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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 137 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2339 2429 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 2.21% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.78% 10.55% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 2011 2290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
23908 23019 23791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 20.99% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20234 18973 20732
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 2181 £40,000 - 237
London -17 944 £45,000 -2.70% 97
South East -12 426 £38,400 +2.40% 55
City of London +1 231 £47,500 +5.55% 41
North West +11 204 £35,000 +11.11% 20
South West -19 162 £34,000 +4.61% 27
East of England +1 143 £37,000 +13.84% 11
Yorkshire -19 140 £31,750 +5.83% 7
Manchester +9 138 £35,000 +11.11% 14
Berkshire +2 99 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands +17 98 £35,000 +14.75% 12
Hampshire -6 87 £37,500 +36.36% 21
Scotland +41 84 £35,000 - 6
Surrey -42 83 £41,500 +3.75% 4
West Yorkshire -11 82 £35,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +22 64 £39,250 +8.27% 6
Hertfordshire 0 52 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Edinburgh +16 49 £32,500 -7.14%
Leeds -19 48 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 43 £33,740 +12.46% 3
Bristol -38 43 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 38 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Glasgow +31 37 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Dorset +7 36 £30,000 +9.09% 18
Oxfordshire -17 36 £35,000 - 7
Cheshire -2 32 £45,000 +11.10% 5
Cambridge -3 32 £39,000 +30.00% 2
Warwickshire +19 31 £41,250 +30.95% 3
North Yorkshire +16 31 £25,000 -12.28%
East Sussex -5 31 £40,000 +12.67% 2

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2896 (60.79%) HTML
2 2717 (57.03%) CSS
3 2528 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 1735 (36.42%) jQuery
5 1714 (35.98%) .NET
6 1413 (29.66%) C#
7 1352 (28.38%) ASP.NET
8 1351 (28.36%) MVC
9 1340 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1303 (27.35%) PHP
11 1250 (26.24%) HTML5
12 1086 (22.80%) E-Commerce
13 1038 (21.79%) Marketing
14 1030 (21.62%) SQL Server
15 1025 (21.52%) CSS3
16 941 (19.75%) SQL
17 925 (19.42%) MySQL
18 840 (17.63%) Content Management
19 803 (16.86%) Umbraco
20 796 (16.71%) WordPress
21 739 (15.51%) Web Development
22 729 (15.30%) Microsoft
23 662 (13.90%) Git (software)
24 645 (13.54%) SEO
25 639 (13.41%) Sitecore CMS
25 639 (13.41%) Sitecore
26 608 (12.76%) Java
27 607 (12.74%) Drupal
28 602 (12.64%) OO
29 573 (12.03%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 803 (16.86%) Umbraco
2 796 (16.71%) WordPress
3 639 (13.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 607 (12.74%) Drupal
5 270 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 258 (5.42%) Apache
7 205 (4.30%) Joomla!
8 197 (4.14%) IIS
9 143 (3.00%) Kentico
10 123 (2.58%) Tomcat
11 98 (2.06%) Node.js
12 97 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
13 89 (1.87%) Sitefinity
14 62 (1.30%) Liferay
15 59 (1.24%) Apache Solr
16 54 (1.13%) nginx
17 53 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
18 46 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
19 44 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
19 44 (0.92%) concrete5
Applications
1 519 (10.89%) Photoshop
2 286 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 212 (4.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 160 (3.36%) MS Office
5 141 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 62 (1.30%) Fireworks
7 47 (0.99%) InDesign
8 45 (0.94%) MS Project
8 45 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 37 (0.78%) MS Visio
10 26 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
12 11 (0.23%) FreeHand
13 9 (0.19%) GIMP
14 4 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.042%) QuarkXPress
16 2 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.042%) Maya
16 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 266 (5.58%) Magento
2 118 (2.48%) Google Analytics
3 49 (1.03%) Tridion
4 31 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (0.61%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 9 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 5 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.10%) Shopify
9 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.084%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.063%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.063%) SAP ECC
11 3 (0.063%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.063%) Enfinity
11 3 (0.063%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.063%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.042%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.05%) GitHub
3 46 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (0.88%) SaaS
5 36 (0.76%) Basecamp
6 20 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.29%) LucidChart
8 14 (0.29%) MailChimp
9 13 (0.27%) Trello
10 11 (0.23%) Office 365
10 11 (0.23%) IaaS
10 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
11 7 (0.15%) Force.com
12 5 (0.10%) CheetahMail
13 4 (0.084%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.084%) PaaS
14 3 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 207 (4.35%) Internet
2 151 (3.17%) Intranet
3 84 (1.76%) HTTP
4 78 (1.64%) DNS
5 73 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 55 (1.15%) Broadband
7 54 (1.13%) WAN
8 40 (0.84%) Firewall
9 37 (0.78%) LAN
10 36 (0.76%) Extranet
11 33 (0.69%) SSL
12 29 (0.61%) DHCP
13 27 (0.57%) 3G
14 23 (0.48%) SSH
15 20 (0.42%) FTP
16 18 (0.38%) SMTP
17 15 (0.31%) VoIP
18 13 (0.27%) SNMP
18 13 (0.27%) Unified Communications
19 12 (0.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1030 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 925 (19.42%) MySQL
3 215 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 151 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 81 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 76 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 76 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 51 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (0.86%) Big Data
12 38 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (0.71%) RavenDB
14 31 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (0.59%) Oracle Database
16 25 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 19 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 662 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 436 (9.15%) Subversion
3 276 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 176 (3.69%) JIRA
5 171 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 114 (2.39%) Maven
7 111 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 105 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
9 72 (1.51%) Selenium
10 65 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 58 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 50 (1.05%) NetBeans
14 44 (0.92%) NUnit
15 42 (0.88%) Grunt
16 41 (0.86%) Axure RP
17 38 (0.80%) JUnit
18 32 (0.67%) WebDriver
19 30 (0.63%) MSBuild
19 30 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1038 (21.79%) Marketing
2 507 (10.64%) Finance
3 352 (7.39%) Advertising
4 246 (5.16%) Publishing
5 221 (4.64%) Retail
6 145 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 91 (1.91%) Banking
8 86 (1.81%) Law
9 76 (1.60%) Games
10 55 (1.15%) Legal
11 43 (0.90%) Back Office
12 30 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (0.61%) Automotive
13 29 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 28 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.55%) Billing
16 25 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 25 (0.52%) French Language
17 24 (0.50%) Electronics
18 18 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2919 (61.27%) Developer
2 1012 (21.24%) Web Developer
3 668 (14.02%) .NET Developer
4 506 (10.62%) PHP Developer
5 497 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 446 (9.36%) Front-End Developer
7 298 (6.26%) C# Developer
8 271 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 267 (5.60%) Analyst
10 249 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 217 (4.55%) Architect
12 202 (4.24%) Junior
13 196 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 190 (3.99%) Project Manager
15 172 (3.61%) Junior Developer
16 171 (3.59%) Designer
17 140 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
18 138 (2.90%) Java Developer
19 130 (2.73%) Business Analyst
20 126 (2.64%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2896 (60.79%) HTML
2 2717 (57.03%) CSS
3 1735 (36.42%) jQuery
4 1714 (35.98%) .NET
5 1352 (28.38%) ASP.NET
6 1250 (26.24%) HTML5
7 1025 (21.52%) CSS3
8 561 (11.78%) XML
9 537 (11.27%) Ajax
10 514 (10.79%) Web Services
11 484 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 371 (7.79%) .NET Framework
