The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 58 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.18% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 3.01% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +44.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
127 133 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.60% 21.08% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 139
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Magento
2 4 (80.00%) Online Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Magento Developer
3 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) XHTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP