Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 150 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 -46 -1
Permanent jobs citing CMS 240 253 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.88% 2.08% 2.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.75% 11.46% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 205 226 355
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%

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 2232 2207 2513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.50% 18.13% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 1856 2002
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +3 179 £42,500 +27.82% 12
Cheshire -43 29 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside +3 26 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Lancashire -4 8 £17,500 -56.25% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 162 (67.50%) CSS
2 156 (65.00%) HTML
3 150 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 131 (54.58%) jQuery
5 117 (48.75%) .NET
6 107 (44.58%) MVC
7 91 (37.92%) C#
8 79 (32.92%) SQL Server
9 76 (31.67%) ASP.NET
10 75 (31.25%) HTML5
11 68 (28.33%) Web Development
12 67 (27.92%) PHP
13 61 (25.42%) AngularJS
14 60 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
14 60 (25.00%) Sitecore
15 58 (24.17%) Git (software)
16 57 (23.75%) SQL
17 52 (21.67%) Microsoft
17 52 (21.67%) Umbraco
18 50 (20.83%) WordPress
19 47 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (19.17%) Sass
20 46 (19.17%) CSS3
21 44 (18.33%) E-Commerce
22 42 (17.50%) Node.js
23 36 (15.00%) EPiServer
23 36 (15.00%) Front End Development
24 34 (14.17%) Scrum
25 33 (13.75%) Finance
25 33 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC

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 60 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 52 (21.67%) Umbraco
3 50 (20.83%) WordPress
4 36 (15.00%) EPiServer
5 29 (12.08%) Drupal
6 18 (7.50%) Joomla!
7 11 (4.58%) Sitefinity
8 6 (2.50%) Apache
8 6 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.08%) Kentico
10 4 (1.67%) Confluence
11 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.83%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.83%) IIS
11 2 (0.83%) nginx
11 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.42%) DNN
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Magento
2 4 (1.67%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Shopify
3 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.17%) GitHub
3 5 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.25%) AdWords
5 3 (1.25%) Office 365
5 3 (1.25%) Serverless
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) npm
6 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (0.83%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (32.92%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.33%) MySQL
3 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.83%) SQLite
8 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.42%) IDOL
8 1 (0.42%) Power BI
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.50%) Subversion
3 29 (12.08%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.25%) JIRA
5 13 (5.42%) NUnit
5 13 (5.42%) SonarQube
6 11 (4.58%) Grunt
7 10 (4.17%) ReSharper
8 9 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.75%) gulp
8 9 (3.75%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.33%) Selenium
10 7 (2.92%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.50%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.67%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.25%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.25%) MSTest
14 2 (0.83%) PhpStorm
General
1 33 (13.75%) Finance
2 23 (9.58%) Marketing
3 19 (7.92%) Law
4 18 (7.50%) Retail
5 10 (4.17%) Automotive
6 8 (3.33%) Advertising
7 7 (2.92%) Back Office
8 5 (2.08%) Games
8 5 (2.08%) Legal
9 3 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 197 (82.08%) Developer
2 63 (26.25%) .NET Developer
3 52 (21.67%) PHP Developer
4 41 (17.08%) Senior Developer
5 32 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 31 (12.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (6.67%) Digital Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.83%) Senior PHP Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (4.17%) Junior
13 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.75%) HTML Developer
13 9 (3.75%) Sitecore Developer
13 9 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (67.50%) CSS
2 156 (65.00%) HTML
3 131 (54.58%) jQuery
4 117 (48.75%) .NET
5 76 (31.67%) ASP.NET
6 75 (31.25%) HTML5
7 61 (25.42%) AngularJS
8 46 (19.17%) CSS3
8 46 (19.17%) Sass
9 42 (17.50%) Node.js
10 33 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (12.92%) XML
13 30 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (12.50%) Web Services
14 27 (11.25%) REST
15 25 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 25 (10.42%) XSLT
16 21 (8.75%) LESS
17 20 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Mobile App
2 21 (8.75%) User Experience
3 13 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.67%) Animation
8 3 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.25%) Social Network
8 3 (1.25%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) BBC
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.42%) RIA
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.42%) Linux
2 10 (4.17%) Android
2 10 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.25%) Unix
4 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.58%) MVC
2 68 (28.33%) Web Development
3 47 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (18.33%) E-Commerce
5 36 (15.00%) Front End Development
6 34 (14.17%) Scrum
7 29 (12.08%) Content Management
7 29 (12.08%) OO
8 28 (11.67%) SDLC
9 27 (11.25%) OOP
10 24 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 24 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.75%) OO PHP
11 21 (8.75%) TDD
12 15 (6.25%) Open Source
13 14 (5.83%) Project Management
14 13 (5.42%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (4.58%) Analytics
15 11 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 91 (37.92%) C#
3 67 (27.92%) PHP
4 57 (23.75%) SQL
5 25 (10.42%) XPath
6 22 (9.17%) Java
7 9 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.67%) C
11 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.25%) Python
11 3 (1.25%) VB
11 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.25%) VBScript
12 2 (0.83%) Perl
12 2 (0.83%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.83%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.42%) R
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.50%) Degree
3 3 (1.25%) MCSA
3 3 (1.25%) MCT
4 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.42%) MCP
4 1 (0.42%) MCSE
4 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 52 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.00%) Adobe
4 9 (3.75%) Facebook
4 9 (3.75%) Twitter
4 9 (3.75%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.50%) Zend
6 5 (2.08%) Avaya
6 5 (2.08%) Google
6 5 (2.08%) iManage
7 4 (1.67%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.83%) Capita
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
9 1 (0.42%) CA
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle
9 1 (0.42%) Reuters
9 1 (0.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Sony