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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 92 111 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 0.75% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
329 398 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.82% 24.28% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 212 263 175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 24 April 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) PHP
4 16 (64.00%) MySQL
5 9 (36.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Marketing
6 8 (32.00%) Drupal
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (32.00%) LAMP
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
7 7 (28.00%) Advertising
8 6 (24.00%) Adobe
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Photography
8 6 (24.00%) Big Data
8 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (20.00%) PHP5
9 5 (20.00%) Android
9 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 5 (20.00%) CMS
9 5 (20.00%) Flash
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.00%) Use Case

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (32.00%) Drupal
2 5 (20.00%) CMS
3 4 (16.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Web Designer
4 6 (24.00%) Designer
5 5 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Design Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) LAMP
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) Flash
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) Laravel
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) Fluent NHibernate
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Lucene
6 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.00%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Photography
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Android Development
5 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.00%) Pay per click
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) PHP5
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago