The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 90 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.90% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 4.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
WordPress
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
226 212 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.04% 19.06% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 169 172 169
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WordPress
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Essex region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Essex

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) Adobe
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) MySQL
5 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) Sass
7 3 (33.33%) Marketing
7 3 (33.33%) LAMP
8 2 (22.22%) InDesign
8 2 (22.22%) Web Design
8 2 (22.22%) C#
8 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) .NET
8 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 2 (22.22%) OOP
8 2 (22.22%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) Apache
8 2 (22.22%) LESS
8 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (22.22%) Laravel
8 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (11.11%) Social Media
9 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (11.11%) jQuery
9 1 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) InDesign
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Web Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainee Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainee
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Laravel
6 1 (11.11%) XHTML
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Social Network
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OOP
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe