Period
to 19 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 171 193
Rank change year-on-year -40 +22 -63
Permanent jobs citing CMS 133 232 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.81% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.93% 10.78% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 101 180 166
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% -1.18%

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 1,489 2,152 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.34% 16.82% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,717 1,829
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £66,250 £59,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +6.45% +3.33%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -1 112 £40,000 - 32
Cheshire +12 9 £47,500 +26.67% 12
Merseyside -4 9 £40,349 +7.60% 6
Lancashire -4 3 £23,000 -22.03% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 86 (64.66%) HTML
2 81 (60.90%) CSS
3 69 (51.88%) JavaScript
4 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (36.84%) .NET
6 40 (30.08%) MVC
6 40 (30.08%) Content Management
7 38 (28.57%) HTML5
8 37 (27.82%) PHP
8 37 (27.82%) E-Commerce
9 33 (24.81%) C#
10 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
11 31 (23.31%) Front End Development
11 31 (23.31%) Web Development
12 27 (20.30%) React
13 26 (19.55%) SQL
14 24 (18.05%) MySQL
14 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
14 24 (18.05%) Finance
15 23 (17.29%) Git (software)
15 23 (17.29%) Node.js
16 22 (16.54%) CSS3
17 21 (15.79%) User Experience
17 21 (15.79%) Marketing
18 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.29%) WordPress
19 18 (13.53%) jQuery
19 18 (13.53%) Google
19 18 (13.53%) CRM
19 18 (13.53%) 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 19 (14.29%) WordPress
2 16 (12.03%) Umbraco
3 13 (9.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (9.02%) IIS
5 10 (7.52%) Drupal
6 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.51%) Kentico
7 6 (4.51%) Sitefinity
8 4 (3.01%) EPiServer
9 3 (2.26%) Content Management Server
10 2 (1.50%) Apache
10 2 (1.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.75%) DNN
11 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.75%) nginx
11 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (3.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Magento
2 7 (5.26%) Visualfiles
3 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.75%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.75%) Shopify
5 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.77%) Google Analytics
3 8 (6.02%) Office 365
4 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.01%) GitHub
7 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.50%) IaaS
7 2 (1.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.75%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.75%) Force.com
8 1 (0.75%) G Suite
8 1 (0.75%) npm
8 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Intranet
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) MySQL
2 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) Riak
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.53%) gulp
3 13 (9.77%) Grunt
4 9 (6.77%) Subversion
5 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.51%) Selenium
7 5 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.76%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.01%) JIRA
8 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.01%) webpack
9 3 (2.26%) git-flow
9 3 (2.26%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.50%) Bower
10 2 (1.50%) GitLab
10 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.75%) MSTest
11 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (18.05%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Marketing
3 11 (8.27%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Law
5 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 4 (3.01%) Games
6 3 (2.26%) Publishing
7 2 (1.50%) Automotive
7 2 (1.50%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 85 (63.91%) Developer
2 26 (19.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.53%) .NET Developer
5 16 (12.03%) PHP Developer
5 16 (12.03%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.52%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.02%) Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
9 7 (5.26%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Designer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.51%) UI Designer
10 6 (4.51%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (64.66%) HTML
2 81 (60.90%) CSS
3 49 (36.84%) .NET
4 38 (28.57%) HTML5
5 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
6 27 (20.30%) React
7 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
8 23 (17.29%) Node.js
9 22 (16.54%) CSS3
10 18 (13.53%) jQuery
11 17 (12.78%) XML
12 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (11.28%) Sass
13 14 (10.53%) Laravel
14 13 (9.77%) .NET Framework
14 13 (9.77%) REST
15 12 (9.02%) Entity Framework
16 10 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (7.52%) Vue.js
17 9 (6.77%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) User Experience
2 12 (9.02%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.26%) Replication
4 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.26%) Fintech
5 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.50%) Animation
6 2 (1.50%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Linux
2 1 (0.75%) Android
2 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.75%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.08%) Content Management
2 40 (30.08%) MVC
3 37 (27.82%) E-Commerce
4 31 (23.31%) Front End Development
4 31 (23.31%) Web Development
5 18 (13.53%) CRM
6 17 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (10.53%) Scrum
8 14 (10.53%) TDD
9 13 (9.77%) Workflow
10 11 (8.27%) Analytics
11 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.52%) Project Management
12 9 (6.77%) ERP
12 9 (6.77%) OO
12 9 (6.77%) SEO
12 9 (6.77%) SOLID
12 9 (6.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.88%) JavaScript
2 37 (27.82%) PHP
3 33 (24.81%) C#
4 26 (19.55%) SQL
5 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.26%) ES6
7 3 (2.26%) Java
8 2 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.50%) ES7
8 2 (1.50%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.50%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) Go
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) QA
2 8 (6.02%) SLA
3 7 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Consul
1 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) Google
3 14 (10.53%) Adobe
4 13 (9.77%) Sitecore
5 9 (6.77%) Zend
6 7 (5.26%) Citrix
6 7 (5.26%) VMware
7 3 (2.26%) Ensighten
7 3 (2.26%) Maxymiser
8 2 (1.50%) ATG
8 2 (1.50%) Facebook
8 2 (1.50%) hybris
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle
8 2 (1.50%) RedGate
8 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.50%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.75%) Coverity
9 1 (0.75%) Sage
9 1 (0.75%) Software AG