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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 137 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 2.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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
365 495 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.41% 22.38% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 308 399 347
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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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

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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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 3 (33.33%) SEO
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (11.11%) Kentico
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) OOCSS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) UX Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Plesk
1 1 (11.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
1 1 (11.11%) Ektron