The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 98 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 121 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 1.33% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 7.40% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 92 67 59
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1081 1000 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.12% 18.01% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 915 846 855
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CMS
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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
Birmingham +13 41 £25,500 -16.39% 4
Warwickshire +29 31 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Staffordshire -3 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire +5 7 £30,000 -
Coventry +6 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Solihull - 3 £30,000 - 3
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 141 (71.94%) HTML
2 139 (70.92%) JavaScript
2 139 (70.92%) CSS
3 101 (51.53%) PHP
4 87 (44.39%) jQuery
5 85 (43.37%) MySQL
6 83 (42.35%) WordPress
7 63 (32.14%) MVC
8 60 (30.61%) HTML5
9 51 (26.02%) .NET
10 49 (25.00%) CSS3
11 45 (22.96%) SEO
11 45 (22.96%) C#
12 44 (22.45%) Marketing
13 43 (21.94%) Web Development
13 43 (21.94%) XHTML
14 40 (20.41%) ASP.NET
14 40 (20.41%) Magento
15 38 (19.39%) Photoshop
16 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
17 33 (16.84%) Web Services
18 32 (16.33%) Git (software)
18 32 (16.33%) Umbraco
19 29 (14.80%) OO
20 28 (14.29%) OOP
20 28 (14.29%) Content Management
21 27 (13.78%) Drupal
22 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
23 24 (12.24%) Adobe
23 24 (12.24%) Joomla!

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 83 (42.35%) WordPress
2 32 (16.33%) Umbraco
3 27 (13.78%) Drupal
4 24 (12.24%) Joomla!
5 18 (9.18%) Apache
5 18 (9.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (4.08%) Node.js
7 6 (3.06%) IIS
7 6 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.04%) WorkSite
8 4 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (2.04%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.04%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.53%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.51%) Documentum
Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.51%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (20.41%) Magento
2 15 (7.65%) WebTrends
3 4 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) IaaS
1 2 (1.02%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.73%) DNS
2 9 (4.59%) SSH
3 6 (3.06%) Internet
4 4 (2.04%) Extranet
4 4 (2.04%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.02%) SSL
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) SMTP
5 2 (1.02%) FTP
5 2 (1.02%) VLAN
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (43.37%) MySQL
2 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.57%) Subversion
3 3 (1.53%) JIRA
3 3 (1.53%) Selenium
4 2 (1.02%) Hudson
4 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Grunt
5 1 (0.51%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 44 (22.45%) Marketing
2 14 (7.14%) Advertising
3 10 (5.10%) Retail
4 8 (4.08%) Finance
5 5 (2.55%) Legal
6 4 (2.04%) Law
6 4 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.04%) Billing
7 3 (1.53%) Games
7 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (81.12%) Developer
2 85 (43.37%) Web Developer
3 50 (25.51%) PHP Developer
4 21 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
4 21 (10.71%) Junior
4 21 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 18 (9.18%) Junior Web Developer
6 17 (8.67%) Analyst
7 10 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.59%) Sitecore Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (4.08%) CRM Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) Applications Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Designer
11 6 (3.06%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Web Designer
12 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (71.94%) HTML
2 139 (70.92%) CSS
3 87 (44.39%) jQuery
4 60 (30.61%) HTML5
5 51 (26.02%) .NET
6 49 (25.00%) CSS3
7 43 (21.94%) XHTML
8 40 (20.41%) ASP.NET
9 33 (16.84%) Web Services
10 18 (9.18%) XML
10 18 (9.18%) Flash
10 18 (9.18%) Ajax
11 14 (7.14%) LAMP
12 13 (6.63%) SOAP
13 12 (6.12%) REST
14 11 (5.61%) Sass
14 11 (5.61%) LESS
15 8 (4.08%) Yii
15 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (4.08%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Open Source
2 13 (6.63%) Social Media
3 6 (3.06%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.04%) Xbox
4 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.04%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.53%) FMCG
6 2 (1.02%) RIA
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
7 1 (0.51%) Animation
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
7 1 (0.51%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Linux
2 20 (10.20%) Windows
3 10 (5.10%) Android
3 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) UNIX
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.14%) MVC
2 45 (22.96%) SEO
3 43 (21.94%) Web Development
4 29 (14.80%) OO
5 28 (14.29%) OOP
5 28 (14.29%) Content Management
6 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.22%) CRM
7 22 (11.22%) Web Design
8 20 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (7.65%) User Experience Design
10 13 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.12%) Analytics
12 10 (5.10%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (3.57%) TDD
13 7 (3.57%) Project Management
13 7 (3.57%) iOS Development
14 6 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (2.55%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 139 (70.92%) JavaScript
2 101 (51.53%) PHP
3 45 (22.96%) C#
4 17 (8.67%) ActionScript
5 16 (8.16%) SQL
6 15 (7.65%) PHP5
7 12 (6.12%) ActionScript 3.0
8 11 (5.61%) Java
9 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.04%) VB
11 3 (1.53%) Ruby
12 2 (1.02%) Python
12 2 (1.02%) C
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.51%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) NFS
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.02%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) Adobe
2 18 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) Sitecore
3 16 (8.16%) Zend
4 11 (5.61%) EPiServer
5 8 (4.08%) Ektron
5 8 (4.08%) Open Text
6 6 (3.06%) Facebook
7 5 (2.55%) Google
8 4 (2.04%) LexisNexis
8 4 (2.04%) Sony
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle
9 2 (1.02%) VMware
10 1 (0.51%) Alterian
10 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + share options, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits +10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Sitecore project
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 8% bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Rugby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + executive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago