The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 90 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% - 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
WordPress
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
241 242 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.42% 20.88% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 233 208 188
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WordPress
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Kent

WordPress
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Maidstone - 1 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £22,500 -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (78.57%) Adobe
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Social Media
4 6 (42.86%) CMS
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) Quark
5 5 (35.71%) Acrobat
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Joomla!
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Intranet
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Magento
7 3 (21.43%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (21.43%) User Experience
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (14.29%) C#

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (42.86%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Joomla!
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Acrobat
2 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Graphic Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Adobe
2 5 (35.71%) Quark
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago