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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 88 148 154
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 107 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.68% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.71% 5.15% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 100 35 28
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,400 £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
842 719 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.12% 18.86% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 704 619 715
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -11 4 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Altrincham +3 1 £17,500 -27.08% 2
Stockport - 1 £19,000 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 138 (81.66%) HTML
1 138 (81.66%) JavaScript
2 131 (77.51%) CSS
3 122 (72.19%) PHP
4 71 (42.01%) jQuery
5 67 (39.64%) E-Commerce
5 67 (39.64%) Magento
6 66 (39.05%) MySQL
7 59 (34.91%) CMS
8 49 (28.99%) SEO
9 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
10 44 (26.04%) HTML5
11 42 (24.85%) Marketing
12 40 (23.67%) Web Design
13 36 (21.30%) CSS3
14 33 (19.53%) OO
14 33 (19.53%) Sass
15 28 (16.57%) MVC
16 27 (15.98%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (15.38%) PhoneGap
17 26 (15.38%) Corona SDK
18 25 (14.79%) OOP
19 24 (14.20%) Facebook
20 23 (13.61%) OO PHP
21 21 (12.43%) Photoshop
22 20 (11.83%) Linux
22 20 (11.83%) Zend
23 19 (11.24%) .NET
23 19 (11.24%) Sitecore

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 59 (34.91%) CMS
2 16 (9.47%) Drupal
3 13 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 13 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (6.51%) IIS
5 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.55%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.96%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.18%) Node.js
8 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (12.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.18%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.59%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 67 (39.64%) Magento
2 7 (4.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) Intranet
2 3 (1.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.05%) MySQL
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.69%) Subversion
3 6 (3.55%) Grunt
4 3 (1.78%) Sublime Text
4 3 (1.78%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.18%) FrontPage
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.59%) Phing
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 42 (24.85%) Marketing
2 6 (3.55%) Retail
3 5 (2.96%) Advertising
3 5 (2.96%) Games
4 4 (2.37%) Finance
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (90.53%) Developer
2 87 (51.48%) PHP Developer
3 40 (23.67%) Web Developer
4 37 (21.89%) Front-End Developer
5 21 (12.43%) WordPress Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Magento Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Junior
7 14 (8.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 13 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
9 12 (7.10%) Junior Developer
9 12 (7.10%) HTML Developer
10 11 (6.51%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Applications Developer
12 8 (4.73%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Junior Web Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Front-End Web Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Junior PHP Developer
13 7 (4.14%) Designer
13 7 (4.14%) Web Designer
13 7 (4.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (81.66%) HTML
2 131 (77.51%) CSS
3 71 (42.01%) jQuery
4 44 (26.04%) HTML5
5 36 (21.30%) CSS3
6 33 (19.53%) Sass
7 26 (15.38%) PhoneGap
7 26 (15.38%) Corona SDK
8 19 (11.24%) .NET
9 16 (9.47%) XHTML
9 16 (9.47%) Ajax
10 15 (8.88%) Symfony
11 13 (7.69%) Web Services
12 12 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (7.10%) ASP.NET
12 12 (7.10%) LINQ
13 8 (4.73%) Yii
14 7 (4.14%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (4.14%) SOAP
15 6 (3.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Social Media
2 11 (6.51%) User Experience
3 10 (5.92%) Graphic Design
3 10 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) FMCG
4 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.78%) W3C
5 3 (1.78%) Open Source
6 2 (1.18%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.18%) Blog
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.83%) Linux
2 12 (7.10%) Android
2 12 (7.10%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) E-Commerce
2 49 (28.99%) SEO
3 40 (23.67%) Web Design
4 33 (19.53%) OO
5 28 (16.57%) MVC
6 27 (15.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (14.79%) OOP
9 23 (13.61%) OO PHP
10 13 (7.69%) Email Marketing
11 11 (6.51%) Web Development
12 10 (5.92%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.33%) Analytics
13 9 (5.33%) Project Management
14 8 (4.73%) Pay per click
15 6 (3.55%) Content Management
15 6 (3.55%) UML
15 6 (3.55%) Refactoring
15 6 (3.55%) Use Case
16 5 (2.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (81.66%) JavaScript
2 122 (72.19%) PHP
3 18 (10.65%) SQL
4 13 (7.69%) C#
5 11 (6.51%) PHP5
6 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) HND
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Facebook
2 20 (11.83%) Zend
3 19 (11.24%) Sitecore
4 15 (8.88%) Google
5 12 (7.10%) Twitter
6 5 (2.96%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.37%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Media Agency Group
Salary: £12.5k - 17k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Best of Health
Salary: Negotiable salary plus profit share
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester (SK14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 25k
Posted: 21 days ago