Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 189 129
Rank change year-on-year +20 -60 -18
Permanent jobs citing CMS 232 190 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.55% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.78% 8.92% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 180 166 277
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 2,153 2,131 2,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.83% 17.42% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 1,826 1,863
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,328 £46,235 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.69% +2.74% +5.88%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +9 136 £40,000 +17.65% 41
Cheshire -22 50 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Merseyside +27 32 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Lancashire +14 14 £29,500 -15.71% 5
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 117 (50.43%) .NET
2 113 (48.71%) HTML
3 106 (45.69%) CSS
4 102 (43.97%) JavaScript
5 98 (42.24%) MVC
6 89 (38.36%) C#
7 87 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 79 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (32.76%) Web Development
10 66 (28.45%) PHP
10 66 (28.45%) SQL Server
11 63 (27.16%) jQuery
12 55 (23.71%) Microsoft
13 54 (23.28%) E-Commerce
14 52 (22.41%) Content Management
15 51 (21.98%) HTML5
16 49 (21.12%) Front End Development
17 45 (19.40%) Sitecore CMS
17 45 (19.40%) Sitecore
18 42 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (17.67%) Git (software)
20 39 (16.81%) SQL
20 39 (16.81%) React
21 38 (16.38%) AngularJS
22 37 (15.95%) Sass
23 36 (15.52%) CSS3
23 36 (15.52%) Umbraco
24 34 (14.66%) Scrum
25 33 (14.22%) Magento
26 32 (13.79%) Advertising

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 45 (19.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 36 (15.52%) Umbraco
3 32 (13.79%) WordPress
4 20 (8.62%) Drupal
5 13 (5.60%) EPiServer
6 7 (3.02%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.59%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.16%) Content Management Server
8 5 (2.16%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.29%) Kentico
9 3 (1.29%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.86%) Moodle
10 2 (0.86%) nginx
10 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.43%) concrete5
11 1 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (3.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 33 (14.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.86%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.86%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.02%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.16%) GitHub
4 4 (1.72%) npm
5 3 (1.29%) AdWords
5 3 (1.29%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (1.29%) Office 365
6 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.86%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.86%) Firebase
6 2 (0.86%) Pure360
6 2 (0.86%) Serverless
7 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Intranet
2 2 (0.86%) Firewall
2 2 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) SSH
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) VoIP
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.50%) MySQL
3 12 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.16%) SQLite
7 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.29%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.64%) Visual Studio
3 21 (9.05%) Subversion
3 21 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (8.19%) gulp
5 17 (7.33%) Grunt
6 6 (2.59%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.16%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.72%) JIRA
8 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.29%) webpack
10 2 (0.86%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.86%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.86%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.86%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.86%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.86%) PostCSS
General
1 32 (13.79%) Advertising
2 26 (11.21%) Finance
3 24 (10.34%) Marketing
4 9 (3.88%) Retail
5 6 (2.59%) Back Office
6 4 (1.72%) Games
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 180 (77.59%) Developer
2 46 (19.83%) .NET Developer
3 41 (17.67%) Senior Developer
4 35 (15.09%) PHP Developer
5 29 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.76%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.03%) HTML Developer
9 14 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.60%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.88%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.88%) Lead Software Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (50.43%) .NET
2 113 (48.71%) HTML
3 106 (45.69%) CSS
4 87 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 63 (27.16%) jQuery
6 51 (21.98%) HTML5
7 42 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (16.81%) React
9 38 (16.38%) AngularJS
10 37 (15.95%) Sass
11 36 (15.52%) CSS3
12 22 (9.48%) Node.js
12 22 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.62%) Laravel
14 18 (7.76%) XML
15 17 (7.33%) REST
16 16 (6.90%) Web Services
17 13 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (5.17%) LAMP
19 11 (4.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.34%) User Experience
2 19 (8.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.31%) W3C
4 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.72%) Animation
5 4 (1.72%) FMCG
6 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.29%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) Social Media
6 3 (1.29%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.86%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.86%) VLE
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.43%) IVR
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.03%) Linux
2 10 (4.31%) Android
2 10 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.16%) Windows
4 4 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.24%) MVC
2 79 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (32.76%) Web Development
4 54 (23.28%) E-Commerce
5 52 (22.41%) Content Management
6 49 (21.12%) Front End Development
7 34 (14.66%) Scrum
8 23 (9.91%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.76%) OO
9 18 (7.76%) OOP
9 18 (7.76%) TDD
10 17 (7.33%) SEO
11 16 (6.90%) SDLC
11 16 (6.90%) SOLID
12 14 (6.03%) Project Management
13 13 (5.60%) BDD
13 13 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.74%) Open Source
14 11 (4.74%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (4.74%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (43.97%) JavaScript
2 89 (38.36%) C#
3 66 (28.45%) PHP
4 39 (16.81%) SQL
5 29 (12.50%) Java
6 21 (9.05%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.88%) XPath
8 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.16%) Perl
8 5 (2.16%) Python
8 5 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.29%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.86%) C
10 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.88%) Degree
3 5 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Docker
1 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Ansible
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.40%) Sitecore
3 19 (8.19%) Google
4 14 (6.03%) Adobe
5 12 (5.17%) Twitter
6 9 (3.88%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.59%) Zend
8 5 (2.16%) Avaya
9 4 (1.72%) Capita
10 3 (1.29%) Facebook
11 2 (0.86%) Kony
11 2 (0.86%) VMware
12 1 (0.43%) Apple
12 1 (0.43%) ATG
12 1 (0.43%) CA
12 1 (0.43%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle
12 1 (0.43%) Polycom
12 1 (0.43%) Sage
12 1 (0.43%) Sony