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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 97 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £33,086 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
286 374 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.42% 25.13% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 207 269 190
Average salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) PHP
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) Drupal
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) XHTML
6 4 (25.00%) RSS
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) CMS
6 4 (25.00%) PHP5
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
7 3 (18.75%) Laravel
7 3 (18.75%) Advertising
7 3 (18.75%) Magento
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) LAMP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Drupal
2 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) XHTML
3 4 (25.00%) RSS
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) Laravel
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Photography
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter