Period
to 26 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 159 199
Rank change year-on-year +16 +40 -26
Permanent jobs citing CMS 653 107 100
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.33% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.04% 11.09% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 504 99 82
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,250 £30,025
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,188 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £85,000 " £63,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,971 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.06% +11.05% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,071 965 1,083
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.53% 14.81% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,771 857 938
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,675
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% -3.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CMS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

CMS trend for jobs with a WFH option

CMS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing CMS.

CMS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CMS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CMS over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

CMS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, CMS job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for CMS.

1 275 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 274 (41.96%) CSS
3 269 (41.19%) HTML
4 242 (37.06%) .NET
5 208 (31.85%) E-Commerce
5 208 (31.85%) MVC
6 199 (30.47%) C#
7 190 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
8 173 (26.49%) Azure
9 171 (26.19%) Umbraco
10 157 (24.04%) SQL
11 152 (23.28%) Social Skills
12 151 (23.12%) Git (software)
13 149 (22.82%) Microsoft
14 141 (21.59%) Finance
15 139 (21.29%) DevOps
16 137 (20.98%) Content Management
17 134 (20.52%) SEO
17 134 (20.52%) CRM
18 133 (20.37%) EPiServer
19 129 (19.75%) Web Development
20 128 (19.60%) Sitecore CMS
20 128 (19.60%) Sitecore
21 125 (19.14%) Marketing
22 123 (18.84%) HTML5
23 120 (18.38%) ASP.NET
24 116 (17.76%) Microservices
25 115 (17.61%) User Experience
26 114 (17.46%) CSS3
27 108 (16.54%) Kentico

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 171 (26.19%) Umbraco
2 133 (20.37%) EPiServer
3 128 (19.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 108 (16.54%) Kentico
5 84 (12.86%) WordPress
6 79 (12.10%) Headless CMS
7 59 (9.04%) IIS
8 52 (7.96%) Confluence
9 49 (7.50%) Drupal
10 39 (5.97%) SharePoint
11 28 (4.29%) Apache Solr
12 22 (3.37%) Apache
13 13 (1.99%) MODX
14 12 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (1.53%) Documentum
16 9 (1.38%) nginx
17 3 (0.46%) DNN
18 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
19 1 (0.15%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (1.99%) Figma
4 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.07%) Adobe XD
5 7 (1.07%) InDesign
5 7 (1.07%) Sketch
6 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 52 (7.96%) Shopify
2 42 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (4.75%) Magento
4 30 (4.59%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (1.68%) Sage 200
6 10 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.92%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.31%) Findur
11 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 173 (26.49%) Azure
2 84 (12.86%) AWS
3 36 (5.51%) Google Analytics
4 31 (4.75%) GCP
5 25 (3.83%) SaaS
6 24 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
7 22 (3.37%) Firebase
7 22 (3.37%) GitHub
8 20 (3.06%) Rackspace Cloud
9 17 (2.60%) npm
10 16 (2.45%) Serverless
11 11 (1.68%) IaaS
11 11 (1.68%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.68%) OneDrive
11 11 (1.68%) PaaS
12 10 (1.53%) Veeva
13 9 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (1.07%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 6 (0.92%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.76%) DNS
2 14 (2.14%) VoIP
3 12 (1.84%) VPN
4 11 (1.68%) DHCP
4 11 (1.68%) Firewall
4 11 (1.68%) IPsec
4 11 (1.68%) SSL
4 11 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.68%) VLAN
5 6 (0.92%) Intranet
6 4 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.15%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.20%) MySQL
3 36 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 13 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.99%) Redis
5 10 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2019
8 6 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.92%) Power BI
9 4 (0.61%) Tableau
10 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.15%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) Metadata
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 151 (23.12%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.49%) JIRA
4 48 (7.35%) ReSharper
5 24 (3.68%) webpack
6 20 (3.06%) Storybook
7 16 (2.45%) gulp
8 14 (2.14%) ESLint
9 8 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.23%) Grunt
10 6 (0.92%) Cactus
10 6 (0.92%) Cypress.io
11 5 (0.77%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.61%) Subversion
13 3 (0.46%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.31%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 152 (23.28%) Social Skills
2 141 (21.59%) Finance
3 125 (19.14%) Marketing
4 78 (11.94%) Retail
5 54 (8.27%) Organisational Skills
6 53 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (6.13%) Publishing
8 38 (5.82%) Legal
9 22 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (3.22%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.76%) Police
12 17 (2.60%) Advertising
13 7 (1.07%) Electronics
13 7 (1.07%) Law
13 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.92%) Games
15 3 (0.46%) Banking
15 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.31%) Automotive
16 2 (0.31%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 326 (49.92%) Developer
2 101 (15.47%) .NET Developer
3 94 (14.40%) Architect
4 69 (10.57%) Senior Developer
5 58 (8.88%) Digital Developer
6 55 (8.42%) PHP Developer
7 42 (6.43%) Web Developer
8 40 (6.13%) Software Architect
9 39 (5.97%) Project Manager
10 33 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 32 (4.90%) Umbraco Developer
12 29 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
13 27 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 24 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
15 22 (3.37%) Digital Architect
16 21 (3.22%) CMS Developer
16 21 (3.22%) Lead Developer
17 20 (3.06%) Digital Project Manager
17 20 (3.06%) E-Commerce Manager
17 20 (3.06%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (41.96%) CSS
2 269 (41.19%) HTML
3 242 (37.06%) .NET
4 123 (18.84%) HTML5
5 120 (18.38%) ASP.NET
6 114 (17.46%) CSS3
7 105 (16.08%) React
8 89 (13.63%) REST
9 79 (12.10%) .NET Core
10 71 (10.87%) Web Services
11 64 (9.80%) .NET Framework
12 61 (9.34%) jQuery
13 58 (8.88%) Laravel
14 57 (8.73%) RESTful
15 51 (7.81%) Node.js
16 48 (7.35%) AngularJS
17 46 (7.04%) Vue.js
18 41 (6.28%) Sass
19 31 (4.75%) Symfony
20 30 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (17.61%) User Experience
2 56 (8.58%) Mobile App
3 50 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (5.36%) iPad
7 25 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.06%) FMCG
8 20 (3.06%) Xbox
9 19 (2.91%) Social Media
10 14 (2.14%) Life Science
11 12 (1.84%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.53%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.92%) Blog
15 5 (0.77%) Legacy Code
15 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
16 4 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
16 4 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.33%) Windows
2 66 (10.11%) Windows Server
3 40 (6.13%) Apple iOS
4 36 (5.51%) Android
5 30 (4.59%) Linux
6 18 (2.76%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (31.85%) E-Commerce
1 208 (31.85%) MVC
2 190 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (21.29%) DevOps
4 137 (20.98%) Content Management
5 134 (20.52%) CRM
5 134 (20.52%) SEO
6 129 (19.75%) Web Development
7 116 (17.76%) Microservices
8 107 (16.39%) Full Stack Development
9 105 (16.08%) Project Delivery
10 97 (14.85%) Front End Development
11 89 (13.63%) Web Application Development
12 82 (12.56%) Unit Testing
13 78 (11.94%) Analytics
13 78 (11.94%) Scrum
14 73 (11.18%) Data Privacy
14 73 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
15 67 (10.26%) B2B
16 64 (9.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 275 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 199 (30.47%) C#
3 157 (24.04%) SQL
4 95 (14.55%) PHP
5 45 (6.89%) Java
6 40 (6.13%) Python
7 36 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.52%) ES6
9 18 (2.76%) PL/1
10 13 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.77%) C
11 5 (0.77%) R
12 4 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.61%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.61%) Rust
12 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.46%) C++
13 3 (0.46%) PyPy
14 2 (0.31%) JSX
Qualifications
1 55 (8.42%) Degree
2 23 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.63%) Accessibility
2 31 (4.75%) QA
3 10 (1.53%) COBIT
4 5 (0.77%) WCAG
5 4 (0.61%) PMO
6 2 (0.31%) CDISC
6 2 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
6 2 (0.31%) GxP
6 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (8.73%) Docker
2 20 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (3.52%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (1.53%) OpenView
3 10 (1.53%) OVSD
3 10 (1.53%) SCCM
3 10 (1.53%) SCOM
4 4 (0.61%) Terraform
5 2 (0.31%) Consul
5 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.31%) Packer
5 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 128 (19.60%) Sitecore
3 76 (11.64%) Google
4 64 (9.80%) Adobe
5 30 (4.59%) Elastic Path
6 25 (3.83%) Optimizely
7 20 (3.06%) Rackspace
7 20 (3.06%) Spotify
8 19 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.30%) Facebook
9 15 (2.30%) hybris
9 15 (2.30%) Instagram
9 15 (2.30%) Twitter
10 14 (2.14%) Remedy
11 11 (1.68%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.68%) Sage
11 11 (1.68%) Sophos
11 11 (1.68%) VMware
12 10 (1.53%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.53%) WooCommerce