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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 107 176 153
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -23
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 173 64 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.37% 0.95% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.13% 4.68% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 53 98
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
1554 1367 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.26% 20.38% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1179 1440
Average salary £35,335 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +40 106 £27,500 - 10
Lancashire +23 34 £30,000 - 6
Cheshire +24 33 £40,000 +33.33% 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 287 (91.40%) HTML
2 279 (88.85%) CSS
3 256 (81.53%) JavaScript
4 199 (63.38%) PHP
5 194 (61.78%) jQuery
6 161 (51.27%) MySQL
7 140 (44.59%) CMS
8 135 (42.99%) HTML5
9 118 (37.58%) CSS3
10 113 (35.99%) Git (software)
11 100 (31.85%) Marketing
12 92 (29.30%) E-Commerce
13 84 (26.75%) Web Design
14 78 (24.84%) Magento
15 74 (23.57%) MVC
16 68 (21.66%) Responsive Web Design
17 67 (21.34%) SQL
17 67 (21.34%) Sass
18 63 (20.06%) Photoshop
19 62 (19.75%) OOP
20 55 (17.52%) Linux
21 54 (17.20%) Zend
22 53 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
23 52 (16.56%) Email Marketing
23 52 (16.56%) Umbraco
24 49 (15.61%) OO
25 45 (14.33%) PHP5
26 43 (13.69%) PhoneGap
27 42 (13.38%) SEO
28 41 (13.06%) Degree

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 140 (44.59%) CMS
2 52 (16.56%) Umbraco
3 29 (9.24%) Drupal
4 19 (6.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (5.41%) Joomla!
6 16 (5.10%) IIS
7 8 (2.55%) Node.js
8 4 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.96%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.96%) Confluence
9 3 (0.96%) concrete5
10 2 (0.64%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 63 (20.06%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (5.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.91%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 78 (24.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.32%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.23%) Amazon S3
1 7 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.64%) GitHub
2 2 (0.64%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.14%) Intranet
2 10 (3.18%) Internet
3 7 (2.23%) SSH
4 5 (1.59%) HTTP
5 2 (0.64%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (51.27%) MySQL
2 37 (11.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.64%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 113 (35.99%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.55%) Subversion
3 27 (8.60%) Grunt
4 12 (3.82%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.50%) Flash Builder
5 11 (3.50%) MSBuild
6 10 (3.18%) JIRA
7 7 (2.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.32%) Phing
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (31.85%) Marketing
2 16 (5.10%) Advertising
2 16 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (1.27%) Games
4 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.64%) Finance
5 1 (0.32%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.32%) French Language
5 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 281 (89.49%) Developer
2 128 (40.76%) PHP Developer
3 81 (25.80%) Web Developer
3 81 (25.80%) Front-End Developer
4 34 (10.83%) Senior Developer
5 33 (10.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 30 (9.55%) Senior Web Developer
7 28 (8.92%) Junior
8 25 (7.96%) Junior Developer
9 22 (7.01%) PHP Web Developer
10 20 (6.37%) Junior PHP Developer
10 20 (6.37%) Designer
11 18 (5.73%) Front-End Web Developer
11 18 (5.73%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 15 (4.78%) WordPress Developer
12 15 (4.78%) Web Designer
13 11 (3.50%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.87%) Senior PHP Developer
15 8 (2.55%) Applications Developer
16 7 (2.23%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (91.40%) HTML
2 279 (88.85%) CSS
3 194 (61.78%) jQuery
4 135 (42.99%) HTML5
5 118 (37.58%) CSS3
6 67 (21.34%) Sass
7 43 (13.69%) PhoneGap
8 40 (12.74%) .NET
8 40 (12.74%) Backbone.js
9 38 (12.10%) Corona SDK
10 29 (9.24%) XML
11 28 (8.92%) Ajax
11 28 (8.92%) Modernizr
11 28 (8.92%) CodeIgniter
11 28 (8.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (8.60%) Web Services
13 25 (7.96%) ASP.NET
13 25 (7.96%) LAMP
14 24 (7.64%) Symfony
15 23 (7.32%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.74%) User Experience
2 27 (8.60%) Social Media
3 26 (8.28%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.64%) Graphic Design
5 13 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.87%) W3C
7 8 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.23%) Photography
9 5 (1.59%) Open Source
10 4 (1.27%) Blog
11 3 (0.96%) FMCG
11 3 (0.96%) Life Science
12 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.64%) PKI
13 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.32%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.52%) Linux
2 12 (3.82%) Windows
2 12 (3.82%) Android
2 12 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.23%) UNIX
4 2 (0.64%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.32%) Debian
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.30%) E-Commerce
2 84 (26.75%) Web Design
3 74 (23.57%) MVC
4 68 (21.66%) Responsive Web Design
5 62 (19.75%) OOP
6 53 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (16.56%) Email Marketing
8 49 (15.61%) OO
9 42 (13.38%) SEO
10 39 (12.42%) OO PHP
11 28 (8.92%) Web Development
12 18 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (5.73%) Online Marketing
13 17 (5.41%) CRM
14 16 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
15 15 (4.78%) Scrum
16 14 (4.46%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.14%) Time Management
18 11 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (3.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 256 (81.53%) JavaScript
2 199 (63.38%) PHP
3 67 (21.34%) SQL
4 45 (14.33%) PHP5
5 38 (12.10%) C#
6 9 (2.87%) Java
7 6 (1.91%) C++
8 3 (0.96%) C
9 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (13.06%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 54 (17.20%) Zend
2 34 (10.83%) Facebook
2 34 (10.83%) Adobe
3 29 (9.24%) EPiServer
4 28 (8.92%) Eloqua
5 26 (8.28%) Sitecore
6 22 (7.01%) Twitter
7 17 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.91%) Google
9 5 (1.59%) F5
10 4 (1.27%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle
11 3 (0.96%) IBM
11 3 (0.96%) ATG
11 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.64%) Apple
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