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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 30 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.75% 0.43% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.24% 1.72% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £23,000 £24,650
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
49 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.48% 25.11% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Chester

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) MySQL
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) CMS
5 8 (44.44%) Drupal
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (44.44%) Sitecore
5 8 (44.44%) Magento
5 8 (44.44%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) W3C
8 5 (27.78%) Umbraco
8 5 (27.78%) Open Source
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) PhoneGap
8 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Zend
10 3 (16.67%) Java

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (44.44%) CMS
1 8 (44.44%) Drupal
1 8 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (27.78%) Umbraco
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Confluence
3 3 (16.67%) concrete5
3 3 (16.67%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 5 (27.78%) PhoneGap
4 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) Phalcon
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
1 5 (27.78%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) FMCG
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Development
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Sitecore
2 5 (27.78%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Zend
4 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) ATG