Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 212 215
Rank change year-on-year +53 +3 -67
Permanent jobs citing CMS 187 308 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 1.34% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.86% 9.03% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 256 379
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,577 3,409 4,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.75% 14.79% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 2,761 3,387
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the South East

CMS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CMS in the South East.

Salary trend for CMS in the South East

CMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for CMS in the South East

CMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
Hampshire +39 43 £41,250 +3.13% 9
Thames Valley +36 42 £50,000 - 22
Surrey +86 38 £52,500 +54.41% 8
East Sussex +36 31 £35,000 -28.21% 7
Oxfordshire +39 24 £57,500 +15.00% 11
West Sussex +35 23 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +22 13 £38,000 -26.21% 8
Kent +23 8 £32,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +51 5 £47,500 +5.56% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 140 (74.87%) CSS
2 136 (72.73%) HTML
3 134 (71.66%) JavaScript
4 80 (42.78%) Git (software)
5 74 (39.57%) Web Development
6 70 (37.43%) PHP
7 63 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (33.69%) WordPress
8 56 (29.95%) C#
9 54 (28.88%) .NET
10 53 (28.34%) HTML5
11 48 (25.67%) User Experience
12 47 (25.13%) MySQL
13 46 (24.60%) MVC
14 45 (24.06%) jQuery
15 41 (21.93%) SQL
16 40 (21.39%) Azure
17 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
18 38 (20.32%) Ajax
19 37 (19.79%) Magento
19 37 (19.79%) Unit Testing
20 36 (19.25%) REST
21 35 (18.72%) React
21 35 (18.72%) Vue.js
22 34 (18.18%) Front End Development
22 34 (18.18%) Content Management
23 33 (17.65%) Marketing
23 33 (17.65%) Joomla!
23 33 (17.65%) OOP
23 33 (17.65%) SOLID

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 63 (33.69%) WordPress
2 33 (17.65%) Joomla!
3 31 (16.58%) EPiServer
4 21 (11.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 21 (11.23%) Umbraco
5 13 (6.95%) IIS
6 8 (4.28%) Drupal
6 8 (4.28%) Kentico
7 6 (3.21%) Headless CMS
8 5 (2.67%) Confluence
8 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.14%) Apache
9 4 (2.14%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.14%) nginx
10 3 (1.60%) DNN
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.53%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Figma
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe XD
3 2 (1.07%) InVision
3 2 (1.07%) Marvel
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.07%) Sketch
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (19.79%) Magento
2 13 (6.95%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (5.88%) OpenCart
4 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (3.21%) Shopify
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.39%) Azure
2 11 (5.88%) AWS
2 11 (5.88%) SaaS
3 9 (4.81%) Veeva
4 7 (3.74%) GitHub
5 6 (3.21%) GCP
6 5 (2.67%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.60%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.07%) IaaS
8 2 (1.07%) Logic Apps
8 2 (1.07%) PaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.13%) MySQL
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.14%) Redis
5 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 80 (42.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.09%) JIRA
3 13 (6.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (5.35%) Bitbucket
4 10 (5.35%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.14%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.14%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.14%) Xcode
7 3 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.60%) gulp
7 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 33 (17.65%) Marketing
2 17 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Electronics
4 5 (2.67%) Games
4 5 (2.67%) Law
4 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Local Government
6 2 (1.07%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.07%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (78.61%) Developer
2 44 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 36 (19.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 33 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 30 (16.04%) Lead Developer
6 28 (14.97%) Web Developer
7 23 (12.30%) Senior PHP Developer
8 22 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 22 (11.76%) Software Developer
9 16 (8.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (7.49%) C# Developer
11 12 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.42%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (5.88%) Junior
12 11 (5.88%) Junior Developer
13 10 (5.35%) Architect
13 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (5.35%) WordPress Developer
14 9 (4.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 9 (4.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (74.87%) CSS
2 136 (72.73%) HTML
3 54 (28.88%) .NET
4 53 (28.34%) HTML5
5 45 (24.06%) jQuery
6 38 (20.32%) Ajax
7 36 (19.25%) REST
8 35 (18.72%) React
8 35 (18.72%) Vue.js
9 33 (17.65%) CSS3
9 33 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (17.11%) .NET Core
11 31 (16.58%) Node.js
11 31 (16.58%) RESTful
12 28 (14.97%) KnockoutJS
13 27 (14.44%) ASP.NET
14 25 (13.37%) AngularJS
15 23 (12.30%) Web Services
16 19 (10.16%) Laravel
16 19 (10.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.67%) User Experience
2 12 (6.42%) Acoustics
3 10 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.67%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.60%) Social Media
9 2 (1.07%) Blog
9 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Photography
10 1 (0.53%) Podcast
10 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.44%) Linux
2 22 (11.76%) Windows
2 22 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.63%) Android
3 18 (9.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.57%) Web Development
2 63 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.60%) MVC
4 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
5 37 (19.79%) Unit Testing
6 34 (18.18%) Content Management
6 34 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 33 (17.65%) OOP
7 33 (17.65%) SOLID
8 27 (14.44%) Project Management
8 27 (14.44%) Wireframes
9 26 (13.90%) CRM
9 26 (13.90%) Mentoring
10 24 (12.83%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (12.83%) TDD
11 22 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (10.16%) DevOps
14 16 (8.56%) OO
14 16 (8.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 134 (71.66%) JavaScript
2 70 (37.43%) PHP
3 56 (29.95%) C#
4 41 (21.93%) SQL
5 7 (3.74%) Python
6 4 (2.14%) Apple Swift
6 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.14%) Java
6 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.14%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) Degree
2 15 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (1.60%) PhD
4 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) HNC
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) MCTS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) Microsoft
1 21 (11.23%) Sitecore
2 13 (6.95%) SAP
3 12 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.81%) Siebel
5 8 (4.28%) Adobe
5 8 (4.28%) Google
6 5 (2.67%) Zend
7 4 (2.14%) Facebook
7 4 (2.14%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.07%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.53%) Instagram
10 1 (0.53%) McAfee
10 1 (0.53%) NetApp
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.53%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) Twitter
10 1 (0.53%) VMware
10 1 (0.53%) YouTube