Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 192 170
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -47
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3,247 3,193 4,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.80% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.95% 10.04% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,804 2,770 3,634
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,310 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,775 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +7.14%

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 29,666 31,808 38,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.94% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24,368 26,716 32,603
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 +10 3,084 £45,000 +5.88% 560
UK excluding London +15 1,836 £39,500 +12.86% 362
London +3 1,353 £55,000 +10.00% 227
South East +52 710 £42,500 +1.19% 91
North of England +10 418 £37,500 +10.29% 131
Midlands +5 286 £35,000 +7.69% 52
North West +12 238 £37,500 +10.29% 89
West Midlands +17 206 £35,000 +6.06% 23
South West -25 182 £35,000 - 37
Yorkshire +24 169 £35,000 +4.48% 39
East of England -45 137 £38,000 +1.33% 22
East Midlands -10 80 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Scotland -65 62 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Wales +32 45 £32,500 +3.17% 14
North East -34 11 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Northern Ireland -21 3 £27,500 -23.61% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1,747 (53.80%) JavaScript
2 1,639 (50.48%) HTML
3 1,506 (46.38%) CSS
4 1,280 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1,260 (38.81%) .NET
6 1,078 (33.20%) C#
7 1,054 (32.46%) MVC
8 928 (28.58%) Web Development
9 874 (26.92%) jQuery
10 855 (26.33%) Content Management
11 846 (26.05%) PHP
12 817 (25.16%) ASP.NET
13 639 (19.68%) SQL Server
14 622 (19.16%) Umbraco
15 618 (19.03%) HTML5
16 599 (18.45%) Microsoft
17 598 (18.42%) E-Commerce
17 598 (18.42%) AngularJS
18 566 (17.43%) SQL
19 540 (16.63%) Marketing
20 533 (16.42%) MySQL
21 523 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
22 491 (15.12%) Git (software)
23 484 (14.91%) Sitecore CMS
23 484 (14.91%) Sitecore
24 479 (14.75%) Finance
25 478 (14.72%) WordPress
26 455 (14.01%) User Experience
27 446 (13.74%) CSS3
28 390 (12.01%) 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
1 622 (19.16%) Umbraco
2 484 (14.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 478 (14.72%) WordPress
4 294 (9.05%) Drupal
5 262 (8.07%) EPiServer
6 141 (4.34%) IIS
7 120 (3.70%) Apache
8 106 (3.26%) Kentico
9 101 (3.11%) SharePoint
10 100 (3.08%) Joomla!
11 65 (2.00%) Sitefinity
12 63 (1.94%) WebSphere
13 55 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 48 (1.48%) Apache Solr
15 46 (1.42%) nginx
16 45 (1.39%) Tomcat
17 43 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
18 36 (1.11%) Confluence
18 36 (1.11%) DNN
19 30 (0.92%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 220 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 112 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 45 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 31 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 20 (0.62%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.43%) InDesign
9 9 (0.28%) FrameMaker
10 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.18%) GIMP
11 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.15%) InVision
13 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.12%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.12%) Snagit
14 3 (0.092%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.062%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 231 (7.11%) Magento
2 49 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
3 40 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.89%) Shopify
5 22 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.43%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.31%) Eloqua
8 10 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
9 9 (0.28%) CiviCRM
10 7 (0.22%) nopCommerce
10 7 (0.22%) OpenCart
10 7 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
11 4 (0.12%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.092%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.092%) Sprinklr
12 3 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.062%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 284 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (3.63%) GitHub
4 106 (3.26%) Google Analytics
4 106 (3.26%) SaaS
5 65 (2.00%) npm
6 48 (1.48%) PaaS
7 33 (1.02%) IaaS
7 33 (1.02%) Office 365
8 28 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 27 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 26 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
11 25 (0.77%) AdWords
11 25 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 25 (0.77%) Basecamp
12 19 (0.59%) Trello
13 18 (0.55%) Sage Pay
14 16 (0.49%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 111 (3.42%) Firewall
2 106 (3.26%) Intranet
3 84 (2.59%) Internet
4 74 (2.28%) BGP
4 74 (2.28%) OSPF
5 72 (2.22%) MPLS
5 72 (2.22%) VoIP
6 67 (2.06%) WAN
7 63 (1.94%) DNS
7 63 (1.94%) Unified Communications
8 61 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
8 61 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 61 (1.88%) EIGRP
8 61 (1.88%) IPsec
8 61 (1.88%) Wireless
9 52 (1.60%) TCP/IP
10 42 (1.29%) HTTP
11 41 (1.26%) Network Security
12 38 (1.17%) Telepresence
13 36 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 533 (16.42%) MySQL
3 153 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 83 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 75 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 68 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (1.79%) MariaDB
8 47 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 43 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 32 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (0.99%) Redis
13 30 (0.92%) Big Data
14 29 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (0.80%) Couchbase
15 26 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 491 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 230 (7.08%) Visual Studio
3 208 (6.41%) JIRA
4 195 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 158 (4.87%) Subversion
6 132 (4.07%) gulp
7 107 (3.30%) Grunt
8 87 (2.68%) Jenkins
9 74 (2.28%) Selenium
10 71 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 62 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 46 (1.42%) NUnit
12 46 (1.42%) webpack
13 38 (1.17%) Mercurial
14 37 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
15 34 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (0.99%) JUnit
17 30 (0.92%) Bower
17 30 (0.92%) Mocha
18 24 (0.74%) Protractor
General
1 540 (16.63%) Marketing
2 479 (14.75%) Finance
3 160 (4.93%) Retail
4 154 (4.74%) Advertising
5 116 (3.57%) Banking
6 110 (3.39%) Publishing
7 72 (2.22%) Games
8 61 (1.88%) Back Office
9 52 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 45 (1.39%) Legal
11 29 (0.89%) Multimedia
12 27 (0.83%) Automotive
12 27 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.77%) Military
14 24 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.71%) Law
16 19 (0.59%) Electronics
16 19 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,022 (62.27%) Developer
2 630 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 477 (14.69%) Web Developer
4 444 (13.67%) PHP Developer
5 377 (11.61%) Senior Developer
6 329 (10.13%) C# Developer
7 276 (8.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 246 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 190 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 178 (5.48%) HTML Developer
11 161 (4.96%) Lead Developer
12 150 (4.62%) Analyst
13 149 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
14 143 (4.40%) CMS Developer
15 138 (4.25%) ASP.NET Developer
16 136 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
17 135 (4.16%) .NET Web Developer
18 126 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
19 112 (3.45%) Architect
20 111 (3.42%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,639 (50.48%) HTML
2 1,506 (46.38%) CSS
3 1,260 (38.81%) .NET
4 874 (26.92%) jQuery
5 817 (25.16%) ASP.NET
6 618 (19.03%) HTML5
7 598 (18.42%) AngularJS
8 523 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 446 (13.74%) CSS3
10 322 (9.92%) Sass
11 290 (8.93%) Web Services
12 284 (8.75%) Laravel
13 266 (8.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 258 (7.95%) XML
15 257 (7.91%) Node.js
16 244 (7.51%) .NET Framework
17 228 (7.02%) React
18 195 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
19 193 (5.94%) RESTful
20 190 (5.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 455 (14.01%) User Experience
2 338 (10.41%) Mobile App
3 176 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (4.19%) Social Media
5 133 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 117 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 68 (2.09%) Clustering
8 57 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 55 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 55 (1.69%) Fintech
10 44 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 37 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 35 (1.08%) e-Learning
14 33 (1.02%) W3C
15 27 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.83%) iPad
16 26 (0.80%) Animation
16 26 (0.80%) Cloud Native
17 24 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 273 (8.41%) Linux
2 155 (4.77%) Windows
3 83 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 75 (2.31%) Android
5 74 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 72 (2.22%) Unix
7 18 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.12%) CentOS
12 4 (0.12%) Debian
13 3 (0.092%) HPUX
13 3 (0.092%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.092%) Solaris
14 2 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,280 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,054 (32.46%) MVC
3 928 (28.58%) Web Development
4 855 (26.33%) Content Management
5 598 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 390 (12.01%) Front End Development
7 374 (11.52%) Scrum
8 314 (9.67%) TDD
9 301 (9.27%) CRM
10 293 (9.02%) OO
11 289 (8.90%) Analytics
12 266 (8.19%) SEO
13 253 (7.79%) Unit Testing
14 241 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
15 240 (7.39%) Software Engineering
16 235 (7.24%) Project Management
17 218 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
18 210 (6.47%) Mentoring
19 206 (6.34%) SDLC
20 205 (6.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,747 (53.80%) JavaScript
2 1,078 (33.20%) C#
3 846 (26.05%) PHP
4 566 (17.43%) SQL
5 300 (9.24%) Java
6 115 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 100 (3.08%) Python
8 54 (1.66%) PHP 7
9 51 (1.57%) Ruby
10 42 (1.29%) C
10 42 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 39 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.05%) ES6
13 30 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.92%) XPath
14 29 (0.89%) VB
15 25 (0.77%) TypeScript
16 23 (0.71%) Perl
17 16 (0.49%) PHP 5
18 15 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 326 (10.04%) Degree
2 81 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (2.00%) CCNP
4 61 (1.88%) CCIE
4 61 (1.88%) CCVP
5 55 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
7 21 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 20 (0.62%) CCNA
8 20 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.46%) CCDE
10 13 (0.40%) ISEB
10 13 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.37%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.31%) HND
14 7 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.15%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.12%) PMP
17 3 (0.092%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (6.28%) QA
2 38 (1.17%) SLA
3 22 (0.68%) WCAG
4 15 (0.46%) GDPR
5 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.22%) GCP
7 7 (0.22%) WAI
8 3 (0.092%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.062%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.062%) PMO
10 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (3.36%) Docker
2 55 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.62%) vSphere
5 9 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.15%) vCloud
6 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.15%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.092%) Varnish
8 3 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.062%) Gluster
9 2 (0.062%) XenApp
10 1 (0.031%) LXC
10 1 (0.031%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 61 (1.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 61 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 49 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (1.39%) Ansible
5 26 (0.80%) Puppet
6 16 (0.49%) Terraform
7 11 (0.34%) TeamSite
8 9 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.25%) Pingdom
9 8 (0.25%) SCOM
10 7 (0.22%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.22%) Kibana
10 7 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.15%) Nagios
11 5 (0.15%) SCCM
12 4 (0.12%) cPanel
13 3 (0.092%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 599 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 484 (14.91%) Sitecore
3 271 (8.35%) Adobe
4 173 (5.33%) Google
5 122 (3.76%) Oracle
6 85 (2.62%) Cisco
7 67 (2.06%) hybris
8 64 (1.97%) Zend
9 62 (1.91%) IBM
10 57 (1.76%) Xamarin
11 56 (1.72%) ATG
12 47 (1.45%) Palo Alto
13 46 (1.42%) Twitter
14 38 (1.17%) Riverbed
14 38 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 35 (1.08%) SAP
16 32 (0.99%) Facebook
17 30 (0.92%) Alterian
18 27 (0.83%) VMware
19 26 (0.80%) Demandware