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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 30 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.70% - 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £29,000 - £23,250
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
48 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.62% 25.33% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 35
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 November 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 13 (68.42%) MySQL
4 11 (57.89%) CMS
4 11 (57.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (57.89%) Sitecore
4 11 (57.89%) Drupal
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) HTML5
5 9 (47.37%) CSS3
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) Magento
7 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
7 6 (31.58%) Confluence
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) FMCG
7 6 (31.58%) Android
7 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (31.58%) Android Development
7 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
7 6 (31.58%) User Experience
7 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (31.58%) Backbone.js
7 6 (31.58%) concrete5
7 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) CMS
1 11 (57.89%) Drupal
1 11 (57.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 6 (31.58%) concrete5
2 6 (31.58%) Commerce Server
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
3 5 (26.32%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) UI Developer
2 6 (31.58%) UI Programmer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
2 9 (47.37%) CSS3
3 6 (31.58%) Backbone.js
3 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (26.32%) PhoneGap
4 5 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (15.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) FMCG
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) W3C
3 3 (15.79%) Life Science
3 3 (15.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Kanban
2 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (31.58%) Android Development
2 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Business Development
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Sitecore
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) ATG
2 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
3 5 (26.32%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Zend