Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 276 201
Rank change year-on-year +46 -75 -19
Permanent jobs citing CMS 551 990 1,690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.32% 1.18% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.82% 8.27% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 485 784 1,493
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,316 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.45% -4.21% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 5,613 11,978 16,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.42% 14.32% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,447 9,237 13,089
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +33 178 £50,000 +25.00% 27
North of England +82 170 £45,000 +20.00% 33
North West +65 92 £45,000 +20.00% 20
South West +50 74 £45,000 +7.78% 17
Midlands +55 70 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Yorkshire +77 62 £40,000 +14.29% 10
West Midlands +54 43 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +75 29 £33,750 -8.78% 3
East Midlands +54 27 £70,000 +77.22% 8
East of England +53 25 £37,500 +3.01% 10
North East +20 17 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Wales +16 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 307 (55.72%) JavaScript
2 292 (52.99%) HTML
3 289 (52.45%) CSS
4 213 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (33.03%) Content Management
6 180 (32.67%) .NET
7 173 (31.40%) PHP
8 161 (29.22%) Web Development
9 135 (24.50%) Git (software)
10 130 (23.59%) Front End Development
11 120 (21.78%) Azure
11 120 (21.78%) AngularJS
12 114 (20.69%) User Experience
13 113 (20.51%) WordPress
14 111 (20.15%) C#
14 111 (20.15%) E-Commerce
15 110 (19.96%) MVC
16 104 (18.87%) HTML5
17 100 (18.15%) jQuery
18 99 (17.97%) DevOps
19 97 (17.60%) MySQL
20 87 (15.79%) ASP.NET
21 86 (15.61%) Sitecore CMS
21 86 (15.61%) Sitecore
22 85 (15.43%) Microsoft
22 85 (15.43%) React
23 84 (15.25%) Node.js
24 80 (14.52%) Umbraco
25 75 (13.61%) Vue.js
26 73 (13.25%) Marketing

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
1 113 (20.51%) WordPress
2 86 (15.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 80 (14.52%) Umbraco
4 52 (9.44%) EPiServer
5 34 (6.17%) Drupal
6 28 (5.08%) Joomla!
7 26 (4.72%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.99%) Confluence
9 12 (2.18%) Kentico
10 11 (2.00%) Apache
10 11 (2.00%) Jadu
11 10 (1.81%) Headless CMS
12 9 (1.63%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.63%) Orchard CMS
13 6 (1.09%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.91%) SAS
15 4 (0.73%) SilverStripe
16 3 (0.54%) MODX
Applications
1 30 (5.44%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.18%) Sketch
4 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.45%) Adobe XD
5 8 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.73%) GIMP
8 2 (0.36%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.36%) InDesign
8 2 (0.36%) InVision
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Figma
9 1 (0.18%) MadCap Flare
9 1 (0.18%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 60 (10.89%) Magento
2 21 (3.81%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.45%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (1.27%) SAP ERP
6 6 (1.09%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.36%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.36%) Shopify
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 120 (21.78%) Azure
2 51 (9.26%) AWS
3 29 (5.26%) SaaS
4 25 (4.54%) npm
5 20 (3.63%) GCP
6 18 (3.27%) GitHub
7 17 (3.09%) Serverless
8 13 (2.36%) PaaS
9 12 (2.18%) Office 365
9 12 (2.18%) OpenShift
10 11 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.81%) IaaS
12 9 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.09%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.91%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.73%) PowerApps
16 3 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
16 3 (0.54%) Yarn
17 2 (0.36%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.27%) DNS
2 17 (3.09%) Internet
3 11 (2.00%) FTP
4 7 (1.27%) Intranet
5 5 (0.91%) HTTP
6 3 (0.54%) Broadband
6 3 (0.54%) Skype
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) SMS
7 2 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) Extranet
8 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.60%) MySQL
2 64 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.81%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.63%) Big Data
5 9 (1.63%) HBase
5 9 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.27%) Redis
8 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.54%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 135 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.62%) JIRA
3 29 (5.26%) gulp
4 25 (4.54%) webpack
5 23 (4.17%) Grunt
