The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 230 277 278
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +1
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 84 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.79% 2.08% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 46
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £49,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2217 2359 2292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.59% 20.36% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 2017 2060
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WordPress
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region.

WordPress Salary Trend in the City of London

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

WordPress Salary Histogram in the City of London

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 113 (90.40%) HTML
2 110 (88.00%) CSS
3 106 (84.80%) PHP
4 100 (80.00%) JavaScript
5 76 (60.80%) HTML5
6 67 (53.60%) jQuery
7 60 (48.00%) MySQL
8 42 (33.60%) CMS
9 41 (32.80%) CSS3
10 30 (24.00%) MVC
11 29 (23.20%) Web Development
12 27 (21.60%) .NET
12 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET
13 25 (20.00%) Java
13 25 (20.00%) Ajax
13 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (18.40%) OO
16 22 (17.60%) C#
16 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
16 22 (17.60%) Drupal
16 22 (17.60%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (15.20%) Marketing
18 18 (14.40%) Windows
19 17 (13.60%) Symfony
19 17 (13.60%) Zend
20 16 (12.80%) Adobe
20 16 (12.80%) Ruby
21 15 (12.00%) XML
21 15 (12.00%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 42 (33.60%) CMS
2 22 (17.60%) Drupal
3 13 (10.40%) Joomla!
3 13 (10.40%) Apache
4 9 (7.20%) IIS
5 8 (6.40%) Node.js
6 7 (5.60%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (4.80%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (4.00%) nginx
9 4 (3.20%) Umbraco
10 3 (2.40%) Kentico
11 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.80%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.80%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.80%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.80%) phpBB
12 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Magento
2 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.80%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.40%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.80%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.80%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) Extranet
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) SSH
2 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.00%) MySQL
2 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.00%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.20%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.20%) Xcode
4 4 (3.20%) Bower
5 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.40%) Grunt
6 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.60%) Gradle
6 2 (1.60%) JUnit
6 2 (1.60%) WebSpeed
6 2 (1.60%) Log4j
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
6 2 (1.60%) JIRA
6 2 (1.60%) Selenium
6 2 (1.60%) TestNG
7 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (15.20%) Marketing
2 9 (7.20%) Advertising
3 7 (5.60%) Games
4 6 (4.80%) Finance
5 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (84.80%) Developer
2 40 (32.00%) Web Developer
3 38 (30.40%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.60%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (9.60%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Head of Technology
8 6 (4.80%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.40%) Junior
10 3 (2.40%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.40%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.40%) Designer
11 2 (1.60%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (1.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (1.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (1.60%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (1.60%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (1.60%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (90.40%) HTML
2 110 (88.00%) CSS
3 76 (60.80%) HTML5
4 67 (53.60%) jQuery
5 41 (32.80%) CSS3
6 27 (21.60%) .NET
6 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET
7 25 (20.00%) Ajax
8 17 (13.60%) Symfony
9 15 (12.00%) CodeIgniter
9 15 (12.00%) XML
9 15 (12.00%) LAMP
10 13 (10.40%) LESS
11 11 (8.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (8.00%) JSTL
12 10 (8.00%) JSP
12 10 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.00%) Sass
13 9 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (6.40%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Data Structures
1 14 (11.20%) Algorithms
2 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.40%) iPhone
3 8 (6.40%) Social Media
4 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 6 (4.80%) Blog
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.40%) Open Source
8 2 (1.60%) New Media
9 1 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.80%) W3C
9 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (3.20%) CentOS
5 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.60%) openSUSE
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) MVC
2 29 (23.20%) Web Development
3 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.40%) OO
5 22 (17.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (11.20%) Software Architecture
7 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.20%) TDD
9 7 (5.60%) OOP
9 7 (5.60%) SEO
10 6 (4.80%) OO PHP
11 5 (4.00%) Content Management
12 4 (3.20%) Web Design
12 4 (3.20%) Analytics
13 3 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.40%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.40%) Online Marketing
13 3 (2.40%) Rapid Prototyping
13 3 (2.40%) Project Management
13 3 (2.40%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 106 (84.80%) PHP
2 100 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.00%) Java
4 22 (17.60%) C#
5 16 (12.80%) Ruby
6 7 (5.60%) SQL
7 6 (4.80%) Python
8 5 (4.00%) PHP5
9 4 (3.20%) Groovy
9 4 (3.20%) Scala
9 4 (3.20%) C
9 4 (3.20%) Clojure
10 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.80%) VBScript
12 1 (0.80%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.80%) VBA
12 1 (0.80%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.60%) Salt
2 2 (1.60%) cPanel
3 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Zend
2 16 (12.80%) Adobe
3 8 (6.40%) Twitter
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.60%) Google
5 5 (4.00%) Facebook
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle
7 2 (1.60%) VMware
8 1 (0.80%) Actimize
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) Juniper
8 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.80%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.80%) Marketo
8 1 (0.80%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.80%) F5
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