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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 51 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.07% 2.82% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.60% 15.24% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
87 105 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.26% 18.52% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 82 98 59
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,350 £25,124
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) CMS
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Joomla!
5 5 (45.45%) GitHub
5 5 (45.45%) Drupal
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SEO
7 3 (27.27%) Adobe
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
1 6 (54.55%) Joomla!
2 5 (45.45%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Trello
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Programmer
3 5 (45.45%) Web Programmer
4 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
5 3 (27.27%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Consultant
7 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Consultant
7 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) LAMP
5 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) ExpressJS
8 1 (9.09%) Grails
8 1 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (9.09%) Sass
8 1 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SEO
1 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Apple