Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 152 172
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -25
Permanent jobs citing CMS 208 198 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 1.88% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.28% 12.01% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 188 191 149
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,375 £47,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1,566 1,649 1,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.07% 15.63% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 1,314 1,310
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%

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 17 January 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 17 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
Birmingham +58 88 £33,875 -3.21% 11
Warwickshire -2 39 £31,000 -4.62% 4
Solihull +5 24 £35,000 -10.83% 2
Herefordshire -4 14 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +7 12 £25,000 -16.67% 1
Staffordshire -3 9 £32,000 +6.67% 2
Coventry -16 9 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Wolverhampton -8 1 £37,000 +57.45%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 131 (62.98%) HTML
2 130 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 115 (55.29%) CSS
4 98 (47.12%) PHP
5 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (36.54%) Web Development
7 72 (34.62%) jQuery
8 71 (34.13%) MySQL
9 70 (33.65%) Content Management
10 66 (31.73%) WordPress
11 58 (27.88%) Marketing
12 57 (27.40%) .NET
13 55 (26.44%) Front End Development
14 54 (25.96%) Sass
15 53 (25.48%) Mobile App
16 52 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 52 (25.00%) MVC
17 50 (24.04%) C#
17 50 (24.04%) E-Commerce
18 45 (21.63%) SQL
18 45 (21.63%) Git (software)
19 43 (20.67%) HTML5
20 39 (18.75%) Drupal
21 36 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 35 (16.83%) Linux
22 35 (16.83%) SEO
23 31 (14.90%) ASP.NET
23 31 (14.90%) Social Media
24 30 (14.42%) Advertising
24 30 (14.42%) 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 66 (31.73%) WordPress
2 39 (18.75%) Drupal
3 20 (9.62%) Umbraco
4 14 (6.73%) Apache Solr
5 13 (6.25%) Apache
5 13 (6.25%) nginx
6 10 (4.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (4.33%) Confluence
7 9 (4.33%) IIS
8 7 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.37%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.96%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.48%) Liferay
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.92%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.92%) RoboHelp
4 4 (1.92%) Snagit
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.48%) HipChat
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (11.54%) Magento
2 17 (8.17%) Shopify
3 6 (2.88%) OpenCart
4 4 (1.92%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.17%) Basecamp
2 17 (8.17%) npm
3 16 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (7.21%) GitHub
5 14 (6.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (4.81%) AdWords
7 8 (3.85%) Google Analytics
8 7 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.37%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.37%) Datadog
9 2 (0.96%) Linode
9 2 (0.96%) Trello
10 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.48%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) SSH
2 2 (0.96%) DHCP
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
2 2 (0.96%) Firewall
2 2 (0.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.13%) MySQL
2 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 19 (9.13%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.73%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (6.25%) Big Data
7 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.40%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.96%) phpMyAdmin
10 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (21.63%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.94%) JIRA
3 24 (11.54%) gulp
4 21 (10.10%) Vagrant
5 15 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.29%) Grunt
6 11 (5.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.37%) Codeship
8 7 (3.37%) GitLab
8 7 (3.37%) GoCD
8 7 (3.37%) PhantomJS
8 7 (3.37%) webpack
9 6 (2.88%) git-flow
10 2 (0.96%) PEAR
10 2 (0.96%) Subversion
11 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.48%) Mocha
11 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (27.88%) Marketing
2 30 (14.42%) Advertising
3 11 (5.29%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.37%) Automotive
4 7 (3.37%) Electronics
4 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.88%) Retail
6 5 (2.40%) Games
7 2 (0.96%) Finance
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (63.94%) Developer
2 57 (27.40%) PHP Developer
3 55 (26.44%) Web Developer
4 45 (21.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 35 (16.83%) HTML Developer
6 30 (14.42%) HTML CSS Developer
7 29 (13.94%) Senior Developer
8 28 (13.46%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (11.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (9.62%) .NET Developer
10 20 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (8.17%) Analyst
12 15 (7.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 13 (6.25%) Angular Developer
14 11 (5.29%) C# Developer
14 11 (5.29%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (5.29%) Project Manager
15 10 (4.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (4.81%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 10 (4.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (62.98%) HTML
2 115 (55.29%) CSS
3 72 (34.62%) jQuery
4 57 (27.40%) .NET
5 54 (25.96%) Sass
6 52 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 43 (20.67%) HTML5
8 36 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (14.90%) ASP.NET
10 30 (14.42%) Laravel
11 29 (13.94%) CSS3
11 29 (13.94%) LESS
12 28 (13.46%) JSON
13 27 (12.98%) Web Services
14 25 (12.02%) React
15 24 (11.54%) Node.js
16 21 (10.10%) LAMP
17 19 (9.13%) Ember.js
18 18 (8.65%) PhoneGap
18 18 (8.65%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.48%) Mobile App
2 31 (14.90%) Social Media
3 25 (12.02%) User Experience
4 19 (9.13%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.81%) iPad
6 10 (4.81%) NHS
7 7 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.40%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.44%) Social Network
12 2 (0.96%) Blog
12 2 (0.96%) HoloLens
12 2 (0.96%) Replication
13 1 (0.48%) CMDB
13 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.48%) FMCG
13 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
13 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.83%) Linux
2 8 (3.85%) Android
2 8 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.54%) Web Development
3 70 (33.65%) Content Management
4 55 (26.44%) Front End Development
5 52 (25.00%) MVC
6 50 (24.04%) E-Commerce
7 35 (16.83%) SEO
8 30 (14.42%) Analytics
9 29 (13.94%) CRM
10 28 (13.46%) Project Management
11 25 (12.02%) Open Source
12 22 (10.58%) Web Application Development
13 19 (9.13%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (9.13%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (8.65%) OOP
15 17 (8.17%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (6.25%) Logistics
16 13 (6.25%) OO
17 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 98 (47.12%) PHP
3 50 (24.04%) C#
4 45 (21.63%) SQL
5 17 (8.17%) PHP 7
6 13 (6.25%) Java
7 12 (5.77%) Ruby
8 11 (5.29%) Python
8 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.81%) ES6
9 10 (4.81%) Go
10 9 (4.33%) VB
11 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.37%) XPath
12 6 (2.88%) C
13 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.48%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.40%) ISEB
1 5 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.13%) QA
2 11 (5.29%) GDPR
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.54%) Docker
2 4 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 19 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.37%) Capistrano
2 7 (3.37%) Pingdom
3 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.65%) Google
3 15 (7.21%) Zend
4 13 (6.25%) Adobe
5 10 (4.81%) Sitecore
6 9 (4.33%) Telerik
7 7 (3.37%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.37%) Splunk
8 5 (2.40%) Oracle
9 4 (1.92%) VMware
10 2 (0.96%) Facebook
10 2 (0.96%) Twitter
11 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.48%) Hootsuite
11 1 (0.48%) HP
11 1 (0.48%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.48%) IBM
11 1 (0.48%) OpenText