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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 90 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 20 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 2.36% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 5
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £30,800
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
348 339 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.31% 22.66% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 254 252 117
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 November 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) PHP
3 16 (69.57%) MVC
4 14 (60.87%) CMS
5 12 (52.17%) OO
6 11 (47.83%) MySQL
6 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
7 9 (39.13%) Umbraco
8 8 (34.78%) Android
8 8 (34.78%) HTML5
8 8 (34.78%) Ruby
8 8 (34.78%) Flash
8 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
8 8 (34.78%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) .NET
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) IIS
10 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 6 (26.09%) C#
10 6 (26.09%) MSMQ
10 6 (26.09%) LAMP
10 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
10 6 (26.09%) Lucene
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (60.87%) CMS
2 9 (39.13%) Umbraco
3 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 5 (21.74%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (17.39%) Drupal
6 1 (4.35%) TeamSite
6 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Moq
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Web Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Lead Developer
3 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) Flash
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) MSMQ
5 6 (26.09%) LAMP
5 6 (26.09%) Lucene
5 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Lucene.Net
6 5 (21.74%) Laravel
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Fluent NHibernate
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (8.70%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (21.74%) Digital Media
3 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (21.74%) Use Case
5 5 (21.74%) Android Development
5 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Content Management
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
9 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) PHP
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) PHP5
4 6 (26.09%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Appcelerator
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) HubSpot
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) Ektron
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago