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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 129 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 1.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £32,500 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.43% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,500 £71,500
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
356 511 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.89% 22.23% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 295 394 358
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) CMS
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) SEO
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Drupal
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (18.18%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 2 (18.18%) Joomla!
3 2 (18.18%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Kentico
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Movable Type
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Manager
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) ExpressJS
7 1 (9.09%) OOCSS
7 1 (9.09%) Sass
7 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) UX Design
3 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Plesk
1 1 (9.09%) cPanel
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Ektron
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook