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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.66% 1.12% 7.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 7.41% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.17%
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
43 27 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.76% 15.17% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 71
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,600
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 29 April 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Magento
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) Sass
5 4 (50.00%) Laravel
5 4 (50.00%) CMS
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (37.50%) Drupal
6 3 (37.50%) Appcelerator
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
6 3 (37.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
7 2 (25.00%) LESS
7 2 (25.00%) Grunt
7 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (12.50%) gulp
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (12.50%) Corona SDK
8 1 (12.50%) Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (12.50%) Java

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Laravel
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
5 2 (25.00%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Corona SDK
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Multivariate Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Appcelerator
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, CH1
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago