Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 176 154
Rank change year-on-year +1 -22 -44
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3617 3885 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 1.96% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.38% 10.54% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 3418 3938
UK median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31787 36843 41906
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.99% 18.60% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25644 31335 34675
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the UK

CMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CMS in the UK

CMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 16 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 16 August 2017. 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
England +6 3400 £45,000 +5.88% 251
UK excluding London -9 1967 £38,750 +3.33% 153
London +13 1583 £52,500 +5.00% 118
South East 0 593 £41,750 -1.76% 44
North of England -20 504 £40,000 +14.29% 42
Midlands +19 319 £35,000 +11.11% 22
North West -16 279 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire -14 206 £37,500 +7.14% 18
South West -12 200 £35,000 -6.67% 20
East of England -10 198 £36,500 -2.67% 4
West Midlands -41 168 £35,000 +16.67% 12
East Midlands +71 149 £35,000 -9.09% 9
Scotland -25 113 £37,500 -2.60% 18
Wales +2 41 £37,500 +19.05% 3
North East +19 19 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Northern Ireland -16 2 £22,500 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CMS.

1 1921 (53.11%) HTML
2 1862 (51.48%) JavaScript
3 1828 (50.54%) CSS
4 1357 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1314 (36.33%) .NET
6 1136 (31.41%) C#
7 1106 (30.58%) MVC
8 995 (27.51%) Content Management
9 994 (27.48%) Web Development
10 931 (25.74%) jQuery
11 837 (23.14%) PHP
12 831 (22.97%) ASP.NET
13 829 (22.92%) SQL Server
14 778 (21.51%) HTML5
15 775 (21.43%) AngularJS
16 773 (21.37%) E-Commerce
17 688 (19.02%) SQL
18 686 (18.97%) Marketing
19 655 (18.11%) Microsoft
20 617 (17.06%) Sitecore CMS
20 617 (17.06%) Sitecore
21 608 (16.81%) Scrum
22 588 (16.26%) Git (software)
23 564 (15.59%) Finance
24 562 (15.54%) User Experience
25 548 (15.15%) Umbraco
26 541 (14.96%) TDD
27 486 (13.44%) CSS3
28 473 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
29 467 (12.91%) MySQL

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
1 617 (17.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 548 (15.15%) Umbraco
3 398 (11.00%) WordPress
4 315 (8.71%) Drupal
5 275 (7.60%) EPiServer
6 167 (4.62%) Apache
7 149 (4.12%) WebSphere
8 137 (3.79%) Kentico
9 123 (3.40%) IIS
10 118 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 103 (2.85%) Apache Solr
12 87 (2.41%) SharePoint
13 86 (2.38%) Sitefinity
14 85 (2.35%) Confluence
15 75 (2.07%) Joomla!
15 75 (2.07%) Tomcat
16 62 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
17 52 (1.44%) CoreMedia CMS
18 50 (1.38%) nginx
19 36 (1.00%) DNN
Applications
1 197 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 133 (3.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 103 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
4 64 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 48 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 43 (1.19%) InDesign
7 28 (0.77%) MS Visio
8 23 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 22 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
10 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
11 8 (0.22%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.17%) EngageOne
12 6 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
13 5 (0.14%) Camtasia
13 5 (0.14%) GIMP
13 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.11%) InVision
15 3 (0.083%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 186 (5.14%) Magento
2 56 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 31 (0.86%) Eloqua
4 31 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
5 29 (0.80%) WebTrends
6 20 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 19 (0.53%) Shopify
8 17 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
9 14 (0.39%) OpenCart
10 11 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.30%) SessionCam
10 11 (0.30%) Social Studio
10 11 (0.30%) Unica
11 10 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
12 9 (0.25%) nopCommerce
13 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 259 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 178 (4.92%) SaaS
4 125 (3.46%) Google Analytics
5 120 (3.32%) GitHub
6 83 (2.29%) PaaS
7 76 (2.10%) IaaS
8 44 (1.22%) Office 365
9 25 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.41%) G Suite
