Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 162 114
Rank change year-on-year -11 -48 -15
Permanent jobs citing CMS 231 229 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 1.83% 2.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.50% 9.92% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 195 204 332
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,875 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +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 2199 2309 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.60% 18.49% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1953 1983
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 £64,200 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -2 159 £40,000 +23.08% 19
Cheshire -32 38 £37,500 - 4
Merseyside +21 28 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Lancashire 0 8 £17,500 -50.00% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 146 (63.20%) HTML
2 145 (62.77%) CSS
3 136 (58.87%) JavaScript
4 122 (52.81%) jQuery
5 112 (48.48%) .NET
6 108 (46.75%) MVC
7 92 (39.83%) C#
8 81 (35.06%) ASP.NET
9 75 (32.47%) PHP
10 68 (29.44%) HTML5
11 67 (29.00%) SQL Server
12 63 (27.27%) Web Development
13 56 (24.24%) AngularJS
14 53 (22.94%) SQL
14 53 (22.94%) E-Commerce
15 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (22.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 52 (22.51%) Sitecore
16 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
17 48 (20.78%) WordPress
17 48 (20.78%) Umbraco
18 46 (19.91%) Microsoft
18 46 (19.91%) Sass
19 43 (18.61%) CSS3
20 42 (18.18%) Front End Development
21 41 (17.75%) Magento
22 35 (15.15%) MySQL
23 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
24 32 (13.85%) Drupal
25 31 (13.42%) Node.js

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 52 (22.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 48 (20.78%) Umbraco
2 48 (20.78%) WordPress
3 32 (13.85%) Drupal
4 30 (12.99%) EPiServer
5 18 (7.79%) Joomla!
6 11 (4.76%) Sitefinity
7 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.60%) Apache
8 6 (2.60%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (2.16%) Kentico
10 4 (1.73%) Content Management Server
11 3 (1.30%) nginx
11 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.43%) DNN
13 1 (0.43%) SAS
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 41 (17.75%) Magento
2 4 (1.73%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.87%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.87%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.43%) Shopify
4 1 (0.43%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.33%) GitHub
3 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.73%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.30%) AdWords
5 3 (1.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) npm
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.15%) MySQL
3 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQLite
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) Power BI
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.26%) Visual Studio
3 21 (9.09%) Subversion
4 15 (6.49%) Grunt
5 13 (5.63%) gulp
6 8 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.60%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.16%) JIRA
8 5 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.73%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.73%) NUnit
10 3 (1.30%) PhpStorm
10 3 (1.30%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.30%) Selenium
10 3 (1.30%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.87%) Bazaar
11 2 (0.87%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
General
1 28 (12.12%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Marketing
3 18 (7.79%) Advertising
4 16 (6.93%) Retail
5 11 (4.76%) Law
6 10 (4.33%) Automotive
7 7 (3.03%) Back Office
8 5 (2.16%) Games
9 3 (1.30%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 201 (87.01%) Developer
2 64 (27.71%) .NET Developer
3 57 (24.68%) PHP Developer
4 40 (17.32%) Senior Developer
5 31 (13.42%) C# Developer
6 29 (12.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (7.36%) Senior PHP Developer
8 14 (6.06%) Digital Developer
9 12 (5.19%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Junior
13 8 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Junior Developer
15 6 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 6 (2.60%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (63.20%) HTML
2 145 (62.77%) CSS
3 122 (52.81%) jQuery
4 112 (48.48%) .NET
5 81 (35.06%) ASP.NET
6 68 (29.44%) HTML5
7 56 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 46 (19.91%) Sass
9 43 (18.61%) CSS3
10 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (13.42%) Node.js
12 30 (12.99%) React
13 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (9.96%) Web Services
15 23 (9.96%) XML
16 22 (9.52%) REST
17 20 (8.66%) XSLT
18 19 (8.23%) LAMP
19 17 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.93%) User Experience
3 12 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.16%) W3C
5 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.73%) Animation
5 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.43%) BBC
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.49%) Linux
2 8 (3.46%) Android
2 8 (3.46%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.73%) Unix
4 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.75%) MVC
2 63 (27.27%) Web Development
3 53 (22.94%) E-Commerce
4 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 28 (12.12%) OO
6 28 (12.12%) Scrum
7 25 (10.82%) OOP
8 24 (10.39%) SDLC
9 23 (9.96%) Content Management
9 23 (9.96%) OO PHP
10 20 (8.66%) Open Source
11 14 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.19%) SOLID
12 12 (5.19%) TDD
13 10 (4.33%) Analytics
13 10 (4.33%) Project Management
13 10 (4.33%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.90%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 136 (58.87%) JavaScript
2 92 (39.83%) C#
3 75 (32.47%) PHP
4 53 (22.94%) SQL
5 23 (9.96%) Java
6 20 (8.66%) XPath
7 16 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.16%) Perl
8 5 (2.16%) Python
9 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.30%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.30%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.87%) C
11 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Ansible
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (22.51%) Sitecore
2 46 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.63%) Twitter
4 12 (5.19%) Adobe
5 11 (4.76%) Xamarin
6 9 (3.90%) Facebook
6 9 (3.90%) Google
7 7 (3.03%) Zend
8 4 (1.73%) Avaya
8 4 (1.73%) Capita
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) ATG
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) CA
9 1 (0.43%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.43%) hybris
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Sony