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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 164 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 21 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.68% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 2.84% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 30
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
887 634 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.53% 23.94% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 597 538 474
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Leeds

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 46 (82.14%) HTML
2 41 (73.21%) CSS
3 37 (66.07%) PHP
4 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
5 26 (46.43%) Photoshop
6 24 (42.86%) HTML5
7 23 (41.07%) jQuery
8 22 (39.29%) Magento
9 21 (37.50%) CSS3
9 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
10 19 (33.93%) Adobe
10 19 (33.93%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (33.93%) Marketing
11 18 (32.14%) MySQL
12 17 (30.36%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (28.57%) CMS
14 15 (26.79%) Zend
15 14 (25.00%) Flash
16 13 (23.21%) XHTML
16 13 (23.21%) Sass
16 13 (23.21%) User Experience
17 12 (21.43%) ActionScript
18 11 (19.64%) SEO
19 10 (17.86%) Fireworks
19 10 (17.86%) SQL
19 10 (17.86%) Linux
19 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
20 9 (16.07%) Subversion
20 9 (16.07%) Web Design
21 8 (14.29%) LAMP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (28.57%) CMS
2 7 (12.50%) Drupal
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) Joomla!
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Mambo
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Moodle
6 1 (1.79%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Photoshop
2 19 (33.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (17.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) MailChimp
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 19 (33.93%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) PHP Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Web Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Designer
5 11 (19.64%) Junior
5 11 (19.64%) Junior Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Web Designer
7 7 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
9 4 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
9 4 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Digital Designer
12 1 (1.79%) PHP Magento Developer
12 1 (1.79%) WordPress Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) HTML
2 41 (73.21%) CSS
3 24 (42.86%) HTML5
4 23 (41.07%) jQuery
5 21 (37.50%) CSS3
6 14 (25.00%) Flash
7 13 (23.21%) XHTML
7 13 (23.21%) Sass
8 8 (14.29%) LAMP
9 7 (12.50%) LESS
10 6 (10.71%) Laravel
11 5 (8.93%) MooTools
12 4 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.36%) .NET
14 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
14 2 (3.57%) SOAP
14 2 (3.57%) XML
14 2 (3.57%) Ajax
14 2 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) User Experience
2 8 (14.29%) Animation
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) New Media
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 17 (30.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (19.64%) SEO
4 9 (16.07%) Web Design
5 8 (14.29%) Web Development
6 7 (12.50%) MVC
7 6 (10.71%) OO
8 5 (8.93%) Online Marketing
8 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Content Management
8 5 (8.93%) OOP
9 4 (7.14%) Search Engine Marketing
9 4 (7.14%) Pay per click
10 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.57%) Analytics
10 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.79%) BDD
11 1 (1.79%) Information Architecture
11 1 (1.79%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) PHP
2 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.43%) ActionScript
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) PHP5
6 6 (10.71%) ActionScript 3.0
6 6 (10.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (7.14%) Python
7 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.57%) C#
10 1 (1.79%) PHP4
10 1 (1.79%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) Java
10 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Adobe
2 15 (26.79%) Zend
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago