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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 135 140 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2382 2154 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.03% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.99% 10.14% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1931 1869 2189
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,455 £26,246
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%

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
23846 21248 24264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.01% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19399 17969 20765
Average salary £43,000 £42,783 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +0.66%
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 2244 £41,000 +6.49% 318
London +4 1078 £47,500 - 124
South East -4 428 £39,500 +5.33% 53
City of London -3 220 £47,500 +5.55% 45
North West -29 168 £35,000 +7.69% 37
East of England +15 156 £41,500 +38.33% 21
Berkshire +40 144 £39,000 -13.33% 14
South West -20 116 £35,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands +38 109 £30,000 +4.34% 9
Manchester -28 107 £33,250 -3.62% 20
Yorkshire -51 95 £32,500 +8.33% 26
Hampshire +7 85 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Hertfordshire +25 81 £41,500 +7.09% 5
East Midlands +15 78 £36,000 +20.00% 21
Surrey -48 71 £47,500 +21.01% 6
Oxfordshire +26 67 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Scotland +19 61 £35,000 -9.67% 9
West Yorkshire -46 52 £31,000 +3.33% 16
Edinburgh +17 41 £35,000 - 3
Birmingham +21 40 £23,500 -24.19% 3
Maidenhead +17 40 £42,500 -37.03% 3
Reading +17 40 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Oxford +20 38 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bristol -10 38 £36,000 +27.43% 10
Leeds -51 33 £31,750 +5.83% 8
Nottinghamshire +1 31 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Cheshire +8 30 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Fareham +14 28 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Watford +12 28 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Northamptonshire +6 28 £45,000 +63.63% 11

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3037 (59.47%) HTML
2 2825 (55.32%) CSS
3 2677 (52.42%) JavaScript
4 1766 (34.58%) .NET
5 1752 (34.31%) jQuery
6 1483 (29.04%) C#
7 1390 (27.22%) PHP
8 1342 (26.28%) MVC
9 1328 (26.00%) ASP.NET
10 1265 (24.77%) HTML5
11 1144 (22.40%) SQL Server
12 1096 (21.46%) Marketing
13 1095 (21.44%) E-Commerce
14 1094 (21.42%) Content Management
15 1008 (19.74%) CSS3
16 999 (19.56%) SQL
17 878 (17.19%) MySQL
18 756 (14.80%) Umbraco
19 755 (14.78%) Java
20 737 (14.43%) Web Development
21 728 (14.25%) Microsoft
21 728 (14.25%) SEO
22 723 (14.16%) WordPress
23 715 (14.00%) XML
24 693 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
25 654 (12.81%) Ajax
26 652 (12.77%) Drupal
27 640 (12.53%) Sitecore CMS
27 640 (12.53%) Sitecore
28 611 (11.96%) Web Services

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.80%) Umbraco
2 723 (14.16%) WordPress
3 652 (12.77%) Drupal
4 640 (12.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 303 (5.93%) SharePoint
6 297 (5.82%) Apache
7 251 (4.91%) IIS
8 219 (4.29%) Joomla!
9 189 (3.70%) Node.js
10 163 (3.19%) Adobe CQ
11 158 (3.09%) Kentico
12 125 (2.45%) Tomcat
13 89 (1.74%) Sitefinity
14 75 (1.47%) DNN
15 53 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 53 (1.04%) EPiServer CMS
16 45 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
17 42 (0.82%) Apache Solr
17 42 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
18 40 (0.78%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 592 (11.59%) Photoshop
2 317 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 216 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 149 (2.92%) MS Office
5 76 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 66 (1.29%) Fireworks
7 44 (0.86%) InDesign
8 43 (0.84%) MS Project
9 30 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 27 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
11 14 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.12%) GIMP
14 5 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.098%) FreeHand
14 5 (0.098%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.039%) QuarkXPress
15 2 (0.039%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.039%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 308 (6.03%) Magento
2 189 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 93 (1.82%) WebTrends
4 34 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (0.59%) Tridion
6 24 (0.47%) osCommerce
7 15 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
7 15 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 9 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
9 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.12%) Optimost
11 5 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.098%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.098%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.078%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.078%) Fredhopper
12 4 (0.078%) nopCommerce
13 3 (0.059%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.059%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 70 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (1.06%) SaaS
3 46 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.70%) GitHub
6 30 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.53%) LucidChart
8 21 (0.41%) Basecamp
9 19 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.31%) IaaS
11 13 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.22%) PaaS
13 10 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
13 10 (0.20%) MailChimp
14 8 (0.16%) Force.com
15 5 (0.098%) CheetahMail
16 4 (0.078%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.059%) Google Apps
17 3 (0.059%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 252 (4.93%) Internet
2 177 (3.47%) Intranet
3 132 (2.58%) HTTP
4 101 (1.98%) DNS
5 90 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 81 (1.59%) Firewall
7 62 (1.21%) Extranet
8 45 (0.88%) DHCP
9 42 (0.82%) FTP
9 42 (0.82%) SSH
10 38 (0.74%) Broadband
11 29 (0.57%) VoIP
12 28 (0.55%) 3G
13 27 (0.53%) SSL
14 25 (0.49%) SMTP
15 19 (0.37%) SNMP
15 19 (0.37%) WAN
16 17 (0.33%) SAN
17 14 (0.27%) LAN
17 14 (0.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1144 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 878 (17.19%) MySQL
3 248 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 246 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 111 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 79 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 75 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 63 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 60 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (0.74%) Big Data
15 37 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (0.51%) RavenDB
17 23 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.35%) DB2
19 17 (0.33%) Neo4j
20 15 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 519 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 454 (8.89%) Subversion
3 345 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 185 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 150 (2.94%) JIRA
6 79 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 74 (1.45%) Selenium
8 71 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
9 67 (1.31%) Maven
10 55 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 49 (0.96%) NUnit
12 48 (0.94%) JUnit
13 39 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 36 (0.70%) Axure RP
15 32 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 32 (0.63%) Hudson
16 31 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 30 (0.59%) Grunt
18 29 (0.57%) WebDriver
19 27 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 1096 (21.46%) Marketing
2 546 (10.69%) Finance
3 333 (6.52%) Advertising
4 279 (5.46%) Retail
5 268 (5.25%) Publishing
6 117 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 111 (2.17%) Games
8 86 (1.68%) Law
9 71 (1.39%) Legal
10 68 (1.33%) Banking
11 66 (1.29%) Back Office
12 35 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 30 (0.59%) Automotive
14 29 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.45%) Billing
17 18 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.29%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.23%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.23%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3052 (59.76%) Developer
2 1048 (20.52%) Web Developer
3 763 (14.94%) .NET Developer
4 542 (10.61%) PHP Developer
5 439 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 401 (7.85%) Front-End Developer
7 376 (7.36%) Analyst
8 342 (6.70%) C# Developer
9 266 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 244 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 235 (4.60%) Project Manager
12 203 (3.97%) Architect
13 184 (3.60%) Business Analyst
14 169 (3.31%) .NET Web Developer
15 161 (3.15%) Java Developer
16 160 (3.13%) Designer
17 159 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 141 (2.76%) Junior
19 133 (2.60%) Consultant
20 126 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3037 (59.47%) HTML
2 2825 (55.32%) CSS
3 1766 (34.58%) .NET
4 1752 (34.31%) jQuery
5 1328 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 1265 (24.77%) HTML5
7 1008 (19.74%) CSS3
8 715 (14.00%) XML
9 654 (12.81%) Ajax
10 611 (11.96%) Web Services
11 561 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 471 (9.22%) XHTML
13 421 (8.24%) .NET Framework
14 322 (6.31%) LAMP
15 232 (4.54%) SOAP
15 232 (4.54%) JSON
16 229 (4.48%) WCF
17 221 (4.33%) REST
18 205 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 204 (3.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 466 (9.12%) Social Media
2 350 (6.85%) Open Source
3 300 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 218 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 209 (4.09%) Digital Media
6 156 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 150 (2.94%) W3C
8 87 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 72 (1.41%) Blog
10 60 (1.17%) Copywriting
11 59 (1.16%) E-Learning
12 54 (1.06%) Graphic Design
13 51 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 44 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 42 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
16 39 (0.76%) New Media
16 39 (0.76%) Statistics
17 38 (0.74%) iPhone
18 37 (0.72%) Web 2.0
19 36 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 513 (10.05%) Linux
2 385 (7.54%) Windows
3 259 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 247 (4.84%) Android
5 84 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.04%) UNIX
8 51 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 37 (0.72%) CentOS
9 37 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 27 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.53%) Solaris
12 10 (0.20%) Debian
12 10 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.078%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.059%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1342 (26.28%) MVC
2 1095 (21.44%) E-Commerce
3 1094 (21.42%) Content Management
4 737 (14.43%) Web Development
5 728 (14.25%) SEO
6 693 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
7 610 (11.94%) OO
8 523 (10.24%) TDD
9 491 (9.61%) Scrum
10 451 (8.83%) Analytics
11 422 (8.26%) Project Management
12 396 (7.75%) Web Design
13 366 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 319 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
15 286 (5.60%) OOP
16 261 (5.11%) CRM
17 238 (4.66%) Software Engineering
18 218 (4.27%) ITIL
19 200 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
20 196 (3.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2677 (52.42%) JavaScript
2 1483 (29.04%) C#
3 1390 (27.22%) PHP
4 999 (19.56%) SQL
5 755 (14.78%) Java
6 212 (4.15%) PHP5
7 204 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 134 (2.62%) Ruby
9 130 (2.55%) Python
10 127 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 85 (1.66%) Perl
12 69 (1.35%) VB
13 57 (1.12%) Scala
14 51 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 51 (1.00%) ActionScript
15 50 (0.98%) PowerShell
16 46 (0.90%) C
17 35 (0.69%) C++
18 32 (0.63%) XPath
19 28 (0.55%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 564 (11.04%) Degree
2 63 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (0.59%) MCP
3 30 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 24 (0.47%) ISEB
5 22 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (0.37%) PMP
7 18 (0.35%) MCSE
8 17 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.20%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.18%) MBA
12 8 (0.16%) HND
12 8 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.14%) SAP Certification
13 7 (0.14%) CCNA
14 6 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.12%) MySQL Certification
15 5 (0.098%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (5.82%) QA
2 71 (1.39%) SLA
3 69 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 41 (0.80%) WCAG
5 17 (0.33%) WAI
6 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.039%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.039%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.020%) Section 508
9 1 (0.020%) BS15000
9 1 (0.020%) GAAP
System Software
1 74 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.98%) vSphere
4 26 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.45%) Varnish
6 14 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.27%) XenApp
7 13 (0.25%) UAG
7 13 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (0.098%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.078%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.078%) NFS
9 4 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.039%) Samba
10 2 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.039%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.020%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (0.63%) Puppet
2 31 (0.61%) Plesk
3 30 (0.59%) Nagios
4 20 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (0.23%) Ansible
7 11 (0.22%) Munin
7 11 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.20%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.18%) OpenSSO
9 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.16%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.078%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.078%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.078%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.059%) Nessus
12 3 (0.059%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.039%) BMC PATROL
14 1 (0.020%) Cacti
Vendors
1 728 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 640 (12.53%) Sitecore
3 550 (10.77%) Adobe
4 360 (7.05%) EPiServer
5 315 (6.17%) Google
6 224 (4.39%) Oracle
7 189 (3.70%) Zend
8 121 (2.37%) Facebook
9 116 (2.27%) Twitter
10 108 (2.11%) VMware
11 75 (1.47%) Ektron
12 68 (1.33%) Cisco
13 67 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 67 (1.31%) SAP
14 64 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
15 58 (1.14%) Avaya
16 57 (1.12%) hybris
17 44 (0.86%) Alterian
18 42 (0.82%) Omniture
19 39 (0.76%) Open Text
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Dartford, Kent
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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