The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 104 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 0.14% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 0.94% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 11
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
264 212 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.58% 14.43% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 225 165 294
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WordPress
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Cambridge

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Zend
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) WebGL
6 1 (12.50%) concrete5
6 1 (12.50%) Behat
6 1 (12.50%) GitHub
6 1 (12.50%) Sass

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) concrete5
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Behat
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Yii
6 1 (12.50%) WebGL
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Apple