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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 94 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 32 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 1.02% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 6.79% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 23
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
376 280 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.40% 14.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 304 229 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,900 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +26 20 £29,000 -10.76%
Macclesfield - 6 £32,500 - 2
Warrington -14 2 £30,000 - 3
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
3 21 (50.00%) PHP
4 20 (47.62%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
6 16 (38.10%) MySQL
6 16 (38.10%) CMS
7 15 (35.71%) C#
8 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
8 13 (30.95%) Marketing
9 12 (28.57%) Magento
10 11 (26.19%) HTML5
10 11 (26.19%) jQuery
10 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.81%) MVC
11 10 (23.81%) Umbraco
11 10 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (23.81%) Sitecore
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (21.43%) PhoneGap
12 9 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (21.43%) Web Development
12 9 (21.43%) SEO
12 9 (21.43%) W3C
13 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (16.67%) CSS3
15 6 (14.29%) Finance
15 6 (14.29%) Time Management
16 5 (11.90%) Ajax

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (38.10%) CMS
2 10 (23.81%) Umbraco
2 10 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 4 (9.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) PhoneGap
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Grunt
4 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (30.95%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (26.19%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) CMS Developer
6 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
3 20 (47.62%) .NET
4 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 11 (26.19%) HTML5
5 11 (26.19%) jQuery
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (16.67%) CSS3
8 5 (11.90%) Ajax
8 5 (11.90%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) REST
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 4 (9.52%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) XHTML
10 3 (7.14%) Sass
11 2 (4.76%) XSLT
11 2 (4.76%) LINQ
12 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) W3C
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) Web Development
2 9 (21.43%) SEO
3 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.14%) B2B
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Web Design
7 1 (2.38%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) PHP
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.90%) Ektron
3 1 (2.38%) Google
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington / Manchester
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago