Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 190 196
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 -22
Permanent jobs citing CMS 2,367 3,239 3,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.87% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.70% 10.95% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,871 2,793 2,720
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.89% +11.07% -6.67%

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 24,391 29,581 31,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 17.05% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19,460 24,364 26,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,018 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £84,672 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,021 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% +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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CMS in the UK

CMS
Top 17 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 22 January 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 -32 2,250 £45,000 - 503
UK excluding London -37 1,264 £40,000 +2.89% 345
London -31 1,073 £55,000 +2.80% 179
South East -62 404 £45,000 +5.88% 85
North of England -33 288 £40,000 +6.67% 101
Midlands -6 208 £38,132 +8.95% 56
South West +21 170 £38,000 +8.57% 62
West Midlands +8 169 £38,132 +8.95% 30
Yorkshire +1 136 £40,000 +14.29% 46
North West -44 125 £40,000 +6.67% 46
East of England +6 107 £40,000 +5.26% 21
Scotland -4 53 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East Midlands -17 39 £38,250 +9.29% 25
Wales -4 29 £40,000 +24.03% 8
North East +26 27 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -8 3 £47,500 +72.73% 4

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,246 (52.64%) JavaScript
2 1,243 (52.51%) HTML
3 1,117 (47.19%) CSS
4 872 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 749 (31.64%) .NET
6 709 (29.95%) Content Management
7 654 (27.63%) C#
8 608 (25.69%) Web Development
9 575 (24.29%) PHP
10 517 (21.84%) MVC
11 495 (20.91%) SQL
12 484 (20.45%) jQuery
13 470 (19.86%) HTML5
14 461 (19.48%) Marketing
15 439 (18.55%) AngularJS
16 416 (17.57%) ASP.NET
17 405 (17.11%) E-Commerce
18 404 (17.07%) SQL Server
19 380 (16.05%) User Experience
20 374 (15.80%) Git (software)
21 367 (15.50%) MySQL
21 367 (15.50%) Finance
22 361 (15.25%) Microsoft
23 342 (14.45%) Front End Development
24 339 (14.32%) CSS3
25 337 (14.24%) Sitecore CMS
25 337 (14.24%) Sitecore
26 334 (14.11%) WordPress
27 328 (13.86%) Umbraco
28 288 (12.17%) Problem-Solving

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
1 337 (14.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 334 (14.11%) WordPress
3 328 (13.86%) Umbraco
4 180 (7.60%) EPiServer
5 160 (6.76%) Drupal
6 108 (4.56%) SharePoint
7 101 (4.27%) Kentico
8 88 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 88 (3.72%) Apache
9 77 (3.25%) IIS
10 61 (2.58%) Sitefinity
11 48 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
12 47 (1.99%) nginx
13 45 (1.90%) Confluence
14 35 (1.48%) Apache Solr
15 32 (1.35%) Skype for Business
16 29 (1.23%) DNN
17 26 (1.10%) Immediacy CMS
18 21 (0.89%) Marvel
19 20 (0.84%) eZ Publish
Applications
1 85 (3.59%) Photoshop
2 70 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.72%) InVision
8 13 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.42%) InDesign
10 9 (0.38%) FrameMaker
11 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.17%) EngageOne
15 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.13%) GIMP
16 2 (0.084%) Camtasia
17 1 (0.042%) Inkscape
17 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 135 (5.70%) Magento
2 41 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.97%) Eloqua
4 23 (0.97%) SDL Web 8
5 17 (0.72%) Shopify
6 11 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.42%) Misys Midas
8 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
9 7 (0.30%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.21%) Exstream
12 4 (0.17%) HFM
12 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
14 2 (0.084%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 281 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (3.55%) Google Analytics
4 80 (3.38%) npm
5 78 (3.30%) GitHub
6 67 (2.83%) SaaS
7 61 (2.58%) Office 365
8 34 (1.44%) PaaS
9 33 (1.39%) IaaS
9 33 (1.39%) Serverless
10 30 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.76%) Force.com
14 15 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 14 (0.59%) AdWords
16 13 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (0.51%) Trello
18 11 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
19 9 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.06%) Internet
2 60 (2.53%) Intranet
3 45 (1.90%) DNS
4 40 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 37 (1.56%) WAN
6 36 (1.52%) HTTP
6 36 (1.52%) Telepresence
7 35 (1.48%) VoIP
8 32 (1.35%) Firewall
8 32 (1.35%) MPLS
9 31 (1.31%) Wireless
10 30 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 30 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (1.23%) TCP/IP
12 28 (1.18%) BGP
13 27 (1.14%) LAN
14 26 (1.10%) EIGRP
14 26 (1.10%) IPsec
14 26 (1.10%) OSPF
15 25 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 367 (15.50%) MySQL
3 120 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 117 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 81 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.37%) Big Data
7 36 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (1.14%) Redis
8 27 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (1.06%) CouchDB
9 25 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (0.84%) Endeca
12 20 (0.84%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.80%) Couchbase
13 19 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 374 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 146 (6.17%) JIRA
3 138 (5.83%) gulp
4 132 (5.58%) Visual Studio
5 86 (3.63%) Grunt
6 80 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 80 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 77 (3.25%) Selenium
8 75 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 69 (2.92%) webpack
10 67 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 58 (2.45%) Mocha
12 52 (2.20%) Subversion
13 50 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
14 47 (1.99%) Bower
15 40 (1.69%) Protractor
16 39 (1.65%) Sinon.JS
17 25 (1.06%) Bitbucket
17 25 (1.06%) Jasmine
18 22 (0.93%) Babel
General
1 461 (19.48%) Marketing
2 367 (15.50%) Finance
3 142 (6.00%) Retail
4 96 (4.06%) Banking
5 80 (3.38%) Advertising
6 62 (2.62%) Publishing
7 37 (1.56%) Law
7 37 (1.56%) Legal
8 30 (1.27%) Automotive
9 26 (1.10%) Back Office
10 25 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.84%) Games
12 19 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
14 13 (0.55%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.38%) Electronics
17 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,405 (59.36%) Developer
2 330 (13.94%) .NET Developer
3 321 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 296 (12.51%) PHP Developer
5 226 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 216 (9.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 176 (7.44%) C# Developer
8 135 (5.70%) Architect
9 129 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 103 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 100 (4.22%) Analyst
12 94 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 89 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 88 (3.72%) Software Developer
15 87 (3.68%) HTML Developer
16 82 (3.46%) Lead Developer
16 82 (3.46%) Project Manager
17 80 (3.38%) Senior PHP Developer
18 69 (2.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
19 67 (2.83%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,243 (52.51%) HTML
2 1,117 (47.19%) CSS
3 749 (31.64%) .NET
4 484 (20.45%) jQuery
5 470 (19.86%) HTML5
6 439 (18.55%) AngularJS
7 416 (17.57%) ASP.NET
8 339 (14.32%) CSS3
9 248 (10.48%) React
10 237 (10.01%) Sass
10 237 (10.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 233 (9.84%) RESTful
12 228 (9.63%) Web Services
13 201 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 194 (8.20%) Node.js
15 192 (8.11%) Laravel
16 184 (7.77%) REST
17 175 (7.39%) XML
18 163 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
19 147 (6.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 380 (16.05%) User Experience
2 143 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 134 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 121 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.96%) Social Media
7 62 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 34 (1.44%) Graphic Design
10 33 (1.39%) Fintech
11 31 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.10%) Tandem
13 23 (0.97%) Cloud Native
14 22 (0.93%) IPTV
14 22 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.72%) Digital Media
16 17 (0.72%) Internet of Things
16 17 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 179 (7.56%) Linux
2 141 (5.96%) Windows
3 100 (4.22%) Apple iOS
4 84 (3.55%) Android
5 52 (2.20%) Unix
6 37 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.30%) Windows NT
12 6 (0.25%) Solaris
13 4 (0.17%) CentOS
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.084%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 872 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (29.95%) Content Management
3 608 (25.69%) Web Development
4 517 (21.84%) MVC
5 405 (17.11%) E-Commerce
6 342 (14.45%) Front End Development
7 288 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
8 260 (10.98%) Scrum
9 258 (10.90%) TDD
10 246 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 243 (10.27%) SEO
12 211 (8.91%) Analytics
13 206 (8.70%) Project Management
14 177 (7.48%) DevOps
14 177 (7.48%) OO
15 175 (7.39%) CRM
16 169 (7.14%) Microservices
17 162 (6.84%) Digital Marketing
18 159 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
19 158 (6.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,246 (52.64%) JavaScript
2 654 (27.63%) C#
3 575 (24.29%) PHP
4 495 (20.91%) SQL
5 220 (9.29%) Java
6 59 (2.49%) Python
7 56 (2.37%) ES6
8 55 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 51 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 51 (2.15%) Ruby
10 35 (1.48%) TypeScript
11 30 (1.27%) Java 8
12 26 (1.10%) PHP 7
12 26 (1.10%) VB
13 24 (1.01%) Apple Swift
14 22 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 21 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.84%) Scala
17 15 (0.63%) C
18 13 (0.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 270 (11.41%) Degree
2 45 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (1.35%) CCNP
5 30 (1.27%) CCIE
6 29 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.10%) CCVP
8 19 (0.80%) SAFe Agilist
9 13 (0.55%) CCNP Voice
10 11 (0.46%) ISEB
11 10 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.38%) MCSA
13 8 (0.34%) MCSE
14 7 (0.30%) HNC
14 7 (0.30%) HND
15 6 (0.25%) CCNA
15 6 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (6.63%) QA
2 37 (1.56%) SLA
3 26 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.55%) GDPR
6 10 (0.42%) ISO 20022
6 10 (0.42%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.21%) SEPA
8 5 (0.21%) WCAG
9 2 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (2.96%) Docker
2 48 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.63%) Varnish
5 12 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.25%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.084%) LXC
10 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 26 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
4 22 (0.93%) Ansible
5 18 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.63%) Puppet
7 12 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.46%) TeamSite
9 10 (0.42%) SCOM
10 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.30%) CloudHub
11 6 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.21%) SCCM
13 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.13%) cPanel
13 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 361 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 337 (14.24%) Sitecore
3 194 (8.20%) Adobe
4 143 (6.04%) Google
5 99 (4.18%) Oracle
6 75 (3.17%) Cisco
7 73 (3.08%) SAP
8 57 (2.41%) Zend
9 44 (1.86%) hybris
10 43 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.61%) VMware
12 26 (1.10%) Alterian
13 25 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.06%) Xamarin
14 23 (0.97%) Polycom
15 22 (0.93%) ATG
16 21 (0.89%) Marketo
17 20 (0.84%) Interwoven
18 19 (0.80%) Alias
18 19 (0.80%) Snow