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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 135 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CMS 87 74 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.38% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.60% 7.57% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 70
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,375 £40,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
1012 977 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.18% 18.19% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 854 861 798
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,453 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +5 34 £21,500 -29.50% 6
Warwickshire +13 23 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Solihull +7 7 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Coventry -8 6 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Staffordshire -24 2 £45,000 +91.48% 6
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 140 (71.07%) JavaScript
2 135 (68.53%) HTML
2 135 (68.53%) CSS
3 102 (51.78%) PHP
4 96 (48.73%) jQuery
5 83 (42.13%) WordPress
5 83 (42.13%) MySQL
6 65 (32.99%) HTML5
7 60 (30.46%) MVC
8 58 (29.44%) CSS3
9 46 (23.35%) SEO
10 44 (22.34%) Photoshop
11 41 (20.81%) Marketing
12 40 (20.30%) OO
13 38 (19.29%) Umbraco
13 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
14 36 (18.27%) Adobe
15 35 (17.77%) Magento
16 32 (16.24%) Web Services
17 31 (15.74%) C#
17 31 (15.74%) XHTML
17 31 (15.74%) User Experience
18 30 (15.23%) .NET
18 30 (15.23%) Web Design
18 30 (15.23%) Drupal
19 29 (14.72%) Web Development
19 29 (14.72%) Linux
20 28 (14.21%) Open Source
20 28 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
21 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 83 (42.13%) WordPress
2 38 (19.29%) Umbraco
3 30 (15.23%) Drupal
4 23 (11.68%) Joomla!
5 18 (9.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (7.61%) Apache
7 8 (4.06%) Node.js
8 6 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.05%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.03%) IIS
9 4 (2.03%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (2.03%) Sitefinity
10 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.02%) concrete5
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.51%) Kentico
12 1 (0.51%) FileNet
12 1 (0.51%) Documentum
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (22.34%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) InDesign
3 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 35 (17.77%) Magento
2 12 (6.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.52%) GitHub
1 3 (1.52%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Trello
2 2 (1.02%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) DNS
2 9 (4.57%) SSH
2 9 (4.57%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) VLAN
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) Intranet
4 2 (1.02%) VPN
4 2 (1.02%) PABX
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (42.13%) MySQL
2 20 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.12%) Subversion
3 10 (5.08%) JIRA
4 7 (3.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.05%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.54%) Behat
7 3 (1.52%) Selenium
7 3 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.02%) Hudson
9 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) Grunt
9 1 (0.51%) Yeoman
General
1 41 (20.81%) Marketing
2 16 (8.12%) Advertising
3 8 (4.06%) Finance
4 7 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.03%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (76.14%) Developer
2 82 (41.62%) Web Developer
3 50 (25.38%) PHP Developer
4 36 (18.27%) Junior
5 34 (17.26%) Junior Developer
6 32 (16.24%) Junior Web Developer
7 17 (8.63%) Analyst
8 16 (8.12%) Senior Developer
9 14 (7.11%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (4.06%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.06%) CRM Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Designer
11 7 (3.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.55%) Sitecore Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Web Designer
12 6 (3.05%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (68.53%) HTML
1 135 (68.53%) CSS
2 96 (48.73%) jQuery
3 65 (32.99%) HTML5
4 58 (29.44%) CSS3
5 32 (16.24%) Web Services
6 31 (15.74%) XHTML
7 30 (15.23%) .NET
8 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET
9 23 (11.68%) Sass
9 23 (11.68%) LESS
10 17 (8.63%) Yii
11 13 (6.60%) Flash
12 12 (6.09%) Zend Framework
13 11 (5.58%) Ajax
13 11 (5.58%) REST
13 11 (5.58%) RESTful
13 11 (5.58%) LAMP
14 10 (5.08%) SOAP
15 9 (4.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) User Experience
2 28 (14.21%) Open Source
3 17 (8.63%) Social Media
4 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.54%) Blog
5 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.03%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) RIA
9 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) New Media
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.72%) Linux
2 14 (7.11%) Windows
3 9 (4.57%) Android
3 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.54%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.46%) MVC
2 46 (23.35%) SEO
3 40 (20.30%) OO
4 30 (15.23%) Web Design
5 29 (14.72%) Web Development
6 28 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (13.20%) OOP
7 26 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (12.18%) E-Commerce
9 21 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.15%) UX Design
10 20 (10.15%) CRM
11 16 (8.12%) Content Management
12 13 (6.60%) Analytics
13 12 (6.09%) TDD
14 11 (5.58%) Scrum
15 10 (5.08%) OO PHP
16 9 (4.57%) Customer Engagement
16 9 (4.57%) Project Management
17 8 (4.06%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 140 (71.07%) JavaScript
2 102 (51.78%) PHP
3 31 (15.74%) C#
4 18 (9.14%) PHP5
5 12 (6.09%) ActionScript
5 12 (6.09%) SQL
6 10 (5.08%) Java
7 8 (4.06%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
1 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (18.27%) Adobe
2 24 (12.18%) Zend
3 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.14%) Sitecore
5 10 (5.08%) EPiServer
6 9 (4.57%) Open Text
7 7 (3.55%) Google
8 4 (2.03%) Facebook
8 4 (2.03%) Ektron
9 3 (1.52%) Twitter
9 3 (1.52%) EMC
10 2 (1.02%) Avaya
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco
10 2 (1.02%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, fun environment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits, travel etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Sitecore project
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + leadership opportunities
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago