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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 178 158
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20  
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1889 1930 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 1.96% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.77% 10.47% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1689 1934
Median salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.73%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16045 18426 21550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.73% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13033 15672 17882
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 1758 £45,000 +8.43% 265
London +24 836 £50,000 +5.26% 105
South East -4 268 £42,500 +6.25% 33
North West -7 147 £40,000 - 27
Manchester +13 112 £42,500 - 14
South West -6 111 £35,000 -6.66% 23
East of England -7 110 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Yorkshire -6 103 £37,500 +7.14% 18
West Midlands -22 91 £36,000 +20.00% 21
East Midlands +68 80 £35,000 -6.66% 13
City of London -19 78 £50,000 - 16
Scotland -9 62 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Surrey +45 54 £54,375 +40.32% 10
Hampshire +15 54 £38,125 +8.92% 7
Berkshire -7 53 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -21 47 £33,750 -2.87% 11
Oxfordshire +11 46 £40,000 +2.56% 2
North Yorkshire +25 45 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Hertfordshire +23 44 £42,500 -7.60% 9
Bristol -37 44 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Edinburgh +3 42 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Leicestershire +37 39 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Oxford +6 34 £40,000 +2.56%
Birmingham -17 32 £40,000 +39.13% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 29 £51,250 +20.58% 4
South Wales +16 26 £40,000 +14.28%
Cardiff +12 26 £40,000 +14.28%
Wales +5 26 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leicester +34 25 £25,000 -28.57% 1
St Albans +25 25 £47,500 +5.55% 6

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CMS.

1 1967 (55.50%) HTML
2 1876 (52.93%) CSS
3 1859 (52.45%) JavaScript
4 1306 (36.85%) .NET
5 1302 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
6 1146 (32.34%) C#
7 1073 (30.28%) MVC
8 1017 (28.70%) Content Management
9 986 (27.82%) Web Development
10 920 (25.96%) jQuery
11 855 (24.13%) SQL Server
12 843 (23.79%) ASP.NET
13 796 (22.46%) PHP
14 791 (22.32%) HTML5
15 782 (22.07%) E-Commerce
16 777 (21.92%) AngularJS
17 701 (19.78%) SQL
18 652 (18.40%) Marketing
19 636 (17.95%) Microsoft
20 610 (17.21%) Sitecore CMS
20 610 (17.21%) Sitecore
21 601 (16.96%) Git (software)
22 586 (16.53%) Scrum
23 577 (16.28%) TDD
24 563 (15.89%) Umbraco
25 545 (15.38%) User Experience
26 483 (13.63%) CSS3
27 475 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
28 474 (13.37%) Java
29 472 (13.32%) 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
1 610 (17.21%) Sitecore CMS
2 563 (15.89%) Umbraco
3 363 (10.24%) WordPress
4 302 (8.52%) Drupal
5 284 (8.01%) EPiServer
6 180 (5.08%) Apache
7 147 (4.15%) Kentico
8 142 (4.01%) IIS
9 135 (3.81%) WebSphere
10 124 (3.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 106 (2.99%) Apache Solr
12 87 (2.45%) Sitefinity
13 81 (2.29%) SharePoint
14 74 (2.09%) Tomcat
15 71 (2.00%) Confluence
16 62 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
17 49 (1.38%) Joomla!
18 47 (1.33%) CoreMedia CMS
19 45 (1.27%) DNN
19 45 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 180 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 135 (3.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 95 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 65 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 50 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
6 48 (1.35%) InDesign
7 26 (0.73%) MS Visio
8 23 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 18 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
10 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (0.25%) Camtasia
12 6 (0.17%) GIMP
12 6 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
13 5 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.14%) EngageOne
14 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.085%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 151 (4.26%) Magento
2 50 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.90%) WebTrends
5 26 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 23 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 22 (0.62%) Shopify
8 21 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
9 11 (0.31%) OpenCart
10 10 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
11 9 (0.25%) SessionCam
11 9 (0.25%) Social Studio
12 8 (0.23%) Unica
13 7 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
15 5 (0.14%) nopCommerce
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 244 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 178 (5.02%) SaaS
4 146 (4.12%) Google Analytics
5 97 (2.74%) GitHub
6 87 (2.45%) PaaS
7 86 (2.43%) IaaS
8 51 (1.44%) Office 365
9 35 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.45%) MailChimp
10 16 (0.45%) Sage Pay
11 15 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
12 13 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.31%) G Suite
14 10 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.28%) Basecamp
15 9 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.23%) AdWords
16 8 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.81%) Internet
2 89 (2.51%) HTTP
3 77 (2.17%) Intranet
4 76 (2.14%) DNS
5 23 (0.65%) Firewall
6 21 (0.59%) DHCP
6 21 (0.59%) SSL
7 19 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.48%) Extranet
9 16 (0.45%) Skype
10 14 (0.40%) LAN
10 14 (0.40%) VPN
10 14 (0.40%) WAN
11 13 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.37%) Network Security
12 12 (0.34%) AMQP
12 12 (0.34%) Broadband
13 11 (0.31%) BGP
13 11 (0.31%) VoIP
13 11 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 855 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 449 (12.67%) MySQL
3 158 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 124 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 97 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 86 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 61 (1.72%) Big Data
9 59 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 35 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (0.90%) Redis
15 31 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 30 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (0.37%) Couchbase
19 13 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 601 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 236 (6.66%) JIRA
3 227 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 214 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 153 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 147 (4.15%) Subversion
7 123 (3.47%) gulp
8 111 (3.13%) NUnit
9 95 (2.68%) Selenium
10 93 (2.62%) Grunt
11 84 (2.37%) TeamCity
12 45 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 43 (1.21%) JUnit
13 43 (1.21%) Maven
14 40 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 36 (1.02%) Bitbucket
16 35 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
17 32 (0.90%) Mocha
18 31 (0.87%) MSTest
19 29 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 652 (18.40%) Marketing
2 472 (13.32%) Finance
3 311 (8.78%) Retail
4 150 (4.23%) Publishing
5 113 (3.19%) Advertising
6 104 (2.93%) Legal
7 90 (2.54%) Games
8 89 (2.51%) Banking
9 66 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 63 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 52 (1.47%) Multimedia
12 49 (1.38%) Back Office
13 44 (1.24%) Electronics
14 38 (1.07%) Automotive
15 30 (0.85%) Law
16 24 (0.68%) Online Betting
17 21 (0.59%) Military
18 15 (0.42%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.20%) Front Office
20 6 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2236 (63.09%) Developer
2 706 (19.92%) .NET Developer
3 495 (13.97%) Web Developer
4 383 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 353 (9.96%) PHP Developer
6 345 (9.73%) Senior Developer
7 321 (9.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 296 (8.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 238 (6.72%) HTML Developer
10 229 (6.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 176 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
12 172 (4.85%) Architect
13 171 (4.83%) HTML CSS Developer
14 170 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
15 166 (4.68%) Analyst
16 159 (4.49%) CMS Developer
17 152 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 149 (4.20%) Lead Developer
19 148 (4.18%) .NET Web Developer
20 139 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1967 (55.50%) HTML
2 1876 (52.93%) CSS
3 1306 (36.85%) .NET
4 920 (25.96%) jQuery
5 843 (23.79%) ASP.NET
6 791 (22.32%) HTML5
7 777 (21.92%) AngularJS
