Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 90 163
Rank change year-on-year -90 +73 +25
Permanent jobs citing CMS 68 84 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 2.76% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.18% 20.79% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 58 83 66
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,125
25th Percentile £45,313 £38,250 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,112 £47,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% +14.46% +3.75%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £53,112 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.81% +5.56% +12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 608 404 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.13% 13.28% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 442 351 595
10th Percentile £26,275 £33,500 £27,200
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,050 £49,127 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.88% +15.59% -5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £82,463 £71,250 £69,119
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,709
% change year-on-year -2.17% +10.29% -1.86%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Manchester

CMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for CMS in Manchester

CMS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for CMS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) .NET
4 20 (29.41%) C#
4 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) MVC
5 17 (25.00%) User Experience
6 15 (22.06%) Social Skills
6 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
7 14 (20.59%) Web Services
7 14 (20.59%) QA
7 14 (20.59%) Microservices
8 13 (19.12%) Content Management
9 12 (17.65%) SOA
9 12 (17.65%) CSS
9 12 (17.65%) HTML
9 12 (17.65%) Marketing
9 12 (17.65%) EPiServer
10 11 (16.18%) WordPress
10 11 (16.18%) CRM
11 10 (14.71%) SQL
11 10 (14.71%) TDD
11 10 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (14.71%) SOLID
11 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
11 10 (14.71%) Web Application Development
11 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (14.71%) Project Delivery
11 10 (14.71%) Requirements Gathering
11 10 (14.71%) Prototyping

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (17.65%) EPiServer
2 11 (16.18%) WordPress
3 8 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.41%) Drupal
5 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.94%) Headless CMS
7 1 (1.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (5.88%) InDesign
2 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.35%) Magento
2 5 (7.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Yammer
3 3 (4.41%) Firebase
3 3 (4.41%) GCP
3 3 (4.41%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Asana
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.94%) Figma
4 2 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
1 8 (11.76%) Selenium
2 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Bower
4 2 (2.94%) gulp
4 2 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 15 (22.06%) Social Skills
2 12 (17.65%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 5 (7.35%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.41%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Software Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Tester
4 9 (13.24%) QA Tester
5 7 (10.29%) Umbraco Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.41%) CMS Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Digital Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SEO Executive
10 2 (2.94%) Digital Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) Web Services
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) HTML
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.29%) Laravel
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.82%) REST
6 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.88%) RESTful
7 3 (4.41%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (4.41%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) Sass
7 3 (4.41%) Symfony
8 2 (2.94%) JSON
8 2 (2.94%) Node.js
8 2 (2.94%) React
9 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.47%) CSS3
9 1 (1.47%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.88%) Social Media
4 4 (5.88%) Video Editing
5 3 (4.41%) Blog
5 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Android
2 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) MVC
4 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
5 14 (20.59%) Microservices
6 13 (19.12%) Content Management
7 12 (17.65%) SOA
8 11 (16.18%) CRM
9 10 (14.71%) Project Delivery
9 10 (14.71%) Prototyping
9 10 (14.71%) Requirements Gathering
9 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
9 10 (14.71%) SOLID
9 10 (14.71%) TDD
9 10 (14.71%) Web Application Development
10 9 (13.24%) API Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Stress Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Agile Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) C#
1 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 7 (10.29%) PHP
4 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Adobe
1 9 (13.24%) HubSpot
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.41%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Optimizely