Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 223 191
Rank change year-on-year -26 -32 +6
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,616 2,363 3,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.56% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.78% 9.73% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,286 1,868 2,804
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,625 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

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 18,412 24,279 29,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 16.03% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14,772 19,380 24,419
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,018 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +6.79% +1.25%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 -29 1,506 £47,500 +5.56% 408
UK excluding London -1 949 £40,000 - 298
London -50 633 £55,000 - 144
South East +5 311 £45,000 - 59
North of England +17 225 £40,000 - 82
South West +1 160 £37,500 -1.32% 48
North West +48 133 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Midlands -60 98 £38,500 +0.97% 52
Yorkshire -1 85 £35,000 -12.50% 16
East of England +34 77 £44,735 +11.84% 23
West Midlands -61 72 £40,000 +4.90% 32
Scotland +30 50 £42,500 +14.86% 19
Wales -8 29 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East Midlands +6 26 £35,000 -6.67% 20
North East -8 7 £50,701 +35.20% 16

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 800 (49.50%) JavaScript
2 761 (47.09%) HTML
3 716 (44.31%) CSS
4 672 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
5 550 (34.03%) .NET
6 527 (32.61%) Content Management
7 452 (27.97%) C#
8 422 (26.11%) MVC
9 372 (23.02%) Web Development
10 371 (22.96%) E-Commerce
11 361 (22.34%) PHP
12 317 (19.62%) ASP.NET
13 305 (18.87%) Git (software)
14 304 (18.81%) Marketing
15 298 (18.44%) jQuery
16 282 (17.45%) Azure
17 270 (16.71%) AngularJS
18 260 (16.09%) WordPress
19 259 (16.03%) SQL Server
20 258 (15.97%) Microsoft
21 257 (15.90%) Sitecore CMS
21 257 (15.90%) Sitecore
22 252 (15.59%) SQL
22 252 (15.59%) Scrum
23 240 (14.85%) HTML5
24 235 (14.54%) User Experience
25 227 (14.05%) Umbraco
26 223 (13.80%) Finance
27 220 (13.61%) Adobe
28 213 (13.18%) Front End Development

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
1 260 (16.09%) WordPress
2 257 (15.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 227 (14.05%) Umbraco
4 162 (10.02%) Drupal
5 151 (9.34%) EPiServer
6 118 (7.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 70 (4.33%) SharePoint
8 64 (3.96%) Kentico
9 62 (3.84%) IIS
10 49 (3.03%) Confluence
11 47 (2.91%) Joomla!
12 41 (2.54%) Sitefinity
13 34 (2.10%) Apache Solr
14 33 (2.04%) Headless CMS
15 32 (1.98%) Apache
15 32 (1.98%) WebSphere
16 27 (1.67%) DNN
17 26 (1.61%) Immediacy CMS
18 19 (1.18%) SugarCRM
19 15 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (1.30%) Sketch
6 16 (0.99%) Adobe XD
6 16 (0.99%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.37%) InVision
11 5 (0.31%) InDesign
12 4 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.19%) GIMP
14 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.062%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.062%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 123 (7.61%) Magento
2 38 (2.35%) SDL Web 8
3 28 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
4 26 (1.61%) SAP Hybris
5 23 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.68%) Shopify
8 10 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.31%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.062%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.062%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.062%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 282 (17.45%) Azure
2 178 (11.01%) AWS
3 69 (4.27%) GitHub
4 61 (3.77%) Serverless
5 55 (3.40%) SaaS
6 53 (3.28%) GCP
7 44 (2.72%) Google Analytics
8 36 (2.23%) Office 365
9 34 (2.10%) npm
10 28 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (1.67%) PaaS
12 19 (1.18%) Apigee
12 19 (1.18%) Boomi
13 15 (0.93%) IaaS
14 13 (0.80%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 12 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.68%) G Suite
17 10 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.63%) Internet
2 44 (2.72%) HTTP
3 33 (2.04%) DNS
4 20 (1.24%) Firewall
5 19 (1.18%) Intranet
6 16 (0.99%) Skype
7 11 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.50%) SSL
9 8 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.43%) AMQP
10 7 (0.43%) Extranet
11 6 (0.37%) DHCP
11 6 (0.37%) VPN
11 6 (0.37%) WAN
12 5 (0.31%) Converged Networks
12 5 (0.31%) PSTN
13 3 (0.19%) FTP
13 3 (0.19%) RTMP
14 2 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 174 (10.77%) MySQL
3 46 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (1.79%) Endeca
6 26 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 22 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 14 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
11 12 (0.74%) MariaDB
12 9 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.50%) Big Data
13 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 305 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 124 (7.67%) JIRA
3 113 (6.99%) Jenkins
4 76 (4.70%) Visual Studio
5 70 (4.33%) gulp
6 53 (3.28%) Grunt
7 51 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (2.97%) TeamCity
9 47 (2.91%) Bitbucket
10 44 (2.72%) Subversion
11 40 (2.48%) Selenium
12 34 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (1.98%) GitLab
14 29 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (1.61%) JUnit
16 25 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
17 24 (1.49%) Mocha
18 22 (1.36%) CircleCI
19 21 (1.30%) Mockito
19 21 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 304 (18.81%) Marketing
2 223 (13.80%) Finance
3 133 (8.23%) Retail
4 59 (3.65%) Advertising
5 32 (1.98%) Public Sector
6 29 (1.79%) Publishing
7 24 (1.49%) Games
8 23 (1.42%) Automotive
8 23 (1.42%) Legal
9 21 (1.30%) Banking
10 20 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 18 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.05%) Back Office
13 12 (0.74%) Danish Language
13 12 (0.74%) Electronics
14 10 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.56%) Law
16 7 (0.43%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.37%) Police
18 5 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 853 (52.78%) Developer
2 227 (14.05%) .NET Developer
3 174 (10.77%) Senior Developer
4 167 (10.33%) Web Developer
5 133 (8.23%) PHP Developer
6 124 (7.67%) Architect
6 124 (7.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 111 (6.87%) C# Developer
8 105 (6.50%) Project Manager
9 98 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 91 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
11 77 (4.76%) Analyst
12 75 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 63 (3.90%) Software Developer
14 62 (3.84%) CMS Developer
15 61 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
16 60 (3.71%) Senior .NET Developer
17 57 (3.53%) Software Engineer
18 56 (3.47%) Digital Project Manager
19 50 (3.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (47.09%) HTML
2 716 (44.31%) CSS
3 550 (34.03%) .NET
4 317 (19.62%) ASP.NET
5 298 (18.44%) jQuery
6 270 (16.71%) AngularJS
7 240 (14.85%) HTML5
8 203 (12.56%) Web Services
9 197 (12.19%) XML
10 187 (11.57%) React
11 170 (10.52%) CSS3
12 165 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 152 (9.41%) Node.js
14 149 (9.22%) Sass
15 135 (8.35%) RESTful
15 135 (8.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 129 (7.98%) JSON
17 125 (7.74%) REST
18 120 (7.43%) .NET Framework
19 113 (6.99%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 235 (14.54%) User Experience
2 144 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 114 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 65 (4.02%) iPad
7 53 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 50 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (2.60%) Social Media
11 33 (2.04%) Cloud Native
12 27 (1.67%) Tandem
13 24 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.05%) Digital Media
15 14 (0.87%) Blog
16 12 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
17 11 (0.68%) Graphic Design
17 11 (0.68%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.68%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.76%) Windows
2 76 (4.70%) Linux
3 49 (3.03%) Android
4 43 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.99%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.62%) Unix
10 9 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.062%) CentOS
13 1 (0.062%) Debian
13 1 (0.062%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (32.61%) Content Management
3 422 (26.11%) MVC
4 372 (23.02%) Web Development
5 371 (22.96%) E-Commerce
6 252 (15.59%) Scrum
7 213 (13.18%) Front End Development
8 198 (12.25%) DevOps
9 188 (11.63%) CRM
10 162 (10.02%) Project Management
11 156 (9.65%) TDD
12 155 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
13 150 (9.28%) Software Engineering
14 143 (8.85%) Microservices
15 131 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
16 127 (7.86%) Analytics
17 109 (6.75%) Unit Testing
18 107 (6.62%) OO
19 106 (6.56%) SEO
20 98 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 800 (49.50%) JavaScript
2 452 (27.97%) C#
3 361 (22.34%) PHP
4 252 (15.59%) SQL
5 163 (10.09%) Java
6 84 (5.20%) Python
7 56 (3.47%) ES6
8 54 (3.34%) TypeScript
9 46 (2.85%) Ruby
10 40 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.79%) Java 8
12 23 (1.42%) XPath
13 22 (1.36%) Groovy
14 19 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.68%) PHP 7
18 9 (0.56%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.56%) VB
18 9 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (8.29%) Degree
2 32 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (0.68%) ISEB
5 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.37%) MCSD
7 6 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.31%) CIPD
8 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.25%) CBAP
9 4 (0.25%) HND
9 4 (0.25%) IIBA
9 4 (0.25%) PhD
10 3 (0.19%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.80%) QA
2 23 (1.42%) WCAG
3 11 (0.68%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) GDPR
5 4 (0.25%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.25%) WAI
6 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.062%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (5.51%) Docker
2 30 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.56%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.062%) KVM
5 1 (0.062%) LXC
5 1 (0.062%) oVirt
5 1 (0.062%) QEMU
5 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.60%) Ansible
3 38 (2.35%) Terraform
4 26 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.55%) Kibana
6 21 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (1.18%) Istio
7 19 (1.18%) Knative
7 19 (1.18%) Puppet
8 18 (1.11%) Salt
9 13 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.31%) Consul
12 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.25%) OpenSSO
13 2 (0.12%) cPanel
13 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.12%) Plesk
13 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 258 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 257 (15.90%) Sitecore
3 220 (13.61%) Adobe
4 103 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
5 97 (6.00%) Google
6 84 (5.20%) Oracle
7 57 (3.53%) hybris
8 52 (3.22%) SAP
9 34 (2.10%) IBM
10 32 (1.98%) MuleSoft
11 26 (1.61%) Alterian
12 25 (1.55%) Elastic Path
12 25 (1.55%) Interwoven
13 24 (1.49%) New Relic
14 23 (1.42%) ServiceNow
15 22 (1.36%) Splunk
16 19 (1.18%) Dell
16 19 (1.18%) Xamarin
16 19 (1.18%) Zend
17 18 (1.11%) ATG