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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 115 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs citing CMS 104 67 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.22% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.12% 6.84% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 72
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £36,300 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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
1028 979 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.67% 17.89% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 857 865 830
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +14 41 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Warwickshire +18 20 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Solihull +8 8 £30,250 - 2
Coventry -4 6 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Worcestershire - 6 £30,000 -
Staffordshire -22 5 £40,000 +70.21% 6
Sutton Coldfield +3 1 £28,000 +1.81%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 139 (70.56%) JavaScript
2 133 (67.51%) HTML
2 133 (67.51%) CSS
3 99 (50.25%) PHP
4 92 (46.70%) jQuery
5 82 (41.62%) MySQL
6 81 (41.12%) WordPress
7 61 (30.96%) HTML5
8 54 (27.41%) CSS3
8 54 (27.41%) MVC
9 49 (24.87%) Photoshop
10 48 (24.37%) SEO
11 43 (21.83%) Marketing
12 40 (20.30%) Umbraco
13 36 (18.27%) Git (software)
13 36 (18.27%) Adobe
14 34 (17.26%) OO
14 34 (17.26%) Magento
15 33 (16.75%) .NET
15 33 (16.75%) C#
16 32 (16.24%) XHTML
17 31 (15.74%) Drupal
18 30 (15.23%) Web Development
18 30 (15.23%) ASP.NET
18 30 (15.23%) Web Design
19 29 (14.72%) Web Services
20 28 (14.21%) OOP
21 27 (13.71%) E-Commerce
21 27 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (13.20%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 81 (41.12%) WordPress
2 40 (20.30%) Umbraco
3 31 (15.74%) Drupal
4 23 (11.68%) Joomla!
5 18 (9.14%) Apache
5 18 (9.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (5.08%) Node.js
7 8 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.55%) IIS
9 6 (3.05%) GlassFish
9 6 (3.05%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (2.03%) ExpressionEngine
11 3 (1.52%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.02%) concrete5
12 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.02%) Documentum
13 1 (0.51%) FileNet
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) InDesign
3 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (17.26%) Magento
2 12 (6.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.54%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Trello
2 2 (1.02%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) DNS
2 9 (4.57%) Internet
2 9 (4.57%) SSH
3 5 (2.54%) VLAN
3 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.03%) Extranet
4 4 (2.03%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) PABX
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (41.62%) MySQL
2 23 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.60%) Subversion
3 6 (3.05%) JIRA
4 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.02%) Hudson
6 2 (1.02%) Behat
6 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.02%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.51%) Grunt
7 1 (0.51%) Yeoman
General
1 43 (21.83%) Marketing
2 15 (7.61%) Advertising
3 9 (4.57%) Retail
3 9 (4.57%) Finance
4 4 (2.03%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.03%) Billing
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 150 (76.14%) Developer
2 87 (44.16%) Web Developer
3 50 (25.38%) PHP Developer
4 35 (17.77%) Junior
5 33 (16.75%) Junior Developer
6 30 (15.23%) Junior Web Developer
7 20 (10.15%) PHP Web Developer
8 15 (7.61%) Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.57%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.06%) CRM Analyst
12 7 (3.55%) Sitecore Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Designer
12 7 (3.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Web Applications Developer
13 6 (3.05%) Web Designer
13 6 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (67.51%) HTML
1 133 (67.51%) CSS
2 92 (46.70%) jQuery
3 61 (30.96%) HTML5
4 54 (27.41%) CSS3
5 33 (16.75%) .NET
6 32 (16.24%) XHTML
7 30 (15.23%) ASP.NET
8 29 (14.72%) Web Services
9 23 (11.68%) Sass
9 23 (11.68%) LESS
10 18 (9.14%) Flash
11 17 (8.63%) Ajax
12 15 (7.61%) SOAP
13 14 (7.11%) REST
14 13 (6.60%) Yii
14 13 (6.60%) LAMP
15 10 (5.08%) Zend Framework
16 9 (4.57%) Classic ASP
17 8 (4.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) User Experience
2 23 (11.68%) Open Source
3 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.61%) Social Media
5 5 (2.54%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.03%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.52%) Blog
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.02%) RIA
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Xbox
9 1 (0.51%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.18%) Linux
2 15 (7.61%) Windows
3 8 (4.06%) Android
3 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.41%) MVC
2 48 (24.37%) SEO
3 34 (17.26%) OO
4 30 (15.23%) Web Design
4 30 (15.23%) Web Development
5 28 (14.21%) OOP
6 27 (13.71%) E-Commerce
6 27 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (10.66%) CRM
8 18 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.14%) Content Management
8 18 (9.14%) User Experience Design
9 16 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.11%) Analytics
11 10 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.57%) Project Management
13 8 (4.06%) ITIL
14 7 (3.55%) TDD
15 6 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (70.56%) JavaScript
2 99 (50.25%) PHP
3 33 (16.75%) C#
4 17 (8.63%) ActionScript
5 16 (8.12%) PHP5
6 14 (7.11%) SQL
7 12 (6.09%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (5.08%) Java
9 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.03%) vSphere
3 2 (1.02%) NFS
Vendors
1 36 (18.27%) Adobe
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.15%) Zend
4 18 (9.14%) Sitecore
5 12 (6.09%) EPiServer
6 9 (4.57%) Open Text
7 7 (3.55%) Google
8 5 (2.54%) Facebook
9 4 (2.03%) Ektron
9 4 (2.03%) VMware
10 3 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.02%) Avaya
11 2 (1.02%) Cisco
11 2 (1.02%) Twitter
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle
12 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Sitecore project
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + leadership opportunities
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Executive benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago