Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 240 242 196
Rank change year-on-year +2 -46 -7
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,445 1,963 2,942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.42% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.20% 9.14% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 1,590 2,632
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 15,711 21,468 27,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.35% 15.50% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12,521 17,155 22,901
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 March 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 29 March 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 -30 618 £57,500 +4.55% 74
South East +45 301 £45,000 +5.88% 54
North of England +23 213 £45,000 +20.00% 59
South West +38 155 £41,250 +3.13% 31
North West +42 119 £47,500 +26.67% 35
Midlands -24 97 £40,000 +1.27% 42
Yorkshire +11 82 £37,500 -6.25% 19
West Midlands -15 64 £40,000 +4.90% 18
East of England +47 60 £50,000 +33.33% 9
East Midlands +10 33 £45,000 +12.50% 24
North East -11 13 £47,500 +26.67% 5
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 678 (46.92%) HTML
2 671 (46.44%) JavaScript
3 652 (45.12%) CSS
4 603 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
5 464 (32.11%) Content Management
6 429 (29.69%) .NET
7 332 (22.98%) PHP
8 324 (22.42%) C#
9 318 (22.01%) Web Development
10 313 (21.66%) E-Commerce
11 307 (21.25%) MVC
12 266 (18.41%) Git (software)
13 248 (17.16%) jQuery
14 247 (17.09%) Finance
15 244 (16.89%) Azure
16 243 (16.82%) ASP.NET
17 241 (16.68%) AngularJS
18 236 (16.33%) Front End Development
19 227 (15.71%) Marketing
20 225 (15.57%) Sitecore CMS
20 225 (15.57%) Sitecore
21 215 (14.88%) User Experience
22 214 (14.81%) HTML5
23 203 (14.05%) Umbraco
23 203 (14.05%) Scrum
24 195 (13.49%) Microsoft
25 194 (13.43%) SQL Server
26 184 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
27 183 (12.66%) WordPress
28 180 (12.46%) CRM

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
1 225 (15.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 203 (14.05%) Umbraco
3 183 (12.66%) WordPress
4 143 (9.90%) EPiServer
5 105 (7.27%) Drupal
6 90 (6.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 71 (4.91%) SharePoint
8 67 (4.64%) Kentico
9 44 (3.04%) Sitefinity
10 43 (2.98%) Confluence
11 36 (2.49%) IIS
12 32 (2.21%) Joomla!
13 27 (1.87%) DNN
14 26 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
14 26 (1.80%) Immediacy CMS
15 22 (1.52%) Skype for Business
16 18 (1.25%) Apache
16 18 (1.25%) Headless CMS
17 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 71 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 39 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (2.08%) Sketch
5 21 (1.45%) Adobe XD
6 19 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (1.11%) Chatbot
8 15 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (0.62%) InDesign
11 8 (0.55%) InVision
11 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
13 6 (0.42%) GIMP
14 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.069%) Camtasia
16 1 (0.069%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 89 (6.16%) Magento
2 35 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 14 (0.97%) SDL Web 8
6 13 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
8 9 (0.62%) Shopify
9 7 (0.48%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.35%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.069%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.069%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 244 (16.89%) Azure
2 174 (12.04%) AWS
3 78 (5.40%) SaaS
4 60 (4.15%) GitHub
5 42 (2.91%) Google Analytics
6 39 (2.70%) Serverless
7 38 (2.63%) GCP
7 38 (2.63%) Office 365
8 29 (2.01%) PaaS
9 27 (1.87%) IaaS
10 19 (1.31%) npm
11 12 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.83%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
13 10 (0.69%) Apigee
13 10 (0.69%) Boomi
13 10 (0.69%) BrowserStack
13 10 (0.69%) G Suite
14 9 (0.62%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 9 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.60%) Internet
2 33 (2.28%) DNS
2 33 (2.28%) Unified Communications
3 31 (2.15%) Firewall
4 28 (1.94%) Skype
5 22 (1.52%) WAN
5 22 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (1.45%) Converged Networks
6 21 (1.45%) PSTN
7 19 (1.31%) Intranet
8 13 (0.90%) HTTP
9 9 (0.62%) Extranet
10 8 (0.55%) AMQP
10 8 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.55%) H.323
10 8 (0.55%) Telepresence
11 6 (0.42%) RTMP
12 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.21%) SSL
14 2 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 166 (11.49%) MySQL
3 40 (2.77%) MongoDB
4 22 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.11%) Redis
9 15 (1.04%) SQL Server 2019
10 14 (0.97%) Jackrabbit
11 12 (0.83%) MariaDB
11 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (0.76%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.55%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.48%) Endeca
15 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 266 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 118 (8.17%) JIRA
3 74 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 68 (4.71%) gulp
5 65 (4.50%) Visual Studio
6 45 (3.11%) Grunt
6 45 (3.11%) Subversion
7 43 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (2.49%) Bitbucket
9 31 (2.15%) Selenium
9 31 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (1.52%) JUnit
12 20 (1.38%) GitLab
12 20 (1.38%) webpack
13 15 (1.04%) PHPUnit
13 15 (1.04%) Travis CI
14 14 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.83%) Mockito
General
1 247 (17.09%) Finance
2 227 (15.71%) Marketing
3 119 (8.24%) Retail
4 53 (3.67%) Advertising
5 33 (2.28%) Games
5 33 (2.28%) Publishing
6 28 (1.94%) Legal
7 27 (1.87%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.73%) Back Office
9 20 (1.38%) Banking
10 18 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.11%) Automotive
12 12 (0.83%) Danish Language
13 11 (0.76%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) Local Government
14 6 (0.42%) Police
14 6 (0.42%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.28%) Electronics
15 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 797 (55.16%) Developer
2 196 (13.56%) .NET Developer
3 167 (11.56%) Web Developer
4 153 (10.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 132 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 128 (8.86%) PHP Developer
7 109 (7.54%) Project Manager
8 89 (6.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 85 (5.88%) Architect
10 84 (5.81%) C# Developer
11 68 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
12 62 (4.29%) CMS Developer
13 60 (4.15%) Analyst
14 59 (4.08%) Software Engineer
15 56 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 55 (3.81%) Digital Project Manager
17 52 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
18 49 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
19 46 (3.18%) EPiServer Developer
20 45 (3.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (46.92%) HTML
2 652 (45.12%) CSS
3 429 (29.69%) .NET
4 248 (17.16%) jQuery
5 243 (16.82%) ASP.NET
6 241 (16.68%) AngularJS
7 214 (14.81%) HTML5
8 167 (11.56%) React
9 157 (10.87%) CSS3
10 155 (10.73%) Node.js
11 153 (10.59%) Web Services
12 148 (10.24%) Sass
13 131 (9.07%) XML
14 128 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 117 (8.10%) Vue.js
16 115 (7.96%) Laravel
17 108 (7.47%) Ajax
18 105 (7.27%) REST
19 101 (6.99%) RESTful
20 98 (6.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.88%) User Experience
2 106 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
4 101 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 61 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.70%) iPad
8 36 (2.49%) Social Media
9 33 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.80%) Tandem
12 24 (1.66%) Cloud Native
13 22 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.45%) Data Centre
15 20 (1.38%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.18%) Blog
17 12 (0.83%) W3C
18 11 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
18 11 (0.76%) Contract for Difference
18 11 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 69 (4.78%) Linux
2 67 (4.64%) Windows
3 50 (3.46%) Android
4 48 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.14%) Unix
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.069%) Debian
12 1 (0.069%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (32.11%) Content Management
3 318 (22.01%) Web Development
4 313 (21.66%) E-Commerce
5 307 (21.25%) MVC
6 236 (16.33%) Front End Development
7 203 (14.05%) Scrum
8 184 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 180 (12.46%) CRM
10 176 (12.18%) DevOps
11 157 (10.87%) Project Management
12 142 (9.83%) TDD
13 116 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
14 114 (7.89%) SEO
14 114 (7.89%) Software Engineering
15 113 (7.82%) Microservices
16 105 (7.27%) Analytics
17 96 (6.64%) Project Delivery
18 90 (6.23%) Responsive Web Design
19 86 (5.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 671 (46.44%) JavaScript
2 332 (22.98%) PHP
3 324 (22.42%) C#
4 172 (11.90%) SQL
5 169 (11.70%) Java
6 55 (3.81%) Python
7 51 (3.53%) TypeScript
8 34 (2.35%) Ruby
9 30 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 29 (2.01%) ES6
11 24 (1.66%) C
12 18 (1.25%) Java 8
13 17 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.90%) PHP 7
16 12 (0.83%) C++
16 12 (0.83%) Groovy
17 8 (0.55%) Perl
18 6 (0.42%) Apex Code
18 6 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 88 (6.09%) Degree
2 18 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.97%) MCSD
3 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.83%) PhD
5 10 (0.69%) ISEB
6 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.35%) CIPD
8 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CBAP
9 4 (0.28%) IIBA
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) APMP
10 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.16%) QA
2 28 (1.94%) WCAG
3 10 (0.69%) GDPR
4 6 (0.42%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) WAI
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (4.64%) Docker
2 18 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.42%) Varnish
4 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.66%) Kibana
3 22 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.11%) Ansible
5 13 (0.90%) Terraform
6 11 (0.76%) Puppet
7 10 (0.69%) Istio
7 10 (0.69%) Knative
8 9 (0.62%) Salt
9 8 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.55%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.35%) cPanel
12 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.28%) OpenSSO
13 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.21%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.14%) Plesk
15 1 (0.069%) SCCM
Vendors
1 225 (15.57%) Sitecore
2 195 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 168 (11.63%) Adobe
4 79 (5.47%) Google
5 66 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (3.67%) Oracle
7 32 (2.21%) SAP
8 30 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 26 (1.80%) Alterian
10 23 (1.59%) hybris
10 23 (1.59%) MuleSoft
11 21 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 21 (1.45%) BT
11 21 (1.45%) New Relic
12 18 (1.25%) Pardot
13 16 (1.11%) IBM
14 15 (1.04%) ATG
14 15 (1.04%) Zend
15 12 (0.83%) Splunk
16 11 (0.76%) Pega