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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 136 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.045% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.26% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £41,250 £43,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -27.50%
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
454 385 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.15% 17.14% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 338 308 377
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
1 17 (89.47%) HTML5
2 16 (84.21%) jQuery
2 16 (84.21%) CSS3
3 15 (78.95%) Drupal
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 15 (78.95%) Marketing
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) CMS
6 7 (36.84%) SEO
7 6 (31.58%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
7 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (26.32%) User Experience
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) LAMP
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Interactive Media
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) OOD
9 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source
10 3 (15.79%) PHP5
10 3 (15.79%) Online Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15 (78.95%) Drupal
2 8 (42.11%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.26%) Movable Type
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.26%) Kentico
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Interactive Media
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Web Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Web Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) HTML5
2 16 (84.21%) CSS3
2 16 (84.21%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) LAMP
5 3 (15.79%) Django
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) Flash
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SEO
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Online Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
1 15 (78.95%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) PHP5
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Ektron
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook