Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 179 167
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -64
Permanent jobs citing CMS 44 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 0.92% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 6.16% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 46
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 611 795 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.48% 14.93% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 361 493 564
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland.

Salary trend for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Glasgow +21 22 £40,500 +10.96% 5
Edinburgh +10 20 £39,750 +13.57% 9
Dundee -8 2 £42,500 +30.77%
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMS.

1 25 (56.82%) Content Management
2 21 (47.73%) .NET
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) Web Development
4 18 (40.91%) CSS
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) WordPress
6 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) Umbraco
8 11 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.45%) MVC
10 9 (20.45%) Azure
11 8 (18.18%) Migration
11 8 (18.18%) PHP
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) Apache
11 8 (18.18%) React
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.91%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (15.91%) Sitecore
12 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.64%) Degree
13 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Content Management
13 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.64%) OOP
13 6 (13.64%) REST
14 5 (11.36%) Xamarin

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (29.55%) WordPress
2 11 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 8 (18.18%) Apache
4 7 (15.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (11.36%) IIS
6 4 (9.09%) Drupal
6 4 (9.09%) EPiServer
7 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.55%) Joomla!
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Headless CMS
9 1 (2.27%) nginx
9 1 (2.27%) Podio
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Azure
2 2 (4.55%) AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.27%) npm
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Grunt
1 1 (2.27%) gulp
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Assistant
5 4 (9.09%) Support Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Migration Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 18 (40.91%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
5 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.18%) React
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.64%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
10 3 (6.82%) .NET Core
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.55%) jQuery
11 2 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Blog
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Content Management
2 19 (43.18%) Web Development
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Content Management
7 6 (13.64%) OOP
8 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
8 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) Project Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) Service Management
9 4 (9.09%) Content Development
9 4 (9.09%) Content Strategy
9 4 (9.09%) Conversational UI
9 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) XPath
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) ES6
7 1 (2.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.36%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle