Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 173 179
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 -33
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3,111 3,410 4,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 2.00% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.78% 11.22% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 2,824 3,535
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 28,865 30,394 37,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.79% 17.82% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23,433 25,145 31,926
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 15 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 20 May 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 -16 2,960 £45,000 +5.88% 520
UK excluding London -20 1,663 £40,000 +6.67% 359
London -15 1,401 £55,000 +10.00% 196
South East +22 692 £42,500 +6.25% 105
North of England -15 405 £37,500 - 91
North West +2 238 £40,000 +6.67% 49
Midlands -37 198 £35,000 +7.69% 65
South West -21 163 £36,000 +2.86% 34
West Midlands +17 139 £35,000 - 34
Yorkshire -22 135 £33,500 -4.29% 36
East of England -89 99 £42,000 +7.01% 29
East Midlands -66 59 £37,500 +25.00% 31
Scotland -78 59 £38,500 +2.67% 28
Wales +24 49 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North East -19 32 £35,000 - 6

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 1,682 (54.07%) JavaScript
2 1,603 (51.53%) HTML
3 1,468 (47.19%) CSS
4 1,242 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1,154 (37.09%) .NET
6 1,019 (32.75%) MVC
7 985 (31.66%) C#
8 866 (27.84%) Web Development
9 865 (27.80%) jQuery
10 790 (25.39%) ASP.NET
11 776 (24.94%) Content Management
12 767 (24.65%) PHP
13 658 (21.15%) SQL Server
14 625 (20.09%) AngularJS
15 615 (19.77%) Git (software)
16 611 (19.64%) Umbraco
17 568 (18.26%) HTML5
18 565 (18.16%) SQL
19 559 (17.97%) Marketing
20 549 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
20 549 (17.65%) Sitecore
21 524 (16.84%) E-Commerce
22 490 (15.75%) MySQL
23 476 (15.30%) Microsoft
24 475 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
25 453 (14.56%) User Experience
26 441 (14.18%) Front End Development
27 437 (14.05%) WordPress
28 407 (13.08%) CSS3
29 398 (12.79%) 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
1 611 (19.64%) Umbraco
2 549 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 437 (14.05%) WordPress
4 305 (9.80%) EPiServer
5 279 (8.97%) Drupal
6 151 (4.85%) Apache
7 125 (4.02%) Kentico
8 119 (3.83%) IIS
9 113 (3.63%) SharePoint
10 98 (3.15%) Confluence
11 85 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 58 (1.86%) Joomla!
13 54 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
14 47 (1.51%) nginx
15 42 (1.35%) Sitefinity
16 36 (1.16%) DNN
17 35 (1.13%) Apache Solr
17 35 (1.13%) WebSphere
18 32 (1.03%) Immediacy CMS
19 31 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 183 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 91 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 43 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (0.61%) InDesign
7 17 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.29%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (0.23%) InVision
12 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.096%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.096%) GIMP
14 3 (0.096%) HipChat
15 1 (0.032%) PrintSoft PReS
15 1 (0.032%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 146 (4.69%) Magento
2 43 (1.38%) Eloqua
3 40 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
4 22 (0.71%) Shopify
5 18 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.26%) CiviCRM
7 8 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.23%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.19%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.096%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.096%) nopCommerce
11 3 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.096%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.064%) FastStats
12 2 (0.064%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 290 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 254 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (3.12%) npm
4 95 (3.05%) Google Analytics
5 90 (2.89%) GitHub
6 89 (2.86%) SaaS
7 34 (1.09%) Office 365
8 30 (0.96%) AdWords
8 30 (0.96%) PaaS
9 24 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (0.74%) MailChimp
11 22 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
12 21 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 18 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (0.55%) Serverless
15 16 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
17 14 (0.45%) Basecamp
18 13 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.18%) Internet
2 97 (3.12%) Intranet
3 75 (2.41%) DNS
4 62 (1.99%) HTTP
5 59 (1.90%) Firewall
6 31 (1.00%) SSH
7 27 (0.87%) SSL
8 25 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 22 (0.71%) WAN
10 21 (0.68%) LAN
11 19 (0.61%) Skype
12 15 (0.48%) SMS
13 14 (0.45%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.42%) Network Security
15 12 (0.39%) FTP
15 12 (0.39%) SMTP
15 12 (0.39%) VPN
16 11 (0.35%) VoIP
17 9 (0.29%) SNMP
18 8 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 490 (15.75%) MySQL
3 169 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 160 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 78 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 52 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (1.48%) Couchbase
9 40 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (0.74%) Big Data
15 21 (0.68%) MariaDB
15 21 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.68%) Redis
16 17 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 615 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 257 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 198 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 178 (5.72%) JIRA
5 155 (4.98%) gulp
6 147 (4.73%) Subversion
7 137 (4.40%) Selenium
8 110 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 102 (3.28%) Mocha
9 102 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 93 (2.99%) Jenkins
11 92 (2.96%) Grunt
12 80 (2.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 77 (2.48%) webpack
14 63 (2.03%) Bower
15 57 (1.83%) Protractor
15 57 (1.83%) Sinon.JS
16 56 (1.80%) Jasmine
17 55 (1.77%) Maven
18 40 (1.29%) JUnit
General
1 559 (17.97%) Marketing
2 398 (12.79%) Finance
3 124 (3.99%) Retail
4 115 (3.70%) Advertising
5 69 (2.22%) Publishing
6 65 (2.09%) Games
7 51 (1.64%) Banking
8 43 (1.38%) Legal
9 34 (1.09%) Law
10 33 (1.06%) Back Office
11 31 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 25 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
16 11 (0.35%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.26%) Automotive
18 6 (0.19%) Billing
19 5 (0.16%) Local Government
19 5 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,952 (62.75%) Developer
2 565 (18.16%) .NET Developer
3 405 (13.02%) Web Developer
4 329 (10.58%) PHP Developer
5 308 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 295 (9.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 280 (9.00%) Senior Developer
8 205 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 181 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 179 (5.75%) Lead Developer
11 165 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 147 (4.73%) Analyst
13 143 (4.60%) Software Developer
14 142 (4.56%) HTML Developer
15 126 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 115 (3.70%) Project Manager
17 108 (3.47%) Architect
18 105 (3.38%) CMS Developer
19 104 (3.34%) Sitecore Developer
20 102 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,603 (51.53%) HTML
2 1,468 (47.19%) CSS
3 1,154 (37.09%) .NET
4 865 (27.80%) jQuery
5 790 (25.39%) ASP.NET
6 625 (20.09%) AngularJS
7 568 (18.26%) HTML5
8 475 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 407 (13.08%) CSS3
10 344 (11.06%) Sass
10 344 (11.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 315 (10.13%) React
12 276 (8.87%) Web Services
13 241 (7.75%) .NET Framework
14 234 (7.52%) RESTful
15 227 (7.30%) Node.js
16 226 (7.26%) Laravel
17 202 (6.49%) XML
18 201 (6.46%) Ajax
19 195 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 453 (14.56%) User Experience
2 272 (8.74%) Mobile App
3 148 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 128 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 125 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 111 (3.57%) Social Media
7 79 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 71 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 69 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
10 57 (1.83%) Fintech
11 47 (1.51%) Cloud Native
12 46 (1.48%) Virtual Team
13 41 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (1.00%) e-Learning
15 28 (0.90%) Blog
15 28 (0.90%) W3C
16 26 (0.84%) Digital Media
17 21 (0.68%) Animation
17 21 (0.68%) Clustering
18 20 (0.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 301 (9.68%) Linux
2 107 (3.44%) Windows
3 80 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 72 (2.31%) Android
5 53 (1.70%) Unix
6 43 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.29%) CentOS
10 9 (0.29%) Debian
11 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.23%) HPUX
12 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.23%) Solaris
12 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.032%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,242 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1,019 (32.75%) MVC
3 866 (27.84%) Web Development
4 776 (24.94%) Content Management
5 524 (16.84%) E-Commerce
6 441 (14.18%) Front End Development
7 366 (11.76%) TDD
8 362 (11.64%) Software Engineering
9 355 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
10 350 (11.25%) Scrum
11 295 (9.48%) Analytics
12 268 (8.61%) SEO
13 264 (8.49%) DevOps
14 251 (8.07%) OO
15 242 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
16 224 (7.20%) Responsive Web Design
17 219 (7.04%) SDLC
18 206 (6.62%) CRM
19 196 (6.30%) OOP
20 195 (6.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,682 (54.07%) JavaScript
2 985 (31.66%) C#
3 767 (24.65%) PHP
4 565 (18.16%) SQL
5 350 (11.25%) Java
6 113 (3.63%) T-SQL
7 109 (3.50%) Python
8 68 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 66 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 65 (2.09%) ES6
11 56 (1.80%) PHP 7
12 55 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 53 (1.70%) Java 8
14 52 (1.67%) Perl
15 51 (1.64%) Ruby
16 41 (1.32%) C
17 37 (1.19%) VB
18 34 (1.09%) TypeScript
19 29 (0.93%) PHP 5
20 19 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 310 (9.96%) Degree
2 74 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.54%) SAFe Agilist
4 33 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.39%) ISEB
8 10 (0.32%) CCNA
9 7 (0.23%) MCPD
9 7 (0.23%) MCTS
9 7 (0.23%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.16%) CCIE
11 5 (0.16%) CCNP
11 5 (0.16%) CCVP
11 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.16%) MCSA
11 5 (0.16%) MCSE
11 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (6.53%) QA
2 18 (0.58%) SLA
3 16 (0.51%) GDPR
4 12 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.35%) PMO
6 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.13%) WCAG
10 3 (0.096%) GCP
11 2 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 142 (4.56%) Docker
2 37 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.32%) vSphere
6 9 (0.29%) Varnish
6 9 (0.29%) vCloud
7 7 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.23%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.19%) LXC
8 6 (0.19%) XenApp
9 4 (0.13%) etcd
9 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.064%) KVM
11 1 (0.032%) NFS
11 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (1.25%) Ansible
3 35 (1.13%) Puppet
4 22 (0.71%) Terraform
5 20 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.48%) SCCM
7 10 (0.32%) cPanel
8 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.29%) Nagios
8 9 (0.29%) Pingdom
8 9 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.19%) Plesk
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 549 (17.65%) Sitecore
2 476 (15.30%) Microsoft
3 232 (7.46%) Adobe
4 172 (5.53%) Google
5 94 (3.02%) Oracle
6 81 (2.60%) hybris
7 73 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 59 (1.90%) Zend
9 57 (1.83%) ATG
10 55 (1.77%) Xamarin
11 54 (1.74%) SAP
12 53 (1.70%) Twitter
13 42 (1.35%) IBM
14 37 (1.19%) Marketo
15 31 (1.00%) Facebook
16 30 (0.96%) Alterian
17 28 (0.90%) Capita
18 22 (0.71%) VMware
19 19 (0.61%) Alias
20 17 (0.55%) Splunk