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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 125 136 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -55
Permanent jobs citing CMS 73 66 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.32% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.01% 6.46% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 59 120
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,196
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
810 1022 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 20.40% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 707 882 763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 22 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Warwickshire +12 21 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Worcestershire +8 6 £27,500 +48.64% 2
Coventry +6 6 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Solihull - 4 £38,750 -
Walsall +2 3 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Herefordshire -8 2 £36,500 +90.83%
Wolverhampton -10 2 £31,250 -13.79%
Staffordshire -14 2 £31,750 -15.33%
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (68.25%) HTML
2 79 (62.70%) CSS
3 71 (56.35%) JavaScript
4 52 (41.27%) PHP
5 50 (39.68%) .NET
6 49 (38.89%) MVC
7 46 (36.51%) MySQL
8 42 (33.33%) jQuery
9 40 (31.75%) C#
10 39 (30.95%) HTML5
11 38 (30.16%) WordPress
12 35 (27.78%) ASP.NET
13 32 (25.40%) XHTML
14 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
14 31 (24.60%) Web Development
15 30 (23.81%) Magento
16 29 (23.02%) Content Management
16 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
17 24 (19.05%) OOP
17 24 (19.05%) CSS3
18 20 (15.87%) Marketing
19 18 (14.29%) Zend
19 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.29%) Photoshop
19 18 (14.29%) XML
20 17 (13.49%) OO
20 17 (13.49%) Web Design
20 17 (13.49%) Drupal
21 16 (12.70%) Open Source
21 16 (12.70%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (30.16%) WordPress
2 17 (13.49%) Drupal
3 13 (10.32%) Joomla!
4 12 (9.52%) Umbraco
5 9 (7.14%) Apache
6 8 (6.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.56%) IIS
8 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (3.17%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (3.17%) WorkSite
9 4 (3.17%) TYPO3
9 4 (3.17%) Node.js
10 3 (2.38%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (1.59%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.79%) Documentum
12 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.79%) Moodle
12 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 30 (23.81%) Magento
2 4 (3.17%) Visualfiles
3 3 (2.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Extranet
1 4 (3.17%) Intranet
1 4 (3.17%) DNS
2 3 (2.38%) SMTP
2 3 (2.38%) SSL
3 2 (1.59%) VLAN
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.51%) MySQL
2 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.17%) Subversion
3 3 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) JUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) dotTrace
General
1 20 (15.87%) Marketing
2 5 (3.97%) Law
2 5 (3.97%) Legal
2 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Billing
3 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Advertising
4 3 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (78.57%) Developer
2 44 (34.92%) Web Developer
3 36 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.49%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Programmer
7 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Designer
8 6 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.97%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.97%) Junior
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (68.25%) HTML
2 79 (62.70%) CSS
3 50 (39.68%) .NET
4 42 (33.33%) jQuery
5 39 (30.95%) HTML5
6 35 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 32 (25.40%) XHTML
8 24 (19.05%) CSS3
9 18 (14.29%) XML
10 14 (11.11%) Ajax
11 12 (9.52%) Web Services
11 12 (9.52%) LAMP
12 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.35%) REST
13 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (5.56%) Flash
14 7 (5.56%) SOAP
14 7 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
15 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
15 6 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Open Source
1 16 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.94%) Social Media
3 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.17%) Statistics
6 4 (3.17%) Xbox
7 2 (1.59%) Blog
7 2 (1.59%) W3C
7 2 (1.59%) New Media
8 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Linux
3 11 (8.73%) Android
3 11 (8.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.17%) UNIX
5 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.89%) MVC
2 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
2 31 (24.60%) Web Development
3 29 (23.02%) Content Management
4 24 (19.05%) OOP
5 17 (13.49%) OO
5 17 (13.49%) Web Design
6 16 (12.70%) SEO
6 16 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (9.52%) CRM
8 10 (7.94%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (7.14%) Android Development
9 9 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 9 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (6.35%) Project Management
11 7 (5.56%) Analytics
12 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.76%) TDD
12 6 (4.76%) Workflow
13 4 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.35%) JavaScript
2 52 (41.27%) PHP
3 40 (31.75%) C#
4 12 (9.52%) SQL
5 7 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.97%) PHP5
8 4 (3.17%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (3.17%) VB
8 4 (3.17%) Java
9 3 (2.38%) Perl
9 3 (2.38%) Python
9 3 (2.38%) Ruby
10 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) C
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) vSphere
1 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.59%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Zend
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 6 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (3.97%) Facebook
4 5 (3.97%) Ektron
5 4 (3.17%) Sony
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle
6 3 (2.38%) Google
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Sage
8 1 (0.79%) Open Text
8 1 (0.79%) Alterian
8 1 (0.79%) Laserfiche
8 1 (0.79%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.79%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.79%) AccuRev
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pure People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits / training
Posted: 6 days ago