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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 100 112 160
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +48
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 83 76 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.32% 1.90% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 9.22% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 26
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,300 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
712 824 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.92% 20.56% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 571 692 668
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 7 £40,000 -
Oldham - 3 £21,000 -
Bury +10 2 £39,000 +52.94%
Rochdale - 2 £31,000 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 123 (89.13%) HTML
2 110 (79.71%) CSS
3 104 (75.36%) PHP
4 101 (73.19%) JavaScript
5 63 (45.65%) MySQL
6 62 (44.93%) jQuery
7 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
8 37 (26.81%) HTML5
9 36 (26.09%) Web Development
10 33 (23.91%) CSS3
11 31 (22.46%) Analytics
12 27 (19.57%) Perforce
13 26 (18.84%) Marketing
14 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (16.67%) Photoshop
15 23 (16.67%) Big Data
16 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
17 21 (15.22%) Magento
18 20 (14.49%) User Experience
18 20 (14.49%) Sass
18 20 (14.49%) OO
19 19 (13.77%) CMS
20 18 (13.04%) LAMP
21 17 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (12.32%) Degree
21 17 (12.32%) SEO
21 17 (12.32%) Drupal
22 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
23 15 (10.87%) SQL
24 14 (10.14%) Oracle

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (13.77%) CMS
2 17 (12.32%) Drupal
3 7 (5.07%) Joomla!
4 5 (3.62%) Apache
5 4 (2.90%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.90%) Node.js
6 3 (2.17%) Kentico
6 3 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.17%) nginx
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.45%) SilverStripe
7 2 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.72%) Jetty
8 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.72%) Moodle
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 14 (10.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.17%) InDesign
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (1.45%) MS Office
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.17%) MailChimp
3 2 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) SMS
2 2 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (45.65%) MySQL
2 23 (16.67%) Big Data
3 17 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Redis
5 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) Grunt
3 5 (3.62%) Subversion
3 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.17%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.17%) Axure RP
4 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Redmine
5 1 (0.72%) Phing
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) PhpStorm
General
1 26 (18.84%) Marketing
2 9 (6.52%) Advertising
3 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.17%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (76.09%) Developer
2 56 (40.58%) PHP Developer
3 43 (31.16%) Web Developer
4 23 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (14.49%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.87%) Front-End Web Developer
6 15 (10.87%) Designer
7 12 (8.70%) UI Designer
7 12 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 10 (7.25%) WordPress Developer
9 9 (6.52%) UI/UX Designer
9 9 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Trainer
11 5 (3.62%) Junior
11 5 (3.62%) Web Designer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Junior Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Junior Web Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Trainee
12 4 (2.90%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (89.13%) HTML
2 110 (79.71%) CSS
3 62 (44.93%) jQuery
4 37 (26.81%) HTML5
5 33 (23.91%) CSS3
6 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
7 20 (14.49%) Sass
8 18 (13.04%) LAMP
9 14 (10.14%) Laravel
9 14 (10.14%) REST
10 12 (8.70%) Symfony
11 11 (7.97%) CakePHP
12 9 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (6.52%) Ajax
12 9 (6.52%) .NET
12 9 (6.52%) Ember.js
13 6 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (4.35%) XHTML
13 6 (4.35%) Google Maps API
13 6 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) User Experience
2 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.52%) Social Media
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.17%) W3C
6 3 (2.17%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.45%) Podcast
8 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.72%) BBC
8 1 (0.72%) iDTV
8 1 (0.72%) Animation
8 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (1.45%) Windows
5 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) Web Development
2 31 (22.46%) Analytics
3 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.49%) OO
5 17 (12.32%) SEO
6 13 (9.42%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (9.42%) API Development
7 11 (7.97%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (7.97%) Web Design
7 11 (7.97%) OOP
7 11 (7.97%) MVC
8 10 (7.25%) Content Management
8 10 (7.25%) Mobile Development
9 8 (5.80%) TDD
10 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.35%) Open Source
11 6 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.62%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 104 (75.36%) PHP
2 101 (73.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.87%) SQL
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) C#
6 9 (6.52%) C++
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 3 (2.17%) Python
7 3 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (1.45%) VB
8 2 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Xen
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) Varnish
1 1 (0.72%) KVM
1 1 (0.72%) Ceph
1 1 (0.72%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.72%) logstash
2 1 (0.72%) cPanel
2 1 (0.72%) Plesk
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Perforce
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle
3 13 (9.42%) Google
4 11 (7.97%) Zend
5 10 (7.25%) Adobe
6 9 (6.52%) Facebook
6 9 (6.52%) Twitter
7 4 (2.90%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.17%) hybris
9 2 (1.45%) Apple
9 2 (1.45%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.72%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.72%) Dell Compellent
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