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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 107 138 121
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Permanent jobs citing CMS 109 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.17% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.28% 6.47% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 52 68
Average salary £30,000 £28,750 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,625 £36,900 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
1060 989 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.44% 18.12% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 867 842
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 +21 40 £23,500 -24.19% 4
Warwickshire +25 21 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Coventry +6 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Solihull +3 7 £30,500 -
Worcestershire - 7 £30,000 -
Staffordshire -23 5 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 132 (69.11%) JavaScript
2 129 (67.54%) HTML
3 126 (65.97%) CSS
4 94 (49.21%) PHP
5 86 (45.03%) jQuery
6 80 (41.88%) MySQL
7 77 (40.31%) WordPress
8 58 (30.37%) HTML5
9 53 (27.75%) MVC
10 50 (26.18%) CSS3
11 47 (24.61%) Photoshop
12 45 (23.56%) SEO
13 43 (22.51%) Marketing
14 38 (19.90%) Umbraco
15 37 (19.37%) .NET
16 35 (18.32%) C#
17 34 (17.80%) Web Development
18 33 (17.28%) Git (software)
18 33 (17.28%) Magento
18 33 (17.28%) ASP.NET
18 33 (17.28%) XHTML
18 33 (17.28%) Adobe
19 29 (15.18%) Web Services
20 28 (14.66%) Web Design
21 27 (14.14%) SQL Server
21 27 (14.14%) OO
21 27 (14.14%) Drupal
22 26 (13.61%) DNS
23 25 (13.09%) E-Commerce
23 25 (13.09%) OOP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (40.31%) WordPress
2 38 (19.90%) Umbraco
3 27 (14.14%) Drupal
4 22 (11.52%) Joomla!
5 19 (9.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (9.42%) Apache
7 9 (4.71%) Node.js
8 8 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (3.66%) IIS
10 6 (3.14%) EPiServer CMS
10 6 (3.14%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.09%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (2.09%) Sitefinity
12 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.05%) Documentum
14 1 (0.52%) FileNet
14 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (24.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) InDesign
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (17.28%) Magento
2 12 (6.28%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.62%) IaaS
2 2 (1.05%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Trello
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) DNS
2 9 (4.71%) SSH
3 7 (3.66%) Internet
4 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.62%) VLAN
5 4 (2.09%) Intranet
5 4 (2.09%) Extranet
6 2 (1.05%) SAN
6 2 (1.05%) VPN
6 2 (1.05%) FTP
6 2 (1.05%) PABX
7 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (41.88%) MySQL
2 27 (14.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.24%) Subversion
3 3 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.05%) Selenium
4 2 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.05%) Hudson
4 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Grunt
5 1 (0.52%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 43 (22.51%) Marketing
2 15 (7.85%) Advertising
3 9 (4.71%) Retail
3 9 (4.71%) Finance
4 4 (2.09%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.09%) Billing
5 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (76.44%) Developer
2 83 (43.46%) Web Developer
3 46 (24.08%) PHP Developer
4 29 (15.18%) Junior
5 27 (14.14%) Junior Developer
6 24 (12.57%) Junior Web Developer
7 20 (10.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 14 (7.33%) Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Applications Developer
9 9 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.19%) CRM Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Sitecore Developer
11 7 (3.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Designer
11 7 (3.66%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Web Designer
12 6 (3.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (67.54%) HTML
2 126 (65.97%) CSS
3 86 (45.03%) jQuery
4 58 (30.37%) HTML5
5 50 (26.18%) CSS3
6 37 (19.37%) .NET
7 33 (17.28%) ASP.NET
7 33 (17.28%) XHTML
8 29 (15.18%) Web Services
9 20 (10.47%) Sass
9 20 (10.47%) LESS
10 18 (9.42%) Flash
11 16 (8.38%) Ajax
12 15 (7.85%) SOAP
13 12 (6.28%) LAMP
13 12 (6.28%) REST
14 9 (4.71%) Yii
15 8 (4.19%) XML
15 8 (4.19%) Classic ASP
16 7 (3.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Open Source
2 12 (6.28%) Social Media
3 6 (3.14%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.09%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.57%) FMCG
6 2 (1.05%) RIA
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) New Media
7 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.99%) Linux
2 17 (8.90%) Windows
3 8 (4.19%) Android
3 8 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.75%) MVC
2 45 (23.56%) SEO
3 34 (17.80%) Web Development
4 28 (14.66%) Web Design
5 27 (14.14%) OO
6 25 (13.09%) E-Commerce
6 25 (13.09%) OOP
7 24 (12.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (10.99%) CRM
9 19 (9.95%) Content Management
10 16 (8.38%) User Experience Design
11 13 (6.81%) Analytics
11 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.24%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (4.19%) Project Management
14 8 (4.19%) ITIL
15 6 (3.14%) iOS Development
16 5 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (2.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (69.11%) JavaScript
2 94 (49.21%) PHP
3 35 (18.32%) C#
4 17 (8.90%) ActionScript
5 16 (8.38%) PHP5
6 13 (6.81%) SQL
7 12 (6.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 11 (5.76%) Java
9 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) Scala
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.09%) vSphere
3 2 (1.05%) NFS
Vendors
1 33 (17.28%) Adobe
2 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.95%) Sitecore
4 16 (8.38%) Zend
5 12 (6.28%) EPiServer
6 9 (4.71%) Open Text
7 6 (3.14%) Google
7 6 (3.14%) Facebook
8 4 (2.09%) VMware
8 4 (2.09%) Ektron
9 3 (1.57%) EMC
10 2 (1.05%) Avaya
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle
10 2 (1.05%) Cisco
11 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.52%) Sony
11 1 (0.52%) Twitter
11 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.52%) LexisNexis
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