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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 45 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.67% 5.26% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 16.87% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £22,250 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.22%
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
64 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.67% 31.20% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 38
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -22.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Quark
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) InDesign
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Quark
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum + Holidays at Trade Prices, Pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago