The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 206 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 21 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.38% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.83% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 0
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Sitecore
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2478 2288 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.34% 46.29% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 2012 1663
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the West Midlands region.

Sitecore Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sitecore across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Sitecore Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sitecore
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 Sitecore within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Walsall +7 19 £38,750 +3.33%
Birmingham -14 2 £51,000 +13.33%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore.

1 30 (76.92%) CMS
1 30 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 26 (66.67%) C#
4 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
5 24 (61.54%) MVC
6 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (56.41%) Web Services
8 20 (51.28%) XML
8 20 (51.28%) WCF
9 18 (46.15%) JSON
10 16 (41.03%) Umbraco
10 16 (41.03%) CSS
11 15 (38.46%) HTML
11 15 (38.46%) EPiServer
12 14 (35.90%) jQuery
13 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 13 (33.33%) CSS3
13 13 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (30.77%) User Experience
14 12 (30.77%) Photoshop
14 12 (30.77%) XSLT
14 12 (30.77%) Flash
14 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
14 12 (30.77%) XQuery
14 12 (30.77%) XPath
15 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (25.64%) Mercurial
17 8 (20.51%) SDLC

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (76.92%) CMS
1 30 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (41.03%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) .NET Developer
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Designer
2 8 (20.51%) Flash Designer
2 8 (20.51%) Web Designer
3 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Flash Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Web Designer
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) Web Services
3 20 (51.28%) WCF
3 20 (51.28%) XML
4 18 (46.15%) JSON
5 16 (41.03%) CSS
6 15 (38.46%) HTML
7 14 (35.90%) jQuery
8 13 (33.33%) CSS3
9 12 (30.77%) Flash
9 12 (30.77%) XSLT
10 4 (10.26%) HTML5
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.56%) LESS
13 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Photography
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) SEO
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) XPath
3 12 (30.77%) XQuery
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) EPiServer
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft