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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 140 135 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 2.09% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
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
417 430 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.01% 17.81% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 306 345 339
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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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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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 October 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) HTML5
3 14 (82.35%) CSS3
3 14 (82.35%) jQuery
4 13 (76.47%) Drupal
4 13 (76.47%) PHP
5 12 (70.59%) Marketing
6 11 (64.71%) MySQL
7 9 (52.94%) CMS
8 8 (47.06%) SEO
9 6 (35.29%) Ajax
9 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (29.41%) User Experience
10 5 (29.41%) LAMP
10 5 (29.41%) OO
11 4 (23.53%) Degree
11 4 (23.53%) Interactive Media
11 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 4 (23.53%) Subversion
11 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
11 4 (23.53%) OOD
11 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 3 (17.65%) REST
12 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 3 (17.65%) .NET
12 3 (17.65%) SOAP
12 3 (17.65%) PHP5
13 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 13 (76.47%) Drupal
2 9 (52.94%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
3 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Movable Type
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.88%) Kentico
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (70.59%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Web Developer
3 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
4 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) HTML5
3 14 (82.35%) jQuery
3 14 (82.35%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) Ajax
4 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) Flash
8 1 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (5.88%) ExpressJS
8 1 (5.88%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) SEO
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Ektron
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook