The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 44 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing CMS 18 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.20% 4.52% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.69% 19.82% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 7
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 83 111 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 14.77% 22.79% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 58 84 91
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing CMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS in Merseyside.

Salary trend for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 16 £30,000 -25.23% 5
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for CMS.

1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
4 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 12 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (36.36%) Sitecore
6 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 11 (33.33%) Web Development
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) OO
7 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (30.30%) EPiServer
7 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
8 9 (27.27%) jQuery
8 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
8 9 (27.27%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) MySQL
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Retail
9 8 (24.24%) Content Management
9 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.21%) PHP
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
12 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (30.30%) EPiServer
3 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
4 4 (12.12%) Drupal
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) WordPress
6 1 (3.03%) Kentico
6 1 (3.03%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) InfluxDB
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) PHP Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Applications Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Web Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (27.27%) jQuery
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (15.15%) CSS3
9 5 (15.15%) HTML5
9 5 (15.15%) Symfony
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
11 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
11 3 (9.09%) Laravel
12 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
12 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
12 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.06%) LINQ to SQL
13 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
3 10 (30.30%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Content Management
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
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