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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 152 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2179 2408 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 2.07% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.83% 9.87% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1956 1874
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%

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
22162 24399 21565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.97% 20.96% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18491 19853 18255
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -15 2067 £42,500 +3.65% 301
London -34 860 £47,500 - 118
South East +9 416 £41,250 +3.12% 62
Yorkshire +90 220 £35,000 +7.69% 29
North West -8 153 £39,000 +11.42% 30
City of London -27 144 £45,000 -5.26% 25
South West -6 135 £42,500 +21.42% 22
Berkshire -4 131 £50,000 +25.78% 11
West Yorkshire +73 130 £34,250 +10.48% 18
West Midlands -10 106 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Leeds +66 96 £35,000 +12.90% 11
East of England -54 88 £40,000 -3.61% 12
Manchester -17 86 £40,000 +20.30% 17
Hampshire +16 78 £38,750 +10.71% 11
Surrey +10 72 £40,000 -15.78% 16
East Midlands 0 71 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 55 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Scotland -6 48 £34,000 -2.85% 13
Cheshire +17 46 £46,250 +32.14% 5
Nottinghamshire +1 45 £30,000 - 5
South Yorkshire +18 43 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Sheffield +29 40 £30,000 -26.82% 3
Hertfordshire -46 39 £45,000 +8.43% 6
Bristol -16 36 £36,750 +2.08% 6
North Yorkshire +19 35 £57,500 +53.33% 7
Maidenhead +11 35 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Milton Keynes +12 33 £40,000 -6.97% 6
Dorset +19 32 £35,000 - 7
Reading -12 32 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh -19 27 £34,000 -2.85% 5

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2379 (58.80%) HTML
2 2179 (53.86%) CSS
3 2105 (52.03%) JavaScript
4 1439 (35.57%) .NET
5 1381 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1369 (33.84%) jQuery
7 1165 (28.79%) MVC
8 1125 (27.81%) C#
9 1089 (26.92%) PHP
10 1082 (26.74%) HTML5
11 961 (23.75%) ASP.NET
12 911 (22.52%) SQL Server
13 870 (21.50%) Marketing
14 826 (20.42%) E-Commerce
15 818 (20.22%) Content Management
16 786 (19.43%) CSS3
17 775 (19.15%) MySQL
18 763 (18.86%) SQL
19 592 (14.63%) WordPress
20 587 (14.51%) Web Development
21 576 (14.24%) User Experience
22 558 (13.79%) Git (software)
23 538 (13.30%) Umbraco
24 504 (12.46%) Sitecore CMS
24 504 (12.46%) Sitecore
25 500 (12.36%) Web Services
26 498 (12.31%) Microsoft
27 485 (11.99%) AngularJS
28 482 (11.91%) Java
29 472 (11.67%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 592 (14.63%) WordPress
2 538 (13.30%) Umbraco
3 504 (12.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 377 (9.32%) Drupal
5 258 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 247 (6.10%) Apache
7 226 (5.59%) Kentico
8 169 (4.18%) Joomla!
9 160 (3.95%) Node.js
10 151 (3.73%) IIS
11 129 (3.19%) DNN
12 104 (2.57%) Sitefinity
12 104 (2.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 92 (2.27%) Tomcat
14 63 (1.56%) Apache Solr
15 62 (1.53%) WebSphere
16 53 (1.31%) nginx
17 50 (1.24%) Immediacy CMS
18 40 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
19 39 (0.96%) Alfresco
Applications
1 343 (8.48%) Photoshop
2 234 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 125 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 116 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 80 (1.98%) MS Office
6 51 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 45 (1.11%) InDesign
8 40 (0.99%) MS Project
9 36 (0.89%) Fireworks
10 34 (0.84%) MS Visio
11 16 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
13 9 (0.22%) RoboHelp
14 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
15 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.15%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.12%) XMetaL
16 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 167 (4.13%) Magento
2 36 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.72%) Tridion
4 17 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.12%) Shopify
9 4 (0.099%) assyst
9 4 (0.099%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.099%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.099%) Agresso
10 3 (0.074%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.049%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.049%) Unica
11 2 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.53%) Google Analytics
2 121 (2.99%) SaaS
3 119 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 102 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.84%) GitHub
7 25 (0.62%) Office 365
8 24 (0.59%) IaaS
9 22 (0.54%) PaaS
10 10 (0.25%) Force.com
11 8 (0.20%) Heroku
12 7 (0.17%) Trello
13 6 (0.15%) MailChimp
14 5 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.099%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.074%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.049%) Firebase
18 1 (0.025%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 177 (4.37%) Internet
2 110 (2.72%) HTTP
3 92 (2.27%) Intranet
4 85 (2.10%) DNS
5 62 (1.53%) SSL
6 47 (1.16%) WAN
7 45 (1.11%) Firewall
8 38 (0.94%) FTP
9 37 (0.91%) CTI
9 37 (0.91%) SSH
10 32 (0.79%) VPN
11 31 (0.77%) TCP/IP
12 27 (0.67%) HTTPS
13 22 (0.54%) VoIP
14 20 (0.49%) LAN
15 18 (0.44%) VLAN
16 17 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.37%) DHCP
17 15 (0.37%) Extranet
18 13 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 775 (19.15%) MySQL
3 184 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 150 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 117 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 86 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 82 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 60 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (1.29%) Big Data
11 48 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
12 45 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 37 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.57%) MS Access
15 23 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (0.54%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
17 16 (0.40%) Hadoop
18 15 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 558 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 257 (6.35%) Subversion
3 166 (4.10%) Visual Studio
4 145 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 106 (2.62%) Grunt
6 101 (2.50%) JIRA
7 90 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 74 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
9 64 (1.58%) Maven
10 60 (1.48%) PHPUnit
11 58 (1.43%) Selenium
12 39 (0.96%) Axure RP
13 36 (0.89%) Bower
14 35 (0.87%) JUnit
15 32 (0.79%) Cucumber
16 31 (0.77%) gulp
17 30 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 30 (0.74%) Jasmine
18 28 (0.69%) Ant
19 27 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 870 (21.50%) Marketing
2 471 (11.64%) Finance
3 267 (6.60%) Retail
4 206 (5.09%) Advertising
5 133 (3.29%) Publishing
6 122 (3.02%) Games
7 116 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 68 (1.68%) Banking
9 65 (1.61%) Law
10 53 (1.31%) Multimedia
11 48 (1.19%) Billing
12 36 (0.89%) Legal
13 27 (0.67%) Back Office
14 23 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.52%) Automotive
16 19 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.44%) Local Government
18 14 (0.35%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.30%) Aerospace
20 9 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2558 (63.22%) Developer
2 813 (20.09%) Web Developer
3 634 (15.67%) .NET Developer
4 455 (11.25%) PHP Developer
5 412 (10.18%) Front-End Developer
6 404 (9.99%) Senior Developer
7 322 (7.96%) C# Developer
8 275 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 222 (5.49%) Analyst
9 222 (5.49%) Architect
10 200 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 167 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 164 (4.05%) Junior
13 154 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 147 (3.63%) Designer
15 138 (3.41%) Java Developer
16 137 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
17 130 (3.21%) Front-End Web Developer
18 125 (3.09%) Junior Developer
19 107 (2.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2379 (58.80%) HTML
2 2179 (53.86%) CSS
3 1439 (35.57%) .NET
4 1369 (33.84%) jQuery
5 1082 (26.74%) HTML5
6 961 (23.75%) ASP.NET
7 786 (19.43%) CSS3
8 500 (12.36%) Web Services
9 485 (11.99%) AngularJS
10 458 (11.32%) XML
11 428 (10.58%) Ajax
12 406 (10.03%) .NET Framework
13 402 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 301 (7.44%) Sass
