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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 89 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.59% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 2.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £39,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
288 323 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.22% 23.65% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 186 208 269
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 April 2016, 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 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) PHP
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
3 10 (66.67%) CSS3
4 9 (60.00%) Drupal
5 8 (53.33%) CMS
6 7 (46.67%) Sass
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (33.33%) LAMP
9 4 (26.67%) MVC
9 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
9 4 (26.67%) Marketing
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) User Experience
10 3 (20.00%) Subversion
10 3 (20.00%) Laravel
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL
11 2 (13.33%) XML
11 2 (13.33%) Linux
11 2 (13.33%) SEO
11 2 (13.33%) Advertising
11 2 (13.33%) Apache
11 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
11 2 (13.33%) JSON

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Drupal
2 8 (53.33%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Bower
3 2 (13.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) CMS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Design
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Digital
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Digital Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 3 (20.00%) Laravel
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (6.67%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
3 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Zend