Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 107 122
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +27
Permanent jobs citing CMS 79 94 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 2.43% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.91% 15.67% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 97
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.98% -1.56%
10th Percentile £24,075 £26,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £56,250 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 530 600 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.99% 15.54% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 421 497 619
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,900 £23,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Birmingham

CMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CMS in Birmingham

CMS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CMS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CMS.

1 50 (63.29%) Content Management
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.44%) MVC
5 24 (30.38%) CSS
6 23 (29.11%) Finance
7 22 (27.85%) OO
8 20 (25.32%) C#
8 20 (25.32%) HTML
9 19 (24.05%) Java
9 19 (24.05%) Web Services
10 18 (22.78%) Marketing
10 18 (22.78%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (21.52%) jQuery
11 17 (21.52%) Degree
11 17 (21.52%) JSON
12 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
12 16 (20.25%) Sass
13 15 (18.99%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.72%) .NET
14 14 (17.72%) Spring
15 13 (16.46%) TDD
15 13 (16.46%) Web Development
15 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
15 13 (16.46%) RESTful
15 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.19%) Process Improvement
16 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.66%) IIS
1 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.39%) WordPress
3 7 (8.86%) nginx
4 6 (7.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
1 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.27%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.27%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) SSL
2 7 (8.86%) HTTP
3 6 (7.59%) DEFINITY
3 6 (7.59%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.59%) Big Data
5 5 (6.33%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Subversion
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (5.06%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.53%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) Mockito
5 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Rational Software Modeler
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Marketing
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 9 (11.39%) Law
3 9 (11.39%) Legal
3 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.59%) Author
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Author
6 6 (7.59%) Telephony Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Technical Author
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Technical Writer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Writer
8 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.06%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) CSS
2 20 (25.32%) HTML
3 19 (24.05%) Web Services
4 17 (21.52%) jQuery
4 17 (21.52%) JSON
5 16 (20.25%) Sass
6 14 (17.72%) .NET
6 14 (17.72%) Spring
7 13 (16.46%) RESTful
8 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.92%) REST
10 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.66%) Entity Framework
10 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (12.66%) WCF
11 9 (11.39%) LINQ
12 8 (10.13%) J2SE
12 8 (10.13%) Java SE
13 7 (8.86%) HTML5
13 7 (8.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.59%) IVR
4 5 (6.33%) Social Media
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
5 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Photography
5 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Content Management
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.44%) MVC
4 22 (27.85%) OO
5 18 (22.78%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
6 15 (18.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (16.46%) TDD
7 13 (16.46%) Web Development
8 12 (15.19%) Process Improvement
8 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.19%) Web Design
9 10 (12.66%) Analytics
9 10 (12.66%) Workflow
10 9 (11.39%) CRM
10 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
10 9 (11.39%) SDLC
10 9 (11.39%) SEO
10 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) C#
3 19 (24.05%) Java
4 12 (15.19%) PHP
5 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.39%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Java 8
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) HNC
2 7 (8.86%) HND
3 5 (6.33%) PhD
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) ISO 9001
1 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
1 7 (8.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) LexisNexis
3 7 (8.86%) Adobe
3 7 (8.86%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.59%) Avaya
5 5 (6.33%) Google
6 4 (5.06%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.53%) Twitter
8 1 (1.27%) Zend