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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 55 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.69% 1.39% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.80% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
79 112 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.08% 19.41% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 65 99 65
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe