Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 197 180
Rank change year-on-year -59 -17 +8
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,871 2,934 3,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.77% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.93% 10.65% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,363 2,348 3,040
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20,945 27,558 31,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 16.63% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16,528 22,112 25,266
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +4.82% +3.75%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 -56 1,784 £45,000 - 364
UK excluding London -64 1,007 £40,000 - 260
London -41 827 £55,000 - 119
South East -67 383 £40,000 -11.11% 57
North of England -25 256 £37,500 -6.25% 77
South West -21 154 £41,000 +17.14% 53
North West +2 142 £40,000 - 44
Yorkshire -31 102 £37,500 - 27
Midlands -79 94 £40,000 +6.67% 42
West Midlands -49 71 £40,000 +14.29% 20
East of England +41 66 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Scotland -3 34 £36,500 -2.67% 10
East Midlands -7 23 £31,500 -16.00% 22
Wales -7 20 £40,000 +13.48% 5
North East +3 12 £35,000 +7.69% 6

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 837 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 832 (44.47%) HTML
3 810 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
4 780 (41.69%) CSS
5 663 (35.44%) Content Management
6 538 (28.75%) .NET
7 444 (23.73%) C#
8 439 (23.46%) MVC
9 428 (22.88%) Web Development
10 421 (22.50%) Marketing
11 382 (20.42%) E-Commerce
12 377 (20.15%) PHP
13 371 (19.83%) User Experience
14 322 (17.21%) WordPress
15 321 (17.16%) jQuery
16 301 (16.09%) ASP.NET
17 297 (15.87%) AngularJS
18 286 (15.29%) Git (software)
18 286 (15.29%) Adobe
19 277 (14.80%) Microsoft
20 276 (14.75%) Front End Development
21 274 (14.64%) SQL
21 274 (14.64%) Scrum
22 267 (14.27%) SQL Server
22 267 (14.27%) Sitecore CMS
22 267 (14.27%) Sitecore
23 264 (14.11%) Azure
24 241 (12.88%) Umbraco
25 235 (12.56%) HTML5
26 226 (12.08%) DevOps

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
1 322 (17.21%) WordPress
2 267 (14.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 241 (12.88%) Umbraco
4 202 (10.80%) Drupal
5 114 (6.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 104 (5.56%) EPiServer
7 80 (4.28%) Confluence
8 73 (3.90%) Joomla!
8 73 (3.90%) Kentico
9 62 (3.31%) SharePoint
10 55 (2.94%) Apache Solr
11 51 (2.73%) Sitefinity
12 43 (2.30%) Apache
13 39 (2.08%) IIS
14 28 (1.50%) DNN
15 27 (1.44%) Immediacy CMS
16 19 (1.02%) SugarCRM
17 17 (0.91%) Headless CMS
17 17 (0.91%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 96 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 48 (2.57%) Sketch
3 43 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
5 32 (1.71%) Adobe XD
6 27 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (0.69%) InVision
8 13 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 12 (0.64%) InDesign
9 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.053%) GIMP
13 1 (0.053%) Mingle
13 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 155 (8.28%) Magento
2 66 (3.53%) SAP Hybris
3 52 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
4 44 (2.35%) SDL Web 8
5 32 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.96%) WebTrends
7 12 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.37%) Shopify
9 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.053%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.053%) MetaTrader
11 1 (0.053%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.053%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.053%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 264 (14.11%) Azure
2 184 (9.83%) AWS
3 68 (3.63%) Google Analytics
4 67 (3.58%) SaaS
5 57 (3.05%) GitHub
6 55 (2.94%) Serverless
7 52 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (2.19%) GCP
9 40 (2.14%) Office 365
10 32 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 30 (1.60%) npm
11 30 (1.60%) PaaS
12 26 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.64%) IaaS
13 12 (0.64%) Trello
14 11 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.53%) MailChimp
15 10 (0.53%) Power Platform
16 9 (0.48%) Apigee
16 9 (0.48%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 99 (5.29%) Internet
2 54 (2.89%) HTTP
3 31 (1.66%) DNS
4 21 (1.12%) Intranet
5 20 (1.07%) WebEx
6 19 (1.02%) Skype
7 18 (0.96%) Telepresence
7 18 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 17 (0.91%) VPN
9 16 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.75%) DHCP
10 14 (0.75%) Firewall
11 9 (0.48%) SSL
12 8 (0.43%) CTI
12 8 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.32%) FTP
14 6 (0.32%) GPRS
14 6 (0.32%) SMS
15 5 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 204 (10.90%) MySQL
3 84 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 53 (2.83%) RDBMS
5 47 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 37 (1.98%) Endeca
6 37 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 30 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (0.96%) Big Data
11 18 (0.96%) Redis
12 15 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (0.75%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.75%) MariaDB
14 10 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 286 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 155 (8.28%) JIRA
3 102 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 65 (3.47%) Visual Studio
5 38 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 38 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 35 (1.87%) gulp
7 34 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 33 (1.76%) Subversion
9 32 (1.71%) Grunt
9 32 (1.71%) Selenium
10 29 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.39%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.34%) Dreamweaver
12 25 (1.34%) Mocha
13 23 (1.23%) webpack
14 21 (1.12%) CircleCI
14 21 (1.12%) Maven
15 19 (1.02%) GitLab
16 18 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 421 (22.50%) Marketing
2 164 (8.77%) Retail
3 152 (8.12%) Finance
4 58 (3.10%) Advertising
5 52 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 52 (2.78%) Publishing
6 41 (2.19%) Banking
7 31 (1.66%) Legal
8 29 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 22 (1.18%) Back Office
9 22 (1.18%) Games
9 22 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.86%) Automotive
10 16 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.75%) Electronics
12 12 (0.64%) Law
13 6 (0.32%) Police
14 5 (0.27%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 917 (49.01%) Developer
2 217 (11.60%) .NET Developer
3 181 (9.67%) PHP Developer
4 168 (8.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 162 (8.66%) Senior Developer
6 156 (8.34%) Architect
7 138 (7.38%) Web Developer
8 134 (7.16%) Analyst
9 116 (6.20%) C# Developer
10 100 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
11 91 (4.86%) Project Manager
12 88 (4.70%) Designer
13 78 (4.17%) Software Developer
14 75 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 65 (3.47%) Digital Project Manager
16 63 (3.37%) Business Analyst
17 56 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
18 53 (2.83%) ASP.NET Developer
18 53 (2.83%) CMS Developer
19 52 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (44.47%) HTML
2 780 (41.69%) CSS
3 538 (28.75%) .NET
4 321 (17.16%) jQuery
5 301 (16.09%) ASP.NET
6 297 (15.87%) AngularJS
7 235 (12.56%) HTML5
8 190 (10.15%) XML
9 174 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 172 (9.19%) React
11 148 (7.91%) Web Services
12 142 (7.59%) CSS3
13 140 (7.48%) RESTful
14 135 (7.22%) JSON
15 129 (6.89%) Node.js
15 129 (6.89%) Sass
16 123 (6.57%) .NET Framework
17 110 (5.88%) REST
18 106 (5.67%) Spring
19 101 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 371 (19.83%) User Experience
2 167 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 134 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 80 (4.28%) Social Media
7 71 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
8 68 (3.63%) Virtual Team
9 44 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (2.08%) iPad
11 31 (1.66%) Tandem
12 26 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (1.34%) Cloud Native
14 22 (1.18%) Digital Media
15 21 (1.12%) N-Tier
16 20 (1.07%) Graphic Design
17 18 (0.96%) Animation
18 17 (0.91%) Anti-Piracy
19 16 (0.86%) NHS
20 14 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (5.18%) Android
2 84 (4.49%) Linux
3 81 (4.33%) Apple iOS
3 81 (4.33%) Windows
4 40 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 31 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.07%) Unix
10 14 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 810 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 663 (35.44%) Content Management
3 439 (23.46%) MVC
4 428 (22.88%) Web Development
5 382 (20.42%) E-Commerce
6 276 (14.75%) Front End Development
7 274 (14.64%) Scrum
8 226 (12.08%) DevOps
9 204 (10.90%) CRM
10 197 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 183 (9.78%) Analytics
12 175 (9.35%) SEO
13 174 (9.30%) Microservices
14 172 (9.19%) Project Management
15 156 (8.34%) TDD
16 138 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
17 132 (7.06%) OO
18 124 (6.63%) Project Delivery
19 119 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
20 118 (6.31%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 837 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 444 (23.73%) C#
3 377 (20.15%) PHP
4 274 (14.64%) SQL
5 189 (10.10%) Java
6 63 (3.37%) Python
7 52 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.67%) ES6
9 49 (2.62%) TypeScript
10 40 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.44%) Java 8
12 22 (1.18%) Ruby
13 21 (1.12%) VBScript
14 18 (0.96%) XPath
15 17 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.64%) C
16 12 (0.64%) Clojure
17 11 (0.59%) Haskell
17 11 (0.59%) Kotlin
17 11 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 196 (10.48%) Degree
2 28 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 10 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (0.43%) HND
7 7 (0.37%) MCP
8 6 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.32%) HNC
9 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.16%) MCSA
11 2 (0.11%) CCNA
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.11%) ISEB
11 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.11%) MCSD
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.053%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.89%) QA
2 40 (2.14%) GDPR
3 12 (0.64%) SLA
4 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.27%) WCAG
6 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.11%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (4.12%) Docker
2 52 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.53%) Varnish
5 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) KVM
7 2 (0.11%) oVirt
7 2 (0.11%) QEMU
8 1 (0.053%) LXC
8 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.053%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.98%) Ansible
3 27 (1.44%) Terraform
4 25 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 25 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
5 19 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 18 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 14 (0.75%) TeamSite
8 11 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.43%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.43%) Consul
9 8 (0.43%) Istio
9 8 (0.43%) Kibana
9 8 (0.43%) Knative
9 8 (0.43%) Puppet
9 8 (0.43%) Salt
10 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.21%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.21%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 286 (15.29%) Adobe
2 277 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 267 (14.27%) Sitecore
4 128 (6.84%) Oracle
5 122 (6.52%) Google
6 118 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
7 97 (5.18%) hybris
8 89 (4.76%) SAP
9 45 (2.41%) ATG
10 40 (2.14%) Elastic Path
11 37 (1.98%) Interwoven
12 30 (1.60%) Cisco
13 27 (1.44%) Alterian
14 24 (1.28%) MuleSoft
15 22 (1.18%) Zend
16 20 (1.07%) IBM
17 19 (1.02%) Demandware
18 16 (0.86%) Avaya
18 16 (0.86%) Splunk
19 14 (0.75%) OutSystems