Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 192 174
Rank change year-on-year -66 -18 +2
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,888 3,108 3,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.81% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.53% 10.79% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 2,565 2,799
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 22,136 28,806 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.36% 16.77% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17,312 23,388 24,926
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,951 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -69 1,791 £45,000 - 149
UK excluding London -75 985 £39,500 -1.25% 110
London -46 870 £55,000 - 53
South East -97 336 £40,000 -5.88% 26
North of England -80 216 £37,500 - 28
Midlands +4 156 £39,000 +11.43% 16
South West +15 138 £43,750 +21.53% 20
West Midlands +2 108 £38,132 +8.95% 15
North West -59 108 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Yorkshire -39 82 £35,000 +6.06% 10
East of England +58 70 £36,404 -13.32% 6
Scotland +3 51 £37,500 -4.46% 8
East Midlands +18 48 £39,500 +5.33% 1
North East +10 26 £36,500 +4.29% 1
Wales -17 15 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 846 (44.81%) HTML
2 827 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 802 (42.48%) CSS
4 799 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
5 559 (29.61%) Content Management
6 533 (28.23%) .NET
7 458 (24.26%) Marketing
8 437 (23.15%) C#
9 420 (22.25%) E-Commerce
10 406 (21.50%) PHP
11 402 (21.29%) Web Development
12 385 (20.39%) MVC
13 381 (20.18%) User Experience
14 318 (16.84%) jQuery
15 314 (16.63%) ASP.NET
16 302 (16.00%) SQL
17 299 (15.84%) Front End Development
18 282 (14.94%) AngularJS
19 280 (14.83%) Git (software)
20 278 (14.72%) WordPress
21 277 (14.67%) Sitecore CMS
21 277 (14.67%) Sitecore
21 277 (14.67%) Scrum
22 275 (14.57%) HTML5
23 267 (14.14%) Microsoft
24 259 (13.72%) SQL Server
25 253 (13.40%) Umbraco
26 250 (13.24%) MySQL
27 243 (12.87%) Software Engineering
28 222 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 278 (14.72%) WordPress
2 277 (14.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 253 (13.40%) Umbraco
4 161 (8.53%) Drupal
5 126 (6.67%) EPiServer
6 94 (4.98%) SharePoint
7 92 (4.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 86 (4.56%) Kentico
9 55 (2.91%) Confluence
10 53 (2.81%) Apache
11 51 (2.70%) Sitefinity
12 50 (2.65%) Joomla!
13 42 (2.22%) IIS
14 35 (1.85%) Apache Solr
15 25 (1.32%) DNN
16 23 (1.22%) Skype for Business
17 22 (1.17%) Immediacy CMS
18 21 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (0.58%) IBM Domino
20 10 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (5.46%) Photoshop
2 62 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (2.44%) Sketch
4 35 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (1.27%) Adobe XD
6 22 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
8 15 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 12 (0.64%) InDesign
10 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.42%) InVision
12 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.11%) GIMP
13 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 145 (7.68%) Magento
2 63 (3.34%) SAP Hybris
3 27 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
4 23 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (1.22%) SDL Web 8
5 13 (0.69%) SAP CRM
5 13 (0.69%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.48%) Shopify
7 8 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.32%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.26%) Exstream
10 4 (0.21%) HFM
10 4 (0.21%) SessionCam
10 4 (0.21%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
13 1 (0.053%) nopCommerce
13 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
13 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.053%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 222 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (5.24%) Google Analytics
4 67 (3.55%) GitHub
5 64 (3.39%) Office 365
6 44 (2.33%) SaaS
7 35 (1.85%) npm
8 32 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.17%) Power Platform
10 19 (1.01%) Trello
11 18 (0.95%) PaaS
12 17 (0.90%) Serverless
13 13 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 13 (0.69%) MailChimp
14 11 (0.58%) Sage Pay
15 10 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.53%) Heroku
15 10 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.55%) Internet
2 44 (2.33%) Intranet
3 31 (1.64%) Skype
4 28 (1.48%) HTTP
5 24 (1.27%) DNS
6 22 (1.17%) Telepresence
6 22 (1.17%) Unified Communications
7 20 (1.06%) WebEx
8 18 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (0.58%) Network Security
10 10 (0.53%) Firewall
11 9 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.48%) SSH
12 8 (0.42%) BGP
12 8 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.42%) CTI
12 8 (0.42%) IPsec
12 8 (0.42%) MPLS
12 8 (0.42%) OSPF
12 8 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 250 (13.24%) MySQL
3 69 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.34%) MongoDB
5 61 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.17%) Redis
7 32 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.38%) Big Data
10 23 (1.22%) Endeca
11 22 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.17%) Power BI
12 16 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.69%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (0.58%) Lumira
17 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 280 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 121 (6.41%) JIRA
3 84 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 71 (3.76%) gulp
5 60 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 54 (2.86%) Grunt
7 51 (2.70%) webpack
8 49 (2.60%) Subversion
9 25 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 22 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
