The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 82 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.41% 0.30% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 1.39% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 17
Average salary - £25,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.78%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 216 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.73% 21.26% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 156 202 238
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,169
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Bedfordshire region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 10 (90.91%) CRM
1 10 (90.91%) Marketing
1 10 (90.91%) Social Media
2 6 (54.55%) B2B
2 6 (54.55%) Apple
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Competitive Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Google
2 6 (54.55%) Telemarketing
2 6 (54.55%) iPad
2 6 (54.55%) Twitter
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
4 4 (36.36%) NHS
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) SugarCRM
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
4 4 (36.36%) Drupal
4 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SugarCRM
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
General
1 10 (90.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Head of Social Media
2 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Social Media
2 6 (54.55%) iPad
3 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
3 4 (36.36%) NHS
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Competitive Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Telemarketing
2 6 (54.55%) B2B
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Twitter
1 6 (54.55%) Google
1 6 (54.55%) Apple