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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 129 136 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.044% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 0.23% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
463 431 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.34% 18.95% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 362 347 378
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 1 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (81.82%) Drupal
2 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 14 (63.64%) Marketing
4 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 14 (63.64%) CSS3
4 14 (63.64%) HTML5
5 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) MySQL
7 9 (40.91%) CMS
8 8 (36.36%) Degree
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) Python
10 5 (22.73%) Ajax
10 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) CentOS
11 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
11 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) Django
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
11 4 (18.18%) Plesk
11 4 (18.18%) Open Source
11 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
11 4 (18.18%) Migration

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (81.82%) Drupal
2 9 (40.91%) CMS
3 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (63.64%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Interactive Media
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Web Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 4 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) UI Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
2 14 (63.64%) CSS3
2 14 (63.64%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) Ajax
3 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) Django
4 4 (18.18%) LAMP
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) CentOS
2 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Data Management
2 4 (18.18%) Content Management
2 4 (18.18%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) SEO
2 4 (18.18%) OOD
2 4 (18.18%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PHP5
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 4 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft