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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 173 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +1
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1961 2920 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.43% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.55% 11.63% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 2428 2285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
22934 25099 23109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 20.93% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19011 20750 19516
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -55 1859 £40,000 - 361
London -73 804 £50,000 +8.69% 134
South East -22 420 £40,000 +6.66% 76
City of London -42 163 £47,500 +5.55% 49
North West -22 158 £35,000 +7.69% 47
Yorkshire +3 132 £29,500 -9.23% 29
East of England -25 129 £32,500 -13.33% 38
Berkshire +6 123 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Manchester +3 105 £37,500 +15.38% 26
West Yorkshire +18 85 £32,000 -1.53% 25
Surrey -19 85 £40,000 -5.88% 14
West Midlands -6 82 £31,000 -11.42% 12
South West -72 82 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Leeds -5 60 £27,500 -20.28% 11
Hampshire -48 52 £33,750 -0.73% 13
Scotland -11 45 £33,250 -5.00% 8
East Sussex +30 40 £39,637 +13.24% 7
Hertfordshire -43 40 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Oxfordshire +1 39 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Brighton +19 38 £39,274 +12.21% 6
East Midlands -43 36 £32,277 -9.07% 14
Bristol -35 32 £36,750 +5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £30,000 +3.44% 9
Reading -15 31 £47,500 +18.75%
Maidenhead +25 30 £60,000 +62.16% 1
South Yorkshire -14 29 £29,650 -8.76% 2
Cheshire -26 29 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Sheffield -12 28 £29,650 -8.76% 2
Milton Keynes +5 27 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Suffolk +13 25 £25,000 -23.07% 3

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2601 (62.89%) HTML
2 2383 (57.62%) CSS
3 2293 (55.44%) JavaScript
4 1587 (38.37%) jQuery
5 1513 (36.58%) .NET
6 1263 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
7 1199 (28.99%) C#
8 1197 (28.94%) MVC
9 1189 (28.75%) PHP
10 1122 (27.13%) HTML5
11 1075 (25.99%) ASP.NET
12 960 (23.21%) Marketing
13 913 (22.07%) SQL Server
14 884 (21.37%) MySQL
15 862 (20.84%) E-Commerce
16 851 (20.58%) SQL
17 847 (20.48%) CSS3
18 797 (19.27%) Web Development
19 756 (18.28%) Content Management
20 675 (16.32%) WordPress
21 618 (14.94%) Git (software)
22 607 (14.68%) Umbraco
23 602 (14.56%) User Experience
24 594 (14.36%) Microsoft
25 549 (13.27%) Sitecore CMS
25 549 (13.27%) Sitecore
26 533 (12.89%) OO
27 516 (12.48%) Finance
28 501 (12.11%) SEO
29 499 (12.06%) Java

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 675 (16.32%) WordPress
2 607 (14.68%) Umbraco
3 549 (13.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 481 (11.63%) Drupal
5 239 (5.78%) Apache
6 226 (5.46%) Kentico
7 221 (5.34%) Joomla!
8 212 (5.13%) SharePoint
9 211 (5.10%) IIS
10 112 (2.71%) Tomcat
11 108 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 103 (2.49%) Sitefinity
13 102 (2.47%) Node.js
14 84 (2.03%) concrete5
15 75 (1.81%) DNN
16 61 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
17 60 (1.45%) Apache Solr
18 53 (1.28%) Liferay
18 53 (1.28%) Alfresco
19 47 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 440 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 295 (7.13%) MS Excel
3 185 (4.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 168 (4.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 104 (2.51%) MS Office
6 80 (1.93%) InDesign
7 66 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
8 60 (1.45%) MS Visio
9 42 (1.02%) MS Project
10 34 (0.82%) Fireworks
11 17 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (0.31%) InfoPath
13 12 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
14 10 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.12%) RoboHelp
17 4 (0.097%) Maya
17 4 (0.097%) 3ds Max
17 4 (0.097%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 278 (6.72%) Magento
2 35 (0.85%) Tridion
3 34 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.27%) assyst
5 11 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.27%) Shopify
6 10 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.097%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.073%) Bond Adapt
8 3 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.073%) Unica
8 3 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.073%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.073%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.048%) CubeCart
9 2 (0.048%) Line 100
10 1 (0.024%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 121 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (2.90%) Google Analytics
3 106 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.74%) SaaS
5 42 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.53%) GitHub
7 16 (0.39%) Office 365
8 15 (0.36%) Silverpop
9 14 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.22%) MailChimp
12 7 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.17%) Force.com
13 4 (0.097%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.073%) Heroku
15 2 (0.048%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.048%) Sage Pay
16 1 (0.024%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 209 (5.05%) Internet
2 94 (2.27%) Intranet
3 88 (2.13%) DNS
4 78 (1.89%) HTTP
5 68 (1.64%) SSL
6 44 (1.06%) Firewall
7 40 (0.97%) WAN
8 36 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 28 (0.68%) LAN
10 27 (0.65%) VoIP
11 25 (0.60%) SSH
12 22 (0.53%) Unified Communications
13 21 (0.51%) FTP
14 20 (0.48%) CTI
15 18 (0.44%) PBX
16 16 (0.39%) DHCP
16 16 (0.39%) VPN
17 15 (0.36%) SAN
18 14 (0.34%) NAS
19 13 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 913 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 884 (21.37%) MySQL
3 186 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 133 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 111 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 94 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 88 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 67 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 65 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
12 45 (1.09%) Big Data
13 42 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (0.65%) Hadoop
16 26 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (0.60%) Oracle Database
18 23 (0.56%) Couchbase
19 21 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
20 16 (0.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 618 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 296 (7.16%) Subversion
3 237 (5.73%) Visual Studio
4 146 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 128 (3.09%) JIRA
6 123 (2.97%) Dreamweaver
7 112 (2.71%) Maven
8 85 (2.06%) Jenkins
9 76 (1.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 68 (1.64%) JUnit
11 52 (1.26%) Selenium
12 45 (1.09%) Grunt
13 44 (1.06%) NUnit
14 39 (0.94%) Eclipse
15 34 (0.82%) TeamCity
16 32 (0.77%) Axure RP
16 32 (0.77%) NetBeans
17 28 (0.68%) Ant
18 27 (0.65%) PHPUnit
18 27 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 960 (23.21%) Marketing
2 516 (12.48%) Finance
3 321 (7.76%) Advertising
4 198 (4.79%) Retail
5 147 (3.55%) Publishing
6 130 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.08%) Games
8 66 (1.60%) Banking
9 58 (1.40%) Multimedia
10 37 (0.89%) Law
11 32 (0.77%) Legal
12 28 (0.68%) Back Office
12 28 (0.68%) Billing
13 24 (0.58%) Automotive
14 22 (0.53%) French Language
15 20 (0.48%) Local Government
16 18 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2647 (64.00%) Developer
2 813 (19.66%) Web Developer
3 582 (14.07%) .NET Developer
4 457 (11.05%) PHP Developer
5 427 (10.32%) Front-End Developer
6 423 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 291 (7.04%) C# Developer
8 254 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 231 (5.59%) Analyst
10 194 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 188 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 182 (4.40%) Architect
13 177 (4.28%) Project Manager
14 158 (3.82%) Junior
15 153 (3.70%) Java Developer
16 151 (3.65%) Designer
17 127 (3.07%) Business Analyst
18 126 (3.05%) Junior Developer
19 115 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
20 112 (2.71%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2601 (62.89%) HTML
2 2383 (57.62%) CSS
3 1587 (38.37%) jQuery
4 1513 (36.58%) .NET
5 1122 (27.13%) HTML5
6 1075 (25.99%) ASP.NET
7 847 (20.48%) CSS3
8 477 (11.53%) Ajax
9 463 (11.19%) Web Services
10 420 (10.15%) XML
11 417 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 356 (8.61%) AngularJS
13 337 (8.15%) .NET Framework
14 292 (7.06%) Sass
15 220 (5.32%) LAMP
16 218 (5.27%) REST
17 214 (5.17%) XHTML
18 210 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 206 (4.98%) WCF
20 201 (4.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 602 (14.56%) User Experience
2 318 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 254 (6.14%) Social Media
4 216 (5.22%) Open Source
5 194 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (4.42%) W3C
7 136 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 101 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 92 (2.22%) Graphic Design
10 81 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 78 (1.89%) Digital Media
12 48 (1.16%) E-Learning
13 45 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
14 43 (1.04%) Statistics
15 41 (0.99%) Copywriting
16 35 (0.85%) Blog
17 34 (0.82%) Algorithms
18 33 (0.80%) Animation
19 31 (0.75%) Photography
20 28 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 382 (9.24%) Linux
2 290 (7.01%) Windows
3 150 (3.63%) Android
4 137 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 87 (2.10%) UNIX
6 36 (0.87%) CentOS
7 32 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.19%) Solaris
16 7 (0.17%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.097%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1263 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1197 (28.94%) MVC
3 862 (20.84%) E-Commerce
4 797 (19.27%) Web Development
5 756 (18.28%) Content Management
6 533 (12.89%) OO
7 501 (12.11%) SEO
8 458 (11.07%) Scrum
9 455 (11.00%) TDD
10 362 (8.75%) Project Management
11 359 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
12 354 (8.56%) Web Design
13 312 (7.54%) CRM
14 305 (7.37%) Analytics
15 288 (6.96%) Digital Marketing
16 284 (6.87%) OOP
17 219 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
18 203 (4.91%) Software Engineering
19 188 (4.55%) BDD
20 155 (3.75%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2293 (55.44%) JavaScript
2 1199 (28.99%) C#
3 1189 (28.75%) PHP
4 851 (20.58%) SQL
5 499 (12.06%) Java
6 141 (3.41%) PHP5
7 128 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 108 (2.61%) Ruby
9 89 (2.15%) Python
10 67 (1.62%) VB.NET
11 47 (1.14%) C
12 37 (0.89%) Scala
13 34 (0.82%) VB
14 32 (0.77%) Perl
15 30 (0.73%) C++
16 29 (0.70%) Bash Shell
17 24 (0.58%) ActionScript
17 24 (0.58%) PowerShell
17 24 (0.58%) XPath
18 23 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 451 (10.90%) Degree
2 50 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 41 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 31 (0.75%) ISEB
6 30 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.56%) MCP
8 21 (0.51%) MCSE
9 19 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.29%) SAP Certification
11 10 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.22%) PMP
12 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.22%) CCNA
13 8 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.15%) Avaya Certification
16 5 (0.12%) MCITP
17 4 (0.097%) IIBA
17 4 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (3.94%) QA
2 31 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (0.70%) WCAG
4 28 (0.68%) SLA
5 27 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.31%) WAI
7 8 (0.19%) Section 508
8 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.82%) Varnish
3 31 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.29%) vSphere
6 8 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.12%) qmail
7 5 (0.12%) Postfix
7 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.097%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.024%) Xen
9 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.024%) Firmware
9 1 (0.024%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (0.82%) Vagrant
2 31 (0.75%) Puppet
3 27 (0.65%) TeamSite
4 20 (0.48%) Plesk
5 19 (0.46%) Capistrano
6 17 (0.41%) cPanel
7 15 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (0.24%) Nagios
10 9 (0.22%) Salt
11 8 (0.19%) Webmin
12 6 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 5 (0.12%) systemd
13 5 (0.12%) Hyperic
13 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.097%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.073%) Netcool
15 3 (0.073%) Cisco Prime
16 2 (0.048%) Opsview
16 2 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 594 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 549 (13.27%) Sitecore
3 444 (10.74%) Adobe
4 256 (6.19%) Oracle
5 241 (5.83%) EPiServer
6 222 (5.37%) Zend
7 196 (4.74%) Google
8 156 (3.77%) Facebook
9 113 (2.73%) Twitter
10 93 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 88 (2.13%) hybris
12 68 (1.64%) Ektron
13 67 (1.62%) IBM
14 63 (1.52%) Avaya
15 61 (1.47%) VMware
16 44 (1.06%) Red Hat
17 41 (0.99%) Cisco
18 39 (0.94%) Demandware
19 38 (0.92%) Endeca
20 36 (0.87%) HP
Berkshire
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fulwood, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 hours ago