The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 51 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing CMS 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.81% 2.65% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 10.53% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 4
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
CMS
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 95 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.71% 25.20% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 61 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CMS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CMS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS across the Watford region.

CMS Salary Trend in Watford

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 34 (66.67%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) MS Office
3 24 (47.06%) Change Management
3 24 (47.06%) Practice Management
4 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
5 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 17 (33.33%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (23.53%) Degree
9 11 (21.57%) VB
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 10 (19.61%) WCF
10 10 (19.61%) jQuery
11 9 (17.65%) UML
11 9 (17.65%) XHTML
11 9 (17.65%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (15.69%) VBA
12 8 (15.69%) OO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 7 (13.73%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.96%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Programmer
9 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) CSS
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.61%) WCF
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 9 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (17.65%) XHTML
5 8 (15.69%) CSS3
5 8 (15.69%) HTML5
6 7 (13.73%) Ajax
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) Flash
7 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Semantic Web
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.96%) SUSE
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Change Management
1 24 (47.06%) Practice Management
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 9 (17.65%) UML
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
6 8 (15.69%) OO
7 7 (13.73%) SEO
7 7 (13.73%) Information Architecture
8 1 (1.96%) System Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Web Development
8 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
4 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (21.57%) VB
6 8 (15.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.96%) Macromedia
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle