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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 131 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing CMS 82 73 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.48% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.45% 8.95% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 70 65 59
Average salary £31,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1100 816 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.77% 16.53% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 920 713 882
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Warwickshire +1 28 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Birmingham -13 19 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Coventry -5 14 £22,000 -37.14%
Herefordshire +14 10 £27,500 -24.65%
Walsall +2 2 - -
Staffordshire +1 2 £38,500 +21.25% 1
Shropshire -6 2 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Solihull -4 1 £34,500 -10.96% 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 125 (76.69%) JavaScript
2 123 (75.46%) HTML
3 119 (73.01%) CSS
4 82 (50.31%) jQuery
5 71 (43.56%) PHP
6 69 (42.33%) .NET
7 61 (37.42%) HTML5
8 54 (33.13%) MVC
9 48 (29.45%) User Experience
10 43 (26.38%) SQL Server
10 43 (26.38%) WordPress
11 41 (25.15%) C#
12 38 (23.31%) CSS3
12 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (22.70%) Marketing
14 36 (22.09%) E-Commerce
15 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
15 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET
16 33 (20.25%) SQL
17 32 (19.63%) OO
17 32 (19.63%) Content Management
18 31 (19.02%) MySQL
19 29 (17.79%) Web Development
20 24 (14.72%) Umbraco
20 24 (14.72%) Sitecore CMS
20 24 (14.72%) Sitecore
21 23 (14.11%) LAMP
22 22 (13.50%) Web Services
22 22 (13.50%) XML
23 21 (12.88%) Drupal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 43 (26.38%) WordPress
2 24 (14.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 24 (14.72%) Umbraco
3 21 (12.88%) Drupal
4 13 (7.98%) Joomla!
5 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.52%) concrete5
6 8 (4.91%) DNN
7 4 (2.45%) IIS
8 3 (1.84%) Apache
9 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.23%) Kentico
9 2 (1.23%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.61%) nginx
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Exstream
3 1 (0.61%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) IaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.07%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) LDAP
4 2 (1.23%) ISDN
4 2 (1.23%) VLAN
4 2 (1.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.02%) MySQL
3 10 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.68%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (3.68%) Grunt
3 6 (3.68%) Yeoman
4 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.07%) Hudson
5 2 (1.23%) Behat
5 2 (1.23%) JIRA
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) JBehave
6 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) Ant
6 1 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 37 (22.70%) Marketing
2 12 (7.36%) Advertising
3 10 (6.13%) Local Government
4 8 (4.91%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Back Office
5 4 (2.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.84%) Finance
6 3 (1.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 123 (75.46%) Developer
2 36 (22.09%) Web Developer
2 36 (22.09%) PHP Developer
3 31 (19.02%) .NET Developer
4 27 (16.56%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.59%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Senior PHP Developer
8 10 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Designer
10 8 (4.91%) Web Designer
11 7 (4.29%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Junior
11 7 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Junior Web Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (75.46%) HTML
2 119 (73.01%) CSS
3 82 (50.31%) jQuery
4 69 (42.33%) .NET
5 61 (37.42%) HTML5
6 38 (23.31%) CSS3
7 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET
8 23 (14.11%) LAMP
9 22 (13.50%) Web Services
9 22 (13.50%) XML
10 17 (10.43%) Flash
10 17 (10.43%) Sass
11 16 (9.82%) Ajax
12 14 (8.59%) XHTML
13 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
14 11 (6.75%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (6.75%) JSON
14 11 (6.75%) LINQ
15 10 (6.13%) Symfony
15 10 (6.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.45%) User Experience
2 14 (8.59%) NHS
3 12 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.36%) Digital Media
4 9 (5.52%) iPhone
4 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.91%) Social Media
5 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.29%) New Media
7 3 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.61%) Blog
9 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) W3C
9 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 13 (7.98%) Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Android
4 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) UNIX
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.13%) MVC
2 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.09%) E-Commerce
4 32 (19.63%) OO
4 32 (19.63%) Content Management
5 29 (17.79%) Web Development
6 21 (12.88%) Analytics
7 18 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (11.04%) Scrum
8 17 (10.43%) SEO
9 16 (9.82%) Web Design
10 15 (9.20%) Project Management
11 14 (8.59%) CRM
11 14 (8.59%) Regression Testing
12 12 (7.36%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.36%) Change Control
12 12 (7.36%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.36%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 125 (76.69%) JavaScript
2 71 (43.56%) PHP
3 41 (25.15%) C#
4 33 (20.25%) SQL
5 16 (9.82%) ActionScript
6 14 (8.59%) PHP5
7 12 (7.36%) ActionScript 3.0
8 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.84%) Java
9 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.72%) Sitecore
3 19 (11.66%) Adobe
4 18 (11.04%) Google
5 9 (5.52%) Zend
5 9 (5.52%) EPiServer
6 8 (4.91%) Telerik
7 4 (2.45%) VMware
7 4 (2.45%) Avaya
7 4 (2.45%) Verint
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle
9 2 (1.23%) SAP
9 2 (1.23%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.61%) Veeam
10 1 (0.61%) hybris
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) Intershop
10 1 (0.61%) Juniper
10 1 (0.61%) Apple
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 per annum
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