The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 94 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 36 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 1.20% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.86% 5.13% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
WordPress
North 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 Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
365 448 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.03% 23.37% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 288 348 249
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Warrington +17 12 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Chester -12 7 £22,250 -11.00% 4
Northwich - 6 £27,250 -
Macclesfield +15 2 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £23,500 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 43 (91.49%) HTML
2 41 (87.23%) CSS
3 38 (80.85%) PHP
4 35 (74.47%) jQuery
5 32 (68.09%) JavaScript
6 30 (63.83%) MySQL
7 25 (53.19%) CMS
7 25 (53.19%) Magento
7 25 (53.19%) HTML5
8 18 (38.30%) Adobe
9 17 (36.17%) CSS3
10 16 (34.04%) Marketing
11 14 (29.79%) Drupal
11 14 (29.79%) Sass
12 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
12 13 (27.66%) Web Development
12 13 (27.66%) Subversion
12 13 (27.66%) OOP
13 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
13 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (21.28%) Web Design
13 10 (21.28%) SEO
13 10 (21.28%) Joomla!
13 10 (21.28%) Grunt
13 10 (21.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (19.15%) CakePHP
14 9 (19.15%) Content Management
14 9 (19.15%) MVC
14 9 (19.15%) Flash

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 25 (53.19%) CMS
2 14 (29.79%) Drupal
3 10 (21.28%) Joomla!
4 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Office
4 3 (6.38%) InDesign
5 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SSH
1 4 (8.51%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Subversion
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Grunt
3 6 (12.77%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (6.38%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (34.04%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Developer
2 27 (57.45%) PHP Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 5 (10.64%) Junior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Junior PHP Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Designer
5 4 (8.51%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead PHP Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) HTML
2 41 (87.23%) CSS
3 35 (74.47%) jQuery
4 25 (53.19%) HTML5
5 17 (36.17%) CSS3
6 14 (29.79%) Sass
7 9 (19.15%) CakePHP
7 9 (19.15%) Flash
8 8 (17.02%) JSON
9 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 4 (8.51%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) XHTML
11 3 (6.38%) LESS
12 2 (4.26%) Adobe AIR
12 2 (4.26%) REST
12 2 (4.26%) LAMP
12 2 (4.26%) SOAP
12 2 (4.26%) PhoneGap
12 2 (4.26%) Sencha Touch
13 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.64%) Video Editing
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Animation
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) W3C
6 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) Blog
6 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) OOP
1 13 (27.66%) Web Development
2 10 (21.28%) SEO
2 10 (21.28%) Web Design
3 9 (19.15%) Content Management
3 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) OO
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Pay per click
7 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) Android Development
8 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) PHP
2 32 (68.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) PHP5
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Adobe
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Google
4 3 (6.38%) Quark
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) Sony
5 2 (4.26%) Sencha
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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