Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 189 159
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 -32
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3411 3379 4593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 1.81% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.86% 9.90% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2959 3932
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year +11.89% -2.05% +4.29%

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 31420 34140 41259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.48% 18.25% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25401 28848 34326
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 £77,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 3250 £45,000 +8.43% 248
UK excluding London +5 1893 £40,000 +11.89% 172
London +9 1460 £55,000 +6.80% 84
South East +32 643 £42,500 +1.19% 55
North of England -7 429 £37,500 +11.94% 57
Midlands +14 342 £35,000 +11.11% 22
North West -9 235 £40,000 +14.29% 32
West Midlands -1 226 £35,000 +16.67% 14
South West +3 203 £35,000 -6.04% 15
Yorkshire -6 179 £35,625 +9.62% 23
East of England -22 173 £35,000 -6.67% 15
East Midlands +36 116 £35,000 - 6
Scotland -74 63 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Wales +21 42 £35,000 +18.64% 4
North East -16 15 £38,531 +17.18% 2
Northern Ireland -31 3 £27,500 -22.54%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1785 (52.33%) JavaScript
2 1723 (50.51%) HTML
3 1578 (46.26%) CSS
4 1309 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1264 (37.06%) .NET
6 1059 (31.05%) MVC
7 1057 (30.99%) C#
8 930 (27.26%) Web Development
9 907 (26.59%) Content Management
10 889 (26.06%) jQuery
11 860 (25.21%) PHP
12 778 (22.81%) ASP.NET
13 692 (20.29%) HTML5
14 658 (19.29%) E-Commerce
15 657 (19.26%) AngularJS
16 656 (19.23%) SQL Server
17 621 (18.21%) Marketing
18 616 (18.06%) Microsoft
19 590 (17.30%) SQL
20 559 (16.39%) Umbraco
21 536 (15.71%) Sitecore CMS
21 536 (15.71%) Sitecore
22 520 (15.24%) Finance
23 512 (15.01%) MySQL
24 502 (14.72%) Git (software)
25 499 (14.63%) User Experience
26 482 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
27 467 (13.69%) Scrum
28 460 (13.49%) CSS3
29 453 (13.28%) WordPress

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
1 559 (16.39%) Umbraco
2 536 (15.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 453 (13.28%) WordPress
4 324 (9.50%) Drupal
5 269 (7.89%) EPiServer
6 132 (3.87%) Apache
7 111 (3.25%) Joomla!
8 105 (3.08%) Kentico
8 105 (3.08%) WebSphere
9 103 (3.02%) IIS
10 92 (2.70%) SharePoint
11 84 (2.46%) Sitefinity
12 71 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 65 (1.91%) Apache Solr
14 62 (1.82%) Tomcat
15 58 (1.70%) Confluence
16 52 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
17 40 (1.17%) CoreMedia CMS
18 38 (1.11%) DNN
19 37 (1.08%) Alfresco
Applications
1 211 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 108 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (3.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 35 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 26 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (0.70%) InDesign
8 17 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 16 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.26%) FrameMaker
11 8 (0.23%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.18%) InVision
12 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.12%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.12%) Snagit
15 3 (0.088%) EngageOne
15 3 (0.088%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 226 (6.63%) Magento
2 49 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
3 43 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 20 (0.59%) Eloqua
5 20 (0.59%) Shopify
6 19 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
7 15 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
8 13 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
9 12 (0.35%) OpenCart
9 12 (0.35%) WebTrends
10 9 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.15%) SessionCam
11 5 (0.15%) Social Studio
12 4 (0.12%) nopCommerce
12 4 (0.12%) Unica
13 3 (0.088%) osCommerce
14 2 (0.059%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.059%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 264 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (4.08%) GitHub
4 133 (3.90%) SaaS
5 113 (3.31%) Google Analytics
6 63 (1.85%) PaaS
7 54 (1.58%) npm
8 50 (1.47%) IaaS
9 30 (0.88%) Office 365
10 28 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 28 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 23 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 22 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.56%) Basecamp
14 18 (0.53%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.50%) AdWords
16 16 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
17 15 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.41%) Sage Pay
19 12 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.20%) Internet
2 92 (2.70%) Firewall
3 88 (2.58%) BGP
4 81 (2.37%) Intranet
4 81 (2.37%) OSPF
5 76 (2.23%) WAN
6 72 (2.11%) DNS
7 71 (2.08%) MPLS
8 68 (1.99%) HTTP
8 68 (1.99%) VoIP
9 67 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 67 (1.96%) EIGRP
9 67 (1.96%) Wireless
10 65 (1.91%) IPsec
11 63 (1.85%) Unified Communications
12 60 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
13 57 (1.67%) TCP/IP
14 48 (1.41%) VPN
15 45 (1.32%) LAN
16 40 (1.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 512 (15.01%) MySQL
3 154 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 95 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 77 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 57 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 56 (1.64%) Big Data
7 56 (1.64%) MariaDB
8 53 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.17%) Redis
11 34 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 28 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (0.64%) Couchbase
16 21 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 502 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 226 (6.63%) JIRA
3 211 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 191 (5.60%) Visual Studio
5 151 (4.43%) Subversion
6 132 (3.87%) Jenkins
7 119 (3.49%) gulp
8 107 (3.14%) Grunt
9 93 (2.73%) NUnit
10 92 (2.70%) Selenium
11 68 (1.99%) TeamCity
12 58 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 44 (1.29%) JUnit
14 37 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 35 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 33 (0.97%) webpack
17 29 (0.85%) Bitbucket
18 28 (0.82%) Axure RP
18 28 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
18 28 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 621 (18.21%) Marketing
2 520 (15.24%) Finance
3 243 (7.12%) Retail
4 162 (4.75%) Advertising
5 135 (3.96%) Banking
6 123 (3.61%) Publishing
7 88 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 86 (2.52%) Games
9 77 (2.26%) Back Office
10 63 (1.85%) Multimedia
11 55 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 54 (1.58%) Automotive
13 53 (1.55%) Legal
14 51 (1.50%) Military
15 47 (1.38%) Electronics
16 39 (1.14%) Law
17 25 (0.73%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.44%) Investment Banking
19 12 (0.35%) Retail Banking
20 11 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2106 (61.74%) Developer
2 662 (19.41%) .NET Developer
3 476 (13.95%) PHP Developer
4 467 (13.69%) Web Developer
5 408 (11.96%) Senior Developer
6 319 (9.35%) C# Developer
7 278 (8.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 271 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 217 (6.36%) HTML Developer
10 209 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 173 (5.07%) HTML CSS Developer
12 168 (4.93%) Lead Developer
13 167 (4.90%) CMS Developer
14 155 (4.54%) Senior .NET Developer
15 153 (4.49%) Analyst
16 152 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
17 140 (4.10%) Architect
17 140 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
18 137 (4.02%) .NET Web Developer
19 121 (3.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1723 (50.51%) HTML
2 1578 (46.26%) CSS
3 1264 (37.06%) .NET
4 889 (26.06%) jQuery
5 778 (22.81%) ASP.NET
6 692 (20.29%) HTML5
7 657 (19.26%) AngularJS
8 482 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 460 (13.49%) CSS3
10 325 (9.53%) Sass
11 319 (9.35%) Web Services
12 294 (8.62%) Node.js
13 262 (7.68%) Laravel
14 246 (7.21%) XML
15 232 (6.80%) React
16 231 (6.77%) .NET Framework
17 230 (6.74%) RESTful
18 228 (6.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 227 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 214 (6.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 499 (14.63%) User Experience
2 320 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 173 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 140 (4.10%) Social Media
5 120 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 110 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 82 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 63 (1.85%) Clustering
9 43 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 43 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.23%) e-Learning
11 40 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 38 (1.11%) iPad
13 37 (1.08%) Digital Media
14 29 (0.85%) Fintech
15 26 (0.76%) Graphic Design
16 25 (0.73%) Animation
17 24 (0.70%) Blog
17 24 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 281 (8.24%) Linux
2 188 (5.51%) Windows
3 103 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 93 (2.73%) Android
5 82 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 77 (2.26%) Unix
7 23 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.35%) CentOS
11 11 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.21%) Solaris
14 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.15%) HPUX
16 2 (0.059%) Debian
17 1 (0.029%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.029%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1309 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (31.05%) MVC
3 930 (27.26%) Web Development
4 907 (26.59%) Content Management
5 658 (19.29%) E-Commerce
6 467 (13.69%) Scrum
7 403 (11.81%) Front End Development
8 391 (11.46%) TDD
9 331 (9.70%) CRM
10 323 (9.47%) OO
11 293 (8.59%) Analytics
12 291 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
13 275 (8.06%) SEO
14 235 (6.89%) Responsive Web Design
15 234 (6.86%) Unit Testing
16 230 (6.74%) Project Management
17 222 (6.51%) Digital Marketing
18 219 (6.42%) Software Engineering
19 210 (6.16%) SDLC
19 210 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1785 (52.33%) JavaScript
2 1057 (30.99%) C#
3 860 (25.21%) PHP
4 590 (17.30%) SQL
5 374 (10.96%) Java
6 110 (3.22%) Python
6 110 (3.22%) T-SQL
7 49 (1.44%) Ruby
8 42 (1.23%) C
9 39 (1.14%) ES6
9 39 (1.14%) XPath
10 35 (1.03%) PHP 7
10 35 (1.03%) TypeScript
11 33 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 29 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 27 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.62%) VB
15 19 (0.56%) PHP 5
16 17 (0.50%) C++
16 17 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 347 (10.17%) Degree
2 76 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (2.05%) CCNP
4 60 (1.76%) CCIE
4 60 (1.76%) CCVP
5 53 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 27 (0.79%) CCNP Voice
8 26 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 24 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.67%) ISEB
11 17 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.44%) CCDE
13 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.29%) CCNA
15 8 (0.23%) CBAP
15 8 (0.23%) HND
16 5 (0.15%) MCDST
16 5 (0.15%) MCP
16 5 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.24%) QA
2 58 (1.70%) SLA
3 22 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.64%) WCAG
4 13 (0.38%) GDPR
5 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.26%) WAI
7 7 (0.21%) GCP
8 5 (0.15%) PMO
9 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.059%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.029%) Section 508
System Software
1 99 (2.90%) Docker
2 69 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.70%) vSphere
5 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.088%) Varnish
8 3 (0.088%) XenApp
9 2 (0.059%) Gluster
9 2 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.029%) Firmware
10 1 (0.029%) LXC
10 1 (0.029%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 60 (1.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 60 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (1.03%) Ansible
4 34 (1.00%) Puppet
5 31 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.62%) TeamSite
7 17 (0.50%) Terraform
8 14 (0.41%) Nagios
9 8 (0.23%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.23%) cPanel
9 8 (0.23%) Pingdom
9 8 (0.23%) SCOM
9 8 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.15%) Kibana
10 5 (0.15%) SCCM
11 4 (0.12%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.088%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.088%) Icinga
12 3 (0.088%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 616 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 536 (15.71%) Sitecore
3 302 (8.85%) Adobe
4 172 (5.04%) Google
5 151 (4.43%) Oracle
6 93 (2.73%) Cisco
7 92 (2.70%) hybris
7 92 (2.70%) IBM
8 69 (2.02%) ATG
9 64 (1.88%) SAP
10 60 (1.76%) Zend
11 47 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 45 (1.32%) Demandware
13 40 (1.17%) VMware
14 39 (1.14%) Twitter
15 37 (1.08%) Apple
16 36 (1.06%) Xerox
17 33 (0.97%) Alterian
17 33 (0.97%) Palo Alto
17 33 (0.97%) Riverbed