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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 70 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.55% 3.48% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.65% 14.43% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 11
Average salary £31,250 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% -1.56%
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
103 194 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.32% 24.10% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 97 184 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,500 £22,100
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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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 30 October 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 +12 10 £32,500 +3.17%
Lutterworth -6 1 £29,500 +18.00%
Hinckley - 1 £27,500 -
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 25 (96.15%) PHP
2 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 19 (73.08%) jQuery
4 16 (61.54%) HTML5
5 15 (57.69%) MySQL
6 13 (50.00%) Apache
7 12 (46.15%) Web Development
8 11 (42.31%) CMS
8 11 (42.31%) Magento
9 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 9 (34.62%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) .NET
9 9 (34.62%) Linux
9 9 (34.62%) Joomla!
10 8 (30.77%) Drupal
10 8 (30.77%) LAMP
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 7 (26.92%) SEO
11 7 (26.92%) XML
11 7 (26.92%) C#
11 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (26.92%) CSS3
12 6 (23.08%) Degree
12 6 (23.08%) XSLT
13 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (19.23%) LINQ
13 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
13 5 (19.23%) LINQ to SQL

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 11 (42.31%) CMS
3 9 (34.62%) Joomla!
4 8 (30.77%) Drupal
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Trello
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Web Developer
3 13 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) Web Programmer
6 3 (11.54%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.54%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.54%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 19 (73.08%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) HTML5
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) LAMP
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) CSS3
7 6 (23.08%) XSLT
8 5 (19.23%) LINQ
8 5 (19.23%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
11 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 2 (7.69%) ExpressJS
12 1 (3.85%) Sass
12 1 (3.85%) LESS
12 1 (3.85%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Social Media
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Web Development
2 7 (26.92%) SEO
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) PHP
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Twitter
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Apple