Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 107 191
Rank change year-on-year -50 +84 -18
Permanent jobs citing CMS 84 51 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.56% 1.96% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.22% 17.00% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 54
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 "
25th Percentile £43,750 £39,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.85% +2.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £55,938
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -0.86%

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 552 300 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.28% 11.51% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 419 242 614
10th Percentile £32,355 £33,525 £26,575
25th Percentile £39,375 £39,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,865 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.69% +10.27% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Salford -1 3 - -
Stockport +3 1 £25,000 -39.02%
Stalybridge - 1 - -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) C#
3 34 (40.48%) .NET
4 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (36.90%) Content Management
6 24 (28.57%) User Experience
7 23 (27.38%) Microservices
7 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
8 22 (26.19%) MVC
9 21 (25.00%) CSS
10 20 (23.81%) SQL
10 20 (23.81%) HTML
10 20 (23.81%) TDD
10 20 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
12 18 (21.43%) Azure
12 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 18 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (20.24%) DevOps
14 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.86%) .NET Core
14 15 (17.86%) Social Skills
15 14 (16.67%) Clean Code
15 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 13 (15.48%) API Development
16 13 (15.48%) Umbraco
17 12 (14.29%) AWS
17 12 (14.29%) React
17 12 (14.29%) OOP
18 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical

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 13 (15.48%) Umbraco
2 10 (11.90%) EPiServer
3 8 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (8.33%) WordPress
5 6 (7.14%) Drupal
5 6 (7.14%) Kentico
6 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.76%) Apache
7 4 (4.76%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.57%) Headless CMS
9 2 (2.38%) Documentum
10 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.19%) Confluence
10 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Figma
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (3.57%) InDesign
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.57%) Sketch
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Azure
2 12 (14.29%) AWS
3 11 (13.10%) Azure Service Bus
4 6 (7.14%) GCP
5 4 (4.76%) Firebase
5 4 (4.76%) npm
5 4 (4.76%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.57%) Serverless
6 3 (3.57%) Yammer
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.38%) SaaS
7 2 (2.38%) Veeva
7 2 (2.38%) Yarn
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (4.76%) gulp
3 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.38%) Bower
3 2 (2.38%) ESLint
3 2 (2.38%) Grunt
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Storybook
3 2 (2.38%) webpack
4 1 (1.19%) Appium
4 1 (1.19%) Calabash
4 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 15 (17.86%) Social Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (9.52%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Finance
5 3 (3.57%) Legal
5 3 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 8 (9.52%) Tester
5 8 (9.52%) Umbraco Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Software Architect
7 5 (5.95%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.76%) CMS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Backend Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (3.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.48%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) CSS
3 20 (23.81%) HTML
4 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 15 (17.86%) .NET Core
5 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 12 (14.29%) React
7 11 (13.10%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) Laravel
9 8 (9.52%) REST
10 6 (7.14%) Vue.js
11 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.95%) HTML5
12 4 (4.76%) CSS3
12 4 (4.76%) GraphQL
12 4 (4.76%) jQuery
12 4 (4.76%) Node.js
12 4 (4.76%) RESTful
13 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) User Experience
2 20 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Social Media
5 3 (3.57%) Blog
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.57%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.38%) Animation
6 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) Life Science
6 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) Content Management
3 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
3 23 (27.38%) Microservices
4 22 (26.19%) MVC
5 20 (23.81%) TDD
6 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
7 18 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (20.24%) DevOps
9 14 (16.67%) Clean Code
9 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 13 (15.48%) API Development
11 12 (14.29%) OOP
12 11 (13.10%) Innovative Thinking
12 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
12 11 (13.10%) OO
12 11 (13.10%) Progressive Web App
13 9 (10.71%) Fintech
13 9 (10.71%) Time Management
14 8 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) C#
3 20 (23.81%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) PHP
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) ES6
6 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) CAPM
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
1 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
1 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.38%) CDISC
3 2 (2.38%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Consul
1 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Adobe
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) HubSpot
3 8 (9.52%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.76%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.38%) OpenText
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.19%) Avaya
6 1 (1.19%) Facebook
6 1 (1.19%) Instagram
6 1 (1.19%) Pega
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) YouTube