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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 155 145 196
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +51
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 82 104 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.49% 7.35% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 43
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
1264 1415 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.76% 20.18% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1162 1137
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +18 55 £33,500 +15.51% 20
Cheshire -20 16 £30,000 - 6
Lancashire 0 10 £21,500 -14.00% 7
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 200 (89.29%) HTML
2 193 (86.16%) CSS
3 162 (72.32%) JavaScript
4 137 (61.16%) PHP
5 126 (56.25%) jQuery
6 97 (43.30%) MySQL
7 93 (41.52%) HTML5
8 87 (38.84%) Marketing
9 81 (36.16%) CMS
10 80 (35.71%) CSS3
11 60 (26.79%) Web Design
11 60 (26.79%) Git (software)
12 50 (22.32%) Photoshop
12 50 (22.32%) Web Development
13 46 (20.54%) User Experience
14 42 (18.75%) SEO
15 40 (17.86%) Adobe
16 38 (16.96%) Magento
17 35 (15.63%) Email Marketing
18 34 (15.18%) Sass
18 34 (15.18%) SQL
19 33 (14.73%) E-Commerce
20 32 (14.29%) Degree
21 31 (13.84%) Adobe Illustrator
21 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
21 31 (13.84%) Digital Marketing
22 30 (13.39%) Analytics
22 30 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
23 29 (12.95%) Social Media
23 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 81 (36.16%) CMS
2 21 (9.38%) Drupal
3 18 (8.04%) Umbraco
3 18 (8.04%) Joomla!
4 5 (2.23%) nginx
4 5 (2.23%) Node.js
5 4 (1.79%) IIS
5 4 (1.79%) Apache
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.89%) Moodle
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Kentico
7 1 (0.45%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.45%) MODX
Applications
1 50 (22.32%) Photoshop
2 31 (13.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (7.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (4.46%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.79%) InDesign
5 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.34%) MS Office
7 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.91%) Silverpop
2 6 (2.68%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) SSH
3 4 (1.79%) IPsec
3 4 (1.79%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.45%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (43.30%) MySQL
2 21 (9.38%) Big Data
3 15 (6.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.89%) Redis
6 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.46%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (4.46%) Subversion
3 8 (3.57%) Grunt
4 7 (3.13%) JIRA
5 5 (2.23%) Flash Builder
6 3 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.89%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.45%) Phing
8 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 87 (38.84%) Marketing
2 12 (5.36%) Advertising
3 7 (3.13%) Retail
4 5 (2.23%) Legal
4 5 (2.23%) Finance
5 4 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.34%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (72.77%) Developer
2 73 (32.59%) PHP Developer
3 54 (24.11%) Web Developer
4 45 (20.09%) Front-End Developer
5 36 (16.07%) Designer
6 24 (10.71%) Web Designer
7 22 (9.82%) Junior
7 22 (9.82%) Junior Developer
8 17 (7.59%) Junior PHP Developer
9 16 (7.14%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 14 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 13 (5.80%) UI Designer
12 12 (5.36%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.36%) Front-End Web Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Marketing Manager
13 10 (4.46%) Digital Marketing Manager
14 8 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
15 5 (2.23%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (89.29%) HTML
2 193 (86.16%) CSS
3 126 (56.25%) jQuery
4 93 (41.52%) HTML5
5 80 (35.71%) CSS3
6 34 (15.18%) Sass
7 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
8 25 (11.16%) LAMP
9 19 (8.48%) Backbone.js
9 19 (8.48%) LESS
9 19 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (7.59%) Ajax
11 15 (6.70%) CodeIgniter
11 15 (6.70%) Symfony
11 15 (6.70%) XML
12 14 (6.25%) Laravel
13 13 (5.80%) Modernizr
13 13 (5.80%) Zurb Foundation
13 13 (5.80%) Ember.js
13 13 (5.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.54%) User Experience
2 29 (12.95%) Social Media
3 15 (6.70%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.02%) Psychology
6 5 (2.23%) Photography
6 5 (2.23%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.79%) Animation
7 4 (1.79%) PKI
7 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.34%) W3C
9 2 (0.89%) Open Source
9 2 (0.89%) Blog
9 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.05%) Linux
2 7 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.13%) Android
3 5 (2.23%) CentOS
4 3 (1.34%) UNIX
4 3 (1.34%) Windows
4 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.89%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.79%) Web Design
2 50 (22.32%) Web Development
3 42 (18.75%) SEO
4 35 (15.63%) Email Marketing
5 33 (14.73%) E-Commerce
6 31 (13.84%) Digital Marketing
7 30 (13.39%) Analytics
7 30 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (12.95%) OOP
9 27 (12.05%) MVC
9 27 (12.05%) Online Marketing
10 23 (10.27%) Pay per click
10 23 (10.27%) B2B
11 22 (9.82%) OO
12 18 (8.04%) Content Management
13 12 (5.36%) OO PHP
14 11 (4.91%) Project Management
15 9 (4.02%) Logistics
15 9 (4.02%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 162 (72.32%) JavaScript
2 137 (61.16%) PHP
3 34 (15.18%) SQL
4 20 (8.93%) PHP5
5 17 (7.59%) C#
6 12 (5.36%) C++
7 8 (3.57%) C
8 6 (2.68%) Java
9 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.89%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) Python
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) MCSE
2 1 (0.45%) MCSA
2 1 (0.45%) CCNA
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Plesk
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (17.86%) Adobe
2 21 (9.38%) Zend
3 20 (8.93%) Twitter
4 17 (7.59%) Perforce
5 13 (5.80%) Eloqua
5 13 (5.80%) EPiServer
5 13 (5.80%) Google
6 11 (4.91%) Facebook
7 8 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle
8 6 (2.68%) Apple
9 3 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.34%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.89%) Sencha
11 1 (0.45%) hybris
11 1 (0.45%) Yahoo!
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