The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - 62 71
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.96% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £22,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.55%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £31,125
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.00%
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
106 101 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.67% 16.42% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 171
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WordPress
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Merseyside region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Merseyside

WordPress
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Online Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Magento
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Magento Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript