The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 163 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 44 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.28% 3.21% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 19
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
WordPress
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
834 966 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.83% 17.53% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 658 748 907
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Berkshire

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WordPress
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +8 15 £43,000 +7.50%
Hungerford - 9 £30,000 -
Maidenhead +7 7 - -
Wokingham 0 3 £30,000 +15.38%
Reading -19 1 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 51 (72.86%) HTML
1 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
1 51 (72.86%) CSS
2 49 (70.00%) PHP
3 46 (65.71%) jQuery
4 40 (57.14%) CMS
5 36 (51.43%) MySQL
6 32 (45.71%) HTML5
7 29 (41.43%) Linux
7 29 (41.43%) Apache
7 29 (41.43%) CSS3
8 25 (35.71%) MVC
9 23 (32.86%) Degree
10 21 (30.00%) User Experience
11 20 (28.57%) Zend
11 20 (28.57%) W3C
11 20 (28.57%) OO
12 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
13 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
14 17 (24.29%) Joomla!
15 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
15 16 (22.86%) Drupal
15 16 (22.86%) Finance
16 15 (21.43%) Scrum
16 15 (21.43%) Project Management
16 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
16 15 (21.43%) Symfony
16 15 (21.43%) Refactoring
16 15 (21.43%) Laravel

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 40 (57.14%) CMS
2 29 (41.43%) Apache
3 17 (24.29%) Joomla!
4 16 (22.86%) Drupal
5 15 (21.43%) concrete5
6 13 (18.57%) Alfresco
7 10 (14.29%) nginx
8 7 (10.00%) IIS
9 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (2.86%) DNN
10 2 (2.86%) Kentico
11 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Photoshop
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.14%) Fireworks
3 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) SSL
3 7 (10.00%) VPN
4 6 (8.57%) FTP
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) MySQL
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.43%) PHPUnit
3 6 (8.57%) Subversion
4 4 (5.71%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Developer
2 28 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Magento Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Support
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) WordPress Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Designer
10 3 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Web Designer
10 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (72.86%) HTML
1 51 (72.86%) CSS
2 46 (65.71%) jQuery
3 32 (45.71%) HTML5
4 29 (41.43%) CSS3
5 15 (21.43%) Symfony
5 15 (21.43%) Laravel
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 8 (11.43%) LAMP
7 8 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (8.57%) XML
8 6 (8.57%) Ajax
9 4 (5.71%) .NET
10 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.29%) Zurb Foundation
11 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.43%) XSLT
12 1 (1.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) User Experience
2 20 (28.57%) W3C
3 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Social Media
4 3 (4.29%) Blog
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) CentOS
2 13 (18.57%) Ubuntu
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) MVC
2 20 (28.57%) OO
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
4 15 (21.43%) Project Management
4 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 15 (21.43%) Refactoring
5 12 (17.14%) Web Development
6 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.00%) Web Design
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 6 (8.57%) SEO
9 6 (8.57%) UX Design
9 6 (8.57%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (8.57%) Content Management
10 5 (7.14%) OOD
11 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.86%) Social Media Monitoring
12 2 (2.86%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
2 49 (70.00%) PHP
3 6 (8.57%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (4.29%) SQL
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (7.14%) WCAG
3 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) vSphere
2 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) cPanel
1 14 (20.00%) Plesk
2 6 (8.57%) Webmin
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Zend
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.86%) Twitter
5 6 (8.57%) Adobe
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) Ektron
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £30000 per annum + + Benefits (equity share option scheme)
Posted: Yesterday