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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 144 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 81 91 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.80% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.73% 9.09% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 61
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £42,500
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
1048 1001 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.59% 19.76% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 844 885 601
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Coventry +11 22 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Staffordshire +13 19 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Walsall +1 16 £37,500 +97.36%
Warwickshire -32 14 £36,500 +7.35% 1
Birmingham -14 10 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Sutton Coldfield -10 1 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (57.06%) HTML
2 89 (54.60%) CSS
3 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
4 51 (31.29%) .NET
5 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
6 48 (29.45%) Photoshop
7 46 (28.22%) C#
8 45 (27.61%) jQuery
9 43 (26.38%) E-Commerce
9 43 (26.38%) MVC
10 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (23.93%) Marketing
11 39 (23.93%) Oracle
12 38 (23.31%) User Experience
13 37 (22.70%) CSS3
14 32 (19.63%) SEO
14 32 (19.63%) Web Development
15 31 (19.02%) HTML5
15 31 (19.02%) Analytics
16 29 (17.79%) Content Management
16 29 (17.79%) PHP
17 28 (17.18%) Google
17 28 (17.18%) Time Management
17 28 (17.18%) Sitecore CMS
17 28 (17.18%) Sitecore
17 28 (17.18%) Responsive Web Design
18 26 (15.95%) XML
19 25 (15.34%) SQL
20 24 (14.72%) Web Services
20 24 (14.72%) Google Analytics

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (17.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 23 (14.11%) WordPress
3 21 (12.88%) WebSphere
4 20 (12.27%) Umbraco
5 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.36%) Drupal
7 8 (4.91%) IIS
8 6 (3.68%) Kentico
9 4 (2.45%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.84%) Documentum
10 3 (1.84%) Node.js
11 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.23%) JBoss
11 2 (1.23%) Liferay
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 48 (29.45%) Photoshop
2 15 (9.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.84%) InDesign
4 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.84%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.72%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) SaaS
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.84%) GitHub
3 3 (1.84%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.23%) AdWords
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.13%) MySQL
4 3 (1.84%) GIS
4 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Mercurial
2 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.45%) Subversion
3 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.84%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.84%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (23.93%) Marketing
2 23 (14.11%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.68%) Legal
5 5 (3.07%) Automotive
6 4 (2.45%) Advertising
7 3 (1.84%) Back Office
7 3 (1.84%) Finance
8 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (47.24%) Developer
2 38 (23.31%) Web Developer
3 26 (15.95%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (11.66%) Analyst
5 19 (11.66%) Designer
5 19 (11.66%) Online Merchandiser
6 17 (10.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (8.59%) PHP Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Web Designer
9 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
9 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.75%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (5.52%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.91%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Junior
12 8 (4.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (57.06%) HTML
2 89 (54.60%) CSS
3 51 (31.29%) .NET
4 45 (27.61%) jQuery
5 37 (22.70%) CSS3
6 31 (19.02%) HTML5
7 26 (15.95%) XML
8 24 (14.72%) Web Services
9 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
10 17 (10.43%) LESS
10 17 (10.43%) Sass
10 17 (10.43%) XHTML
11 15 (9.20%) Flash
12 13 (7.98%) WCF
13 12 (7.36%) XSLT
14 11 (6.75%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.13%) Ajax
15 10 (6.13%) JSON
16 8 (4.91%) RESTful
17 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.31%) User Experience
2 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.07%) EPoS
4 4 (2.45%) Social Media
4 4 (2.45%) W3C
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.61%) Photography
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.29%) Windows
2 3 (1.84%) AIX
2 3 (1.84%) Android
2 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.84%) Linux
2 3 (1.84%) Unix
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) E-Commerce
1 43 (26.38%) MVC
2 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.63%) SEO
3 32 (19.63%) Web Development
4 31 (19.02%) Analytics
5 29 (17.79%) Content Management
6 28 (17.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (17.18%) Time Management
7 22 (13.50%) Front End Development
8 21 (12.88%) Email Marketing
8 21 (12.88%) Web Design
9 20 (12.27%) Product Management
10 19 (11.66%) Tag Management
11 16 (9.82%) CRM
12 15 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (7.98%) Release Management
14 11 (6.75%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (5.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
2 46 (28.22%) C#
3 29 (17.79%) PHP
4 25 (15.34%) SQL
5 12 (7.36%) XPath
5 12 (7.36%) XQuery
6 10 (6.13%) Java
7 9 (5.52%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.45%) VB
10 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.84%) Python
10 3 (1.84%) Ruby
10 3 (1.84%) VBA
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Puppet
2 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Oracle
2 28 (17.18%) Google
2 28 (17.18%) Sitecore
3 21 (12.88%) IBM
3 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.27%) Adobe
5 19 (11.66%) ATG
5 19 (11.66%) hybris
6 18 (11.04%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.45%) OpenText
8 3 (1.84%) FatWire
8 3 (1.84%) SAP
8 3 (1.84%) Zend
9 2 (1.23%) RedDot
9 2 (1.23%) Vignette
10 1 (0.61%) EMC
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