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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 120 179 162
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -17
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 143 59 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.06% 0.91% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.25% 4.32% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 132 42 99
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,850 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1395 1367 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.05% 21.07% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1168 1333
Average salary £35,170 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 January 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 January 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 +32 92 £27,500 - 12
Lancashire +23 30 £27,500 +1.85% 6
Cheshire +6 20 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Merseyside +12 1 £40,000 +23.07% 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 260 (89.97%) HTML
2 255 (88.24%) CSS
3 230 (79.58%) JavaScript
4 176 (60.90%) PHP
5 167 (57.79%) jQuery
6 141 (48.79%) MySQL
7 127 (43.94%) HTML5
8 124 (42.91%) CMS
9 111 (38.41%) CSS3
10 105 (36.33%) Marketing
11 102 (35.29%) Git (software)
12 81 (28.03%) Web Design
13 70 (24.22%) E-Commerce
14 63 (21.80%) Photoshop
14 63 (21.80%) MVC
15 58 (20.07%) Responsive Web Design
16 57 (19.72%) SQL
17 55 (19.03%) Sass
17 55 (19.03%) Magento
18 53 (18.34%) Email Marketing
18 53 (18.34%) OOP
19 50 (17.30%) Zend
20 49 (16.96%) Linux
20 49 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (15.22%) User Experience
22 43 (14.88%) Umbraco
23 42 (14.53%) OO
24 41 (14.19%) Adobe
25 39 (13.49%) Degree
25 39 (13.49%) PHP5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 124 (42.91%) CMS
2 43 (14.88%) Umbraco
3 21 (7.27%) Drupal
4 17 (5.88%) Joomla!
5 14 (4.84%) IIS
6 11 (3.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.77%) Node.js
8 4 (1.38%) nginx
9 3 (1.04%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.69%) Apache
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 63 (21.80%) Photoshop
2 21 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (5.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (3.81%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.04%) InDesign
5 3 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.35%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 55 (19.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Amazon S3
1 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) GitHub
2 2 (0.69%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) Intranet
1 10 (3.46%) Internet
2 7 (2.42%) SSH
3 5 (1.73%) HTTP
4 4 (1.38%) IPsec
4 4 (1.38%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (48.79%) MySQL
2 31 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.42%) Big Data
3 7 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.69%) Redis
4 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 102 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.00%) Subversion
3 19 (6.57%) Grunt
4 14 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (3.81%) MSBuild
5 11 (3.81%) Flash Builder
6 9 (3.11%) JIRA
6 9 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) Phing
General
1 105 (36.33%) Marketing
2 11 (3.81%) Advertising
2 11 (3.81%) Retail
3 5 (1.73%) Games
4 4 (1.38%) Legal
5 3 (1.04%) Finance
6 2 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.35%) French Language
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 238 (82.35%) Developer
2 108 (37.37%) PHP Developer
3 71 (24.57%) Front-End Developer
4 67 (23.18%) Web Developer
5 28 (9.69%) Senior Developer
5 28 (9.69%) Junior
6 26 (9.00%) Designer
7 25 (8.65%) Junior Developer
8 24 (8.30%) Senior Web Developer
8 24 (8.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 20 (6.92%) Web Designer
9 20 (6.92%) Junior PHP Developer
10 19 (6.57%) PHP Web Developer
10 19 (6.57%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 13 (4.50%) Front-End Web Developer
12 12 (4.15%) WordPress Developer
13 10 (3.46%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.42%) Senior PHP Developer
15 6 (2.08%) Senior .NET Web Developer
15 6 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (89.97%) HTML
2 255 (88.24%) CSS
3 167 (57.79%) jQuery
4 127 (43.94%) HTML5
5 111 (38.41%) CSS3
6 55 (19.03%) Sass
7 38 (13.15%) Backbone.js
8 35 (12.11%) PhoneGap
9 34 (11.76%) .NET
10 32 (11.07%) Corona SDK
11 29 (10.03%) XML
12 27 (9.34%) CodeIgniter
13 25 (8.65%) Ajax
13 25 (8.65%) Web Services
14 24 (8.30%) LAMP
14 24 (8.30%) Modernizr
15 23 (7.96%) AngularJS
16 22 (7.61%) Symfony
17 20 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (6.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.22%) User Experience
2 29 (10.03%) Social Media
3 22 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.61%) Graphic Design
4 9 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.42%) Photography
5 7 (2.42%) W3C
6 5 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.38%) PKI
7 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.38%) Blog
8 3 (1.04%) Psychology
8 3 (1.04%) Life Science
9 2 (0.69%) Open Source
9 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) New Media
10 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.96%) Linux
2 11 (3.81%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.81%) Android
2 11 (3.81%) Windows
3 7 (2.42%) UNIX
4 4 (1.38%) CentOS
5 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.03%) Web Design
2 70 (24.22%) E-Commerce
3 63 (21.80%) MVC
4 58 (20.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 53 (18.34%) Email Marketing
5 53 (18.34%) OOP
6 49 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (14.53%) OO
8 37 (12.80%) SEO
9 30 (10.38%) OO PHP
10 28 (9.69%) Web Development
11 26 (9.00%) Online Marketing
12 23 (7.96%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (5.88%) B2B
14 16 (5.54%) CRM
15 14 (4.84%) Scrum
16 13 (4.50%) Mentoring
17 12 (4.15%) Mobile Application Development
18 11 (3.81%) Time Management
18 11 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 230 (79.58%) JavaScript
2 176 (60.90%) PHP
3 57 (19.72%) SQL
4 39 (13.49%) PHP5
5 33 (11.42%) C#
6 10 (3.46%) C++
7 7 (2.42%) Java
8 5 (1.73%) C
9 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (13.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) Plesk
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (17.30%) Zend
2 41 (14.19%) Adobe
3 28 (9.69%) Facebook
4 24 (8.30%) EPiServer
4 24 (8.30%) Eloqua
5 19 (6.57%) Twitter
6 17 (5.88%) Sitecore
7 16 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle
8 6 (2.08%) Google
9 4 (1.38%) Apple
10 3 (1.04%) Perforce
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Great Training
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