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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 174 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 16 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.65% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.86% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 30
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
896 594 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.77% 22.78% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 619 484 412
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Leeds

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (81.48%) HTML
2 40 (74.07%) PHP
3 39 (72.22%) CSS
4 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.89%) MySQL
5 21 (38.89%) Magento
5 21 (38.89%) HTML5
6 20 (37.04%) E-Commerce
7 18 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 18 (33.33%) Marketing
7 18 (33.33%) jQuery
7 18 (33.33%) CSS3
8 17 (31.48%) Zend
9 15 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (24.07%) Adobe
10 13 (24.07%) CMS
11 12 (22.22%) Linux
12 11 (20.37%) XHTML
12 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (18.52%) SQL
13 10 (18.52%) PHP5
13 10 (18.52%) Sass
14 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 8 (14.81%) OOP
15 8 (14.81%) OO
15 8 (14.81%) Flash
15 8 (14.81%) Fireworks
15 8 (14.81%) LAMP
15 8 (14.81%) Web Design
16 7 (12.96%) MVC

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (24.07%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) Drupal
4 3 (5.56%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.85%) Mambo
6 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (14.81%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
1 2 (3.70%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Xcode
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) PHP Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (24.07%) Web Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Designer
6 7 (12.96%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Web Designer
7 5 (9.26%) Junior
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (7.41%) Photoshop Designer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Digital Designer
10 2 (3.70%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Magento Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) HTML
2 39 (72.22%) CSS
3 21 (38.89%) HTML5
4 18 (33.33%) CSS3
4 18 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) XHTML
6 10 (18.52%) Sass
7 8 (14.81%) Flash
7 8 (14.81%) LAMP
8 5 (9.26%) XML
8 5 (9.26%) Laravel
9 4 (7.41%) LESS
9 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.41%) XSLT
10 3 (5.56%) .NET
10 3 (5.56%) MooTools
10 3 (5.56%) Zend Framework
10 3 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (3.70%) Ajax
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Animation
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Social Media
3 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.85%) New Media
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) E-Commerce
2 15 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (14.81%) OOP
3 8 (14.81%) OO
3 8 (14.81%) Web Design
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) SEO
5 5 (9.26%) Web Development
5 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.41%) Online Marketing
6 4 (7.41%) Content Management
7 3 (5.56%) Search Engine Marketing
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Pay per click
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
9 1 (1.85%) BDD
9 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.85%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) PHP
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) PHP5
4 6 (11.11%) ActionScript
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Java
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Zend
2 13 (24.07%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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