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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 143 126 185
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +59
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 89 142 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 2.02% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.59% 10.29% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 80 129 43
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
1172 1380 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.05% 19.64% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1216 1201
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -3 64 £32,000 +16.36% 13
Cheshire +24 19 £34,000 -2.85% 8
Lancashire -6 6 £30,000 +14.28% 3
Merseyside -6 1 - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (86.67%) HTML
1 195 (86.67%) CSS
2 183 (81.33%) PHP
3 160 (71.11%) JavaScript
4 139 (61.78%) jQuery
5 133 (59.11%) MySQL
6 126 (56.00%) HTML5
7 104 (46.22%) CSS3
8 94 (41.78%) Git (software)
9 77 (34.22%) CMS
10 67 (29.78%) Sass
11 64 (28.44%) Front End Development
12 57 (25.33%) Magento
13 55 (24.44%) XML
14 50 (22.22%) Marketing
14 50 (22.22%) Grunt
15 49 (21.78%) Linux
16 46 (20.44%) Drupal
17 41 (18.22%) Responsive Web Design
18 40 (17.78%) Subversion
19 39 (17.33%) Web Development
20 38 (16.89%) OOP
21 35 (15.56%) Relational Database
22 34 (15.11%) Symfony
23 32 (14.22%) Photoshop
23 32 (14.22%) SEO
23 32 (14.22%) JSON
24 31 (13.78%) OO
24 31 (13.78%) AngularJS
25 30 (13.33%) Laravel

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 77 (34.22%) CMS
2 46 (20.44%) Drupal
3 14 (6.22%) Node.js
4 13 (5.78%) IIS
5 9 (4.00%) Joomla!
6 8 (3.56%) Apache
6 8 (3.56%) Confluence
6 8 (3.56%) Umbraco
7 7 (3.11%) Moodle
8 6 (2.67%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.89%) nginx
10 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 32 (14.22%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.22%) InDesign
5 4 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 57 (25.33%) Magento
2 4 (1.78%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.56%) SaaS
3 7 (3.11%) GitHub
4 6 (2.67%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.78%) AdWords
6 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.44%) SSH
2 14 (6.22%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (59.11%) MySQL
2 35 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.67%) Big Data
4 6 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.22%) Redis
6 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (41.78%) Git (software)
2 50 (22.22%) Grunt
3 40 (17.78%) Subversion
4 13 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.00%) gulp
5 9 (4.00%) JIRA
6 7 (3.11%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (3.11%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.22%) PhpStorm
8 5 (2.22%) Redmine
9 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.89%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (22.22%) Marketing
2 20 (8.89%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Publishing
4 5 (2.22%) Legal
5 4 (1.78%) Advertising
5 4 (1.78%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.33%) Automotive
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 201 (89.33%) Developer
2 127 (56.44%) PHP Developer
3 101 (44.89%) Web Developer
4 78 (34.67%) HTML Developer
5 75 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 53 (23.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 30 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
8 28 (12.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (12.00%) MySQL Developer
9 27 (12.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 18 (8.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 16 (7.11%) Lead Developer
12 14 (6.22%) Designer
12 14 (6.22%) Lead PHP Developer
13 13 (5.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 13 (5.78%) PHP Zend Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Senior Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Symfony Developer
14 10 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (86.67%) CSS
1 195 (86.67%) HTML
2 139 (61.78%) jQuery
3 126 (56.00%) HTML5
4 104 (46.22%) CSS3
5 67 (29.78%) Sass
6 55 (24.44%) XML
7 34 (15.11%) Symfony
8 32 (14.22%) JSON
9 31 (13.78%) AngularJS
10 30 (13.33%) .NET
10 30 (13.33%) Laravel
11 27 (12.00%) LAMP
12 23 (10.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (8.44%) Ajax
14 17 (7.56%) REST
15 15 (6.67%) Web Services
16 13 (5.78%) CakePHP
16 13 (5.78%) LESS
17 12 (5.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.44%) Mobile App
2 19 (8.44%) User Experience
3 10 (4.44%) Social Media
4 4 (1.78%) Animation
4 4 (1.78%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.89%) BBC
6 2 (0.89%) Blog
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.89%) iDTV
6 2 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.78%) Linux
2 13 (5.78%) Unix
3 11 (4.89%) Android
4 8 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.11%) Windows
6 6 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.44%) Front End Development
2 41 (18.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (17.33%) Web Development
4 38 (16.89%) OOP
5 32 (14.22%) SEO
6 31 (13.78%) OO
7 26 (11.56%) Web Design
8 25 (11.11%) OO PHP
9 21 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.00%) Project Planning
11 16 (7.11%) B2B
11 16 (7.11%) MVC
12 15 (6.67%) Content Management
13 13 (5.78%) Analytics
14 12 (5.33%) Web Marketing
15 10 (4.44%) API Integration
16 9 (4.00%) API Development
16 9 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (4.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 183 (81.33%) PHP
2 160 (71.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.00%) PHP 5
4 15 (6.67%) SQL
5 13 (5.78%) C#
6 7 (3.11%) ES6
7 6 (2.67%) Java
8 5 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.78%) C++
9 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.89%) C
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (1.78%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.22%) logstash
3 2 (0.89%) cPanel
Vendors
1 27 (12.00%) Google
2 26 (11.56%) Adobe
3 21 (9.33%) Twitter
3 21 (9.33%) Zend
4 13 (5.78%) Perforce
5 12 (5.33%) Facebook
6 11 (4.89%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.56%) Atlassian
7 8 (3.56%) Sencha
8 5 (2.22%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle
9 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.44%) Apple
11 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.44%) hybris
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