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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 125 150 111
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -39
Permanent jobs citing CMS 85 48 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.09% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.67% 6.47% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 82
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -14.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
980 742 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.52% 16.82% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 879 614 860
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Warwickshire +14 26 £36,250 +42.15% 6
Birmingham -13 17 £40,000 -3.03% 8
Staffordshire +5 8 £38,000 +90.00% 3
Coventry -1 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Walsall +3 6 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Solihull +4 4 £23,750 -52.50%
Worcestershire -5 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 132 (74.16%) JavaScript
2 131 (73.60%) HTML
3 128 (71.91%) CSS
4 88 (49.44%) PHP
5 76 (42.70%) jQuery
6 73 (41.01%) HTML5
7 64 (35.96%) MVC
8 59 (33.15%) OO
9 52 (29.21%) .NET
10 49 (27.53%) MySQL
11 47 (26.40%) WordPress
11 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (25.84%) CSS3
13 38 (21.35%) User Experience
14 37 (20.79%) E-Commerce
14 37 (20.79%) Umbraco
15 34 (19.10%) Drupal
16 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET
16 31 (17.42%) Web Services
17 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
18 29 (16.29%) Responsive Web Design
19 28 (15.73%) Photoshop
19 28 (15.73%) C#
20 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
21 26 (14.61%) Sitecore CMS
21 26 (14.61%) Sitecore
22 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
22 24 (13.48%) Adobe
23 23 (12.92%) Web Design
23 23 (12.92%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (26.40%) WordPress
2 37 (20.79%) Umbraco
3 34 (19.10%) Drupal
4 26 (14.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (8.43%) Joomla!
6 10 (5.62%) concrete5
7 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.37%) IIS
8 6 (3.37%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (1.69%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.12%) Apache
10 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.12%) Kentico
10 2 (1.12%) Node.js
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.56%) FileNet
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (15.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Magento
2 4 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.69%) Enfinity
4 1 (0.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.37%) IaaS
3 5 (2.81%) SaaS
4 4 (2.25%) GitHub
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Internet
2 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.18%) DNS
3 6 (3.37%) VLAN
4 2 (1.12%) PABX
4 2 (1.12%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) VPN
4 2 (1.12%) ISDN
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.53%) MySQL
2 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) Subversion
2 11 (6.18%) JIRA
3 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.49%) Grunt
4 8 (4.49%) Yeoman
5 7 (3.93%) Behat
6 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.81%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.81%) Hudson
8 4 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.12%) JBehave
10 2 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 23 (12.92%) Marketing
2 16 (8.99%) Advertising
3 5 (2.81%) Retail
3 5 (2.81%) Finance
4 4 (2.25%) Publishing
4 4 (2.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 132 (74.16%) Developer
2 47 (26.40%) PHP Developer
3 43 (24.16%) Web Developer
4 34 (19.10%) Senior Developer
5 27 (15.17%) Junior
6 25 (14.04%) Junior Developer
7 21 (11.80%) Junior Web Developer
8 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
9 17 (9.55%) Senior PHP Developer
10 15 (8.43%) Lead Developer
11 14 (7.87%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (6.74%) Senior Web Developer
13 10 (5.62%) C# Developer
13 10 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (3.37%) Analyst
15 6 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 5 (2.81%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (73.60%) HTML
2 128 (71.91%) CSS
3 76 (42.70%) jQuery
4 73 (41.01%) HTML5
5 52 (29.21%) .NET
6 46 (25.84%) CSS3
7 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET
7 31 (17.42%) Web Services
8 22 (12.36%) Yii
9 21 (11.80%) LAMP
10 20 (11.24%) Sass
10 20 (11.24%) LESS
11 19 (10.67%) XHTML
12 17 (9.55%) Flash
12 17 (9.55%) Symfony
13 16 (8.99%) REST
14 15 (8.43%) RESTful
15 14 (7.87%) JSON
16 12 (6.74%) Ajax
17 11 (6.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.35%) User Experience
2 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.18%) Digital Media
3 11 (6.18%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.62%) Open Source
4 10 (5.62%) Social Media
5 8 (4.49%) iPhone
6 6 (3.37%) New Media
6 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.81%) Blog
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.80%) Linux
2 17 (9.55%) Windows
3 8 (4.49%) Android
4 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.96%) MVC
2 59 (33.15%) OO
3 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.79%) E-Commerce
5 29 (16.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (12.92%) Web Design
7 20 (11.24%) Content Management
8 16 (8.99%) UX Design
9 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.43%) Scrum
10 14 (7.87%) OOP
11 13 (7.30%) TDD
12 12 (6.74%) Web Development
13 11 (6.18%) SEO
13 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.62%) BDD
14 10 (5.62%) iOS Development
14 10 (5.62%) OO PHP
14 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (74.16%) JavaScript
2 88 (49.44%) PHP
3 28 (15.73%) C#
4 20 (11.24%) PHP5
5 17 (9.55%) ActionScript
5 17 (9.55%) SQL
6 11 (6.18%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (3.93%) Java
8 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) ABAP
10 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
4 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.61%) Sitecore
3 24 (13.48%) Adobe
4 20 (11.24%) Zend
5 15 (8.43%) EPiServer
6 7 (3.93%) Avaya
6 7 (3.93%) VMware
6 7 (3.93%) Google
7 6 (3.37%) EMC
8 5 (2.81%) Verint
9 4 (2.25%) Twitter
9 4 (2.25%) Open Text
10 3 (1.69%) Intershop
10 3 (1.69%) Cisco
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle
11 1 (0.56%) SAP
11 1 (0.56%) HP
11 1 (0.56%) Dell
11 1 (0.56%) Juniper
11 1 (0.56%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: dependant on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago