Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 124 130
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +26
Permanent jobs citing CMS 179 225 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.90% 14.51% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 139 200 223
West Midlands median annual salary £38,132 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £54,900 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 1,126 1,551 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.74% 15.40% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1,290 1,399
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -7 78 £37,816 -5.46% 15
Sutton Coldfield -2 25 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Coventry +21 20 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Staffordshire +31 16 £30,000 -6.25% 4
Herefordshire -8 15 £85,000 +126.67% 3
Worcestershire -6 6 £58,750 +142.27% 1
Solihull -1 5 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Walsall +4 4 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 4 £36,000 - 2
Warwickshire +3 1 £20,000 -42.86% 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 79 (44.13%) HTML
3 76 (42.46%) CSS
4 75 (41.90%) C#
5 74 (41.34%) MVC
6 65 (36.31%) .NET
6 65 (36.31%) Web Development
7 57 (31.84%) SQL Server
7 57 (31.84%) Content Management
8 55 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (30.73%) Finance
9 50 (27.93%) Umbraco
10 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
11 35 (19.55%) Microsoft
12 34 (18.99%) SQL
12 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (18.99%) Marketing
13 31 (17.32%) PHP
14 29 (16.20%) SEO
15 27 (15.08%) ASP.NET
15 27 (15.08%) CRM
16 26 (14.53%) TDD
16 26 (14.53%) Degree
17 24 (13.41%) Web Services
18 23 (12.85%) User Experience
19 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
20 20 (11.17%) Ajax
20 20 (11.17%) Spring
20 20 (11.17%) Microservices

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 50 (27.93%) Umbraco
2 13 (7.26%) WordPress
3 10 (5.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (4.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.79%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.79%) nginx
7 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (1.12%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.12%) Magento
3 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (4.47%) IaaS
3 8 (4.47%) PaaS
4 4 (2.23%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.68%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) G Suite
6 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 2 (1.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) DEFINITY
1 8 (4.47%) LAN
1 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.47%) WAN
2 7 (3.91%) Intranet
3 5 (2.79%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) Big Data
3 11 (6.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.47%) Subversion
3 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.79%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.23%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.68%) JUnit
6 3 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.68%) Mockito
6 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (1.12%) Mocha
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.56%) Grunt
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 55 (30.73%) Finance
2 34 (18.99%) Marketing
3 5 (2.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Advertising
4 4 (2.23%) Back Office
5 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (58.66%) Developer
2 35 (19.55%) Web Developer
3 20 (11.17%) Architect
3 20 (11.17%) C# Developer
4 18 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Lead Architect
5 16 (8.94%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.15%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Architect
8 10 (5.59%) Lead Enterprise Architect
8 10 (5.59%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (44.13%) HTML
2 76 (42.46%) CSS
3 65 (36.31%) .NET
4 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
5 27 (15.08%) ASP.NET
6 24 (13.41%) Web Services
7 20 (11.17%) Ajax
7 20 (11.17%) Spring
8 18 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (10.06%) jQuery
8 18 (10.06%) Middleware
8 18 (10.06%) SOAP
9 17 (9.50%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (8.94%) HTML5
11 15 (8.38%) Sass
11 15 (8.38%) WCF
12 13 (7.26%) RESTful
13 12 (6.70%) J2SE
13 12 (6.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) User Experience
2 19 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.47%) IVR
4 8 (4.47%) Social Media
4 8 (4.47%) Taxonomies
5 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.35%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.23%) NHS
8 4 (2.23%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.68%) Photography
10 2 (1.12%) Blog
10 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.34%) MVC
2 65 (36.31%) Web Development
3 57 (31.84%) Content Management
4 55 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (16.20%) SEO
6 27 (15.08%) CRM
7 26 (14.53%) TDD
8 21 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (11.17%) Microservices
10 19 (10.61%) E-Commerce
11 18 (10.06%) ERP
11 18 (10.06%) Service Design
11 18 (10.06%) SOA
12 17 (9.50%) Analytics
12 17 (9.50%) Front End Development
13 15 (8.38%) OO
13 15 (8.38%) Software Engineering
14 14 (7.82%) BDD
14 14 (7.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 75 (41.90%) C#
3 34 (18.99%) SQL
4 31 (17.32%) PHP
5 19 (10.61%) Java
6 4 (2.23%) Ruby
6 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.12%) ES6
7 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Clojure
8 1 (0.56%) Elixir
8 1 (0.56%) Erlang
8 1 (0.56%) Java 8
8 1 (0.56%) Lisp
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.53%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) HNC
2 9 (5.03%) HND
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Docker
1 5 (2.79%) Varnish
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) cPanel
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) Adobe
3 13 (7.26%) Google
4 8 (4.47%) Avaya
5 6 (3.35%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.79%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Zend