The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 120 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 0.63% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
411 319 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.35% 20.27% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 357 286 228
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WordPress
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Bristol

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 33 (97.06%) PHP
2 31 (91.18%) HTML
3 30 (88.24%) CSS
4 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (67.65%) jQuery
6 18 (52.94%) MySQL
7 17 (50.00%) Drupal
8 12 (35.29%) XHTML
9 10 (29.41%) HTML5
10 9 (26.47%) Python
10 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
10 9 (26.47%) CSS3
11 6 (17.65%) CMS
12 5 (14.71%) LAMP
13 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 4 (11.76%) Linux
13 4 (11.76%) Symfony
13 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
14 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
14 3 (8.82%) Zend
14 3 (8.82%) Magento
14 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
14 3 (8.82%) Subversion
14 3 (8.82%) MVC
15 2 (5.88%) Finance
15 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
15 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (5.88%) OOP
15 2 (5.88%) OO
15 2 (5.88%) Content Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (50.00%) Drupal
2 6 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
2 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.94%) Xdebug
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (67.65%) Web Developer
3 21 (61.76%) PHP Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 10 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Junior Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Junior PHP Web Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Junior PHP Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Junior
5 9 (26.47%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 30 (88.24%) CSS
3 23 (67.65%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) XHTML
5 10 (29.41%) HTML5
6 9 (26.47%) CSS3
7 5 (14.71%) LAMP
8 4 (11.76%) Symfony
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) WAMP
9 2 (5.88%) Sass
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.94%) REST
10 1 (2.94%) Zend Framework
10 1 (2.94%) Yii
10 1 (2.94%) SOAP
10 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) OOP
3 2 (5.88%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) Content Management
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) OO PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Line Management
4 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Web Development
4 1 (2.94%) B2B
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) TDD
4 1 (2.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) PHP
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) WCAG
1 1 (2.94%) WAI
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Zend
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Rackspace