Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Content Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Content Development over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Development
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1121 1123
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +47
Permanent jobs citing Content Development 54 83 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.046% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.051% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 122
UK median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.71% +23.13%
10th Percentile £31,025 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,625 £64,375 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +12.86%

Content Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157,196 162,159 182,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.64% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,542 130,269 151,690
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Content Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Content Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Content Development in the UK

Content Development
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Content Development.

Salary trend for Content Development in the UK

Content Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Content Development over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Content Development in the UK

Content Development
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Content Development within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +4 52 £46,750 +10.00% 18
London +9 33 £49,750 +13.07% 12
UK excluding London -24 21 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East +2 7 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West +10 4 £40,000 +10.34%
Midlands +10 4 £50,000 +34.23% 1
West Midlands +32 3 £50,000 +85.19% 1
East of England +2 3 £44,750 -0.56%
Scotland -15 2 - -
East Midlands -1 1 £17,500 -66.67%
North of England -15 1 £28,500 -15.56%
North West -18 1 £28,500 -24.00%

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Content Development 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 Content Development.

1 20 (37.04%) Marketing
2 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) Project Management
4 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (20.37%) User Experience
5 11 (20.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (20.37%) Content Management
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (16.67%) Analytics
6 9 (16.67%) Copywriting
6 9 (16.67%) Social Media
7 8 (14.81%) CRM
7 8 (14.81%) CMS
8 7 (12.96%) SEO
8 7 (12.96%) Workflow
8 7 (12.96%) e-Learning
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
9 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.26%) Learning Management System
10 5 (9.26%) SIEM
10 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
10 5 (9.26%) HTML
10 5 (9.26%) C#
10 5 (9.26%) Adobe

Content Development
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 8 (14.81%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) Moodle
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (3.70%) Camtasia
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.85%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.85%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Fastly
3 1 (1.85%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) BGP
2 3 (5.56%) OSPF
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) MPLS
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
1 3 (5.56%) BigQuery
1 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.85%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) CMake
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 20 (37.04%) Marketing
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 5 (9.26%) Publishing
4 4 (7.41%) German Language
5 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.70%) Games
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) French Language
7 1 (1.85%) Law
7 1 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Trainer
2 5 (9.26%) Web Manager
3 4 (7.41%) .NET Trainer
3 4 (7.41%) Bid Writer
3 4 (7.41%) Content Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Content Strategist
3 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing Strategist
3 4 (7.41%) Digital Strategist
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing Strategist
3 4 (7.41%) Product Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Designer
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Product Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile Product Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) D3.js
3 3 (5.56%) ggplot
3 3 (5.56%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.85%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (1.85%) XHTML
4 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.85%) XSL
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) User Experience
3 9 (16.67%) Social Media
4 7 (12.96%) e-Learning
5 5 (9.26%) Learning Management System
5 5 (9.26%) Taxonomies
6 4 (7.41%) Graphic Design
6 4 (7.41%) Life Science
7 3 (5.56%) Anti-Piracy
8 2 (3.70%) Blog
8 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.85%) iPhone
9 1 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.85%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (1.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Project Management
2 11 (20.37%) Content Management
3 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) Analytics
3 9 (16.67%) Copywriting
4 8 (14.81%) CRM
5 7 (12.96%) SEO
5 7 (12.96%) Workflow
6 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.26%) Decision-Making
7 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.26%) SIEM
7 5 (9.26%) Strategic Thinking
7 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.41%) Active Listening
8 4 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (7.41%) Instructional Design
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Generation
8 4 (7.41%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) VBA
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) R
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) MCT
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CEH
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.70%) GCIA
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) QRadar
2 2 (3.70%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe
3 4 (7.41%) Cognizant
4 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) hybris
5 2 (3.70%) Intel
5 2 (3.70%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Saba