Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Content Manager was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1114 1206 1229
Rank change year-on-year +92 +23 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Content Manager 63 68 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 52
UK median annual salary £34,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +11.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £57,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -20.59% +3.66%

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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Content Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Top 11 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 6 months to 26 July 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 +53 51 £37,500 -26.83% 2
UK excluding London +79 32 £35,000 +3.70% 2
London +52 23 £45,000 -21.74%
South East +85 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands +31 7 £28,750 -17.86%
West Midlands +31 4 £27,500 -12.70%
North of England +1 4 £22,500 -15.09% 1
North West -26 4 £22,500 -37.93% 1
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
East Midlands +33 3 £40,000 +9.59%
South West +11 3 £40,000 +23.08%

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 28 (44.44%) SEO
1 28 (44.44%) Marketing
2 24 (38.10%) Analytics
3 19 (30.16%) Social Media
4 17 (26.98%) Blog
4 17 (26.98%) Finance
4 17 (26.98%) Publishing
5 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.81%) User Experience
6 14 (22.22%) Content Management
6 14 (22.22%) CMS
7 13 (20.63%) Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Web Accessibility
8 11 (17.46%) Mobile First
8 11 (17.46%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
8 11 (17.46%) WCAG
8 11 (17.46%) Legal
9 10 (15.87%) HTML
9 10 (15.87%) Copywriting
9 10 (15.87%) Google Analytics
9 10 (15.87%) Content Marketing
10 9 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (12.70%) Service Design
11 8 (12.70%) Google
11 8 (12.70%) Web Usability
11 8 (12.70%) Marketing Automation
11 8 (12.70%) Digital Content Management
11 8 (12.70%) Customer Insight
11 8 (12.70%) Adobe

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 14 (22.22%) CMS
2 5 (7.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.76%) WordPress
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Google Analytics
2 4 (6.35%) AdWords
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
1 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.76%) Pentaho
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Grunt
2 1 (1.59%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 28 (44.44%) Marketing
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Publishing
3 11 (17.46%) Legal
4 7 (11.11%) Banking
5 6 (9.52%) Brand Awareness
5 6 (9.52%) Retail
6 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.17%) Advertising
8 1 (1.59%) Electronics
8 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
3 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) jQuery
3 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Social Media
2 17 (26.98%) Blog
3 15 (23.81%) User Experience
4 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) iPad
6 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk
7 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
7 2 (3.17%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.59%) Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) FMCG
8 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
1 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) SEO
2 24 (38.10%) Analytics
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) Content Management
5 13 (20.63%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Agile Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Mobile First
6 11 (17.46%) Web Accessibility
7 10 (15.87%) Content Marketing
7 10 (15.87%) Copywriting
8 9 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (12.70%) Customer Insight
9 8 (12.70%) Digital Content Management
9 8 (12.70%) Marketing Automation
9 8 (12.70%) Service Design
9 8 (12.70%) Web Usability
10 7 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (9.52%) Content Marketing Strategy
11 6 (9.52%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) WCAG
2 5 (7.94%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Adobe
1 8 (12.70%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.59%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) Kofax
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pens, 5w hols, DIS, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago