Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Development
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1096 1113 1148
Rank change year-on-year +17 +35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Content Development 93 96 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.052% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.058% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 70 80 120
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,175 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% +9.59%

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 161113 164519 190756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127955 136397 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Content Development in the UK

Content Development
Top 13 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 18 December 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 +27 91 £40,000 +6.67% 7
UK excluding London +31 58 £33,000 -5.71% 4
London -4 35 £52,500 -2.33% 3
South East +66 33 £32,500 -10.96% 3
East of England +15 12 £33,000 -22.35% 1
North of England +2 6 £32,000 +6.67%
Midlands +14 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire +16 3 £29,000 -3.33%
West Midlands +7 3 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -19 3 £42,500 +41.67%
Scotland -25 2 - -
South West +9 1 £35,000 -17.65%
East Midlands +8 1 £27,500 -48.84%

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Content Development 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 Content Development.

1 23 (24.73%) HTML
2 22 (23.66%) Publishing
2 22 (23.66%) Marketing
3 21 (22.58%) CMS
4 20 (21.51%) XML
5 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.43%) CSS
6 18 (19.35%) C++
7 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (16.13%) Degree
8 15 (16.13%) PHP
9 14 (15.05%) C#
9 14 (15.05%) XSL
9 14 (15.05%) XSLT
9 14 (15.05%) .NET
9 14 (15.05%) XHTML
9 14 (15.05%) RDF
9 14 (15.05%) Ontologies
9 14 (15.05%) Semantic Web
9 14 (15.05%) Social Media
9 14 (15.05%) MarkLogic
10 13 (13.98%) Analytics
10 13 (13.98%) Twitter
10 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
10 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (13.98%) Advertising
10 13 (13.98%) e-Learning
11 12 (12.90%) CRM
11 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.90%) SDLC

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 21 (22.58%) CMS
2 11 (11.83%) Drupal
3 6 (6.45%) Moodle
3 6 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Totara
4 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (6.45%) SPSS
5 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (4.30%) FrameMaker
6 4 (4.30%) XMetaL
7 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.23%) Trello
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
1 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) MarkLogic
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) CMake
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 22 (23.66%) Marketing
1 22 (23.66%) Publishing
2 13 (13.98%) Advertising
3 8 (8.60%) Games
4 5 (5.38%) Finance
4 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Digital Economy
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) XML Developer
3 11 (11.83%) PHP Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Designer
5 7 (7.53%) Graduate
5 7 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Marketing Manager
5 7 (7.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 6 (6.45%) e-Learning Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Marketing Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Author
7 5 (5.38%) Graduate Web Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Development Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.30%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) HTML
2 20 (21.51%) XML
3 19 (20.43%) CSS
4 14 (15.05%) .NET
4 14 (15.05%) XHTML
4 14 (15.05%) XSL
4 14 (15.05%) XSLT
5 2 (2.15%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.08%) CSS3
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.08%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.08%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.05%) Semantic Web
2 14 (15.05%) Social Media
3 13 (13.98%) e-Learning
4 11 (11.83%) User Experience
5 10 (10.75%) Graphic Design
6 7 (7.53%) Learning Management System
7 5 (5.38%) VLE
8 4 (4.30%) Life Science
8 4 (4.30%) NHS
8 4 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (2.15%) Animation
10 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.15%) Fintech
10 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.08%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Ontologies
1 14 (15.05%) RDF
2 13 (13.98%) Analytics
2 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
3 12 (12.90%) CRM
3 12 (12.90%) SDLC
4 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.83%) SEO
4 11 (11.83%) Web Development
5 10 (10.75%) Content Management
6 8 (8.60%) B2B
6 8 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (8.60%) SIEM
7 7 (7.53%) Email Marketing
7 7 (7.53%) Marketing Strategy
7 7 (7.53%) Web Analytics
8 6 (6.45%) B2C
8 6 (6.45%) Display Advertising
8 6 (6.45%) Search Engine Marketing
8 6 (6.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.35%) C++
3 15 (16.13%) PHP
4 14 (15.05%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (3.23%) C
7 2 (2.15%) Python
7 2 (2.15%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.15%) VBA
8 1 (1.08%) Java
8 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.23%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) CISA
4 2 (2.15%) OSCP
4 2 (2.15%) SANS
5 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CEH
5 1 (1.08%) GCIA
5 1 (1.08%) GCIH
5 1 (1.08%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.08%) MCT
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Twitter
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) ArcSight
3 8 (8.60%) Google
4 7 (7.53%) Adobe
4 7 (7.53%) Facebook
5 6 (6.45%) Marketo
6 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.30%) HubSpot
7 4 (4.30%) Pardot
8 3 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (1.08%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.08%) Splunk