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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 24 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.92% 1.04% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 6.25% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
30 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.41% 16.58% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 39
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £37,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 16 (80.00%) MySQL
5 12 (60.00%) jQuery
6 11 (55.00%) HTML5
6 11 (55.00%) CSS3
7 8 (40.00%) Sass
7 8 (40.00%) Magento
7 8 (40.00%) CMS
8 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (35.00%) Zend
8 7 (35.00%) Grunt
8 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
8 7 (35.00%) Laravel
9 6 (30.00%) Adobe
9 6 (30.00%) Symfony
9 6 (30.00%) Subversion
9 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
9 6 (30.00%) OOP
10 5 (25.00%) OO
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (25.00%) Google
10 5 (25.00%) Facebook
10 5 (25.00%) Twitter
11 3 (15.00%) PHP 5
11 3 (15.00%) XHTML
12 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Grunt
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (60.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 12 (60.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (55.00%) HTML Developer
5 10 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (30.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 6 (30.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (30.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 6 (30.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (5.00%) OO PHP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 17 (85.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) CSS3
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) Sass
6 7 (35.00%) Laravel
7 6 (30.00%) Symfony
8 3 (15.00%) XHTML
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (5.00%) FuelPHP
9 1 (5.00%) LESS
9 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
2 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Zend
2 6 (30.00%) Adobe
3 5 (25.00%) Facebook
3 5 (25.00%) Google
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
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