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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 90 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% - 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% - 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
224 200 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.58% 16.49% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 210 165 208
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 - 2 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (70.00%) Adobe
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Marketing
4 9 (45.00%) CMS
4 9 (45.00%) Social Media
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) PHP
5 8 (40.00%) Acrobat
5 8 (40.00%) Quark
6 7 (35.00%) Web Design
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) User Experience
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) Joomla!
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
10 3 (15.00%) Drupal
10 3 (15.00%) Magento
10 3 (15.00%) SEO
10 3 (15.00%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
10 3 (15.00%) Content Management
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal
3 3 (15.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Graphic Designer
2 8 (40.00%) Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Website Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) DOM
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Social Media
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Web Design
2 3 (15.00%) Content Management
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
2 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.00%) SEO
2 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) PHP5
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Adobe
2 8 (40.00%) Quark
3 3 (15.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Facebook
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter