Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 218 187
Rank change year-on-year -26 -31 +11
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,513 2,236 3,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.60% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.91% 9.94% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,224 1,769 2,648
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,625 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 16,974 22,502 27,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.54% 16.05% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,694 18,097 22,857
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,020 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in England

CMS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CMS in England

CMS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -52 643 £55,000 - 147
South East -11 309 £45,000 - 60
North of England +5 224 £40,000 - 83
South West +13 160 £37,500 -2.60% 45
North West +43 129 £45,000 +12.50% 51
Midlands -58 98 £38,500 +0.97% 50
Yorkshire -2 87 £35,000 -12.50% 16
East of England +41 77 £44,735 +11.84% 20
West Midlands -57 72 £39,250 +2.93% 29
East Midlands +3 26 £35,000 -6.67% 21
North East -13 8 £47,500 +26.67% 16
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 742 (49.04%) JavaScript
2 706 (46.66%) HTML
3 654 (43.23%) CSS
4 643 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 500 (33.05%) .NET
6 491 (32.45%) Content Management
7 417 (27.56%) C#
8 385 (25.45%) MVC
9 347 (22.93%) E-Commerce
10 330 (21.81%) Web Development
11 325 (21.48%) PHP
12 295 (19.50%) ASP.NET
13 286 (18.90%) Marketing
13 286 (18.90%) Git (software)
14 272 (17.98%) jQuery
15 270 (17.85%) Azure
16 248 (16.39%) SQL Server
17 246 (16.26%) Scrum
17 246 (16.26%) Sitecore CMS
17 246 (16.26%) Sitecore
18 245 (16.19%) Microsoft
19 237 (15.66%) AngularJS
20 231 (15.27%) WordPress
21 229 (15.14%) SQL
22 228 (15.07%) HTML5
23 217 (14.34%) User Experience
24 216 (14.28%) Adobe
25 207 (13.68%) Front End Development
26 206 (13.62%) Umbraco
27 204 (13.48%) Finance

