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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 100 137 137
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 105 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 1.14% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.35% 5.62% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 92 37 48
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £20,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,750
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
925 765 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.90% 20.32% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 808 655 817
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Stockport +3 13 £27,500 +22.22%
Bury -7 3 £24,000 -46.66% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 189 (88.32%) JavaScript
1 189 (88.32%) HTML
2 185 (86.45%) CSS
3 142 (66.36%) PHP
4 130 (60.75%) jQuery
5 104 (48.60%) MySQL
6 92 (42.99%) Git (software)
7 81 (37.85%) CMS
8 75 (35.05%) E-Commerce
9 73 (34.11%) HTML5
10 70 (32.71%) Web Design
11 63 (29.44%) CSS3
11 63 (29.44%) Marketing
12 54 (25.23%) Magento
13 52 (24.30%) Sass
14 51 (23.83%) MVC
15 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (19.16%) OOP
17 40 (18.69%) OO
17 40 (18.69%) Responsive Web Design
18 38 (17.76%) PhoneGap
18 38 (17.76%) Corona SDK
19 36 (16.82%) SEO
20 35 (16.36%) Linux
21 34 (15.89%) Facebook
22 31 (14.49%) OO PHP
23 30 (14.02%) Subversion
24 28 (13.08%) User Experience
24 28 (13.08%) Photoshop
24 28 (13.08%) CodeIgniter

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 81 (37.85%) CMS
2 20 (9.35%) Umbraco
3 19 (8.88%) Drupal
4 17 (7.94%) Joomla!
4 17 (7.94%) IIS
5 11 (5.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.74%) Node.js
7 5 (2.34%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.93%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (13.08%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 54 (25.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.07%) Intranet
2 10 (4.67%) Internet
3 7 (3.27%) SSH
4 5 (2.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.93%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (48.60%) MySQL
2 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) Big Data
3 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 92 (42.99%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.02%) Subversion
3 15 (7.01%) Grunt
4 11 (5.14%) Flash Builder
4 11 (5.14%) MSBuild
5 9 (4.21%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.27%) JIRA
7 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.47%) Phing
8 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (29.44%) Marketing
2 15 (7.01%) Advertising
3 11 (5.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.40%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Finance
6 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 193 (90.19%) Developer
2 92 (42.99%) PHP Developer
3 62 (28.97%) Front-End Developer
4 50 (23.36%) Web Developer
5 26 (12.15%) Junior
6 24 (11.21%) Junior Developer
7 20 (9.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 19 (8.88%) Junior PHP Developer
9 15 (7.01%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (7.01%) WordPress Developer
10 13 (6.07%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.61%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Web Designer
12 10 (4.67%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Designer
13 8 (3.74%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
13 8 (3.74%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.27%) Front-End Web Developer
15 6 (2.80%) .NET Web Developer
15 6 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (88.32%) HTML
2 185 (86.45%) CSS
3 130 (60.75%) jQuery
4 73 (34.11%) HTML5
5 63 (29.44%) CSS3
6 52 (24.30%) Sass
7 38 (17.76%) PhoneGap
7 38 (17.76%) Corona SDK
8 28 (13.08%) CodeIgniter
9 24 (11.21%) Backbone.js
10 23 (10.75%) .NET
11 21 (9.81%) Ajax
12 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET
12 20 (9.35%) Web Services
13 16 (7.48%) XML
13 16 (7.48%) LINQ
13 16 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (6.54%) Laravel
14 14 (6.54%) Symfony
15 13 (6.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.08%) User Experience
2 25 (11.68%) Graphic Design
3 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Photography
6 5 (2.34%) Social Media
7 4 (1.87%) Blog
7 4 (1.87%) W3C
8 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.36%) Linux
2 13 (6.07%) Windows
3 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.34%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.05%) E-Commerce
2 70 (32.71%) Web Design
3 51 (23.83%) MVC
4 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (19.16%) OOP
6 40 (18.69%) OO
6 40 (18.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 36 (16.82%) SEO
8 31 (14.49%) OO PHP
9 26 (12.15%) Email Marketing
10 21 (9.81%) Web Development
11 14 (6.54%) Online Marketing
12 13 (6.07%) Time Management
13 12 (5.61%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.61%) Scrum
14 11 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (2.80%) Refactoring
17 5 (2.34%) CRM
18 4 (1.87%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 189 (88.32%) JavaScript
2 142 (66.36%) PHP
3 25 (11.68%) SQL
4 20 (9.35%) C#
5 18 (8.41%) PHP5
6 5 (2.34%) C++
7 3 (1.40%) Java
8 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (15.89%) Facebook
2 24 (11.21%) Adobe
3 21 (9.81%) Zend
4 19 (8.88%) Sitecore
5 15 (7.01%) Twitter
6 7 (3.27%) Google
7 5 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.87%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.87%) Eloqua
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle
9 3 (1.40%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.93%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £35,300 to £40,351 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
BCC Cars
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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