Period
to 26 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 252 217
Rank change year-on-year +36 -35 -31
Permanent jobs citing CMS 916 1,494 2,228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.30% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.15% 8.96% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1,289 1,845
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,100 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,213 16,679 22,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.03% 14.56% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,662 13,580 18,269
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,020
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in England

CMS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CMS in England.

Salary trend for CMS in England

CMS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS in England over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for CMS in England

CMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the England region over the 6 months to 26 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 304 £60,000 +9.09% 97
North of England +70 206 £42,500 +5.59% 55
South East +61 192 £45,000 - 53
North West +51 107 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Midlands +82 98 £50,000 +29.87% 22
Yorkshire +45 89 £37,500 +7.14% 18
South West +2 83 £50,000 +33.33% 21
West Midlands +46 56 £50,000 +29.87% 14
East Midlands +67 42 £50,000 +42.86% 8
East of England +44 21 £41,250 -7.79% 8
North East +15 10 £32,500 -31.58% 3
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 490 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 486 (53.06%) HTML
3 464 (50.66%) CSS
4 335 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (30.57%) .NET
6 253 (27.62%) C#
7 231 (25.22%) Git (software)
8 226 (24.67%) PHP
9 215 (23.47%) Web Development
10 210 (22.93%) Azure
11 206 (22.49%) Content Management
12 205 (22.38%) WordPress
13 194 (21.18%) E-Commerce
14 191 (20.85%) MVC
15 176 (19.21%) jQuery
16 171 (18.67%) HTML5
17 161 (17.58%) User Experience
18 158 (17.25%) Marketing
19 151 (16.48%) Sitecore CMS
19 151 (16.48%) Sitecore
20 146 (15.94%) React
21 144 (15.72%) Umbraco
22 140 (15.28%) Front End Development
22 140 (15.28%) AngularJS
23 138 (15.07%) DevOps
23 138 (15.07%) ASP.NET
24 135 (14.74%) SQL
25 131 (14.30%) Vue.js
26 126 (13.76%) MySQL
27 125 (13.65%) CSS3

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 205 (22.38%) WordPress
2 151 (16.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 144 (15.72%) Umbraco
4 89 (9.72%) EPiServer
5 67 (7.31%) Drupal
6 56 (6.11%) Kentico
7 38 (4.15%) Joomla!
8 36 (3.93%) Headless CMS
9 30 (3.28%) Confluence
9 30 (3.28%) IIS
9 30 (3.28%) SharePoint
10 24 (2.62%) Apache
11 20 (2.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.09%) nginx
13 10 (1.09%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.87%) Jadu
15 7 (0.76%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.66%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 21 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.86%) Figma
3 16 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (1.20%) Adobe XD
6 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.55%) Sketch
8 2 (0.22%) InVision
8 2 (0.22%) Marvel
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 99 (10.81%) Magento
2 28 (3.06%) OpenCart
2 28 (3.06%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (2.51%) Shopify
4 16 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.64%) nopCommerce
6 14 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.33%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.22%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 210 (22.93%) Azure
2 108 (11.79%) AWS
3 42 (4.59%) SaaS
4 36 (3.93%) Google Analytics
5 27 (2.95%) GCP
6 26 (2.84%) Serverless
7 23 (2.51%) GitHub
8 21 (2.29%) Office 365
9 12 (1.31%) npm
10 11 (1.20%) Veeva
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.09%) Power Platform
12 9 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.76%) Apigee
13 7 (0.76%) BrowserStack
14 6 (0.66%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 5 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.42%) DNS
2 10 (1.09%) Intranet
3 7 (0.76%) VoIP
4 6 (0.66%) Internet
5 4 (0.44%) H.323
5 4 (0.44%) HTTP
5 4 (0.44%) ISDN
5 4 (0.44%) MGCP
5 4 (0.44%) QSIG
5 4 (0.44%) SCCP
5 4 (0.44%) SMS
5 4 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.44%) WebEx
6 3 (0.33%) LAN
6 3 (0.33%) WAN
7 2 (0.22%) Broadband
7 2 (0.22%) Skype
7 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (13.76%) MySQL
2 124 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 22 (2.40%) MongoDB
4 19 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (0.76%) Jackrabbit
8 7 (0.76%) Power BI
9 6 (0.66%) Redis
10 5 (0.55%) Endeca
11 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.22%) Big Data
13 2 (0.22%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.22%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 231 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.55%) JIRA
3 37 (4.04%) Bitbucket
4 33 (3.60%) webpack
5 27 (2.95%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.51%) gulp
6 23 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.86%) Grunt
8 14 (1.53%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.31%) Babel
11 10 (1.09%) Selenium
12 6 (0.66%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.55%) Cypress.io
14 4 (0.44%) GitLab
14 4 (0.44%) JUnit
14 4 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 158 (17.25%) Marketing
2 121 (13.21%) Finance
3 40 (4.37%) Retail
4 28 (3.06%) Publishing
5 27 (2.95%) Legal
6 26 (2.84%) Games
7 23 (2.51%) Advertising
8 15 (1.64%) Electronics
8 15 (1.64%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.98%) Law
11 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.66%) Automotive
14 5 (0.55%) Back Office
15 4 (0.44%) Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
15 4 (0.44%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 600 (65.50%) Developer
2 150 (16.38%) Senior Developer
3 106 (11.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 105 (11.46%) Web Developer
5 104 (11.35%) PHP Developer
6 78 (8.52%) .NET Developer
7 66 (7.21%) Architect
8 65 (7.10%) Full Stack Developer
9 54 (5.90%) Lead Developer
10 47 (5.13%) Project Manager
11 46 (5.02%) Analyst
11 46 (5.02%) C# Developer
11 46 (5.02%) Software Developer
12 41 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (4.26%) Umbraco Developer
14 37 (4.04%) Sitecore Developer
15 36 (3.93%) React Developer
15 36 (3.93%) Senior PHP Developer
16 32 (3.49%) Junior
17 31 (3.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (53.06%) HTML
2 464 (50.66%) CSS
3 280 (30.57%) .NET
4 176 (19.21%) jQuery
5 171 (18.67%) HTML5
6 146 (15.94%) React
7 140 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 138 (15.07%) ASP.NET
9 131 (14.30%) Vue.js
10 125 (13.65%) CSS3
11 112 (12.23%) Node.js
12 104 (11.35%) Web Services
13 100 (10.92%) REST
14 93 (10.15%) Sass
15 92 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 85 (9.28%) RESTful
17 74 (8.08%) .NET Framework
18 71 (7.75%) .NET Core
18 71 (7.75%) Laravel
19 67 (7.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 161 (17.58%) User Experience
2 60 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.17%) Social Media
7 20 (2.18%) Blog
8 17 (1.86%) NHS
9 13 (1.42%) Acoustics
10 12 (1.31%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.31%) Marketing Technology
11 10 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.98%) iPad
13 8 (0.87%) Animation
14 7 (0.76%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.76%) Podcast
15 5 (0.55%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.31%) Linux
2 59 (6.44%) Windows
3 50 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.17%) Android
6 11 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.44%) Unix
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (23.47%) Web Development
3 206 (22.49%) Content Management
4 194 (21.18%) E-Commerce
5 191 (20.85%) MVC
6 140 (15.28%) Front End Development
7 138 (15.07%) DevOps
8 105 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 95 (10.37%) Project Management
10 92 (10.04%) SEO
11 81 (8.84%) CRM
12 79 (8.62%) Mentoring
13 75 (8.19%) Analytics
14 71 (7.75%) Microservices
15 65 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
16 63 (6.88%) Scrum
17 61 (6.66%) TDD
17 61 (6.66%) Wireframes
18 54 (5.90%) Project Delivery
18 54 (5.90%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 490 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 253 (27.62%) C#
3 226 (24.67%) PHP
4 135 (14.74%) SQL
5 74 (8.08%) Java
6 36 (3.93%) TypeScript
7 33 (3.60%) Python
8 16 (1.75%) ES6
9 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.76%) Java 8
10 7 (0.76%) Ruby
11 6 (0.66%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.66%) PHP 7
11 6 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.55%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.55%) PHP 5
12 5 (0.55%) VB
13 4 (0.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 87 (9.50%) Degree
2 25 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.51%) PhD
4 20 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.76%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.44%) MCSE
8 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.33%) CCNA
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.33%) HNC
9 3 (0.33%) MCTS
9 3 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.33%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.33%) VCDX
10 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.80%) QA
2 14 (1.53%) WAI
3 8 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) NCSC
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.13%) Docker
2 19 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.33%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.09%) Ansible
3 4 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.33%) Terraform
4 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.22%) Plesk
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (16.48%) Sitecore
2 107 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 75 (8.19%) Adobe
4 58 (6.33%) Google
5 46 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.29%) SAP
7 15 (1.64%) MuleSoft
7 15 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.53%) Zend
9 13 (1.42%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.31%) Oracle
11 10 (1.09%) VMware
12 9 (0.98%) hybris
12 9 (0.98%) Siebel
13 8 (0.87%) Elastic Path
13 8 (0.87%) WooCommerce
14 7 (0.76%) HubSpot
14 7 (0.76%) Marketo
14 7 (0.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud