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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 165 171 163
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 66 85 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.29% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.36% 6.49% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 76
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1038 1310 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.34% 19.88% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1032 1181
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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 1 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -1 40 £32,500 -2.98% 14
Cheshire +21 15 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Lancashire +1 10 £30,000 +39.53% 5
Merseyside +12 3 £27,500 -31.25% 5
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 133 (84.71%) CSS
2 132 (84.08%) PHP
3 131 (83.44%) HTML
4 122 (77.71%) JavaScript
5 102 (64.97%) Web Development
6 94 (59.87%) jQuery
7 93 (59.24%) MySQL
8 83 (52.87%) HTML5
9 62 (39.49%) CSS3
10 60 (38.22%) Git (software)
11 42 (26.75%) CMS
12 39 (24.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (22.29%) Marketing
14 34 (21.66%) Magento
14 34 (21.66%) Front End Development
15 33 (21.02%) .NET
16 32 (20.38%) Drupal
16 32 (20.38%) Sass
17 29 (18.47%) SEO
18 26 (16.56%) LAMP
18 26 (16.56%) XML
19 25 (15.92%) Linux
20 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
21 21 (13.38%) E-Commerce
22 20 (12.74%) Symfony
23 19 (12.10%) Ajax
23 19 (12.10%) Photoshop
23 19 (12.10%) Relational Database
24 18 (11.46%) Node.js
24 18 (11.46%) Laravel

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 42 (26.75%) CMS
2 32 (20.38%) Drupal
3 18 (11.46%) Node.js
4 13 (8.28%) IIS
5 9 (5.73%) Joomla!
6 8 (5.10%) Apache
7 6 (3.82%) Moodle
8 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.55%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.91%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.91%) Confluence
10 2 (1.27%) nginx
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.91%) InDesign
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (21.66%) Magento
2 5 (3.18%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.64%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) IaaS
3 3 (1.91%) PaaS
4 2 (1.27%) AdWords
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) SSH
2 3 (1.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (59.24%) MySQL
2 19 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.18%) Big Data
5 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (38.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.19%) Grunt
3 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.37%) gulp
4 10 (6.37%) Subversion
5 7 (4.46%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.91%) JIRA
7 3 (1.91%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.27%) Phing
8 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.64%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.64%) PhantomJS
General
1 35 (22.29%) Marketing
2 13 (8.28%) Finance
3 6 (3.82%) Publishing
4 4 (2.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
5 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (87.90%) Developer
2 84 (53.50%) PHP Developer
3 76 (48.41%) Web Developer
4 37 (23.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 33 (21.02%) HTML Developer
6 30 (19.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 28 (17.83%) WordPress Developer
8 26 (16.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (14.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (10.19%) MySQL Developer
10 16 (10.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 10 (6.37%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.73%) Designer
12 9 (5.73%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (5.73%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.10%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.46%) Senior PHP Developer
15 6 (3.82%) Web Applications Developer
16 5 (3.18%) UI Designer
16 5 (3.18%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (84.71%) CSS
2 131 (83.44%) HTML
3 94 (59.87%) jQuery
4 83 (52.87%) HTML5
5 62 (39.49%) CSS3
6 33 (21.02%) .NET
7 32 (20.38%) Sass
8 26 (16.56%) LAMP
8 26 (16.56%) XML
9 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
10 20 (12.74%) Symfony
11 19 (12.10%) Ajax
12 18 (11.46%) Laravel
13 17 (10.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (10.19%) JSON
15 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.92%) Web Services
16 12 (7.64%) LESS
16 12 (7.64%) PhoneGap
17 9 (5.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.92%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.92%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) iPad
4 5 (3.18%) Social Media
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Animation
8 1 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.92%) Linux
2 9 (5.73%) Android
2 9 (5.73%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.97%) Web Development
2 39 (24.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 34 (21.66%) Front End Development
4 29 (18.47%) SEO
5 21 (13.38%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.46%) OOP
7 17 (10.83%) MVC
8 15 (9.55%) Analytics
9 14 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.28%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 11 (7.01%) Content Management
11 11 (7.01%) DevOps
11 11 (7.01%) OO
11 11 (7.01%) Open Source
11 11 (7.01%) Web Design
12 10 (6.37%) API Integration
12 10 (6.37%) B2B
13 9 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.73%) Web Marketing
14 7 (4.46%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 132 (84.08%) PHP
2 122 (77.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (9.55%) C#
3 15 (9.55%) SQL
4 7 (4.46%) Java
4 7 (4.46%) PHP 5
5 6 (3.82%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.91%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) C
8 2 (1.27%) ES6
8 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Google
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.64%) Twitter
4 10 (6.37%) Adobe
4 10 (6.37%) Facebook
5 9 (5.73%) Sencha
6 8 (5.10%) Zend
7 5 (3.18%) Perforce
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle
9 3 (1.91%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.64%) HP
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