSphere
6 8 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.093%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.070%) KVM
10 2 (0.047%) Corosync
10 2 (0.047%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.047%) Firmware
11 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (0.81%) Puppet
2 33 (0.77%) Vagrant
3 22 (0.51%) Nagios
4 18 (0.42%) Plesk
5 17 (0.40%) Capistrano
6 16 (0.37%) cPanel
7 15 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.19%) Webmin
9 5 (0.12%) Salt
9 5 (0.12%) Opsview
10 4 (0.093%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.070%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.070%) Netcool
11 3 (0.070%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.047%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.047%) Control-M
12 2 (0.047%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.047%) OMEGAMON
12 2 (0.047%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 626 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 564 (13.13%) Sitecore
3 426 (9.92%) Adobe
4 288 (6.70%) EPiServer
5 240 (5.59%) Zend
6 232 (5.40%) Oracle
7 199 (4.63%) Google
8 178 (4.14%) Facebook
9 130 (3.03%) Twitter
10 100 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 82 (1.91%) hybris
12 67 (1.56%) IBM
13 65 (1.51%) Avaya
14 61 (1.42%) VMware
15 55 (1.28%) Ektron
16 45 (1.05%) SAP
17 42 (0.98%) Endeca
17 42 (0.98%) Demandware
18 41 (0.95%) Cisco
19 39 (0.91%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bens,flexi,share option
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Ass, Health, 25 days
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago