The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 152 145 123
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 18 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 1.04% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 4.35% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 21
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £19,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
WordPress
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
750 874 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.91% 23.96% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 559 689 456
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WordPress
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Leeds

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (75.56%) HTML
1 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
2 33 (73.33%) CSS
3 29 (64.44%) PHP
4 20 (44.44%) jQuery
4 20 (44.44%) CSS3
5 18 (40.00%) HTML5
6 16 (35.56%) CMS
7 12 (26.67%) MVC
7 12 (26.67%) MySQL
8 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
8 11 (24.44%) Adobe
8 11 (24.44%) Magento
9 10 (22.22%) Sass
10 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.78%) Drupal
11 7 (15.56%) JSON
11 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
11 7 (15.56%) XML
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
11 7 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (13.33%) Linux
12 6 (13.33%) C#
12 6 (13.33%) Node.js
12 6 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (11.11%) User Experience
13 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
13 5 (11.11%) Grunt

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (35.56%) CMS
2 8 (17.78%) Drupal
3 6 (13.33%) Node.js
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.22%) concrete5
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Moodle
6 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (6.67%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.22%) Heroku
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
1 3 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 10 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Multimedia Designer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Visual Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 33 (73.33%) CSS
3 20 (44.44%) jQuery
3 20 (44.44%) CSS3
4 18 (40.00%) HTML5
5 10 (22.22%) Sass
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 7 (15.56%) JSON
7 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.56%) XML
8 4 (8.89%) Symfony
9 3 (6.67%) Web Services
10 2 (4.44%) LAMP
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 2 (4.44%) Zend Framework
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.44%) LESS
10 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
10 2 (4.44%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.67%) FMCG
3 3 (6.67%) Animation
3 3 (6.67%) Photography
3 3 (6.67%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.89%) SEO
3 4 (8.89%) OOP
3 4 (8.89%) OO
3 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (4.44%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) Web Design
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.22%) XML Parsing
6 1 (2.22%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.22%) Usability Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
2 29 (64.44%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.44%) PHP5
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WCAG
1 2 (4.44%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Adobe
2 5 (11.11%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) OpenText
3 2 (4.44%) RedDot
3 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.44%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Multiple Perks, Benefits
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