Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 243 256 195
Rank change year-on-year +13 -61 -19
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,011 1,820 3,011
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.34% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.91% 8.85% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1,403 2,564
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,725 £28,589 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 10,199 20,565 27,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.21% 15.11% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,178 16,298 22,363
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,700
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +2 471 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South East +37 188 £50,000 +25.00% 27
North of England +80 176 £45,000 +24.14% 34
North West +68 95 £45,000 +20.00% 21
South West +43 79 £45,000 +9.76% 17
Midlands +46 72 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire +81 64 £40,000 +14.29% 10
West Midlands +54 44 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +54 28 £52,500 +32.91% 9
East of England +63 26 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North East +23 18 £47,500 +35.71% 3
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 464 (45.90%) HTML
2 461 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 451 (44.61%) CSS
4 436 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (29.67%) Content Management
6 284 (28.09%) .NET
7 240 (23.74%) PHP
8 214 (21.17%) Web Development
9 199 (19.68%) AngularJS
10 196 (19.39%) E-Commerce
11 188 (18.60%) C#
12 184 (18.20%) MVC
12 184 (18.20%) Git (software)
13 183 (18.10%) Finance
14 179 (17.71%) Azure
15 170 (16.82%) User Experience
16 164 (16.22%) Front End Development
17 157 (15.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 157 (15.53%) Sitecore
18 156 (15.43%) ASP.NET
19 153 (15.13%) Microsoft
20 151 (14.94%) Marketing
20 151 (14.94%) HTML5
21 150 (14.84%) DevOps
22 146 (14.44%) React
23 140 (13.85%) Scrum
24 139 (13.75%) WordPress
25 138 (13.65%) Umbraco
26 134 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
27 128 (12.66%) SQL Server

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
1 157 (15.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 139 (13.75%) WordPress
3 138 (13.65%) Umbraco
4 108 (10.68%) EPiServer
5 51 (5.04%) Kentico
6 49 (4.85%) Drupal
7 40 (3.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 38 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (3.46%) SharePoint
10 29 (2.87%) Confluence
10 29 (2.87%) Joomla!
10 29 (2.87%) Sitefinity
11 22 (2.18%) DNN
12 21 (2.08%) Immediacy CMS
13 19 (1.88%) Skype for Business
14 12 (1.19%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.09%) IIS
15 11 (1.09%) Jadu
16 9 (0.89%) Orchard CMS
17 8 (0.79%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 57 (5.64%) Photoshop
2 33 (3.26%) Sketch
3 16 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.48%) Adobe XD
4 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.69%) InVision
8 6 (0.59%) InDesign
9 5 (0.49%) GIMP
9 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.20%) FileZilla
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.099%) Figma
11 1 (0.099%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.099%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 70 (6.92%) Magento
2 30 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (2.18%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.89%) SDL Web 8
5 8 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.69%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.69%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.59%) Shopify
8 3 (0.30%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.099%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 179 (17.71%) Azure
2 117 (11.57%) AWS
3 58 (5.74%) SaaS
4 29 (2.87%) GCP
5 26 (2.57%) GitHub
5 26 (2.57%) Google Analytics
6 25 (2.47%) Office 365
7 23 (2.27%) Serverless
8 22 (2.18%) PaaS
9 20 (1.98%) npm
10 18 (1.78%) IaaS
11 14 (1.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 12 (1.19%) OpenShift
13 11 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.89%) Power Platform
15 6 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
16 5 (0.49%) BrowserStack
16 5 (0.49%) PowerApps
17 4 (0.40%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.06%) Internet
2 36 (3.56%) Unified Communications
3 26 (2.57%) H.323
3 26 (2.57%) Skype
4 23 (2.27%) DNS
5 22 (2.18%) WAN
6 20 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (1.78%) Converged Networks
7 18 (1.78%) Firewall
7 18 (1.78%) ISDN
7 18 (1.78%) PSTN
8 16 (1.58%) LAN
9 14 (1.38%) FTP
9 14 (1.38%) MGCP
9 14 (1.38%) QSIG
9 14 (1.38%) SCCP
9 14 (1.38%) VoIP
9 14 (1.38%) WebEx
10 13 (1.29%) Intranet
11 8 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 119 (11.77%) MySQL
3 45 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 23 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.08%) SQL Server 2019
6 18 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.68%) Redis
7 17 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.38%) Big Data
9 13 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.19%) HBase
10 12 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.79%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.69%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.59%) Power BI
16 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 184 (18.20%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.42%) JIRA
3 33 (3.26%) gulp
4 30 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.57%) webpack
7 25 (2.47%) Grunt
8 24 (2.37%) Selenium
9 21 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.68%) Subversion
12 16 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.19%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.19%) PHPUnit
14 11 (1.09%) Balsamiq
15 9 (0.89%) git-flow
15 9 (0.89%) Mocha
15 9 (0.89%) Xdebug
16 8 (0.79%) Appium
16 8 (0.79%) Babel
General
1 183 (18.10%) Finance
2 151 (14.94%) Marketing
3 61 (6.03%) Retail
4 34 (3.36%) Publishing
5 30 (2.97%) Public Sector
6 29 (2.87%) Legal
7 22 (2.18%) Games
8 20 (1.98%) Advertising
9 14 (1.38%) Back Office
10 11 (1.09%) Law
11 9 (0.89%) Banking
11 9 (0.89%) Front Office
12 8 (0.79%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.49%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.30%) Local Government
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 590 (58.36%) Developer
2 137 (13.55%) .NET Developer
3 124 (12.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 113 (11.18%) Web Developer
5 91 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 89 (8.80%) PHP Developer
7 58 (5.74%) Project Manager
8 57 (5.64%) Architect
9 55 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 48 (4.75%) CMS Developer
11 45 (4.45%) Analyst
12 43 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 39 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
15 38 (3.76%) PHP Web Developer
16 35 (3.46%) EPiServer Developer
17 34 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
18 33 (3.26%) Software Engineer
19 32 (3.17%) Sitecore Developer
20 29 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (45.90%) HTML
2 451 (44.61%) CSS
3 284 (28.09%) .NET
4 199 (19.68%) AngularJS
5 156 (15.43%) ASP.NET
6 151 (14.94%) HTML5
7 146 (14.44%) React
8 127 (12.56%) jQuery
9 119 (11.77%) Node.js
10 117 (11.57%) CSS3
11 106 (10.48%) Vue.js
12 103 (10.19%) Sass
13 100 (9.89%) .NET Framework
14 93 (9.20%) REST
15 83 (8.21%) Web Services
16 81 (8.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 78 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (7.72%) XML
18 72 (7.12%) Ajax
19 68 (6.73%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 170 (16.82%) User Experience
2 73 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 48 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.27%) Derivative
7 23 (2.27%) Swaptions
8 21 (2.08%) Marketing Technology
8 21 (2.08%) Tandem
9 20 (1.98%) iPad
10 18 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 18 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.68%) Cloud Native
12 16 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.19%) Social Media
14 11 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
15 9 (0.89%) IPTV
15 9 (0.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.45%) Linux
2 41 (4.06%) Android
3 40 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 33 (3.26%) Windows
5 21 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.099%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (29.67%) Content Management
3 214 (21.17%) Web Development
4 196 (19.39%) E-Commerce
5 184 (18.20%) MVC
6 164 (16.22%) Front End Development
7 150 (14.84%) DevOps
8 140 (13.85%) Scrum
9 134 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
10 119 (11.77%) TDD
11 116 (11.47%) CRM
12 90 (8.90%) Microservices
12 90 (8.90%) Project Management
13 88 (8.70%) Project Delivery
14 87 (8.61%) Software Engineering
15 86 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
17 68 (6.73%) SEO
18 64 (6.33%) Mentoring
19 58 (5.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 461 (45.60%) JavaScript
2 240 (23.74%) PHP
3 188 (18.60%) C#
4 113 (11.18%) Java
5 77 (7.62%) SQL
6 55 (5.44%) TypeScript
7 31 (3.07%) ES6
8 27 (2.67%) C++
8 27 (2.67%) Python
9 20 (1.98%) C
10 19 (1.88%) Apex Code
11 14 (1.38%) PHP 7
12 13 (1.29%) Scala
13 12 (1.19%) Ruby
14 9 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.89%) Java 8
15 8 (0.79%) Perl
15 8 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (6.33%) Degree
2 23 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.78%) PhD
4 16 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.48%) MCSD
6 12 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.79%) ISEB
8 6 (0.59%) CCNP
8 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.40%) APMP
9 4 (0.40%) CCA
9 4 (0.40%) CCNA
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.40%) MCPD
10 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.20%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.64%) QA
2 25 (2.47%) GDPR
3 15 (1.48%) SLA
4 12 (1.19%) WCAG
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (4.15%) Docker
2 15 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.19%) HDFS
4 9 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.099%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (2.77%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (1.98%) Kibana
4 14 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.69%) Ansible
6 7 (0.69%) cPanel
7 6 (0.59%) Terraform
8 5 (0.49%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.20%) Puppet
11 1 (0.099%) SCCM
Vendors
1 157 (15.53%) Sitecore
2 153 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 87 (8.61%) Adobe
4 46 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (3.86%) Google
6 35 (3.46%) Oracle
7 32 (3.17%) Pardot
8 26 (2.57%) Cisco
9 25 (2.47%) ServiceNow
10 21 (2.08%) Alterian
11 19 (1.88%) Atlassian
12 18 (1.78%) BT
12 18 (1.78%) hybris
13 16 (1.58%) IBM
13 16 (1.58%) SAP
14 15 (1.48%) VMware
15 14 (1.38%) Tealium
16 12 (1.19%) HubSpot
16 12 (1.19%) Polycom
16 12 (1.19%) Zend