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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 100 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Permanent jobs citing CMS 117 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 7.54% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 68 61
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1072 995 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.14% 17.98% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 908 841 851
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 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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 40 £25,500 -16.39% 5
Warwickshire +33 31 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Staffordshire -5 8 £34,750 -30.50% 3
Worcestershire +7 7 £30,000 -
Coventry +6 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Solihull - 2 £36,250 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 142 (73.96%) HTML
2 138 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 137 (71.35%) CSS
4 102 (53.13%) PHP
5 86 (44.79%) MySQL
5 86 (44.79%) jQuery
6 82 (42.71%) WordPress
7 65 (33.85%) MVC
8 60 (31.25%) HTML5
9 50 (26.04%) .NET
10 48 (25.00%) CSS3
11 45 (23.44%) XHTML
11 45 (23.44%) SEO
12 44 (22.92%) Marketing
12 44 (22.92%) Web Development
13 43 (22.40%) C#
14 41 (21.35%) Magento
15 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
16 37 (19.27%) Photoshop
17 36 (18.75%) SQL Server
18 33 (17.19%) Web Services
19 32 (16.67%) Git (software)
20 29 (15.10%) OOP
20 29 (15.10%) OO
21 28 (14.58%) Drupal
21 28 (14.58%) Content Management
22 27 (14.06%) Umbraco
22 27 (14.06%) E-Commerce
23 25 (13.02%) Open Source
23 25 (13.02%) Joomla!

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 82 (42.71%) WordPress
2 28 (14.58%) Drupal
3 27 (14.06%) Umbraco
4 25 (13.02%) Joomla!
5 18 (9.38%) Apache
6 14 (7.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (4.17%) Node.js
8 7 (3.65%) IIS
9 6 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.08%) WorkSite
10 4 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.08%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (19.27%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.52%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 41 (21.35%) Magento
2 15 (7.81%) WebTrends
3 4 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.04%) IaaS
1 2 (1.04%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.50%) DNS
2 9 (4.69%) SSH
3 6 (3.13%) Internet
4 4 (2.08%) Extranet
4 4 (2.08%) Intranet
5 3 (1.56%) SSL
5 3 (1.56%) SMTP
6 2 (1.04%) FTP
6 2 (1.04%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.04%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.79%) MySQL
2 36 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.65%) Subversion
3 3 (1.56%) JIRA
3 3 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) JUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Hudson
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) Grunt
4 1 (0.52%) Yeoman
General
1 44 (22.92%) Marketing
2 11 (5.73%) Advertising
3 10 (5.21%) Retail
4 8 (4.17%) Finance
5 5 (2.60%) Legal
6 4 (2.08%) Law
6 4 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.08%) Billing
7 3 (1.56%) Games
7 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (81.77%) Developer
2 86 (44.79%) Web Developer
3 51 (26.56%) PHP Developer
4 22 (11.46%) PHP Web Developer
5 19 (9.90%) Junior
5 19 (9.90%) Junior Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Analyst
7 16 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
8 10 (5.21%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Designer
10 7 (3.65%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Web Designer
11 6 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (73.96%) HTML
2 137 (71.35%) CSS
3 86 (44.79%) jQuery
4 60 (31.25%) HTML5
5 50 (26.04%) .NET
6 48 (25.00%) CSS3
7 45 (23.44%) XHTML
8 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
9 33 (17.19%) Web Services
10 19 (9.90%) XML
11 18 (9.38%) Flash
11 18 (9.38%) Ajax
12 14 (7.29%) LAMP
13 13 (6.77%) SOAP
14 12 (6.25%) REST
15 9 (4.69%) Sass
15 9 (4.69%) LESS
16 8 (4.17%) Yii
16 8 (4.17%) Classic ASP
17 7 (3.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.02%) Open Source
2 13 (6.77%) Social Media
3 6 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.08%) Xbox
6 3 (1.56%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) RIA
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
8 1 (0.52%) Blog
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.50%) Linux
2 21 (10.94%) Windows
3 11 (5.73%) Android
3 11 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.04%) UNIX
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.85%) MVC
2 45 (23.44%) SEO
3 44 (22.92%) Web Development
4 29 (15.10%) OOP
4 29 (15.10%) OO
5 28 (14.58%) Content Management
6 27 (14.06%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.98%) CRM
8 21 (10.94%) Web Design
9 20 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (7.81%) User Experience Design
11 12 (6.25%) Analytics
11 12 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
14 8 (4.17%) iOS Development
15 7 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (3.13%) TDD
16 6 (3.13%) Project Management
17 5 (2.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 138 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 102 (53.13%) PHP
3 43 (22.40%) C#
4 17 (8.85%) SQL
4 17 (8.85%) ActionScript
5 15 (7.81%) PHP5
6 12 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (5.21%) Java
8 7 (3.65%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.08%) VB
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) Python
11 2 (1.04%) C
11 2 (1.04%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) NFS
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (11.46%) Adobe
2 17 (8.85%) Zend
3 14 (7.29%) Sitecore
3 14 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.69%) Ektron
4 9 (4.69%) EPiServer
5 8 (4.17%) Open Text
6 6 (3.13%) Facebook
7 5 (2.60%) Google
8 4 (2.08%) LexisNexis
8 4 (2.08%) Sony
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle
9 2 (1.04%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Alterian
10 1 (0.52%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Solihull
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West Midlands
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Coventry
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