The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / North West
Rank 141 115 135
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20  
Permanent jobs citing CMS 109 132 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 2.32% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.17% 13.16% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 90 115 118
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,000 £45,000
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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 976 1003 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.89% 17.64% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 829 815 908
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CMS in the North West

CMS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CMS in the North West

CMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester -40 59 £40,000 - 21
Merseyside -4 18 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Cheshire +10 17 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Lancashire +7 15 £37,000 +13.84% 6
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 127 (64.47%) HTML
2 119 (60.41%) CSS
3 110 (55.84%) JavaScript
4 91 (46.19%) jQuery
5 84 (42.64%) .NET
6 80 (40.61%) MVC
7 73 (37.06%) C#
7 73 (37.06%) Web Development
8 69 (35.03%) PHP
9 60 (30.46%) HTML5
10 59 (29.95%) ASP.NET
11 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (28.93%) Umbraco
11 57 (28.93%) WordPress
12 56 (28.43%) MySQL
12 56 (28.43%) E-Commerce
13 55 (27.92%) AngularJS
14 52 (26.40%) SQL Server
15 51 (25.89%) SQL
16 50 (25.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 50 (25.38%) Sitecore
17 40 (20.30%) OO
17 40 (20.30%) Magento
18 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
18 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
19 37 (18.78%) Content Management
20 32 (16.24%) CSS3
21 31 (15.74%) User Experience
22 29 (14.72%) Laravel
22 29 (14.72%) Front End Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 57 (28.93%) Umbraco
1 57 (28.93%) WordPress
2 50 (25.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 27 (13.71%) Drupal
4 24 (12.18%) EPiServer
5 13 (6.60%) Apache
6 11 (5.58%) Sitefinity
7 8 (4.06%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.54%) IIS
8 5 (2.54%) nginx
8 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.03%) Kentico
10 3 (1.52%) Orchard CMS
10 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.02%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.51%) concrete5
12 1 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 17 (8.63%) Photoshop
2 12 (6.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.05%) Fireworks
4 6 (3.05%) InDesign
5 4 (2.03%) MS Project
6 3 (1.52%) MS Office
7 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (20.30%) Magento
2 5 (2.54%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.02%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.51%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.51%) Shopify
4 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.58%) GitHub
3 10 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.55%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.54%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.03%) AdWords
6 4 (2.03%) Office 365
7 3 (1.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.02%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) Firewall
1 5 (2.54%) FTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.43%) MySQL
2 52 (26.40%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) Endeca
4 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.02%) IDOL
5 2 (1.02%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.08%) Subversion
4 8 (4.06%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.55%) Axure RP
6 6 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.54%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.52%) JIRA
8 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.02%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.02%) Gradle
9 2 (1.02%) gulp
9 2 (1.02%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.02%) webpack
10 1 (0.51%) git-flow
10 1 (0.51%) Grunt
10 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.51%) PhantomJS
General
1 29 (14.72%) Marketing
2 16 (8.12%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Finance
4 5 (2.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Law
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (79.19%) Developer
2 49 (24.87%) Web Developer
3 46 (23.35%) PHP Developer
4 43 (21.83%) .NET Developer
5 32 (16.24%) C# Developer
6 23 (11.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (9.64%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.60%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (6.60%) HTML Developer
10 13 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (6.60%) PHP Web Developer
11 11 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Designer
12 10 (5.08%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Junior
12 10 (5.08%) Junior Developer
13 9 (4.57%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (64.47%) HTML
2 119 (60.41%) CSS
3 91 (46.19%) jQuery
4 84 (42.64%) .NET
5 60 (30.46%) HTML5
6 59 (29.95%) ASP.NET
7 55 (27.92%) AngularJS
8 32 (16.24%) CSS3
9 29 (14.72%) Laravel
10 25 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (11.17%) .NET Framework
11 22 (11.17%) Ajax
12 19 (9.64%) LAMP
13 16 (8.12%) Web Services
14 13 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (6.60%) REST
15 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (5.58%) Node.js
17 10 (5.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) User Experience
2 17 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.09%) iPad
4 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.55%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.55%) Social Media
6 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.52%) VLE
7 2 (1.02%) iPhone
8 1 (0.51%) Animation
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.51%) Social Network
8 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.20%) Linux
2 10 (5.08%) Android
2 10 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.08%) Ubuntu
2 10 (5.08%) Windows
3 5 (2.54%) CentOS
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.61%) MVC
2 73 (37.06%) Web Development
3 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (28.43%) E-Commerce
5 40 (20.30%) OO
6 37 (18.78%) Content Management
7 29 (14.72%) Front End Development
8 21 (10.66%) Open Source
8 21 (10.66%) SEO
9 20 (10.15%) Scrum
10 17 (8.63%) Project Management
11 16 (8.12%) SDLC
12 15 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (6.60%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.09%) OO PHP
14 12 (6.09%) OOP
15 10 (5.08%) CRM
16 9 (4.57%) Analytics
17 8 (4.06%) Line Management
17 8 (4.06%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (55.84%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.06%) C#
3 69 (35.03%) PHP
4 51 (25.89%) SQL
5 13 (6.60%) Java
6 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.03%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.02%) Perl
8 2 (1.02%) Python
8 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) cPanel
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (25.38%) Sitecore
2 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.11%) Facebook
3 14 (7.11%) Google
4 13 (6.60%) Twitter
5 10 (5.08%) Adobe
6 8 (4.06%) Zend
7 3 (1.52%) Alterian
7 3 (1.52%) FatWire
7 3 (1.52%) hybris
8 2 (1.02%) Apple
8 2 (1.02%) iManage
8 2 (1.02%) Reuters
8 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) VMware
9 1 (0.51%) HP
9 1 (0.51%) PayPal
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
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