The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 132 128 122
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2485 2347 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.16% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.13% 10.68% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2036 2066 2280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24540 21978 23983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.10% 20.19% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20303 18563 20604
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 2348 £41,500 +3.75% 382
London -12 1122 £50,000 +5.26% 152
South East +3 435 £40,000 +6.66% 67
City of London -42 213 £50,000 +5.26% 40
East of England +28 189 £40,000 +31.14% 22
North West -19 165 £35,000 - 42
Berkshire +46 121 £35,000 -17.64% 14
West Midlands +35 117 £31,500 +5.00% 23
South West -2 112 £33,500 +10.74% 31
Yorkshire -38 112 £31,000 +6.89% 26
Manchester -23 110 £34,500 -1.42% 22
Surrey -25 98 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Hampshire +12 89 £35,000 +10.23% 18
Hertfordshire +26 86 £40,750 -9.44% 9
East Midlands +15 85 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Scotland +26 63 £35,000 -10.82% 12
West Yorkshire -31 62 £31,000 +3.33% 17
Oxfordshire +15 50 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 45 £33,500 -12.98% 4
Birmingham +13 40 £25,500 -16.39% 5
Leeds -46 40 £31,000 +3.33% 14
Cambridgeshire +13 34 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Reading +12 34 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Watford +14 33 £34,000 -38.18%
Bedfordshire +13 33 £47,500 +79.24% 3
Northamptonshire +16 32 £37,500 +108.33% 2
Warwickshire +33 31 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Oxford +26 31 £42,500 +28.78% 4
Edinburgh +7 31 £35,000 -4.76% 9
Cambridge +11 30 £35,500 +10.93% 4

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3269 (60.20%) HTML
2 3015 (55.52%) CSS
3 2877 (52.98%) JavaScript
4 1899 (34.97%) .NET
5 1891 (34.83%) jQuery
6 1553 (28.60%) C#
7 1520 (27.99%) PHP
8 1421 (26.17%) MVC
9 1358 (25.01%) HTML5
10 1349 (24.84%) ASP.NET
11 1264 (23.28%) SQL Server
12 1178 (21.69%) Content Management
13 1152 (21.22%) E-Commerce
14 1090 (20.07%) CSS3
15 1089 (20.06%) Marketing
16 1056 (19.45%) SQL
17 1021 (18.80%) MySQL
18 819 (15.08%) Web Development
19 818 (15.06%) XML
20 791 (14.57%) Java
21 756 (13.92%) WordPress
22 754 (13.89%) Microsoft
23 753 (13.87%) Umbraco
24 749 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
25 735 (13.54%) Ajax
26 733 (13.50%) SEO
27 695 (12.80%) Drupal
28 665 (12.25%) OO
29 636 (11.71%) Web Services
30 628 (11.57%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 756 (13.92%) WordPress
2 753 (13.87%) Umbraco
3 695 (12.80%) Drupal
4 628 (11.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 328 (6.04%) Apache
6 322 (5.93%) SharePoint
7 304 (5.60%) IIS
8 259 (4.77%) Joomla!
9 197 (3.63%) Node.js
10 186 (3.43%) Adobe CQ
11 159 (2.93%) Kentico
12 134 (2.47%) Tomcat
13 89 (1.64%) Sitefinity
14 87 (1.60%) DNN
15 61 (1.12%) Alfresco
16 55 (1.01%) Apache Solr
17 54 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
18 53 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
19 47 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
20 44 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 598 (11.01%) Photoshop
2 342 (6.30%) MS Excel
3 233 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 150 (2.76%) MS Office
5 80 (1.47%) Fireworks
6 75 (1.38%) MS Visio
7 48 (0.88%) MS Project
8 40 (0.74%) InDesign
9 30 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
10 25 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
12 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.055%) GIMP
15 3 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.037%) QuarkXPress
16 2 (0.037%) FreeHand
16 2 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 349 (6.43%) Magento
2 236 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 92 (1.69%) WebTrends
4 39 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.50%) Tridion
6 24 (0.44%) osCommerce
7 22 (0.41%) Visualfiles
8 17 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
10 10 (0.18%) Fredhopper
11 9 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (0.15%) Misys Opics
12 8 (0.15%) nopCommerce
13 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (0.11%) Optimost
15 4 (0.074%) SAP Retail
15 4 (0.074%) SAP R/3
16 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
17 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 86 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (1.18%) SaaS
3 49 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 47 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.63%) GitHub
7 25 (0.46%) LucidChart
8 22 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.33%) Basecamp
10 13 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (0.22%) IaaS
12 8 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
12 8 (0.15%) PaaS
13 7 (0.13%) MailChimp
14 5 (0.092%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.074%) Force.com
15 4 (0.074%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.074%) Office 365
16 3 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
17 1 (0.018%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 257 (4.73%) Internet
2 181 (3.33%) Intranet
3 144 (2.65%) HTTP
4 119 (2.19%) DNS
5 95 (1.75%) Firewall
6 88 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 64 (1.18%) Extranet
8 50 (0.92%) FTP
9 42 (0.77%) SSH
10 41 (0.76%) DHCP
11 40 (0.74%) SSL
12 33 (0.61%) VoIP
13 24 (0.44%) SMTP
14 18 (0.33%) Broadband
15 17 (0.31%) SNMP
16 16 (0.29%) WAN
16 16 (0.29%) SAN
17 14 (0.26%) LAN
17 14 (0.26%) VPN
17 14 (0.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1264 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 1021 (18.80%) MySQL
3 293 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 262 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 146 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 131 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 102 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 97 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 76 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 75 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 60 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 52 (0.96%) NoSQL
14 42 (0.77%) Big Data
15 37 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 33 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.44%) RavenDB
18 22 (0.41%) Oracle Database
19 19 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
20 17 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 481 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 478 (8.80%) Subversion
3 375 (6.91%) Visual Studio
4 196 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 154 (2.84%) JIRA
6 82 (1.51%) NUnit
7 73 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 71 (1.31%) Selenium
9 69 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
10 66 (1.22%) Maven
11 57 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 56 (1.03%) JUnit
13 45 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 40 (0.74%) MSTest
15 38 (0.70%) SpecFlow
16 35 (0.64%) Axure RP
16 35 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 32 (0.59%) Eclipse
18 31 (0.57%) Hudson
19 27 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 1089 (20.06%) Marketing
2 597 (10.99%) Finance
3 321 (5.91%) Advertising
4 309 (5.69%) Retail
5 249 (4.59%) Publishing
6 128 (2.36%) Games
7 89 (1.64%) Legal
8 81 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 78 (1.44%) Back Office
10 75 (1.38%) Law
11 59 (1.09%) Banking
12 40 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 26 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (0.46%) Automotive
15 22 (0.41%) Billing
16 21 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.35%) Online Betting
18 14 (0.26%) Electronics
19 13 (0.24%) Financial Institution
20 11 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3332 (61.36%) Developer
2 1096 (20.18%) Web Developer
3 817 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 639 (11.77%) PHP Developer
5 473 (8.71%) Senior Developer
6 466 (8.58%) Front-End Developer
7 401 (7.38%) Analyst
8 356 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 285 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 255 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 250 (4.60%) Project Manager
12 218 (4.01%) Architect
13 187 (3.44%) .NET Web Developer
14 180 (3.31%) Business Analyst
15 173 (3.19%) Java Developer
16 166 (3.06%) Designer
17 153 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 153 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
18 143 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
19 133 (2.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3269 (60.20%) HTML
2 3015 (55.52%) CSS
3 1899 (34.97%) .NET
4 1891 (34.83%) jQuery
5 1358 (25.01%) HTML5
6 1349 (24.84%) ASP.NET
7 1090 (20.07%) CSS3
8 818 (15.06%) XML
9 735 (13.54%) Ajax
10 636 (11.71%) Web Services
11 578 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 506 (9.32%) XHTML
13 418 (7.70%) .NET Framework
14 347 (6.39%) LAMP
15 282 (5.19%) WCF
16 249 (4.59%) JSON
17 234 (4.31%) XSLT
18 222 (4.09%) SOAP
19 215 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 211 (3.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 490 (9.02%) Social Media
2 376 (6.92%) Open Source
3 329 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 237 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 208 (3.83%) Digital Media
6 170 (3.13%) W3C
7 156 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 104 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 83 (1.53%) Copywriting
10 59 (1.09%) Blog
11 54 (0.99%) E-Learning
12 52 (0.96%) Graphic Design
13 50 (0.92%) Statistics
13 50 (0.92%) New Media
14 47 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 45 (0.83%) Kindle
16 44 (0.81%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.77%) Blackberry
18 41 (0.76%) Web 2.0
19 39 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 590 (10.87%) Linux
2 441 (8.12%) Windows
3 290 (5.34%) Apple iOS
4 282 (5.19%) Android
5 82 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (1.20%) UNIX
7 64 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 56 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.94%) CentOS
10 34 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 27 (0.50%) Solaris
14 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.13%) Debian
16 6 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.092%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.055%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.055%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1421 (26.17%) MVC
2 1178 (21.69%) Content Management
3 1152 (21.22%) E-Commerce
4 819 (15.08%) Web Development
5 749 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 733 (13.50%) SEO
7 665 (12.25%) OO
8 536 (9.87%) TDD
9 529 (9.74%) Scrum
10 489 (9.01%) Analytics
11 437 (8.05%) Project Management
12 407 (7.50%) Web Design
13 380 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 333 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
15 318 (5.86%) OOP
16 297 (5.47%) CRM
17 232 (4.27%) Software Engineering
18 226 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
19 211 (3.89%) ITIL
20 201 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2877 (52.98%) JavaScript
2 1553 (28.60%) C#
3 1520 (27.99%) PHP
4 1056 (19.45%) SQL
5 791 (14.57%) Java
6 260 (4.79%) PHP5
7 237 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 142 (2.62%) Ruby
9 137 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 130 (2.39%) Python
11 105 (1.93%) Perl
12 79 (1.45%) VB
13 56 (1.03%) Scala
14 48 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 48 (0.88%) C
15 46 (0.85%) ActionScript
16 40 (0.74%) C++
17 38 (0.70%) XPath
18 30 (0.55%) PowerShell
19 27 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 616 (11.34%) Degree
2 65 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (0.61%) MCP
5 23 (0.42%) ISEB
5 23 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 20 (0.37%) PMP
7 19 (0.35%) Security Cleared
8 18 (0.33%) MCSE
9 14 (0.26%) MBA
10 13 (0.24%) HND
11 11 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.18%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.15%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.13%) SAP Certification
16 6 (0.11%) PhD
16 6 (0.11%) MCTS
16 6 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
17 5 (0.092%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (5.47%) QA
2 89 (1.64%) SLA
3 78 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 34 (0.63%) WCAG
5 23 (0.42%) WAI
6 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.074%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.074%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.037%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.018%) GAAP
9 1 (0.018%) BS15000
9 1 (0.018%) BS25999
9 1 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 86 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.81%) vSphere
4 26 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.42%) Varnish
6 19 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.18%) XenApp
8 9 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 9 (0.17%) UAG
9 5 (0.092%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.074%) NFS
10 4 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.074%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.037%) Samba
11 2 (0.037%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.018%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (0.96%) Plesk
2 30 (0.55%) Puppet
3 28 (0.52%) Nagios
4 20 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.28%) Ansible
6 13 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.22%) Munin
8 10 (0.18%) OpenSSO
8 10 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.17%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.074%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.055%) Nessus
12 3 (0.055%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.037%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.018%) HP UCMDB
14 1 (0.018%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 754 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 628 (11.57%) Sitecore
3 561 (10.33%) Adobe
4 380 (7.00%) Google
5 335 (6.17%) EPiServer
6 269 (4.95%) Oracle
7 210 (3.87%) Zend
8 112 (2.06%) Facebook
9 109 (2.01%) Ektron
10 105 (1.93%) VMware
11 100 (1.84%) Twitter
12 83 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 71 (1.31%) SAP
14 68 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
15 62 (1.14%) Cisco
16 59 (1.09%) Avaya
17 58 (1.07%) hybris
18 49 (0.90%) JBoss
19 47 (0.87%) Alterian
20 43 (0.79%) Omniture
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Career Progression, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago