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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 107 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.81% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £45,000
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
301 247 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.23% 19.84% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 222 178 151
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 September 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Zend
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
4 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Boilerplate
5 1 (16.67%) Google Maps API
5 1 (16.67%) Modernizr
5 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Ektron
2 1 (16.67%) HubSpot
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter