The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 56 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.86% 2.91% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 16.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 0
Average salary £29,250 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.59% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
WordPress
Leicestershire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
85 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.32% 17.20% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 61 58
Average salary £38,900 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WordPress
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Leicester

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Leicester

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Magento
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (25.00%) Drupal
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) SEO
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (16.67%) Games
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Apache
8 2 (16.67%) XHTML
8 2 (16.67%) HTTP
8 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Content Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 3 (25.00%) Drupal
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Junior
7 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) ExpressJS
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) SEO
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
1 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter