The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 11 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.93% 4.52% 5.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.64% 15.02% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 45
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 56 213 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 14.93% 30.08% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 148 168
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Dorset

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Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in Dorset.

Salary trend for WordPress in Dorset

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Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Dorset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Dorset

WordPress
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +16 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Ferndown -4 2 £23,000 -42.50%
Dorchester - 1 £24,000 -
WordPress
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (96.88%) CSS
3 29 (90.63%) PHP
4 21 (65.63%) MySQL
4 21 (65.63%) MVC
4 21 (65.63%) Web Development
5 20 (62.50%) Drupal
5 20 (62.50%) jQuery
6 18 (56.25%) Magento
6 18 (56.25%) CakePHP
7 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
8 15 (46.88%) Laravel
9 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
9 14 (43.75%) Front End Development
10 13 (40.63%) Open Source
10 13 (40.63%) HTML5
10 13 (40.63%) Social Media
11 12 (37.50%) CMS
11 12 (37.50%) User Experience
12 11 (34.38%) CSS3
13 10 (31.25%) Ajax
14 9 (28.13%) Games
14 9 (28.13%) OOP
14 9 (28.13%) OO
14 9 (28.13%) Apache
14 9 (28.13%) SOAP
14 9 (28.13%) REST
14 9 (28.13%) OO PHP
15 7 (21.88%) Zend

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (62.50%) Drupal
2 12 (37.50%) CMS
3 9 (28.13%) Apache
4 5 (15.63%) Joomla!
4 5 (15.63%) Moodle
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.38%) InDesign
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) PHP Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (21.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Junior
7 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Designer
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (96.88%) CSS
3 20 (62.50%) jQuery
4 18 (56.25%) CakePHP
5 15 (46.88%) Laravel
6 13 (40.63%) HTML5
7 11 (34.38%) CSS3
8 10 (31.25%) Ajax
9 9 (28.13%) REST
9 9 (28.13%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 6 (18.75%) Symfony
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) WebSockets
11 5 (15.63%) Sass
11 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.38%) LAMP
13 2 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
14 1 (3.13%) XAMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Social Media
2 12 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) MVC
1 21 (65.63%) Web Development
2 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 14 (43.75%) Front End Development
3 13 (40.63%) Open Source
4 9 (28.13%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) OO PHP
4 9 (28.13%) OOP
5 5 (15.63%) SEO
6 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (90.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP 5
4 3 (9.38%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Zend
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Google