Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 129 154
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -26
Permanent jobs citing CMS 226 249 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.24% 2.20% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.68% 13.49% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 244 179
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,600 £21,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%

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 1539 1846 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.24% 16.32% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1464 1356
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £23,688
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,600 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +35 104 £38,250 +21.43% 4
Warwickshire -18 36 £33,000 +11.86% 5
Herefordshire -4 18 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry 0 14 £32,500 -20.73%
Staffordshire -14 12 £32,000 +6.67% 1
Solihull 0 10 £35,000 +20.69% 1
Worcestershire -10 7 £23,500 -14.55% 2
Wolverhampton +4 4 £37,000 +5.71%
Shropshire -13 2 £28,750 -20.14% 1
Walsall +3 1 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 148 (65.49%) HTML
1 148 (65.49%) JavaScript
2 135 (59.73%) CSS
3 110 (48.67%) PHP
4 91 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (35.84%) jQuery
6 80 (35.40%) .NET
7 74 (32.74%) MySQL
7 74 (32.74%) Web Development
8 71 (31.42%) MVC
9 66 (29.20%) Content Management
10 64 (28.32%) Marketing
10 64 (28.32%) C#
11 63 (27.88%) Sass
12 62 (27.43%) WordPress
13 60 (26.55%) AngularJS
14 53 (23.45%) SQL
15 51 (22.57%) Front End Development
16 47 (20.80%) E-Commerce
17 46 (20.35%) ASP.NET
17 46 (20.35%) Git (software)
18 44 (19.47%) HTML5
19 42 (18.58%) Linux
19 42 (18.58%) SQL Server
20 40 (17.70%) Mobile App
21 35 (15.49%) Drupal
22 34 (15.04%) Microsoft
23 33 (14.60%) SEO
23 33 (14.60%) Open Source
24 32 (14.16%) CSS3

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 62 (27.43%) WordPress
2 35 (15.49%) Drupal
3 24 (10.62%) Umbraco
4 16 (7.08%) Apache
4 16 (7.08%) IIS
4 16 (7.08%) nginx
5 13 (5.75%) Joomla!
5 13 (5.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (4.87%) Apache Solr
7 10 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.54%) Confluence
9 6 (2.65%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.77%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.88%) Mule
12 2 (0.88%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.44%) Liferay
13 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.77%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.77%) RoboHelp
5 4 (1.77%) Snagit
5 4 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Magento
2 10 (4.42%) OpenCart
3 9 (3.98%) Shopify
4 6 (2.65%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.44%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.96%) GitHub
4 17 (7.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 13 (5.75%) npm
6 10 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.42%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.42%) Google Analytics
7 8 (3.54%) Basecamp
8 7 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.10%) Datadog
9 6 (2.65%) AdWords
10 5 (2.21%) SaaS
11 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.88%) Linode
11 2 (0.88%) Trello
12 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.42%) SSH
2 9 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.54%) Firewall
4 7 (3.10%) LAN
4 7 (3.10%) WAN
5 6 (2.65%) BGP
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (2.65%) EIGRP
5 6 (2.65%) Network Security
5 6 (2.65%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.65%) Wireless
6 5 (2.21%) DNS
6 5 (2.21%) Internet
7 4 (1.77%) IPsec
7 4 (1.77%) VPLS
8 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) HTTP
8 2 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.74%) MySQL
2 42 (18.58%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.85%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.52%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.75%) Big Data
7 11 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.21%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.88%) phpMyAdmin
10 2 (0.88%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.72%) gulp
3 19 (8.41%) JIRA
3 19 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.19%) Vagrant
5 12 (5.31%) Grunt
6 11 (4.87%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.42%) GitLab
7 10 (4.42%) PhantomJS
7 10 (4.42%) webpack
8 8 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.10%) Codeship
9 7 (3.10%) GoCD
10 6 (2.65%) git-flow
11 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.88%) Maven
12 2 (0.88%) PEAR
12 2 (0.88%) Subversion
13 1 (0.44%) Selenium
13 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 64 (28.32%) Marketing
2 32 (14.16%) Advertising
3 16 (7.08%) Retail
4 15 (6.64%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.75%) Electronics
6 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.98%) Automotive
8 7 (3.10%) Finance
9 2 (0.88%) Games
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 158 (69.91%) Developer
2 62 (27.43%) PHP Developer
3 53 (23.45%) HTML Developer
4 46 (20.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 45 (19.91%) Web Developer
6 40 (17.70%) HTML CSS Developer
7 37 (16.37%) Senior Developer
8 34 (15.04%) .NET Developer
9 30 (13.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (10.18%) C# Developer
11 21 (9.29%) PHP Web Developer
12 20 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (7.52%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (7.08%) Angular Developer
14 16 (7.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
15 14 (6.19%) Digital Developer
15 14 (6.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 13 (5.75%) Software Developer
17 12 (5.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (65.49%) HTML
2 135 (59.73%) CSS
3 81 (35.84%) jQuery
4 80 (35.40%) .NET
5 63 (27.88%) Sass
6 60 (26.55%) AngularJS
7 46 (20.35%) ASP.NET
8 44 (19.47%) HTML5
9 32 (14.16%) CSS3
10 30 (13.27%) LESS
11 29 (12.83%) JSON
11 29 (12.83%) Web Services
12 28 (12.39%) Laravel
13 26 (11.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (11.06%) LAMP
15 21 (9.29%) .NET Framework
15 21 (9.29%) PhoneGap
16 20 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (8.85%) Entity Framework
17 18 (7.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.70%) Mobile App
2 26 (11.50%) Social Media
3 25 (11.06%) User Experience
4 17 (7.52%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.54%) iPad
7 7 (3.10%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.77%) Social Network
11 3 (1.33%) HoloLens
11 3 (1.33%) NHS
12 2 (0.88%) Blog
12 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.88%) FMCG
12 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.58%) Linux
2 14 (6.19%) Windows
3 11 (4.87%) Android
3 11 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.74%) Web Development
3 71 (31.42%) MVC
4 66 (29.20%) Content Management
5 51 (22.57%) Front End Development
6 47 (20.80%) E-Commerce
7 33 (14.60%) Open Source
7 33 (14.60%) SEO
8 29 (12.83%) Digital Marketing
9 27 (11.95%) Analytics
10 26 (11.50%) Web Application Development
11 24 (10.62%) CRM
12 20 (8.85%) Project Management
13 19 (8.41%) OO
14 17 (7.52%) Mobile Application Development
14 17 (7.52%) OOP
15 16 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (6.64%) Mentoring
17 14 (6.19%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (65.49%) JavaScript
2 110 (48.67%) PHP
3 64 (28.32%) C#
4 53 (23.45%) SQL
5 16 (7.08%) C
5 16 (7.08%) Java
6 13 (5.75%) PHP 7
7 11 (4.87%) Python
8 10 (4.42%) XPath
9 9 (3.98%) VB
10 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.10%) Ruby
12 3 (1.33%) ES6
12 3 (1.33%) Go
13 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.88%) Scala
13 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.21%) CCNP
2 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.33%) MCSD
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 11 (4.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.77%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 15 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.10%) Capistrano
2 7 (3.10%) Pingdom
3 6 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.29%) Google
3 13 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 12 (5.31%) Telerik
5 11 (4.87%) Adobe
6 10 (4.42%) Zend
7 7 (3.10%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.10%) Splunk
8 6 (2.65%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.65%) Cisco
9 5 (2.21%) Oracle
10 4 (1.77%) VMware
11 2 (0.88%) Facebook
11 2 (0.88%) Twitter
12 1 (0.44%) Hootsuite
12 1 (0.44%) HP
12 1 (0.44%) HubSpot
12 1 (0.44%) IBM
12 1 (0.44%) OpenText