Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 251 199
Rank change year-on-year +10 -52 -18
Permanent jobs citing CMS 607 1,768 2,833
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.36% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.62% 9.18% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1,375 2,365
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 6,307 19,268 25,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.23% 14.86% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,216 15,319 21,007
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 September 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 26 September 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 0 257 £65,000 +18.18% 40
South East +46 117 £50,000 +25.00% 27
North of England +81 112 £40,000 +6.67% 43
North West +59 60 £41,000 +2.50% 16
Midlands +100 51 £47,500 +18.75% 26
Yorkshire +92 43 £40,000 +6.67% 21
South West +40 36 £38,750 -5.49% 13
East of England +106 30 £37,500 +1.48% 13
West Midlands +60 30 £45,000 +10.43% 14
East Midlands +97 21 £60,000 +100.00% 12
North East +26 9 £33,750 -25.25% 6
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 333 (54.86%) JavaScript
2 291 (47.94%) HTML
2 291 (47.94%) CSS
3 259 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (28.83%) .NET
5 147 (24.22%) PHP
5 147 (24.22%) AngularJS
6 135 (22.24%) C#
7 133 (21.91%) Content Management
8 128 (21.09%) Git (software)
9 123 (20.26%) Azure
10 119 (19.60%) MVC
11 115 (18.95%) WordPress
12 113 (18.62%) User Experience
13 112 (18.45%) HTML5
14 105 (17.30%) Web Development
15 104 (17.13%) E-Commerce
16 103 (16.97%) ASP.NET
17 93 (15.32%) Microsoft
18 91 (14.99%) DevOps
19 90 (14.83%) CSS3
20 86 (14.17%) jQuery
21 85 (14.00%) SQL Server
22 83 (13.67%) React
23 81 (13.34%) Front End Development
24 80 (13.18%) Sitecore CMS
24 80 (13.18%) Sitecore
25 76 (12.52%) TDD
25 76 (12.52%) Umbraco
26 75 (12.36%) Marketing

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
1 115 (18.95%) WordPress
2 80 (13.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 76 (12.52%) Umbraco
4 53 (8.73%) EPiServer
5 32 (5.27%) Drupal
6 29 (4.78%) Joomla!
7 28 (4.61%) Kentico
8 23 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (3.79%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.80%) Sitefinity
10 15 (2.47%) Headless CMS
11 14 (2.31%) DNN
12 13 (2.14%) Jadu
13 11 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (1.65%) Apache Spark
14 10 (1.65%) Immediacy CMS
15 9 (1.48%) Apache
16 8 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
17 7 (1.15%) Confluence
18 4 (0.66%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 17 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.98%) Sketch
3 9 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.48%) Figma
4 4 (0.66%) InVision
4 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.33%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.33%) Marvel
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 50 (8.24%) Magento
2 21 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (1.15%) Eloqua
4 7 (1.15%) Shopify
5 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.66%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.33%) Workfront
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 123 (20.26%) Azure
2 60 (9.88%) AWS
3 19 (3.13%) GCP
3 19 (3.13%) SaaS
4 16 (2.64%) Office 365
5 14 (2.31%) GitHub
5 14 (2.31%) Google Analytics
5 14 (2.31%) npm
6 12 (1.98%) Serverless
7 11 (1.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 10 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.15%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.15%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.82%) PaaS
11 3 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.49%) IaaS
11 3 (0.49%) NuGet
11 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.33%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.28%) H.323
2 25 (4.12%) ISDN
3 22 (3.62%) LAN
3 22 (3.62%) VoIP
4 21 (3.46%) MGCP
4 21 (3.46%) QSIG
4 21 (3.46%) SCCP
4 21 (3.46%) WebEx
5 19 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 14 (2.31%) Internet
7 12 (1.98%) FTP
8 10 (1.65%) WAN
9 9 (1.48%) Skype
10 6 (0.99%) DNS
11 5 (0.82%) Intranet
12 4 (0.66%) Broadband
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (0.66%) MPLS
13 3 (0.49%) Telepresence
13 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (11.53%) MySQL
3 16 (2.64%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.81%) Big Data
7 11 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.65%) HBase
8 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2019
9 5 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.49%) DB2
11 3 (0.49%) Power BI
12 2 (0.33%) Redis
13 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 128 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.95%) JIRA
3 22 (3.62%) webpack
4 20 (3.29%) TeamCity
5 15 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.31%) Grunt
6 14 (2.31%) gulp
7 13 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.98%) Selenium
8 12 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.98%) Xcode
9 10 (1.65%) Android Studio
9 10 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.32%) Babel
10 8 (1.32%) git-flow
11 7 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.82%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.82%) Mocha
General
1 75 (12.36%) Marketing
2 73 (12.03%) Finance
3 31 (5.11%) Publishing
4 24 (3.95%) Public Sector
5 22 (3.62%) Retail
6 17 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.64%) Advertising
8 15 (2.47%) Legal
9 12 (1.98%) Games
10 9 (1.48%) Front Office
11 6 (0.99%) Automotive
11 6 (0.99%) Electronics
11 6 (0.99%) Law
12 5 (0.82%) Local Government
13 4 (0.66%) Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.49%) Back Office
14 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 378 (62.27%) Developer
2 78 (12.85%) .NET Developer
3 72 (11.86%) Senior Developer
4 62 (10.21%) Web Developer
5 60 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 56 (9.23%) PHP Developer
7 45 (7.41%) Architect
8 37 (6.10%) Analyst
9 30 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 29 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (4.61%) ServiceNow Developer
12 26 (4.28%) Lead Developer
13 25 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 21 (3.46%) Magento Developer
15 20 (3.29%) PHP Web Developer
15 20 (3.29%) Sitecore Developer
16 19 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
16 19 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (2.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (47.94%) CSS
1 291 (47.94%) HTML
2 175 (28.83%) .NET
3 147 (24.22%) AngularJS
4 112 (18.45%) HTML5
5 103 (16.97%) ASP.NET
6 90 (14.83%) CSS3
7 86 (14.17%) jQuery
8 83 (13.67%) React
9 75 (12.36%) REST
10 71 (11.70%) Sass
11 69 (11.37%) RESTful
12 68 (11.20%) Ajax
13 67 (11.04%) Node.js
14 64 (10.54%) Vue.js
15 61 (10.05%) .NET Framework
16 56 (9.23%) .NET Core
17 54 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (8.90%) Web Services
18 53 (8.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (18.62%) User Experience
2 40 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.13%) Marketing Technology
6 16 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.47%) Derivative
7 15 (2.47%) Swaptions
8 11 (1.81%) Social Media
9 10 (1.65%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.65%) Tandem
10 8 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.15%) Blog
12 6 (0.99%) Acoustics
13 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.82%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.61%) Windows
2 23 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 21 (3.46%) Android
3 21 (3.46%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.31%) Linux
5 10 (1.65%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.49%) Unix
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (21.91%) Content Management
3 119 (19.60%) MVC
4 105 (17.30%) Web Development
5 104 (17.13%) E-Commerce
6 91 (14.99%) DevOps
7 81 (13.34%) Front End Development
8 76 (12.52%) TDD
9 62 (10.21%) CRM
10 61 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (9.88%) Scrum
12 51 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 48 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
14 42 (6.92%) Mentoring
15 41 (6.75%) Analytics
15 41 (6.75%) Microservices
15 41 (6.75%) Test Automation
16 34 (5.60%) Time Management
17 33 (5.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 333 (54.86%) JavaScript
2 147 (24.22%) PHP
3 135 (22.24%) C#
4 69 (11.37%) SQL
5 55 (9.06%) TypeScript
6 33 (5.44%) Java
7 28 (4.61%) ES6
8 22 (3.62%) Python
9 16 (2.64%) C++
10 15 (2.47%) Apex Code
11 10 (1.65%) Apple Swift
11 10 (1.65%) Scala
12 9 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.32%) PHP 7
14 7 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.99%) Ruby
16 3 (0.49%) C
16 3 (0.49%) Java 8
17 2 (0.33%) ES8
Qualifications
1 35 (5.77%) Degree
2 14 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (2.31%) PhD
3 10 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.15%) CCNA
5 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.99%) CCNP
6 6 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) ISEB
8 4 (0.66%) CCA
8 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.49%) MCPD
9 3 (0.49%) MCSD
9 3 (0.49%) MCSE
9 3 (0.49%) MCTS
9 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.49%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.28%) QA
2 20 (3.29%) GDPR
3 14 (2.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) NCSC
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (4.12%) Docker
2 18 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.65%) HDFS
5 5 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (0.82%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (3.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.65%) Kibana
5 4 (0.66%) cPanel
5 4 (0.66%) Terraform
6 3 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.49%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.18%) Sitecore
3 31 (5.11%) Cisco
3 31 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (4.61%) ServiceNow
5 26 (4.28%) Google
5 26 (4.28%) Pardot
6 24 (3.95%) Adobe
7 21 (3.46%) VMware
8 16 (2.64%) IBM
8 16 (2.64%) Zend
9 14 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.98%) Oracle
11 11 (1.81%) Tealium
12 10 (1.65%) Alterian
13 8 (1.32%) HubSpot
14 7 (1.15%) Marketo
14 7 (1.15%) Polycom
15 6 (0.99%) Xamarin
16 5 (0.82%) SAP