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 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 91 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 13 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 0.77% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.94% 3.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 0
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
219 283 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.60% 19.89% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 154 213 144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 - 6 £45,000 -
Braintree - 1 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 8 (53.33%) Adobe
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (33.33%) InDesign
7 5 (33.33%) Sass
7 5 (33.33%) LESS
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) CMS
9 3 (20.00%) LAMP
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Apache
10 2 (13.33%) C#
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) Blog
10 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (13.33%) Social Media
10 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (26.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (33.33%) InDesign
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee
4 1 (6.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
4 5 (33.33%) LESS
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blog
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Social Network
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XQuery
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter