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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 99 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 1.13% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 6.73% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £32,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
194 223 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.32% 16.79% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 160 154 216
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Essex

WordPress
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +10 1 £26,000 -
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) gulp
6 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) EPoS
6 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (14.29%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Magento
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Webmaster
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Google