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
1 246 (16.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 231 (15.27%) WordPress
3 206 (13.62%) Umbraco
4 152 (10.05%) Drupal
5 138 (9.12%) EPiServer
6 117 (7.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 64 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 60 (3.97%) Kentico
9 58 (3.83%) IIS
10 49 (3.24%) Confluence
11 43 (2.84%) Sitefinity
12 42 (2.78%) Joomla!
13 34 (2.25%) Apache Solr
14 33 (2.18%) Headless CMS
15 32 (2.12%) WebSphere
16 28 (1.85%) DNN
17 27 (1.78%) Immediacy CMS
18 26 (1.72%) Apache
19 19 (1.26%) SugarCRM
20 14 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (1.06%) Chatbot
6 16 (1.06%) Sketch
7 15 (0.99%) Adobe XD
8 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.40%) InVision
11 5 (0.33%) InDesign
11 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.20%) GIMP
14 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.066%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.066%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 110 (7.27%) Magento
2 38 (2.51%) SDL Web 8
3 26 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
4 25 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.46%) Shopify
8 5 (0.33%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.066%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.066%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 270 (17.85%) Azure
2 179 (11.83%) AWS
3 69 (4.56%) GitHub
4 61 (4.03%) Serverless
5 54 (3.57%) SaaS
6 53 (3.50%) GCP
7 45 (2.97%) Google Analytics
8 36 (2.38%) Office 365
9 33 (2.18%) npm
10 28 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (1.78%) PaaS
12 19 (1.26%) Apigee
12 19 (1.26%) Boomi
13 15 (0.99%) IaaS
14 13 (0.86%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 11 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.73%) G Suite
16 9 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.59%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.01%) Internet
2 39 (2.58%) HTTP
3 28 (1.85%) DNS
4 20 (1.32%) Firewall
5 18 (1.19%) Intranet
6 17 (1.12%) Skype
7 12 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.66%) Unified Communications
9 9 (0.59%) Extranet
9 9 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.46%) AMQP
10 7 (0.46%) WAN
11 6 (0.40%) Converged Networks
11 6 (0.40%) DHCP
11 6 (0.40%) PSTN
11 6 (0.40%) VPN
12 4 (0.26%) SSL
13 3 (0.20%) FTP
13 3 (0.20%) RTMP
14 2 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 153 (10.11%) MySQL
3 45 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (1.92%) Endeca
6 26 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 22 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 15 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 14 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
12 13 (0.86%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.53%) Big Data
14 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 286 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 118 (7.80%) JIRA
3 114 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 75 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 66 (4.36%) gulp
6 50 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (3.24%) Grunt
8 48 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 47 (3.11%) Bitbucket
10 43 (2.84%) Subversion
11 40 (2.64%) Selenium
12 34 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (2.12%) GitLab
14 31 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (1.78%) JUnit
16 24 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
17 23 (1.52%) Mocha
18 22 (1.45%) CircleCI
19 21 (1.39%) Mockito
19 21 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 286 (18.90%) Marketing
2 204 (13.48%) Finance
3 124 (8.20%) Retail
4 57 (3.77%) Advertising
5 31 (2.05%) Public Sector
6 30 (1.98%) Publishing
7 22 (1.45%) Automotive
7 22 (1.45%) Games
8 20 (1.32%) Legal
9 19 (1.26%) Aerospace
9 19 (1.26%) Back Office
9 19 (1.26%) Banking
10 18 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.79%) Danish Language
11 12 (0.79%) Electronics
12 11 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.59%) Law
14 6 (0.40%) Police
15 5 (0.33%) Local Government
15 5 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 787 (52.02%) Developer
2 212 (14.01%) .NET Developer
3 164 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 147 (9.72%) Web Developer
5 120 (7.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 116 (7.67%) Architect
7 113 (7.47%) PHP Developer
8 104 (6.87%) C# Developer
8 104 (6.87%) Project Manager
9 89 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 77 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
11 71 (4.69%) Analyst
12 69 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 60 (3.97%) CMS Developer
14 58 (3.83%) Software Engineer
15 56 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
16 54 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
17 53 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
18 45 (2.97%) Lead Developer
19 44 (2.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (46.66%) HTML
2 654 (43.23%) CSS
3 500 (33.05%) .NET
4 295 (19.50%) ASP.NET
5 272 (17.98%) jQuery
6 237 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 228 (15.07%) HTML5
8 193 (12.76%) Web Services
9 178 (11.76%) XML
10 164 (10.84%) CSS3
11 160 (10.58%) React
12 149 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 149 (9.85%) Node.js
13 137 (9.05%) Sass
14 130 (8.59%) RESTful
15 114 (7.53%) .NET Framework
16 110 (7.27%) JSON
17 109 (7.20%) Laravel
17 109 (7.20%) REST
18 104 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 217 (14.34%) User Experience
2 143 (9.45%) Mobile App
3 110 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 103 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (4.30%) iPad
6 61 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 53 (3.50%) Virtual Team
8 46 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
9 45 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (2.78%) Social Media
11 33 (2.18%) Cloud Native
12 28 (1.85%) Tandem
13 22 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.06%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.86%) Blog
16 12 (0.79%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
17 11 (0.73%) Video Editing
18 10 (0.66%) Graphic Design
18 10 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.02%) Windows
2 68 (4.49%) Linux
3 46 (3.04%) Android
4 41 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.66%) Unix
8 10 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.066%) CentOS
12 1 (0.066%) Debian
12 1 (0.066%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (32.45%) Content Management
3 385 (25.45%) MVC
4 347 (22.93%) E-Commerce
5 330 (21.81%) Web Development
6 246 (16.26%) Scrum
7 207 (13.68%) Front End Development
8 193 (12.76%) DevOps
9 186 (12.29%) CRM
10 162 (10.71%) Project Management
11 154 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
12 146 (9.65%) TDD
13 144 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 140 (9.25%) Microservices
15 129 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
16 124 (8.20%) Analytics
17 105 (6.94%) Unit Testing
18 103 (6.81%) SEO
19 97 (6.41%) OO
20 93 (6.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 742 (49.04%) JavaScript
2 417 (27.56%) C#
3 325 (21.48%) PHP
4 229 (15.14%) SQL
5 164 (10.84%) Java
6 77 (5.09%) Python
7 53 (3.50%) ES6
8 52 (3.44%) TypeScript
9 44 (2.91%) Ruby
10 35 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.92%) Java 8
12 21 (1.39%) Groovy
13 19 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.19%) XPath
15 14 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.79%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.66%) C
18 9 (0.59%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.59%) PHP 7
18 9 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (8.06%) Degree
2 31 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (0.66%) ISEB
5 8 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.40%) MCSD
7 6 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.40%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.33%) CIPD
8 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.26%) CBAP
9 4 (0.26%) IIBA
9 4 (0.26%) PhD
10 3 (0.20%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.60%) QA
2 23 (1.52%) WCAG
3 10 (0.66%) SLA
4 5 (0.33%) GDPR
5 4 (0.26%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.26%) WAI
6 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.066%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (5.75%) Docker
2 30 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.59%) Varnish
4 1 (0.066%) KVM
4 1 (0.066%) oVirt
4 1 (0.066%) QEMU
4 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.78%) Ansible
3 38 (2.51%) Terraform
4 29 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.65%) Kibana
6 21 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (1.26%) Istio
7 19 (1.26%) Knative
7 19 (1.26%) Puppet
8 18 (1.19%) Salt
9 12 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.33%) Consul
12 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.26%) OpenSSO
13 2 (0.13%) cPanel
13 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.13%) Plesk
13 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 246 (16.26%) Sitecore
2 245 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 216 (14.28%) Adobe
4 100 (6.61%) Salesforce.com
5 98 (6.48%) Google
6 82 (5.42%) Oracle
7 57 (3.77%) hybris
8 52 (3.44%) SAP
9 34 (2.25%) IBM
10 32 (2.12%) MuleSoft
11 27 (1.78%) Alterian
12 25 (1.65%) Elastic Path
12 25 (1.65%) Interwoven
13 24 (1.59%) New Relic
13 24 (1.59%) ServiceNow
14 23 (1.52%) Splunk
15 19 (1.26%) Dell
15 19 (1.26%) Zend
16 18 (1.19%) ATG
16 18 (1.19%) Atlassian