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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 93 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.42% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 2.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
198 203 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.58% 16.99% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 143 181 155
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,800 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Colchester - 1 £27,500 -
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (94.44%) HTML
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Photoshop
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 10 (55.56%) Adobe
6 9 (50.00%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) Marketing
7 7 (38.89%) Sass
8 6 (33.33%) Web Development
8 6 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) InDesign
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 5 (27.78%) LESS
10 4 (22.22%) CMS
11 3 (16.67%) LAMP
11 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 2 (11.11%) Web Design
12 2 (11.11%) Linux
12 2 (11.11%) OOP
12 2 (11.11%) OO
12 2 (11.11%) Apache
12 2 (11.11%) C#
12 2 (11.11%) .NET
12 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (11.11%) Laravel
12 2 (11.11%) Mobile First

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (33.33%) InDesign
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Web Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Trainee Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Sass
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) LESS
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) LAMP
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (11.11%) Laravel
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blog
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) OOP
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile First
2 2 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) API Design
3 1 (5.56%) API Integration
3 1 (5.56%) SEO
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter