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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 130 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.96% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 4.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 2
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.66%
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
484 371 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 25.61% 20.88% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 414 306 276
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
3 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (65.00%) jQuery
5 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (55.00%) LAMP
7 9 (45.00%) CMS
8 8 (40.00%) HTML5
8 8 (40.00%) CSS3
9 7 (35.00%) Zend
9 7 (35.00%) MVC
10 6 (30.00%) MySQL
10 6 (30.00%) Marketing
10 6 (30.00%) Drupal
11 5 (25.00%) XHTML
12 4 (20.00%) Adobe
12 4 (20.00%) OO
12 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
12 4 (20.00%) Google
12 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
12 4 (20.00%) Doctrine
13 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (15.00%) PHPUnit
13 3 (15.00%) Scrum
14 2 (10.00%) Subversion
14 2 (10.00%) Photography
14 2 (10.00%) Web Services

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 6 (30.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 11 (55.00%) LAMP
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) CSS3
5 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 4 (20.00%) Doctrine
7 2 (10.00%) Laravel
7 2 (10.00%) Sass
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Symfony
8 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Photography
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Zend
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Google