Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 141 190
Rank change year-on-year +47 +49 -57
Permanent jobs citing CMS 110 76 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.89% 1.75% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.87% 12.48% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 104 61 49
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,250 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £85,000
North West median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% +26.67% -6.25%

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 503 609 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.23% 13.98% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 416 447 677
10th Percentile £35,513 £28,768 £25,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,209 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,280 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.04% +8.89% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £59,223
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £76,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for CMS in Manchester

CMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
Bolton - 5 £45,000 - 1
Salford +12 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Altrincham - 1 £37,500 -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 43 (39.09%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.64%) C#
5 36 (32.73%) HTML
5 36 (32.73%) CSS
6 35 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 35 (31.82%) Sitecore
7 33 (30.00%) Content Management
8 29 (26.36%) User Experience
8 29 (26.36%) Azure
9 28 (25.45%) E-Commerce
10 25 (22.73%) Project Management
10 25 (22.73%) Umbraco
10 25 (22.73%) Social Skills
11 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
12 23 (20.91%) Greenfield Project
13 22 (20.00%) MVC
14 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
14 21 (19.09%) WordPress
14 21 (19.09%) DevOps
15 20 (18.18%) Web Services
16 19 (17.27%) Degree
16 19 (17.27%) Front End Development
17 18 (16.36%) Kentico
17 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
17 18 (16.36%) Scrum
18 17 (15.45%) TDD
18 17 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 35 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 25 (22.73%) Umbraco
3 21 (19.09%) WordPress
4 18 (16.36%) Kentico
5 14 (12.73%) Drupal
5 14 (12.73%) EPiServer
6 13 (11.82%) IIS
7 8 (7.27%) Apache Solr
8 6 (5.45%) Alfresco
8 6 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.91%) Confluence
10 1 (0.91%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.91%) Headless CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) nopCommerce
2 5 (4.55%) Magento
2 5 (4.55%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.91%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.91%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.36%) Azure
2 13 (11.82%) AWS
3 10 (9.09%) SaaS
4 6 (5.45%) Algolia
4 6 (5.45%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (3.64%) npm
5 4 (3.64%) Yarn
6 3 (2.73%) GCP
7 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Endeca
3 5 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.91%) Bitbucket
3 5 (4.55%) JIRA
4 4 (3.64%) Grunt
4 4 (3.64%) gulp
5 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Babel
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
6 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 25 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 16 (14.55%) Finance
3 13 (11.82%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 11 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 10 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Architect
9 8 (7.27%) CMS Project Manager
9 8 (7.27%) Product Owner
9 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (6.36%) PHP Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Lead Architect
11 6 (5.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.55%) Django Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 36 (32.73%) CSS
2 36 (32.73%) HTML
3 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
4 20 (18.18%) Web Services
5 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (13.64%) HTML5
8 12 (10.91%) CSS3
9 11 (10.00%) .NET Core
9 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.00%) Sass
9 11 (10.00%) Vue.js
10 10 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.09%) REST
11 8 (7.27%) React
12 7 (6.36%) Laravel
13 5 (4.55%) Django
14 4 (3.64%) React Native
15 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) User Experience
2 23 (20.91%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (10.00%) Blog
4 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (9.09%) NHS
5 4 (3.64%) Animation
6 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.82%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Robotics
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
1 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.09%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (30.00%) Content Management
4 28 (25.45%) E-Commerce
5 25 (22.73%) Project Management
6 22 (20.00%) MVC
7 21 (19.09%) DevOps
8 19 (17.27%) Front End Development
9 18 (16.36%) Scrum
10 17 (15.45%) TDD
11 15 (13.64%) Data Privacy
11 15 (13.64%) Microservices
11 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 14 (12.73%) Coaching
12 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (11.82%) SEO
13 13 (11.82%) Web Development
14 11 (10.00%) B2B
14 11 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
15 10 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.64%) C#
3 12 (10.91%) PHP
4 11 (10.00%) SQL
5 9 (8.18%) Java
6 6 (5.45%) Java 8
7 5 (4.55%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.82%) ES6
8 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) PhD
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) WAI
2 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Sitecore
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.45%) OpenText
4 4 (3.64%) Adobe
4 4 (3.64%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.82%) Pega
5 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.91%) Facebook
6 1 (0.91%) Instagram
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) Twitter
6 1 (0.91%) YouTube
6 1 (0.91%) Zend