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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 104 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.067% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 0.30% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
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
276 334 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.67% 22.27% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 194 240 170
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £29,675
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) PHP
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Drupal
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) XHTML
7 4 (30.77%) RSS
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) PHP5
7 4 (30.77%) Laravel
8 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 3 (23.08%) Magento
8 3 (23.08%) Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) CRM
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) QA
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (15.38%) Time Management
9 2 (15.38%) Open Source
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
10 1 (7.69%) Umbraco

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (46.15%) Drupal
2 4 (30.77%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Laravel
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) RSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
7 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) PHP5
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
1 1 (7.69%) Zend
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday