The median annual salary for a Content Manager was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 913 954
Rank change year-on-year +80 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Content Manager 41 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.047% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 24
Median salary £34,000 £56,750 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.08% +63.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,100 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.95% +12.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Content Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Content Manager over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 33 £37,500 -34.78% 7
London +53 15 £60,000 +4.34% 4
South East +77 9 £37,500 +15.38%
North West -23 4 £22,500 -30.76%
Lancashire - 4 £22,500 -
Surrey - 4 £40,250 -
Chorley - 4 £22,500 -
City of London +33 3 £39,000 -31.27% 1
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Chatham - 3 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands +21 2 £27,500 -37.14% 2
Birmingham +18 2 £27,500 -47.61% 2
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £33,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +18 1 £30,000 -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £30,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £40,000 -
Brighton - 1 £50,000 -

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Content Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Content Manager in the job title.

1 37 (52.11%) SEO
2 31 (43.66%) Marketing
3 27 (38.03%) Analytics
4 26 (36.62%) CMS
5 21 (29.58%) Content Management
6 20 (28.17%) Publishing
6 20 (28.17%) User Experience
7 18 (25.35%) Social Media
8 17 (23.94%) HTML
9 16 (22.54%) Blog
9 16 (22.54%) Google Analytics
10 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.72%) Adobe
10 14 (19.72%) Project Management
11 13 (18.31%) CSS
11 13 (18.31%) Digital Content Management
12 12 (16.90%) Mobile First
12 12 (16.90%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (16.90%) Web Accessibility
12 12 (16.90%) Copywriting
12 12 (16.90%) Legal
12 12 (16.90%) Management Information System
12 12 (16.90%) Google
12 12 (16.90%) WCAG
13 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (15.49%) Content Marketing
14 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
15 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (12.68%) Digital Marketing

Content Manager Skill Set
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 26 (36.62%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.23%) WordPress
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (7.04%) FrameMaker
4 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.63%) AdWords
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Grunt
2 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 31 (43.66%) Marketing
2 20 (28.17%) Publishing
3 12 (16.90%) Legal
4 6 (8.45%) Brand Awareness
4 6 (8.45%) Finance
5 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.63%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
6 2 (2.82%) Electronics
7 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) HTML
2 13 (18.31%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
4 3 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.82%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) LESS
6 1 (1.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) User Experience
2 18 (25.35%) Social Media
3 16 (22.54%) Blog
4 12 (16.90%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.04%) e-Learning
7 4 (5.63%) iPad
8 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.82%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (1.41%) Animation
9 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.41%) FMCG
9 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) SEO
2 27 (38.03%) Analytics
3 21 (29.58%) Content Management
4 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) Project Management
5 13 (18.31%) Digital Content Management
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Project Management
6 12 (16.90%) Copywriting
6 12 (16.90%) Mobile First
6 12 (16.90%) Web Accessibility
7 11 (15.49%) Content Marketing
8 9 (12.68%) Customer Insight
8 9 (12.68%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (12.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (12.68%) Infographics
8 9 (12.68%) Marketing Strategy
8 9 (12.68%) Service Design
8 9 (12.68%) Web Usability
9 8 (11.27%) Content Marketing Strategy
9 8 (11.27%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) WCAG
2 4 (5.63%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Adobe
2 12 (16.90%) Google
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Facebook
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £115000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago