Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 204 166 241
Rank change year-on-year -38 +75 -41
Permanent jobs citing CMS 113 64 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.19% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.47% 10.27% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 96 55 98
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £29,075
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,125 £33,287
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £52,500 £66,875 £46,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £105,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,079 623 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.38% 11.83% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 836 488 1,277
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,118 £70,375 £66,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +3.88% +3.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 August 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
West Midlands -47 67 £45,000 +2.86% 29
East Midlands -27 42 £35,000 -60.00% 21
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
2 62 (54.87%) HTML
3 58 (51.33%) CSS
4 47 (41.59%) Web Development
5 40 (35.40%) E-Commerce
6 38 (33.63%) PHP
6 38 (33.63%) .NET
6 38 (33.63%) Full Stack Development
7 37 (32.74%) C#
8 36 (31.86%) jQuery
9 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
11 28 (24.78%) Content Management
12 27 (23.89%) React
13 25 (22.12%) Umbraco
14 24 (21.24%) User Experience
15 23 (20.35%) Social Skills
15 23 (20.35%) MVC
15 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
15 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
16 22 (19.47%) Sass
17 21 (18.58%) WordPress
17 21 (18.58%) SQL
18 20 (17.70%) Azure
18 20 (17.70%) DevOps
19 19 (16.81%) Shopify
19 19 (16.81%) Laravel
20 18 (15.93%) Adobe
20 18 (15.93%) Marketing
21 17 (15.04%) Magento

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 25 (22.12%) Umbraco
2 21 (18.58%) WordPress
3 14 (12.39%) nginx
4 11 (9.73%) Apache
5 8 (7.08%) Headless CMS
6 7 (6.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Drupal
8 5 (4.42%) Kentico
8 5 (4.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.65%) Alfresco
9 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.65%) Confluence
9 3 (2.65%) Liferay
10 1 (0.88%) IIS
10 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.19%) InDesign
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe XD
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Figma
5 1 (0.88%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Shopify
2 17 (15.04%) Magento
3 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.70%) Azure
2 8 (7.08%) GitHub
3 7 (6.19%) AWS
4 6 (5.31%) Cloudflare
5 5 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (4.42%) IaaS
5 5 (4.42%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.65%) npm
7 2 (1.77%) Firebase
7 2 (1.77%) GCP
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.77%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) SSL
2 5 (4.42%) DNS
3 4 (3.54%) Firewall
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) MySQL
2 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.08%) webpack
3 6 (5.31%) Cactus
3 6 (5.31%) gulp
4 5 (4.42%) JIRA
5 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.65%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.77%) Cypress.io
7 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.88%) ESLint
8 1 (0.88%) Grunt
8 1 (0.88%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) PuPHPet
8 1 (0.88%) Storybook
8 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (20.35%) Social Skills
2 18 (15.93%) Marketing
3 12 (10.62%) Retail
4 10 (8.85%) Organisational Skills
5 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (6.19%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (5.31%) Finance
9 5 (4.42%) Back Office
10 4 (3.54%) Digital Economy
10 4 (3.54%) Legal
10 4 (3.54%) Publishing
11 2 (1.77%) Billing
12 1 (0.88%) Banking
12 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (72.57%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Full Stack Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Web Developer
3 11 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (9.73%) PHP Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 6 (5.31%) React Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Azure Developer
8 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Director
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (54.87%) HTML
2 58 (51.33%) CSS
3 38 (33.63%) .NET
4 36 (31.86%) jQuery
5 27 (23.89%) React
6 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
7 22 (19.47%) Sass
8 19 (16.81%) Laravel
9 17 (15.04%) HTML5
9 17 (15.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
11 13 (11.50%) RESTful
11 13 (11.50%) Web Services
12 12 (10.62%) LAMP
12 12 (10.62%) Node.js
13 10 (8.85%) CSS3
13 10 (8.85%) LESS
14 9 (7.96%) .NET Core
14 9 (7.96%) REST
14 9 (7.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) User Experience
2 8 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.31%) Blog
4 4 (3.54%) AS400
4 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.54%) iPad
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Windows
3 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.54%) Unix
5 2 (1.77%) Android
5 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.59%) Web Development
2 40 (35.40%) E-Commerce
3 38 (33.63%) Full Stack Development
4 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (24.78%) Content Management
6 23 (20.35%) MVC
7 20 (17.70%) DevOps
8 15 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (12.39%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.50%) CRM
10 13 (11.50%) Front End Development
10 13 (11.50%) OOP
11 12 (10.62%) Clean Code
11 12 (10.62%) Scrum
12 11 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (8.85%) Line Management
13 10 (8.85%) SDLC
13 10 (8.85%) SEO
14 9 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
2 38 (33.63%) PHP
3 37 (32.74%) C#
4 21 (18.58%) SQL
5 14 (12.39%) Java
6 7 (6.19%) Python
7 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.65%) ES6
8 3 (2.65%) Java 11
8 3 (2.65%) Java 8
8 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) Accessibility
2 6 (5.31%) GDPR
3 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Ansible
2 3 (2.65%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) Adobe
3 11 (9.73%) Google
4 8 (7.08%) WooCommerce
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle
6 5 (4.42%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.42%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.65%) HP
7 3 (2.65%) OpenText
8 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.88%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Spotify