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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 169 157
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1804 1993 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 2.02% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.72% 10.80% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1750 1911
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15396 18447 21381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.73% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12591 15658 17685
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 1682 £42,500 - 303
London +20 776 £50,000 +5.26% 113
South East +24 292 £40,000 -5.88% 46
North West -14 143 £40,000 - 34
Yorkshire -11 110 £40,000 +14.28% 18
East of England +5 103 £39,250 +4.66% 21
South West -11 96 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Manchester -15 84 £42,500 - 22
East Midlands +50 77 £30,000 -25.00% 11
West Midlands -19 68 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Scotland -5 67 £37,500 -3.84% 15
Berkshire +14 63 £45,000 -5.26% 8
City of London -38 63 £42,500 -15.00% 24
Hampshire +24 53 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Oxfordshire +25 52 £38,500 -9.41% 7
North Yorkshire +32 50 £45,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -37 44 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Hertfordshire +33 42 £41,250 -10.32% 6
Surrey +26 42 £45,500 +1.11% 5
Bristol -26 42 £37,500 - 9
Edinburgh +17 41 £37,500 -3.84% 10
Leicestershire +34 40 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Oxford +13 35 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 33 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Leeds -28 31 £32,000 -8.57% 8
Cheshire -23 26 £40,000 - 5
West Sussex +2 24 £37,500 -25.00% 3
St Albans +10 22 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Birmingham -2 22 £36,250 +9.84% 9
Glasgow -13 22 £40,000 +5.26% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, 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 1897 (56.21%) HTML
2 1817 (53.84%) CSS
3 1761 (52.18%) JavaScript
4 1270 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1248 (36.98%) .NET
6 1101 (32.62%) C#
7 1041 (30.84%) Content Management
8 1012 (29.99%) MVC
9 978 (28.98%) Web Development
10 865 (25.63%) jQuery
11 838 (24.83%) ASP.NET
12 826 (24.47%) SQL Server
13 778 (23.05%) HTML5
14 765 (22.67%) E-Commerce
15 743 (22.01%) AngularJS
16 737 (21.84%) PHP
17 658 (19.50%) SQL
18 640 (18.96%) Microsoft
19 614 (18.19%) Marketing
20 571 (16.92%) Git (software)
21 566 (16.77%) Umbraco
22 556 (16.47%) Scrum
23 543 (16.09%) TDD
24 534 (15.82%) Sitecore CMS
24 534 (15.82%) Sitecore
25 532 (15.76%) User Experience
26 498 (14.76%) CSS3
27 477 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
28 474 (14.04%) Web Services
29 469 (13.90%) Finance

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
1 566 (16.77%) Umbraco
2 534 (15.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 341 (10.10%) WordPress
4 291 (8.62%) Drupal
5 283 (8.39%) EPiServer
6 171 (5.07%) Apache
7 157 (4.65%) IIS
8 145 (4.30%) Kentico
9 138 (4.09%) WebSphere
10 123 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 102 (3.02%) Apache Solr
12 86 (2.55%) SharePoint
13 82 (2.43%) Tomcat
14 78 (2.31%) Sitefinity
15 62 (1.84%) Confluence
15 62 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
16 48 (1.42%) Immediacy CMS
17 47 (1.39%) DNN
17 47 (1.39%) Joomla!
18 43 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 191 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 128 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 94 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 59 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 54 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
6 48 (1.42%) InDesign
7 32 (0.95%) MS Visio
8 29 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.24%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.21%) Camtasia
14 6 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.18%) GIMP
14 6 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
15 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.12%) EngageOne
15 4 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
16 3 (0.089%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 154 (4.56%) Magento
2 53 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
3 46 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 31 (0.92%) WebTrends
5 20 (0.59%) Shopify
6 17 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 16 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.39%) Eloqua
9 12 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
10 11 (0.33%) OpenCart
11 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
13 7 (0.21%) Unica
14 6 (0.18%) SessionCam
14 6 (0.18%) Social Studio
15 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
15 5 (0.15%) nopCommerce
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
15 5 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 231 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (5.04%) Google Analytics
3 168 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 167 (4.95%) SaaS
5 94 (2.79%) GitHub
6 84 (2.49%) IaaS
6 84 (2.49%) PaaS
7 52 (1.54%) Office 365
8 33 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.71%) Sage Pay
10 17 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
11 15 (0.44%) MailChimp
12 14 (0.41%) AdWords
13 11 (0.33%) Slack
14 10 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.27%) Basecamp
16 8 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 8 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.15%) Internet
2 99 (2.93%) Intranet
3 69 (2.04%) HTTP
4 56 (1.66%) DNS
5 20 (0.59%) Skype
6 17 (0.50%) SSL
7 15 (0.44%) Extranet
8 14 (0.41%) DHCP
8 14 (0.41%) Firewall
9 12 (0.36%) AMQP
10 11 (0.33%) Broadband
11 10 (0.30%) Network Security
11 10 (0.30%) VoIP
12 9 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.18%) Wireless
15 5 (0.15%) FTP
15 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.15%) SSH
16 4 (0.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 424 (12.56%) MySQL
3 145 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 140 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 93 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 91 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 83 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 78 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 71 (2.10%) Big Data
10 63 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 43 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (1.19%) Redis
14 39 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 25 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 571 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 234 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 223 (6.61%) JIRA
4 209 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 140 (4.15%) Subversion
6 139 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 117 (3.47%) gulp
8 103 (3.05%) Grunt
9 83 (2.46%) NUnit
9 83 (2.46%) TeamCity
10 75 (2.22%) Selenium
11 47 (1.39%) Maven
12 41 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
13 38 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 35 (1.04%) JUnit
15 32 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (0.86%) Bitbucket
17 26 (0.77%) Jasmine
18 25 (0.74%) Bower
18 25 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 614 (18.19%) Marketing
2 469 (13.90%) Finance
3 304 (9.01%) Retail
4 154 (4.56%) Publishing
5 108 (3.20%) Legal
6 83 (2.46%) Advertising
6 83 (2.46%) Banking
7 74 (2.19%) Games
8 63 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 36 (1.07%) Electronics
10 36 (1.07%) Multimedia
11 30 (0.89%) Back Office
12 25 (0.74%) Automotive
13 23 (0.68%) Law
14 22 (0.65%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.24%) Military
17 7 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2126 (62.99%) Developer
2 692 (20.50%) .NET Developer
3 492 (14.58%) Web Developer
4 392 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 319 (9.45%) PHP Developer
6 310 (9.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 301 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 300 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 231 (6.84%) HTML Developer
10 223 (6.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 180 (5.33%) Architect
12 175 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
13 172 (5.10%) HTML CSS Developer
14 162 (4.80%) Analyst
15 159 (4.71%) .NET Web Developer
16 153 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 152 (4.50%) CMS Developer
18 146 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
19 136 (4.03%) Sitecore Developer
20 133 (3.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1897 (56.21%) HTML
2 1817 (53.84%) CSS
3 1248 (36.98%) .NET
4 865 (25.63%) jQuery
5 838 (24.83%) ASP.NET
6 778 (23.05%) HTML5
