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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 112 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2983 2520 2787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 2.27% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.87% 10.87% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2480 2248 2596
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25137 23188 25082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 20.88% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20671 19507 21871
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +11 2830 £40,000 - 385
London +6 1420 £47,000 +4.44% 162
South East +8 550 £37,500 - 57
City of London +20 297 £45,000 -10.00% 41
North West +24 188 £32,500 +4.41% 42
South West +9 186 £32,500 -4.41% 29
East of England +39 178 £37,500 +19.04% 28
Yorkshire +10 139 £32,500 +4.00% 31
Surrey -18 128 £41,000 +2.50% 16
Berkshire +21 123 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +65 117 £35,000 - 12
Manchester 0 105 £32,500 - 24
East Midlands -3 103 £36,000 +26.31% 16
West Yorkshire -4 86 £34,750 +20.85% 21
Bristol +9 80 £35,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +56 77 £40,000 +28.00% 15
Leeds +4 74 £34,750 +23.00% 13
West Midlands +11 73 £33,750 +3.84% 14
Scotland +13 72 £35,000 +8.52% 12
Wiltshire +27 55 £28,500 -17.98% 6
Cheshire +31 53 £33,000 +6.45% 8
Oxfordshire -10 52 £37,500 -11.80% 8
West Sussex +31 48 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Reading +16 47 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 40 £35,000 +2.94% 3
South Yorkshire +7 38 £34,250 -2.14% 4
Nottinghamshire -7 38 £36,000 +5.10% 8
Leicestershire +7 36 £43,500 +58.18% 1
Swindon +20 35 £28,500 -16.78% 1
Cambridge +12 35 £35,000 +5.26% 2

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3131 (58.99%) HTML
2 2873 (54.13%) CSS
3 2675 (50.40%) JavaScript
4 1842 (34.70%) .NET
5 1786 (33.65%) jQuery
6 1499 (28.24%) PHP
7 1441 (27.15%) C#
8 1307 (24.62%) MVC
9 1285 (24.21%) HTML5
10 1279 (24.10%) SQL Server
11 1272 (23.96%) ASP.NET
12 1193 (22.48%) Content Management
13 1125 (21.19%) MySQL
14 1118 (21.06%) E-Commerce
15 1043 (19.65%) SQL
16 1010 (19.03%) CSS3
17 960 (18.09%) Marketing
18 927 (17.46%) XML
19 832 (15.67%) Web Development
20 753 (14.19%) Drupal
21 744 (14.02%) Umbraco
21 744 (14.02%) Ajax
22 740 (13.94%) Microsoft
23 714 (13.45%) Java
24 658 (12.40%) WordPress
25 649 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
26 645 (12.15%) OO
27 633 (11.93%) Sitecore CMS
27 633 (11.93%) Sitecore
28 618 (11.64%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 753 (14.19%) Drupal
2 744 (14.02%) Umbraco
3 658 (12.40%) WordPress
4 633 (11.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 377 (7.10%) IIS
6 356 (6.71%) Apache
7 309 (5.82%) SharePoint
8 278 (5.24%) Joomla!
9 180 (3.39%) Adobe CQ
10 160 (3.01%) Node.js
11 141 (2.66%) Tomcat
12 127 (2.39%) Kentico
13 123 (2.32%) Alfresco
14 90 (1.70%) DNN
15 81 (1.53%) Sitefinity
16 72 (1.36%) Apache Solr
17 66 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
18 47 (0.89%) concrete5
19 45 (0.85%) ExpressionEngine
20 43 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 538 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 372 (7.01%) MS Excel
3 216 (4.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 145 (2.73%) MS Office
5 98 (1.85%) Fireworks
6 54 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 48 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 48 (0.90%) MS Project
8 31 (0.58%) InDesign
9 8 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
10 6 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.075%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.057%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.038%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.038%) GIMP
15 1 (0.019%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.019%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 336 (6.33%) Magento
2 220 (4.14%) Google Analytics
3 54 (1.02%) WebTrends
4 38 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.51%) nopCommerce
6 23 (0.43%) Visualfiles
7 20 (0.38%) Tridion
8 19 (0.36%) Fredhopper
9 18 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
11 9 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
12 8 (0.15%) Misys Opics
13 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.11%) osCommerce
15 4 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
16 3 (0.057%) Sage 200
16 3 (0.057%) PeopleSoft HRMS
17 2 (0.038%) SAP CRM
17 2 (0.038%) Lawson
17 2 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.00%) SaaS
4 41 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.40%) GitHub
7 16 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.24%) MailChimp
10 12 (0.23%) Office 365
11 10 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.17%) Basecamp
13 7 (0.13%) IaaS
13 7 (0.13%) Route 53
14 5 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.094%) LucidChart
15 4 (0.075%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.075%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 226 (4.26%) Internet
2 152 (2.86%) Intranet
3 108 (2.03%) HTTP
4 99 (1.87%) DNS
5 88 (1.66%) Firewall
6 62 (1.17%) FTP
7 59 (1.11%) VoIP
8 55 (1.04%) TCP/IP
9 50 (0.94%) Extranet
10 44 (0.83%) SSL
11 41 (0.77%) SSH
12 26 (0.49%) WAN
13 23 (0.43%) LAN
14 22 (0.41%) DHCP
14 22 (0.41%) NAS
15 20 (0.38%) SAN
16 16 (0.30%) VPN
17 15 (0.28%) CTI
17 15 (0.28%) DMZ
17 15 (0.28%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1279 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 1125 (21.19%) MySQL
3 325 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 267 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 213 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 144 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 117 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 69 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 62 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 59 (1.11%) NoSQL
13 46 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.75%) Big Data
16 24 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
17 23 (0.43%) Oracle Database
18 21 (0.40%) MarkLogic
19 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 15 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 382 (7.20%) Subversion
2 379 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 350 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 227 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 176 (3.32%) NUnit
6 130 (2.45%) JIRA
7 80 (1.51%) Maven
8 77 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
9 65 (1.22%) JUnit
10 61 (1.15%) Selenium
11 60 (1.13%) Jenkins
12 58 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 49 (0.92%) MSTest
14 45 (0.85%) SpecFlow
15 39 (0.73%) Moq
16 35 (0.66%) PhoneGap
17 33 (0.62%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.57%) Mockito
19 28 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
20 27 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 960 (18.09%) Marketing
2 542 (10.21%) Finance
3 312 (5.88%) Retail
4 251 (4.73%) Advertising
5 211 (3.98%) Publishing
6 114 (2.15%) Games
7 111 (2.09%) Legal
8 76 (1.43%) Back Office
9 74 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 67 (1.26%) Law
11 56 (1.06%) Banking
12 47 (0.89%) Multimedia
13 38 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (0.45%) Electronics
15 21 (0.40%) Billing
16 19 (0.36%) Automotive
17 15 (0.28%) Online Betting
18 14 (0.26%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.24%) French Language
19 13 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3290 (61.98%) Developer
2 1092 (20.57%) Web Developer
3 741 (13.96%) .NET Developer
4 665 (12.53%) PHP Developer
5 474 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 437 (8.23%) Front-End Developer
7 346 (6.52%) Analyst
8 339 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 260 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 256 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 236 (4.45%) Architect
12 233 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 221 (4.16%) Java Developer
14 167 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
15 166 (3.13%) Designer
16 161 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
17 157 (2.96%) Business Analyst
18 153 (2.88%) Lead Developer
19 152 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
20 145 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3131 (58.99%) HTML
2 2873 (54.13%) CSS
3 1842 (34.70%) .NET
4 1786 (33.65%) jQuery
5 1285 (24.21%) HTML5
6 1272 (23.96%) ASP.NET
7 1010 (19.03%) CSS3
8 927 (17.46%) XML
9 744 (14.02%) Ajax
10 576 (10.85%) Web Services
11 518 (9.76%) XHTML
12 497 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 393 (7.40%) .NET Framework
14 348 (6.56%) LAMP
15 310 (5.84%) WCF
16 289 (5.44%) JSON
17 267 (5.03%) XSLT
18 226 (4.26%) Spring
19 218 (4.11%) Symfony
20 194 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 433 (8.16%) Open Source
2 391 (7.37%) Social Media
3 338 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 204 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 191 (3.60%) W3C
6 176 (3.32%) Digital Media
7 136 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 88 (1.66%) Copywriting
8 88 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.22%) Blog
10 63 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 62 (1.17%) E-Learning
12 57 (1.07%) Graphic Design
13 56 (1.06%) Statistics
14 54 (1.02%) New Media
15 51 (0.96%) Kindle
16 46 (0.87%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
18 33 (0.62%) iPhone
19 32 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 565 (10.64%) Linux
2 429 (8.08%) Windows
3 236 (4.45%) Android
3 236 (4.45%) Apple iOS
4 80 (1.51%) UNIX
5 72 (1.36%) CentOS
6 71 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 51 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.28%) Solaris
13 14 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.17%) Debian
17 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.11%) AIX
18 2 (0.038%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1307 (24.62%) MVC
2 1193 (22.48%) Content Management
3 1118 (21.06%) E-Commerce
4 832 (15.67%) Web Development
5 649 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
6 645 (12.15%) OO
7 618 (11.64%) SEO
8 492 (9.27%) Scrum
9 482 (9.08%) TDD
10 442 (8.33%) Analytics
11 432 (8.14%) Project Management
12 378 (7.12%) OOP
13 346 (6.52%) Web Design
14 306 (5.76%) Digital Marketing
15 293 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 272 (5.12%) CRM
17 237 (4.46%) Software Engineering
18 214 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
19 182 (3.43%) ITIL
20 181 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2675 (50.40%) JavaScript
2 1499 (28.24%) PHP
3 1441 (27.15%) C#
4 1043 (19.65%) SQL
5 714 (13.45%) Java
6 268 (5.05%) PHP5
7 211 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 164 (3.09%) Python
9 161 (3.03%) Ruby
10 127 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 119 (2.24%) Perl
12 77 (1.45%) XPath
13 57 (1.07%) Scala
14 45 (0.85%) ActionScript
15 44 (0.83%) VB
16 42 (0.79%) C
17 39 (0.73%) Objective-C
18 37 (0.70%) PHP4
19 32 (0.60%) Shell Script
20 26 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 587 (11.06%) Degree
2 78 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 39 (0.73%) MCP
5 24 (0.45%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.41%) MCSE
7 21 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (0.38%) ISEB
8 20 (0.38%) CCNA
9 17 (0.32%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.32%) SAP Certification
10 15 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.28%) PMP
11 14 (0.26%) MBA
12 10 (0.19%) HND
12 10 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.15%) MCTS
14 7 (0.13%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.37%) QA
2 102 (1.92%) SLA
3 89 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.49%) WCAG
5 20 (0.38%) WAI
6 18 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.094%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.075%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.019%) BS25999
9 1 (0.019%) BS15000
System Software
1 77 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 35 (0.66%) vSphere
4 34 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.24%) Varnish
6 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.075%) KVM
8 2 (0.038%) NFS
8 2 (0.038%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.038%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.038%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.019%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (1.66%) Plesk
2 36 (0.68%) Puppet
3 22 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.34%) Nagios
5 12 (0.23%) Munin
6 11 (0.21%) Ansible
7 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.13%) OpenSSO
8 7 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.038%) SCCM
9 2 (0.038%) SCOM
9 2 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.019%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.019%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.019%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.019%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.019%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 740 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 633 (11.93%) Sitecore
3 462 (8.70%) Adobe
4 393 (7.40%) Google
5 284 (5.35%) Zend
6 275 (5.18%) Oracle
7 268 (5.05%) EPiServer
8 135 (2.54%) Facebook
9 121 (2.28%) Ektron
10 107 (2.02%) VMware
11 87 (1.64%) Twitter
12 77 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 77 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 74 (1.39%) Avaya
14 70 (1.32%) Cisco
15 65 (1.22%) hybris
16 55 (1.04%) FatWire
17 54 (1.02%) SAP
18 53 (1.00%) Endeca
19 43 (0.81%) Omniture
Warminster, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Medical Cover
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pure People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CV Wow
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits + training!!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT People First
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Squiz
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum £90-£100k + EXECUTIVE BENS
Posted: 19 hours ago