Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 235 261
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26 -64
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,599 887 1,780
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.65% 9.84% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 702 1,269
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,275 £28,571
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 13,727 9,017 19,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.73% 14.19% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,226 7,243 15,944
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,375
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +2.88% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,950 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 718 £60,000 +3.45% 156
South East +25 331 £50,000 - 52
North of England -32 199 £47,500 +5.56% 67
South West +8 159 £42,500 -5.56% 26
North West -23 126 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Midlands -37 114 £43,500 -3.33% 53
Yorkshire -57 70 £47,471 +18.68% 25
West Midlands -39 68 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England -7 54 £42,500 +13.33% 11
East Midlands -30 42 £35,000 -60.00% 22
North East -33 3 £45,000 -5.26% 9
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 851 (53.22%) JavaScript
2 795 (49.72%) HTML
3 780 (48.78%) CSS
4 626 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
5 496 (31.02%) Content Management
6 433 (27.08%) .NET
7 412 (25.77%) React
8 393 (24.58%) C#
9 386 (24.14%) Marketing
10 381 (23.83%) User Experience
11 376 (23.51%) Web Development
12 368 (23.01%) E-Commerce
13 365 (22.83%) PHP
14 328 (20.51%) Social Skills
15 320 (20.01%) Full Stack Development
15 320 (20.01%) MVC
16 309 (19.32%) Git (software)
17 303 (18.95%) Azure
17 303 (18.95%) SQL
18 299 (18.70%) DevOps
19 280 (17.51%) WordPress
20 265 (16.57%) AngularJS
21 264 (16.51%) HTML5
22 249 (15.57%) MySQL
23 244 (15.26%) Front End Development
24 228 (14.26%) Node.js
25 222 (13.88%) Microsoft
26 220 (13.76%) Finance
27 216 (13.51%) Vue.js
28 212 (13.26%) SEO

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
1 280 (17.51%) WordPress
2 209 (13.07%) Umbraco
3 176 (11.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 158 (9.88%) EPiServer
5 139 (8.69%) Drupal
6 108 (6.75%) Kentico
7 86 (5.38%) Headless CMS
8 81 (5.07%) Confluence
9 52 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
9 52 (3.25%) SharePoint
10 46 (2.88%) Apache Solr
11 42 (2.63%) Apache
12 39 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 35 (2.19%) Joomla!
14 34 (2.13%) IIS
15 21 (1.31%) Sitefinity
16 17 (1.06%) nginx
17 10 (0.63%) MediaWiki
18 9 (0.56%) Moodle
19 8 (0.50%) MODX
Applications
1 44 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 30 (1.88%) Adobe XD
4 26 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (1.44%) Figma
6 20 (1.25%) Campfire
7 16 (1.00%) Sketch
8 15 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.56%) InDesign
10 8 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.19%) UXPin
13 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.13%) InVision
14 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 109 (6.82%) Magento
2 84 (5.25%) Shopify
3 44 (2.75%) Payment Gateway
4 38 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.69%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.31%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.31%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.19%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.13%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.063%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 303 (18.95%) Azure
2 200 (12.51%) AWS
3 87 (5.44%) GitHub
4 83 (5.19%) npm
5 75 (4.69%) SaaS
6 65 (4.07%) Google Analytics
7 50 (3.13%) GCP
8 46 (2.88%) Serverless
9 33 (2.06%) Firebase
10 21 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (1.19%) Yarn
12 15 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.94%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (0.94%) PaaS
12 15 (0.94%) Veeva
13 14 (0.88%) Cloudflare
14 13 (0.81%) Google Ads
14 13 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.56%) DNS
2 32 (2.00%) Broadband
3 30 (1.88%) HTTP
4 19 (1.19%) Intranet
5 17 (1.06%) SSL
6 16 (1.00%) Internet
7 13 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.63%) Firewall
9 8 (0.50%) VoIP
10 7 (0.44%) VPN
11 6 (0.38%) DHCP
11 6 (0.38%) IPsec
11 6 (0.38%) Skype
11 6 (0.38%) VLAN
12 2 (0.13%) FTP
12 2 (0.13%) WEP
12 2 (0.13%) Wireless
13 1 (0.063%) Extranet
13 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.063%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (15.57%) MySQL
2 192 (12.01%) SQL Server
3 119 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 86 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 53 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.13%) Redis
7 28 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (1.00%) Metadata
9 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2019
10 15 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
13 10 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.44%) Tableau
16 6 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 309 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 105 (6.57%) JIRA
3 91 (5.69%) webpack
4 45 (2.81%) gulp
5 43 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 36 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 34 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 31 (1.94%) Storybook
9 30 (1.88%) ESLint
10 28 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 26 (1.63%) Grunt
12 20 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.19%) Cypress.io
13 19 (1.19%) Selenium
14 15 (0.94%) GitLab
15 12 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
15 12 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.75%) Subversion
16 11 (0.69%) Vagrant
17 10 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 386 (24.14%) Marketing
2 328 (20.51%) Social Skills
3 220 (13.76%) Finance
4 170 (10.63%) Retail
5 77 (4.82%) Publishing
6 76 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 46 (2.88%) Banking
9 45 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
10 42 (2.63%) Legal
11 34 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
12 29 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
13 26 (1.63%) Advertising
13 26 (1.63%) Investment Banking
14 20 (1.25%) Back Office
14 20 (1.25%) Electronics
15 19 (1.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 18 (1.13%) Police
16 18 (1.13%) Public Sector
17 16 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 879 (54.97%) Developer
2 220 (13.76%) Senior Developer
3 180 (11.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 142 (8.88%) Web Developer
5 141 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 132 (8.26%) PHP Developer
7 122 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 97 (6.07%) Architect
9 81 (5.07%) Software Developer
10 70 (4.38%) Project Manager
11 66 (4.13%) C# Developer
12 60 (3.75%) Lead Developer
13 59 (3.69%) Analyst
13 59 (3.69%) Designer
14 58 (3.63%) React Developer
15 48 (3.00%) Senior PHP Developer
16 46 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 43 (2.69%) Digital Project Manager
17 43 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (2.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 795 (49.72%) HTML
2 780 (48.78%) CSS
3 433 (27.08%) .NET
4 412 (25.77%) React
5 265 (16.57%) AngularJS
6 264 (16.51%) HTML5
7 228 (14.26%) Node.js
8 216 (13.51%) Vue.js
9 207 (12.95%) CSS3
10 188 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 184 (11.51%) Sass
12 181 (11.32%) RESTful
13 165 (10.32%) Web Services
14 162 (10.13%) REST
15 151 (9.44%) Laravel
16 147 (9.19%) jQuery
16 147 (9.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 124 (7.75%) .NET Core
18 117 (7.32%) .NET Framework
19 90 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 381 (23.83%) User Experience
2 86 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 76 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (3.63%) Social Media
4 58 (3.63%) Virtual Team
5 56 (3.50%) Blog
6 49 (3.06%) Animation
7 43 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (2.56%) iPad
9 41 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.00%) Social Network
11 29 (1.81%) Cloud Native
12 28 (1.75%) Legacy Applications
13 22 (1.38%) Life Science
14 18 (1.13%) Digital Media
15 17 (1.06%) Algorithms
16 16 (1.00%) iPhone
17 15 (0.94%) Marketing Technology
18 9 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.57%) Linux
2 66 (4.13%) Apple iOS
3 59 (3.69%) Windows
4 55 (3.44%) Android
5 35 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.69%) Unix
10 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (31.02%) Content Management
3 376 (23.51%) Web Development
4 368 (23.01%) E-Commerce
5 320 (20.01%) Full Stack Development
5 320 (20.01%) MVC
6 299 (18.70%) DevOps
7 244 (15.26%) Front End Development
8 212 (13.26%) SEO
9 189 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
10 182 (11.38%) Digital Marketing
10 182 (11.38%) Scrum
11 181 (11.32%) Analytics
12 179 (11.19%) TDD
13 171 (10.69%) Microservices
14 167 (10.44%) CRM
15 155 (9.69%) Software Engineering
16 150 (9.38%) Project Management
17 137 (8.57%) Mentoring
18 128 (8.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 851 (53.22%) JavaScript
2 393 (24.58%) C#
3 365 (22.83%) PHP
4 303 (18.95%) SQL
5 169 (10.57%) TypeScript
6 151 (9.44%) Java
7 71 (4.44%) ES6
8 66 (4.13%) Python
9 28 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 20 (1.25%) Apple Swift
12 18 (1.13%) PL/1
13 15 (0.94%) Ruby
14 13 (0.81%) Go
15 12 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.69%) ES7
16 11 (0.69%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.50%) C
18 7 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (6.32%) Degree
2 49 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.44%) PhD
7 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.063%) CAPM
11 1 (0.063%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.063%) PMP
11 1 (0.063%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (8.69%) Accessibility
2 75 (4.69%) QA
3 42 (2.63%) WCAG
4 35 (2.19%) GDPR
5 10 (0.63%) COBIT
6 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.25%) SLA
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.19%) WAI
9 2 (0.13%) CDISC
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.13%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 113 (7.07%) Docker
2 9 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.38%) vSphere
5 4 (0.25%) Varnish
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (3.19%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.75%) Terraform
3 11 (0.69%) Ansible
4 10 (0.63%) OpenView
4 10 (0.63%) OVSD
4 10 (0.63%) SCCM
4 10 (0.63%) SCOM
5 7 (0.44%) Kibana
6 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.31%) Consul
7 5 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.25%) Argo
9 3 (0.19%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.13%) Packer
11 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 222 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 176 (11.01%) Sitecore
3 151 (9.44%) Adobe
4 135 (8.44%) Google
5 51 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (2.31%) WooCommerce
7 34 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.81%) hybris
8 29 (1.81%) SAP
9 28 (1.75%) Elastic Path
9 28 (1.75%) Oracle
10 22 (1.38%) Apple
11 16 (1.00%) Remedy
12 15 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.88%) Netlify
13 14 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 14 (0.88%) Samsung
14 13 (0.81%) OpenText
14 13 (0.81%) Rackspace
14 13 (0.81%) Xamarin