7 743 (22.01%) AngularJS
8 498 (14.76%) CSS3
9 477 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 474 (14.04%) Web Services
11 393 (11.64%) XML
12 367 (10.87%) .NET Framework
13 296 (8.77%) Node.js
14 281 (8.33%) Sass
15 250 (7.41%) Ajax
16 245 (7.26%) REST
17 241 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 221 (6.55%) Entity Framework
19 216 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 194 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 532 (15.76%) User Experience
2 251 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 146 (4.33%) Social Media
5 109 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 104 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 93 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 67 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.75%) W3C
10 53 (1.57%) Digital Media
11 45 (1.33%) iPad
12 43 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 42 (1.24%) Graphic Design
14 34 (1.01%) Blog
15 33 (0.98%) FMCG
16 31 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
17 29 (0.86%) Online Games
18 26 (0.77%) e-Learning
19 23 (0.68%) Clustering
19 23 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 247 (7.32%) Linux
2 222 (6.58%) Windows
3 133 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 131 (3.88%) Android
5 103 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 59 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (1.72%) Unix
8 49 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 22 (0.65%) CentOS
10 22 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.24%) Solaris
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.15%) VMS
16 3 (0.089%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1270 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1041 (30.84%) Content Management
3 1012 (29.99%) MVC
4 978 (28.98%) Web Development
5 765 (22.67%) E-Commerce
6 556 (16.47%) Scrum
7 543 (16.09%) TDD
8 407 (12.06%) Front End Development
9 371 (10.99%) CRM
10 363 (10.76%) OO
11 313 (9.27%) Analytics
12 301 (8.92%) SEO
13 294 (8.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 268 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
15 248 (7.35%) SDLC
16 238 (7.05%) Project Management
17 235 (6.96%) BDD
18 227 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
19 217 (6.43%) Open Source
20 181 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1761 (52.18%) JavaScript
2 1101 (32.62%) C#
3 737 (21.84%) PHP
4 658 (19.50%) SQL
5 448 (13.27%) Java
6 125 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 91 (2.70%) Python
8 67 (1.99%) Ruby
9 66 (1.96%) TypeScript
10 65 (1.93%) XPath
11 57 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 39 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 36 (1.07%) Perl
14 30 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 30 (0.89%) C
14 30 (0.89%) ES6
15 26 (0.77%) VB
16 19 (0.56%) Scala
17 18 (0.53%) C++
18 17 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 320 (9.48%) Degree
2 53 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (0.62%) ISEB
4 18 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.44%) MCTS
6 12 (0.36%) MCP
7 10 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.24%) MCSD
9 8 (0.24%) OCMJEA
9 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.21%) PMP
11 6 (0.18%) MCPD
11 6 (0.18%) MCSE
12 5 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.12%) MCSA
13 4 (0.12%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.33%) QA
2 43 (1.27%) SLA
3 40 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.92%) WCAG
5 24 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.21%) PMO
8 5 (0.15%) GCP
8 5 (0.15%) Section 508
9 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.089%) TickIT
11 2 (0.059%) GDPR
12 1 (0.030%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 60 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.19%) Docker
3 28 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.41%) Varnish
6 7 (0.21%) Firmware
7 5 (0.15%) Samba
7 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.12%) LXC
8 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.089%) KVM
9 3 (0.089%) NFS
9 3 (0.089%) vCloud
10 2 (0.059%) vSphere
11 1 (0.030%) XenApp
11 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (1.21%) Puppet
2 23 (0.68%) Ansible
3 22 (0.65%) Grafana
3 22 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.59%) Graphite
5 14 (0.41%) Nagios
5 14 (0.41%) SCCM
6 12 (0.36%) MOM
7 6 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.15%) Salt
9 4 (0.12%) Pingdom
9 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.089%) cPanel
10 3 (0.089%) Kibana
10 3 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.059%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.059%) SCOM
11 2 (0.059%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.030%) WSUS
Vendors
1 640 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 534 (15.82%) Sitecore
3 314 (9.30%) Adobe
4 221 (6.55%) Google
5 200 (5.93%) Oracle
6 117 (3.47%) IBM
7 112 (3.32%) hybris
8 95 (2.81%) ATG
9 75 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 74 (2.19%) Zend
11 72 (2.13%) Demandware
12 65 (1.93%) Alterian
13 58 (1.72%) SAP
14 46 (1.36%) VMware
15 37 (1.10%) Xamarin
16 32 (0.95%) ServiceNow
17 31 (0.92%) Facebook
18 30 (0.89%) Red Hat
19 29 (0.86%) Twitter
20 18 (0.53%) Sage
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, free parking, subsidized computers
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday