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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 95 94 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +49
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 96 98 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 2.40% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.20% 11.50% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 75 91 30
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
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
727 852 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.79% 20.86% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 597 714 625
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Salford - 8 £35,000 - 2
Oldham - 3 £21,000 -
Bury +6 2 £39,000 +56.00%
Rochdale - 2 £31,000 -
Stockport +2 1 £24,000 +26.31% 1
Wigan - 1 £32,500 - 1
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 126 (89.36%) HTML
2 113 (80.14%) CSS
3 105 (74.47%) PHP
4 97 (68.79%) JavaScript
5 76 (53.90%) MySQL
6 68 (48.23%) jQuery
7 41 (29.08%) HTML5
8 39 (27.66%) Web Development
9 36 (25.53%) Git (software)
10 34 (24.11%) CSS3
11 30 (21.28%) Marketing
12 29 (20.57%) Analytics
13 28 (19.86%) OO
14 25 (17.73%) Perforce
15 24 (17.02%) CMS
16 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (14.89%) Photoshop
18 20 (14.18%) Big Data
18 20 (14.18%) Sass
19 19 (13.48%) Drupal
19 19 (13.48%) Linux
20 18 (12.77%) SQL
20 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
21 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
22 16 (11.35%) REST
22 16 (11.35%) Magento
22 16 (11.35%) Oracle
23 15 (10.64%) LAMP
23 15 (10.64%) Google

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 24 (17.02%) CMS
2 19 (13.48%) Drupal
3 7 (4.96%) Joomla!
3 7 (4.96%) Apache
4 5 (3.55%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.84%) Node.js
6 3 (2.13%) Confluence
6 3 (2.13%) Kentico
6 3 (2.13%) IIS
6 3 (2.13%) nginx
6 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.42%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) Jetty
8 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.42%) MS Office
4 2 (1.42%) InDesign
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
2 5 (3.55%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.13%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (53.90%) MySQL
2 20 (14.18%) Big Data
3 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.64%) Grunt
3 10 (7.09%) Subversion
4 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.84%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.13%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.13%) Redmine
6 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.71%) Phing
General
1 30 (21.28%) Marketing
2 9 (6.38%) Advertising
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Finance
4 3 (2.13%) Games
4 3 (2.13%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (78.72%) Developer
2 60 (42.55%) PHP Developer
3 45 (31.91%) Web Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Front-End Web Developer
7 10 (7.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Designer
8 9 (6.38%) WordPress Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Trainer
10 7 (4.96%) UI Designer
11 6 (4.26%) UI/UX Designer
11 6 (4.26%) Junior
11 6 (4.26%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Web Developer
13 4 (2.84%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.84%) Senior UI/UX Designer
13 4 (2.84%) Senior UX Designer
13 4 (2.84%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (89.36%) HTML
2 113 (80.14%) CSS
3 68 (48.23%) jQuery
4 41 (29.08%) HTML5
5 34 (24.11%) CSS3
6 20 (14.18%) Sass
7 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
8 16 (11.35%) REST
9 15 (10.64%) LAMP
10 12 (8.51%) Symfony
10 12 (8.51%) Laravel
11 11 (7.80%) XML
12 10 (7.09%) CakePHP
13 9 (6.38%) .NET
14 7 (4.96%) Web Services
14 7 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.96%) Ember.js
15 6 (4.26%) XHTML
15 6 (4.26%) Ajax
16 5 (3.55%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.22%) User Experience
3 8 (5.67%) Social Media
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) BBC
5 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.84%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.84%) iDTV
5 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) W3C
6 3 (2.13%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.42%) Podcast
7 2 (1.42%) Animation
7 2 (1.42%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Linux
2 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
2 6 (4.26%) Android
3 5 (3.55%) UNIX
4 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) CentOS
6 2 (1.42%) Windows
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) Web Development
2 29 (20.57%) Analytics
3 28 (19.86%) OO
4 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.64%) API Development
6 14 (9.93%) SEO
7 12 (8.51%) Content Management
8 10 (7.09%) MVC
8 10 (7.09%) OO PHP
9 9 (6.38%) Mobile Development
9 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.67%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (4.96%) OOP
11 7 (4.96%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.26%) Market Research
12 6 (4.26%) Open Source
12 6 (4.26%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 105 (74.47%) PHP
2 97 (68.79%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.77%) SQL
4 14 (9.93%) Java
5 12 (8.51%) C#
6 11 (7.80%) C++
7 9 (6.38%) C
8 3 (2.13%) Python
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) VB
9 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Xen
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) Varnish
1 1 (0.71%) KVM
1 1 (0.71%) Ceph
1 1 (0.71%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) logstash
2 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.71%) Plesk
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) cPanel
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Perforce
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) Google
4 11 (7.80%) Zend
5 10 (7.09%) Adobe
6 8 (5.67%) Facebook
6 8 (5.67%) Twitter
7 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.13%) hybris
8 3 (2.13%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.13%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.42%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) EMC
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.71%) VMware
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