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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 128 163 187
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +24
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 149 77 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.99% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.37% 5.75% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 134 73 53
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,100 £37,200
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
1591 1340 1395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 19.82% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1158 1286
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +40 108 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Cheshire -6 21 £40,000 +60.00% 6
Lancashire +11 18 £30,000 +12.14% 2
Merseyside +3 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 227 (86.31%) HTML
2 219 (83.27%) CSS
3 207 (78.71%) JavaScript
4 174 (66.16%) PHP
5 148 (56.27%) jQuery
6 120 (45.63%) MySQL
7 111 (42.21%) CMS
8 89 (33.84%) HTML5
9 85 (32.32%) Magento
10 84 (31.94%) E-Commerce
11 82 (31.18%) Git (software)
12 75 (28.52%) Marketing
13 74 (28.14%) CSS3
14 71 (27.00%) MVC
15 55 (20.91%) SQL
16 52 (19.77%) Web Design
16 52 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
17 49 (18.63%) SEO
18 46 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (17.49%) Sass
18 46 (17.49%) Umbraco
19 44 (16.73%) .NET
20 43 (16.35%) Photoshop
20 43 (16.35%) OOP
20 43 (16.35%) OO
21 42 (15.97%) Zend
22 41 (15.59%) Sitecore
23 39 (14.83%) PhoneGap
23 39 (14.83%) Linux
24 37 (14.07%) C#

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 111 (42.21%) CMS
2 46 (17.49%) Umbraco
3 37 (14.07%) Drupal
4 32 (12.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (6.46%) IIS
6 9 (3.42%) Joomla!
7 8 (3.04%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.28%) Commerce Server
8 6 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.28%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (2.28%) Confluence
8 6 (2.28%) Node.js
8 6 (2.28%) concrete5
9 5 (1.90%) Facebook Platform
10 4 (1.52%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (16.35%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.38%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 85 (32.32%) Magento
2 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) Intranet
2 7 (2.66%) HTTP
3 5 (1.90%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (45.63%) MySQL
2 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (31.18%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.89%) Subversion
3 21 (7.98%) Grunt
4 14 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.80%) MSBuild
6 9 (3.42%) JIRA
7 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.04%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (2.28%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.38%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.38%) Phing
9 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (28.52%) Marketing
2 14 (5.32%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Advertising
4 5 (1.90%) Games
5 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 246 (93.54%) Developer
2 114 (43.35%) PHP Developer
3 73 (27.76%) Web Developer
4 61 (23.19%) Front-End Developer
5 30 (11.41%) Senior Developer
6 25 (9.51%) Senior Web Developer
7 23 (8.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 21 (7.98%) Junior
8 21 (7.98%) PHP Web Developer
9 20 (7.60%) WordPress Developer
10 18 (6.84%) Junior Developer
11 17 (6.46%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.70%) Front-End Web Developer
13 13 (4.94%) Junior PHP Developer
14 12 (4.56%) .NET Web Developer
15 10 (3.80%) C# Developer
16 9 (3.42%) Applications Developer
16 9 (3.42%) Senior PHP Developer
17 7 (2.66%) Senior PHP Web Developer
17 7 (2.66%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (86.31%) HTML
2 219 (83.27%) CSS
3 148 (56.27%) jQuery
4 89 (33.84%) HTML5
5 74 (28.14%) CSS3
6 46 (17.49%) Sass
7 44 (16.73%) .NET
8 39 (14.83%) PhoneGap
9 33 (12.55%) Corona SDK
10 28 (10.65%) Backbone.js
10 28 (10.65%) Ajax
11 27 (10.27%) ASP.NET
12 24 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (8.75%) Web Services
14 19 (7.22%) Symfony
15 18 (6.84%) Zend Framework
15 18 (6.84%) CodeIgniter
15 18 (6.84%) LINQ
15 18 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (6.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) User Experience
2 23 (8.75%) Social Media
3 19 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.56%) Graphic Design
5 11 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.42%) FMCG
7 8 (3.04%) W3C
7 8 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.04%) Open Source
8 3 (1.14%) Blog
8 3 (1.14%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) Photography
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.38%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.83%) Linux
2 15 (5.70%) Windows
3 14 (5.32%) Android
4 13 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.52%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.94%) E-Commerce
2 71 (27.00%) MVC
3 52 (19.77%) Web Design
3 52 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 49 (18.63%) SEO
5 46 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (16.35%) OOP
6 43 (16.35%) OO
7 34 (12.93%) Email Marketing
8 30 (11.41%) OO PHP
9 23 (8.75%) Web Development
10 17 (6.46%) Scrum
11 14 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 13 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (4.56%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.18%) Content Management
15 10 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.80%) Android Development
15 10 (3.80%) iOS Development
16 9 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (78.71%) JavaScript
2 174 (66.16%) PHP
3 55 (20.91%) SQL
4 37 (14.07%) C#
5 29 (11.03%) PHP5
6 10 (3.80%) Java
7 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (15.97%) Zend
2 41 (15.59%) Sitecore
3 30 (11.41%) Facebook
4 17 (6.46%) Twitter
5 16 (6.08%) EPiServer
5 16 (6.08%) Adobe
6 15 (5.70%) Eloqua
7 12 (4.56%) Google
8 9 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.28%) ATG
9 6 (2.28%) IBM
9 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.90%) F5
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle
12 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator
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