Content Management System (CMS)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring CMS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited CMS over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 348 369 304
Rank change year-on-year +21 -65 -59
Permanent jobs citing CMS 807 806 2,314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.87% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.57% 7.82% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 675 618 975
10th Percentile £27,750 £35,000 £28,656
25th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £35,909
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £64,750 £67,500 £65,625
90th Percentile £75,772 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.22% +14.12% -5.56%

All Application Platform Skills
UK

CMS falls under the Application Platforms category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring application platform skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,667 10,303 24,168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.71% 11.14% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,124 7,261 11,556
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,043 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.16% +0.08% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £48,759 £45,500
% change year-on-year -12.84% +7.16% +1.11%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the UK

CMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CMS in the UK

CMS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMS over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +35 741 £47,500 -13.64% 165
UK excluding London +24 548 £45,000 -7.22% 117
Work from Home +61 339 £50,000 -12.28% 84
London +49 233 £51,000 -21.54% 60
South East -59 167 £52,500 +10.53% 32
North of England +66 135 £44,000 -7.37% 42
South West -22 76 £61,500 +36.67% 12
North West +16 74 £42,500 -15.00% 24
Midlands +3 73 £42,500 +9.68% 18
East of England +2 55 £42,500 -37.04% 7
Yorkshire +91 52 £45,000 +1.12% 12
East Midlands -7 37 £42,500 +10.39% 13
West Midlands +8 36 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Northern Ireland +33 16 £33,500 -4.29% 3
Scotland -58 16 £60,000 - 6
Wales +6 10 £31,250 -51.92% 1
North East -25 9 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Channel Islands - 1 £57,500 -

CMS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 144 (17.84%) WordPress
2 120 (14.87%) Umbraco
3 79 (9.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 61 (7.56%) Drupal
5 57 (7.06%) Kentico
6 56 (6.94%) Headless CMS
7 46 (5.70%) IIS
8 24 (2.97%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.23%) Apache
9 18 (2.23%) EPiServer
10 15 (1.86%) nginx
11 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Exchange
12 10 (1.24%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.74%) Confluence
14 6 (0.74%) DNN
14 6 (0.74%) Immediacy CMS
14 6 (0.74%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 58 (7.19%) Photoshop
2 43 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (1.12%) InDesign
8 8 (0.99%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.74%) Trello
11 5 (0.62%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.50%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.50%) Maya
13 2 (0.25%) Windchill
14 1 (0.12%) Elementor
14 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 38 (4.71%) SDL Web 8
2 24 (2.97%) Magento
3 23 (2.85%) Shopify
4 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.12%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 148 (18.34%) Azure
2 95 (11.77%) AWS
3 72 (8.92%) Azure DevOps
4 56 (6.94%) Google Analytics
5 41 (5.08%) Kontent
6 28 (3.47%) GitHub
7 26 (3.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 26 (3.22%) Microsoft 365
8 22 (2.73%) SaaS
9 19 (2.35%) NuGet
10 15 (1.86%) Figma
11 14 (1.73%) Canva
12 13 (1.61%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.36%) Google Tag Manager
13 11 (1.36%) npm
13 11 (1.36%) PaaS
14 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (0.99%) Basecamp
16 7 (0.87%) IaaS
16 7 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.34%) DNS
2 18 (2.23%) Firewall
3 17 (2.11%) Internet
4 15 (1.86%) Intranet
5 13 (1.61%) SSL
6 9 (1.12%) Extranet
7 8 (0.99%) MPLS
7 8 (0.99%) SD-WAN
7 8 (0.99%) WAN
8 6 (0.74%) SAN
9 5 (0.62%) NAS
9 5 (0.62%) Skype
9 5 (0.62%) VoIP
10 4 (0.50%) HTTP
11 2 (0.25%) Multicast
11 2 (0.25%) SNA
11 2 (0.25%) VPN
12 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) SMTP
12 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.32%) MySQL
3 14 (1.73%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.24%) Power BI
5 9 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.50%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.50%) MS Access
9 4 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.37%) Redis
11 2 (0.25%) DB2
11 2 (0.25%) DTS
11 2 (0.25%) DynamoDB
11 2 (0.25%) Looker
11 2 (0.25%) Metadata
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 156 (19.33%) Git
2 65 (8.05%) JIRA
3 46 (5.70%) Visual Studio
4 41 (5.08%) Moq
5 38 (4.71%) NUnit
5 38 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.48%) GitLab
6 20 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (2.35%) git-flow
7 19 (2.35%) Sourcetree
7 19 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.87%) webpack
11 6 (0.74%) gulp
12 5 (0.62%) Selenium
13 3 (0.37%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.37%) Grunt
14 2 (0.25%) Bower
14 2 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 257 (31.85%) Marketing
2 211 (26.15%) Social Skills
3 61 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (7.43%) Finance
5 44 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 39 (4.83%) Retail
7 38 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
8 35 (4.34%) Legal
9 27 (3.35%) Publishing
10 22 (2.73%) Law
11 16 (1.98%) Advertising
12 15 (1.86%) Public Sector
13 13 (1.61%) Automotive
14 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.99%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.74%) Banking
15 6 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
15 6 (0.74%) Games
15 6 (0.74%) Local Government
15 6 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 381 (47.21%) Developer
2 162 (20.07%) Senior
3 124 (15.37%) Senior Developer
4 106 (13.14%) .NET Developer
5 82 (10.16%) Web Developer
6 80 (9.91%) CMS Developer
7 79 (9.79%) C# Developer
8 74 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 68 (8.43%) Senior C# Developer
10 65 (8.05%) Applications Developer
11 63 (7.81%) .NET Applications Developer
12 60 (7.43%) Project Manager
13 58 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
14 55 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 55 (6.82%) Lead
15 49 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
15 49 (6.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 49 (6.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 48 (5.95%) C# Application Developer
17 47 (5.82%) Senior C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (32.09%) HTML
2 251 (31.10%) CSS
3 250 (30.98%) .NET
4 166 (20.57%) React
5 163 (20.20%) ASP.NET
6 130 (16.11%) .NET Framework
7 93 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (11.40%) jQuery
9 91 (11.28%) RESTful
10 80 (9.91%) .NET Core
11 71 (8.80%) Web Services
12 62 (7.68%) Entity Framework
13 58 (7.19%) SOAP
14 52 (6.44%) Next.js
15 51 (6.32%) XML
16 50 (6.20%) Vue
17 44 (5.45%) Node.js
17 44 (5.45%) REST
18 42 (5.20%) AngularJS
19 39 (4.83%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.18%) Social Media
2 57 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.71%) Legacy Code
5 30 (3.72%) Blog
6 28 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.22%) Graphic Design
7 26 (3.22%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.85%) Digital Signage
9 18 (2.23%) Product Ownership
10 16 (1.98%) Video Editing
11 11 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.36%) Marketing Technology
12 9 (1.12%) e-Learning
13 8 (0.99%) NHS
13 8 (0.99%) Operational Technology
14 7 (0.87%) CMDB
14 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.87%) Learning Management System
15 6 (0.74%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.07%) Windows
2 23 (2.85%) Android
3 16 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.36%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.24%) Linux
7 4 (0.50%) VMS
8 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (28.62%) Content Management
2 204 (25.28%) Web Development
3 185 (22.92%) E-Commerce
4 154 (19.08%) DevOps
5 153 (18.96%) MVC
6 152 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (18.59%) Agile
8 126 (15.61%) CRM
9 120 (14.87%) Full Stack Development
10 108 (13.38%) Project Management
11 101 (12.52%) SEO
12 100 (12.39%) User Experience
13 89 (11.03%) Analytics
14 87 (10.78%) Project Delivery
15 71 (8.80%) Front End Development
16 67 (8.30%) Scrum
17 66 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
18 52 (6.44%) Computer Science
18 52 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
19 51 (6.32%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 299 (37.05%) JavaScript
2 207 (25.65%) C#
3 144 (17.84%) SQL
4 117 (14.50%) PHP
5 59 (7.31%) T-SQL
6 35 (4.34%) XPath
7 33 (4.09%) TypeScript
8 15 (1.86%) Python
9 13 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.36%) Java
11 8 (0.99%) C
12 6 (0.74%) C++
13 3 (0.37%) Bash
13 3 (0.37%) JSX
14 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.25%) Go
14 2 (0.25%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.25%) Kusto Query Language
14 2 (0.25%) VB
14 2 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (15.49%) Degree
2 12 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.24%) DV Cleared
3 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.87%) HND
5 5 (0.62%) CCNA
5 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.62%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.62%) MCSE
6 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.25%) ISEB
7 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CIPD
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.08%) Accessibility
1 41 (5.08%) QA
2 16 (1.98%) GDPR
3 10 (1.24%) SLA
4 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.50%) WCAG
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 38 (4.71%) Docker
2 16 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.24%) SCOM
2 7 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.37%) Plesk
4 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.12%) cPanel
5 1 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 90 (11.15%) Adobe
3 79 (9.79%) Sitecore
4 78 (9.67%) Google
5 46 (5.70%) Optimizely
6 19 (2.35%) Cognizant
7 18 (2.23%) WooCommerce
8 16 (1.98%) Salesforce
9 13 (1.61%) HP
9 13 (1.61%) Instagram
10 12 (1.49%) Marketo
11 11 (1.36%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.24%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.24%) Riverbed
13 8 (0.99%) Apple
13 8 (0.99%) Meraki
13 8 (0.99%) SAP
14 7 (0.87%) Facebook
14 7 (0.87%) HubSpot
15 6 (0.74%) Twitter