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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 291 230 257
Rank change year-on-year -61 +27 +15
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2,172 1,355 1,208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.49% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 10.95% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1,084 943
10th Percentile £28,625 £31,250 £27,600
25th Percentile £35,625 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +13.92%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 23,534 12,373 13,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.46% 13.62% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11,097 9,086 10,830
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,156 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,958 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +5.56% +4.65%

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 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 17 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 20 May 2022. 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 -58 1,937 £50,000 - 180
London -5 1,192 £57,500 - 93
Work from Home -69 1,041 £47,500 -5.00% 81
UK excluding London -105 780 £42,500 -10.53% 91
South East -72 251 £44,000 -12.00% 18
North of England -112 193 £40,899 -9.11% 35
Midlands -59 116 £48,722 +8.27% 14
Yorkshire -42 110 £42,074 +0.18% 14
East of England -37 89 £37,500 -21.05% 13
North West -124 81 £40,000 -15.79% 20
South West -70 78 £42,500 -2.86% 8
West Midlands -61 61 £48,722 +8.27% 10
East Midlands -21 55 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland -46 40 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Northern Ireland -14 12 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Wales -45 5 £52,500 +50.00% 1
North East -15 2 £50,000 +8.11% 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for CMS.

1 1,088 (50.09%) JavaScript
2 1,057 (48.66%) Agile
3 991 (45.63%) HTML
4 876 (40.33%) CSS
5 647 (29.79%) Content Management
6 620 (28.55%) User Experience
7 599 (27.58%) React
8 544 (25.05%) Marketing
9 505 (23.25%) Git (software)
10 491 (22.61%) Social Skills
11 455 (20.95%) DevOps
11 455 (20.95%) Web Development
12 416 (19.15%) AWS
13 410 (18.88%) Analytics
13 410 (18.88%) SQL
14 403 (18.55%) E-Commerce
15 396 (18.23%) .NET
16 384 (17.68%) Azure
17 380 (17.50%) PHP
18 375 (17.27%) Software Engineering
19 356 (16.39%) C#
20 349 (16.07%) Node.js
21 345 (15.88%) AngularJS
22 341 (15.70%) Java
22 341 (15.70%) Front End Development
23 336 (15.47%) TypeScript
24 333 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
25 315 (14.50%) Finance
26 312 (14.36%) Sass
27 303 (13.95%) CI/CD

