Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Headless Content Management System (Headless CMS)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 861 1097 1205
Rank change year-on-year +236 +108 -13
Permanent jobs citing Headless CMS 11 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.089% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Median annual salary £62,500 £80,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.88% +153.97% -30.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £75,000 £30,050
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £34,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 - £30,000

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 12,387 21,868 29,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 15.21% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,759 17,120 23,506
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,238 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%

Headless CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Headless CMS.

Salary trend for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Headless CMS over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Headless CMS in the UK

Headless CMS
Top 4 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 6 June 2020. 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 +239 11 £62,500 - 3
UK excluding London - 7 £62,500 - 1
South East - 7 £62,500 - 1
London +148 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) React
4 8 (72.73%) REST
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) DevOps
4 8 (72.73%) Azure
5 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) HTML5
6 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (54.55%) CSS3
6 6 (54.55%) Ember.js
6 6 (54.55%) Microservices
6 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
6 6 (54.55%) React Native
6 6 (54.55%) GraphQL
6 6 (54.55%) OO
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Open Source
6 6 (54.55%) Android
6 6 (54.55%) Content Management
6 6 (54.55%) Marketing
6 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (45.45%) CMS
7 5 (45.45%) Node.js
8 4 (36.36%) BDD

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 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Kentico
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Functions
2 3 (27.27%) Firebase
2 3 (27.27%) GCP
2 3 (27.27%) Serverless
3 2 (18.18%) GitHub
4 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) React
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Ember.js
4 6 (54.55%) GraphQL
4 6 (54.55%) React Native
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Core
6 4 (36.36%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) AWS Amplify
7 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 3 (27.27%) Serverless Framework
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Blog
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Native
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Android
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) DevOps
4 6 (54.55%) Content Management
4 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) Microservices
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Progressive Web App
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (18.18%) High Availability
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) ES6
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) Cadence
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) WooCommerce