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

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 251 198
Rank change year-on-year +2 -53 -13
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,503 2,038 3,113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.37% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.92% 8.82% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,639 2,766
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +8.11%

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 16,851 23,114 29,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.46% 15.50% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13,391 18,318 24,333
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +9.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 April 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 April 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 +3 1,409 £50,000 +11.11% 219
UK excluding London +33 880 £42,750 +6.88% 175
London -28 605 £57,500 +4.55% 50
South East +38 291 £45,000 +12.50% 44
North of England +15 211 £45,000 +20.00% 53
South West +44 153 £40,000 - 30
North West +43 119 £47,500 +26.67% 32
Midlands -26 92 £40,000 +1.27% 36
Work from Home +28 83 £52,500 +16.67% 21
Yorkshire +20 80 £37,500 -6.25% 15
West Midlands -16 61 £40,000 +4.90% 15
East of England +48 56 £50,000 +37.35% 7
Scotland +29 50 £41,000 +9.33% 4
East Midlands +18 31 £47,500 +20.25% 21
Wales +10 29 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North East -16 13 £47,500 +26.67% 6

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 708 (47.11%) HTML
2 706 (46.97%) JavaScript
3 700 (46.57%) CSS
4 627 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
5 482 (32.07%) Content Management
6 462 (30.74%) .NET
7 359 (23.89%) PHP
8 358 (23.82%) Web Development
9 348 (23.15%) C#
10 322 (21.42%) MVC
11 318 (21.16%) E-Commerce
12 274 (18.23%) Git (software)
13 272 (18.10%) AngularJS
14 270 (17.96%) Finance
15 257 (17.10%) jQuery
16 254 (16.90%) ASP.NET
17 251 (16.70%) Azure
18 243 (16.17%) Front End Development
19 234 (15.57%) Marketing
20 229 (15.24%) Sitecore CMS
20 229 (15.24%) Sitecore
21 226 (15.04%) User Experience
22 221 (14.70%) HTML5
23 214 (14.24%) Umbraco
24 206 (13.71%) WordPress
24 206 (13.71%) Scrum
25 203 (13.51%) Microsoft
26 194 (12.91%) SQL Server
26 194 (12.91%) React
27 186 (12.38%) Problem-Solving

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
1 229 (15.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 214 (14.24%) Umbraco
3 206 (13.71%) WordPress
4 158 (10.51%) EPiServer
5 111 (7.39%) Drupal
6 85 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 77 (5.12%) SharePoint
8 65 (4.32%) Kentico
9 44 (2.93%) Confluence
9 44 (2.93%) Sitefinity
10 36 (2.40%) Joomla!
11 35 (2.33%) IIS
12 29 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (1.80%) DNN
14 26 (1.73%) Immediacy CMS
15 22 (1.46%) Skype for Business
16 20 (1.33%) Apache
17 16 (1.06%) WebSphere
18 15 (1.00%) Headless CMS
19 14 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 72 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.33%) Sketch
3 30 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.46%) Adobe XD
5 19 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (1.06%) Chatbot
7 14 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.93%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.60%) InDesign
8 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.47%) InVision
11 6 (0.40%) GIMP
12 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.067%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.067%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 100 (6.65%) Magento
2 33 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 14 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
6 13 (0.86%) Shopify
7 10 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.47%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.33%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.067%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.067%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 251 (16.70%) Azure
2 171 (11.38%) AWS
3 76 (5.06%) SaaS
4 58 (3.86%) GitHub
5 39 (2.59%) Office 365
6 38 (2.53%) Google Analytics
7 37 (2.46%) GCP
8 36 (2.40%) Serverless
9 30 (2.00%) PaaS
10 28 (1.86%) IaaS
11 25 (1.66%) npm
12 12 (0.80%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.67%) BrowserStack
15 9 (0.60%) Apigee
15 9 (0.60%) Boomi
15 9 (0.60%) CloudFront
15 9 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.13%) Internet
2 39 (2.59%) DNS
3 33 (2.20%) Unified Communications
4 31 (2.06%) Firewall
5 29 (1.93%) Skype
6 22 (1.46%) WAN
6 22 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (1.40%) Converged Networks
7 21 (1.40%) PSTN
8 18 (1.20%) Intranet
9 13 (0.86%) HTTP
10 8 (0.53%) AMQP
10 8 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.53%) Extranet
10 8 (0.53%) H.323
10 8 (0.53%) Telepresence
11 6 (0.40%) RTMP
12 4 (0.27%) SSL
12 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 179 (11.91%) MySQL
3 44 (2.93%) MongoDB
4 21 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.06%) Redis
8 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2019
9 14 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
10 12 (0.80%) MariaDB
11 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.53%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 274 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.98%) JIRA
3 78 (5.19%) gulp
4 72 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 65 (4.32%) Visual Studio
6 50 (3.33%) Grunt
7 44 (2.93%) Subversion
8 43 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (2.40%) Bitbucket
10 31 (2.06%) Selenium
11 30 (2.00%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (1.66%) webpack
14 23 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (1.33%) JUnit
16 18 (1.20%) GitLab
17 16 (1.06%) PHPUnit
18 14 (0.93%) Travis CI
18 14 (0.93%) WebDriver
19 12 (0.80%) git-flow
General
1 270 (17.96%) Finance
2 234 (15.57%) Marketing
3 123 (8.18%) Retail
4 54 (3.59%) Advertising
5 36 (2.40%) Games
6 33 (2.20%) Public Sector
7 30 (2.00%) Publishing
8 27 (1.80%) Legal
9 25 (1.66%) Back Office
10 20 (1.33%) Banking
11 16 (1.06%) Automotive
11 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.80%) Danish Language
13 10 (0.67%) Law
14 7 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.40%) Police
16 5 (0.33%) Electronics
16 5 (0.33%) Local Government
17 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 852 (56.69%) Developer
2 201 (13.37%) .NET Developer
3 190 (12.64%) Web Developer
4 160 (10.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 148 (9.85%) PHP Developer
6 139 (9.25%) Senior Developer
7 109 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 108 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 89 (5.92%) Architect
10 84 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 70 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
12 63 (4.19%) Analyst
12 63 (4.19%) CMS Developer
13 59 (3.93%) PHP Web Developer
14 58 (3.86%) Software Engineer
15 56 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
16 54 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
17 53 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
17 53 (3.53%) Software Developer
18 48 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (47.11%) HTML
2 700 (46.57%) CSS
3 462 (30.74%) .NET
4 272 (18.10%) AngularJS
5 257 (17.10%) jQuery
6 254 (16.90%) ASP.NET
7 221 (14.70%) HTML5
8 194 (12.91%) React
9 162 (10.78%) Sass
10 161 (10.71%) Node.js
11 159 (10.58%) CSS3
12 156 (10.38%) Web Services
13 144 (9.58%) XML
14 140 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 127 (8.45%) Vue.js
16 121 (8.05%) REST
17 118 (7.85%) Laravel
18 110 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 108 (7.19%) Ajax
20 103 (6.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 226 (15.04%) User Experience
2 111 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 94 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 64 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.40%) iPad
8 34 (2.26%) Social Media
9 33 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.73%) Tandem
11 23 (1.53%) Cloud Native
11 23 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.06%) Blog
15 13 (0.86%) W3C
16 12 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
17 11 (0.73%) Contract for Difference
18 10 (0.67%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.79%) Linux
2 66 (4.39%) Windows
3 50 (3.33%) Android
4 48 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.13%) Unix
10 2 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.067%) Debian
11 1 (0.067%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (32.07%) Content Management
3 358 (23.82%) Web Development
4 322 (21.42%) MVC
5 318 (21.16%) E-Commerce
6 243 (16.17%) Front End Development
7 206 (13.71%) Scrum
8 186 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
9 176 (11.71%) DevOps
10 175 (11.64%) CRM
11 158 (10.51%) Project Management
12 146 (9.71%) TDD
13 117 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
14 116 (7.72%) SEO
15 115 (7.65%) Microservices
15 115 (7.65%) Software Engineering
16 99 (6.59%) Project Delivery
17 93 (6.19%) Analytics
18 90 (5.99%) Responsive Web Design
19 89 (5.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 706 (46.97%) JavaScript
2 359 (23.89%) PHP
3 348 (23.15%) C#
4 184 (12.24%) SQL
5 170 (11.31%) Java
6 54 (3.59%) Python
7 49 (3.26%) TypeScript
8 32 (2.13%) ES6
9 31 (2.06%) Ruby
9 31 (2.06%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.60%) C
11 18 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.13%) Java 8
13 14 (0.93%) PHP 7
14 13 (0.86%) C++
14 13 (0.86%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.73%) Groovy
16 8 (0.53%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.53%) Perl
17 7 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (5.92%) Degree
2 19 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.93%) MCSD
5 13 (0.86%) PhD
6 9 (0.60%) ISEB
7 7 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.40%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.33%) CIPD
9 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.27%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.27%) CBAP
10 4 (0.27%) IIBA
10 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.20%) APMP
11 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.92%) QA
2 27 (1.80%) WCAG
3 12 (0.80%) GDPR
4 6 (0.40%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) WAI
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (4.26%) Docker
2 19 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.40%) Varnish
4 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.60%) Kibana
3 21 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.00%) Ansible
5 12 (0.80%) Terraform
6 10 (0.67%) Puppet
7 9 (0.60%) Istio
7 9 (0.60%) Knative
8 8 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.53%) Salt
8 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.33%) cPanel
11 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.27%) OpenSSO
12 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.20%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.13%) Plesk
14 1 (0.067%) SCCM
Vendors
1 229 (15.24%) Sitecore
2 203 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 158 (10.51%) Adobe
4 73 (4.86%) Google
5 67 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (3.53%) Oracle
7 28 (1.86%) SAP
7 28 (1.86%) ServiceNow
8 26 (1.73%) Alterian
9 23 (1.53%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.53%) MuleSoft
10 21 (1.40%) BT
11 20 (1.33%) hybris
11 20 (1.33%) New Relic
11 20 (1.33%) Pardot
12 15 (1.00%) IBM
13 14 (0.93%) ATG
13 14 (0.93%) Zend
14 11 (0.73%) Capita
14 11 (0.73%) Splunk