The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 71 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.90% 3.54% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 15.66% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
112 198 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.36% 22.60% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 106 187 116
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 £25,000 £25,571 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 28 November 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 +6 7 £32,500 +8.33%
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) PHP
3 15 (88.24%) jQuery
4 14 (82.35%) HTML5
5 13 (76.47%) MySQL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) Web Development
7 7 (41.18%) Joomla!
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) .NET
7 7 (41.18%) CMS
7 7 (41.18%) CSS3
8 6 (35.29%) Apache
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) Drupal
8 6 (35.29%) Magento
9 5 (29.41%) Multimedia
9 5 (29.41%) XSLT
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) LAMP
9 5 (29.41%) GitHub
10 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (23.53%) Twitter
10 4 (23.53%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (41.18%) CMS
1 7 (41.18%) Joomla!
2 6 (35.29%) Drupal
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) Trello
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Web Developer
3 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Programmer
4 5 (29.41%) Web Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) jQuery
3 14 (82.35%) HTML5
4 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) XSLT
6 5 (29.41%) LAMP
7 4 (23.53%) LINQ
7 4 (23.53%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (17.65%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.76%) ExpressJS
10 1 (5.88%) Sass
10 1 (5.88%) LESS
10 1 (5.88%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) SEO
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Twitter
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Apple