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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 58 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing CMS 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.66% 2.66% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 9.52% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +4.65%
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
150 105 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.68% 27.93% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 72 62
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 October 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 31 (67.39%) C#
2 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (54.35%) Change Management
3 25 (54.35%) Practice Management
4 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 24 (52.17%) MS Office
5 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
6 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (23.91%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.91%) VB
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) UML
10 8 (17.39%) VBA
10 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.04%) MVC
12 6 (13.04%) jQuery
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 6 (13.04%) WCF
12 6 (13.04%) CSS3
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
13 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (10.87%) Node.js
13 5 (10.87%) Semantic Web
13 5 (10.87%) Information Architecture
13 5 (10.87%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Team Leader
2 13 (28.26%) Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Programmer
6 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
1 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) jQuery
3 6 (13.04%) WCF
3 6 (13.04%) CSS3
3 6 (13.04%) HTML5
4 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.87%) Ajax
4 5 (10.87%) XHTML
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Semantic Web
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Change Management
1 25 (54.35%) Practice Management
2 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) UML
5 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) MVC
7 5 (10.87%) Information Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) SEO
7 5 (10.87%) OO
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.17%) System Testing
8 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 30 (65.22%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) VB
5 8 (17.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe