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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 85 141 150
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 104 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 1.11% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.01% 5.77% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 29
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,350 £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
866 711 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.32% 19.27% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 727 610 728
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £49,800
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 30 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 30 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 -2 1 £17,500 -27.08%
Stockport - 1 £19,000 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 141 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 140 (81.87%) HTML
3 133 (77.78%) CSS
4 121 (70.76%) PHP
5 73 (42.69%) jQuery
6 68 (39.77%) E-Commerce
7 67 (39.18%) MySQL
8 66 (38.60%) Magento
9 60 (35.09%) CMS
10 51 (29.82%) Git (software)
11 47 (27.49%) SEO
12 44 (25.73%) HTML5
13 41 (23.98%) Marketing
13 41 (23.98%) Web Design
14 38 (22.22%) CSS3
15 35 (20.47%) Sass
16 34 (19.88%) OO
17 30 (17.54%) MVC
18 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (16.37%) Responsive Web Design
19 28 (16.37%) PhoneGap
19 28 (16.37%) Corona SDK
20 26 (15.20%) Facebook
20 26 (15.20%) OOP
21 24 (14.04%) OO PHP
22 21 (12.28%) Linux
22 21 (12.28%) Photoshop
23 20 (11.70%) .NET
23 20 (11.70%) Zend
23 20 (11.70%) Sitecore

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 60 (35.09%) CMS
2 16 (9.36%) Drupal
3 14 (8.19%) Umbraco
3 14 (8.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (7.02%) IIS
5 9 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.51%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.92%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.17%) Node.js
8 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.17%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.58%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 66 (38.60%) Magento
2 7 (4.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (39.18%) MySQL
2 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.19%) Subversion
3 8 (4.68%) Grunt
4 4 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.34%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.17%) FrontPage
5 2 (1.17%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) Phing
6 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (23.98%) Marketing
2 6 (3.51%) Retail
3 5 (2.92%) Games
4 4 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.75%) Finance
6 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (91.23%) Developer
2 88 (51.46%) PHP Developer
3 41 (23.98%) Web Developer
4 39 (22.81%) Front-End Developer
5 21 (12.28%) WordPress Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Magento Developer
6 14 (8.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Junior
7 12 (7.02%) HTML Developer
7 12 (7.02%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (7.02%) PHP Magento Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Junior Developer
9 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Junior PHP Developer
12 7 (4.09%) Junior Web Developer
12 7 (4.09%) Front-End Web Developer
12 7 (4.09%) SEO Developer
13 6 (3.51%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (81.87%) HTML
2 133 (77.78%) CSS
3 73 (42.69%) jQuery
4 44 (25.73%) HTML5
5 38 (22.22%) CSS3
6 35 (20.47%) Sass
7 28 (16.37%) Corona SDK
7 28 (16.37%) PhoneGap
8 20 (11.70%) .NET
9 18 (10.53%) Ajax
10 15 (8.77%) Symfony
10 15 (8.77%) XHTML
11 14 (8.19%) Web Services
12 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET
12 13 (7.60%) LINQ
12 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (4.68%) Yii
14 7 (4.09%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (4.09%) SOAP
15 6 (3.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Social Media
2 12 (7.02%) User Experience
3 11 (6.43%) Graphic Design
3 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.09%) FMCG
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Open Source
6 2 (1.17%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.17%) Blog
6 2 (1.17%) W3C
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.28%) Linux
2 11 (6.43%) Android
2 11 (6.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) E-Commerce
2 47 (27.49%) SEO
3 41 (23.98%) Web Design
4 34 (19.88%) OO
5 30 (17.54%) MVC
6 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (16.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (15.20%) OOP
9 24 (14.04%) OO PHP
10 14 (8.19%) Email Marketing
11 11 (6.43%) Web Development
11 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.26%) Analytics
12 9 (5.26%) Project Management
13 7 (4.09%) Pay per click
14 6 (3.51%) Content Management
14 6 (3.51%) UML
14 6 (3.51%) Refactoring
14 6 (3.51%) Use Case
15 5 (2.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 121 (70.76%) PHP
3 17 (9.94%) SQL
4 14 (8.19%) C#
5 12 (7.02%) PHP5
6 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.17%) HND
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (15.20%) Facebook
2 20 (11.70%) Zend
2 20 (11.70%) Sitecore
3 15 (8.77%) Google
4 12 (7.02%) Twitter
5 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Media Agency Group
Salary: £12.5k - 17k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago