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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 160 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2069 2511 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 2.15% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.33% 10.08% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 2054 2033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,700 £60,000
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
22174 24905 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.25% 21.29% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18464 20534 18696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -24 1949 £42,500 +2.40% 377
London -40 846 £47,500 -5.00% 157
South East -12 382 £42,500 +13.33% 61
Yorkshire +57 180 £32,500 +3.17% 40
City of London -20 152 £45,000 -8.16% 32
North West +1 149 £39,000 +11.42% 41
West Yorkshire +64 122 £32,500 +4.83% 26
Berkshire -3 121 £50,000 +42.85% 13
West Midlands -12 120 £32,500 +3.17% 17
South West -18 108 £40,000 +14.28% 18
East of England -51 103 £38,750 -3.12% 15
Leeds +68 90 £35,000 +12.90% 17
Manchester -15 82 £39,000 +11.42% 14
Hampshire -9 76 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Surrey -9 71 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Scotland +6 57 £34,000 -2.85% 4
East Midlands -41 45 £30,625 -14.93% 20
Edinburgh +12 42 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Cheshire +12 38 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 38 £37,500 +9.48% 6
Hertfordshire -54 38 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Maidenhead +8 34 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Reading +3 32 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 29 £30,000 - 7
Warwickshire -16 27 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Bristol -17 27 £36,000 - 9
Oxfordshire -17 26 £40,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +9 25 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Guildford +12 24 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Bedfordshire -12 24 £40,000 -15.78%

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2436 (60.34%) HTML
2 2215 (54.87%) CSS
3 2163 (53.58%) JavaScript
4 1416 (35.08%) jQuery
5 1403 (34.75%) .NET
6 1340 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
7 1155 (28.61%) MVC
8 1120 (27.74%) C#
9 1100 (27.25%) PHP
10 1073 (26.58%) HTML5
11 947 (23.46%) ASP.NET
12 878 (21.75%) Marketing
13 873 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 804 (19.92%) E-Commerce
15 791 (19.59%) MySQL
16 784 (19.42%) Content Management
17 771 (19.10%) CSS3
18 763 (18.90%) SQL
19 652 (16.15%) Web Development
20 612 (15.16%) User Experience
21 606 (15.01%) Git (software)
22 584 (14.47%) WordPress
23 530 (13.13%) Umbraco
24 510 (12.63%) Microsoft
25 500 (12.39%) SEO
25 500 (12.39%) Finance
26 494 (12.24%) Web Services
27 489 (12.11%) Sitecore CMS
27 489 (12.11%) Sitecore
28 462 (11.44%) Scrum

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 584 (14.47%) WordPress
2 530 (13.13%) Umbraco
3 489 (12.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 382 (9.46%) Drupal
5 240 (5.95%) Apache
6 223 (5.52%) Kentico
7 211 (5.23%) SharePoint
8 183 (4.53%) Joomla!
9 152 (3.77%) IIS
10 131 (3.24%) Node.js
11 113 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 109 (2.70%) DNN
13 106 (2.63%) Sitefinity
14 99 (2.45%) Tomcat
15 59 (1.46%) Apache Solr
16 57 (1.41%) WebSphere
17 54 (1.34%) nginx
18 52 (1.29%) concrete5
19 46 (1.14%) Immediacy CMS
20 39 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 386 (9.56%) Photoshop
2 237 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 132 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 120 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 80 (1.98%) MS Office
6 59 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 55 (1.36%) InDesign
8 49 (1.21%) MS Visio
9 43 (1.07%) MS Project
10 34 (0.84%) Fireworks
11 21 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.25%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
16 6 (0.15%) RoboHelp
17 3 (0.074%) QuarkXPress
17 3 (0.074%) PageMaker
17 3 (0.074%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 169 (4.19%) Magento
2 32 (0.79%) Tridion
2 32 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.20%) assyst
5 8 (0.20%) Shopify
5 8 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.099%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.099%) Agresso
7 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.074%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.074%) Unica
7 3 (0.074%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.050%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.69%) Google Analytics
2 113 (2.80%) SaaS
2 113 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.82%) GitHub
6 22 (0.54%) Office 365
7 15 (0.37%) IaaS
8 13 (0.32%) PaaS
9 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.20%) Force.com
11 7 (0.17%) Trello
12 6 (0.15%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.12%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.074%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.074%) Heroku
15 2 (0.050%) Lucidchart
15 2 (0.050%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 180 (4.46%) Internet
2 103 (2.55%) Intranet
3 93 (2.30%) DNS
4 89 (2.20%) HTTP
5 66 (1.63%) SSL
6 47 (1.16%) Firewall
7 41 (1.02%) WAN
8 38 (0.94%) CTI
9 34 (0.84%) FTP
10 30 (0.74%) TCP/IP
10 30 (0.74%) VPN
11 29 (0.72%) SSH
12 22 (0.54%) HTTPS
13 21 (0.52%) VoIP
14 19 (0.47%) DHCP
14 19 (0.47%) VLAN
15 18 (0.45%) LAN
15 18 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.40%) Extranet
17 15 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 873 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 791 (19.59%) MySQL
3 155 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 152 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 108 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 89 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 76 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 52 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (1.07%) Big Data
12 40 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (0.67%) MS Access
15 20 (0.50%) Oracle Database
16 18 (0.45%) Couchbase
17 16 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 606 (15.01%) Git (software)
2 272 (6.74%) Subversion
3 196 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 151 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 98 (2.43%) JIRA
6 90 (2.23%) Jenkins
7 84 (2.08%) Grunt
8 83 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
9 69 (1.71%) Maven
10 64 (1.59%) Selenium
11 55 (1.36%) PHPUnit
12 45 (1.11%) JUnit
13 39 (0.97%) Axure RP
14 36 (0.89%) gulp
15 34 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 29 (0.72%) Bower
16 29 (0.72%) NUnit
17 28 (0.69%) Cucumber
18 27 (0.67%) Jasmine
18 27 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 878 (21.75%) Marketing
2 500 (12.39%) Finance
3 259 (6.42%) Retail
4 190 (4.71%) Advertising
5 132 (3.27%) Publishing
6 113 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 109 (2.70%) Games
8 64 (1.59%) Banking
9 53 (1.31%) Multimedia
10 51 (1.26%) Law
11 43 (1.07%) Billing
12 39 (0.97%) Legal
13 30 (0.74%) Back Office
14 29 (0.72%) Local Government
15 26 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.62%) Automotive
17 18 (0.45%) Online Betting
18 17 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.22%) Manufacturing
20 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2587 (64.08%) Developer
2 838 (20.76%) Web Developer
3 594 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 455 (11.27%) PHP Developer
5 434 (10.75%) Front-End Developer
6 407 (10.08%) Senior Developer
7 299 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 258 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 213 (5.28%) Analyst
10 196 (4.86%) Architect
11 189 (4.68%) Project Manager
12 162 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
13 160 (3.96%) Junior
14 153 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 141 (3.49%) Java Developer
16 137 (3.39%) Front-End Web Developer
17 136 (3.37%) PHP Web Developer
18 127 (3.15%) Designer
19 119 (2.95%) Junior Developer
20 115 (2.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2436 (60.34%) HTML
2 2215 (54.87%) CSS
3 1416 (35.08%) jQuery
4 1403 (34.75%) .NET
5 1073 (26.58%) HTML5
6 947 (23.46%) ASP.NET
7 771 (19.10%) CSS3
8 494 (12.24%) Web Services
9 449 (11.12%) Ajax
10 437 (10.82%) AngularJS
11 412 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 399 (9.88%) XML
13 385 (9.54%) .NET Framework
14 316 (7.83%) Sass
15 254 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 218 (5.40%) Entity Framework
17 216 (5.35%) LAMP
18 206 (5.10%) REST
19 203 (5.03%) LESS
20 194 (4.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 612 (15.16%) User Experience
2 250 (6.19%) Social Media
3 248 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 207 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 160 (3.96%) W3C
6 120 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 106 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 69 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 62 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 56 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 54 (1.34%) Visualisation
12 53 (1.31%) Graphic Design
13 44 (1.09%) Online Games
14 38 (0.94%) Copywriting
15 36 (0.89%) E-Learning
16 33 (0.82%) Blog
17 25 (0.62%) Mathematics
17 25 (0.62%) Data Integration
18 24 (0.59%) Statistics
19 23 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 329 (8.15%) Linux
2 259 (6.42%) Windows
3 121 (3.00%) Android
4 114 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.39%) UNIX
6 44 (1.09%) CentOS
7 38 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.15%) Solaris
14 3 (0.074%) MVS
14 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.025%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1340 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1155 (28.61%) MVC
3 804 (19.92%) E-Commerce
4 784 (19.42%) Content Management
5 652 (16.15%) Web Development
6 500 (12.39%) SEO
7 462 (11.44%) Scrum
8 440 (10.90%) TDD
9 431 (10.68%) OO
10 412 (10.21%) Project Management
11 380 (9.41%) CRM
12 355 (8.79%) Analytics
13 314 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
13 314 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
14 276 (6.84%) OOP
15 274 (6.79%) Web Design
16 221 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
16 221 (5.47%) Open Source
17 194 (4.81%) SDLC
18 156 (3.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2163 (53.58%) JavaScript
2 1120 (27.74%) C#
3 1100 (27.25%) PHP
4 763 (18.90%) SQL
5 458 (11.35%) Java
6 136 (3.37%) Ruby
7 125 (3.10%) Python
8 112 (2.77%) T-SQL
9 81 (2.01%) PHP5
10 56 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 51 (1.26%) C
12 48 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 38 (0.94%) Perl
14 36 (0.89%) VB
15 32 (0.79%) Scala
16 27 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.59%) XPath
18 23 (0.57%) Objective-C
18 23 (0.57%) C++
19 22 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 429 (10.63%) Degree
2 57 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
3 49 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 48 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 19 (0.47%) PMP
8 18 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (0.30%) ISEB
10 12 (0.30%) HND
11 10 (0.25%) MCAD
12 9 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.20%) CCNA
13 8 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.17%) MCSE
15 5 (0.12%) Avaya Certification
15 5 (0.12%) CAPM
15 5 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.099%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.39%) QA
2 32 (0.79%) WCAG
3 30 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.57%) SLA
5 14 (0.35%) WAI
6 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.12%) Section 508
9 3 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.84%) Varnish
3 26 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.27%) qmail
5 11 (0.27%) Postfix
6 3 (0.074%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.074%) vSphere
7 2 (0.050%) NFS
7 2 (0.050%) Samba
8 1 (0.025%) Squid
8 1 (0.025%) XenApp
8 1 (0.025%) KVM
8 1 (0.025%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (1.26%) Puppet
2 41 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.54%) Vagrant
3 22 (0.54%) TeamSite
4 19 (0.47%) Salt
5 15 (0.37%) cPanel
6 14 (0.35%) Plesk
7 11 (0.27%) systemd
7 11 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.25%) Capistrano
8 10 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.22%) SCCM
9 9 (0.22%) Ansible
10 6 (0.15%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.099%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.099%) Hyperic
11 4 (0.099%) SCOM
11 4 (0.099%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.074%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 510 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 489 (12.11%) Sitecore
3 420 (10.40%) Adobe
4 251 (6.22%) Oracle
5 227 (5.62%) Google
6 220 (5.45%) EPiServer
7 197 (4.88%) Zend
8 94 (2.33%) hybris
9 92 (2.28%) Facebook
10 86 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
11 74 (1.83%) Twitter
12 63 (1.56%) Ektron
13 61 (1.51%) Avaya
14 55 (1.36%) Red Hat
15 48 (1.19%) IBM
16 43 (1.07%) Alterian
17 39 (0.97%) ATG
18 38 (0.94%) Demandware
19 36 (0.89%) VMware
19 36 (0.89%) SAP
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