11 20 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (1.01%) Babel
12 19 (1.01%) git-flow
13 18 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (0.85%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.79%) Selenium
16 13 (0.69%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.64%) Gradle
17 12 (0.64%) Xdebug
General
1 458 (24.26%) Marketing
2 197 (10.43%) Retail
3 181 (9.59%) Finance
4 60 (3.18%) Publishing
5 52 (2.75%) Back Office
6 44 (2.33%) Advertising
7 39 (2.07%) Banking
8 25 (1.32%) Legal
9 22 (1.17%) Law
10 21 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.01%) Games
12 17 (0.90%) Automotive
13 12 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
14 6 (0.32%) Electronics
14 6 (0.32%) French Language
15 5 (0.26%) German Language
15 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 988 (52.33%) Developer
2 239 (12.66%) .NET Developer
3 204 (10.81%) PHP Developer
4 191 (10.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 176 (9.32%) Web Developer
6 170 (9.00%) Senior Developer
7 161 (8.53%) Analyst
8 148 (7.84%) Architect
9 131 (6.94%) C# Developer
10 90 (4.77%) Business Analyst
11 85 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 85 (4.50%) Project Manager
12 82 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
13 76 (4.03%) Digital Project Manager
14 64 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 59 (3.13%) Digital Architect
15 59 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
16 58 (3.07%) CMS Developer
16 58 (3.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 846 (44.81%) HTML
2 802 (42.48%) CSS
3 533 (28.23%) .NET
4 318 (16.84%) jQuery
5 314 (16.63%) ASP.NET
6 282 (14.94%) AngularJS
7 275 (14.57%) HTML5
8 179 (9.48%) CSS3
9 178 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 164 (8.69%) RESTful
11 161 (8.53%) React
12 147 (7.79%) Sass
12 147 (7.79%) Web Services
13 146 (7.73%) Laravel
14 134 (7.10%) XML
15 117 (6.20%) Node.js
16 115 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 109 (5.77%) JSON
18 107 (5.67%) REST
19 106 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 381 (20.18%) User Experience
2 140 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (7.10%) Mobile App
4 81 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 60 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 53 (2.81%) Social Media
8 47 (2.49%) Virtual Team
9 40 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.69%) Graphic Design
11 29 (1.54%) Fintech
12 24 (1.27%) NHS
13 22 (1.17%) Tandem
14 20 (1.06%) Internet of Things
14 20 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (0.90%) FMCG
15 17 (0.90%) Social Network
16 15 (0.79%) Life Science
17 14 (0.74%) Blog
17 14 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (5.08%) Linux
2 79 (4.18%) Windows
3 77 (4.08%) Android
4 66 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.43%) Unix
7 21 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.21%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.053%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (29.61%) Content Management
3 420 (22.25%) E-Commerce
4 402 (21.29%) Web Development
5 385 (20.39%) MVC
6 299 (15.84%) Front End Development
7 277 (14.67%) Scrum
8 243 (12.87%) Software Engineering
9 204 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 193 (10.22%) Analytics
11 182 (9.64%) DevOps
12 181 (9.59%) SEO
13 180 (9.53%) CRM
14 173 (9.16%) Project Management
15 171 (9.06%) TDD
16 157 (8.32%) Digital Marketing
17 133 (7.04%) Creative Thinking
17 133 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
18 122 (6.46%) SDLC
19 118 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 827 (43.80%) JavaScript
2 437 (23.15%) C#
3 406 (21.50%) PHP
4 302 (16.00%) SQL
5 177 (9.38%) Java
6 46 (2.44%) ES6
6 46 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 44 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 34 (1.80%) Ruby
9 32 (1.69%) Python
9 32 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 20 (1.06%) Java 8
11 16 (0.85%) PHP 5
12 13 (0.69%) PHP 7
13 11 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.53%) C
14 10 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.48%) VB
16 8 (0.42%) ES7
17 7 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 213 (11.28%) Degree
2 28 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.90%) MCSA
5 9 (0.48%) CBAP
6 8 (0.42%) CCIE
6 8 (0.42%) CCNP
6 8 (0.42%) CCVP
6 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.32%) ISEB
7 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.32%) PMP
8 5 (0.26%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.053%) MBA
11 1 (0.053%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.10%) QA
2 36 (1.91%) SLA
3 24 (1.27%) GDPR
4 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) WCAG
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.053%) PMO
7 1 (0.053%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (2.70%) Docker
2 50 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.58%) Varnish
5 4 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.37%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.32%) CloudHub
9 5 (0.26%) Ansible
9 5 (0.26%) DameWare
10 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.16%) Puppet
12 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.11%) Packer
12 2 (0.11%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.11%) Terraform
13 1 (0.053%) SCSM
Vendors
1 277 (14.67%) Sitecore
2 267 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 204 (10.81%) Adobe
4 168 (8.90%) Google
5 102 (5.40%) SAP
6 100 (5.30%) Oracle
7 78 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
8 65 (3.44%) hybris
9 48 (2.54%) ATG
10 44 (2.33%) Zend
11 41 (2.17%) Cisco
12 27 (1.43%) Elastic Path
13 23 (1.22%) Interwoven
14 22 (1.17%) Alterian
14 22 (1.17%) Xamarin
15 21 (1.11%) Avaya
16 18 (0.95%) MuleSoft
16 18 (0.95%) Twitter
17 16 (0.85%) WooCommerce
18 14 (0.74%) Maxymiser