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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / North West
Rank 159 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 85 88 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.56% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.28% 8.37% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80 81 115
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

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
916 1051 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.45% 18.63% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 782 851 1060
Median salary £37,500 £36,125 £35,877
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -33 53 £31,000 -3.12% 19
Lancashire +3 19 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Cheshire +7 10 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Merseyside -2 3 £27,500 +12.24% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 162 (81.82%) PHP
2 151 (76.26%) CSS
3 149 (75.25%) HTML
4 138 (69.70%) JavaScript
5 108 (54.55%) Web Development
6 96 (48.48%) jQuery
7 83 (41.92%) MySQL
8 81 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 68 (34.34%) HTML5
10 65 (32.83%) Marketing
11 63 (31.82%) Magento
12 60 (30.30%) Laravel
13 55 (27.78%) CMS
14 51 (25.76%) MVC
15 48 (24.24%) CSS3
16 44 (22.22%) E-Commerce
17 42 (21.21%) Sass
18 40 (20.20%) Front End Development
19 37 (18.69%) Symfony
19 37 (18.69%) SEO
20 35 (17.68%) OOP
21 34 (17.17%) OO
21 34 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (15.15%) Linux
23 29 (14.65%) AngularJS
24 28 (14.14%) Photoshop
24 28 (14.14%) Ajax
25 26 (13.13%) Zend
26 25 (12.63%) Web Services
26 25 (12.63%) Digital Marketing

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 55 (27.78%) CMS
2 25 (12.63%) Drupal
3 11 (5.56%) Joomla!
4 5 (2.53%) nginx
5 3 (1.52%) Apache
5 3 (1.52%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (14.14%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.52%) InDesign
4 3 (1.52%) MS Office
5 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 63 (31.82%) Magento
2 11 (5.56%) OpenCart
3 5 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.01%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 8 (4.04%) AdWords
4 6 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.03%) GitHub
5 5 (2.53%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) FTP
2 5 (2.53%) Firewall
3 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (41.92%) MySQL
2 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.10%) Subversion
3 7 (3.54%) Grunt
4 6 (3.03%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.53%) gulp
6 4 (2.02%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.01%) webpack
8 1 (0.51%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.51%) JIRA
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.51%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.51%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (32.83%) Marketing
2 11 (5.56%) Advertising
2 11 (5.56%) Retail
3 8 (4.04%) Games
4 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Military
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 186 (93.94%) Developer
2 102 (51.52%) PHP Developer
3 77 (38.89%) Web Developer
4 38 (19.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 38 (19.19%) PHP Web Developer
5 26 (13.13%) Senior Developer
6 24 (12.12%) HTML Developer
7 23 (11.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (10.10%) Junior
8 20 (10.10%) Junior Developer
8 20 (10.10%) Lead Developer
9 18 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
10 16 (8.08%) Senior PHP Developer
11 15 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (5.05%) Junior Web Developer
13 9 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
13 9 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 9 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
14 8 (4.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (76.26%) CSS
2 149 (75.25%) HTML
3 96 (48.48%) jQuery
4 68 (34.34%) HTML5
5 60 (30.30%) Laravel
6 48 (24.24%) CSS3
7 42 (21.21%) Sass
8 37 (18.69%) Symfony
9 29 (14.65%) AngularJS
10 28 (14.14%) Ajax
11 25 (12.63%) Web Services
12 16 (8.08%) Node.js
13 15 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (6.57%) LAMP
15 11 (5.56%) LESS
16 9 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
17 8 (4.04%) Doctrine
18 7 (3.54%) Backbone.js
18 7 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
19 5 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) User Experience
2 22 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.60%) iPad
4 8 (4.04%) Social Media
5 6 (3.03%) Blog
5 6 (3.03%) iPhone
5 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.52%) Social Network
7 3 (1.52%) W3C
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) VLE
9 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.54%) Windows
3 6 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.53%) CentOS
4 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (54.55%) Web Development
2 51 (25.76%) MVC
3 44 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 40 (20.20%) Front End Development
5 37 (18.69%) SEO
6 35 (17.68%) OOP
7 34 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (17.17%) OO
8 25 (12.63%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (10.10%) OO PHP
10 16 (8.08%) DevOps
11 14 (7.07%) Analytics
11 14 (7.07%) Email Marketing
12 12 (6.06%) Open Source
12 12 (6.06%) Web Application Development
13 10 (5.05%) B2B
14 9 (4.55%) Data Integration
14 9 (4.55%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.55%) Scrum
15 7 (3.54%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 162 (81.82%) PHP
2 138 (69.70%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.55%) SQL
4 7 (3.54%) Java
5 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.02%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.01%) Perl
8 2 (1.01%) Python
8 2 (1.01%) Ruby
8 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Docker
1 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) cPanel
2 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (13.13%) Zend
2 18 (9.09%) Google
3 13 (6.57%) Adobe
3 13 (6.57%) Facebook
4 8 (4.04%) Twitter
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle
7 2 (1.01%) Apple
7 2 (1.01%) Perforce
8 1 (0.51%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) hybris
Preston, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum 28K-30K+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bunbury, Cheshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Macbook + Additional Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Altrincham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
ECOM
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago