The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 25 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 20 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.43% 1.46% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.69% 13.04% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 2
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
107 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.78% 11.17% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 34 41
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WordPress
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) PHP
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 10 (47.62%) CMS
3 10 (47.62%) Marketing
4 9 (42.86%) Umbraco
4 9 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (42.86%) Sitecore
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (42.86%) PhoneGap
4 9 (42.86%) Razor View Engine
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) W3C
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (9.52%) Magento
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) MooTools
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Advertising

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (47.62%) CMS
2 9 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 9 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) PhoneGap
General
1 10 (47.62%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Razor View Engine
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) MooTools
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
2 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PHP
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Sitecore