8 483 (13.63%) CSS3
9 475 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 440 (12.42%) Web Services
11 353 (9.96%) .NET Framework
12 344 (9.71%) XML
13 321 (9.06%) Node.js
14 294 (8.30%) Sass
15 250 (7.05%) REST
16 249 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 246 (6.94%) Ajax
18 245 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 214 (6.04%) Entity Framework
19 214 (6.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 545 (15.38%) User Experience
2 228 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 227 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (4.15%) Social Media
5 116 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 97 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 58 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 51 (1.44%) W3C
11 47 (1.33%) Digital Media
12 42 (1.19%) Graphic Design
13 40 (1.13%) Blog
13 40 (1.13%) iPad
14 36 (1.02%) e-Learning
15 28 (0.79%) Online Games
16 27 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 26 (0.73%) FMCG
17 26 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
18 19 (0.54%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 260 (7.34%) Linux
2 235 (6.63%) Windows
3 157 (4.43%) Apple iOS
4 149 (4.20%) Android
5 107 (3.02%) Windows Server
6 63 (1.78%) Unix
7 54 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 29 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.71%) CentOS
12 24 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.25%) Solaris
16 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.14%) VMS
19 2 (0.056%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1302 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (30.28%) MVC
3 1017 (28.70%) Content Management
4 986 (27.82%) Web Development
5 782 (22.07%) E-Commerce
6 586 (16.53%) Scrum
7 577 (16.28%) TDD
8 431 (12.16%) Front End Development
9 384 (10.84%) CRM
10 367 (10.36%) OO
11 320 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
12 304 (8.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 296 (8.35%) Analytics
14 274 (7.73%) SEO
15 257 (7.25%) Project Management
16 251 (7.08%) BDD
17 249 (7.03%) SDLC
18 238 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
19 229 (6.46%) Open Source
20 198 (5.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1859 (52.45%) JavaScript
2 1146 (32.34%) C#
3 796 (22.46%) PHP
4 701 (19.78%) SQL
5 474 (13.37%) Java
6 144 (4.06%) T-SQL
7 98 (2.77%) Python
8 67 (1.89%) Ruby
9 58 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 55 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 50 (1.41%) ES6
12 39 (1.10%) C
12 39 (1.10%) XPath
13 35 (0.99%) Perl
14 31 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 31 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 29 (0.82%) VB
16 27 (0.76%) Groovy
17 21 (0.59%) C++
17 21 (0.59%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 342 (9.65%) Degree
2 64 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.73%) ISEB
6 17 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.40%) MCP
7 14 (0.40%) MCTS
8 13 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.23%) MCSE
12 7 (0.20%) MCSA
12 7 (0.20%) MCSD
13 6 (0.17%) MCPD
13 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.14%) CBAP
15 4 (0.11%) PMP
15 4 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.22%) QA
2 55 (1.55%) SLA
3 37 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.76%) WCAG
6 21 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.28%) PMO
8 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.17%) Section 508
10 5 (0.14%) GCP
11 3 (0.085%) TickIT
11 3 (0.085%) WAI
12 2 (0.056%) GDPR
13 1 (0.028%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.028%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 69 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.66%) Docker
3 28 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.25%) Varnish
6 8 (0.23%) vSphere
7 6 (0.17%) Firmware
7 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.14%) Samba
8 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.11%) LXC
10 3 (0.085%) KVM
10 3 (0.085%) NFS
10 3 (0.085%) vCloud
11 1 (0.028%) XenApp
11 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (1.52%) Puppet
2 29 (0.82%) Ansible
3 23 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.56%) Nagios
5 16 (0.45%) SCCM
6 12 (0.34%) Grafana
6 12 (0.34%) MOM
7 10 (0.28%) Graphite
8 9 (0.25%) TeamSite
9 6 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.14%) Salt
10 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.11%) cPanel
11 4 (0.11%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.11%) SCOM
12 3 (0.085%) Kibana
13 2 (0.056%) Icinga
Vendors
1 636 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 610 (17.21%) Sitecore
3 323 (9.11%) Adobe
4 197 (5.56%) Google
4 197 (5.56%) Oracle
5 125 (3.53%) IBM
6 121 (3.41%) hybris
7 95 (2.68%) ATG
8 79 (2.23%) Zend
9 78 (2.20%) Demandware
9 78 (2.20%) SAP
10 76 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 62 (1.75%) Alterian
12 50 (1.41%) VMware
13 36 (1.02%) Xamarin
14 30 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.85%) Twitter
15 29 (0.82%) Facebook
16 26 (0.73%) Marketo
17 22 (0.62%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum up to £55k + share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Health, Free laptop, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £52500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £34000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum up to £55k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago