Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 252 202
Rank change year-on-year +8 -50 -25
Permanent jobs citing CMS 634 1,856 2,964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.32% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.27% 8.92% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 615 1,449 2,482
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,350 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 6,842 20,810 27,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.20% 14.82% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,592 16,449 22,283
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +4.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +10 607 £50,000 +11.11% 160
UK excluding London +52 368 £42,500 +6.25% 133
London 0 257 £65,000 +18.18% 39
South East +46 117 £50,000 +25.00% 25
North of England +81 112 £40,000 +6.67% 43
Work from Home +32 89 £52,500 +31.25% 22
North West +59 60 £41,000 +2.50% 16
Midlands +100 51 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Yorkshire +92 43 £40,000 +6.67% 21
South West +40 36 £38,750 -5.49% 13
East of England +106 30 £37,500 +1.48% 13
West Midlands +60 30 £45,000 +10.43% 14
East Midlands +97 21 £60,000 +100.00% 13
Scotland +88 17 £33,250 -11.33% 7
North East +26 9 £33,750 -25.25% 6
Wales +31 5 £47,500 +22.58% 5

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 342 (53.94%) JavaScript
2 297 (46.85%) HTML
3 296 (46.69%) CSS
4 263 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (28.71%) .NET
6 156 (24.61%) PHP
7 153 (24.13%) AngularJS
8 143 (22.56%) C#
9 137 (21.61%) Content Management
10 129 (20.35%) Git (software)
11 125 (19.72%) Azure
12 124 (19.56%) MVC
13 121 (19.09%) WordPress
14 115 (18.14%) User Experience
15 112 (17.67%) HTML5
16 111 (17.51%) Web Development
17 108 (17.03%) E-Commerce
18 103 (16.25%) ASP.NET
19 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
19 93 (14.67%) DevOps
20 90 (14.20%) CSS3
21 89 (14.04%) SQL Server
22 86 (13.56%) jQuery
22 86 (13.56%) Front End Development
23 85 (13.41%) React
24 80 (12.62%) TDD
24 80 (12.62%) Marketing
24 80 (12.62%) Sitecore CMS
24 80 (12.62%) Sitecore
25 78 (12.30%) Umbraco

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
1 121 (19.09%) WordPress
2 80 (12.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 78 (12.30%) Umbraco
4 53 (8.36%) EPiServer
5 36 (5.68%) Drupal
6 30 (4.73%) Joomla!
7 29 (4.57%) Kentico
8 27 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (3.63%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.68%) Sitefinity
11 16 (2.52%) Apache
12 15 (2.37%) Headless CMS
13 14 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (2.21%) DNN
14 13 (2.05%) Jadu
15 10 (1.58%) Apache Spark
15 10 (1.58%) Immediacy CMS
16 8 (1.26%) Orchard CMS
17 7 (1.10%) Confluence
18 6 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.89%) Sketch
3 10 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.42%) Figma
5 4 (0.63%) InVision
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.32%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.32%) Marvel
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 55 (8.68%) Magento
2 21 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (1.10%) Eloqua
4 7 (1.10%) Shopify
5 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.63%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.32%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.32%) Workfront
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 125 (19.72%) Azure
2 64 (10.09%) AWS
3 19 (3.00%) GCP
3 19 (3.00%) SaaS
4 16 (2.52%) Office 365
4 16 (2.52%) Serverless
5 15 (2.37%) Google Analytics
6 14 (2.21%) GitHub
6 14 (2.21%) npm
7 11 (1.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 10 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.10%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.10%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.79%) PaaS
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.47%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.47%) IaaS
12 3 (0.47%) NuGet
12 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.10%) H.323
2 25 (3.94%) ISDN
3 22 (3.47%) LAN
3 22 (3.47%) VoIP
4 21 (3.31%) MGCP
4 21 (3.31%) QSIG
4 21 (3.31%) SCCP
4 21 (3.31%) WebEx
5 19 (3.00%) Unified Communications
6 14 (2.21%) Internet
7 12 (1.89%) FTP
8 10 (1.58%) WAN
9 9 (1.42%) Skype
10 7 (1.10%) DNS
11 5 (0.79%) Intranet
12 4 (0.63%) Broadband
12 4 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (0.63%) MPLS
13 3 (0.47%) Telepresence
13 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 74 (11.67%) MySQL
3 16 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.74%) Big Data
7 11 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.58%) HBase
8 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2019
9 7 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.47%) DB2
12 3 (0.47%) Power BI
13 2 (0.32%) Redis
14 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 129 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.79%) JIRA
3 23 (3.63%) webpack
4 20 (3.15%) TeamCity
5 17 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (2.21%) Grunt
7 14 (2.21%) gulp
8 13 (2.05%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.89%) Selenium
9 12 (1.89%) Xcode
10 10 (1.58%) Android Studio
10 10 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.26%) Babel
11 8 (1.26%) git-flow
12 7 (1.10%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.79%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.79%) Cypress.io
14 5 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 80 (12.62%) Marketing
2 76 (11.99%) Finance
3 31 (4.89%) Publishing
4 25 (3.94%) Public Sector
5 22 (3.47%) Retail
6 17 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.52%) Advertising
8 15 (2.37%) Legal
9 14 (2.21%) Games
10 9 (1.42%) Front Office
11 6 (0.95%) Automotive
11 6 (0.95%) Electronics
11 6 (0.95%) Law
12 5 (0.79%) Local Government
13 4 (0.63%) Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.47%) Back Office
14 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.32%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 398 (62.78%) Developer
2 81 (12.78%) .NET Developer
3 77 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 64 (10.09%) Web Developer
5 62 (9.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 60 (9.46%) PHP Developer
7 47 (7.41%) Architect
8 38 (5.99%) Analyst
9 34 (5.36%) C# Developer
10 29 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (4.42%) ServiceNow Developer
12 26 (4.10%) Lead Developer
13 25 (3.94%) Magento Developer
14 22 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.15%) PHP Web Developer
15 20 (3.15%) Sitecore Developer
16 19 (3.00%) Analyst Developer
16 19 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (46.85%) HTML
2 296 (46.69%) CSS
3 182 (28.71%) .NET
4 153 (24.13%) AngularJS
5 112 (17.67%) HTML5
6 103 (16.25%) ASP.NET
7 90 (14.20%) CSS3
8 86 (13.56%) jQuery
9 85 (13.41%) React
10 75 (11.83%) REST
11 73 (11.51%) Node.js
12 72 (11.36%) RESTful
13 71 (11.20%) Sass
14 70 (11.04%) Ajax
15 65 (10.25%) Vue.js
16 64 (10.09%) .NET Framework
17 59 (9.31%) .NET Core
18 55 (8.68%) Web Services
19 54 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 53 (8.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (18.14%) User Experience
2 40 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.00%) Marketing Technology
6 15 (2.37%) Derivative
6 15 (2.37%) Swaptions
7 11 (1.74%) Social Media
8 10 (1.58%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.58%) Tandem
9 9 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.26%) Blog
11 6 (0.95%) Acoustics
12 5 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.79%) Clustering
12 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.57%) Windows
2 24 (3.79%) Android
2 24 (3.79%) Apple iOS
3 23 (3.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.84%) Linux
5 10 (1.58%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.47%) Unix
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.16%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.61%) Content Management
3 124 (19.56%) MVC
4 111 (17.51%) Web Development
5 108 (17.03%) E-Commerce
6 93 (14.67%) DevOps
7 86 (13.56%) Front End Development
8 80 (12.62%) TDD
9 67 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (10.09%) CRM
11 63 (9.94%) Scrum
12 52 (8.20%) Software Engineering
13 50 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (7.26%) Mentoring
15 45 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
15 45 (7.10%) Microservices
16 44 (6.94%) Analytics
17 42 (6.62%) Test Automation
18 35 (5.52%) OOP
19 34 (5.36%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 342 (53.94%) JavaScript
2 156 (24.61%) PHP
3 143 (22.56%) C#
4 71 (11.20%) SQL
5 55 (8.68%) TypeScript
6 36 (5.68%) Java
7 28 (4.42%) ES6
8 26 (4.10%) Python
9 16 (2.52%) C++
10 15 (2.37%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.89%) PHP 7
12 10 (1.58%) Apple Swift
12 10 (1.58%) Scala
13 9 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.95%) Ruby
16 4 (0.63%) Dart
17 3 (0.47%) C
17 3 (0.47%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (6.15%) Degree
2 14 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (2.21%) PhD
3 10 (1.58%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.10%) CCNA
5 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.95%) CCNP
6 6 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.79%) ISEB
8 4 (0.63%) CCA
8 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.47%) MCPD
9 3 (0.47%) MCSD
9 3 (0.47%) MCSE
9 3 (0.47%) MCTS
9 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.47%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.10%) QA
2 20 (3.15%) GDPR
3 14 (2.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) NCSC
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (3.94%) Docker
2 18 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.58%) HDFS
5 5 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (0.79%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (3.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (1.74%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.58%) Kibana
5 4 (0.63%) cPanel
5 4 (0.63%) Terraform
6 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.47%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.32%) Ansible
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 80 (12.62%) Sitecore
3 31 (4.89%) Cisco
3 31 (4.89%) Google
3 31 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (4.42%) Adobe
4 28 (4.42%) ServiceNow
5 26 (4.10%) Pardot
6 21 (3.31%) VMware
7 16 (2.52%) IBM
7 16 (2.52%) Zend
8 14 (2.21%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.89%) Oracle
10 11 (1.74%) Tealium
11 10 (1.58%) Alterian
12 9 (1.42%) HubSpot
13 7 (1.10%) Marketo
13 7 (1.10%) Polycom
14 6 (0.95%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.79%) SAP