Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 159 165
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing CMS 143 169 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.96% 10.95% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 150 151
West Midlands median annual salary £39,066 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.62% - -
10th Percentile £26,625 £24,400 £23,000
90th Percentile £94,375 £60,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,103 1,544 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.94% 15.68% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1,224 1,203
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +21 64 £37,816 -5.46% 14
Coventry +42 21 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Herefordshire -3 18 £85,000 +119.35%
Sutton Coldfield +7 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Staffordshire +16 7 £27,000 -22.86% 1
Solihull -12 5 £72,500 +107.14% 6
Worcestershire -27 3 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Shropshire -11 2 £36,000 +10.77% 1
Wolverhampton +27 1 - -
Warwickshire -30 1 £20,000 -35.48% 2
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 62 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.56%) CSS
3 53 (37.06%) C#
4 52 (36.36%) .NET
5 51 (35.66%) Web Development
6 49 (34.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (34.27%) HTML
7 48 (33.57%) MVC
8 46 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (29.37%) SQL Server
10 37 (25.87%) Umbraco
11 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
11 36 (25.17%) Finance
12 35 (24.48%) Content Management
13 29 (20.28%) Web Services
14 26 (18.18%) PHP
14 26 (18.18%) SOA
14 26 (18.18%) Big Data
14 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
14 26 (18.18%) User Experience
14 26 (18.18%) Microservices
15 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
16 24 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 22 (15.38%) SOAP
17 22 (15.38%) Marketing
18 21 (14.69%) ERP
18 21 (14.69%) Middleware
18 21 (14.69%) Google
18 21 (14.69%) Service Design

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 37 (25.87%) Umbraco
2 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (7.69%) Joomla!
5 8 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (5.59%) WordPress
6 7 (4.90%) Drupal
7 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.70%) InDesign
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) SAP CRM
2 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.10%) Magento
3 3 (2.10%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 49 (34.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.59%) IaaS
4 8 (5.59%) Office 365
4 8 (5.59%) PaaS
5 5 (3.50%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.80%) G Suite
6 4 (2.80%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.50%) Intranet
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) DEFINITY
4 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
4 2 (1.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.18%) Big Data
3 17 (11.89%) MySQL
4 5 (3.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.70%) Power BI
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) Jasmine
2 4 (2.80%) Subversion
2 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.10%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.10%) Mocha
3 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.70%) git-flow
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.70%) Mockito
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (25.17%) Finance
2 22 (15.38%) Marketing
3 11 (7.69%) Back Office
4 4 (2.80%) Advertising
5 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.10%) Publishing
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (54.55%) Developer
2 24 (16.78%) Architect
3 21 (14.69%) Web Developer
4 19 (13.29%) Lead Architect
5 15 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Analyst
7 12 (8.39%) Lead Developer
8 11 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.99%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Applications Support
11 8 (5.59%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.56%) CSS
2 52 (36.36%) .NET
3 49 (34.27%) HTML
4 29 (20.28%) Web Services
5 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
7 22 (15.38%) SOAP
8 21 (14.69%) Middleware
9 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (11.19%) Laravel
11 13 (9.09%) jQuery
12 12 (8.39%) HTML5
12 12 (8.39%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (6.29%) React
14 9 (6.29%) REST
14 9 (6.29%) Spring
14 9 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) User Experience
2 14 (9.79%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.69%) NHS
5 8 (5.59%) Taxonomies
6 6 (4.20%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.10%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.10%) Social Media
8 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.40%) IVR
8 2 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.70%) HoloLens
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Windows
2 3 (2.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.66%) Web Development
2 48 (33.57%) MVC
3 46 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.48%) Content Management
5 26 (18.18%) Microservices
5 26 (18.18%) SOA
6 24 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 21 (14.69%) ERP
8 21 (14.69%) Service Design
9 19 (13.29%) CRM
10 18 (12.59%) Scrum
11 17 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (10.49%) TDD
13 14 (9.79%) Front End Development
14 13 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
15 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
16 11 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
16 11 (7.69%) Line Management
16 11 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 53 (37.06%) C#
3 26 (18.18%) PHP
4 16 (11.19%) Ruby
4 16 (11.19%) SQL
5 12 (8.39%) Java
6 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.50%) Python
8 5 (3.50%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.40%) HNC
3 2 (1.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.69%) Google
3 13 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 11 (7.69%) Adobe
5 7 (4.90%) SAP
6 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.40%) Avaya
7 2 (1.40%) Twitter
8 1 (0.70%) Facebook
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy