The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / North East
Rank 66 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.05% 1.29% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 7.08% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Median salary £26,000 £36,018 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.81% +25.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,459 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £36,463 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
114 113 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.09% 18.20% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 98 101 131
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WordPress
Salary Trend in the North East

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

WordPress Salary Trend in the North East

WordPress
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 7 £26,000 -30.66% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) CMS
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Magento
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
5 5 (45.45%) Advertising
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) OpenCart
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) Drupal
7 3 (27.27%) Laravel
7 3 (27.27%) osCommerce
7 3 (27.27%) User Experience
7 3 (27.27%) MySQL
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Zend
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) SEO
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
9 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Magento
2 5 (45.45%) OpenCart
3 3 (27.27%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) gulp
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
6 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) Sphinx
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sage