Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 252 251
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1 -53
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,129 1,365 1,920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.23% 9.11% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,075 1,482
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,700 £29,775
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £64,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 10,055 14,983 21,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.60% 14.27% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,875 12,043 17,149
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +8 417 £57,500 +0.88% 106
North of England +62 240 £45,000 - 67
South East +27 210 £50,000 +17.65% 39
North West +56 130 £50,000 +5.26% 41
South West +1 123 £50,000 +25.00% 32
Midlands +55 107 £50,000 +25.00% 32
Yorkshire +36 106 £42,000 +12.00% 18
West Midlands +28 63 £50,000 +25.00% 22
East Midlands +36 44 £50,000 - 9
East of England +34 23 £37,500 -25.00% 15
North East +5 4 £47,500 - 8
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 592 (52.44%) JavaScript
2 566 (50.13%) HTML
3 540 (47.83%) CSS
4 428 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
5 330 (29.23%) .NET
6 314 (27.81%) C#
7 310 (27.46%) Content Management
8 289 (25.60%) Git (software)
9 265 (23.47%) PHP
10 254 (22.50%) E-Commerce
11 252 (22.32%) Web Development
12 248 (21.97%) MVC
13 246 (21.79%) Marketing
14 221 (19.57%) Azure
14 221 (19.57%) WordPress
15 219 (19.40%) User Experience
16 209 (18.51%) Vue.js
17 201 (17.80%) React
18 200 (17.71%) Sitecore CMS
18 200 (17.71%) Sitecore
19 193 (17.09%) DevOps
20 190 (16.83%) HTML5
21 182 (16.12%) SQL
22 181 (16.03%) Umbraco
23 169 (14.97%) MySQL
24 161 (14.26%) Finance
24 161 (14.26%) Front End Development
25 160 (14.17%) ASP.NET
26 157 (13.91%) AngularJS
27 150 (13.29%) jQuery

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
1 221 (19.57%) WordPress
2 200 (17.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 181 (16.03%) Umbraco
4 140 (12.40%) EPiServer
5 100 (8.86%) Drupal
6 84 (7.44%) Kentico
7 53 (4.69%) Confluence
8 44 (3.90%) Headless CMS
9 40 (3.54%) IIS
10 28 (2.48%) SharePoint
11 26 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 22 (1.95%) Apache
12 22 (1.95%) Joomla!
13 20 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (1.77%) Sitefinity
14 16 (1.42%) Apache Solr
15 13 (1.15%) Alfresco
16 10 (0.89%) nginx
17 6 (0.53%) Jadu
17 6 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (2.39%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (1.33%) Figma
6 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (0.80%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.27%) InDesign
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.27%) Sketch
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.089%) InVision
12 1 (0.089%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 91 (8.06%) Magento
2 34 (3.01%) Shopify
3 32 (2.83%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (2.48%) OpenCart
5 19 (1.68%) SAP Hybris
6 15 (1.33%) nopCommerce
7 12 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.35%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.27%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.18%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.089%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 221 (19.57%) Azure
2 113 (10.01%) AWS
3 42 (3.72%) Google Analytics
4 39 (3.45%) SaaS
5 32 (2.83%) npm
6 29 (2.57%) Serverless
7 28 (2.48%) GCP
8 25 (2.21%) GitHub
9 20 (1.77%) Microsoft 365
10 17 (1.51%) Yarn
11 16 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
12 10 (0.89%) Power Platform
13 9 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.80%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.71%) Firebase
15 7 (0.62%) BrowserStack
15 7 (0.62%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.15%) DNS
2 11 (0.97%) HTTP
2 11 (0.97%) Intranet
3 5 (0.44%) Internet
4 4 (0.35%) Firewall
4 4 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.35%) Wireless
5 3 (0.27%) Skype
6 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.089%) Broadband
7 1 (0.089%) FTP
7 1 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (14.97%) MySQL
2 141 (12.49%) SQL Server
3 47 (4.16%) NoSQL
4 34 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 19 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.97%) Redis
7 10 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.71%) Power BI
9 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.53%) Endeca
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.35%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2019
13 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.18%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 289 (25.60%) Git (software)
2 72 (6.38%) JIRA
3 43 (3.81%) gulp
4 41 (3.63%) Bitbucket
5 39 (3.45%) webpack
6 32 (2.83%) Grunt
6 32 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 27 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.42%) Subversion
9 16 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.06%) Babel
10 12 (1.06%) Selenium
11 10 (0.89%) Cypress.io
