Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 149 148
Rank change year-on-year -58 -1 -46
Permanent jobs citing CMS 160 260 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 1.99% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.13% 11.12% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 122 221 217
North West median annual salary £40,174 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.44% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,300 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £50,000 £51,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 1,752 2,338 2,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.64% 17.87% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,445 1,920 1,712
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,275 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -42 114 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Merseyside +6 18 £40,349 +7.60%
Cheshire -7 17 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Lancashire +8 11 £24,500 -30.00% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (50.63%) HTML
2 74 (46.25%) JavaScript
3 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.75%) CSS
5 68 (42.50%) .NET
6 67 (41.88%) C#
7 49 (30.63%) MVC
8 40 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 40 (25.00%) Sitecore
9 38 (23.75%) E-Commerce
10 37 (23.13%) Web Development
11 34 (21.25%) jQuery
12 33 (20.63%) Marketing
13 32 (20.00%) QA
13 32 (20.00%) Finance
14 31 (19.38%) AngularJS
15 30 (18.75%) User Experience
15 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET
16 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
16 29 (18.13%) Umbraco
17 28 (17.50%) PHP
17 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
18 27 (16.88%) SQL
18 27 (16.88%) HTML5
19 26 (16.25%) Scrum
20 25 (15.63%) React
21 24 (15.00%) Front End Development
21 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
22 23 (14.38%) Visual Studio
23 22 (13.75%) MySQL

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 40 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 29 (18.13%) Umbraco
3 18 (11.25%) WordPress
4 17 (10.63%) Drupal
5 13 (8.13%) EPiServer
6 12 (7.50%) Sitefinity
7 10 (6.25%) IIS
8 8 (5.00%) Kentico
9 6 (3.75%) Content Management Server
10 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (1.25%) DNN
12 2 (1.25%) Perch
13 1 (0.63%) Apache
13 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) InDesign
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (5.63%) Magento
3 7 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.38%) GitHub
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (3.75%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.75%) npm
4 2 (1.25%) Asana
4 2 (1.25%) Office 365
4 2 (1.25%) Yarn
5 1 (0.63%) AdWords
5 1 (0.63%) Force.com
5 1 (0.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.75%) MySQL
3 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Visual Studio
2 22 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.50%) gulp
4 14 (8.75%) Grunt
5 11 (6.88%) webpack
6 10 (6.25%) Subversion
7 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.00%) Selenium
9 7 (4.38%) Mocha
10 6 (3.75%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.13%) JIRA
11 5 (3.13%) JMeter
11 5 (3.13%) JUnit
11 5 (3.13%) Maven
12 3 (1.88%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.25%) Codeception
13 2 (1.25%) MSTest
13 2 (1.25%) NUnit
13 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (20.63%) Marketing
2 32 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.75%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 4 (2.50%) Games
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (63.13%) Developer
2 27 (16.88%) .NET Developer
3 24 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.38%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (7.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 12 (7.50%) Technical Manager
8 11 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.88%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce Manager
10 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 8 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (50.63%) HTML
2 70 (43.75%) CSS
3 68 (42.50%) .NET
4 34 (21.25%) jQuery
5 31 (19.38%) AngularJS
6 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 27 (16.88%) HTML5
8 25 (15.63%) React
9 21 (13.13%) Node.js
10 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (10.00%) Sass
11 16 (10.00%) Web Services
12 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (7.50%) OLE
12 12 (7.50%) XML
13 11 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (6.25%) CSS3
14 10 (6.25%) Symfony
14 10 (6.25%) Vue.js
15 9 (5.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) User Experience
2 16 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.50%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.13%) Social Media
7 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.25%) Animation
8 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.25%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.25%) W3C
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.38%) Linux
2 4 (2.50%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Android
3 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.63%) MVC
3 38 (23.75%) E-Commerce
4 37 (23.13%) Web Development
5 26 (16.25%) Scrum
6 24 (15.00%) Front End Development
6 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 21 (13.13%) DevOps
8 19 (11.88%) Content Management
9 18 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.63%) SDLC
11 15 (9.38%) TDD
12 13 (8.13%) B2B
12 13 (8.13%) B2C
12 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (8.13%) Creative Thinking
12 13 (8.13%) CRM
12 13 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (7.50%) Business Development
13 12 (7.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (46.25%) JavaScript
2 67 (41.88%) C#
3 28 (17.50%) PHP
4 27 (16.88%) SQL
5 15 (9.38%) Java
6 8 (5.00%) ES6
7 6 (3.75%) PHP 7
7 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.25%) C
8 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Docker
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.50%) ATG
3 12 (7.50%) hybris
3 12 (7.50%) Oracle
3 12 (7.50%) SAP
4 11 (6.88%) Adobe
5 8 (5.00%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.88%) Zend
8 2 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.63%) Software AG
9 1 (0.63%) SYSPRO
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) webMethods