The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 128 134 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.22% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
435 451 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.51% 20.58% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 355 358 321
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WordPress
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (63.16%) CMS
1 12 (63.16%) Drupal
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 9 (47.37%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) COM
5 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) SLA
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (42.11%) FTP
5 8 (42.11%) Migration
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 8 (42.11%) Alfresco
5 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
5 8 (42.11%) Marketing
5 8 (42.11%) CentOS
5 8 (42.11%) Plesk
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
6 7 (36.84%) CSS3
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Content Management
6 7 (36.84%) Photoshop
7 6 (31.58%) .NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (63.16%) CMS
1 12 (63.16%) Drupal
2 8 (42.11%) Alfresco
3 5 (26.32%) nginx
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Web Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) COM
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) CSS3
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Django
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
2 8 (42.11%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Online Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Data Security
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) SEO
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
1 8 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Google