12 9 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.53%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.35%) SonarQube
General
1 246 (21.79%) Marketing
2 161 (14.26%) Finance
3 74 (6.55%) Retail
4 38 (3.37%) Legal
4 38 (3.37%) Publishing
5 22 (1.95%) Games
6 21 (1.86%) Electronics
7 19 (1.68%) Banking
8 15 (1.33%) Advertising
9 14 (1.24%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.06%) Law
11 9 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
14 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.35%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 702 (62.18%) Developer
2 174 (15.41%) Senior Developer
3 119 (10.54%) PHP Developer
4 118 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 115 (10.19%) Web Developer
6 91 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 83 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 77 (6.82%) Architect
9 75 (6.64%) Software Developer
10 61 (5.40%) C# Developer
10 61 (5.40%) Project Manager
11 56 (4.96%) Lead Developer
12 49 (4.34%) Analyst
13 44 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
14 43 (3.81%) React Developer
14 43 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
15 40 (3.54%) Junior
16 39 (3.45%) Junior Developer
17 38 (3.37%) Digital Project Manager
17 38 (3.37%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (50.13%) HTML
2 540 (47.83%) CSS
3 330 (29.23%) .NET
4 209 (18.51%) Vue.js
5 201 (17.80%) React
6 190 (16.83%) HTML5
7 160 (14.17%) ASP.NET
8 157 (13.91%) AngularJS
9 150 (13.29%) jQuery
10 138 (12.22%) CSS3
11 130 (11.51%) RESTful
12 119 (10.54%) Laravel
13 115 (10.19%) Sass
13 115 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 114 (10.10%) Node.js
15 109 (9.65%) Web Services
16 85 (7.53%) .NET Core
17 84 (7.44%) REST
18 79 (7.00%) KnockoutJS
19 71 (6.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 219 (19.40%) User Experience
2 64 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (3.37%) Social Media
7 25 (2.21%) Animation
8 24 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.95%) Blog
10 20 (1.77%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.33%) NHS
12 14 (1.24%) iPad
13 12 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
14 11 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.89%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.80%) Photography
17 7 (0.62%) Acoustics
17 7 (0.62%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.62%) Podcast
18 6 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.71%) Linux
2 67 (5.93%) Windows
3 50 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 35 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.39%) Android
6 16 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (27.46%) Content Management
3 254 (22.50%) E-Commerce
4 252 (22.32%) Web Development
5 248 (21.97%) MVC
6 193 (17.09%) DevOps
7 161 (14.26%) Front End Development
8 145 (12.84%) Project Management
9 137 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
10 117 (10.36%) SEO
11 110 (9.74%) Mentoring
12 104 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
13 100 (8.86%) Unit Testing
14 95 (8.41%) Analytics
15 92 (8.15%) CRM
16 87 (7.71%) Scrum
17 75 (6.64%) SOLID
18 72 (6.38%) Microservices
19 68 (6.02%) Project Delivery
20 65 (5.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 592 (52.44%) JavaScript
2 314 (27.81%) C#
3 265 (23.47%) PHP
4 182 (16.12%) SQL
5 88 (7.79%) Java
6 45 (3.99%) TypeScript
7 37 (3.28%) Python
8 27 (2.39%) ES6
9 14 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.97%) Java 8
12 10 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.62%) Ruby
14 6 (0.53%) PHP 5
14 6 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.44%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.44%) PHP 7
15 5 (0.44%) VB
16 4 (0.35%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (8.68%) Degree
2 24 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (2.13%) PhD
3 17 (1.51%) SC Cleared
3 17 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.089%) ISEB
8 1 (0.089%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.089%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.089%) MCSE
8 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.63%) QA
2 14 (1.24%) WAI
3 10 (0.89%) GDPR
4 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) WCAG
7 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 61 (5.40%) Docker
2 12 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.51%) Ansible
3 10 (0.89%) Terraform
4 3 (0.27%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.18%) Plesk
6 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.089%) Puppet
6 1 (0.089%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 200 (17.71%) Sitecore
2 120 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 100 (8.86%) Adobe
4 67 (5.93%) Google
5 47 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (2.75%) SAP
7 26 (2.30%) hybris
8 24 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 22 (1.95%) Oracle
10 18 (1.59%) Xamarin
11 15 (1.33%) WooCommerce
12 14 (1.24%) OpenText
13 13 (1.15%) Elastic Path
14 12 (1.06%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.89%) Zend
16 9 (0.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 8 (0.71%) Marketo
17 8 (0.71%) Pega
18 7 (0.62%) HubSpot
18 7 (0.62%) Netlify