The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 75 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 14 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.46% 1.91% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.19% 8.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 0
Average salary £30,750 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
171 149 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.78% 21.85% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Leicestershire

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

WordPress
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Lutterworth - 5 £30,000 -
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) Apache
5 11 (55.00%) Magento
6 10 (50.00%) Web Development
7 8 (40.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) .NET
9 6 (30.00%) XSLT
9 6 (30.00%) CMS
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (25.00%) SEO
10 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (25.00%) LINQ
10 5 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (20.00%) Social Media
11 4 (20.00%) BDD
11 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Content Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (10.00%) Drupal
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (45.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) XSLT
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) LAMP
7 2 (10.00%) XHTML
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
1 1 (5.00%) Google