The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 65 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 8 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 1.33% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 5.62% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
WordPress
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
145 178 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 20.74% 23.61% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 147 173
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WordPress
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Oxford region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Oxford

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) jQuery
2 22 (88.00%) PHP
3 19 (76.00%) Drupal
4 14 (56.00%) HTML5
5 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (52.00%) CSS3
5 13 (52.00%) User Experience
5 13 (52.00%) Subversion
6 11 (44.00%) CMS
7 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (40.00%) Open Source
8 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
8 9 (36.00%) GitHub
8 9 (36.00%) Ember.js
8 9 (36.00%) CakePHP
9 8 (32.00%) OO
9 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) OOP
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) REST

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 19 (76.00%) Drupal
2 11 (44.00%) CMS
3 5 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Subversion
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) jQuery
2 14 (56.00%) HTML5
3 13 (52.00%) CSS3
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
5 9 (36.00%) Ember.js
5 9 (36.00%) CakePHP
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) User Experience
2 10 (40.00%) Open Source
3 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
2 5 (20.00%) OOP
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (88.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin