Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 173 132
Rank change year-on-year +21 -41 -5
Permanent jobs citing CMS 161 168 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.68% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.99% 11.48% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 134 144 242
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £25,725 £25,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,239 1,463 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.71% 14.67% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,248 1,538
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the West Midlands

CMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CMS in the West Midlands

CMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CMS in the West Midlands

CMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Birmingham -4 62 £37,000 -7.50% 12
Staffordshire +29 27 £35,000 +59.09% 3
Coventry +5 21 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Shropshire +23 13 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Solihull +12 9 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Worcestershire +21 6 £35,000 +48.94% 2
Sutton Coldfield -11 6 £38,750 +64.89% 3
Warwickshire +10 5 £35,000 +6.87% 4
Walsall +2 3 £42,500 - 1
Herefordshire +21 2 £75,000 +100.00%
Wolverhampton -13 1 £31,500 -14.86% 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 89 (55.28%) JavaScript
2 80 (49.69%) CSS
3 77 (47.83%) HTML
4 66 (40.99%) C#
4 66 (40.99%) .NET
5 62 (38.51%) MVC
6 53 (32.92%) Content Management
7 48 (29.81%) SQL Server
8 44 (27.33%) Web Development
9 42 (26.09%) PHP
10 40 (24.84%) ASP.NET
11 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (22.98%) Finance
13 33 (20.50%) SEO
13 33 (20.50%) jQuery
14 32 (19.88%) Marketing
15 31 (19.25%) OO
16 29 (18.01%) Front End Development
17 28 (17.39%) E-Commerce
17 28 (17.39%) Umbraco
17 28 (17.39%) WordPress
18 27 (16.77%) LINQ
18 27 (16.77%) TDD
18 27 (16.77%) CRM
18 27 (16.77%) SQL
19 26 (16.15%) .NET Framework
20 24 (14.91%) JSON
20 24 (14.91%) Entity Framework
21 23 (14.29%) Web Services
21 23 (14.29%) Analytics

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (17.39%) Umbraco
1 28 (17.39%) WordPress
2 11 (6.83%) IIS
2 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.59%) nginx
4 4 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.86%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.24%) Apache
6 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.24%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.62%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.62%) Moodle
7 1 (0.62%) Totara
Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.62%) Shopify
3 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.11%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.11%) SaaS
4 4 (2.48%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (1.86%) GitHub
5 3 (1.86%) MailChimp
6 2 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) AdWords
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) SSL
2 8 (4.97%) HTTP
3 6 (3.73%) Intranet
4 5 (3.11%) FTP
4 5 (3.11%) Telnet
4 5 (3.11%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
6 2 (1.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.62%) DEFINITY
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) SMS
7 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.04%) MySQL
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.97%) Big Data
6 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.62%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.11%) Subversion
3 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.48%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.24%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.62%) Grunt
7 1 (0.62%) gulp
7 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.62%) Mocha
7 1 (0.62%) Rational Software Modeler
7 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 32 (19.88%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 10 (6.21%) Legal
5 9 (5.59%) Automotive
5 9 (5.59%) Banking
5 9 (5.59%) Law
5 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Games
7 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (59.01%) Developer
2 27 (16.77%) Software Developer
3 23 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 21 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 17 (10.56%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.07%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Author
8 11 (6.83%) Technical Author
9 10 (6.21%) Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) WordPress Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.59%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 7 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (4.35%) HTML Developer
11 7 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.35%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
11 7 (4.35%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (49.69%) CSS
2 77 (47.83%) HTML
3 66 (40.99%) .NET
4 40 (24.84%) ASP.NET
5 33 (20.50%) jQuery
6 27 (16.77%) LINQ
7 26 (16.15%) .NET Framework
8 24 (14.91%) Entity Framework
8 24 (14.91%) JSON
9 23 (14.29%) Web Services
10 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
11 21 (13.04%) HTML5
12 20 (12.42%) Sass
13 15 (9.32%) React
13 15 (9.32%) WCF
14 14 (8.70%) RESTful
15 13 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (7.45%) Laravel
17 10 (6.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Social Media
2 18 (11.18%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (9.32%) User Experience
4 13 (8.07%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.59%) Blog
6 5 (3.11%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.86%) Photography
9 2 (1.24%) EFT
9 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) IVR
10 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.62%) SCORM
10 1 (0.62%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Linux
2 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.51%) MVC
2 53 (32.92%) Content Management
3 44 (27.33%) Web Development
4 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (20.50%) SEO
6 31 (19.25%) OO
7 29 (18.01%) Front End Development
8 28 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 27 (16.77%) CRM
9 27 (16.77%) TDD
10 23 (14.29%) Analytics
11 19 (11.80%) BDD
11 19 (11.80%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (9.94%) SDLC
13 15 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.07%) Pay per click
16 11 (6.83%) Process Improvement
16 11 (6.83%) Web Design
16 11 (6.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (55.28%) JavaScript
2 66 (40.99%) C#
3 42 (26.09%) PHP
4 27 (16.77%) SQL
5 17 (10.56%) Java
6 13 (8.07%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.59%) VB
8 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.35%) VBA
9 6 (3.73%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.48%) ES6
10 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.24%) Clojure
11 2 (1.24%) Elixir
11 2 (1.24%) Erlang
11 2 (1.24%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) HNC
2 6 (3.73%) HND
3 5 (3.11%) PhD
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) ISO 9001
1 9 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) Docker
2 8 (4.97%) Varnish
3 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) cPanel
2 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.62%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Google
3 9 (5.59%) LexisNexis
4 8 (4.97%) MuleSoft
4 8 (4.97%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.97%) Twitter
5 5 (3.11%) Adobe
6 4 (2.48%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.86%) Avaya
8 2 (1.24%) Facebook
8 2 (1.24%) RedGate
8 2 (1.24%) VMware
9 1 (0.62%) BT
9 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.62%) Sage
9 1 (0.62%) Zend