13 326 (6.84%) XHTML
14 298 (6.26%) LAMP
15 267 (5.60%) AngularJS
16 257 (5.39%) Sass
17 239 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 231 (4.85%) SOAP
19 219 (4.60%) JSON
20 211 (4.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 573 (12.03%) User Experience
2 373 (7.83%) Social Media
3 339 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 271 (5.69%) Open Source
5 211 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 188 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 169 (3.55%) W3C
8 143 (3.00%) Digital Media
9 142 (2.98%) Management Information System
10 80 (1.68%) Graphic Design
11 68 (1.43%) Blog
12 56 (1.18%) iPhone
13 54 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 54 (1.13%) E-Learning
14 51 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 48 (1.01%) Animation
15 48 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
16 44 (0.92%) Photography
17 41 (0.86%) New Media
18 39 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 451 (9.47%) Linux
2 367 (7.70%) Windows
3 164 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 157 (3.30%) Android
5 82 (1.72%) UNIX
6 81 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 40 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 38 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.57%) Solaris
12 25 (0.52%) CentOS
13 14 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.25%) Debian
15 12 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.13%) MVS
16 6 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (28.36%) MVC
2 1340 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1086 (22.80%) E-Commerce
4 840 (17.63%) Content Management
5 739 (15.51%) Web Development
6 645 (13.54%) SEO
7 602 (12.64%) OO
8 437 (9.17%) Scrum
9 431 (9.05%) TDD
10 413 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 407 (8.54%) Project Management
12 403 (8.46%) Web Design
13 334 (7.01%) OOP
14 319 (6.70%) Analytics
15 290 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
16 263 (5.52%) CRM
17 237 (4.97%) Mentoring
18 232 (4.87%) Software Engineering
19 212 (4.45%) SOA
20 199 (4.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2528 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 1413 (29.66%) C#
3 1303 (27.35%) PHP
4 941 (19.75%) SQL
5 608 (12.76%) Java
6 214 (4.49%) PHP5
7 157 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 121 (2.54%) Python
8 121 (2.54%) Ruby
9 98 (2.06%) VB.NET
10 81 (1.70%) Perl
11 78 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 47 (0.99%) C++
13 43 (0.90%) C
14 42 (0.88%) ActionScript
15 38 (0.80%) VB
16 31 (0.65%) Scala
17 27 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 25 (0.52%) Bash Shell
19 23 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 481 (10.10%) Degree
2 48 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (0.78%) ISEB
4 34 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 20 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.42%) MCP
7 15 (0.31%) MCSE
8 14 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.23%) PMP
10 7 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.15%) CCNA
10 7 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.13%) SAP Certification
11 6 (0.13%) MCDST
12 5 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.10%) Avaya Certification
13 4 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.084%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.084%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (4.83%) QA
2 54 (1.13%) SLA
3 46 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 30 (0.63%) WCAG
5 16 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.31%) WAI
7 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.042%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.021%) GAAP
9 1 (0.021%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.021%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 52 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.80%) vSphere
4 37 (0.78%) Varnish
5 22 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.21%) XenApp
6 10 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 10 (0.21%) UAG
7 5 (0.10%) Cygwin
7 5 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.063%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.063%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.042%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.042%) Corosync
10 2 (0.042%) KVM
10 2 (0.042%) Firmware
10 2 (0.042%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (0.69%) Nagios
2 27 (0.57%) Puppet
3 22 (0.46%) cPanel
4 16 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.25%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.17%) Plesk
8 7 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.15%) logstash
9 6 (0.13%) Webmin
9 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.10%) Opsview
10 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.084%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.063%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.063%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.042%) Control-M
13 2 (0.042%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 729 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 639 (13.41%) Sitecore
3 434 (9.11%) Adobe
4 376 (7.89%) EPiServer
5 218 (4.58%) Zend
6 200 (4.20%) Google
7 194 (4.07%) Oracle
8 188 (3.95%) Facebook
9 169 (3.55%) Twitter
10 103 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 89 (1.87%) VMware
12 59 (1.24%) SAP
12 59 (1.24%) hybris
13 58 (1.22%) IBM
13 58 (1.22%) Avaya
14 57 (1.20%) Cisco
15 50 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 48 (1.01%) Open Text
16 48 (1.01%) Ektron
17 33 (0.69%) Eloqua
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Drum
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + pension, life asurance, other bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + games room, fun environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago