Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 173 166
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7 -53
Permanent jobs citing CMS 141 235 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 1.77% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.16% 10.59% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 115 198 210
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,750 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%

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 North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,729 2,219 2,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.69% 16.74% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,820 1,932
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £23,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Manchester -36 103 £40,000 - 50
Merseyside -3 19 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Cheshire +8 16 £31,250 -16.67% 4
Lancashire +4 3 £23,000 +31.43% 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 91 (64.54%) HTML
2 77 (54.61%) CSS
3 72 (51.06%) JavaScript
4 68 (48.23%) .NET
5 56 (39.72%) C#
6 54 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (33.33%) MVC
8 42 (29.79%) E-Commerce
9 40 (28.37%) Web Development
10 36 (25.53%) HTML5
11 33 (23.40%) Content Management
11 33 (23.40%) Finance
12 31 (21.99%) Marketing
13 30 (21.28%) SQL
14 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
14 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
14 29 (20.57%) User Experience
15 28 (19.86%) PHP
15 28 (19.86%) jQuery
16 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
17 23 (16.31%) Umbraco
17 23 (16.31%) AngularJS
18 22 (15.60%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (15.60%) Sitecore
19 21 (14.89%) QA
19 21 (14.89%) XML
19 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
20 20 (14.18%) CRM
20 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (14.18%) gulp

CMS
Co-occurring 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 23 (16.31%) Umbraco
2 22 (15.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (13.48%) IIS
4 16 (11.35%) WordPress
5 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.80%) Sitefinity
6 10 (7.09%) Kentico
7 9 (6.38%) Drupal
8 8 (5.67%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.42%) Confluence
9 2 (1.42%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.42%) Perch
10 1 (0.71%) DNN
10 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (4.96%) Magento
2 7 (4.96%) Visualfiles
3 6 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.71%) Shopify
4 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.67%) Office 365
3 7 (4.96%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.13%) GitHub
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.42%) Asana
6 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.42%) IaaS
6 2 (1.42%) npm
6 2 (1.42%) PaaS
6 2 (1.42%) Yarn
7 1 (0.71%) AdWords
7 1 (0.71%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.71%) Force.com
7 1 (0.71%) G Suite
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) Intranet
2 3 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) Riak
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.18%) gulp
3 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.51%) Grunt
5 11 (7.80%) Subversion
6 8 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.96%) JIRA
8 6 (4.26%) Selenium
8 6 (4.26%) webpack
9 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.42%) Bower
11 2 (1.42%) GitLab
11 2 (1.42%) MSTest
11 2 (1.42%) NUnit
11 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.71%) Maven
12 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (23.40%) Finance
2 31 (21.99%) Marketing
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (61.70%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) .NET Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Web Developer
3 14 (9.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.51%) PHP Developer
6 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Technical Manager
9 8 (5.67%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.96%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (4.96%) Applications Support Specialist
10 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Designer
10 7 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (64.54%) HTML
2 77 (54.61%) CSS
3 68 (48.23%) .NET
4 36 (25.53%) HTML5
5 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
6 28 (19.86%) jQuery
7 23 (16.31%) AngularJS
8 21 (14.89%) XML
9 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (13.48%) CSS3
11 16 (11.35%) Sass
12 15 (10.64%) React
13 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (9.22%) Entity Framework
14 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (8.51%) .NET Framework
15 12 (8.51%) Web Services
16 9 (6.38%) REST
16 9 (6.38%) Vue.js
17 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) User Experience
2 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.96%) Replication
4 7 (4.96%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.55%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.55%) Social Media
6 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Animation
6 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.42%) Fintech
7 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.13%) Linux
1 3 (2.13%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Android
2 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.33%) MVC
3 42 (29.79%) E-Commerce
4 40 (28.37%) Web Development
5 33 (23.40%) Content Management
6 20 (14.18%) CRM
7 18 (12.77%) Front End Development
8 16 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.64%) Scrum
10 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (9.93%) DevOps
11 13 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.22%) Workflow
12 12 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (7.80%) ERP
14 10 (7.09%) Creative Thinking
14 10 (7.09%) Open Source
14 10 (7.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 56 (39.72%) C#
3 30 (21.28%) SQL
4 28 (19.86%) PHP
5 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.84%) ES6
8 4 (2.84%) Java
9 3 (2.13%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.42%) C
10 2 (1.42%) ES7
10 2 (1.42%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) Go
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.89%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) SLA
3 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.42%) WCAG
5 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.71%) Consul
2 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Sitecore
2 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.35%) Adobe
4 11 (7.80%) Google
5 9 (6.38%) ATG
5 9 (6.38%) hybris
5 9 (6.38%) Oracle
5 9 (6.38%) SAP
6 7 (4.96%) Citrix
6 7 (4.96%) VMware
6 7 (4.96%) Zend
7 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.42%) Facebook
8 2 (1.42%) IBM
8 2 (1.42%) RedGate
8 2 (1.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.71%) Coverity
9 1 (0.71%) Sage
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) Software AG