Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 182 191
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 -31
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2,741 3,447 3,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.94% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.43% 10.94% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 2,983 3,025
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% +13.57% -1.41%

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 26,269 31,506 34,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.24% 17.70% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21,129 25,468 29,330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -24 2,625 £45,000 - 579
UK excluding London -28 1,471 £40,000 +0.63% 413
London -18 1,231 £55,000 - 190
South East +8 570 £45,000 +5.88% 86
North of England -50 299 £40,000 +6.67% 145
Midlands -39 224 £37,500 +7.14% 71
South West +4 183 £35,000 - 64
West Midlands -8 178 £37,500 +7.14% 40
Yorkshire -4 142 £40,000 +14.29% 64
North West -60 141 £40,000 - 59
East of England -21 117 £40,000 +14.29% 24
Scotland -14 46 £37,500 -6.25% 15
East Midlands -55 44 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Wales -1 27 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North East -3 16 £37,500 -2.68% 22
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland +1 2 £38,250 +39.09%

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 1,511 (55.13%) JavaScript
2 1,452 (52.97%) HTML
3 1,255 (45.79%) CSS
4 1,012 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 898 (32.76%) .NET
6 824 (30.06%) Content Management
7 778 (28.38%) C#
8 716 (26.12%) Web Development
9 670 (24.44%) MVC
10 641 (23.39%) jQuery
11 625 (22.80%) PHP
12 576 (21.01%) AngularJS
13 575 (20.98%) SQL
14 556 (20.28%) HTML5
15 536 (19.55%) Marketing
16 512 (18.68%) SQL Server
17 501 (18.28%) ASP.NET
18 456 (16.64%) Git (software)
19 445 (16.23%) User Experience
20 439 (16.02%) Finance
21 432 (15.76%) E-Commerce
22 423 (15.43%) Umbraco
23 417 (15.21%) Sitecore CMS
23 417 (15.21%) Sitecore
24 409 (14.92%) MySQL
25 390 (14.23%) CSS3
26 376 (13.72%) WordPress
26 376 (13.72%) Microsoft
27 368 (13.43%) Degree
28 366 (13.35%) Front End Development

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
1 423 (15.43%) Umbraco
2 417 (15.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 376 (13.72%) WordPress
4 237 (8.65%) EPiServer
5 179 (6.53%) Drupal
6 110 (4.01%) Apache
7 109 (3.98%) Kentico
7 109 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 97 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 73 (2.66%) IIS
10 66 (2.41%) nginx
10 66 (2.41%) Sitefinity
11 55 (2.01%) Confluence
11 55 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.17%) DNN
13 29 (1.06%) Immediacy CMS
14 28 (1.02%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.88%) Marvel
16 22 (0.80%) concrete5
17 19 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 118 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 63 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 47 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 23 (0.84%) InVision
8 18 (0.66%) InDesign
9 12 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
10 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.33%) Chatbot
12 9 (0.33%) FrameMaker
13 6 (0.22%) Doxygen
14 5 (0.18%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.18%) Camtasia
15 4 (0.15%) EngageOne
16 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.11%) Snapchat
17 2 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 116 (4.23%) Magento
2 58 (2.12%) SAP Hybris
3 41 (1.50%) Eloqua
4 27 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.80%) SDL Web 8
6 21 (0.77%) Shopify
7 14 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
8 10 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 9 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.29%) Misys Midas
11 7 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
11 7 (0.26%) Visualfiles
12 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.15%) OpenCart
15 1 (0.036%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
15 1 (0.036%) CiviCRM
15 1 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 313 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
1 313 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (4.27%) npm
3 90 (3.28%) Google Analytics
4 89 (3.25%) SaaS
5 81 (2.96%) GitHub
6 52 (1.90%) IaaS
7 48 (1.75%) Office 365
8 44 (1.61%) PaaS
9 41 (1.50%) Serverless
10 35 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 25 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 23 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 22 (0.80%) CloudFront
15 19 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.68%) Internet
2 65 (2.37%) Intranet
3 57 (2.08%) DNS
4 50 (1.82%) HTTP
5 39 (1.42%) Unified Communications
6 37 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 35 (1.28%) Telepresence
7 35 (1.28%) WAN
8 32 (1.17%) VoIP
9 31 (1.13%) Ethernet
9 31 (1.13%) LAN
10 28 (1.02%) H.323
11 25 (0.91%) Firewall
12 22 (0.80%) SSL
13 21 (0.77%) MPLS
14 20 (0.73%) SAN
15 19 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (0.69%) Wireless
16 18 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 409 (14.92%) MySQL
3 160 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 153 (5.58%) MongoDB
5 73 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.23%) Big Data
7 47 (1.71%) CouchDB
8 44 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.35%) Couchbase
12 31 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
13 29 (1.06%) Blockchain
14 26 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.77%) Redis
19 19 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 456 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 179 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 174 (6.35%) gulp
4 157 (5.73%) JIRA
5 151 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 143 (5.22%) Selenium
7 126 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 107 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 101 (3.68%) Jenkins
10 96 (3.50%) Mocha
11 90 (3.28%) Grunt
11 90 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 84 (3.06%) Bower
12 84 (3.06%) Subversion
12 84 (3.06%) webpack
13 77 (2.81%) Protractor
14 75 (2.74%) Sinon.JS
15 30 (1.09%) Bitbucket
16 29 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 536 (19.55%) Marketing
2 439 (16.02%) Finance
3 161 (5.87%) Retail
4 94 (3.43%) Banking
5 93 (3.39%) Advertising
6 72 (2.63%) Publishing
7 48 (1.75%) Legal
8 38 (1.39%) Games
9 37 (1.35%) Law
10 24 (0.88%) Back Office
11 22 (0.80%) Automotive
11 22 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 19 (0.69%) Telecoms
13 18 (0.66%) Electronics
14 15 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
14 15 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,619 (59.07%) Developer
2 407 (14.85%) .NET Developer
3 345 (12.59%) Web Developer
4 308 (11.24%) PHP Developer
5 242 (8.83%) Senior Developer
6 236 (8.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 225 (8.21%) C# Developer
8 165 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 146 (5.33%) Architect
10 136 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 128 (4.67%) HTML Developer
12 121 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 116 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 113 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
15 111 (4.05%) Project Manager
16 109 (3.98%) Lead Developer
17 90 (3.28%) Analyst
18 86 (3.14%) HTML CSS Developer
19 82 (2.99%) Java Developer
20 74 (2.70%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,452 (52.97%) HTML
2 1,255 (45.79%) CSS
3 898 (32.76%) .NET
4 641 (23.39%) jQuery
5 576 (21.01%) AngularJS
6 556 (20.28%) HTML5
7 501 (18.28%) ASP.NET
8 390 (14.23%) CSS3
9 319 (11.64%) RESTful
10 312 (11.38%) React
11 292 (10.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 290 (10.58%) Sass
13 273 (9.96%) Web Services
14 237 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 226 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 210 (7.66%) REST
17 199 (7.26%) Node.js
18 194 (7.08%) JSON
19 191 (6.97%) XML
20 188 (6.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 445 (16.23%) User Experience
2 182 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 166 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 130 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 113 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 107 (3.90%) Social Media
8 58 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 55 (2.01%) Fintech
10 54 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 49 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (1.50%) Cloud Native
12 41 (1.50%) Data Centre
13 30 (1.09%) Graphic Design
14 28 (1.02%) Tandem
15 27 (0.99%) IPTV
15 27 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
16 24 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
17 23 (0.84%) Digital Media
18 20 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 242 (8.83%) Linux
2 177 (6.46%) Windows
3 98 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 75 (2.74%) Android
5 56 (2.04%) Unix
6 50 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 17 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.36%) Solaris
11 9 (0.33%) CentOS
12 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.036%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (30.06%) Content Management
3 716 (26.12%) Web Development
4 670 (24.44%) MVC
5 432 (15.76%) E-Commerce
6 366 (13.35%) Front End Development
7 352 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
8 346 (12.62%) TDD
9 334 (12.19%) Software Engineering
10 287 (10.47%) Analytics
11 285 (10.40%) SEO
12 271 (9.89%) Scrum
13 250 (9.12%) DevOps
14 244 (8.90%) OO
15 242 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 242 (8.83%) Microservices
16 223 (8.14%) Project Management
17 202 (7.37%) CRM
17 202 (7.37%) Test Automation
18 193 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1,511 (55.13%) JavaScript
2 778 (28.38%) C#
3 625 (22.80%) PHP
4 575 (20.98%) SQL
5 280 (10.22%) Java
6 83 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 73 (2.66%) Python
8 64 (2.33%) ES6
9 57 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 46 (1.68%) Ruby
11 40 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 39 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 36 (1.31%) Java 8
14 35 (1.28%) VB
15 33 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.09%) Apple Swift
17 20 (0.73%) PHP 7
18 19 (0.69%) C
18 19 (0.69%) Go
19 18 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 368 (13.43%) Degree
2 68 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.46%) SAFe Agilist
4 34 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (0.73%) CCNP
7 18 (0.66%) CCIE
7 18 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (0.51%) CCVP
9 13 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.47%) MCSE
10 11 (0.40%) HND
11 10 (0.36%) ISEB
12 9 (0.33%) CCNA
12 9 (0.33%) HNC
12 9 (0.33%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.33%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.26%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.40%) QA
2 31 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.84%) SLA
4 12 (0.44%) WCAG
5 10 (0.36%) GDPR
6 8 (0.29%) ISO 20022
6 8 (0.29%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) PMO
8 3 (0.11%) SEPA
9 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 91 (3.32%) Docker
2 41 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.91%) Varnish
5 19 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.15%) LXC
10 2 (0.073%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.073%) XenServer
11 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.036%) XenApp
11 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 26 (0.95%) Ansible
3 23 (0.84%) Puppet
4 18 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
7 14 (0.51%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.44%) SCOM
8 12 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.44%) TeamSite
9 9 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.22%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.18%) cPanel
12 5 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.18%) WMI
13 4 (0.15%) SCCM
14 3 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 417 (15.21%) Sitecore
2 376 (13.72%) Microsoft
3 244 (8.90%) Adobe
4 159 (5.80%) Google
5 131 (4.78%) Oracle
6 82 (2.99%) SAP
7 80 (2.92%) Cisco
8 63 (2.30%) hybris
9 49 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (1.75%) Zend
11 46 (1.68%) ATG
12 41 (1.50%) VMware
13 40 (1.46%) Marketo
14 34 (1.24%) Alias
15 29 (1.06%) Polycom
16 28 (1.02%) Alterian
16 28 (1.02%) Avaya
17 24 (0.88%) Facebook
17 24 (0.88%) Twitter
17 24 (0.88%) Xamarin