15 247 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 221 (5.46%) Entity Framework
17 216 (5.34%) REST
18 215 (5.31%) SOAP
19 207 (5.12%) LAMP
20 191 (4.72%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 576 (14.24%) User Experience
2 256 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 250 (6.18%) Social Media
4 222 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (3.86%) W3C
6 118 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 115 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 65 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 61 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 60 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 58 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 56 (1.38%) Online Games
13 49 (1.21%) Graphic Design
14 34 (0.84%) Copywriting
14 34 (0.84%) Blog
15 28 (0.69%) E-Learning
16 26 (0.64%) Animation
17 23 (0.57%) Data Integration
17 23 (0.57%) GIS
17 23 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 322 (7.96%) Linux
2 283 (6.99%) Windows
3 123 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 120 (2.97%) Android
5 62 (1.53%) UNIX
6 61 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (0.96%) CentOS
9 22 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.22%) MVS
13 5 (0.12%) Solaris
14 4 (0.099%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.049%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1381 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (28.79%) MVC
3 826 (20.42%) E-Commerce
4 818 (20.22%) Content Management
5 587 (14.51%) Web Development
6 472 (11.67%) SEO
7 457 (11.30%) Scrum
8 435 (10.75%) TDD
9 423 (10.45%) OO
10 421 (10.41%) Project Management
11 417 (10.31%) CRM
12 347 (8.58%) Analytics
13 330 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 311 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
15 292 (7.22%) OOP
16 286 (7.07%) Web Design
17 231 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
18 221 (5.46%) Open Source
19 195 (4.82%) SDLC
20 160 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2105 (52.03%) JavaScript
2 1125 (27.81%) C#
3 1089 (26.92%) PHP
4 763 (18.86%) SQL
5 482 (11.91%) Java
6 149 (3.68%) Python
7 145 (3.58%) Ruby
8 97 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 91 (2.25%) PHP5
10 73 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 65 (1.61%) C
12 51 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.06%) Perl
14 39 (0.96%) VB
15 38 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 30 (0.74%) Objective-C
16 30 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.72%) Scala
18 24 (0.59%) XPath
18 24 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 431 (10.65%) Degree
2 50 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 34 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 26 (0.64%) PMP
5 26 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (0.30%) HND
9 11 (0.27%) ISEB
9 11 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.25%) MCAD
11 8 (0.20%) CAPM
12 7 (0.17%) CISM
12 7 (0.17%) CISSP
13 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.15%) CCNA
13 6 (0.15%) MCSE
14 5 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (3.11%) QA
2 30 (0.74%) WCAG
3 26 (0.64%) SLA
3 26 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.35%) WAI
4 14 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.12%) Section 508
7 3 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.96%) Varnish
3 34 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.27%) qmail
5 11 (0.27%) Postfix
6 4 (0.099%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.099%) vSphere
7 2 (0.049%) NFS
7 2 (0.049%) Docker
7 2 (0.049%) Samba
7 2 (0.049%) XenApp
8 1 (0.025%) Squid
8 1 (0.025%) Firmware
8 1 (0.025%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (1.09%) Puppet
2 42 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.47%) Salt
4 18 (0.44%) TeamSite
4 18 (0.44%) Plesk
5 16 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 15 (0.37%) cPanel
7 11 (0.27%) systemd
7 11 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 11 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.25%) SCCM
8 10 (0.25%) Ansible
9 8 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.15%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.099%) Hyperic
11 4 (0.099%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.099%) SCOM
11 4 (0.099%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.099%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 504 (12.46%) Sitecore
2 498 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 411 (10.16%) Adobe
4 250 (6.18%) Oracle
5 244 (6.03%) EPiServer
6 225 (5.56%) Google
7 177 (4.37%) Zend
8 97 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 93 (2.30%) hybris
10 72 (1.78%) Facebook
11 71 (1.75%) Twitter
12 57 (1.41%) ATG
13 54 (1.33%) Ektron
14 52 (1.29%) VMware
15 51 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 51 (1.26%) Avaya
16 49 (1.21%) Alterian
17 48 (1.19%) IBM
18 46 (1.14%) Demandware
19 37 (0.91%) SAP
South East
HP
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Channel Isles
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14999 - £15000 Per Annum +Bonus +Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum Attractive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + gym, bonus, 23 days hol
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + gym, bonus, 23 days hol
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CharityJob
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
CharityJob
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CharityJob
Posted: 6 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago