The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 32 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.03% 0.43% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 1.61% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £23,000 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.62% 26.72% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 40
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WordPress
Salary Trend in Chester

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Chester

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Zend
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
6 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
6 4 (40.00%) Magento
6 4 (40.00%) CMS
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) W3C
7 3 (30.00%) XHTML
7 3 (30.00%) Content Management
7 3 (30.00%) Business Development
7 3 (30.00%) Life Science
7 3 (30.00%) Social Media
8 1 (10.00%) F5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) W3C
2 3 (30.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) F5
Chester
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago