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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 115 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing CMS 109 104 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.91% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.21% 9.59% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 82
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1068 1084 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 19.86% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 887 931 855
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -29 26 £30,000 +1.69% 7
Warwickshire -24 23 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Staffordshire +22 10 £34,125 +10.08% 5
Coventry -4 9 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Solihull +16 8 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Worcestershire -6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Walsall +7 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £25,000 - 3
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 136 (69.39%) HTML
2 134 (68.37%) JavaScript
3 121 (61.73%) CSS
4 98 (50.00%) jQuery
5 76 (38.78%) PHP
6 74 (37.76%) .NET
7 66 (33.67%) Web Development
8 64 (32.65%) SQL Server
9 63 (32.14%) HTML5
10 59 (30.10%) MVC
11 53 (27.04%) C#
12 48 (24.49%) CSS3
13 47 (23.98%) MySQL
14 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
15 45 (22.96%) WordPress
16 44 (22.45%) User Experience
17 42 (21.43%) E-Commerce
18 39 (19.90%) SQL
19 38 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
21 35 (17.86%) Marketing
22 34 (17.35%) Content Management
23 33 (16.84%) Analytics
24 32 (16.33%) Project Management
25 31 (15.82%) SEO
25 31 (15.82%) XML
26 27 (13.78%) Photoshop
27 26 (13.27%) Scrum
27 26 (13.27%) AngularJS
28 25 (12.76%) OOP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 45 (22.96%) WordPress
2 21 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 15 (7.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (6.63%) Drupal
5 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.08%) Joomla!
6 8 (4.08%) DNN
7 4 (2.04%) IIS
8 3 (1.53%) Apache
8 3 (1.53%) Kentico
8 3 (1.53%) concrete5
9 1 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Node.js
9 1 (0.51%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Photoshop
2 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.55%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) InDesign
6 1 (0.51%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Exstream
3 1 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.16%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) Intranet
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) LDAP
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) ISDN
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) Extranet
4 1 (0.51%) Q.931
4 1 (0.51%) VLAN
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 47 (23.98%) MySQL
3 19 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.59%) MS Access
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 8 (4.08%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.57%) Gradle
4 7 (3.57%) Ant
4 7 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (3.57%) Subversion
4 7 (3.57%) Maven
5 5 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.04%) Hudson
7 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.51%) Behat
9 1 (0.51%) JBehave
9 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 35 (17.86%) Marketing
2 10 (5.10%) Back Office
2 10 (5.10%) Advertising
2 10 (5.10%) Local Government
3 7 (3.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.55%) Finance
5 3 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (77.04%) Developer
2 59 (30.10%) Web Developer
3 45 (22.96%) PHP Developer
4 31 (15.82%) Front-End Developer
5 21 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Front-End Web Developer
8 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.10%) Designer
10 8 (4.08%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.08%) Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) Database Developer
11 7 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (69.39%) HTML
2 121 (61.73%) CSS
3 98 (50.00%) jQuery
4 74 (37.76%) .NET
5 63 (32.14%) HTML5
6 48 (24.49%) CSS3
7 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
8 31 (15.82%) XML
9 26 (13.27%) AngularJS
10 24 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (10.20%) Sass
12 19 (9.69%) LAMP
13 18 (9.18%) Ajax
14 14 (7.14%) Web Services
15 13 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (6.12%) XHTML
17 11 (5.61%) LINQ
18 9 (4.59%) LESS
18 9 (4.59%) Ember.js
18 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.45%) User Experience
2 14 (7.14%) NHS
3 13 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.12%) Social Media
5 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.53%) New Media
7 3 (1.53%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.53%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.53%) Blog
7 3 (1.53%) iPhone
8 2 (1.02%) W3C
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.51%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.14%) Windows
1 14 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.67%) Web Development
2 59 (30.10%) MVC
3 42 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 38 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (17.35%) Content Management
6 33 (16.84%) Analytics
7 32 (16.33%) Project Management
8 31 (15.82%) SEO
9 26 (13.27%) Scrum
10 25 (12.76%) OOP
11 21 (10.71%) CRM
12 20 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (9.69%) Web Design
14 18 (9.18%) TDD
14 18 (9.18%) OO
15 14 (7.14%) PRINCE2
16 13 (6.63%) Regression Testing
17 12 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
17 12 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
17 12 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 134 (68.37%) JavaScript
2 76 (38.78%) PHP
3 53 (27.04%) C#
4 39 (19.90%) SQL
5 11 (5.61%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.10%) PHP5
7 9 (4.59%) VBA
8 8 (4.08%) Java
9 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.53%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.53%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.51%) Plesk
Vendors
1 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.73%) Zend
3 22 (11.22%) Adobe
4 19 (9.69%) Google
5 15 (7.65%) Sitecore
6 10 (5.10%) Oracle
7 8 (4.08%) Telerik
8 6 (3.06%) SAP
8 6 (3.06%) EPiServer
9 4 (2.04%) VMware
10 3 (1.53%) Twitter
11 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.02%) hybris
11 2 (1.02%) Facebook
11 2 (1.02%) NetSuite
11 2 (1.02%) JDA
11 2 (1.02%) NCR
12 1 (0.51%) Apple
12 1 (0.51%) ATG
12 1 (0.51%) OpenText
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