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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 171 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -12
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1977 2569 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 2.41% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 11.38% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 2215 2329
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20963 22566 22377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.70% 21.20% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17686 19136 18279
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -46 1877 £42,500 +6.25% 358
London -40 817 £50,000 +4.16% 148
South East -34 416 £40,000 - 48
Yorkshire -4 154 £35,000 +16.66% 32
South West -61 130 £37,500 +15.38% 25
North West -2 121 £40,000 +14.28% 42
City of London -35 111 £55,000 +14.58% 29
West Yorkshire -2 101 £35,000 +9.37% 18
Surrey +36 98 £42,500 +10.67% 14
East of England -52 97 £37,500 +4.16% 12
Leeds +40 89 £35,000 +4.47% 13
Manchester +3 88 £40,000 +23.07% 23
Scotland +30 81 £35,000 - 7
West Midlands -30 80 £36,000 +10.76% 33
Berkshire -48 68 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Kent +13 67 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Hampshire -8 67 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Bristol +1 55 £35,000 -3.44% 9
Cambridgeshire +20 52 £45,000 +38.78% 6
Glasgow -6 52 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Cambridge +18 44 £45,000 +34.76% 6
East Sussex -6 37 £36,250 -9.37% 3
East Midlands -29 37 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North Yorkshire +9 34 £35,750 +43.00% 5
Brighton -6 32 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire -23 30 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South Yorkshire +14 29 £43,750 +45.83% 9
Maidstone +15 28 £50,000 +66.66%
Edinburgh +15 28 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Sussex -5 28 £60,000 +50.00% 4

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2380 (56.59%) HTML
2 2155 (51.24%) CSS
3 2154 (51.21%) JavaScript
4 1548 (36.80%) .NET
5 1482 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
6 1301 (30.93%) jQuery
7 1278 (30.39%) C#
8 1121 (26.65%) Content Management
9 1119 (26.60%) MVC
10 1032 (24.54%) HTML5
11 992 (23.59%) ASP.NET
12 961 (22.85%) SQL Server
13 939 (22.33%) PHP
14 867 (20.61%) E-Commerce
15 848 (20.16%) SQL
16 818 (19.45%) Marketing
17 746 (17.74%) CSS3
18 676 (16.07%) Web Development
19 668 (15.88%) Front End Development
20 636 (15.12%) Umbraco
21 606 (14.41%) User Experience
22 596 (14.17%) WordPress
23 581 (13.81%) Microsoft
24 575 (13.67%) MySQL
25 539 (12.82%) XML
25 539 (12.82%) AngularJS
26 538 (12.79%) Finance
27 522 (12.41%) Git (software)
28 505 (12.01%) Java
29 501 (11.91%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 636 (15.12%) Umbraco
2 596 (14.17%) WordPress
3 501 (11.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 440 (10.46%) Drupal
5 249 (5.92%) SharePoint
6 246 (5.85%) IIS
7 207 (4.92%) Kentico
8 202 (4.80%) Node.js
9 135 (3.21%) Apache
10 109 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 102 (2.43%) Joomla!
12 100 (2.38%) Sitefinity
13 69 (1.64%) Tomcat
14 57 (1.36%) DNN
15 56 (1.33%) Liferay
16 48 (1.14%) Alfresco
17 47 (1.12%) WebSphere
18 46 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
19 38 (0.90%) Immediacy CMS
20 35 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 332 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 244 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 132 (3.14%) MS Office
4 124 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 68 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 51 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 39 (0.93%) MS Project
8 36 (0.86%) InDesign
8 36 (0.86%) MS Visio
9 32 (0.76%) Acrobat
10 27 (0.64%) Fireworks
11 26 (0.62%) XMetaL
12 10 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.17%) FrameMaker
13 7 (0.17%) RoboHelp
13 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.095%) Mingle
15 3 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.071%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 227 (5.40%) Magento
2 56 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
4 23 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.33%) Visualfiles
7 13 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.29%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
11 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
13 4 (0.095%) OpenCart
13 4 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
14 3 (0.071%) Shopify
14 3 (0.071%) VisionPLUS
15 2 (0.048%) Optimost
15 2 (0.048%) Primavera
15 2 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 178 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 130 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 128 (3.04%) GitHub
4 104 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (1.88%) SaaS
6 38 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.83%) IaaS
8 32 (0.76%) AdWords
9 18 (0.43%) Trello
10 16 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 16 (0.38%) Sage Pay
11 15 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.33%) Office 365
13 12 (0.29%) MailChimp
14 11 (0.26%) Force.com
14 11 (0.26%) PaaS
15 10 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.14%) Basecamp
17 5 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.57%) Internet
1 108 (2.57%) Intranet
2 86 (2.04%) HTTP
3 40 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.93%) DNS
5 38 (0.90%) SSH
6 29 (0.69%) WAN
7 24 (0.57%) Firewall
8 20 (0.48%) SSL
9 16 (0.38%) PuTTY
10 15 (0.36%) FTP
10 15 (0.36%) VPN
10 15 (0.36%) Wireless
11 12 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (0.29%) X.509
12 11 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (0.24%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.24%) LAN
13 10 (0.24%) Unified Communications
14 9 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 575 (13.67%) MySQL
3 214 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 171 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 144 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 117 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 96 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 89 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 39 (0.93%) Redis
11 39 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 36 (0.86%) GIS
13 35 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 30 (0.71%) Big Data
14 30 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (0.52%) QlikView
17 21 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 20 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 522 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 306 (7.28%) Subversion
3 209 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 171 (4.07%) Grunt
5 155 (3.69%) Visual Studio
6 119 (2.83%) JIRA
7 100 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 87 (2.07%) Selenium
9 81 (1.93%) gulp
10 80 (1.90%) Maven
11 73 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 58 (1.38%) JUnit
13 53 (1.26%) NUnit
14 50 (1.19%) WebDriver
15 49 (1.17%) Mercurial
16 47 (1.12%) Axure RP
17 46 (1.09%) MSTest
18 44 (1.05%) HP UFT
19 43 (1.02%) SoapUI
20 39 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 818 (19.45%) Marketing
2 538 (12.79%) Finance
3 202 (4.80%) Retail
4 160 (3.80%) Advertising
5 147 (3.50%) Publishing
6 138 (3.28%) Games
7 133 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 130 (3.09%) Banking
9 91 (2.16%) Law
9 91 (2.16%) Legal
10 55 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.07%) Electronics
11 45 (1.07%) Multimedia
12 26 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.52%) Billing
14 21 (0.50%) Back Office
15 20 (0.48%) Automotive
16 14 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2484 (59.06%) Developer
2 796 (18.93%) .NET Developer
3 754 (17.93%) Web Developer
4 547 (13.01%) C# Developer
5 465 (11.06%) PHP Developer
6 450 (10.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 420 (9.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 377 (8.96%) Senior Developer
9 361 (8.58%) HTML Developer
10 354 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 302 (7.18%) HTML CSS Developer
12 301 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 290 (6.89%) Analyst
14 288 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 232 (5.52%) CMS Developer
16 231 (5.49%) Project Manager
17 226 (5.37%) Architect
18 211 (5.02%) .NET Web Developer
19 173 (4.11%) C# Web Developer
20 172 (4.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2380 (56.59%) HTML
2 2155 (51.24%) CSS
3 1548 (36.80%) .NET
4 1301 (30.93%) jQuery
5 1032 (24.54%) HTML5
6 992 (23.59%) ASP.NET
7 746 (17.74%) CSS3
8 539 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 539 (12.82%) XML
9 419 (9.96%) Web Services
10 410 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 371 (8.82%) Sass
12 367 (8.73%) .NET Framework
13 330 (7.85%) Ajax
14 307 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 257 (6.11%) JSON
16 235 (5.59%) LESS
17 185 (4.40%) Symfony
18 184 (4.37%) Entity Framework
19 171 (4.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 606 (14.41%) User Experience
2 300 (7.13%) Mobile App
3 205 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (4.33%) Social Media
5 169 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 94 (2.23%) W3C
8 67 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (1.59%) Graphic Design
9 63 (1.50%) Blog
10 61 (1.45%) Online Games
11 59 (1.40%) Digital Media
12 58 (1.38%) N-Tier
13 41 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 40 (0.95%) Data Integration
15 38 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 37 (0.88%) Copywriting
17 35 (0.83%) Algorithms
17 35 (0.83%) FMCG
18 31 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 364 (8.65%) Windows
2 242 (5.75%) Linux
3 172 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 152 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 150 (3.57%) Android
6 88 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (1.78%) Unix
8 43 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.38%) MVS
12 13 (0.31%) Solaris
12 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.29%) CentOS
14 11 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.19%) AIX
18 7 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1482 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1121 (26.65%) Content Management
3 1119 (26.60%) MVC
4 867 (20.61%) E-Commerce
5 676 (16.07%) Web Development
6 668 (15.88%) Front End Development
7 498 (11.84%) TDD
8 438 (10.41%) Scrum
9 393 (9.34%) CRM
10 388 (9.22%) SEO
11 375 (8.92%) Project Management
12 363 (8.63%) Analytics
13 340 (8.08%) OO
14 305 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 296 (7.04%) Web Design
16 279 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
17 278 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
18 262 (6.23%) Unit Testing
19 257 (6.11%) OOP
20 213 (5.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2154 (51.21%) JavaScript
2 1278 (30.39%) C#
3 939 (22.33%) PHP
4 848 (20.16%) SQL
5 505 (12.01%) Java
6 162 (3.85%) Python
7 126 (3.00%) Ruby
7 126 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 117 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 89 (2.12%) C
10 53 (1.26%) VB
11 50 (1.19%) C++
12 49 (1.17%) XPath
13 48 (1.14%) PHP 5
14 44 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 39 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 36 (0.86%) VBA
17 31 (0.74%) Scala
18 28 (0.67%) PowerShell
19 27 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 420 (9.99%) Degree
2 37 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 35 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 28 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (0.52%) PMP
7 19 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (0.43%) ISEB
9 15 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.19%) HND
12 7 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.17%) MCSA
13 5 (0.12%) CCNA
13 5 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.12%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.095%) MCSE
15 3 (0.071%) CISSP
15 3 (0.071%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (2.78%) QA
2 40 (0.95%) SLA
3 28 (0.67%) WCAG
4 12 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.26%) WAI
6 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.024%) COBIT
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.024%) SDET
System Software
1 58 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.76%) Varnish
3 31 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.19%) Docker
6 6 (0.14%) Firmware
7 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.048%) zsh
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.024%) XenApp
9 1 (0.024%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (0.81%) Puppet
3 28 (0.67%) TeamSite
4 21 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.45%) Plesk
6 11 (0.26%) Ansible
7 6 (0.14%) Kibana
7 6 (0.14%) logstash
8 5 (0.12%) cPanel
8 5 (0.12%) SCCM
8 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.095%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.095%) Control-M
9 4 (0.095%) Grafana
9 4 (0.095%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.095%) StatsD
10 3 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.048%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.048%) Nagios
Vendors
1 581 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 501 (11.91%) Sitecore
3 422 (10.03%) Adobe
4 287 (6.82%) EPiServer
5 259 (6.16%) Google
6 208 (4.95%) Oracle
7 132 (3.14%) Zend
8 92 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (1.69%) Twitter
10 61 (1.45%) hybris
11 60 (1.43%) VMware
12 56 (1.33%) ATG
13 54 (1.28%) Ektron
14 50 (1.19%) SAP
15 49 (1.17%) HP
15 49 (1.17%) IBM
16 33 (0.78%) Cisco
17 32 (0.76%) Alterian
17 32 (0.76%) OpenText
18 27 (0.64%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28578
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £850000 per annum + equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Overseas Development Institute
Salary: From £32,600 to £38,917 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Career Moves
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: World class benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Excellent Benefits & Perks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday