Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 240 262 194
Rank change year-on-year +22 -68 -18
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,074 1,901 3,183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.29% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.54% 8.57% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,482 2,718
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,316 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.45% -4.21% +6.67%

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 11,256 22,176 29,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.28% 15.05% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8,939 17,516 23,884
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,156 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.27% +1.54% +6.25%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +16 1,023 £50,000 +11.11% 152
UK excluding London +55 580 £45,000 +17.45% 119
London -8 482 £60,000 +9.09% 40
South East +33 188 £50,000 +25.00% 26
North of England +91 180 £45,000 +20.00% 37
North West +79 99 £45,000 +20.00% 25
South West +57 80 £45,000 +9.76% 16
Work from Home +31 77 £52,500 +31.25% 23
Midlands +60 70 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Yorkshire +89 64 £40,000 +14.29% 10
West Midlands +48 42 £44,000 +10.00% 10
Scotland +76 31 £35,000 -6.67% 4
East Midlands +56 28 £52,500 +32.91% 11
East of England +62 24 £37,500 +7.14% 12
North East +23 18 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Wales +14 9 £35,000 -12.77% 3

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 494 (46.00%) HTML
2 493 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 486 (45.25%) CSS
4 457 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 319 (29.70%) Content Management
6 309 (28.77%) .NET
7 255 (23.74%) PHP
8 240 (22.35%) Web Development
9 215 (20.02%) AngularJS
10 211 (19.65%) C#
11 203 (18.90%) E-Commerce
11 203 (18.90%) Finance
12 202 (18.81%) MVC
13 194 (18.06%) Git (software)
14 186 (17.32%) Azure
15 178 (16.57%) Front End Development
16 176 (16.39%) User Experience
17 167 (15.55%) ASP.NET
18 165 (15.36%) Sitecore CMS
18 165 (15.36%) Sitecore
19 162 (15.08%) React
20 161 (14.99%) Microsoft
21 160 (14.90%) Marketing
22 158 (14.71%) WordPress
23 156 (14.53%) HTML5
24 153 (14.25%) Umbraco
25 152 (14.15%) DevOps
26 149 (13.87%) Scrum
27 142 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
28 137 (12.76%) SQL Server

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
1 165 (15.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 158 (14.71%) WordPress
3 153 (14.25%) Umbraco
4 113 (10.52%) EPiServer
5 58 (5.40%) Drupal
6 51 (4.75%) Kentico
7 43 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 39 (3.63%) SharePoint
10 30 (2.79%) Confluence
10 30 (2.79%) Joomla!
11 29 (2.70%) Sitefinity
12 23 (2.14%) DNN
13 22 (2.05%) Immediacy CMS
14 20 (1.86%) Skype for Business
15 13 (1.21%) IIS
16 12 (1.12%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.93%) Jadu
18 9 (0.84%) Apache
19 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 32 (2.98%) Sketch
3 19 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.40%) Adobe XD
4 15 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.56%) InDesign
9 6 (0.56%) InVision
10 5 (0.47%) GIMP
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.19%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.093%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 76 (7.08%) Magento
2 31 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
5 8 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.74%) Shopify
6 7 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.65%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.28%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.093%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 186 (17.32%) Azure
2 127 (11.82%) AWS
3 59 (5.49%) SaaS
4 30 (2.79%) GCP
5 28 (2.61%) GitHub
5 28 (2.61%) Serverless
6 27 (2.51%) Google Analytics
6 27 (2.51%) Office 365
7 26 (2.42%) npm
8 23 (2.14%) PaaS
9 19 (1.77%) IaaS
10 14 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 13 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (1.12%) OpenShift
13 11 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.74%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.65%) BrowserStack
16 6 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
17 5 (0.47%) AdWords
17 5 (0.47%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.82%) Internet
2 37 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 27 (2.51%) Skype
4 25 (2.33%) DNS
4 25 (2.33%) H.323
5 23 (2.14%) WAN
6 21 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.77%) Converged Networks
7 19 (1.77%) Firewall
7 19 (1.77%) PSTN
8 17 (1.58%) ISDN
9 16 (1.49%) LAN
10 14 (1.30%) FTP
11 13 (1.21%) Intranet
11 13 (1.21%) MGCP
11 13 (1.21%) QSIG
11 13 (1.21%) SCCP
11 13 (1.21%) VoIP
11 13 (1.21%) WebEx
12 8 (0.74%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.45%) MySQL
3 48 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.05%) SQL Server 2019
6 20 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.58%) Redis
7 17 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.30%) Big Data
9 13 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.12%) HBase
11 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.65%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.47%) Power BI
16 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 194 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 79 (7.36%) JIRA
3 40 (3.72%) gulp
4 36 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.07%) webpack
6 29 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 27 (2.51%) Selenium
8 25 (2.33%) Grunt
9 21 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.68%) Subversion
12 17 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.30%) PHPUnit
14 11 (1.02%) Balsamiq
14 11 (1.02%) Mocha
15 10 (0.93%) Travis CI
15 10 (0.93%) Xdebug
16 9 (0.84%) Appium
16 9 (0.84%) git-flow
General
1 203 (18.90%) Finance
2 160 (14.90%) Marketing
3 66 (6.15%) Retail
4 36 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.07%) Publishing
6 29 (2.70%) Legal
7 22 (2.05%) Advertising
7 22 (2.05%) Games
8 14 (1.30%) Back Office
9 11 (1.02%) Law
10 9 (0.84%) Banking
10 9 (0.84%) Front Office
11 8 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.47%) Electronics
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Local Government
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 638 (59.40%) Developer
2 148 (13.78%) .NET Developer
3 131 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 127 (11.82%) Web Developer
5 102 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 99 (9.22%) PHP Developer
7 66 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 59 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 57 (5.31%) Architect
10 52 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 50 (4.66%) Analyst
12 49 (4.56%) CMS Developer
13 46 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 43 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
15 37 (3.45%) Software Engineer
16 36 (3.35%) EPiServer Developer
17 34 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
18 33 (3.07%) Digital Project Manager
18 33 (3.07%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (46.00%) HTML
2 486 (45.25%) CSS
3 309 (28.77%) .NET
4 215 (20.02%) AngularJS
5 167 (15.55%) ASP.NET
6 162 (15.08%) React
7 156 (14.53%) HTML5
8 130 (12.10%) jQuery
8 130 (12.10%) Node.js
9 120 (11.17%) CSS3
9 120 (11.17%) Vue.js
10 111 (10.34%) Sass
11 104 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 97 (9.03%) REST
13 94 (8.75%) Web Services
14 87 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (7.45%) XML
17 71 (6.61%) .NET Core
17 71 (6.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 176 (16.39%) User Experience
2 79 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 48 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.14%) Derivative
7 23 (2.14%) Swaptions
8 22 (2.05%) Tandem
9 21 (1.96%) Marketing Technology
10 20 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.86%) iPad
11 19 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.49%) Cloud Native
12 16 (1.49%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.30%) Social Media
14 13 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.02%) Contract for Difference
16 9 (0.84%) Blog
16 9 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.28%) Linux
2 40 (3.72%) Android
3 39 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 38 (3.54%) Windows
5 21 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.093%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (29.70%) Content Management
3 240 (22.35%) Web Development
4 203 (18.90%) E-Commerce
5 202 (18.81%) MVC
6 178 (16.57%) Front End Development
7 152 (14.15%) DevOps
8 149 (13.87%) Scrum
9 142 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (11.73%) TDD
11 123 (11.45%) CRM
12 98 (9.12%) Project Management
13 96 (8.94%) Microservices
14 92 (8.57%) Project Delivery
15 90 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
16 89 (8.29%) Software Engineering
17 76 (7.08%) SEO
18 71 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
19 70 (6.52%) Mentoring
20 68 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 493 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 255 (23.74%) PHP
3 211 (19.65%) C#
4 116 (10.80%) Java
5 88 (8.19%) SQL
6 56 (5.21%) TypeScript
7 33 (3.07%) ES6
8 32 (2.98%) Python
9 27 (2.51%) C++
10 20 (1.86%) C
11 19 (1.77%) Apex Code
12 15 (1.40%) PHP 7
13 13 (1.21%) Scala
14 12 (1.12%) Ruby
15 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.84%) Java 8
17 8 (0.74%) Perl
18 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.56%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (5.96%) Degree
2 23 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.68%) PhD
4 17 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.40%) MCSD
6 12 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.74%) ISEB
8 6 (0.56%) CCNP
8 6 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.37%) APMP
9 4 (0.37%) CCA
9 4 (0.37%) CCNA
9 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.37%) MCPD
10 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.19%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CIPD
11 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.05%) QA
2 24 (2.23%) GDPR
3 14 (1.30%) SLA
4 12 (1.12%) WCAG
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (4.00%) Docker
2 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.12%) HDFS
4 11 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.093%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (1.86%) Kibana
4 13 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.65%) Ansible
7 7 (0.65%) cPanel
8 6 (0.56%) Terraform
9 5 (0.47%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.19%) Puppet
12 1 (0.093%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.093%) SCCM
Vendors
1 165 (15.36%) Sitecore
2 161 (14.99%) Microsoft
3 90 (8.38%) Adobe
4 49 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (4.38%) Google
6 36 (3.35%) Oracle
7 32 (2.98%) Pardot
8 25 (2.33%) Cisco
9 24 (2.23%) ServiceNow
10 22 (2.05%) Alterian
11 21 (1.96%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.77%) BT
13 18 (1.68%) hybris
14 16 (1.49%) IBM
14 16 (1.49%) SAP
15 15 (1.40%) VMware
16 14 (1.30%) Tealium
17 13 (1.21%) HubSpot
18 12 (1.12%) Polycom
18 12 (1.12%) Zend