The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 130 136 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 0.77% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £41,250 £25,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
424 390 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.14% 16.79% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 306 310 342
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WordPress
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Reading

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML5
2 15 (88.24%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) CSS3
3 14 (82.35%) Drupal
3 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (82.35%) PHP
3 14 (82.35%) Marketing
4 10 (58.82%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) CMS
6 7 (41.18%) SEO
7 6 (35.29%) Ajax
7 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (29.41%) User Experience
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) LAMP
8 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) OOD
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Interactive Media
9 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 3 (17.65%) PHP5
10 3 (17.65%) Open Source
10 3 (17.65%) Ruby
10 3 (17.65%) Subversion
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (82.35%) Drupal
2 8 (47.06%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Movable Type
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Kentico
4 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (82.35%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Interactive Media
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Web Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Manager
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML5
2 15 (88.24%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.76%) Django
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) ExpressJS
8 1 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SEO
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) PHP5
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Ektron
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com