The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 186 149 120
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -29
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1693 2359 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.16% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.92% 11.91% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1986 2299
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
17063 19799 22918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 18.15% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14465 16524 18526
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 1580 £42,500 +1.19% 231
London -22 681 £50,000 - 96
South East -38 314 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North West -28 130 £32,500 -13.33% 22
West Midlands +16 111 £30,000 -7.69% 20
City of London +12 105 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Yorkshire -58 100 £31,500 -7.35% 14
South West -37 95 £35,000 -17.64% 13
Manchester -10 93 £32,500 -18.75% 12
East of England +15 79 £34,000 -6.20% 18
Berkshire -30 74 £57,000 +19.37% 1
West Yorkshire -33 70 £33,000 -5.71% 9
Scotland +25 66 £38,500 +13.23% 14
Hampshire -26 61 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East Midlands -2 58 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Oxfordshire +26 54 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Leeds -12 50 £33,500 -4.28% 9
Bristol +10 44 £40,000 +5.96% 7
Buckinghamshire -17 41 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Birmingham -9 34 £31,500 -6.66% 6
Glasgow +31 33 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Warwickshire +12 33 £28,000 -13.84%
Surrey -6 33 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Milton Keynes +9 27 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Hertfordshire +3 27 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Nottinghamshire -18 26 £40,000 +44.14%
Edinburgh +11 24 £35,750 +5.14% 10
Essex +10 24 £23,000 -29.23% 3
Oxford +5 24 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Dorset -4 22 £37,500 -10.71% 4

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CMS.

1 1995 (55.31%) HTML
2 1898 (52.62%) JavaScript
3 1840 (51.01%) CSS
4 1342 (37.21%) .NET
5 1337 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
6 1234 (34.21%) Web Development
7 1145 (31.74%) C#
8 1048 (29.05%) Content Management
9 1042 (28.89%) jQuery
10 988 (27.39%) MVC
11 933 (25.87%) ASP.NET
12 857 (23.76%) SQL Server
13 832 (23.07%) HTML5
14 683 (18.94%) PHP
15 675 (18.71%) E-Commerce
16 616 (17.08%) Marketing
17 613 (16.99%) SQL
18 599 (16.61%) Umbraco
19 589 (16.33%) User Experience
20 579 (16.05%) Microsoft
21 578 (16.02%) CSS3
22 556 (15.41%) Front End Development
23 546 (15.14%) Git (software)
24 536 (14.86%) Scrum
25 484 (13.42%) Sitecore CMS
25 484 (13.42%) Sitecore
26 483 (13.39%) Java
27 479 (13.28%) AngularJS
28 476 (13.20%) Finance
29 464 (12.86%) TDD

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 599 (16.61%) Umbraco
2 484 (13.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 447 (12.39%) WordPress
4 298 (8.26%) Drupal
5 190 (5.27%) IIS
6 180 (4.99%) SharePoint
7 126 (3.49%) Kentico
8 105 (2.91%) Apache
9 100 (2.77%) Joomla!
10 82 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 82 (2.27%) Tomcat
11 65 (1.80%) Sitefinity
12 58 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 48 (1.33%) Alfresco
14 43 (1.19%) nginx
15 37 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (1.00%) EPiServer CMS
16 36 (1.00%) Immediacy CMS
17 34 (0.94%) Confluence
17 34 (0.94%) Jadu
Applications
1 286 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 221 (6.13%) Photoshop
3 88 (2.44%) MS Office
4 83 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 63 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 46 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 37 (1.03%) MS Visio
8 32 (0.89%) Fireworks
9 22 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
10 20 (0.55%) MS Project
11 9 (0.25%) GIMP
11 9 (0.25%) InDesign
12 7 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.14%) InVision
14 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.11%) Maya
15 3 (0.083%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.055%) FrameMaker
17 1 (0.028%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 208 (5.77%) Magento
2 102 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
4 25 (0.69%) Shopify
5 23 (0.64%) OpenCart
6 22 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
7 19 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
8 15 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 12 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
11 10 (0.28%) Eloqua
11 10 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.19%) osCommerce
14 4 (0.11%) CubeCart
14 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
15 3 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
15 3 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 3 (0.083%) WebTrends
16 2 (0.055%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 184 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (4.13%) Google Analytics
4 79 (2.19%) SaaS
5 64 (1.77%) GitHub
6 38 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
7 37 (1.03%) Sage Pay
8 33 (0.91%) AdWords
9 29 (0.80%) Basecamp
10 27 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.53%) Office 365
14 17 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 14 (0.39%) Force.com
16 12 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.30%) Route 53
18 10 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
19 9 (0.25%) Google Drive
19 9 (0.25%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 200 (5.54%) Internet
2 142 (3.94%) Intranet
3 67 (1.86%) DNS
4 65 (1.80%) Firewall
5 63 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 54 (1.50%) SSL
7 40 (1.11%) HTTP
8 27 (0.75%) FTP
9 25 (0.69%) VoIP
10 13 (0.36%) Skype
10 13 (0.36%) VPN
11 12 (0.33%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.30%) LDAP
13 8 (0.22%) DAB
13 8 (0.22%) Extranet
13 8 (0.22%) SMTP
14 6 (0.17%) LAN
14 6 (0.17%) MPLS
14 6 (0.17%) SAN
14 6 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 422 (11.70%) MySQL
3 126 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 125 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 112 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 98 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 96 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 94 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 36 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 34 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 29 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (0.78%) Big Data
15 25 (0.69%) Redis
16 24 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 23 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
19 18 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 546 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 337 (9.34%) Visual Studio
3 210 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 201 (5.57%) Subversion
5 158 (4.38%) JIRA
6 133 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 123 (3.41%) Selenium
8 109 (3.02%) Grunt
9 104 (2.88%) gulp
10 89 (2.47%) TeamCity
11 67 (1.86%) Maven
12 50 (1.39%) JMeter
13 44 (1.22%) NUnit
14 43 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
15 42 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (1.14%) Bower
17 36 (1.00%) Mercurial
18 34 (0.94%) SpecFlow
19 33 (0.91%) WebDriver
20 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 616 (17.08%) Marketing
2 476 (13.20%) Finance
3 196 (5.43%) Publishing
4 175 (4.85%) Retail
5 121 (3.35%) Advertising
6 84 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 79 (2.19%) Legal
8 76 (2.11%) Banking
9 70 (1.94%) Games
10 69 (1.91%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.86%) Law
12 40 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (0.94%) Electronics
14 27 (0.75%) Multimedia
15 18 (0.50%) Back Office
16 17 (0.47%) Automotive
17 16 (0.44%) Military
18 13 (0.36%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
19 9 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2108 (58.44%) Developer
2 692 (19.18%) .NET Developer
3 588 (16.30%) Web Developer
4 493 (13.67%) C# Developer
5 422 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 349 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 336 (9.32%) Senior Developer
8 335 (9.29%) PHP Developer
9 302 (8.37%) HTML Developer
10 301 (8.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 255 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 247 (6.85%) HTML CSS Developer
13 232 (6.43%) Analyst
14 225 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 177 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 175 (4.85%) Architect
17 165 (4.57%) CMS Developer
18 158 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
19 153 (4.24%) Project Manager
