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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 222 191 250
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +59
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 32 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.86% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 4.58% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 26
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1432 1245 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.98% 18.78% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1029 1554
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,485
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Norfolk +7 10 £29,500 +22.91%
Hertfordshire -19 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Suffolk -12 6 £38,750 +46.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Essex -42 2 £33,250 +10.83% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 61 (81.33%) HTML
1 61 (81.33%) CSS
2 59 (78.67%) PHP
3 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
4 40 (53.33%) MySQL
5 33 (44.00%) jQuery
6 28 (37.33%) HTML5
7 27 (36.00%) CMS
8 26 (34.67%) Drupal
9 21 (28.00%) CSS3
10 20 (26.67%) Magento
11 18 (24.00%) Marketing
12 17 (22.67%) MVC
12 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
13 16 (21.33%) Linux
13 16 (21.33%) Photoshop
14 15 (20.00%) SQL
15 14 (18.67%) Apache
15 14 (18.67%) Joomla!
15 14 (18.67%) Web Development
16 13 (17.33%) Content Management
16 13 (17.33%) Adobe
16 13 (17.33%) Laravel
17 12 (16.00%) Twitter
18 11 (14.67%) Social Media
18 11 (14.67%) LAMP
18 11 (14.67%) .NET
18 11 (14.67%) Zend
19 10 (13.33%) Symfony
19 10 (13.33%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (36.00%) CMS
2 26 (34.67%) Drupal
3 14 (18.67%) Apache
3 14 (18.67%) Joomla!
4 4 (5.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) Moodle
5 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.00%) InDesign
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Magento
2 3 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) FTP
2 3 (4.00%) Intranet
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) POP3
3 2 (2.67%) SMTP
4 1 (1.33%) SSH
4 1 (1.33%) RTSP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (53.33%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.33%) Behat
6 1 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 18 (24.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Developer
2 33 (44.00%) Web Developer
3 23 (30.67%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Head of Social Media
6 5 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Junior
6 5 (6.67%) Designer
6 5 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Content Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (81.33%) HTML
1 61 (81.33%) CSS
2 33 (44.00%) jQuery
3 28 (37.33%) HTML5
4 21 (28.00%) CSS3
5 13 (17.33%) Laravel
6 11 (14.67%) LAMP
6 11 (14.67%) .NET
7 10 (13.33%) Symfony
8 9 (12.00%) Ajax
8 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (10.67%) XML
10 7 (9.33%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (9.33%) Sass
11 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (4.00%) XHTML
12 3 (4.00%) RESTful
12 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Social Media
2 9 (12.00%) Open Source
3 6 (8.00%) iPad
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Blog
5 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.67%) W3C
6 2 (2.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.33%) Photography
7 1 (1.33%) CCTV
7 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.33%) BBC
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) CentOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) MVC
1 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
2 14 (18.67%) Web Development
3 13 (17.33%) Content Management
4 10 (13.33%) Web Design
5 9 (12.00%) OO
5 9 (12.00%) SEO
5 9 (12.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (10.67%) Line Management
6 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.33%) CRM
7 7 (9.33%) B2B
8 6 (8.00%) Telemarketing
8 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.00%) Competitive Intelligence
9 5 (6.67%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) TDD
9 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) BDD
9 5 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) PHP
2 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) PHP5
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Delphi
7 1 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) cPanel
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Adobe
2 12 (16.00%) Twitter
3 11 (14.67%) Zend
4 10 (13.33%) Google
5 7 (9.33%) Apple
6 3 (4.00%) Facebook
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.33%) ExactTarget
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