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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 93 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 103 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.50% 1.18% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.60% 6.10% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 93 42 36
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £29,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £23,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
888 721 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.58% 19.28% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 753 620 744
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 October 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 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
Bury -16 4 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Altrincham -2 1 £17,500 -30.00%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 149 (84.66%) JavaScript
2 144 (81.82%) HTML
3 137 (77.84%) CSS
4 120 (68.18%) PHP
5 85 (48.30%) jQuery
6 71 (40.34%) MySQL
7 65 (36.93%) Git (software)
8 63 (35.80%) E-Commerce
8 63 (35.80%) CMS
9 59 (33.52%) Magento
10 44 (25.00%) Marketing
10 44 (25.00%) SEO
10 44 (25.00%) Web Design
10 44 (25.00%) HTML5
11 40 (22.73%) MVC
12 37 (21.02%) Sass
13 36 (20.45%) CSS3
14 35 (19.89%) OO
15 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (17.61%) OOP
16 31 (17.61%) PhoneGap
16 31 (17.61%) Responsive Web Design
16 31 (17.61%) Corona SDK
17 28 (15.91%) Facebook
18 25 (14.20%) OO PHP
18 25 (14.20%) Linux
19 24 (13.64%) Photoshop
20 23 (13.07%) Ajax
21 22 (12.50%) Subversion
21 22 (12.50%) Sitecore

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 63 (35.80%) CMS
2 21 (11.93%) Drupal
3 16 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 16 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (6.82%) IIS
5 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.41%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.84%) Facebook Platform
7 5 (2.84%) Node.js
7 5 (2.84%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.14%) Apache
8 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 59 (33.52%) Magento
2 4 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.52%) Intranet
2 5 (2.84%) HTTP
3 4 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.34%) MySQL
2 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (36.93%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.50%) Subversion
3 11 (6.25%) Grunt
4 8 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (3.98%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.84%) Flash Builder
6 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.14%) JIRA
7 2 (1.14%) FrontPage
7 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.57%) Phing
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (3.98%) Games
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 5 (2.84%) Advertising
4 3 (1.70%) Finance
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (93.18%) Developer
2 88 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 45 (25.57%) Front-End Developer
4 39 (22.16%) Web Developer
5 18 (10.23%) WordPress Developer
6 17 (9.66%) Junior
7 15 (8.52%) Junior Developer
7 15 (8.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (7.95%) PHP Web Developer
9 12 (6.82%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.11%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (4.55%) HTML Developer
13 7 (3.98%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Senior .NET Web Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Magento Developer
15 5 (2.84%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (81.82%) HTML
2 137 (77.84%) CSS
3 85 (48.30%) jQuery
4 44 (25.00%) HTML5
5 37 (21.02%) Sass
6 36 (20.45%) CSS3
7 31 (17.61%) PhoneGap
7 31 (17.61%) Corona SDK
8 23 (13.07%) Ajax
9 22 (12.50%) .NET
10 16 (9.09%) Web Services
11 15 (8.52%) Symfony
11 15 (8.52%) LINQ
11 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET
11 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (7.95%) CodeIgniter
13 13 (7.39%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.55%) XHTML
14 8 (4.55%) Yii
14 8 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) User Experience
2 12 (6.82%) Graphic Design
3 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.25%) Social Media
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.27%) FMCG
7 3 (1.70%) Open Source
8 2 (1.14%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.14%) Blog
9 1 (0.57%) New Media
9 1 (0.57%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Linux
2 12 (6.82%) Windows
3 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.84%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.80%) E-Commerce
2 44 (25.00%) SEO
2 44 (25.00%) Web Design
3 40 (22.73%) MVC
4 35 (19.89%) OO
5 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (17.61%) OOP
6 31 (17.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (14.20%) OO PHP
8 18 (10.23%) Email Marketing
9 12 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.68%) Web Development
11 9 (5.11%) Project Management
12 8 (4.55%) Scrum
13 7 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.41%) Time Management
14 6 (3.41%) Use Case
14 6 (3.41%) Content Management
14 6 (3.41%) Refactoring
14 6 (3.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 149 (84.66%) JavaScript
2 120 (68.18%) PHP
3 20 (11.36%) SQL
4 16 (9.09%) C#
5 13 (7.39%) PHP5
6 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.14%) HND
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) Facebook
2 22 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 22 (12.50%) Zend
3 13 (7.39%) Google
4 11 (6.25%) Twitter
5 10 (5.68%) Adobe
6 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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