The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 123 112 148
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +36
Permanent jobs citing CMS 101 107 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 1.98% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.72% 10.32% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 83 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £48,750 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
CMS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
942 1037 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.81% 19.21% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 788 871 880
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CMS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CMS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
Warwickshire -3 23 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Coventry +5 21 £35,000 -6.66%
Staffordshire +16 18 £34,500 -13.75%
Birmingham -24 15 £32,000 +48.83% 1
Worcestershire +1 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Shropshire - 4 £25,250 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £23,500 -16.07%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 134 (70.53%) HTML
2 124 (65.26%) JavaScript
3 120 (63.16%) CSS
4 81 (42.63%) jQuery
5 69 (36.32%) .NET
6 65 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 64 (33.68%) Web Development
8 62 (32.63%) PHP
9 59 (31.05%) HTML5
10 55 (28.95%) MySQL
11 52 (27.37%) C#
12 51 (26.84%) MVC
13 43 (22.63%) CSS3
14 42 (22.11%) User Experience
15 41 (21.58%) WordPress
16 39 (20.53%) SQL
17 38 (20.00%) E-Commerce
18 35 (18.42%) Photoshop
18 35 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
19 34 (17.89%) Project Management
20 31 (16.32%) Marketing
20 31 (16.32%) Analytics
21 30 (15.79%) OOP
21 30 (15.79%) SEO
22 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
23 27 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
24 26 (13.68%) XML
24 26 (13.68%) Web Design
24 26 (13.68%) Ajax

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (21.58%) WordPress
2 20 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 16 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.68%) Kentico
5 7 (3.68%) DNN
5 7 (3.68%) Drupal
6 5 (2.63%) IIS
7 4 (2.11%) Node.js
8 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 35 (18.42%) Photoshop
2 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.63%) MS Office
4 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.05%) GIMP
6 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.58%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.84%) Google Analytics
2 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.58%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Intranet
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 55 (28.95%) MySQL
3 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.32%) MS Access
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.21%) Jasmine
3 8 (4.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.68%) Ant
4 7 (3.68%) Subversion
4 7 (3.68%) Maven
4 7 (3.68%) Gradle
5 5 (2.63%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.58%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 31 (16.32%) Marketing
2 8 (4.21%) Retail
3 5 (2.63%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Advertising
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.58%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 149 (78.42%) Developer
2 69 (36.32%) Web Developer
3 43 (22.63%) PHP Developer
4 40 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (11.58%) PHP Web Developer
6 21 (11.05%) Front-End Web Developer
7 15 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.32%) Designer
9 11 (5.79%) Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) Database Developer
11 7 (3.68%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.68%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Web Designer
13 5 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (70.53%) HTML
2 120 (63.16%) CSS
3 81 (42.63%) jQuery
4 69 (36.32%) .NET
5 59 (31.05%) HTML5
6 43 (22.63%) CSS3
7 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
8 26 (13.68%) XML
8 26 (13.68%) Ajax
9 25 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 22 (11.58%) Sass
11 21 (11.05%) XHTML
12 20 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (9.47%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (9.47%) LESS
14 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (6.32%) Web Services
16 10 (5.26%) LAMP
17 9 (4.74%) Backbone.js
17 9 (4.74%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.11%) User Experience
2 14 (7.37%) Social Media
3 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.11%) NHS
6 4 (2.11%) W3C
7 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.58%) EPoS
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.05%) Blog
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.53%) Photography
9 1 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Windows
1 12 (6.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.68%) Web Development
2 51 (26.84%) MVC
3 38 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 35 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (17.89%) Project Management
6 31 (16.32%) Analytics
7 30 (15.79%) SEO
7 30 (15.79%) OOP
8 27 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (13.68%) Web Design
10 25 (13.16%) Content Management
11 22 (11.58%) CRM
12 20 (10.53%) Scrum
13 17 (8.95%) TDD
14 13 (6.84%) OO
14 13 (6.84%) ITIL
14 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2
17 9 (4.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (65.26%) JavaScript
2 62 (32.63%) PHP
3 52 (27.37%) C#
4 39 (20.53%) SQL
5 13 (6.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.84%) Java
6 12 (6.32%) VBA
7 11 (5.79%) PHP5
8 6 (3.16%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.58%) Python
9 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Plesk
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) Adobe
2 23 (12.11%) Google
3 21 (11.05%) Zend
4 19 (10.00%) Oracle
5 11 (5.79%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.68%) Telerik
6 7 (3.68%) SAP
7 4 (2.11%) hybris
8 3 (1.58%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.58%) OpenText
8 3 (1.58%) JDA
8 3 (1.58%) NCR
8 3 (1.58%) Twitter
9 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.05%) VMware
9 2 (1.05%) Facebook
9 2 (1.05%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.53%) ATG
10 1 (0.53%) RedDot
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