The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 102 150 155
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +5
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 88 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% 0.82% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.58% 4.30% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 29 23
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
WordPress
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
832 768 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.27% 19.16% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 695 661 679
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WordPress
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Manchester

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Manchester

WordPress
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bury -10 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Stockport - 1 £19,000 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 121 (84.62%) HTML
2 117 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 114 (79.72%) CSS
4 106 (74.13%) PHP
5 67 (46.85%) Magento
6 64 (44.76%) jQuery
7 56 (39.16%) MySQL
8 53 (37.06%) E-Commerce
9 51 (35.66%) CMS
10 43 (30.07%) SEO
11 42 (29.37%) HTML5
12 38 (26.57%) Marketing
13 31 (21.68%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.68%) Web Design
14 30 (20.98%) CSS3
15 26 (18.18%) OO
16 22 (15.38%) MVC
16 22 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (14.69%) Sass
17 21 (14.69%) OOP
17 21 (14.69%) Photoshop
18 17 (11.89%) Linux
19 16 (11.19%) SQL
19 16 (11.19%) .NET
19 16 (11.19%) Sitecore
19 16 (11.19%) Drupal
19 16 (11.19%) Facebook
19 16 (11.19%) OO PHP
20 15 (10.49%) XHTML
21 14 (9.79%) Google

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 51 (35.66%) CMS
2 16 (11.19%) Drupal
3 10 (6.99%) Umbraco
3 10 (6.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (6.29%) IIS
5 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.20%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (3.50%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.40%) Apache
8 2 (1.40%) Node.js
9 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.70%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 67 (46.85%) Magento
2 7 (4.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Intranet
2 4 (2.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (39.16%) MySQL
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (21.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.39%) Subversion
3 5 (3.50%) Grunt
4 3 (2.10%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.10%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.40%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) Phing
6 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (26.57%) Marketing
2 7 (4.90%) Advertising
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Games
4 4 (2.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (90.21%) Developer
2 67 (46.85%) PHP Developer
3 40 (27.97%) Web Developer
4 33 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (11.89%) Junior
6 15 (10.49%) Magento Developer
6 15 (10.49%) WordPress Developer
7 14 (9.79%) Junior Developer
8 13 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
9 11 (7.69%) HTML Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Junior Web Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (6.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Web Designer
12 8 (5.59%) Junior PHP Developer
12 8 (5.59%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Designer
13 7 (4.90%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.90%) SEO Developer
14 5 (3.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (84.62%) HTML
2 114 (79.72%) CSS
3 64 (44.76%) jQuery
4 42 (29.37%) HTML5
5 30 (20.98%) CSS3
6 21 (14.69%) Sass
7 16 (11.19%) .NET
8 15 (10.49%) XHTML
9 14 (9.79%) Corona SDK
9 14 (9.79%) PhoneGap
10 13 (9.09%) Ajax
11 10 (6.99%) Web Services
12 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (6.29%) LINQ
12 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET
13 7 (4.90%) Symfony
13 7 (4.90%) SOAP
14 6 (4.20%) LAMP
15 5 (3.50%) Zend Framework
15 5 (3.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Social Media
2 7 (4.90%) FMCG
2 7 (4.90%) Graphic Design
2 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.10%) Open Source
3 3 (2.10%) W3C
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) Android
2 12 (8.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.06%) E-Commerce
2 43 (30.07%) SEO
3 31 (21.68%) Web Design
4 26 (18.18%) OO
5 22 (15.38%) MVC
5 22 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (14.69%) OOP
7 16 (11.19%) OO PHP
8 10 (6.99%) Web Development
9 9 (6.29%) Analytics
9 9 (6.29%) Email Marketing
9 9 (6.29%) Project Management
10 8 (5.59%) Pay per click
10 8 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.20%) UML
12 6 (4.20%) Use Case
12 6 (4.20%) Content Management
12 6 (4.20%) Online Marketing
13 5 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 117 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 106 (74.13%) PHP
3 16 (11.19%) SQL
4 10 (6.99%) C#
5 8 (5.59%) PHP5
6 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) HND
2 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) Sitecore
1 16 (11.19%) Facebook
2 14 (9.79%) Google
3 12 (8.39%) Zend
4 10 (6.99%) Twitter
5 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.80%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hyde, Manchester (SK14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 25k
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago