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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 140 146 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +52
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 103 107 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.52% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.87% 7.24% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 43
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1308 1478 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.33% 20.96% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1245 1267
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,500 £55,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -12 53 £35,000 +16.66% 18
Lancashire +6 22 £21,500 - 5
Cheshire -22 17 £27,250 -9.16% 8
Merseyside +14 7 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 168 (83.17%) HTML
2 157 (77.72%) CSS
3 147 (72.77%) PHP
4 118 (58.42%) JavaScript
5 110 (54.46%) jQuery
6 86 (42.57%) MySQL
7 71 (35.15%) Web Development
8 69 (34.16%) Marketing
9 58 (28.71%) HTML5
10 57 (28.22%) SEO
11 52 (25.74%) CMS
12 50 (24.75%) CSS3
13 41 (20.30%) Git (software)
13 41 (20.30%) Digital Marketing
14 37 (18.32%) Pay per click
14 37 (18.32%) Analytics
14 37 (18.32%) User Experience
15 35 (17.33%) Content Management
16 34 (16.83%) Drupal
16 34 (16.83%) Magento
17 33 (16.34%) Photoshop
18 32 (15.84%) Social Media
19 30 (14.85%) AngularJS
20 29 (14.36%) Email Marketing
21 27 (13.37%) Big Data
21 27 (13.37%) Adobe
22 26 (12.87%) Perforce
22 26 (12.87%) Adobe Illustrator
22 26 (12.87%) Sass
23 22 (10.89%) Agile Software Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 52 (25.74%) CMS
2 34 (16.83%) Drupal
3 12 (5.94%) Joomla!
4 9 (4.46%) Apache
4 9 (4.46%) Node.js
5 8 (3.96%) nginx
6 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.98%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.99%) Moodle
8 2 (0.99%) Kentico
8 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Jetty
9 1 (0.50%) MODX
9 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (16.34%) Photoshop
2 26 (12.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.97%) InDesign
5 5 (2.48%) MS Office
6 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.98%) Fireworks
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 34 (16.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Shopify
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) GitHub
3 2 (0.99%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Intranet
1 4 (1.98%) Internet
1 4 (1.98%) Firewall
2 3 (1.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.99%) SMS
3 2 (0.99%) IPsec
3 2 (0.99%) Network Security
3 2 (0.99%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (42.57%) MySQL
2 27 (13.37%) Big Data
3 16 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.44%) Grunt
3 10 (4.95%) Subversion
4 6 (2.97%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.99%) JIRA
6 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.50%) Phing
General
1 69 (34.16%) Marketing
2 9 (4.46%) Advertising
3 8 (3.96%) Finance
4 4 (1.98%) Legal
4 4 (1.98%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.49%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.99%) Law
6 2 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (73.27%) Developer
2 85 (42.08%) PHP Developer
3 50 (24.75%) Web Developer
4 30 (14.85%) Front-End Developer
5 23 (11.39%) Designer
6 18 (8.91%) Junior
6 18 (8.91%) Junior Developer
7 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.92%) Front-End Web Developer
9 13 (6.44%) PHP Web Developer
9 13 (6.44%) Senior PHP Developer
9 13 (6.44%) Junior PHP Developer
9 13 (6.44%) Web Designer
10 10 (4.95%) Marketing Manager
10 10 (4.95%) UI Designer
10 10 (4.95%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 9 (4.46%) WordPress Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Website Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Junior Web Developer
13 6 (2.97%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (83.17%) HTML
2 157 (77.72%) CSS
3 110 (54.46%) jQuery
4 58 (28.71%) HTML5
5 50 (24.75%) CSS3
6 30 (14.85%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.87%) Sass
8 19 (9.41%) Laravel
9 18 (8.91%) CakePHP
10 16 (7.92%) LAMP
10 16 (7.92%) Ajax
11 13 (6.44%) Symfony
12 12 (5.94%) Ember.js
13 10 (4.95%) REST
14 9 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (3.96%) PhoneGap
16 7 (3.47%) LESS
16 7 (3.47%) Flash
16 7 (3.47%) XHTML
17 6 (2.97%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.32%) User Experience
2 32 (15.84%) Social Media
3 9 (4.46%) Psychology
4 8 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.48%) Video Editing
6 4 (1.98%) Animation
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) W3C
7 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 2 (0.99%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) RIA
9 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.42%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) Android
2 7 (3.47%) CentOS
3 6 (2.97%) Windows
3 6 (2.97%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.48%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.99%) Debian
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.15%) Web Development
2 57 (28.22%) SEO
3 41 (20.30%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (18.32%) Pay per click
4 37 (18.32%) Analytics
5 35 (17.33%) Content Management
6 29 (14.36%) Email Marketing
7 22 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (10.40%) Web Design
9 20 (9.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (9.41%) Social Media Marketing
10 19 (9.41%) MVC
11 18 (8.91%) B2B
12 16 (7.92%) OOP
12 16 (7.92%) OO
13 12 (5.94%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.45%) Logistics
14 11 (5.45%) Project Management
15 10 (4.95%) TDD
15 10 (4.95%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 147 (72.77%) PHP
2 118 (58.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.43%) SQL
4 9 (4.46%) C
4 9 (4.46%) C#
4 9 (4.46%) C++
5 8 (3.96%) Java
6 7 (3.47%) PHP5
7 5 (2.48%) Python
7 5 (2.48%) Ruby
8 4 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) MCSE
2 1 (0.50%) MCSA
2 1 (0.50%) CCNA
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Xen
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Varnish
2 1 (0.50%) KVM
2 1 (0.50%) Ceph
2 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.49%) Plesk
2 3 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.50%) cPanel
Vendors
1 27 (13.37%) Adobe
2 26 (12.87%) Perforce
3 17 (8.42%) Google
4 13 (6.44%) Twitter
5 12 (5.94%) Zend
6 8 (3.96%) Facebook
7 7 (3.47%) Oracle
8 5 (2.48%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.98%) Apple
10 2 (0.99%) hybris
10 2 (0.99%) Sencha
11 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.50%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (0.50%) Quark
11 1 (0.50%) VMware
11 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.50%) EMC
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
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Posted: 42 minutes ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £115.30 per week
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