6 16 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.36%) Selenium
8 12 (2.18%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.81%) Mocha
9 10 (1.81%) PHPUnit
9 10 (1.81%) Subversion
9 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.63%) Babel
10 9 (1.63%) git-flow
11 8 (1.45%) Appium
11 8 (1.45%) Calabash
11 8 (1.45%) Xdebug
12 7 (1.27%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (13.25%) Marketing
2 49 (8.89%) Finance
3 28 (5.08%) Retail
4 23 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.36%) Legal
6 6 (1.09%) Games
7 5 (0.91%) Advertising
7 5 (0.91%) Electronics
7 5 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 388 (70.42%) Developer
2 91 (16.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 81 (14.70%) Web Developer
4 79 (14.34%) PHP Developer
5 78 (14.16%) .NET Developer
6 63 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 36 (6.53%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 36 (6.53%) PHP Web Developer
8 34 (6.17%) Architect
9 29 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (3.99%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
12 21 (3.81%) HTML Developer
13 19 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.45%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.09%) CMS Developer
14 17 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (52.99%) HTML
2 289 (52.45%) CSS
3 180 (32.67%) .NET
4 120 (21.78%) AngularJS
5 104 (18.87%) HTML5
6 100 (18.15%) jQuery
7 87 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 85 (15.43%) React
9 84 (15.25%) Node.js
10 75 (13.61%) Vue.js
11 73 (13.25%) CSS3
12 61 (11.07%) Sass
13 55 (9.98%) .NET Framework
14 50 (9.07%) REST
15 44 (7.99%) Laravel
15 44 (7.99%) Web Services
16 43 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (7.26%) RESTful
17 40 (7.26%) XML
18 39 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 114 (20.69%) User Experience
2 37 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 35 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.27%) iPad
7 11 (2.00%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.27%) W3C
9 6 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.09%) Social Media
10 5 (0.91%) EPoS
11 4 (0.73%) FMCG
11 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.54%) NHS
12 3 (0.54%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.54%) Vector Graphics
13 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.72%) Linux
2 31 (5.63%) Android
3 30 (5.44%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.81%) Windows
5 19 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (33.03%) Content Management
3 161 (29.22%) Web Development
4 130 (23.59%) Front End Development
5 111 (20.15%) E-Commerce
6 110 (19.96%) MVC
7 99 (17.97%) DevOps
8 66 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (10.53%) TDD
11 57 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 55 (9.98%) CRM
12 55 (9.98%) Software Engineering
13 49 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 49 (8.89%) SEO
14 48 (8.71%) Scrum
15 46 (8.35%) Microservices
16 38 (6.90%) Unit Testing
17 36 (6.53%) Project Management
18 35 (6.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 307 (55.72%) JavaScript
2 173 (31.40%) PHP
3 111 (20.15%) C#
4 54 (9.80%) Java
5 39 (7.08%) SQL
6 24 (4.36%) TypeScript
7 18 (3.27%) ES6
8 16 (2.90%) PHP 7
9 15 (2.72%) Python
10 10 (1.81%) C
11 9 (1.63%) Scala
12 8 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.91%) Go
14 4 (0.73%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.73%) Dart
14 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.54%) C++
15 3 (0.54%) ES8
15 3 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 28 (5.08%) Degree
2 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.54%) MCSD
4 9 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.91%) ISEB
6 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.73%) MCPD
7 3 (0.54%) APMP
8 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.72%) QA
2 9 (1.63%) WCAG
3 3 (0.54%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.72%) Docker
2 9 (1.63%) HDFS
3 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (3.99%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.63%) Kibana
3 7 (1.27%) cPanel
4 4 (0.73%) Ansible
5 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.54%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (15.61%) Sitecore
2 85 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.99%) Adobe
4 19 (3.45%) Google
5 16 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.63%) HubSpot
7 9 (1.63%) IBM
7 9 (1.63%) Oracle
8 8 (1.45%) SAP
9 7 (1.27%) Zend
10 6 (1.09%) Marketo
10 6 (1.09%) Pardot
11 5 (0.91%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.73%) Avaya
12 4 (0.73%) Capita
13 3 (0.54%) Brightcove
13 3 (0.54%) Optimizely
14 2 (0.36%) hybris
14 2 (0.36%) WooCommerce