The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 96 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 25 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.05% 3.90% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 15
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £31,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £31,125
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
413 333 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.10% 19.51% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 322 282 458
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Cheshire

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WordPress
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Chester +5 12 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Macclesfield +8 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Northwich - 1 £32,500 - 1
Warrington - 1 £18,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 48 (80.00%) CSS
3 32 (53.33%) CMS
4 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) PHP
5 28 (46.67%) jQuery
6 25 (41.67%) MySQL
7 23 (38.33%) MVC
7 23 (38.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (38.33%) Sitecore
8 22 (36.67%) C#
8 22 (36.67%) .NET
9 21 (35.00%) Marketing
9 21 (35.00%) Umbraco
9 21 (35.00%) Magento
10 19 (31.67%) HTML5
10 19 (31.67%) SQL
11 16 (26.67%) Web Development
12 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 15 (25.00%) CSS3
12 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (23.33%) Drupal
13 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
14 12 (20.00%) W3C
14 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (20.00%) PhoneGap
14 12 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 32 (53.33%) CMS
2 23 (38.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (35.00%) Umbraco
4 14 (23.33%) Drupal
5 6 (10.00%) Confluence
5 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (10.00%) Commerce Server
5 6 (10.00%) concrete5
6 3 (5.00%) Sitefinity
7 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) PhoneGap
2 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 5 (8.33%) Grunt
6 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (35.00%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (98.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Web Developer
5 9 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 6 (10.00%) UI Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) CMS Developer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Magento Developer
11 1 (1.67%) WordPress Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Sitecore Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Designer
11 1 (1.67%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 48 (80.00%) CSS
3 28 (46.67%) jQuery
4 22 (36.67%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) HTML5
6 15 (25.00%) CSS3
6 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (11.67%) Backbone.js
9 7 (11.67%) Sass
10 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.00%) Spring
10 6 (10.00%) Spring MVC
11 5 (8.33%) LESS
12 4 (6.67%) Modernizr
12 4 (6.67%) REST
12 4 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) W3C
2 6 (10.00%) FMCG
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Android
1 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) MVC
2 16 (26.67%) Web Development
3 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) SEO
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (10.00%) Android Development
7 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.00%) Email Marketing
7 6 (10.00%) Kanban
8 3 (5.00%) Time Management
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.33%) Web Design
9 2 (3.33%) Content Management
9 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.67%) Pay per click
10 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 30 (50.00%) PHP
2 22 (36.67%) C#
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Sitecore
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) ATG
2 6 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.33%) Ektron
4 4 (6.67%) F5
4 4 (6.67%) Eloqua
4 4 (6.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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