The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 135 158 151
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 1.25% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 7
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
WordPress
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
664 882 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.09% 22.09% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 420 586 418
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WordPress
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Scotland region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Scotland

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Scotland

WordPress
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 7 £30,750 -5.38% 2
Glasgow +12 6 £35,000 +55.55%
Dundee - 2 £28,750 - 1
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) PHP
4 17 (50.00%) MySQL
4 17 (50.00%) HTML5
5 13 (38.24%) Marketing
5 13 (38.24%) jQuery
6 12 (35.29%) CMS
7 11 (32.35%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) LAMP
8 9 (26.47%) OO
8 9 (26.47%) Drupal
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (20.59%) Advertising
10 7 (20.59%) Adobe
11 6 (17.65%) Web Development
11 6 (17.65%) Photography
11 6 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Big Data
12 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
12 5 (14.71%) Mercurial
12 5 (14.71%) DevOps
12 5 (14.71%) PHP5
12 5 (14.71%) Android
12 5 (14.71%) Flash
13 4 (11.76%) XML

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (35.29%) CMS
2 9 (26.47%) Drupal
3 4 (11.76%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Mercurial
3 4 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.94%) Moq
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 13 (38.24%) Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) PHP Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Designer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Designer
5 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Coordinator
6 4 (11.76%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Design Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Multimedia Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (50.00%) HTML5
3 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 11 (32.35%) CSS3
5 9 (26.47%) LAMP
6 5 (14.71%) Flash
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 4 (11.76%) Laravel
7 4 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) AutoMapper
9 1 (2.94%) Lucene.Net
9 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Photography
2 4 (11.76%) Social Media
2 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Android
1 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) OO
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Web Development
3 6 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Pay per click
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Web Marketing
5 4 (11.76%) Android Development
5 4 (11.76%) iOS Development
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (11.76%) Use Case
5 4 (11.76%) Email Marketing
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) PHP5
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) Appcelerator
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
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