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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 131 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% - 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £28,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
469 403 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.64% 17.33% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 366 321 376
Average salary £46,750 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.72% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Reading

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (85.00%) Drupal
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 15 (75.00%) CSS3
3 15 (75.00%) jQuery
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (70.00%) Marketing
5 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) CMS
7 6 (30.00%) Ajax
7 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) LAMP
8 5 (25.00%) SEO
8 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) OOD
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Data Management
9 4 (20.00%) Content Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (85.00%) Drupal
2 7 (35.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Movable Type
3 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (70.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Interactive Media
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Officer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML5
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) CSS3
2 15 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
3 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (25.00%) LAMP
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Django
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) ExpressJS
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SEO
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) OOD
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Management
2 4 (20.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Online Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat