The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 96 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 1.40% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +38.29%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
312 286 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.88% 20.24% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 214 136
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WordPress
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) CMS
4 10 (62.50%) PHP
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
7 6 (37.50%) Umbraco
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) C#
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (31.25%) Lucene
8 5 (31.25%) Ruby
8 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
8 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (31.25%) Lucene.Net

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (68.75%) CMS
2 6 (37.50%) Umbraco
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (18.75%) Drupal
5 2 (12.50%) Joomla!
5 2 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (6.25%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Moq
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Lucene
5 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Lucene.Net
6 4 (25.00%) Flash
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) Laravel
8 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) LAMP
9 1 (6.25%) XHTML
9 1 (6.25%) Fluent NHibernate
9 1 (6.25%) Symfony
9 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) PHP5
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HubSpot
3 2 (12.50%) Appcelerator
4 1 (6.25%) Ektron
4 1 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago