The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 166 192 170
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 91 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 0.84% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.27% 4.69% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 49 66
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1451 1323 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.20% 18.02% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1125 1281
Average salary £36,000 £36,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WordPress
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 50 £29,000 -3.33% 12
Cheshire +12 32 £31,250 +4.16% 4
Lancashire +9 9 £26,397 +17.32% 1
Merseyside -14 3 - - 5
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 146 (94.81%) HTML
2 120 (77.92%) CSS
3 119 (77.27%) PHP
4 81 (52.60%) JavaScript
5 74 (48.05%) HTML5
6 68 (44.16%) MySQL
7 59 (38.31%) CMS
7 59 (38.31%) jQuery
8 58 (37.66%) Magento
9 55 (35.71%) CSS3
10 54 (35.06%) Marketing
11 52 (33.77%) SEO
12 27 (17.53%) Web Development
13 26 (16.88%) E-Commerce
13 26 (16.88%) Photoshop
14 24 (15.58%) Web Design
14 24 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (14.94%) Digital Marketing
15 23 (14.94%) .NET
16 22 (14.29%) Adobe
16 22 (14.29%) Social Media
17 21 (13.64%) Open Source
17 21 (13.64%) MVC
18 19 (12.34%) Drupal
19 18 (11.69%) SQL
19 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
20 17 (11.04%) C#
20 17 (11.04%) W3C
20 17 (11.04%) Pay per click
21 16 (10.39%) ASP.NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (38.31%) CMS
2 19 (12.34%) Drupal
3 12 (7.79%) Umbraco
3 12 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (5.19%) Joomla!
5 7 (4.55%) Apache
5 7 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Photoshop
2 14 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.60%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (37.66%) Magento
2 5 (3.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.95%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) SSH
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (44.16%) MySQL
2 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) PhoneGap
3 7 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.95%) Grunt
4 3 (1.95%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (35.06%) Marketing
2 13 (8.44%) Advertising
3 8 (5.19%) Finance
4 3 (1.95%) Games
4 3 (1.95%) Law
4 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (92.21%) Developer
2 62 (40.26%) Web Developer
3 39 (25.32%) Front-End Developer
4 22 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 17 (11.04%) Junior
6 15 (9.74%) Junior Developer
6 15 (9.74%) WordPress Developer
7 12 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.49%) Junior Web Developer
8 10 (6.49%) PHP Magento Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Front-End Web Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Web Designer
10 7 (4.55%) Designer
11 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.25%) CMS Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.60%) Technical Manager
13 4 (2.60%) Technical Project Manager
13 4 (2.60%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (94.81%) HTML
2 120 (77.92%) CSS
3 74 (48.05%) HTML5
4 59 (38.31%) jQuery
5 55 (35.71%) CSS3
6 23 (14.94%) .NET
7 16 (10.39%) ASP.NET
8 15 (9.74%) XHTML
9 14 (9.09%) JSON
10 12 (7.79%) Ajax
10 12 (7.79%) Sass
11 11 (7.14%) XML
12 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (5.84%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.84%) SOAP
13 7 (4.55%) LAMP
13 7 (4.55%) Web Services
14 6 (3.90%) REST
15 5 (3.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Social Media
2 21 (13.64%) Open Source
3 17 (11.04%) W3C
4 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.60%) NHS
5 4 (2.60%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.95%) FMCG
6 3 (1.95%) Xbox
7 2 (1.30%) Statistics
7 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.30%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.55%) Android
1 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.25%) Windows
3 4 (2.60%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) SEO
2 27 (17.53%) Web Development
3 26 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 24 (15.58%) Web Design
4 24 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (14.94%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (13.64%) MVC
7 17 (11.04%) Pay per click
8 13 (8.44%) Project Management
9 11 (7.14%) Time Management
10 10 (6.49%) Analytics
11 8 (5.19%) OO
11 8 (5.19%) Content Management
12 6 (3.90%) OOP
12 6 (3.90%) Email Marketing
13 5 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.25%) B2B
13 5 (3.25%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.25%) OO PHP
14 4 (2.60%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 119 (77.27%) PHP
2 81 (52.60%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.69%) SQL
4 17 (11.04%) C#
5 4 (2.60%) PHP5
6 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) WCAG
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) Plesk
2 2 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (14.29%) Adobe
2 12 (7.79%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.55%) Google
3 7 (4.55%) Facebook
4 6 (3.90%) Zend
5 5 (3.25%) Ektron
6 4 (2.60%) Twitter
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle
6 4 (2.60%) Sun
7 3 (1.95%) Sony
8 1 (0.65%) Coveo
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum + Benefits +Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Wallasey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Media Agency Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington / Manchester
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago