Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 231 250
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -42
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,915 652 1,692
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.43% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.73% 10.23% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 554 1,267
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £36,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,971 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.06% +7.46% +3.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £74,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,971 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.06% +11.05% -

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 15,038 6,375 18,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.49% 14.03% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,679 5,356 15,065
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,550 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +43 940 £60,000 - 151
South East +4 385 £48,500 -3.00% 36
North of England -80 178 £47,500 +18.75% 45
Midlands -49 155 £45,000 -10.00% 32
South West +5 152 £43,500 +8.75% 28
North West -48 118 £47,500 +17.28% 21
West Midlands -39 95 £46,000 -8.00% 21
East of England -72 58 £42,500 +13.33% 18
East Midlands -30 56 £35,500 -21.11% 11
Yorkshire -100 52 £40,000 - 18
North East -32 8 £45,000 +38.46% 6
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 993 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 942 (49.19%) HTML
3 926 (48.36%) CSS
4 679 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
5 575 (30.03%) Content Management
6 512 (26.74%) .NET
7 472 (24.65%) User Experience
8 461 (24.07%) React
9 447 (23.34%) Web Development
10 441 (23.03%) Marketing
11 440 (22.98%) PHP
12 422 (22.04%) Social Skills
13 418 (21.83%) E-Commerce
14 395 (20.63%) MVC
15 386 (20.16%) C#
15 386 (20.16%) Azure
16 380 (19.84%) Full Stack Development
17 365 (19.06%) WordPress
18 359 (18.75%) SQL
19 319 (16.66%) Microsoft
20 311 (16.24%) Git (software)
21 293 (15.30%) AngularJS
22 289 (15.09%) Node.js
23 287 (14.99%) DevOps
24 286 (14.93%) Front End Development
25 274 (14.31%) MySQL
26 269 (14.05%) SEO
27 263 (13.73%) AWS
28 261 (13.63%) HTML5
29 259 (13.52%) Problem-Solving

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
1 365 (19.06%) WordPress
2 229 (11.96%) Umbraco
3 195 (10.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 179 (9.35%) EPiServer
5 163 (8.51%) Drupal
6 120 (6.27%) Kentico
7 118 (6.16%) Headless CMS
8 112 (5.85%) SharePoint
9 90 (4.70%) Confluence
10 56 (2.92%) Apache
11 55 (2.87%) Joomla!
12 46 (2.40%) Apache Solr
12 46 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (2.30%) IIS
14 33 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (1.25%) Sitefinity
16 23 (1.20%) nginx
17 13 (0.68%) MODX
17 13 (0.68%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.47%) Magnolia
Applications
1 74 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 50 (2.61%) Adobe XD
4 48 (2.51%) Figma
5 41 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 30 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 29 (1.51%) Sketch
8 28 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 22 (1.15%) Campfire
11 20 (1.04%) InDesign
12 14 (0.73%) InVision
13 12 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
13 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
14 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
15 8 (0.42%) FrameMaker
16 7 (0.37%) Chatbot
17 6 (0.31%) UXPin
18 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
19 1 (0.052%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 101 (5.27%) Magento
2 92 (4.80%) Shopify
3 67 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 49 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.57%) Sage 200
7 10 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
10 6 (0.31%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
11 5 (0.26%) R3 Corda
11 5 (0.26%) TrackWise
12 2 (0.10%) Findur
12 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
13 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
13 1 (0.052%) Elite 3E
13 1 (0.052%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 386 (20.16%) Azure
2 263 (13.73%) AWS
3 139 (7.26%) GitHub
4 133 (6.95%) SaaS
5 89 (4.65%) Google Analytics
6 82 (4.28%) npm
7 74 (3.86%) GCP
8 55 (2.87%) Microsoft 365
9 52 (2.72%) Serverless
10 45 (2.35%) Firebase
11 25 (1.31%) Power Platform
12 24 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (1.25%) Google Ads
13 22 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
14 19 (0.99%) IaaS
14 19 (0.99%) PaaS
15 16 (0.84%) Cloudflare
15 16 (0.84%) Veeva
16 15 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 15 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.23%) DNS
2 46 (2.40%) Broadband
3 37 (1.93%) Intranet
4 32 (1.67%) HTTP
5 23 (1.20%) SSL
6 15 (0.78%) Internet
6 15 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.73%) VoIP
8 12 (0.63%) VPN
9 11 (0.57%) DHCP
9 11 (0.57%) Firewall
9 11 (0.57%) IPsec
9 11 (0.57%) VLAN
10 6 (0.31%) LAN
11 4 (0.21%) Skype
12 3 (0.16%) WebEx
13 2 (0.10%) Extranet
13 2 (0.10%) FTP
13 2 (0.10%) WEP
14 1 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.31%) MySQL
2 216 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 134 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 112 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 49 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.62%) Redis
8 27 (1.41%) Metadata
9 21 (1.10%) Power BI
10 19 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (0.78%) Tableau
12 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
14 12 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.47%) SQL Server 2019
18 8 (0.42%) Blockchain
18 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 311 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 128 (6.68%) JIRA
3 112 (5.85%) webpack
4 57 (2.98%) Jenkins
5 51 (2.66%) gulp
6 49 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 40 (2.09%) Selenium
7 40 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 37 (1.93%) Storybook
9 34 (1.78%) ESLint
9 34 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.51%) GitLab
11 25 (1.31%) Grunt
12 21 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
13 19 (0.99%) Mocha
14 17 (0.89%) Cypress.io
15 15 (0.78%) Xcode
16 11 (0.57%) Axure RP
16 11 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 441 (23.03%) Marketing
2 422 (22.04%) Social Skills
3 223 (11.64%) Finance
4 180 (9.40%) Retail
5 122 (6.37%) Publishing
6 118 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 64 (3.34%) Legal
9 63 (3.29%) Advertising
10 58 (3.03%) Banking
11 49 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
12 47 (2.45%) Investment Banking
12 47 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
13 29 (1.51%) Influencing Skills
14 28 (1.46%) Public Sector
15 27 (1.41%) Law
16 20 (1.04%) Games
17 18 (0.94%) Police
18 14 (0.73%) Back Office
18 14 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 955 (49.87%) Developer
2 221 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 213 (11.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 175 (9.14%) Web Developer
5 159 (8.30%) PHP Developer
6 152 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 151 (7.89%) Architect
8 128 (6.68%) .NET Developer
9 90 (4.70%) Analyst
10 74 (3.86%) Designer
11 62 (3.24%) Project Manager
11 62 (3.24%) Software Developer
11 62 (3.24%) Software Engineer
12 56 (2.92%) React Developer
12 56 (2.92%) WordPress Developer
13 55 (2.87%) Software Architect
14 54 (2.82%) Digital Developer
15 50 (2.61%) Lead Developer
15 50 (2.61%) Senior PHP Developer
16 46 (2.40%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (49.19%) HTML
2 926 (48.36%) CSS
3 512 (26.74%) .NET
4 461 (24.07%) React
5 293 (15.30%) AngularJS
6 289 (15.09%) Node.js
7 261 (13.63%) HTML5
8 232 (12.11%) REST
9 221 (11.54%) Web Services
10 214 (11.17%) ASP.NET
11 209 (10.91%) jQuery
12 206 (10.76%) RESTful
13 205 (10.70%) CSS3
14 196 (10.23%) Sass
15 165 (8.62%) .NET Framework
16 159 (8.30%) Vue.js
17 147 (7.68%) Laravel
18 143 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 115 (6.01%) .NET Core
20 114 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 472 (24.65%) User Experience
2 104 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 99 (5.17%) Social Media
4 93 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 74 (3.86%) Blog
6 74 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
7 71 (3.71%) Virtual Team
8 70 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 51 (2.66%) iPad
10 40 (2.09%) Animation
11 31 (1.62%) Life Science
12 29 (1.51%) Legacy Code
13 24 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 23 (1.20%) Legacy Applications
14 23 (1.20%) Social Network
15 22 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
16 21 (1.10%) iPhone
16 21 (1.10%) Xbox
17 20 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 90 (4.70%) Linux
2 87 (4.54%) Apple iOS
3 78 (4.07%) Windows
4 66 (3.45%) Android
5 59 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 22 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.47%) Unix
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.10%) CentOS
14 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (30.03%) Content Management
3 447 (23.34%) Web Development
4 418 (21.83%) E-Commerce
5 395 (20.63%) MVC
6 380 (19.84%) Full Stack Development
7 287 (14.99%) DevOps
8 286 (14.93%) Front End Development
9 269 (14.05%) SEO
10 259 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
11 221 (11.54%) CRM
12 218 (11.38%) Analytics
12 218 (11.38%) Microservices
13 212 (11.07%) TDD
14 207 (10.81%) Scrum
15 195 (10.18%) Digital Marketing
16 177 (9.24%) Project Delivery
17 175 (9.14%) Test Automation
18 159 (8.30%) Software Engineering
19 157 (8.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 993 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 440 (22.98%) PHP
3 386 (20.16%) C#
4 359 (18.75%) SQL
5 230 (12.01%) TypeScript
6 178 (9.30%) Java
7 91 (4.75%) Python
8 72 (3.76%) ES6
9 43 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 28 (1.46%) Ruby
11 21 (1.10%) Apple Swift
11 21 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 18 (0.94%) PL/1
13 16 (0.84%) C
13 16 (0.84%) Objective-C
14 15 (0.78%) ES7
15 14 (0.73%) Go
16 10 (0.52%) Rust
16 10 (0.52%) Scala
17 9 (0.47%) PyPy
Qualifications
1 147 (7.68%) Degree
2 75 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.21%) ISEB
7 4 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.10%) PhD
9 2 (0.10%) PMP
9 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.052%) CAPM
10 1 (0.052%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.052%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (7.47%) Accessibility
2 127 (6.63%) QA
3 47 (2.45%) WCAG
4 40 (2.09%) GDPR
5 16 (0.84%) COBIT
6 12 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.37%) PMO
7 7 (0.37%) WAI
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) CDISC
9 2 (0.10%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.10%) GxP
9 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.052%) Section 508
System Software
1 116 (6.06%) Docker
2 43 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.57%) vSphere
5 8 (0.42%) Varnish
6 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.73%) SCCM
3 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.52%) OpenView
4 10 (0.52%) OVSD
4 10 (0.52%) SCOM
5 9 (0.47%) Kibana
5 9 (0.47%) Terraform
6 8 (0.42%) Argo
7 5 (0.26%) Consul
7 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.10%) Packer
8 2 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.052%) Puppet
Vendors
1 319 (16.66%) Microsoft
2 224 (11.70%) Adobe
3 195 (10.18%) Sitecore
4 189 (9.87%) Google
5 67 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (2.35%) WooCommerce
7 42 (2.19%) Oracle
8 38 (1.98%) Facebook
8 38 (1.98%) Optimizely
9 37 (1.93%) Atlassian
10 31 (1.62%) Elastic Path
11 30 (1.57%) Instagram
12 25 (1.31%) Apple
13 22 (1.15%) Rackspace
14 21 (1.10%) Spotify
14 21 (1.10%) Twitter
15 18 (0.94%) HubSpot
16 17 (0.89%) hybris
16 17 (0.89%) Samsung
16 17 (0.89%) SAP