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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 129 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 137 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.68% 4.76% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 125 54 49
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,800 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
1578 1302 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.21% 19.01% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1126 1367
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +52 97 £32,500 +8.33% 16
Cheshire -5 23 £32,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire -2 15 £27,500 +2.80% 1
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 206 (88.03%) HTML
2 191 (81.62%) CSS
3 163 (69.66%) PHP
4 162 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 105 (44.87%) jQuery
6 103 (44.02%) Magento
7 97 (41.45%) MySQL
8 93 (39.74%) CMS
9 84 (35.90%) E-Commerce
10 77 (32.91%) Marketing
10 77 (32.91%) HTML5
11 61 (26.07%) CSS3
12 59 (25.21%) SEO
13 49 (20.94%) MVC
14 46 (19.66%) Git (software)
15 41 (17.52%) Sitecore
16 39 (16.67%) SQL
17 36 (15.38%) Umbraco
18 35 (14.96%) .NET
18 35 (14.96%) Web Design
18 35 (14.96%) Sitecore CMS
18 35 (14.96%) Responsive Web Design
18 35 (14.96%) Sass
19 33 (14.10%) Drupal
20 32 (13.68%) Photoshop
20 32 (13.68%) PhoneGap
21 29 (12.39%) C#
21 29 (12.39%) OO
22 28 (11.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 93 (39.74%) CMS
2 36 (15.38%) Umbraco
3 35 (14.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 33 (14.10%) Drupal
5 10 (4.27%) IIS
6 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.56%) Commerce Server
7 6 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (2.56%) Confluence
7 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.56%) concrete5
8 5 (2.14%) Facebook Platform
9 4 (1.71%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.85%) Node.js
10 2 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (13.68%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.43%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 103 (44.02%) Magento
2 10 (4.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) Intranet
2 5 (2.14%) DNS
3 2 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (41.45%) MySQL
2 17 (7.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.56%) Subversion
3 12 (5.13%) Grunt
4 8 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.99%) JIRA
6 3 (1.28%) Sublime Text
6 3 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.85%) FrontPage
7 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.43%) Phing
8 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 77 (32.91%) Marketing
2 11 (4.70%) Retail
3 9 (3.85%) Advertising
4 5 (2.14%) Games
4 5 (2.14%) Finance
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (92.74%) Developer
2 90 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 73 (31.20%) Web Developer
4 59 (25.21%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (8.55%) WordPress Developer
5 20 (8.55%) Magento Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Front-End Web Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.12%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.26%) Junior
8 16 (6.84%) PHP Web Developer
8 16 (6.84%) PHP Magento Developer
8 16 (6.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 14 (5.98%) Junior Developer
9 14 (5.98%) Senior Web Developer
10 11 (4.70%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.70%) HTML Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Junior Web Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Designer
12 9 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (88.03%) HTML
2 191 (81.62%) CSS
3 105 (44.87%) jQuery
4 77 (32.91%) HTML5
5 61 (26.07%) CSS3
6 35 (14.96%) Sass
6 35 (14.96%) .NET
7 32 (13.68%) PhoneGap
8 28 (11.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET
10 20 (8.55%) XHTML
10 20 (8.55%) Ajax
11 18 (7.69%) Corona SDK
12 14 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (5.98%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (5.13%) Zend Framework
14 11 (4.70%) Web Services
15 10 (4.27%) SOAP
15 10 (4.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) W3C
1 17 (7.26%) Social Media
2 13 (5.56%) FMCG
3 9 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 9 (3.85%) Open Source
4 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.43%) Blog
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Android
2 19 (8.12%) Apple iOS
2 19 (8.12%) Linux
3 8 (3.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (35.90%) E-Commerce
2 59 (25.21%) SEO
3 49 (20.94%) MVC
4 35 (14.96%) Web Design
4 35 (14.96%) Responsive Web Design
5 29 (12.39%) OO
6 22 (9.40%) OOP
7 19 (8.12%) Email Marketing
7 19 (8.12%) Web Development
7 19 (8.12%) OO PHP
8 16 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.56%) Analytics
10 12 (5.13%) Online Marketing
11 11 (4.70%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (4.70%) Pay per click
12 9 (3.85%) Scrum
12 9 (3.85%) Project Management
13 8 (3.42%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.42%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (2.99%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (69.66%) PHP
2 162 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.67%) SQL
4 29 (12.39%) C#
5 16 (6.84%) PHP5
6 7 (2.99%) Java
7 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) HND
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (17.52%) Sitecore
2 21 (8.97%) Zend
3 19 (8.12%) Facebook
4 18 (7.69%) Google
5 17 (7.26%) Twitter
6 7 (2.99%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.99%) Adobe
7 6 (2.56%) IBM
7 6 (2.56%) ATG
7 6 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.56%) Eloqua
8 5 (2.14%) F5
8 5 (2.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
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