Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Headless CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Headless CMS over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Headless Content Management System (Headless CMS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 867 672 985
Rank change year-on-year -195 +313 -
Permanent jobs citing Headless CMS 132 37 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.074% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.53% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 32
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% -31.58% -
UK median annual salary £43,500 £65,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year -33.08% -31.58% +111.11%

Headless 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 14,997 7,017 18,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 14.04% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,746 5,949 14,971
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,837 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Headless CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Headless CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Headless CMS in England

Headless CMS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Headless CMS in England.

Salary trend for Headless CMS in England

Headless CMS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Headless CMS in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Headless CMS in England

Headless 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 Headless CMS within the England region over the 6 months to 27 November 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 -211 71 £66,250 -1.85% 7
South West -53 22 £43,500 -27.50% 6
Midlands - 21 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 15 £45,000 -
North of England -117 7 £57,500 -13.86% 3
North West -89 6 £55,000 -17.60% 2
East Midlands - 6 £47,500 -
South East -162 2 £44,500 -28.80%
North East - 1 £60,250 -
Headless CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT jobs citing Headless 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 Headless CMS.

1 121 (91.67%) CMS
2 112 (84.85%) React
3 98 (74.24%) JavaScript
4 94 (71.21%) HTML
5 89 (67.42%) CSS
6 76 (57.58%) Node.js
7 64 (48.48%) User Experience
8 58 (43.94%) Sass
9 56 (42.42%) HTML5
10 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (40.15%) TypeScript
12 51 (38.64%) Front End Development
13 48 (36.36%) GraphQL
14 43 (32.58%) Git (software)
15 42 (31.82%) GatsbyJS
16 39 (29.55%) Web Development
17 38 (28.79%) CSS3
17 38 (28.79%) Next.js
18 37 (28.03%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (27.27%) SEO
20 35 (26.52%) ES6
21 34 (25.76%) webpack
22 33 (25.00%) WordPress
23 31 (23.48%) Test Automation
24 30 (22.73%) Redux
25 29 (21.97%) React Native
25 29 (21.97%) Marketing
26 28 (21.21%) Jamstack
27 27 (20.45%) TDD
27 27 (20.45%) DevOps

Headless 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
1 121 (91.67%) CMS
2 33 (25.00%) WordPress
3 14 (10.61%) Umbraco
4 13 (9.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (8.33%) Kentico
6 8 (6.06%) Drupal
7 7 (5.30%) EPiServer
8 5 (3.79%) IIS
9 2 (1.52%) Apache
9 2 (1.52%) nginx
10 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Adobe XD
2 13 (9.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (9.85%) Photoshop
3 7 (5.30%) Chatbot
4 3 (2.27%) Figma
Business Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Shopify
2 5 (3.79%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (3.03%) Magento
4 1 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) AWS
2 18 (13.64%) Azure
2 18 (13.64%) SaaS
3 16 (12.12%) npm
4 14 (10.61%) Serverless
5 13 (9.85%) Firebase
6 10 (7.58%) GCP
7 7 (5.30%) GitHub
8 6 (4.55%) Amazon Alexa
8 6 (4.55%) IaaS
8 6 (4.55%) PaaS
9 3 (2.27%) Cloud Functions
9 3 (2.27%) Google Analytics
9 3 (2.27%) Twitch
10 2 (1.52%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.52%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (1.52%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.76%) Dialogflow
11 1 (0.76%) Fastly
11 1 (0.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) DNS
1 6 (4.55%) SSL
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) MySQL
2 13 (9.85%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (32.58%) Git (software)
2 34 (25.76%) webpack
3 15 (11.36%) Mocha
3 15 (11.36%) Storybook
4 12 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (8.33%) ESLint
6 5 (3.79%) ReSharper
6 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.27%) Babel
7 3 (2.27%) Gradle
7 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.27%) JUnit
7 3 (2.27%) Maven
7 3 (2.27%) Mockito
7 3 (2.27%) TestNG
8 2 (1.52%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (21.97%) Marketing
2 22 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.61%) Finance
4 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (8.33%) Games
7 6 (4.55%) Back Office
7 6 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.03%) Retail
9 3 (2.27%) Publishing
10 2 (1.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.76%) Banking
11 1 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.76%) Legal
11 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Developer
2 48 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.91%) React Developer
4 21 (15.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 11 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (6.82%) Senior React Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Web Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Web Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Director
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.79%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Angular Developer
12 5 (3.79%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (84.85%) React
2 94 (71.21%) HTML
3 89 (67.42%) CSS
4 76 (57.58%) Node.js
5 58 (43.94%) Sass
6 56 (42.42%) HTML5
7 48 (36.36%) GraphQL
8 42 (31.82%) GatsbyJS
9 38 (28.79%) CSS3
9 38 (28.79%) Next.js
10 30 (22.73%) Redux
11 29 (21.97%) React Native
12 22 (16.67%) REST
13 20 (15.15%) WebGL
14 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
15 15 (11.36%) .NET
15 15 (11.36%) Jest
16 14 (10.61%) Vue.js
17 13 (9.85%) Electron Framework
17 13 (9.85%) GreenSock GSAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (48.48%) User Experience
2 14 (10.61%) Animation
3 13 (9.85%) Virtual Team
4 12 (9.09%) Life Science
5 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.30%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.03%) Media Streaming
7 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.27%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.27%) Social Media
9 2 (1.52%) EPoS
9 2 (1.52%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Android
1 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.79%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.64%) Front End Development
3 39 (29.55%) Web Development
4 37 (28.03%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (27.27%) SEO
6 31 (23.48%) Test Automation
7 28 (21.21%) Jamstack
8 27 (20.45%) DevOps
8 27 (20.45%) TDD
9 25 (18.94%) E-Commerce
9 25 (18.94%) Microservices
10 19 (14.39%) Full Stack Development
11 17 (12.88%) Workflow
12 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering
13 15 (11.36%) Content Management
13 15 (11.36%) Personalization
14 14 (10.61%) Clean Code
14 14 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.61%) Fintech
15 13 (9.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (74.24%) JavaScript
2 53 (40.15%) TypeScript
3 35 (26.52%) ES6
4 19 (14.39%) PHP
5 16 (12.12%) SQL
6 12 (9.09%) ES7
7 11 (8.33%) Python
8 8 (6.06%) C#
9 6 (4.55%) Java
10 2 (1.52%) Ruby
10 2 (1.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.76%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.70%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Section 508
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) WAI
3 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) Samsung
1 13 (9.85%) Sitecore
2 8 (6.06%) hybris
3 7 (5.30%) Google
3 7 (5.30%) Huawei
3 7 (5.30%) WooCommerce
4 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.79%) SAP
6 4 (3.03%) Optimizely
6 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) ATG
7 2 (1.52%) Xamarin