Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 184 156
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 -29
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3506 3548 4702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.85% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.23% 10.04% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 3094 4033
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,925 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%

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 31221 35327 41480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.85% 18.41% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25138 29856 34546
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +9 3332 £45,000 +6.36% 315
UK excluding London +8 1898 £40,000 +14.29% 206
London +14 1556 £55,000 +10.00% 119
South East +33 622 £42,500 +1.19% 58
North of England -11 443 £40,000 +17.65% 65
Midlands +22 322 £35,000 +11.11% 42
North West -19 240 £40,000 +14.29% 37
West Midlands +7 212 £35,000 +16.67% 24
South West +10 208 £35,000 -6.67% 18
Yorkshire +13 188 £37,500 +15.38% 25
East of England +10 184 £36,500 +4.29% 13
East Midlands +49 109 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Scotland -57 82 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Wales +11 39 £37,500 +19.05% 4
North East +6 15 £38,531 +25.25% 3
Northern Ireland -31 4 £23,250 -35.42% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1812 (51.68%) JavaScript
2 1783 (50.86%) HTML
3 1653 (47.15%) CSS
4 1317 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1298 (37.02%) .NET
6 1097 (31.29%) C#
7 1068 (30.46%) MVC
8 970 (27.67%) Web Development
9 928 (26.47%) Content Management
10 898 (25.61%) jQuery
11 836 (23.84%) PHP
12 803 (22.90%) ASP.NET
13 728 (20.76%) SQL Server
14 722 (20.59%) HTML5
15 719 (20.51%) AngularJS
16 673 (19.20%) E-Commerce
17 653 (18.63%) Microsoft
18 648 (18.48%) Marketing
19 633 (18.05%) SQL
20 601 (17.14%) Sitecore CMS
20 601 (17.14%) Sitecore
21 575 (16.40%) Finance
22 543 (15.49%) Umbraco
23 541 (15.43%) Scrum
24 537 (15.32%) Git (software)
25 530 (15.12%) User Experience
26 480 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
27 469 (13.38%) CSS3
27 469 (13.38%) MySQL
28 457 (13.03%) TDD

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
1 601 (17.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 543 (15.49%) Umbraco
3 436 (12.44%) WordPress
4 320 (9.13%) Drupal
5 283 (8.07%) EPiServer
6 139 (3.96%) Apache
7 127 (3.62%) Kentico
8 124 (3.54%) WebSphere
9 107 (3.05%) IIS
10 98 (2.80%) Joomla!
11 90 (2.57%) SharePoint
11 90 (2.57%) Sitefinity
12 85 (2.42%) Confluence
13 82 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 79 (2.25%) Apache Solr
15 65 (1.85%) Tomcat
16 61 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
17 47 (1.34%) CoreMedia CMS
18 45 (1.28%) nginx
19 38 (1.08%) DNN
Applications
1 198 (5.65%) Photoshop
2 107 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 95 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
4 61 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 41 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 31 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 29 (0.83%) InDesign
8 23 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 22 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.26%) FrameMaker
11 8 (0.23%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.20%) InVision
13 5 (0.14%) GIMP
14 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
14 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.086%) HipChat
16 2 (0.057%) Camtasia
17 1 (0.029%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 192 (5.48%) Magento
2 55 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
4 29 (0.83%) Eloqua
4 29 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
5 21 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
6 16 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 16 (0.46%) Shopify
7 14 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
7 14 (0.40%) WebTrends
8 13 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
9 12 (0.34%) OpenCart
10 9 (0.26%) SessionCam
10 9 (0.26%) Social Studio
11 8 (0.23%) Unica
12 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.11%) nopCommerce
14 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
15 1 (0.029%) Fredhopper
15 1 (0.029%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 266 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 162 (4.62%) SaaS
4 127 (3.62%) GitHub
5 114 (3.25%) Google Analytics
6 75 (2.14%) PaaS
7 63 (1.80%) IaaS
8 57 (1.63%) npm
9 40 (1.14%) Office 365
10 26 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 23 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (0.54%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.46%) Sage Pay
15 14 (0.40%) Basecamp
16 13 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 13 (0.37%) AdWords
16 13 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
16 13 (0.37%) G Suite
17 11 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 122 (3.48%) Internet
2 88 (2.51%) DNS
3 83 (2.37%) HTTP
4 74 (2.11%) BGP
4 74 (2.11%) Firewall
5 71 (2.03%) Intranet
6 67 (1.91%) OSPF
7 66 (1.88%) WAN
8 60 (1.71%) VoIP
9 59 (1.68%) MPLS
10 57 (1.63%) Wireless
11 55 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 55 (1.57%) EIGRP
12 54 (1.54%) Unified Communications
13 53 (1.51%) IPsec
14 48 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
14 48 (1.37%) TCP/IP
15 46 (1.31%) VPN
16 42 (1.20%) LAN
17 33 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 469 (13.38%) MySQL
3 145 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 116 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 80 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 76 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 65 (1.85%) Big Data
8 57 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (1.17%) MariaDB
11 40 (1.14%) Redis
12 38 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 35 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 26 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (0.68%) Couchbase
15 24 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 19 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (0.51%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 537 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 271 (7.73%) JIRA
3 246 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 203 (5.79%) Visual Studio
5 153 (4.36%) Jenkins
6 142 (4.05%) Subversion
7 130 (3.71%) NUnit
8 120 (3.42%) gulp
9 102 (2.91%) Selenium
10 96 (2.74%) Grunt
11 67 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 43 (1.23%) JUnit
14 37 (1.06%) Bitbucket
15 32 (0.91%) Axure RP
15 32 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 32 (0.91%) Mercurial
16 31 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 29 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 648 (18.48%) Marketing
2 575 (16.40%) Finance
3 251 (7.16%) Retail
4 161 (4.59%) Advertising
5 142 (4.05%) Banking
6 122 (3.48%) Publishing
7 92 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 86 (2.45%) Games
9 85 (2.42%) Back Office
10 67 (1.91%) Legal
11 65 (1.85%) Multimedia
12 63 (1.80%) Manufacturing
13 62 (1.77%) Automotive
14 55 (1.57%) Electronics
15 50 (1.43%) Military
16 45 (1.28%) Law
17 27 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.46%) Front Office
19 15 (0.43%) Investment Banking
19 15 (0.43%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2150 (61.32%) Developer
2 698 (19.91%) .NET Developer
3 466 (13.29%) Web Developer
4 440 (12.55%) PHP Developer
5 406 (11.58%) Senior Developer
6 335 (9.56%) C# Developer
7 284 (8.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 261 (7.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 219 (6.25%) HTML Developer
10 208 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 178 (5.08%) Architect
12 175 (4.99%) CMS Developer
13 173 (4.93%) HTML CSS Developer
14 172 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
15 169 (4.82%) Analyst
15 169 (4.82%) Lead Developer
16 164 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
17 153 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
18 136 (3.88%) .NET Web Developer
19 122 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1783 (50.86%) HTML
2 1653 (47.15%) CSS
3 1298 (37.02%) .NET
4 898 (25.61%) jQuery
5 803 (22.90%) ASP.NET
6 722 (20.59%) HTML5
7 719 (20.51%) AngularJS
8 480 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 469 (13.38%) CSS3
10 357 (10.18%) Web Services
11 328 (9.36%) Sass
12 314 (8.96%) Node.js
13 275 (7.84%) XML
14 250 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 243 (6.93%) .NET Framework
16 238 (6.79%) React
17 236 (6.73%) JSON
18 231 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 224 (6.39%) RESTful
20 223 (6.36%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 530 (15.12%) User Experience
2 279 (7.96%) Mobile App
3 173 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (4.16%) Social Media
5 112 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 108 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 89 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 57 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 51 (1.45%) Clustering
11 42 (1.20%) iPad
12 41 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 41 (1.17%) Digital Media
13 39 (1.11%) e-Learning
14 35 (1.00%) Blog
15 33 (0.94%) Data Centre
16 30 (0.86%) Graphic Design
17 24 (0.68%) Virtual Team
18 23 (0.66%) W3C
19 22 (0.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 278 (7.93%) Linux
2 216 (6.16%) Windows
3 117 (3.34%) Apple iOS
4 107 (3.05%) Android
5 99 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 66 (1.88%) Unix
7 34 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 24 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.57%) CentOS
12 13 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.14%) Solaris
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.086%) HPUX
15 3 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.057%) Debian
16 2 (0.057%) VMS
17 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1317 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1068 (30.46%) MVC
3 970 (27.67%) Web Development
4 928 (26.47%) Content Management
5 673 (19.20%) E-Commerce
6 541 (15.43%) Scrum
7 457 (13.03%) TDD
8 396 (11.29%) Front End Development
9 374 (10.67%) CRM
10 353 (10.07%) OO
11 321 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
12 294 (8.39%) Analytics
13 273 (7.79%) SEO
14 267 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 239 (6.82%) Project Management
16 236 (6.73%) SDLC
17 234 (6.67%) BDD
18 231 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
19 230 (6.56%) Open Source
20 229 (6.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1812 (51.68%) JavaScript
2 1097 (31.29%) C#
3 836 (23.84%) PHP
4 633 (18.05%) SQL
5 415 (11.84%) Java
6 121 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 113 (3.22%) Python
8 51 (1.45%) ES6
9 49 (1.40%) Ruby
10 46 (1.31%) C
11 43 (1.23%) XPath
12 41 (1.17%) TypeScript
13 28 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 24 (0.68%) VB
15 23 (0.66%) PHP 7
15 23 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 22 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.60%) Groovy
18 16 (0.46%) Apple Swift
18 16 (0.46%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 351 (10.01%) Degree
2 64 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (1.65%) CCNP
4 52 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (1.37%) CCIE
5 48 (1.37%) CCVP
6 45 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 34 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.94%) ISEB
9 29 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 22 (0.63%) CCNP Voice
11 18 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.29%) CBAP
13 10 (0.29%) CCDE
13 10 (0.29%) CCNA
14 9 (0.26%) MCP
15 8 (0.23%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.23%) MCSA
15 8 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (6.13%) QA
2 56 (1.60%) SLA
3 27 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 24 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.57%) WCAG
7 16 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.34%) GDPR
9 9 (0.26%) WAI
10 6 (0.17%) PMO
11 5 (0.14%) GCP
12 2 (0.057%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.057%) Section 508
12 2 (0.057%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.029%) TickIT
System Software
1 81 (2.31%) Docker
2 78 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.68%) vSphere
5 9 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.11%) XenApp
8 3 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.057%) Gluster
9 2 (0.057%) LXC
9 2 (0.057%) Varnish
10 1 (0.029%) Firmware
10 1 (0.029%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.029%) Samba
10 1 (0.029%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 48 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 48 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 38 (1.08%) Puppet
4 35 (1.00%) Ansible
5 25 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.51%) Nagios
7 17 (0.48%) TeamSite
7 17 (0.48%) Terraform
8 10 (0.29%) SCCM
8 10 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.23%) cPanel
10 6 (0.17%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.17%) SCOM
11 5 (0.14%) Kibana
11 5 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.14%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.11%) Grafana
12 4 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 653 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 601 (17.14%) Sitecore
3 308 (8.78%) Adobe
4 162 (4.62%) Oracle
5 159 (4.54%) Google
6 112 (3.19%) hybris
7 107 (3.05%) IBM
8 83 (2.37%) SAP
9 82 (2.34%) ATG
10 80 (2.28%) Cisco
11 65 (1.85%) Zend
12 55 (1.57%) Demandware
13 47 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
14 46 (1.31%) Xamarin
15 45 (1.28%) VMware
16 37 (1.06%) Apple
17 36 (1.03%) Twitter
18 34 (0.97%) Xerox
19 32 (0.91%) Marketo
20 29 (0.83%) Alterian