Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 139 145
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing CMS 181 210 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.10% 2.12% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.12% 13.91% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 148 184 236
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,750 £44,875
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 1,197 1,510 1,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.89% 15.24% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1,277 1,504
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +1.37%
10th Percentile £23,848 £24,750 £22,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -13 79 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Coventry +12 22 £32,500 - 3
Staffordshire +19 21 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Sutton Coldfield -5 20 £37,500 +59.57% 1
Worcestershire +21 9 £35,000 +44.33% 2
Herefordshire +1 8 £85,000 +126.67% 3
Solihull -2 7 £29,500 -15.71%
Shropshire +16 4 £33,000 +20.00% 3
Walsall 0 4 £42,500 - 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 95 (52.49%) JavaScript
2 84 (46.41%) HTML
2 84 (46.41%) CSS
3 75 (41.44%) C#
3 75 (41.44%) MVC
4 67 (37.02%) .NET
5 63 (34.81%) Content Management
6 58 (32.04%) Web Development
6 58 (32.04%) SQL Server
7 56 (30.94%) Finance
8 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (22.10%) PHP
9 40 (22.10%) Umbraco
10 39 (21.55%) Marketing
10 39 (21.55%) SEO
11 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET
12 33 (18.23%) AngularJS
13 31 (17.13%) SQL
14 29 (16.02%) OO
14 29 (16.02%) TDD
15 28 (15.47%) CRM
16 27 (14.92%) WordPress
16 27 (14.92%) Front End Development
17 25 (13.81%) Digital Marketing
17 25 (13.81%) Microsoft
18 24 (13.26%) E-Commerce
18 24 (13.26%) Degree
18 24 (13.26%) Analytics
19 23 (12.71%) jQuery
20 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure

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 40 (22.10%) Umbraco
2 27 (14.92%) WordPress
3 8 (4.42%) IIS
3 8 (4.42%) nginx
4 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.10%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.10%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.76%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.76%) IaaS
3 5 (2.76%) PaaS
4 4 (2.21%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (2.21%) GitHub
4 4 (2.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) AdWords
5 1 (0.55%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) HTTP
1 8 (4.42%) Intranet
1 8 (4.42%) LAN
2 7 (3.87%) DEFINITY
2 7 (3.87%) WAN
3 6 (3.31%) SSL
4 5 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) Skype
6 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) Big Data
3 14 (7.73%) MySQL
4 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.87%) Subversion
3 6 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.66%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.10%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Mockito
6 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.55%) gulp
7 1 (0.55%) Mocha
7 1 (0.55%) Rational Software Modeler
7 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 56 (30.94%) Finance
2 39 (21.55%) Marketing
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
4 7 (3.87%) Automotive
5 6 (3.31%) Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Law
5 6 (3.31%) Legal
5 6 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 2 (1.10%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (58.56%) Developer
2 27 (14.92%) Web Developer
3 21 (11.60%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.94%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (9.39%) PHP Developer
6 15 (8.29%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Architect
8 12 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (6.08%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Author
9 11 (6.08%) Lead Architect
9 11 (6.08%) Technical Author
10 10 (5.52%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (4.42%) WordPress Developer
13 7 (3.87%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 7 (3.87%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (46.41%) CSS
1 84 (46.41%) HTML
2 67 (37.02%) .NET
3 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET
4 33 (18.23%) AngularJS
5 23 (12.71%) jQuery
6 22 (12.15%) Sass
7 19 (10.50%) HTML5
7 19 (10.50%) WCF
7 19 (10.50%) Web Services
8 18 (9.94%) .NET Framework
8 18 (9.94%) Entity Framework
9 17 (9.39%) LINQ
10 16 (8.84%) Ajax
10 16 (8.84%) JSON
11 15 (8.29%) RESTful
11 15 (8.29%) Spring
12 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (7.73%) REST
13 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Social Media
2 17 (9.39%) User Experience
3 16 (8.84%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.29%) Mobile App
5 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.97%) Blog
8 7 (3.87%) IVR
9 6 (3.31%) Graphic Design
10 5 (2.76%) Taxonomies
11 4 (2.21%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.66%) Photography
13 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.55%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.97%) Windows
2 8 (4.42%) Linux
3 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.44%) MVC
2 63 (34.81%) Content Management
3 58 (32.04%) Web Development
4 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (21.55%) SEO
6 29 (16.02%) OO
6 29 (16.02%) TDD
7 28 (15.47%) CRM
8 27 (14.92%) Front End Development
9 25 (13.81%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (13.26%) Analytics
10 24 (13.26%) E-Commerce
11 21 (11.60%) BDD
12 16 (8.84%) Microservices
12 16 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (7.18%) ERP
14 13 (7.18%) SDLC
15 12 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (6.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (52.49%) JavaScript
2 75 (41.44%) C#
3 40 (22.10%) PHP
4 31 (17.13%) SQL
5 21 (11.60%) Java
6 7 (3.87%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.31%) VB
8 5 (2.76%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.10%) ES6
9 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.10%) VBA
10 1 (0.55%) Clojure
10 1 (0.55%) Elixir
10 1 (0.55%) Erlang
10 1 (0.55%) Java 8
10 1 (0.55%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 9 (4.97%) HNC
2 9 (4.97%) HND
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.76%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Docker
2 8 (4.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) cPanel
2 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.39%) Google
3 10 (5.52%) Adobe
4 8 (4.42%) Avaya
4 8 (4.42%) MuleSoft
4 8 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.87%) Twitter
6 6 (3.31%) LexisNexis
7 4 (2.21%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.10%) Facebook
8 2 (1.10%) RedGate
9 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.55%) VMware
9 1 (0.55%) Zend