Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 174 183
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 -27
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2,964 3,611 3,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 2.03% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.67% 11.37% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,359 3,055 3,164
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £69,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +1.39%

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 27,791 31,762 35,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.60% 17.88% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22,322 25,460 30,261
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -21 2,833 £45,000 - 581
UK excluding London -20 1,612 £40,000 - 375
London -22 1,304 £55,000 - 223
South East +29 670 £45,000 +5.88% 102
North of England -44 317 £40,000 - 106
Midlands -26 225 £37,000 +5.71% 70
South West +5 194 £36,000 +2.86% 59
West Midlands 0 172 £35,000 -0.71% 32
North West -53 159 £40,174 +0.44% 42
Yorkshire -7 133 £37,500 - 47
East of England -34 118 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Scotland -42 53 £37,500 -3.85% 10
East Midlands -64 51 £37,500 +7.14% 38
Wales -2 33 £35,000 -6.67% 7
North East -4 25 £35,000 -6.67% 17
Northern Ireland +2 2 £38,250 +70.00%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,662 (56.07%) JavaScript
2 1,554 (52.43%) HTML
3 1,352 (45.61%) CSS
4 1,152 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
5 1,038 (35.02%) .NET
6 882 (29.76%) C#
7 847 (28.58%) Content Management
8 793 (26.75%) MVC
9 746 (25.17%) Web Development
10 745 (25.13%) jQuery
11 673 (22.71%) AngularJS
12 639 (21.56%) PHP
13 620 (20.92%) ASP.NET
14 607 (20.48%) HTML5
15 599 (20.21%) Marketing
16 596 (20.11%) SQL
17 581 (19.60%) SQL Server
18 550 (18.56%) Git (software)
19 504 (17.00%) Umbraco
20 502 (16.94%) Sitecore CMS
20 502 (16.94%) Sitecore
21 497 (16.77%) User Experience
22 463 (15.62%) Finance
23 457 (15.42%) E-Commerce
24 425 (14.34%) Front End Development
25 418 (14.10%) CSS3
26 415 (14.00%) TDD
27 413 (13.93%) Degree
28 412 (13.90%) Microsoft
29 411 (13.87%) 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
1 504 (17.00%) Umbraco
2 502 (16.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 376 (12.69%) WordPress
4 292 (9.85%) EPiServer
5 215 (7.25%) Drupal
6 119 (4.01%) SharePoint
7 117 (3.95%) Kentico
8 112 (3.78%) Apache
9 102 (3.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 71 (2.40%) Confluence
11 66 (2.23%) IIS
12 64 (2.16%) Sitefinity
13 59 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
14 48 (1.62%) nginx
15 30 (1.01%) DNN
16 29 (0.98%) Immediacy CMS
17 28 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 28 (0.94%) Joomla!
18 26 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
19 18 (0.61%) Marvel
Applications
1 153 (5.16%) Photoshop
2 71 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 67 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
4 52 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 30 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (0.81%) InDesign
7 22 (0.74%) InVision
8 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
10 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 7 (0.24%) Camtasia
12 6 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.20%) Doxygen
12 6 (0.20%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.10%) Snapchat
15 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.067%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 103 (3.48%) Magento
2 61 (2.06%) SAP Hybris
3 53 (1.79%) Eloqua
4 23 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 19 (0.64%) Shopify
6 17 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
7 15 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.24%) VisionPLUS
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.17%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.13%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.10%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.034%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
12 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.034%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 320 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (4.76%) npm
4 104 (3.51%) SaaS
5 95 (3.21%) GitHub
6 88 (2.97%) Google Analytics
7 42 (1.42%) IaaS
8 40 (1.35%) PaaS
9 39 (1.32%) Office 365
10 34 (1.15%) Serverless
11 28 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 28 (0.94%) CloudFront
12 26 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 24 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 24 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.51%) Internet
2 60 (2.02%) Intranet
3 57 (1.92%) HTTP
4 55 (1.86%) DNS
5 28 (0.94%) SSL
6 26 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 24 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 23 (0.78%) Ethernet
8 23 (0.78%) LAN
8 23 (0.78%) Telepresence
9 22 (0.74%) WAN
10 21 (0.71%) H.323
11 19 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
12 17 (0.57%) VoIP
13 16 (0.54%) SMS
14 13 (0.44%) Firewall
14 13 (0.44%) FTP
15 11 (0.37%) SMTP
16 10 (0.34%) Skype
17 9 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 411 (13.87%) MySQL
3 191 (6.44%) MongoDB
4 184 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 75 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 50 (1.69%) CouchDB
7 48 (1.62%) Couchbase
8 45 (1.52%) Big Data
9 44 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (1.11%) Blockchain
12 30 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
16 22 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 22 (0.74%) Redis
17 21 (0.71%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 550 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 218 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 198 (6.68%) gulp
4 192 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 177 (5.97%) Selenium
6 157 (5.30%) TeamCity
7 152 (5.13%) JIRA
8 133 (4.49%) Mocha
9 132 (4.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 121 (4.08%) Jenkins
11 114 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
12 106 (3.58%) webpack
13 105 (3.54%) Subversion
14 101 (3.41%) Bower
15 95 (3.21%) Protractor
16 93 (3.14%) Sinon.JS
17 88 (2.97%) Grunt
18 46 (1.55%) Jasmine
18 46 (1.55%) Maven
19 41 (1.38%) JUnit
General
1 599 (20.21%) Marketing
2 463 (15.62%) Finance
3 189 (6.38%) Retail
4 96 (3.24%) Advertising
5 75 (2.53%) Publishing
6 65 (2.19%) Banking
7 53 (1.79%) Legal
8 47 (1.59%) Games
9 45 (1.52%) Law
10 27 (0.91%) Back Office
11 24 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 20 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.64%) Automotive
14 16 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.51%) Electronics
16 14 (0.47%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
17 12 (0.40%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,755 (59.21%) Developer
2 485 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 342 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 278 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 272 (9.18%) PHP Developer
6 267 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 242 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 185 (6.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 182 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 151 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 149 (5.03%) HTML Developer
12 142 (4.79%) Architect
13 140 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 129 (4.35%) Lead Developer
15 127 (4.28%) Project Manager
16 124 (4.18%) Software Developer
17 113 (3.81%) Analyst
18 97 (3.27%) HTML CSS Developer
19 86 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 85 (2.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,554 (52.43%) HTML
2 1,352 (45.61%) CSS
3 1,038 (35.02%) .NET
4 745 (25.13%) jQuery
5 673 (22.71%) AngularJS
6 620 (20.92%) ASP.NET
7 607 (20.48%) HTML5
8 418 (14.10%) CSS3
9 377 (12.72%) React
10 351 (11.84%) RESTful
11 333 (11.23%) Sass
12 309 (10.43%) Web Services
13 307 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 297 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 252 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 224 (7.56%) JSON
17 219 (7.39%) REST
18 215 (7.25%) .NET Framework
19 190 (6.41%) LESS
19 190 (6.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 497 (16.77%) User Experience
2 213 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 175 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
4 148 (4.99%) Computer Science
5 132 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 128 (4.32%) Social Media
7 123 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 57 (1.92%) Fintech
11 50 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 49 (1.65%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 25 (0.84%) Digital Media
15 25 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 24 (0.81%) Blog
17 23 (0.78%) Internet of Things
18 22 (0.74%) Graphic Design
19 21 (0.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.67%) Linux
2 169 (5.70%) Windows
3 97 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 79 (2.67%) Android
5 58 (1.96%) Unix
6 50 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.40%) Solaris
10 11 (0.37%) CentOS
11 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.067%) HPUX
17 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.034%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,152 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (28.58%) Content Management
3 793 (26.75%) MVC
4 746 (25.17%) Web Development
5 457 (15.42%) E-Commerce
6 425 (14.34%) Front End Development
7 415 (14.00%) TDD
8 398 (13.43%) Software Engineering
9 390 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 310 (10.46%) DevOps
11 306 (10.32%) Analytics
12 300 (10.12%) Scrum
13 293 (9.89%) SEO
14 264 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 262 (8.84%) Microservices
16 245 (8.27%) OO
17 221 (7.46%) BDD
17 221 (7.46%) Project Management
18 217 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
19 215 (7.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,662 (56.07%) JavaScript
2 882 (29.76%) C#
3 639 (21.56%) PHP
4 596 (20.11%) SQL
5 340 (11.47%) Java
6 104 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 82 (2.77%) Python
8 69 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 60 (2.02%) ES6
10 59 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 57 (1.92%) Ruby
12 50 (1.69%) Java 8
13 42 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 37 (1.25%) VB
15 36 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.84%) C
17 24 (0.81%) Apple Swift
17 24 (0.81%) PHP 7
18 19 (0.64%) Go
19 18 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 413 (13.93%) Degree
2 85 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.75%) SAFe Agilist
4 36 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.44%) ISEB
6 11 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (0.34%) HND
7 10 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.34%) MCSE
8 9 (0.30%) MCPD
8 9 (0.30%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.27%) HNC
9 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.27%) MCSA
10 7 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.17%) MCP
12 5 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (6.21%) QA
2 29 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.61%) SLA
4 13 (0.44%) GDPR
5 10 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.34%) WCAG
6 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.27%) PMO
7 2 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 114 (3.85%) Docker
2 40 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.74%) Varnish
5 20 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.13%) XenApp
8 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.067%) LXC
9 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.067%) XenServer
10 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.034%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.01%) Puppet
2 27 (0.91%) Ansible
3 24 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 24 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.40%) Terraform
6 11 (0.37%) cPanel
7 10 (0.34%) SCOM
7 10 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (0.24%) SCCM
9 7 (0.24%) TeamSite
10 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.17%) WMI
12 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.067%) Cisco UCCX
14 2 (0.067%) Nagios
Vendors
1 502 (16.94%) Sitecore
2 412 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 254 (8.57%) Adobe
4 163 (5.50%) Google
5 142 (4.79%) Oracle
6 89 (3.00%) SAP
7 83 (2.80%) hybris
8 63 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (2.09%) ATG
10 54 (1.82%) Cisco
11 52 (1.75%) Marketo
12 40 (1.35%) Xamarin
13 37 (1.25%) Alias
14 35 (1.18%) Twitter
15 32 (1.08%) Avaya
15 32 (1.08%) Zend
16 29 (0.98%) VMware
17 26 (0.88%) Alterian
18 25 (0.84%) Facebook
19 22 (0.74%) Polycom