Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 173 177
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4 -20
Permanent jobs citing CMS 3,082 3,622 4,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 2.04% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.66% 11.31% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,498 3,023 3,570
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 28,916 32,025 38,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.61% 18.02% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23,151 26,067 32,341
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -15 2,940 £45,000 +4.65% 464
UK excluding London -22 1,633 £40,000 +6.67% 341
London -14 1,401 £55,000 +10.00% 150
South East +29 689 £45,000 +12.50% 88
North of England -42 362 £40,000 +5.26% 88
Midlands -54 210 £35,000 - 72
North West -32 192 £40,000 - 42
South West -4 180 £36,000 +5.11% 44
West Midlands +10 149 £35,000 -2.78% 41
Yorkshire -35 137 £35,000 -6.67% 40
East of England -83 95 £40,000 +6.67% 22
East Midlands -75 59 £39,500 +25.40% 30
Scotland -72 57 £38,000 +1.33% 19
Wales +2 38 £39,750 +6.00% 5
North East -7 33 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Northern Ireland 0 2 £38,250 +70.00% 2

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 1,654 (53.67%) JavaScript
2 1,594 (51.72%) HTML
3 1,402 (45.49%) CSS
4 1,211 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1,091 (35.40%) .NET
6 923 (29.95%) MVC
7 903 (29.30%) C#
8 826 (26.80%) jQuery
9 804 (26.09%) Web Development
10 790 (25.63%) Content Management
11 711 (23.07%) ASP.NET
12 684 (22.19%) AngularJS
13 683 (22.16%) PHP
14 646 (20.96%) SQL Server
15 609 (19.76%) Git (software)
16 594 (19.27%) Marketing
17 591 (19.18%) Umbraco
18 579 (18.79%) HTML5
19 560 (18.17%) Sitecore CMS
19 560 (18.17%) Sitecore
20 557 (18.07%) SQL
21 541 (17.55%) E-Commerce
22 471 (15.28%) User Experience
23 444 (14.41%) Microsoft
24 442 (14.34%) MySQL
25 436 (14.15%) Front End Development
26 420 (13.63%) Software Engineering
27 407 (13.21%) TDD
28 399 (12.95%) Finance
29 396 (12.85%) 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
1 591 (19.18%) Umbraco
2 560 (18.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 396 (12.85%) WordPress
4 300 (9.73%) EPiServer
5 273 (8.86%) Drupal
6 152 (4.93%) Apache
7 133 (4.32%) Kentico
8 115 (3.73%) SharePoint
9 111 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 107 (3.47%) Confluence
11 82 (2.66%) IIS
12 61 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
13 56 (1.82%) Sitefinity
14 50 (1.62%) Joomla!
15 49 (1.59%) nginx
16 36 (1.17%) DNN
17 34 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 34 (1.10%) ExpressionEngine
17 34 (1.10%) Immediacy CMS
18 31 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 189 (6.13%) Photoshop
2 89 (2.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 60 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 50 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.84%) InDesign
5 26 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.39%) InVision
8 11 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (0.19%) Camtasia
12 5 (0.16%) Doxygen
12 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.065%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.065%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 111 (3.60%) Magento
2 56 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
3 50 (1.62%) Eloqua
4 21 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.58%) Shopify
6 17 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 16 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
8 6 (0.19%) OpenCart
9 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.097%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.097%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.065%) FastStats
11 2 (0.065%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.065%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.032%) CiviCRM
12 1 (0.032%) Infor CloudSuite
12 1 (0.032%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 313 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 311 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (3.73%) npm
4 101 (3.28%) Google Analytics
5 94 (3.05%) SaaS
6 88 (2.86%) GitHub
7 39 (1.27%) PaaS
8 37 (1.20%) Office 365
9 31 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 31 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (1.01%) Serverless
10 29 (0.94%) IaaS
11 23 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 22 (0.71%) AdWords
12 22 (0.71%) MailChimp
13 21 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.65%) CloudFront
15 19 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.41%) Internet
2 76 (2.47%) HTTP
3 72 (2.34%) Intranet
4 70 (2.27%) DNS
5 31 (1.01%) SSL
6 23 (0.75%) SSH
7 21 (0.68%) Firewall
7 21 (0.68%) LAN
8 19 (0.62%) Skype
8 19 (0.62%) SMTP
9 17 (0.55%) FTP
10 16 (0.52%) SMS
10 16 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.52%) WAN
11 11 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (0.32%) SNMP
12 10 (0.32%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.32%) VoIP
13 8 (0.26%) VPN
14 7 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 442 (14.34%) MySQL
3 189 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 169 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 79 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 51 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (1.36%) Couchbase
8 37 (1.20%) Big Data
8 37 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (0.97%) CouchDB
11 30 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 28 (0.91%) Redis
13 27 (0.88%) Blockchain
14 23 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 609 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 222 (7.20%) Visual Studio
3 196 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 172 (5.58%) gulp
5 165 (5.35%) JIRA
6 163 (5.29%) Selenium
7 141 (4.57%) Subversion
8 129 (4.19%) Jenkins
9 128 (4.15%) TeamCity
10 116 (3.76%) Mocha
11 110 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 98 (3.18%) Grunt
13 96 (3.11%) webpack
14 88 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
15 75 (2.43%) Bower
16 68 (2.21%) Protractor
17 67 (2.17%) Sinon.JS
18 59 (1.91%) Jasmine
19 57 (1.85%) Maven
20 50 (1.62%) JUnit
General
1 594 (19.27%) Marketing
2 399 (12.95%) Finance
3 165 (5.35%) Retail
4 95 (3.08%) Advertising
5 75 (2.43%) Publishing
6 61 (1.98%) Games
7 54 (1.75%) Banking
8 53 (1.72%) Legal
9 40 (1.30%) Law
10 29 (0.94%) Back Office
10 29 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 26 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.49%) Automotive
14 14 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
14 14 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.39%) Electronics
16 11 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,851 (60.06%) Developer
2 533 (17.29%) .NET Developer
3 352 (11.42%) Web Developer
4 291 (9.44%) C# Developer
5 275 (8.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 268 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 240 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 205 (6.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 166 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 166 (5.39%) Lead Developer
10 161 (5.22%) HTML Developer
11 160 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 148 (4.80%) Architect
12 148 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
13 147 (4.77%) Software Developer
14 131 (4.25%) Analyst
15 123 (3.99%) Project Manager
16 106 (3.44%) Software Engineer
17 104 (3.37%) Java Developer
18 102 (3.31%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,594 (51.72%) HTML
2 1,402 (45.49%) CSS
3 1,091 (35.40%) .NET
4 826 (26.80%) jQuery
5 711 (23.07%) ASP.NET
6 684 (22.19%) AngularJS
7 579 (18.79%) HTML5
8 393 (12.75%) CSS3
9 376 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 372 (12.07%) React
11 346 (11.23%) Sass
12 329 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 320 (10.38%) Web Services
14 311 (10.09%) RESTful
15 242 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 236 (7.66%) .NET Framework
17 212 (6.88%) Node.js
18 207 (6.72%) REST
19 205 (6.65%) JSON
20 192 (6.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 471 (15.28%) User Experience
2 226 (7.33%) Mobile App
3 185 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 155 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
5 126 (4.09%) Social Media
6 120 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 102 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 75 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 64 (2.08%) Virtual Team
10 56 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 48 (1.56%) Fintech
12 44 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.36%) Cloud Native
14 31 (1.01%) Blog
15 22 (0.71%) Data Centre
15 22 (0.71%) Internet of Things
16 21 (0.68%) Graphic Design
17 20 (0.65%) Digital Media
18 19 (0.62%) Animation
18 19 (0.62%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 318 (10.32%) Linux
2 130 (4.22%) Windows
3 62 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 55 (1.78%) Android
5 52 (1.69%) Unix
6 43 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.39%) CentOS
8 10 (0.32%) Solaris
8 10 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.23%) Debian
10 7 (0.23%) HPUX
11 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.032%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,211 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (29.95%) MVC
3 804 (26.09%) Web Development
4 790 (25.63%) Content Management
5 541 (17.55%) E-Commerce
6 436 (14.15%) Front End Development
7 420 (13.63%) Software Engineering
8 407 (13.21%) TDD
9 365 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
10 343 (11.13%) Scrum
11 311 (10.09%) Analytics
12 292 (9.47%) DevOps
13 284 (9.21%) SEO
14 274 (8.89%) OO
15 242 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
16 220 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
17 213 (6.91%) CRM
18 210 (6.81%) SDLC
19 205 (6.65%) Microservices
20 203 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,654 (53.67%) JavaScript
2 903 (29.30%) C#
3 683 (22.16%) PHP
4 557 (18.07%) SQL
5 381 (12.36%) Java
6 112 (3.63%) Python
7 97 (3.15%) T-SQL
8 73 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 70 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 69 (2.24%) ES6
11 62 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 60 (1.95%) Java 8
13 48 (1.56%) Perl
14 47 (1.52%) Ruby
15 42 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 39 (1.27%) VB
17 30 (0.97%) PHP 7
18 27 (0.88%) C++
19 24 (0.78%) PHP 5
20 23 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 382 (12.39%) Degree
2 100 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (1.46%) SAFe Agilist
4 35 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.39%) MCPD
6 11 (0.36%) ISEB
6 11 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.26%) MCSE
8 8 (0.26%) MCTS
9 7 (0.23%) MCSA
10 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.16%) PhD
11 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.84%) QA
2 28 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.49%) GDPR
4 14 (0.45%) SLA
5 12 (0.39%) GCP
6 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.36%) PMO
6 11 (0.36%) WCAG
7 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.065%) WAI
10 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 151 (4.90%) Docker
2 35 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.81%) Varnish
4 23 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.26%) LXC
9 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.19%) XenApp
10 4 (0.13%) etcd
10 4 (0.13%) vCloud
11 3 (0.097%) vSphere
12 2 (0.065%) KVM
12 2 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.032%) NFS
13 1 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (0.97%) Puppet
2 27 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.84%) Ansible
4 22 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 22 (0.71%) Terraform
5 12 (0.39%) cPanel
6 11 (0.36%) SCCM
6 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.29%) Nagios
7 9 (0.29%) Pingdom
7 9 (0.29%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.16%) Plesk
9 5 (0.16%) WMI
9 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 560 (18.17%) Sitecore
2 444 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 252 (8.18%) Adobe
4 188 (6.10%) Google
5 120 (3.89%) Oracle
6 97 (3.15%) hybris
7 79 (2.56%) SAP
8 74 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (2.30%) ATG
10 53 (1.72%) Twitter
11 47 (1.52%) Marketo
12 44 (1.43%) Xamarin
12 44 (1.43%) Zend
13 39 (1.27%) Facebook
14 35 (1.14%) IBM
15 32 (1.04%) Capita
16 31 (1.01%) Alterian
17 26 (0.84%) Alias
17 26 (0.84%) VMware
18 25 (0.81%) Avaya