The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 134 182 204
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 114 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.58% 4.12% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 100 49 42
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £19,200 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.19%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1504 1383 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.90% 19.16% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1196 1362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
England

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 July 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 July 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 +47 76 £32,500 +18.18% 13
Cheshire -4 26 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Lancashire +3 12 £24,000 -17.24% 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 197 (90.37%) HTML
2 177 (81.19%) CSS
3 154 (70.64%) PHP
4 145 (66.51%) JavaScript
5 105 (48.17%) Magento
6 102 (46.79%) jQuery
7 101 (46.33%) CMS
8 89 (40.83%) MySQL
9 78 (35.78%) HTML5
10 75 (34.40%) E-Commerce
11 72 (33.03%) Marketing
12 62 (28.44%) CSS3
13 58 (26.61%) SEO
14 45 (20.64%) MVC
15 41 (18.81%) SQL
16 39 (17.89%) .NET
16 39 (17.89%) Sitecore
17 35 (16.06%) Responsive Web Design
18 34 (15.60%) Sitecore CMS
19 33 (15.14%) C#
19 33 (15.14%) Drupal
20 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
20 32 (14.68%) Umbraco
21 31 (14.22%) Web Design
22 30 (13.76%) Photoshop
23 29 (13.30%) Web Development
24 25 (11.47%) ASP.NET
25 23 (10.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 22 (10.09%) Sass
27 21 (9.63%) Social Media

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 101 (46.33%) CMS
2 34 (15.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 33 (15.14%) Drupal
4 32 (14.68%) Umbraco
5 11 (5.05%) IIS
6 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.75%) Confluence
7 6 (2.75%) concrete5
7 6 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.75%) Commerce Server
8 5 (2.29%) Facebook Platform
8 5 (2.29%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.83%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.83%) Apache
10 3 (1.38%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (13.76%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 105 (48.17%) Magento
2 10 (4.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) Intranet
1 5 (2.29%) DNS
2 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (40.83%) MySQL
2 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.72%) PhoneGap
3 11 (5.05%) Grunt
4 10 (4.59%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.59%) Subversion
5 9 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.21%) JIRA
7 3 (1.38%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.38%) Sublime Text
8 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.92%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 72 (33.03%) Marketing
2 10 (4.59%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Advertising
2 10 (4.59%) Retail
3 7 (3.21%) Games
4 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (93.12%) Developer
2 72 (33.03%) Web Developer
3 65 (29.82%) PHP Developer
4 55 (25.23%) Front-End Developer
5 26 (11.93%) Magento Developer
6 20 (9.17%) C# Developer
7 18 (8.26%) Front-End Web Developer
7 18 (8.26%) PHP Magento Developer
8 16 (7.34%) Junior
9 15 (6.88%) Junior Developer
10 14 (6.42%) Senior Developer
10 14 (6.42%) WordPress Developer
11 12 (5.50%) .NET Developer
12 11 (5.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 10 (4.59%) HTML Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Junior Web Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Web Designer
14 9 (4.13%) Senior Web Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Designer
15 8 (3.67%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (90.37%) HTML
2 177 (81.19%) CSS
3 102 (46.79%) jQuery
4 78 (35.78%) HTML5
5 62 (28.44%) CSS3
6 39 (17.89%) .NET
7 25 (11.47%) ASP.NET
8 23 (10.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (10.09%) Sass
10 21 (9.63%) XHTML
11 17 (7.80%) Ajax
12 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (5.96%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (5.50%) SOAP
14 11 (5.05%) LINQ
14 11 (5.05%) Web Services
15 10 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (3.67%) Backbone.js
17 7 (3.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Social Media
2 20 (9.17%) W3C
3 14 (6.42%) Open Source
4 13 (5.96%) FMCG
5 8 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.83%) NHS
8 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.38%) Xbox
9 2 (0.92%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.92%) Statistics
9 2 (0.92%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.46%) Blog
10 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.80%) Android
2 16 (7.34%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.42%) Linux
4 7 (3.21%) Windows
5 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.40%) E-Commerce
2 58 (26.61%) SEO
3 45 (20.64%) MVC
4 35 (16.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (14.22%) Web Design
6 29 (13.30%) Web Development
7 19 (8.72%) OO
8 15 (6.88%) Pay per click
9 14 (6.42%) OOP
9 14 (6.42%) Analytics
10 13 (5.96%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.50%) Online Marketing
11 12 (5.50%) OO PHP
11 12 (5.50%) Email Marketing
11 12 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.59%) Project Management
12 10 (4.59%) Content Management
13 9 (4.13%) Time Management
14 8 (3.67%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (3.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 154 (70.64%) PHP
2 145 (66.51%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.81%) SQL
4 33 (15.14%) C#
5 11 (5.05%) PHP5
6 7 (3.21%) Java
7 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (5.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) HND
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (17.89%) Sitecore
2 18 (8.26%) Google
3 14 (6.42%) Twitter
4 12 (5.50%) Facebook
5 11 (5.05%) Zend
6 10 (4.59%) Adobe
7 6 (2.75%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.75%) IBM
7 6 (2.75%) ATG
8 5 (2.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.29%) F5
8 5 (2.29%) EPiServer
8 5 (2.29%) Ektron
9 4 (1.83%) Eloqua
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle
9 4 (1.83%) Sun
10 3 (1.38%) Sony
11 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.46%) Appcelerator
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £25,000-£35,000
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
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Cheshire
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Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
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