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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 112 109 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing CMS 129 116 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 2.16% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.24% 10.72% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 68
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,500 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1054 1082 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.00% 20.14% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 867 920 863
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -20 28 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Birmingham -18 26 £31,000 +21.56% 5
Staffordshire +16 15 £39,000 +12.23% 2
Coventry -2 15 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Worcestershire -8 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Solihull +14 7 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Shropshire - 4 £25,250 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 147 (71.71%) HTML
2 140 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 133 (64.88%) CSS
4 101 (49.27%) jQuery
5 79 (38.54%) .NET
6 74 (36.10%) Web Development
7 73 (35.61%) PHP
8 68 (33.17%) SQL Server
8 68 (33.17%) HTML5
9 61 (29.76%) MVC
10 59 (28.78%) C#
11 54 (26.34%) MySQL
12 53 (25.85%) CSS3
13 47 (22.93%) User Experience
14 45 (21.95%) WordPress
15 42 (20.49%) E-Commerce
15 42 (20.49%) Microsoft
16 39 (19.02%) Project Management
16 39 (19.02%) SQL
17 38 (18.54%) ASP.NET
18 37 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (17.56%) Photoshop
19 36 (17.56%) Marketing
19 36 (17.56%) Analytics
20 35 (17.07%) SEO
21 31 (15.12%) OOP
21 31 (15.12%) Content Management
22 30 (14.63%) XML
23 26 (12.68%) Adobe
23 26 (12.68%) Scrum

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 45 (21.95%) WordPress
2 24 (11.71%) Umbraco
3 14 (6.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (6.83%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.90%) DNN
5 7 (3.41%) Drupal
6 6 (2.93%) Kentico
7 4 (1.95%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.95%) IIS
8 3 (1.46%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) Node.js
9 1 (0.49%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.49%) concrete5
Applications
1 36 (17.56%) Photoshop
2 18 (8.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.95%) MS Office
4 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.49%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.46%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Google Analytics
2 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Intranet
2 4 (1.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Extranet
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 54 (26.34%) MySQL
3 21 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.85%) MS Access
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.90%) Jasmine
3 8 (3.90%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.41%) Gradle
4 7 (3.41%) Ant
4 7 (3.41%) Subversion
4 7 (3.41%) Maven
5 6 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.95%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.98%) Hudson
9 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (17.56%) Marketing
2 10 (4.88%) Local Government
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
3 8 (3.90%) Advertising
4 7 (3.41%) Back Office
5 5 (2.44%) Finance
6 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 164 (80.00%) Developer
2 70 (34.15%) Web Developer
3 45 (21.95%) PHP Developer
4 41 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (10.73%) PHP Web Developer
6 20 (9.76%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.29%) Front-End Web Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Designer
9 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Database Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Analyst
12 8 (3.90%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 6 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.93%) Junior
15 5 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (71.71%) HTML
2 133 (64.88%) CSS
3 101 (49.27%) jQuery
4 79 (38.54%) .NET
5 68 (33.17%) HTML5
6 53 (25.85%) CSS3
7 38 (18.54%) ASP.NET
8 30 (14.63%) XML
9 26 (12.68%) Sass
10 25 (12.20%) AngularJS
11 22 (10.73%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (10.24%) Ajax
13 19 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (8.29%) XHTML
15 15 (7.32%) LAMP
16 14 (6.83%) LESS
17 11 (5.37%) LINQ
17 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (4.88%) Web Services
19 9 (4.39%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.93%) User Experience
2 14 (6.83%) Social Media
2 14 (6.83%) NHS
3 13 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.95%) W3C
6 3 (1.46%) Copywriting
6 3 (1.46%) Blog
6 3 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.46%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Photography
8 1 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.34%) Linux
2 11 (5.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.10%) Web Development
2 61 (29.76%) MVC
3 42 (20.49%) E-Commerce
4 39 (19.02%) Project Management
5 37 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (17.56%) Analytics
7 35 (17.07%) SEO
8 31 (15.12%) Content Management
8 31 (15.12%) OOP
9 26 (12.68%) Scrum
9 26 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (12.20%) Web Design
11 22 (10.73%) CRM
12 18 (8.78%) TDD
13 15 (7.32%) OO
13 15 (7.32%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (5.85%) Regression Testing
15 12 (5.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 140 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 73 (35.61%) PHP
3 59 (28.78%) C#
4 39 (19.02%) SQL
5 13 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.85%) VBA
7 9 (4.39%) PHP5
8 8 (3.90%) Java
9 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 23 (11.22%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Plesk
1 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.68%) Adobe
2 26 (12.68%) Zend
3 23 (11.22%) Google
4 14 (6.83%) Sitecore
5 13 (6.34%) Oracle
6 8 (3.90%) Telerik
7 7 (3.41%) SAP
8 4 (1.95%) hybris
9 3 (1.46%) Twitter
9 3 (1.46%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.46%) JDA
9 3 (1.46%) NCR
10 2 (0.98%) OpenText
10 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.98%) Facebook
10 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.49%) RedDot
11 1 (0.49%) VMware
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