11 14 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 14 (0.39%) Sage Pay
12 13 (0.36%) MailChimp
13 12 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 11 (0.30%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.28%) Basecamp
15 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.73%) Internet
2 99 (2.74%) DNS
3 96 (2.65%) HTTP
4 73 (2.02%) Intranet
5 48 (1.33%) Firewall
6 38 (1.05%) WAN
7 37 (1.02%) BGP
8 34 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 32 (0.88%) LAN
9 32 (0.88%) VPN
10 30 (0.83%) OSPF
10 30 (0.83%) Wireless
11 27 (0.75%) DHCP
11 27 (0.75%) VoIP
12 26 (0.72%) SSL
13 25 (0.69%) MPLS
13 25 (0.69%) Unified Communications
14 24 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (0.66%) EIGRP
15 22 (0.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 467 (12.91%) MySQL
3 149 (4.12%) NoSQL
4 127 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 96 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 89 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 84 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 73 (2.02%) Big Data
9 53 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 36 (1.00%) Redis
13 32 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (0.61%) Couchbase
16 22 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
18 15 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 588 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 256 (7.08%) JIRA
3 237 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 222 (6.14%) Visual Studio
5 165 (4.56%) Jenkins
6 145 (4.01%) Subversion
7 135 (3.73%) NUnit
8 130 (3.59%) gulp
9 111 (3.07%) Selenium
10 84 (2.32%) Grunt
11 74 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 53 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 51 (1.41%) JUnit
14 42 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 39 (1.08%) Bitbucket
15 39 (1.08%) Mocha
16 34 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
17 32 (0.88%) MSTest
18 31 (0.86%) JMeter
18 31 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 686 (18.97%) Marketing
2 564 (15.59%) Finance
3 303 (8.38%) Retail
4 142 (3.93%) Advertising
5 134 (3.70%) Publishing
6 119 (3.29%) Banking
7 92 (2.54%) Games
8 86 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 85 (2.35%) Legal
10 73 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 72 (1.99%) Back Office
12 64 (1.77%) Multimedia
13 60 (1.66%) Automotive
14 57 (1.58%) Electronics
15 41 (1.13%) Military
16 38 (1.05%) Law
17 21 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.58%) Online Betting
18 12 (0.33%) Front Office
19 7 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2248 (62.15%) Developer
2 719 (19.88%) .NET Developer
3 485 (13.41%) Web Developer
4 430 (11.89%) PHP Developer
5 385 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 364 (10.06%) C# Developer
7 299 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 294 (8.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 219 (6.05%) HTML Developer
9 219 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 181 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 180 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 177 (4.89%) Architect
13 162 (4.48%) Analyst
14 161 (4.45%) HTML CSS Developer
15 156 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
16 155 (4.29%) CMS Developer
17 147 (4.06%) Lead Developer
18 144 (3.98%) .NET Web Developer
19 138 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1921 (53.11%) HTML
2 1828 (50.54%) CSS
3 1314 (36.33%) .NET
4 931 (25.74%) jQuery
5 831 (22.97%) ASP.NET
6 778 (21.51%) HTML5
7 775 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 486 (13.44%) CSS3
9 473 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 404 (11.17%) Web Services
11 336 (9.29%) Node.js
12 311 (8.60%) .NET Framework
12 311 (8.60%) Sass
13 290 (8.02%) XML
14 252 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 236 (6.52%) React
16 235 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 229 (6.33%) Ajax
17 229 (6.33%) RESTful
18 228 (6.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 562 (15.54%) User Experience
2 256 (7.08%) Mobile App
3 180 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (3.95%) Social Media
5 117 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 105 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 84 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 67 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 63 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 48 (1.33%) iPad
11 44 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 44 (1.22%) e-Learning
11 44 (1.22%) W3C
12 41 (1.13%) Graphic Design
13 40 (1.11%) Blog
14 34 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 26 (0.72%) Virtual Team
16 24 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
16 24 (0.66%) Online Games
17 21 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 284 (7.85%) Linux
2 236 (6.52%) Windows
3 143 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 129 (3.57%) Android
5 113 (3.12%) Windows Server
6 63 (1.74%) Unix
7 47 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 47 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.69%) CentOS
11 20 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.25%) Solaris
14 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.14%) VMS
15 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.055%) HPUX
16 2 (0.055%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1357 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1106 (30.58%) MVC
3 995 (27.51%) Content Management
4 994 (27.48%) Web Development
5 773 (21.37%) E-Commerce
6 608 (16.81%) Scrum
7 541 (14.96%) TDD
8 409 (11.31%) Front End Development
9 381 (10.53%) CRM
10 358 (9.90%) OO
11 338 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
12 316 (8.74%) Analytics
13 306 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 262 (7.24%) SEO
15 256 (7.08%) Open Source
16 255 (7.05%) SDLC
17 253 (6.99%) BDD
18 252 (6.97%) Project Management
19 241 (6.66%) Digital Marketing
20 222 (6.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1862 (51.48%) JavaScript
2 1136 (31.41%) C#
3 837 (23.14%) PHP
4 688 (19.02%) SQL
5 463 (12.80%) Java
6 142 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 99 (2.74%) Python
8 57 (1.58%) Ruby
9 51 (1.41%) ES6
10 49 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 43 (1.19%) C
11 43 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 36 (1.00%) XPath
13 28 (0.77%) Groovy
14 27 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 26 (0.72%) VB
16 21 (0.58%) ECMAScript
16 21 (0.58%) PowerShell
17 20 (0.55%) PHP 5
18 19 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 322 (8.90%) Degree
2 58 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 36 (1.00%) ISEB
6 30 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (0.69%) CCNP
8 22 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 19 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.47%) CCIE
10 17 (0.47%) CCVP
11 16 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.36%) MCP
13 11 (0.30%) CBAP
13 11 (0.30%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.28%) MCSE
15 9 (0.25%) CCNP Voice
15 9 (0.25%) MCSA
16 8 (0.22%) MCTS
16 8 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (5.50%) QA
2 56 (1.55%) SLA
3 29 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.50%) WCAG
6 17 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.30%) PMO
8 5 (0.14%) Section 508
9 3 (0.083%) GCP
9 3 (0.083%) GDPR
9 3 (0.083%) TickIT
9 3 (0.083%) WAI
10 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.055%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.028%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
System Software
1 82 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 73 (2.02%) Docker
3 32 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.47%) vSphere
6 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.14%) Samba
7 5 (0.14%) Varnish
7 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.11%) LXC
9 3 (0.083%) KVM
9 3 (0.083%) NFS
9 3 (0.083%) vCloud
10 2 (0.055%) Gluster
10 2 (0.055%) XenApp
11 1 (0.028%) Firmware
11 1 (0.028%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (1.41%) Puppet
2 38 (1.05%) Ansible
3 33 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 24 (0.66%) Nagios
5 22 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
6 17 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 14 (0.39%) SCCM
8 13 (0.36%) TeamSite
9 11 (0.30%) MOM
10 9 (0.25%) cPanel
10 9 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.22%) Terraform
12 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.11%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.11%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.11%) Kibana
13 4 (0.11%) Salt
13 4 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 655 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 617 (17.06%) Sitecore
3 331 (9.15%) Adobe
4 209 (5.78%) Oracle
5 170 (4.70%) Google
6 134 (3.70%) hybris
7 129 (3.57%) IBM
8 103 (2.85%) ATG
9 98 (2.71%) SAP
10 76 (2.10%) Demandware
11 66 (1.82%) Zend
12 61 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 58 (1.60%) VMware
14 53 (1.47%) Xamarin
15 40 (1.11%) Cisco
16 39 (1.08%) Alterian
17 34 (0.94%) Apple
18 33 (0.91%) Marketo
19 30 (0.83%) Twitter
20 28 (0.77%) Red Hat