Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 214 186
Rank change year-on-year -34 -28 +10
Permanent jobs citing CMS 1,804 2,745 3,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.68% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.02% 10.39% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,366 2,214 2,991
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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 20,004 26,424 31,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 16.21% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16,072 21,275 25,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -31 1,707 £46,500 +3.33% 383
UK excluding London -25 1,039 £40,000 - 312
London -49 730 £55,000 - 101
South East -53 356 £42,500 -5.56% 65
North of England +27 281 £37,500 -6.25% 76
North West +36 157 £40,000 - 42
South West -20 150 £40,000 +14.29% 65
Yorkshire -15 116 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Midlands -62 106 £40,000 +6.67% 56
East of England +43 82 £40,000 - 20
West Midlands -45 80 £42,250 +12.67% 31
Scotland +10 38 £37,500 - 13
Wales +11 26 £37,500 +2.74% 17
East Midlands +8 26 £30,000 -20.00% 25
North East +15 8 £45,153 +20.41% 7

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 872 (48.34%) JavaScript
2 855 (47.39%) HTML
3 793 (43.96%) CSS
4 732 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
5 626 (34.70%) Content Management
6 581 (32.21%) .NET
7 491 (27.22%) C#
8 466 (25.83%) MVC
9 425 (23.56%) Web Development
10 396 (21.95%) E-Commerce
11 384 (21.29%) PHP
12 373 (20.68%) Marketing
13 336 (18.63%) User Experience
14 328 (18.18%) ASP.NET
15 327 (18.13%) jQuery
16 312 (17.29%) WordPress
17 308 (17.07%) Git (software)
18 291 (16.13%) Microsoft
19 286 (15.85%) AngularJS
20 285 (15.80%) SQL Server
21 284 (15.74%) SQL
21 284 (15.74%) Azure
22 283 (15.69%) Adobe
23 261 (14.47%) Sitecore CMS
23 261 (14.47%) Sitecore
24 258 (14.30%) Umbraco
25 253 (14.02%) Scrum
26 249 (13.80%) Front End Development
27 234 (12.97%) HTML5
28 221 (12.25%) 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
1 312 (17.29%) WordPress
2 261 (14.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 258 (14.30%) Umbraco
4 180 (9.98%) Drupal
5 126 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 120 (6.65%) EPiServer
7 80 (4.43%) SharePoint
8 64 (3.55%) Joomla!
9 57 (3.16%) Kentico
10 54 (2.99%) IIS
11 53 (2.94%) Confluence
12 50 (2.77%) Sitefinity
13 48 (2.66%) Apache Solr
14 37 (2.05%) Apache
15 35 (1.94%) Headless CMS
16 27 (1.50%) DNN
17 26 (1.44%) Immediacy CMS
17 26 (1.44%) WebSphere
18 19 (1.05%) SugarCRM
19 16 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 84 (4.66%) Photoshop
2 49 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 39 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (2.05%) Sketch
5 23 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (1.16%) Adobe XD
7 11 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
8 10 (0.55%) InDesign
8 10 (0.55%) InVision
9 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.33%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.055%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.055%) GIMP
13 1 (0.055%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 138 (7.65%) Magento
2 47 (2.61%) SAP Hybris
3 44 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
4 43 (2.38%) SDL Web 8
5 28 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.83%) WebTrends
7 11 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.28%) Shopify
9 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.17%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.055%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.055%) MetaTrader
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.055%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.055%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 284 (15.74%) Azure
2 185 (10.25%) AWS
3 71 (3.94%) GitHub
4 70 (3.88%) Serverless
5 66 (3.66%) SaaS
6 61 (3.38%) Google Analytics
7 54 (2.99%) GCP
8 42 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (2.16%) npm
10 33 (1.83%) Office 365
11 27 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 27 (1.50%) PaaS
12 22 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (1.05%) Apigee
13 19 (1.05%) Boomi
14 17 (0.94%) MailChimp
15 13 (0.72%) IaaS
16 12 (0.67%) NuGet
17 10 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.76%) Internet
2 55 (3.05%) HTTP
3 32 (1.77%) DNS
4 22 (1.22%) Intranet
5 21 (1.16%) Firewall
6 19 (1.05%) Skype
7 15 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.78%) DHCP
8 14 (0.78%) VPN
9 13 (0.72%) SSL
10 9 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.33%) SMS
12 5 (0.28%) Extranet
12 5 (0.28%) Wireless
13 4 (0.22%) PBX
13 4 (0.22%) VLAN
13 4 (0.22%) VoIP
14 3 (0.17%) AMQP
14 3 (0.17%) FTP
14 3 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 198 (10.98%) MySQL
3 76 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 47 (2.61%) RDBMS
5 38 (2.11%) Endeca
6 32 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 20 (1.11%) MariaDB
10 20 (1.11%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (0.72%) Big Data
14 10 (0.55%) Redis
15 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.39%) Jackrabbit
18 6 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 308 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 132 (7.32%) JIRA
3 108 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 70 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 51 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (2.77%) gulp
7 49 (2.72%) Bitbucket
8 46 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 45 (2.49%) Grunt
10 38 (2.11%) Subversion
11 37 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 35 (1.94%) GitLab
13 31 (1.72%) Selenium
14 29 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
15 26 (1.44%) Mocha
16 25 (1.39%) Vagrant
16 25 (1.39%) webpack
17 22 (1.22%) CircleCI
18 21 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 373 (20.68%) Marketing
2 164 (9.09%) Finance
3 144 (7.98%) Retail
4 60 (3.33%) Advertising
5 43 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 36 (2.00%) Publishing
7 33 (1.83%) Banking
8 32 (1.77%) Games
9 31 (1.72%) Aerospace
10 27 (1.50%) Legal
11 21 (1.16%) Automotive
12 18 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.83%) Back Office
14 15 (0.83%) Electronics
14 15 (0.83%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.50%) Law
16 8 (0.44%) Police
17 5 (0.28%) Danish Language
17 5 (0.28%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 913 (50.61%) Developer
2 227 (12.58%) .NET Developer
3 175 (9.70%) Senior Developer
4 154 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 152 (8.43%) Architect
6 150 (8.31%) Web Developer
7 146 (8.09%) PHP Developer
8 125 (6.93%) C# Developer
9 105 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
10 100 (5.54%) Analyst
11 87 (4.82%) Designer
12 83 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 82 (4.55%) Project Manager
14 73 (4.05%) Software Developer
15 67 (3.71%) ASP.NET Developer
15 67 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
16 59 (3.27%) Lead Developer
17 56 (3.10%) CMS Developer
17 56 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
18 54 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 855 (47.39%) HTML
2 793 (43.96%) CSS
3 581 (32.21%) .NET
4 328 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 327 (18.13%) jQuery
6 286 (15.85%) AngularJS
7 234 (12.97%) HTML5
8 205 (11.36%) XML
9 186 (10.31%) Web Services
10 175 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 173 (9.59%) React
12 161 (8.92%) CSS3
13 157 (8.70%) JSON
14 150 (8.31%) RESTful
14 150 (8.31%) Sass
15 146 (8.09%) Node.js
16 134 (7.43%) .NET Framework
17 118 (6.54%) REST
18 115 (6.37%) Spring
19 109 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 336 (18.63%) User Experience
2 167 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 128 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
5 91 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 78 (4.32%) Social Media
7 71 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
8 69 (3.82%) Virtual Team
9 60 (3.33%) iPad
10 45 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.88%) Cloud Native
12 30 (1.66%) Tandem
13 23 (1.27%) Digital Media
14 20 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (1.00%) Animation
16 17 (0.94%) Anti-Piracy
17 15 (0.83%) Smartphone
18 14 (0.78%) N-Tier
19 13 (0.72%) Blog
19 13 (0.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.66%) Linux
2 82 (4.55%) Windows
3 68 (3.77%) Android
4 55 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.66%) Windows 10
7 23 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 20 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.67%) Unix
12 11 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.055%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.055%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (34.70%) Content Management
3 466 (25.83%) MVC
4 425 (23.56%) Web Development
5 396 (21.95%) E-Commerce
6 253 (14.02%) Scrum
7 249 (13.80%) Front End Development
8 221 (12.25%) DevOps
9 199 (11.03%) CRM
10 186 (10.31%) Analytics
11 167 (9.26%) Microservices
12 165 (9.15%) Software Engineering
13 164 (9.09%) Project Management
14 157 (8.70%) TDD
15 150 (8.31%) SEO
16 136 (7.54%) OO
17 126 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
18 115 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
19 110 (6.10%) Workflow
20 102 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 872 (48.34%) JavaScript
2 491 (27.22%) C#
3 384 (21.29%) PHP
4 284 (15.74%) SQL
5 171 (9.48%) Java
6 91 (5.04%) Python
7 63 (3.49%) ES6
8 62 (3.44%) TypeScript
9 53 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 36 (2.00%) Ruby
11 33 (1.83%) Java 8
12 30 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.33%) XPath
14 22 (1.22%) Groovy
14 22 (1.22%) VBScript
15 20 (1.11%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.89%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.72%) C
17 13 (0.72%) Clojure
18 11 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 184 (10.20%) Degree
2 29 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.55%) HND
5 10 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.44%) MCP
8 6 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.33%) HNC
9 5 (0.28%) ISEB
10 4 (0.22%) MCSD
10 4 (0.22%) PhD
11 3 (0.17%) CCNA
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.17%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.17%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.76%) QA
2 29 (1.61%) GDPR
3 16 (0.89%) WCAG
4 12 (0.67%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.055%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (4.99%) Docker
2 42 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.55%) Varnish
4 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) KVM
7 2 (0.11%) LXC
7 2 (0.11%) oVirt
7 2 (0.11%) QEMU
8 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 48 (2.66%) Ansible
3 38 (2.11%) Terraform
4 26 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
5 21 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
6 19 (1.05%) Kibana
6 19 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.00%) Istio
7 18 (1.00%) Knative
7 18 (1.00%) Puppet
8 17 (0.94%) Salt
9 11 (0.61%) TeamSite
10 9 (0.50%) Consul
11 6 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.22%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.22%) PaperCut
12 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 291 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 283 (15.69%) Adobe
3 261 (14.47%) Sitecore
4 131 (7.26%) Google
5 117 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
6 113 (6.26%) Oracle
7 78 (4.32%) hybris
8 72 (3.99%) SAP
9 35 (1.94%) Elastic Path
10 34 (1.88%) Interwoven
11 33 (1.83%) IBM
12 31 (1.72%) ATG
12 31 (1.72%) MuleSoft
13 26 (1.44%) Alterian
14 24 (1.33%) Splunk
15 22 (1.22%) Zend
16 20 (1.11%) Demandware
17 18 (1.00%) Dell
17 18 (1.00%) New Relic
18 17 (0.94%) Pardot