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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 122 128 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.37% 0.17% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 0.79% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
426 382 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.66% 22.09% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 373 337 272
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 October 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 25 (92.59%) CSS
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
1 25 (92.59%) PHP
2 23 (85.19%) jQuery
3 15 (55.56%) MySQL
4 14 (51.85%) Drupal
5 12 (44.44%) XHTML
6 11 (40.74%) HTML5
6 11 (40.74%) CSS3
7 9 (33.33%) Python
7 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (18.52%) CMS
9 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (11.11%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.11%) UNIX
10 3 (11.11%) User Experience
11 2 (7.41%) Magento
11 2 (7.41%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (7.41%) Windows
11 2 (7.41%) Linux
11 2 (7.41%) OOP
11 2 (7.41%) OO
11 2 (7.41%) SVG
11 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (7.41%) Finance
11 2 (7.41%) LAMP
11 2 (7.41%) Umbraco

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (51.85%) Drupal
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) Web Developer
3 13 (48.15%) PHP Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Junior Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Junior
5 9 (33.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Junior Web Developer
5 9 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Junior PHP Web Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Junior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
1 25 (92.59%) CSS
2 23 (85.19%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) XHTML
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (7.41%) SVG
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) Symfony
6 1 (3.70%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) Yii
6 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Content Management
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) B2B
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
1 25 (92.59%) PHP
2 9 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
1 1 (3.70%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.70%) Zend