The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 219 241 231
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 43 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 2.35% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 44
Average salary £29,500 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% -8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
WordPress
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1591 1784 1721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.03% 20.72% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1497 1523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WordPress
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

WordPress Salary Trend in the East of England

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in the East of England

WordPress
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 13 £29,000 +5.45%
Suffolk +7 12 £25,000 -9.09%
Bedfordshire - 9 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -11 4 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Norfolk +5 3 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £35,000 +22.80% 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 68 (90.67%) HTML
2 64 (85.33%) JavaScript
3 63 (84.00%) CSS
4 61 (81.33%) PHP
5 47 (62.67%) jQuery
6 39 (52.00%) HTML5
7 34 (45.33%) CSS3
8 31 (41.33%) CMS
9 30 (40.00%) MySQL
9 30 (40.00%) Drupal
10 27 (36.00%) Photoshop
11 22 (29.33%) Adobe
12 21 (28.00%) Web Development
13 19 (25.33%) Sass
14 17 (22.67%) Apache
15 16 (21.33%) Linux
15 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
15 16 (21.33%) MVC
16 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
16 14 (18.67%) Web Design
16 14 (18.67%) SQL
17 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (16.00%) Laravel
18 12 (16.00%) Marketing
18 12 (16.00%) Joomla!
19 11 (14.67%) LAMP
19 11 (14.67%) User Experience
20 9 (12.00%) REST
20 9 (12.00%) Open Source
21 8 (10.67%) OO PHP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 31 (41.33%) CMS
2 30 (40.00%) Drupal
3 17 (22.67%) Apache
4 12 (16.00%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.33%) Node.js
6 3 (4.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.00%) nginx
6 3 (4.00%) Moodle
7 1 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.67%) InDesign
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) FTP
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) SSH
3 3 (4.00%) IMAP
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
3 3 (4.00%) POP3
3 3 (4.00%) SMTP
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) SSL
3 3 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.33%) Grunt
4 1 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (93.33%) Developer
2 46 (61.33%) Web Developer
3 15 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Junior Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Junior
5 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (5.33%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Web Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) HTML
2 63 (84.00%) CSS
3 47 (62.67%) jQuery
4 39 (52.00%) HTML5
5 34 (45.33%) CSS3
6 19 (25.33%) Sass
7 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (16.00%) Laravel
9 11 (14.67%) LAMP
10 9 (12.00%) REST
11 8 (10.67%) Ajax
11 8 (10.67%) Symfony
12 7 (9.33%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (6.67%) .NET
13 5 (6.67%) LESS
14 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (5.33%) XML
15 3 (4.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
16 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
16 2 (2.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) User Experience
2 9 (12.00%) Open Source
3 5 (6.67%) Social Media
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Blog
6 2 (2.67%) Photography
7 1 (1.33%) Social Network
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.33%) W3C
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) CentOS
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Web Development
2 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
2 16 (21.33%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) Web Design
4 8 (10.67%) OOP
4 8 (10.67%) OO
4 8 (10.67%) OO PHP
5 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.67%) SEO
5 5 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (5.33%) TDD
6 4 (5.33%) Line Management
6 4 (5.33%) BDD
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.33%) Scrum
6 4 (5.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (5.33%) Time Management
6 4 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (85.33%) JavaScript
2 61 (81.33%) PHP
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 4 (5.33%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) Ruby
5 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) Delphi
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.33%) XQuery
6 1 (1.33%) XAML
6 1 (1.33%) XPath
6 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Xen
1 3 (4.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (4.00%) Varnish
1 3 (4.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Nagios
1 3 (4.00%) Cacti
1 3 (4.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Adobe
2 8 (10.67%) Zend
3 4 (5.33%) Twitter
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) ExactTarget
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