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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 14 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.19% 1.99% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.73% 7.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
89 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 32.96% 27.49% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 64
Average salary £30,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £49,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) MVC
3 20 (58.82%) CMS
3 20 (58.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (58.82%) Sitecore
4 19 (55.88%) MySQL
5 14 (41.18%) C#
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 14 (41.18%) PHP
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) .NET
5 14 (41.18%) W3C
5 14 (41.18%) Umbraco
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (41.18%) PhoneGap
5 14 (41.18%) Razor View Engine
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (32.35%) Drupal
7 9 (26.47%) Marketing
8 6 (17.65%) Confluence
8 6 (17.65%) HTML5
8 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
8 6 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (17.65%) Android Development
8 6 (17.65%) iOS Development
8 6 (17.65%) Backbone.js
8 6 (17.65%) concrete5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (58.82%) CMS
1 20 (58.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (41.18%) Umbraco
3 11 (32.35%) Drupal
4 6 (17.65%) Commerce Server
4 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.65%) Confluence
4 6 (17.65%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 6 (17.65%) UI Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (41.18%) PhoneGap
3 14 (41.18%) Razor View Engine
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
4 6 (17.65%) CSS3
4 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) Spring MVC
4 6 (17.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) W3C
2 6 (17.65%) FMCG
2 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Android
1 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.65%) Scrum
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Web Development
2 6 (17.65%) Kanban
2 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (17.65%) Android Development
2 6 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C#
1 14 (41.18%) PHP
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Sitecore
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 6 (17.65%) ATG
2 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.71%) F5