The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 107 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 1.05% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
364 285 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.95% 25.96% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 240 177 205
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WordPress
Scotland

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 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
3 10 (83.33%) CSS3
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) Drupal
6 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (41.67%) CMS
7 4 (33.33%) XHTML
7 4 (33.33%) SVG
7 4 (33.33%) Sass
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
9 2 (16.67%) Content Management
9 2 (16.67%) Adobe
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) Ektron
10 1 (8.33%) Analytics
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
10 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
10 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
10 1 (8.33%) concrete5
10 1 (8.33%) Facebook
10 1 (8.33%) Twitter
10 1 (8.33%) Java
10 1 (8.33%) Linux
10 1 (8.33%) Apache

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) Drupal
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) concrete5
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
3 10 (83.33%) CSS3
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) XHTML
5 4 (33.33%) SVG
5 4 (33.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
6 1 (8.33%) Flash
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Ektron
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Google