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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 138 144 135
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 0.85% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
328 354 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.49% 14.90% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 285 298 403
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) CMS
2 13 (92.86%) Web Design
2 13 (92.86%) Marketing
2 13 (92.86%) Drupal
3 8 (57.14%) Graphic Design
3 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) LESS
5 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
6 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) Social Media
6 4 (28.57%) Magento
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
7 1 (7.14%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) CMS
1 13 (92.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (92.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Coordinator
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (28.57%) Junior
4 4 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (28.57%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) LESS
4 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Graphic Design
2 4 (28.57%) Social Media
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Web Design
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) HubSpot