20 148 (4.10%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1995 (55.31%) HTML
2 1840 (51.01%) CSS
3 1342 (37.21%) .NET
4 1042 (28.89%) jQuery
5 933 (25.87%) ASP.NET
6 832 (23.07%) HTML5
7 578 (16.02%) CSS3
8 479 (13.28%) AngularJS
9 424 (11.75%) Web Services
10 420 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 368 (10.20%) XML
12 305 (8.46%) .NET Framework
13 272 (7.54%) Sass
14 262 (7.26%) Ajax
14 262 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 201 (5.57%) Node.js
16 194 (5.38%) RESTful
17 190 (5.27%) JSON
18 189 (5.24%) Entity Framework
19 176 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 589 (16.33%) User Experience
2 277 (7.68%) Mobile App
3 253 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 123 (3.41%) Social Media
6 93 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 66 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 60 (1.66%) iPad
11 59 (1.64%) W3C
12 54 (1.50%) Blog
13 43 (1.19%) N-Tier
14 32 (0.89%) Data Integration
14 32 (0.89%) iPhone
15 31 (0.86%) Learning Management System
16 30 (0.83%) Graphic Design
16 30 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 27 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 26 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 237 (6.57%) Windows
2 226 (6.27%) Linux
3 122 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 104 (2.88%) Android
5 56 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 39 (1.08%) Unix
7 28 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.36%) CentOS
13 12 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.14%) Solaris
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.083%) HPUX
18 3 (0.083%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1337 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1234 (34.21%) Web Development
3 1048 (29.05%) Content Management
4 988 (27.39%) MVC
5 675 (18.71%) E-Commerce
6 556 (15.41%) Front End Development
7 536 (14.86%) Scrum
8 464 (12.86%) TDD
9 375 (10.40%) Analytics
10 360 (9.98%) OO
11 346 (9.59%) CRM
12 335 (9.29%) SEO
13 266 (7.37%) Project Management
14 240 (6.65%) SDLC
15 231 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
16 222 (6.15%) Web Design
17 212 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
18 196 (5.43%) BDD
19 179 (4.96%) Mentoring
20 177 (4.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1898 (52.62%) JavaScript
2 1145 (31.74%) C#
3 683 (18.94%) PHP
4 613 (16.99%) SQL
5 483 (13.39%) Java
6 128 (3.55%) Python
7 109 (3.02%) T-SQL
8 105 (2.91%) Ruby
9 84 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 71 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 62 (1.72%) XPath
12 60 (1.66%) VB
13 55 (1.52%) Perl
14 48 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 44 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 42 (1.16%) Scala
17 40 (1.11%) C
18 36 (1.00%) C++
18 36 (1.00%) VBScript
19 28 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 375 (10.40%) Degree
2 52 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (1.00%) ISEB
4 26 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.67%) MCSD
6 20 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.28%) RHCE
9 10 (0.28%) RHCSA
9 10 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.25%) HND
10 9 (0.25%) MCSA
10 9 (0.25%) MCT
11 7 (0.19%) APMP
11 7 (0.19%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.19%) MBA
11 7 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (7.40%) QA
2 43 (1.19%) SLA
3 24 (0.67%) WCAG
4 12 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.25%) WAI
6 8 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.083%) SDET
8 1 (0.028%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 39 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 33 (0.91%) Docker
3 29 (0.80%) Varnish
4 20 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.30%) Terminal Server
7 10 (0.28%) NFS
8 4 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.055%) vCloud
9 2 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.028%) Firmware
10 1 (0.028%) Gluster
10 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.028%) Postfix
10 1 (0.028%) qmail
10 1 (0.028%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (1.05%) Puppet
2 26 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.64%) Ansible
4 19 (0.53%) TeamSite
5 14 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
6 13 (0.36%) Nagios
7 11 (0.30%) SCCM
8 9 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.11%) Graphite
9 4 (0.11%) WSUS
9 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.083%) OpenView
10 3 (0.083%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.083%) Salt
10 3 (0.083%) Terraform
11 2 (0.055%) Cacti
11 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.055%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.055%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.028%) SCOM
Vendors
1 579 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 484 (13.42%) Sitecore
3 327 (9.07%) Adobe
4 254 (7.04%) EPiServer
5 235 (6.52%) Google
6 174 (4.82%) Oracle
7 71 (1.97%) IBM
8 61 (1.69%) Zend
9 60 (1.66%) hybris
10 55 (1.52%) Ektron
11 51 (1.41%) ATG
12 50 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 44 (1.22%) Twitter
14 41 (1.14%) VMware
15 40 (1.11%) Facebook
15 40 (1.11%) PayPal
16 37 (1.03%) Alterian
17 32 (0.89%) Apple
18 29 (0.80%) Avaya
19 25 (0.69%) Citrix
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working unlmtd holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Premier Media
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Remote 2 days a week
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Xcede
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: From £37,500 to £42,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago