The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 202 215 211
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Drupal 33 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 1.98% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 31
Average salary £31,250 £31,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Drupal
England

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1264 1415 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.76% 20.18% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1162 1137
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Drupal
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Drupal Salary Trend in the North West

Drupal
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drupal across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Drupal Salary Histogram in the North West

Drupal
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Manchester +19 24 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Cheshire +1 5 £28,500 -24.00%
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Drupal 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 Drupal.

1 71 (92.21%) PHP
2 68 (88.31%) HTML
3 51 (66.23%) CSS
4 47 (61.04%) MySQL
4 47 (61.04%) jQuery
5 46 (59.74%) JavaScript
6 39 (50.65%) Magento
7 31 (40.26%) MVC
8 30 (38.96%) OOP
8 30 (38.96%) HTML5
9 26 (33.77%) Linux
10 25 (32.47%) CMS
11 23 (29.87%) OO
12 21 (27.27%) Ajax
12 21 (27.27%) WordPress
13 19 (24.68%) Zend
14 17 (22.08%) CakePHP
14 17 (22.08%) Marketing
14 17 (22.08%) SQL
15 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
15 16 (20.78%) Content Management
16 15 (19.48%) Data Integration
17 13 (16.88%) Apache
18 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
18 12 (15.58%) Adobe
18 12 (15.58%) Joomla!
18 12 (15.58%) Web Development
19 11 (14.29%) XML
20 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
20 10 (12.99%) SEO

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Drupal 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 Drupal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.47%) CMS
2 21 (27.27%) WordPress
3 13 (16.88%) Apache
4 12 (15.58%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) nginx
7 2 (2.60%) Moodle
7 2 (2.60%) Node.js
7 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Magento
2 2 (2.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.04%) MySQL
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Flash Builder
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Grunt
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.08%) Marketing
2 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (93.51%) Developer
2 45 (58.44%) PHP Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Drupal Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Magento Developer
5 13 (16.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (10.39%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Junior PHP Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Magento Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Designer
11 4 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Web Designer
12 3 (3.90%) Consultant
12 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (88.31%) HTML
2 51 (66.23%) CSS
3 47 (61.04%) jQuery
4 30 (38.96%) HTML5
5 21 (27.27%) Ajax
6 17 (22.08%) CakePHP
7 11 (14.29%) XML
8 10 (12.99%) Sass
9 9 (11.69%) CSS3
9 9 (11.69%) Flash
10 8 (10.39%) Zend Framework
11 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (9.09%) .NET
11 7 (9.09%) LESS
12 6 (7.79%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (7.79%) Symfony
13 5 (6.49%) Apache Flex
13 5 (6.49%) Adobe AIR
13 5 (6.49%) MXML
14 4 (5.19%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Social Network
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 4 (5.19%) Animation
4 4 (5.19%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.90%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) W3C
6 2 (2.60%) Open Source
6 2 (2.60%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) MVC
2 30 (38.96%) OOP
3 23 (29.87%) OO
4 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
4 16 (20.78%) Content Management
5 12 (15.58%) Web Development
6 10 (12.99%) SEO
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 5 (6.49%) Project Management
9 4 (5.19%) Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) Pay per click
10 3 (3.90%) Service Management
10 3 (3.90%) Migration
10 3 (3.90%) RAD
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL
10 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) PHP
2 46 (59.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 7 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) Java
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
6 4 (5.19%) PHP5
7 3 (3.90%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Zend
2 12 (15.58%) Adobe
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Facebook
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter
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