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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 119 131 179
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +48
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 150 132 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 1.80% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.05% 8.45% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 123 120 54
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.66%
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
1357 1562 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.18% 21.28% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1264 1135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 91 £34,500 +6.15% 12
Cheshire +16 34 £29,000 -9.37% 5
Lancashire +2 13 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Merseyside +14 7 £25,000 -28.57%
Cumbria -2 5 £42,500 +30.76%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 206 (89.96%) HTML
2 191 (83.41%) CSS
3 184 (80.35%) PHP
4 142 (62.01%) JavaScript
5 140 (61.14%) jQuery
6 125 (54.59%) MySQL
7 77 (33.62%) Web Development
8 74 (32.31%) HTML5
9 68 (29.69%) Marketing
10 66 (28.82%) CMS
11 60 (26.20%) CSS3
12 53 (23.14%) SEO
13 48 (20.96%) Git (software)
14 45 (19.65%) Magento
15 41 (17.90%) Drupal
15 41 (17.90%) Sass
16 39 (17.03%) Content Management
17 36 (15.72%) Photoshop
18 35 (15.28%) Digital Marketing
19 34 (14.85%) Analytics
20 33 (14.41%) Adobe
21 32 (13.97%) OO
22 31 (13.54%) Pay per click
23 30 (13.10%) Social Media
24 29 (12.66%) Grunt
25 26 (11.35%) Linux
25 26 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (11.35%) Adobe Illustrator
26 25 (10.92%) Perforce
27 24 (10.48%) Email Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (28.82%) CMS
2 41 (17.90%) Drupal
3 18 (7.86%) Joomla!
4 10 (4.37%) Apache
4 10 (4.37%) Node.js
5 8 (3.49%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.62%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.18%) nginx
8 4 (1.75%) Kentico
8 4 (1.75%) SilverStripe
9 3 (1.31%) IIS
9 3 (1.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.44%) Moodle
11 1 (0.44%) Jetty
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (15.72%) Photoshop
2 26 (11.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.62%) MS Office
5 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
6 5 (2.18%) InDesign
7 3 (1.31%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 45 (19.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.93%) Google Analytics
2 8 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.31%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) Internet
2 4 (1.75%) SSH
2 4 (1.75%) Intranet
2 4 (1.75%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.31%) Firewall
3 3 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (54.59%) MySQL
2 21 (9.17%) Big Data
3 19 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.31%) Redis
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.66%) Grunt
3 22 (9.61%) Subversion
4 6 (2.62%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.75%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.31%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.31%) JIRA
7 3 (1.31%) PhpStorm
7 3 (1.31%) gulp
7 3 (1.31%) Redmine
8 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.44%) Phing
General
1 68 (29.69%) Marketing
2 10 (4.37%) Advertising
3 6 (2.62%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.18%) Finance
5 4 (1.75%) Automotive
6 3 (1.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.31%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.31%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (82.97%) Developer
2 103 (44.98%) PHP Developer
3 73 (31.88%) Web Developer
4 28 (12.23%) Front-End Developer
5 26 (11.35%) Senior Developer
6 21 (9.17%) Junior
6 21 (9.17%) Junior Developer
7 19 (8.30%) PHP Web Developer
8 16 (6.99%) Junior PHP Developer
8 16 (6.99%) Designer
9 15 (6.55%) Senior PHP Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Front-End Web Developer
11 10 (4.37%) WordPress Developer
12 8 (3.49%) UI Designer
12 8 (3.49%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (3.49%) Trainer
13 7 (3.06%) Website Developer
13 7 (3.06%) UI/UX Designer
13 7 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 6 (2.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (89.96%) HTML
2 191 (83.41%) CSS
3 140 (61.14%) jQuery
4 74 (32.31%) HTML5
5 60 (26.20%) CSS3
6 41 (17.90%) Sass
7 23 (10.04%) AngularJS
8 22 (9.61%) CakePHP
9 19 (8.30%) REST
10 18 (7.86%) Laravel
10 18 (7.86%) LAMP
11 14 (6.11%) XML
12 13 (5.68%) Symfony
13 12 (5.24%) Ajax
14 11 (4.80%) Flash
14 11 (4.80%) .NET
14 11 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (3.93%) Ember.js
15 9 (3.93%) JSON
16 8 (3.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.10%) Social Media
2 24 (10.48%) User Experience
3 21 (9.17%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.06%) Video Editing
5 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.62%) Animation
7 5 (2.18%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.75%) iDTV
8 4 (1.75%) W3C
8 4 (1.75%) BBC
8 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.31%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.87%) Podcast
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) NHS
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.35%) Linux
2 12 (5.24%) Android
3 10 (4.37%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.06%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.62%) Windows
7 5 (2.18%) CentOS
8 4 (1.75%) UNIX
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.62%) Web Development
2 53 (23.14%) SEO
3 39 (17.03%) Content Management
4 35 (15.28%) Digital Marketing
5 34 (14.85%) Analytics
6 32 (13.97%) OO
7 31 (13.54%) Pay per click
8 26 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (10.48%) Email Marketing
10 23 (10.04%) MVC
10 23 (10.04%) OOP
11 21 (9.17%) Social Media Marketing
12 20 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (6.55%) Web Design
14 14 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.11%) API Development
15 12 (5.24%) Project Planning
16 11 (4.80%) OO PHP
17 10 (4.37%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (80.35%) PHP
2 142 (62.01%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.04%) SQL
4 17 (7.42%) C#
5 16 (6.99%) Java
6 11 (4.80%) C
6 11 (4.80%) C++
6 11 (4.80%) PHP5
7 5 (2.18%) Ruby
7 5 (2.18%) Python
8 4 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (0.87%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Xen
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
2 1 (0.44%) KVM
2 1 (0.44%) Ceph
2 1 (0.44%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Plesk
1 3 (1.31%) logstash
2 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) cPanel
Vendors
1 33 (14.41%) Adobe
2 25 (10.92%) Perforce
3 19 (8.30%) Google
4 16 (6.99%) Oracle
5 12 (5.24%) Zend
6 8 (3.49%) Facebook
6 8 (3.49%) Twitter
6 8 (3.49%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.62%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.31%) hybris
8 3 (1.31%) Quark
8 3 (1.31%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.31%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) Sony
9 2 (0.87%) Sencha
9 2 (0.87%) Apple
10 1 (0.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.44%) EMC
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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