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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 145 159 165
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 110 78 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.86% 5.54% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 54 78
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
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
1241 1409 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.01% 21.11% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1174 1173
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +24 76 £27,500 - 17
Lancashire +12 18 £23,500 -12.96% 3
Cheshire -3 15 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Merseyside +8 1 £40,000 - 4
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 246 (89.45%) HTML
2 242 (88.00%) CSS
3 218 (79.27%) JavaScript
4 162 (58.91%) PHP
5 158 (57.45%) jQuery
6 120 (43.64%) MySQL
6 120 (43.64%) CMS
7 118 (42.91%) HTML5
8 102 (37.09%) CSS3
9 100 (36.36%) Marketing
10 96 (34.91%) Git (software)
11 81 (29.45%) Web Design
12 64 (23.27%) Photoshop
13 61 (22.18%) MVC
14 57 (20.73%) E-Commerce
14 57 (20.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 56 (20.36%) SQL
16 54 (19.64%) User Experience
17 51 (18.55%) OOP
18 46 (16.73%) Sass
18 46 (16.73%) Email Marketing
19 45 (16.36%) Magento
20 44 (16.00%) Linux
21 43 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
22 42 (15.27%) Adobe
23 41 (14.91%) Degree
24 40 (14.55%) Zend
24 40 (14.55%) Backbone.js
25 39 (14.18%) Umbraco
26 37 (13.45%) SEO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 120 (43.64%) CMS
2 39 (14.18%) Umbraco
3 18 (6.55%) Joomla!
4 17 (6.18%) Drupal
5 14 (5.09%) IIS
6 10 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.91%) Node.js
8 4 (1.45%) nginx
9 2 (0.73%) Moodle
9 2 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) MODX
Applications
1 64 (23.27%) Photoshop
2 25 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (5.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (3.64%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.45%) InDesign
5 4 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.73%) MS Office
6 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (16.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.73%) Shopify
2 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) Amazon S3
1 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.64%) Internet
2 7 (2.55%) SSH
3 5 (1.82%) HTTP
3 5 (1.82%) Intranet
4 4 (1.45%) OpenVPN
4 4 (1.45%) IPsec
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (43.64%) MySQL
2 30 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.64%) Big Data
4 7 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (34.91%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.00%) Subversion
3 17 (6.18%) Grunt
4 14 (5.09%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (4.00%) Flash Builder
5 11 (4.00%) MSBuild
6 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.27%) JIRA
7 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (36.36%) Marketing
2 11 (4.00%) Advertising
3 10 (3.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.82%) Legal
4 5 (1.82%) Games
4 5 (1.82%) Finance
5 2 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 212 (77.09%) Developer
2 86 (31.27%) PHP Developer
3 65 (23.64%) Front-End Developer
4 60 (21.82%) Web Developer
5 32 (11.64%) Designer
6 25 (9.09%) Junior
7 24 (8.73%) Junior Developer
8 23 (8.36%) Web Designer
9 21 (7.64%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 20 (7.27%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.91%) Senior Web Developer
11 19 (6.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 19 (6.91%) Junior PHP Developer
12 14 (5.09%) Front-End Web Developer
13 10 (3.64%) UI Designer
13 10 (3.64%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.27%) Digital Marketing Manager
14 9 (3.27%) Marketing Manager
15 8 (2.91%) PHP Web Developer
16 7 (2.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (89.45%) HTML
2 242 (88.00%) CSS
3 158 (57.45%) jQuery
4 118 (42.91%) HTML5
5 102 (37.09%) CSS3
6 46 (16.73%) Sass
7 40 (14.55%) Backbone.js
8 32 (11.64%) .NET
9 29 (10.55%) XML
9 29 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 28 (10.18%) LAMP
11 27 (9.82%) CodeIgniter
12 25 (9.09%) Web Services
12 25 (9.09%) PhoneGap
13 22 (8.00%) Modernizr
13 22 (8.00%) Ajax
13 22 (8.00%) Corona SDK
14 21 (7.64%) Symfony
15 19 (6.91%) ASP.NET
16 18 (6.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.64%) User Experience
2 30 (10.91%) Social Media
3 23 (8.36%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.18%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.27%) Psychology
6 7 (2.55%) Photography
7 6 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.18%) W3C
8 4 (1.45%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.45%) PKI
8 4 (1.45%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.09%) Life Science
10 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.73%) Open Source
11 1 (0.36%) New Media
11 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.00%) Linux
2 10 (3.64%) Windows
3 8 (2.91%) Android
3 8 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.55%) UNIX
5 4 (1.45%) CentOS
6 2 (0.73%) Debian
6 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.45%) Web Design
2 61 (22.18%) MVC
3 57 (20.73%) E-Commerce
3 57 (20.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 51 (18.55%) OOP
5 46 (16.73%) Email Marketing
6 43 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (13.45%) SEO
8 35 (12.73%) OO
9 34 (12.36%) Web Development
10 26 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (9.45%) Online Marketing
11 25 (9.09%) B2B
12 24 (8.73%) OO PHP
13 16 (5.82%) CRM
14 14 (5.09%) Analytics
15 13 (4.73%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (4.73%) Scrum
16 12 (4.36%) Pay per click
16 12 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 218 (79.27%) JavaScript
2 162 (58.91%) PHP
3 56 (20.36%) SQL
4 32 (11.64%) C#
4 32 (11.64%) PHP5
5 11 (4.00%) C++
6 8 (2.91%) Java
7 5 (1.82%) C
8 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (14.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) VCP4
2 1 (0.36%) MCSE
2 1 (0.36%) MCSA
2 1 (0.36%) CCNA
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) Plesk
Vendors
1 42 (15.27%) Adobe
2 40 (14.55%) Zend
3 23 (8.36%) Facebook
4 22 (8.00%) Eloqua
4 22 (8.00%) EPiServer
5 20 (7.27%) Twitter
6 16 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (5.45%) Sitecore
8 11 (4.00%) Google
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle
10 6 (2.18%) Perforce
11 4 (1.45%) Apple
12 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!
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