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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 179 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 55 76 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.25% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 5.97% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 74
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £34,600
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +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
986 1273 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.03% 20.89% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 835 996 1200
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £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 26 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 26 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 -6 35 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Cheshire +28 13 £35,000 +22.80% 7
Lancashire -5 6 £30,500 +41.86% 6
Merseyside +4 1 £30,500 +22.00% 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 122 (84.72%) PHP
2 117 (81.25%) HTML
3 114 (79.17%) CSS
4 102 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 88 (61.11%) Web Development
6 84 (58.33%) jQuery
7 83 (57.64%) MySQL
8 74 (51.39%) HTML5
9 52 (36.11%) CSS3
10 50 (34.72%) Git (software)
11 34 (23.61%) Magento
11 34 (23.61%) CMS
12 32 (22.22%) .NET
12 32 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 31 (21.53%) Drupal
13 31 (21.53%) Marketing
14 28 (19.44%) Sass
15 27 (18.75%) SEO
16 24 (16.67%) Linux
17 23 (15.97%) LAMP
18 22 (15.28%) XML
19 20 (13.89%) MVC
19 20 (13.89%) Symfony
20 19 (13.19%) OOP
20 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
20 19 (13.19%) Front End Development
21 18 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 18 (12.50%) Node.js
21 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
22 17 (11.81%) SQL

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 34 (23.61%) CMS
2 31 (21.53%) Drupal
3 18 (12.50%) Node.js
4 14 (9.72%) IIS
5 10 (6.94%) Apache
6 8 (5.56%) Joomla!
7 7 (4.86%) Moodle
8 3 (2.08%) ColdFusion
8 3 (2.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.08%) MS Office
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (23.61%) Magento
2 4 (2.78%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.69%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) IaaS
3 3 (2.08%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Firewall
1 3 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (1.39%) SSH
3 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (57.64%) MySQL
2 17 (11.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (34.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.33%) Grunt
4 9 (6.25%) gulp
4 9 (6.25%) Subversion
5 7 (4.86%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.78%) Phing
8 3 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.08%) JIRA
8 3 (2.08%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.69%) Bazaar
10 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.69%) PhantomJS
General
1 31 (21.53%) Marketing
2 11 (7.64%) Finance
3 6 (4.17%) Publishing
4 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (84.72%) Developer
2 80 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 65 (45.14%) Web Developer
4 34 (23.61%) PHP Web Developer
5 29 (20.14%) WordPress Developer
6 26 (18.06%) HTML Developer
7 24 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (15.97%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (9.03%) MySQL Developer
10 13 (9.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 10 (6.94%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.25%) Applications Developer
12 9 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.86%) Senior PHP Developer
13 7 (4.86%) Web Applications Developer
14 6 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (4.17%) SEO Executive
15 5 (3.47%) Designer
15 5 (3.47%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (81.25%) HTML
2 114 (79.17%) CSS
3 84 (58.33%) jQuery
4 74 (51.39%) HTML5
5 52 (36.11%) CSS3
6 32 (22.22%) .NET
7 28 (19.44%) Sass
8 23 (15.97%) LAMP
9 22 (15.28%) XML
10 20 (13.89%) Symfony
11 18 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 17 (11.81%) Laravel
13 16 (11.11%) Ajax
14 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET
15 12 (8.33%) JSON
15 12 (8.33%) PhoneGap
16 11 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (7.64%) Web Services
17 9 (6.25%) jQT
17 9 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.94%) Smartphone
4 9 (6.25%) iPad
4 9 (6.25%) User Experience
5 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.78%) Social Media
6 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.39%) Blog
7 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Linux
2 13 (9.03%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) Android
3 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) Web Development
2 32 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (18.75%) SEO
4 20 (13.89%) MVC
5 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
5 19 (13.19%) Front End Development
5 19 (13.19%) OOP
6 14 (9.72%) Analytics
7 13 (9.03%) DevOps
7 13 (9.03%) OO
8 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.64%) Open Source
9 11 (7.64%) Web Design
10 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 9 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (6.25%) OO PHP
11 8 (5.56%) Content Management
12 7 (4.86%) B2B
12 7 (4.86%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 122 (84.72%) PHP
2 102 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.81%) SQL
4 16 (11.11%) C#
5 11 (7.64%) Java
6 7 (4.86%) PHP 5
7 6 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) C
10 2 (1.39%) ES6
10 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Google
3 10 (6.94%) Twitter
4 9 (6.25%) Sencha
5 8 (5.56%) Facebook
6 7 (4.86%) Zend
7 6 (4.17%) Adobe
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle
9 3 (2.08%) Appcelerator
9 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.08%) Perforce
9 3 (2.08%) VMware
10 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.69%) HP
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