Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Headless CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Headless CMS over the 6 months to 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Headless Content Management System (Headless CMS)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1017 1161 1207
Rank change year-on-year +144 +46 +40
Permanent jobs citing Headless CMS 39 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.007% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 1
UK median annual salary £80,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +113.33% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,161 £31,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year -16.00% - -

Headless CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19,977 26,768 31,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 16.37% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,912 21,458 25,143
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,863 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.97% +9.66% -

Headless CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Headless CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Headless CMS over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Headless CMS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. 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 +144 37 £95,000 +216.67% 4
London - 28 £95,000 - 4
UK excluding London +90 9 £31,500 -16.00%
North West +41 4 £60,000 +100.00%
North of England +29 4 £60,000 +100.00%
South West - 4 £29,161 -
Scotland +14 1 £31,500 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, IT jobs citing Headless CMS 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 Headless CMS.

1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 31 (79.49%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (71.79%) Content Management
3 28 (71.79%) CMS
3 28 (71.79%) Serverless
4 27 (69.23%) Microservices
5 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
6 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
7 23 (58.97%) Cloud Native
8 22 (56.41%) HTML
8 22 (56.41%) CSS
8 22 (56.41%) HTML5
8 22 (56.41%) CSS3
9 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
10 18 (46.15%) Web Development
11 17 (43.59%) React
11 17 (43.59%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (41.03%) Node.js
13 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
13 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (38.46%) Java
13 15 (38.46%) Python
13 15 (38.46%) Scrum
13 15 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (35.90%) Progressive Web App
14 14 (35.90%) Ruby
14 14 (35.90%) Groovy
14 14 (35.90%) BDD
15 13 (33.33%) Puppet
15 13 (33.33%) Splunk

Headless CMS
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 28 (71.79%) CMS
2 13 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (71.79%) Serverless
2 13 (33.33%) Apigee
2 13 (33.33%) AWS
2 13 (33.33%) Boomi
3 12 (30.77%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (25.64%) Azure
4 10 (25.64%) Azure Functions
4 10 (25.64%) Firebase
4 10 (25.64%) GCP
5 8 (20.51%) GitHub
6 5 (12.82%) npm
7 1 (2.56%) prismic.io
7 1 (2.56%) Slack
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) JUnit
2 13 (33.33%) Mockito
2 13 (33.33%) Spock
2 13 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 13 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 6 (15.38%) webpack
4 5 (12.82%) git-flow
4 5 (12.82%) GitLab
5 3 (7.69%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 12 (30.77%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.13%) React Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) CSS
1 22 (56.41%) CSS3
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
1 22 (56.41%) HTML5
2 17 (43.59%) React
3 16 (41.03%) Node.js
4 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 13 (33.33%) J2EE
5 13 (33.33%) Spring
5 13 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 13 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 12 (30.77%) React Native
6 12 (30.77%) REST
7 11 (28.21%) Ember.js
7 11 (28.21%) GraphQL
8 10 (25.64%) AWS Amplify
8 10 (25.64%) Serverless Framework
9 5 (12.82%) Redux
10 4 (10.26%) Sass
11 3 (7.69%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Cloud Native
2 15 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (33.33%) iPad
3 13 (33.33%) Social Media
3 13 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 8 (20.51%) Blog
6 5 (12.82%) User Experience
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.56%) Animation
8 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Android
1 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (71.79%) Content Management
3 27 (69.23%) Microservices
4 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
6 18 (46.15%) Web Development
7 17 (43.59%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (38.46%) Scrum
9 14 (35.90%) BDD
9 14 (35.90%) Progressive Web App
10 13 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
10 13 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
10 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
10 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (33.33%) MVC
10 13 (33.33%) OO
10 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
10 13 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) Python
3 14 (35.90%) Groovy
3 14 (35.90%) Ruby
4 13 (33.33%) C#
4 13 (33.33%) Java 8
5 7 (17.95%) ES6
6 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) Go
8 1 (2.56%) Clojure
8 1 (2.56%) Elixir
8 1 (2.56%) ES7
8 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Ansible
1 13 (33.33%) Istio
1 13 (33.33%) Kibana
1 13 (33.33%) Knative
1 13 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
1 13 (33.33%) Salt
1 13 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Adobe
1 13 (33.33%) Dell
1 13 (33.33%) Dynatrace
1 13 (33.33%) IBM
1 13 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 13 (33.33%) New Relic
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
1 13 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 13 (33.33%) SAP
1 13 (33.33%) Splunk
2 10 (25.64%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) ATG
3 1 (2.56%) Demandware
3 1 (2.56%) Elastic Path
3 1 (2.56%) hybris