Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 211 184
Rank change year-on-year -25 -27 +4
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,039 1,484 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.33% 1.62% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.32% 10.49% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1,257 1,670
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,153 14,146 16,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.24% 15.45% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,835 11,342 13,781
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £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 the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the UK excluding London

CMS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for CMS in the UK excluding London

CMS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK excluding London

CMS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
South East -53 356 £42,500 -5.56% 65
North of England +27 281 £37,500 -6.25% 76
North West +36 157 £40,000 - 42
South West -20 150 £40,000 +14.29% 65
Yorkshire -15 116 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Midlands -62 106 £40,000 +6.67% 56
East of England +43 82 £40,000 - 20
West Midlands -45 80 £42,250 +12.67% 31
Scotland +10 38 £37,500 - 13
Wales +11 26 £37,500 +2.74% 17
East Midlands +8 26 £30,000 -20.00% 25
North East +15 8 £45,153 +20.41% 7
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 542 (52.17%) HTML
2 527 (50.72%) CSS
3 525 (50.53%) JavaScript
4 364 (35.03%) .NET
5 350 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (31.67%) Content Management
7 305 (29.36%) C#
8 295 (28.39%) MVC
9 276 (26.56%) PHP
10 269 (25.89%) Web Development
11 233 (22.43%) jQuery
12 218 (20.98%) Git (software)
13 214 (20.60%) WordPress
14 207 (19.92%) E-Commerce
15 201 (19.35%) ASP.NET
16 189 (18.19%) AngularJS
17 179 (17.23%) SQL
17 179 (17.23%) Marketing
18 176 (16.94%) Azure
19 173 (16.65%) User Experience
19 173 (16.65%) Front End Development
20 168 (16.17%) SQL Server
21 159 (15.30%) Sitecore CMS
21 159 (15.30%) Sitecore
22 157 (15.11%) Umbraco
23 151 (14.53%) MySQL
24 150 (14.44%) HTML5
25 148 (14.24%) Microsoft
26 122 (11.74%) Web Services
27 121 (11.65%) React

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 214 (20.60%) WordPress
2 159 (15.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 157 (15.11%) Umbraco
4 109 (10.49%) Drupal
5 67 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 64 (6.16%) Joomla!
7 53 (5.10%) EPiServer
8 44 (4.23%) Confluence
9 41 (3.95%) IIS
10 26 (2.50%) Apache
11 24 (2.31%) Kentico
12 19 (1.83%) Sitefinity
13 18 (1.73%) SugarCRM
14 10 (0.96%) TYPO3
15 9 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.87%) Headless CMS
16 8 (0.77%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.67%) nginx
18 3 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 55 (5.29%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.98%) Sketch
3 24 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (1.73%) Adobe XD
7 17 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.67%) InVision
8 7 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.58%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.096%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 84 (8.08%) Magento
2 42 (4.04%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.96%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.87%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.29%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.19%) Shopify
9 1 (0.096%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.096%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 176 (16.94%) Azure
2 77 (7.41%) AWS
3 44 (4.23%) GitHub
4 43 (4.14%) SaaS
5 35 (3.37%) GCP
6 27 (2.60%) npm
7 26 (2.50%) Google Analytics
8 25 (2.41%) PaaS
9 22 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 21 (2.02%) Serverless
11 19 (1.83%) Office 365
12 18 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (1.15%) IaaS
14 9 (0.87%) G Suite
15 8 (0.77%) Asana
15 8 (0.77%) NuGet
16 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.58%) Sage Pay
17 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.31%) Internet
2 18 (1.73%) DNS
3 12 (1.15%) Intranet
4 11 (1.06%) SSL
5 9 (0.87%) Firewall
6 8 (0.77%) HTTP
7 7 (0.67%) Skype
8 6 (0.58%) SMS
9 5 (0.48%) Extranet
9 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.48%) Wireless
10 4 (0.38%) DHCP
11 3 (0.29%) FTP
11 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.19%) AMQP
12 2 (0.19%) NAS
12 2 (0.19%) SAN
12 2 (0.19%) SSH
12 2 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 151 (14.53%) MySQL
3 34 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.92%) MariaDB
5 17 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.58%) Redis
12 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.48%) EDRMS
12 5 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
13 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.29%) SAP HANA
15 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 218 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.80%) JIRA
3 54 (5.20%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.75%) Bitbucket
5 38 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 37 (3.56%) gulp
7 32 (3.08%) Subversion
8 31 (2.98%) Grunt
9 28 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.41%) GitLab
10 25 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 22 (2.12%) Mocha
12 20 (1.92%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.64%) Selenium
14 15 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (1.35%) git-flow
16 11 (1.06%) Maven
17 10 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
18 9 (0.87%) Appium
18 9 (0.87%) Calabash
General
1 179 (17.23%) Marketing
2 80 (7.70%) Finance
3 74 (7.12%) Retail
4 32 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 25 (2.41%) Advertising
6 24 (2.31%) Games
7 16 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.35%) Electronics
9 13 (1.25%) Legal
9 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.15%) Automotive
10 12 (1.15%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.96%) Back Office
12 9 (0.87%) Banking
13 8 (0.77%) Police
13 8 (0.77%) Publishing
14 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.48%) Danish Language
15 5 (0.48%) Fire and Rescue
16 4 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 631 (60.73%) Developer
2 131 (12.61%) .NET Developer
3 128 (12.32%) Web Developer
4 115 (11.07%) PHP Developer
5 107 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 102 (9.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 74 (7.12%) C# Developer
8 63 (6.06%) Architect
8 63 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 57 (5.49%) Designer
10 46 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 43 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (3.56%) Lead Developer
14 35 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (3.27%) Project Manager
15 34 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 32 (3.08%) HTML Developer
17 31 (2.98%) Digital Developer
17 31 (2.98%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (52.17%) HTML
2 527 (50.72%) CSS
3 364 (35.03%) .NET
4 233 (22.43%) jQuery
5 201 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 189 (18.19%) AngularJS
7 150 (14.44%) HTML5
8 122 (11.74%) Web Services
9 121 (11.65%) React
10 109 (10.49%) XML
11 107 (10.30%) Sass
12 104 (10.01%) JSON
13 99 (9.53%) CSS3
14 94 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 91 (8.76%) Node.js
16 89 (8.57%) .NET Framework
17 84 (8.08%) Laravel
18 75 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 64 (6.16%) Ajax
20 61 (5.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 173 (16.65%) User Experience
2 107 (10.30%) Mobile App
3 67 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 39 (3.75%) Social Media
8 29 (2.79%) iPad
9 25 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.44%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.35%) Animation
13 13 (1.25%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.15%) N-Tier
15 11 (1.06%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.96%) Cloud Native
17 9 (0.87%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.87%) CMDB
18 8 (0.77%) Video Editing
19 7 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.49%) Linux
2 52 (5.00%) Android
3 44 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.56%) Windows
5 19 (1.83%) Mac OS
5 19 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.06%) Unix
8 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.096%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (31.67%) Content Management
3 295 (28.39%) MVC
4 269 (25.89%) Web Development
5 207 (19.92%) E-Commerce
6 173 (16.65%) Front End Development
7 120 (11.55%) CRM
8 116 (11.16%) DevOps
9 95 (9.14%) SEO
10 93 (8.95%) Scrum
11 84 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 81 (7.80%) TDD
13 75 (7.22%) Microservices
14 73 (7.03%) Software Engineering
15 71 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (6.83%) Unit Testing
16 70 (6.74%) Analytics
17 68 (6.54%) Project Delivery
18 64 (6.16%) Web Design
19 63 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 525 (50.53%) JavaScript
2 305 (29.36%) C#
3 276 (26.56%) PHP
4 179 (17.23%) SQL
5 65 (6.26%) Java
6 44 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 42 (4.04%) ES6
7 42 (4.04%) Python
8 36 (3.46%) TypeScript
9 16 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 16 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.06%) Java 8
11 9 (0.87%) Kotlin
12 8 (0.77%) VBScript
13 7 (0.67%) C
13 7 (0.67%) PHP 7
14 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.48%) C++
14 5 (0.48%) Perl
14 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 116 (11.16%) Degree
2 19 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.96%) HND
4 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.58%) HNC
7 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.58%) MCP
8 3 (0.29%) PhD
8 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.19%) ISEB
9 2 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.096%) CCNA
10 1 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.096%) IIBA
10 1 (0.096%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.096%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.68%) QA
2 14 (1.35%) WCAG
3 10 (0.96%) GDPR
4 6 (0.58%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.29%) WAI
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 54 (5.20%) Docker
2 16 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Varnish
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.096%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
3 19 (1.83%) Terraform
4 17 (1.64%) Ansible
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.29%) Consul
7 2 (0.19%) cPanel
7 2 (0.19%) Plesk
7 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.096%) Kibana
8 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 159 (15.30%) Sitecore
2 148 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 111 (10.68%) Adobe
4 71 (6.83%) Google
5 40 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (3.66%) Oracle
7 31 (2.98%) hybris
8 21 (2.02%) Zend
9 15 (1.44%) OutSystems
9 15 (1.44%) Xamarin
10 13 (1.25%) SAP
11 11 (1.06%) Brightcove
11 11 (1.06%) Optimizely
11 11 (1.06%) Pardot
12 10 (0.96%) Apple
13 9 (0.87%) Marketo
14 8 (0.77%) ATG
14 8 (0.77%) Demandware
14 8 (0.77%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.67%) Avaya