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 282 (12.98%) WordPress
2 222 (10.22%) Headless CMS
3 212 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 193 (8.89%) Umbraco
5 112 (5.16%) Drupal
6 105 (4.83%) Confluence
7 90 (4.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 75 (3.45%) EPiServer
9 66 (3.04%) Apache
9 66 (3.04%) SharePoint
10 64 (2.95%) IIS
11 58 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
12 47 (2.16%) Kentico
13 30 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 23 (1.06%) Camunda
14 23 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
15 20 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.69%) Sitefinity
17 13 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 65 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 64 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
4 53 (2.44%) Chatbot
5 40 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 39 (1.80%) Sketch
7 37 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 36 (1.66%) InVision
9 29 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (1.01%) Campfire
11 12 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
12 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (0.46%) MS Visio
14 9 (0.41%) InDesign
15 8 (0.37%) Adobe XD
16 6 (0.28%) FrameMaker
16 6 (0.28%) UserZoom
17 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
17 3 (0.14%) Zeplin
18 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 77 (3.55%) Shopify
2 50 (2.30%) Magento
3 33 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.51%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.28%) Odoo
8 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.23%) Workfront
10 4 (0.18%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.14%) Social Studio
11 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
12 2 (0.092%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.092%) Raiser's Edge
12 2 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.092%) Teamcenter
13 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.046%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 416 (19.15%) AWS
2 384 (17.68%) Azure
3 210 (9.67%) Serverless
4 147 (6.77%) SaaS
5 142 (6.54%) GitHub
6 134 (6.17%) GCP
7 130 (5.99%) Google Analytics
8 102 (4.70%) npm
9 78 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
10 73 (3.36%) Amplience
11 65 (2.99%) Power Platform
12 64 (2.95%) Figma
13 61 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 52 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
15 51 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
15 51 (2.35%) PaaS
16 44 (2.03%) IaaS
17 41 (1.89%) Amazon S3
18 38 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
18 38 (1.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.39%) HTTP
2 47 (2.16%) Intranet
3 45 (2.07%) DNS
4 42 (1.93%) Broadband
5 35 (1.61%) Internet
6 22 (1.01%) SSH
7 21 (0.97%) Extranet
8 20 (0.92%) DMZ
8 20 (0.92%) FTP
9 16 (0.74%) DHCP
10 12 (0.55%) SSL
11 9 (0.41%) LAN
11 9 (0.41%) WAN
12 7 (0.32%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.23%) VPN
14 3 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.092%) WebEx
16 1 (0.046%) 4G
16 1 (0.046%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (10.08%) MySQL
2 171 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 142 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 130 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 107 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
6 82 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 51 (2.35%) Power BI
8 41 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 28 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
13 19 (0.87%) Spork
14 17 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.74%) Metadata
16 14 (0.64%) Big Data
16 14 (0.64%) MariaDB
17 13 (0.60%) Redis
18 12 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.55%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 505 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 219 (10.08%) JIRA
3 106 (4.88%) webpack
4 96 (4.42%) Jenkins
5 91 (4.19%) Maven
6 73 (3.36%) Gradle
7 67 (3.08%) gulp
8 60 (2.76%) JUnit
8 60 (2.76%) Mocha
9 59 (2.72%) Grunt
10 56 (2.58%) GitLab
11 54 (2.49%) Cypress.io
12 51 (2.35%) Bitbucket
13 46 (2.12%) Visual Studio
14 44 (2.03%) Subversion
15 40 (1.84%) Cucumber
16 39 (1.80%) Babel
17 37 (1.70%) Selenium
18 35 (1.61%) Xcode
19 28 (1.29%) Mockito
General
1 544 (25.05%) Marketing
2 491 (22.61%) Social Skills
3 315 (14.50%) Finance
4 207 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
5 179 (8.24%) Publishing
6 171 (7.87%) Retail
7 133 (6.12%) Games
8 118 (5.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 115 (5.29%) Advertising
9 115 (5.29%) Banking
10 87 (4.01%) Organisational Skills
11 66 (3.04%) Legal
12 56 (2.58%) Telecoms
13 52 (2.39%) Public Sector
14 47 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
15 36 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
16 30 (1.38%) Law
17 25 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 15 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,052 (48.43%) Developer
2 243 (11.19%) Senior Developer
3 197 (9.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 194 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 174 (8.01%) Web Developer
6 160 (7.37%) .NET Developer
7 137 (6.31%) PHP Developer
8 130 (5.99%) Analyst
9 125 (5.76%) Architect
10 124 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
11 83 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 69 (3.18%) Junior
13 66 (3.04%) Lead Developer
14 65 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
15 59 (2.72%) Digital Developer
16 58 (2.67%) Software Developer
17 56 (2.58%) Junior Developer
18 53 (2.44%) Designer
18 53 (2.44%) Project Manager
19 52 (2.39%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 991 (45.63%) HTML
2 876 (40.33%) CSS
3 599 (27.58%) React
4 396 (18.23%) .NET
5 349 (16.07%) Node.js
6 345 (15.88%) AngularJS
7 312 (14.36%) Sass
8 284 (13.08%) HTML5
9 244 (11.23%) REST
10 224 (10.31%) Vue.js
11 197 (9.07%) GraphQL
12 173 (7.97%) jQuery
13 161 (7.41%) RESTful
14 158 (7.27%) CSS3
15 147 (6.77%) ASP.NET
16 130 (5.99%) .NET Core
17 109 (5.02%) Spring
18 108 (4.97%) .NET Framework
19 106 (4.88%) Next.js
20 101 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 620 (28.55%) User Experience
2 168 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 99 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 91 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 89 (4.10%) Blog
6 88 (4.05%) Social Media
7 52 (2.39%) Legacy Code
8 47 (2.16%) iPad
9 44 (2.03%) Cloud Native
10 35 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 29 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (1.24%) iPhone
14 24 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
15 23 (1.06%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.06%) W3C
16 22 (1.01%) Life Science
17 21 (0.97%) Graphic Design
18 20 (0.92%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 107 (4.93%) Windows
2 106 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 73 (3.36%) Linux
4 69 (3.18%) Android
5 38 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 21 (0.97%) Unix
7 20 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.14%) Solaris
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.092%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.046%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (48.66%) Agile
2 647 (29.79%) Content Management
3 455 (20.95%) DevOps
3 455 (20.95%) Web Development
4 410 (18.88%) Analytics
5 403 (18.55%) E-Commerce
6 375 (17.27%) Software Engineering
7 341 (15.70%) Front End Development
8 333 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
9 303 (13.95%) CI/CD
10 298 (13.72%) Scrum
11 282 (12.98%) SEO
12 273 (12.57%) Full Stack Development
13 251 (11.56%) UX Design
14 241 (11.10%) TDD
15 233 (10.73%) MVC
16 229 (10.54%) Project Management
17 216 (9.94%) Microservices
18 204 (9.39%) CRM
19 195 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,088 (50.09%) JavaScript
2 410 (18.88%) SQL
3 380 (17.50%) PHP
4 356 (16.39%) C#
5 341 (15.70%) Java
6 336 (15.47%) TypeScript
7 239 (11.00%) Python
8 99 (4.56%) ES6
9 90 (4.14%) Ruby
10 55 (2.53%) Go
11 51 (2.35%) C
11 51 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.84%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.57%) Apple Swift
14 27 (1.24%) Objective-C
15 22 (1.01%) Rust
16 15 (0.69%) Bash
17 14 (0.64%) JSX
18 13 (0.60%) Kotlin
19 12 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (9.30%) Degree
2 72 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.37%) ISEB
5 8 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.18%) PMP
9 4 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.14%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (10.45%) Accessibility
2 225 (10.36%) QA
3 65 (2.99%) GDPR
4 57 (2.62%) WCAG
5 19 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.41%) PMO
8 7 (0.32%) GxP
9 6 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 6 (0.28%) PSD2
9 6 (0.28%) SLA
10 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.18%) WAI
11 1 (0.046%) CDISC
System Software
1 274 (12.62%) Docker
2 26 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 112 (5.16%) Kubernetes
2 52 (2.39%) Terraform
3 34 (1.57%) Ansible
4 23 (1.06%) Istio
5 22 (1.01%) Kibana
6 18 (0.83%) Puppet
7 12 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.18%) Bugsnag
11 3 (0.14%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.092%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.046%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.046%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.046%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.046%) MIIS
13 1 (0.046%) SCCM
13 1 (0.046%) WSUS
Vendors
1 284 (13.08%) Google
2 244 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 241 (11.10%) Adobe
4 212 (9.76%) Sitecore
5 71 (3.27%) Oracle
5 71 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (1.93%) Apple
7 40 (1.84%) Optimizely
8 39 (1.80%) IBM
9 35 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 30 (1.38%) Facebook
10 30 (1.38%) Pardot
10 30 (1.38%) Twitter
11 26 (1.20%) hybris
12 23 (1.06%) Confluent
12 23 (1.06%) YouTube
13 21 (0.97%) ATG
14 20 (0.92%) Cisco
15 14 (0.64%) Demandware
16 13 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud