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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / North West
Rank 161 141 114
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 91 93 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.68% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.15% 8.82% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 141
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
994 1054 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.64% 19.09% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 860 862 1164
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -16 65 £32,000 +6.66% 10
Lancashire +3 15 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Cheshire -13 7 £25,000 -26.47% 4
Merseyside - 4 £30,000 - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 170 (79.44%) CSS
2 168 (78.50%) PHP
3 159 (74.30%) HTML
4 136 (63.55%) JavaScript
5 118 (55.14%) Web Development
6 112 (52.34%) jQuery
7 88 (41.12%) MySQL
8 82 (38.32%) Git (software)
9 76 (35.51%) Marketing
10 74 (34.58%) HTML5
11 69 (32.24%) Magento
12 67 (31.31%) Laravel
13 62 (28.97%) CMS
14 57 (26.64%) CSS3
15 46 (21.50%) Sass
15 46 (21.50%) Symfony
16 45 (21.03%) MVC
17 44 (20.56%) SEO
18 42 (19.63%) Front End Development
19 41 (19.16%) E-Commerce
20 37 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (17.29%) Drupal
21 36 (16.82%) OOP
21 36 (16.82%) Digital Marketing
22 35 (16.36%) Zend
23 30 (14.02%) Google
23 30 (14.02%) OO
23 30 (14.02%) Linux
24 29 (13.55%) Ajax
25 28 (13.08%) Web Services

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 62 (28.97%) CMS
2 37 (17.29%) Drupal
3 17 (7.94%) Joomla!
4 5 (2.34%) nginx
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Magnolia
Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.87%) MS Office
3 4 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.40%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 69 (32.24%) Magento
2 25 (11.68%) OpenCart
3 5 (2.34%) osCommerce
3 5 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.81%) Google Analytics
3 17 (7.94%) AdWords
4 6 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.80%) GitHub
5 5 (2.34%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) FTP
2 5 (2.34%) Firewall
3 2 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (41.12%) MySQL
2 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (38.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.21%) Subversion
3 9 (4.21%) Grunt
4 7 (3.27%) PHPUnit
5 6 (2.80%) gulp
5 6 (2.80%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.34%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.40%) Bazaar
7 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.40%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.93%) JIRA
8 2 (0.93%) webpack
9 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.47%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (35.51%) Marketing
2 14 (6.54%) Advertising
3 9 (4.21%) Games
3 9 (4.21%) Retail
4 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.47%) Finance
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 194 (90.65%) Developer
2 105 (49.07%) PHP Developer
3 79 (36.92%) Web Developer
4 40 (18.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 39 (18.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (12.62%) HTML Developer
7 26 (12.15%) HTML CSS Developer
8 22 (10.28%) Junior
8 22 (10.28%) Junior Developer
9 21 (9.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (9.35%) Senior Developer
11 19 (8.88%) Lead Developer
12 18 (8.41%) Lead PHP Developer
13 14 (6.54%) Senior PHP Developer
14 12 (5.61%) Junior Web Developer
15 11 (5.14%) MySQL Developer
15 11 (5.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 10 (4.67%) Principal Developer
17 9 (4.21%) SEO Developer
17 9 (4.21%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (79.44%) CSS
2 159 (74.30%) HTML
3 112 (52.34%) jQuery
4 74 (34.58%) HTML5
5 67 (31.31%) Laravel
6 57 (26.64%) CSS3
7 46 (21.50%) Sass
7 46 (21.50%) Symfony
8 29 (13.55%) Ajax
9 28 (13.08%) Web Services
10 25 (11.68%) Node.js
11 24 (11.21%) AngularJS
12 16 (7.48%) CodeIgniter
13 13 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (5.14%) LESS
15 9 (4.21%) LAMP
16 8 (3.74%) Doctrine
17 7 (3.27%) CakePHP
18 6 (2.80%) LEMP Stack
19 5 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) User Experience
2 22 (10.28%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.41%) iPad
4 11 (5.14%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.74%) Blog
5 8 (3.74%) iPhone
6 7 (3.27%) Social Media
7 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.34%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.34%) Social Network
9 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.87%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.40%) W3C
11 2 (0.93%) VLE
12 1 (0.47%) Animation
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Linux
2 7 (3.27%) Windows
3 5 (2.34%) CentOS
3 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (55.14%) Web Development
2 45 (21.03%) MVC
3 44 (20.56%) SEO
4 42 (19.63%) Front End Development
5 41 (19.16%) E-Commerce
6 37 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (16.82%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (16.82%) OOP
8 30 (14.02%) OO
9 24 (11.21%) Analytics
10 20 (9.35%) DevOps
11 16 (7.48%) OO PHP
12 14 (6.54%) B2B
13 12 (5.61%) Email Marketing
14 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.67%) Open Source
14 10 (4.67%) Scrum
14 10 (4.67%) Web Application Development
15 8 (3.74%) Project Management
16 7 (3.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 168 (78.50%) PHP
2 136 (63.55%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.54%) SQL
4 10 (4.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.67%) Java
5 6 (2.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.34%) PHP 5
7 4 (1.87%) Perl
7 4 (1.87%) Python
7 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) C#
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
1 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) cPanel
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (16.36%) Zend
2 30 (14.02%) Google
3 14 (6.54%) Facebook
4 11 (5.14%) Adobe
5 10 (4.67%) Twitter
6 6 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.80%) Oracle
7 3 (1.40%) Perforce
8 2 (0.93%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.47%) hybris
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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