Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Content Manager was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1116 1203
Rank change year-on-year -4 +87 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Content Manager 54 80 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.045% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.047% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 59
UK median annual salary £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,125 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -17 51 £40,000 - 9
UK excluding London +20 34 £35,000 -12.50% 8
London -10 18 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South East +8 16 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England - 8 - - 3
North of England +8 3 £35,363 +4.78% 3
Scotland - 3 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +33 2 £31,432 +14.30%
Midlands +8 2 £45,180 +3.27%
West Midlands -2 2 £45,180 +3.27%
South West - 2 £35,000 -
North West -6 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 43 (79.63%) Marketing
2 22 (40.74%) CMS
3 21 (38.89%) Social Media
4 19 (35.19%) SEO
5 16 (29.63%) Content Management
6 14 (25.93%) Analytics
6 14 (25.93%) Copywriting
7 13 (24.07%) Retail
7 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) HTML
9 8 (14.81%) Data Management
9 8 (14.81%) Publishing
9 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (12.96%) Digital Content Management
10 7 (12.96%) Blog
10 7 (12.96%) Product Marketing
11 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.11%) Online Marketing
11 6 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) User Experience
11 6 (11.11%) Content Writing
12 5 (9.26%) Content Marketing
12 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.26%) Drupal
13 4 (7.41%) Web Development
13 4 (7.41%) WordPress

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 22 (40.74%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) Drupal
3 4 (7.41%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.85%) TYPO3
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (3.70%) Camtasia
2 2 (3.70%) InDesign
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Eloqua
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 43 (79.63%) Marketing
2 13 (24.07%) Retail
3 8 (14.81%) Publishing
4 4 (7.41%) Advertising
4 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 4 (7.41%) Music Industry
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Social Media
2 7 (12.96%) Blog
3 6 (11.11%) User Experience
4 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.85%) Animation
6 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) SEO
2 16 (29.63%) Content Management
3 14 (25.93%) Analytics
3 14 (25.93%) Copywriting
4 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) Data Management
6 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Digital Content Management
7 7 (12.96%) Product Marketing
8 6 (11.11%) Content Writing
8 6 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (11.11%) Online Marketing
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.26%) Content Marketing
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (5.56%) Web Analytics
11 3 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
2 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe
1 3 (5.56%) Google
1 3 (5.56%) Sage
2 2 (3.70%) Facebook
2 2 (3.70%) IBM
2 2 (3.70%) Marketo
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (1.85%) Kofax
3 1 (1.85%) SAP