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 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 127 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 144 141 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.28% 2.11% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.65% 11.24% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 109 132
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
1138 1255 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.01% 18.81% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1012 1231
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 October 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 October 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 +12 99 £30,000 -14.28% 14
Lancashire +30 25 £32,500 +22.64% 7
Cheshire +10 16 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Merseyside -20 4 £42,500 +70.00% 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 159 (76.08%) PHP
2 154 (73.68%) CSS
3 147 (70.33%) HTML
4 122 (58.37%) JavaScript
5 109 (52.15%) jQuery
6 98 (46.89%) Web Development
7 83 (39.71%) MySQL
8 72 (34.45%) HTML5
9 68 (32.54%) Marketing
9 68 (32.54%) Git (software)
10 57 (27.27%) CSS3
11 55 (26.32%) Sass
12 54 (25.84%) CMS
13 53 (25.36%) Magento
14 52 (24.88%) SEO
15 49 (23.44%) Google
16 43 (20.57%) Drupal
17 41 (19.62%) Analytics
18 39 (18.66%) Front End Development
19 38 (18.18%) MVC
19 38 (18.18%) Google Analytics
19 38 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
20 36 (17.22%) Symfony
21 32 (15.31%) Laravel
21 32 (15.31%) E-Commerce
22 30 (14.35%) Linux
23 29 (13.88%) Node.js
23 29 (13.88%) DevOps
24 28 (13.40%) Degree
25 26 (12.44%) Zend

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 54 (25.84%) CMS
2 43 (20.57%) Drupal
3 17 (8.13%) Joomla!
4 9 (4.31%) IIS
5 5 (2.39%) Moodle
6 3 (1.44%) Apache
6 3 (1.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (25.36%) Magento
2 21 (10.05%) OpenCart
3 4 (1.91%) osCommerce
4 3 (1.44%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.18%) Google Analytics
2 18 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.66%) AdWords
4 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Firewall
1 6 (2.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (0.96%) Skype
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) Extranet
4 1 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) LAN
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (39.71%) MySQL
2 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.39%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (32.54%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.61%) Grunt
3 10 (4.78%) Subversion
4 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.87%) gulp
6 6 (2.87%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.44%) Bazaar
7 3 (1.44%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.44%) PhantomJS
7 3 (1.44%) Phing
8 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.96%) GitLab
8 2 (0.96%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (32.54%) Marketing
2 10 (4.78%) Advertising
3 6 (2.87%) Brand Awareness
4 5 (2.39%) Finance
4 5 (2.39%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.91%) Publishing
5 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.44%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 165 (78.95%) Developer
2 98 (46.89%) PHP Developer
3 69 (33.01%) Web Developer
4 41 (19.62%) PHP Web Developer
5 32 (15.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (12.92%) HTML CSS Developer
6 27 (12.92%) HTML Developer
7 25 (11.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (8.61%) WordPress Developer
9 17 (8.13%) Lead Developer
10 16 (7.66%) Lead PHP Developer
10 16 (7.66%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.70%) Junior
11 14 (6.70%) Junior Developer
11 14 (6.70%) MySQL Developer
11 14 (6.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 13 (6.22%) SEO Executive
13 9 (4.31%) Drupal Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (73.68%) CSS
2 147 (70.33%) HTML
3 109 (52.15%) jQuery
4 72 (34.45%) HTML5
5 57 (27.27%) CSS3
6 55 (26.32%) Sass
7 36 (17.22%) Symfony
8 32 (15.31%) Laravel
9 29 (13.88%) Node.js
10 21 (10.05%) Web Services
11 20 (9.57%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.61%) CodeIgniter
13 17 (8.13%) LESS
14 15 (7.18%) LAMP
15 14 (6.70%) .NET
16 12 (5.74%) Ajax
17 11 (5.26%) Zurb Foundation
18 8 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 7 (3.35%) XML
20 6 (2.87%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) User Experience
3 13 (6.22%) Blog
4 11 (5.26%) Social Media
5 10 (4.78%) iPad
5 10 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.35%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.35%) Data Integration
6 7 (3.35%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.87%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.87%) Social Network
8 4 (1.91%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.44%) iPhone
10 2 (0.96%) Fintech
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.35%) Linux
2 9 (4.31%) Android
2 9 (4.31%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.31%) Windows
3 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) CentOS
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.89%) Web Development
2 52 (24.88%) SEO
3 41 (19.62%) Analytics
4 39 (18.66%) Front End Development
5 38 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 38 (18.18%) MVC
6 32 (15.31%) E-Commerce
7 29 (13.88%) DevOps
8 24 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (10.53%) OOP
10 17 (8.13%) Web Design
11 16 (7.66%) Content Management
12 15 (7.18%) B2B
13 14 (6.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.26%) Email Marketing
14 11 (5.26%) OO
14 11 (5.26%) OO PHP
15 9 (4.31%) Open Source
16 8 (3.83%) Mentoring
17 7 (3.35%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 159 (76.08%) PHP
2 122 (58.37%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.53%) SQL
4 15 (7.18%) Java
5 11 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.83%) C#
7 3 (1.44%) Perl
7 3 (1.44%) PHP 5
7 3 (1.44%) Python
7 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.96%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) cPanel
Vendors
1 49 (23.44%) Google
2 26 (12.44%) Zend
3 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.22%) Oracle
5 12 (5.74%) Facebook
6 10 (4.78%) Twitter
7 5 (2.39%) VMware
8 4 (1.91%) Sencha
9 3 (1.44%) Adobe
9 3 (1.44%) Omniture
9 3 (1.44%) Perforce
10 1 (0.48%) Draytek
10 1 (0.48%) hybris
10 1 (0.48%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) Siemens
10 1 (0.48%) Veeam
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