The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress 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 WordPress over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 115 139 188
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +49
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 147 116 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 1.63% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.95% 7.75% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 118 102 47
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,250 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,350 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
WordPress
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
1342 1496 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.44% 21.02% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1228 1227
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WordPress
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WordPress Salary Trend in the North West

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in the North West

WordPress
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 WordPress within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +9 84 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Cheshire -2 25 £26,500 -13.11% 8
Lancashire +5 23 £22,500 -6.25% 4
Merseyside +15 10 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Cumbria - 5 £42,500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 203 (86.75%) HTML
2 188 (80.34%) CSS
3 181 (77.35%) PHP
4 144 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 131 (55.98%) jQuery
6 109 (46.58%) MySQL
7 80 (34.19%) Web Development
8 69 (29.49%) Marketing
9 67 (28.63%) HTML5
10 61 (26.07%) SEO
11 57 (24.36%) CMS
12 56 (23.93%) CSS3
13 47 (20.09%) Git (software)
14 45 (19.23%) Magento
15 42 (17.95%) Digital Marketing
16 37 (15.81%) Content Management
16 37 (15.81%) Analytics
17 36 (15.38%) Photoshop
17 36 (15.38%) Pay per click
18 35 (14.96%) User Experience
19 33 (14.10%) Sass
19 33 (14.10%) Drupal
20 31 (13.25%) Social Media
20 31 (13.25%) Adobe
21 29 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (12.39%) AngularJS
22 28 (11.97%) Perforce
23 26 (11.11%) MVC
23 26 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
24 25 (10.68%) Email Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 57 (24.36%) CMS
2 33 (14.10%) Drupal
3 17 (7.26%) Joomla!
4 10 (4.27%) Node.js
5 8 (3.42%) Apache
6 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.14%) nginx
8 4 (1.71%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.28%) Kentico
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.85%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) Moodle
11 1 (0.43%) Confluence
11 1 (0.43%) MODX
Applications
1 36 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 26 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (2.99%) MS Office
4 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.14%) InDesign
6 3 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 45 (19.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Shopify
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Intranet
1 5 (2.14%) Internet
2 4 (1.71%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) DNS
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.85%) SMS
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (46.58%) MySQL
2 24 (10.26%) Big Data
3 19 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.12%) Grunt
3 12 (5.13%) Subversion
4 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.28%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.28%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) gulp
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.43%) Redmine
8 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.43%) Phing
General
1 69 (29.49%) Marketing
2 10 (4.27%) Advertising
3 6 (2.56%) Finance
4 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.28%) Games
5 3 (1.28%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 184 (78.63%) Developer
2 99 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 71 (30.34%) Web Developer
4 30 (12.82%) Front-End Developer
5 27 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 21 (8.97%) Junior Developer
6 21 (8.97%) Junior
6 21 (8.97%) Designer
7 18 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
8 16 (6.84%) Front-End Web Developer
9 15 (6.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 15 (6.41%) Junior PHP Developer
10 12 (5.13%) UI Designer
11 11 (4.70%) WordPress Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
13 8 (3.42%) Junior Web Developer
14 7 (2.99%) Marketing Manager
14 7 (2.99%) Web Designer
14 7 (2.99%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (86.75%) HTML
2 188 (80.34%) CSS
3 131 (55.98%) jQuery
4 67 (28.63%) HTML5
5 56 (23.93%) CSS3
6 33 (14.10%) Sass
7 29 (12.39%) AngularJS
8 24 (10.26%) CakePHP
9 22 (9.40%) LAMP
10 21 (8.97%) Laravel
11 17 (7.26%) REST
12 16 (6.84%) Symfony
13 14 (5.98%) Ajax
14 12 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (4.70%) Ember.js
16 10 (4.27%) .NET
17 9 (3.85%) Flash
18 8 (3.42%) PhoneGap
18 8 (3.42%) XHTML
19 7 (2.99%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.96%) User Experience
2 31 (13.25%) Social Media
3 18 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.56%) Video Editing
5 6 (2.56%) Psychology
6 5 (2.14%) Animation
7 4 (1.71%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.71%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.71%) W3C
8 3 (1.28%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.85%) Podcast
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.41%) Linux
2 11 (4.70%) Android
3 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.56%) Windows
6 5 (2.14%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.19%) Web Development
2 61 (26.07%) SEO
3 42 (17.95%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (15.81%) Content Management
4 37 (15.81%) Analytics
5 36 (15.38%) Pay per click
6 29 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (11.11%) MVC
8 25 (10.68%) Email Marketing
9 24 (10.26%) OOP
9 24 (10.26%) OO
9 24 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (8.55%) Social Media Marketing
11 19 (8.12%) Web Design
12 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.56%) API Development
14 11 (4.70%) TDD
14 11 (4.70%) Mobile Development
15 9 (3.85%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.85%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 181 (77.35%) PHP
2 144 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 20 (8.55%) SQL
4 16 (6.84%) C#
5 14 (5.98%) Java
6 11 (4.70%) C
7 9 (3.85%) C++
8 8 (3.42%) PHP5
9 5 (2.14%) Python
9 5 (2.14%) Ruby
10 4 (1.71%) Perl
11 2 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) MCSE
2 1 (0.43%) MCSA
2 1 (0.43%) CCNA
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Varnish
2 1 (0.43%) Xen
2 1 (0.43%) Ceph
2 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.14%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.28%) Plesk
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) cPanel
3 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (13.25%) Adobe
2 28 (11.97%) Perforce
3 19 (8.12%) Google
4 14 (5.98%) Oracle
5 13 (5.56%) Zend
6 10 (4.27%) Twitter
7 9 (3.85%) Facebook
8 7 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.71%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.28%) hybris
11 2 (0.85%) Sencha
11 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.85%) Quark
11 2 (0.85%) Apple
12 1 (0.43%) Sony
12 1 (0.43%) VMware
12 1 (0.43%) EMC
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.43%) Yahoo!
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