Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 176 144
Rank change year-on-year -1 -32 +2
Permanent jobs citing CMS 141 146 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.49% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.17% 10.28% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 126 122 231
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £49,000
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 1,387 1,420 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.56% 14.46% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,075 1,190 1,712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,300 £61,250
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -6 51 £37,000 -4.52% 9
Staffordshire +14 23 £35,000 +12.90% 4
Warwickshire -1 16 £27,500 -16.67% 5
Coventry -8 15 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Solihull +10 13 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire +22 11 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Worcestershire +21 4 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Herefordshire +20 2 £66,250 +70.97%
Walsall -2 1 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton -16 1 £31,500 - 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 78 (55.32%) CSS
3 76 (53.90%) HTML
4 61 (43.26%) .NET
5 54 (38.30%) C#
6 53 (37.59%) MVC
7 42 (29.79%) Content Management
8 41 (29.08%) WordPress
9 40 (28.37%) PHP
9 40 (28.37%) SQL Server
10 39 (27.66%) jQuery
10 39 (27.66%) Front End Development
11 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET
13 34 (24.11%) Web Development
14 32 (22.70%) MySQL
15 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
16 29 (20.57%) SEO
16 29 (20.57%) Finance
17 28 (19.86%) E-Commerce
17 28 (19.86%) Marketing
17 28 (19.86%) LINQ
18 27 (19.15%) OO
18 27 (19.15%) TDD
19 26 (18.44%) Entity Framework
20 25 (17.73%) CRM
21 24 (17.02%) SQL
22 23 (16.31%) HTML5
23 22 (15.60%) Web Services
23 22 (15.60%) Mobile App

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 41 (29.08%) WordPress
2 18 (12.77%) Umbraco
3 14 (9.93%) IIS
4 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.38%) Drupal
6 8 (5.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (4.26%) nginx
8 3 (2.13%) Apache
9 2 (1.42%) Confluence
9 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.42%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.71%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.71%) Moodle
10 1 (0.71%) Totara
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.42%) HipChat
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Magento
2 9 (6.38%) Shopify
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.67%) Basecamp
3 5 (3.55%) AdWords
3 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) SaaS
5 3 (2.13%) GitHub
5 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.13%) IaaS
5 3 (2.13%) MailChimp
5 3 (2.13%) PaaS
6 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) npm
7 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) SSL
2 5 (3.55%) FTP
2 5 (3.55%) Telnet
2 5 (3.55%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.84%) HTTP
4 3 (2.13%) Intranet
5 2 (1.42%) DNS
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.70%) MySQL
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.96%) Big Data
6 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.71%) MySQL Workbench
9 1 (0.71%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.09%) JIRA
4 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.84%) Subversion
5 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.13%) gulp
6 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.42%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.42%) Mocha
7 2 (1.42%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.71%) git-flow
8 1 (0.71%) Grunt
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Marketing
3 10 (7.09%) Legal
4 9 (6.38%) Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Law
4 9 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.67%) Automotive
5 8 (5.67%) Retail
6 4 (2.84%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (61.70%) Developer
2 28 (19.86%) PHP Developer
2 28 (19.86%) Software Developer
3 18 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.22%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (5.67%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 8 (5.67%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (4.96%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (4.96%) HTML Developer
9 7 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.96%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
9 7 (4.96%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (55.32%) CSS
2 76 (53.90%) HTML
3 61 (43.26%) .NET
4 39 (27.66%) jQuery
5 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET
6 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
7 28 (19.86%) LINQ
8 26 (18.44%) Entity Framework
9 23 (16.31%) HTML5
10 22 (15.60%) Web Services
11 21 (14.89%) Sass
11 21 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (14.18%) JSON
13 19 (13.48%) AngularJS
14 18 (12.77%) React
15 16 (11.35%) Laravel
16 12 (8.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 11 (7.80%) CSS3
18 10 (7.09%) WCF
18 10 (7.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Mobile App
2 18 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (12.77%) Social Media
3 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.67%) Blog
6 7 (4.96%) User Experience
7 5 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.42%) EFT
9 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.42%) NHS
9 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.71%) SCORM
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.59%) MVC
2 42 (29.79%) Content Management
3 39 (27.66%) Front End Development
4 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (24.11%) Web Development
6 29 (20.57%) SEO
7 28 (19.86%) E-Commerce
8 27 (19.15%) OO
8 27 (19.15%) TDD
9 25 (17.73%) CRM
10 20 (14.18%) Analytics
11 17 (12.06%) BDD
12 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.22%) SDLC
14 12 (8.51%) Scrum
14 12 (8.51%) Workflow
15 11 (7.80%) Pay per click
15 11 (7.80%) Regression Testing
15 11 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (7.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 54 (38.30%) C#
3 40 (28.37%) PHP
4 24 (17.02%) SQL
5 13 (9.22%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.38%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) VB
7 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.96%) VBA
9 5 (3.55%) ES6
10 4 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.42%) Go
11 2 (1.42%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.42%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) Clojure
12 1 (0.71%) Elixir
12 1 (0.71%) Erlang
12 1 (0.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) PhD
3 4 (2.84%) ISEB
3 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) ISO 9001
1 9 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.96%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Varnish
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) cPanel
1 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (10.64%) Google
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.38%) LexisNexis
4 8 (5.67%) Adobe
4 8 (5.67%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.67%) Twitter
5 4 (2.84%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.42%) Avaya
6 2 (1.42%) Facebook
6 2 (1.42%) RedGate
6 2 (1.42%) VMware
6 2 (1.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.71%) BT
7 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
7 1 (0.71%) Xamarin