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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 151 162 158
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.35% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 1.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £26,836 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.10% -2.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
677 887 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.67% 24.10% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 459 592 403
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 11 £32,500 -1.76% 1
Glasgow +4 1 £28,000 -13.84% 2
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 25 (86.21%) CSS
2 25 (86.21%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) PHP
4 15 (51.72%) HTML5
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) CMS
7 10 (34.48%) Marketing
7 10 (34.48%) Drupal
8 9 (31.03%) CSS3
9 8 (27.59%) MySQL
10 7 (24.14%) Web Development
11 6 (20.69%) XML
12 5 (17.24%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) MVC
12 5 (17.24%) Advertising
12 5 (17.24%) Adobe
12 5 (17.24%) Degree
12 5 (17.24%) Social Media
12 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
12 5 (17.24%) Magento
12 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (13.79%) Web Marketing
13 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
13 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
13 4 (13.79%) Network Security
13 4 (13.79%) Email Marketing
13 4 (13.79%) PHP5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (37.93%) CMS
2 10 (34.48%) Drupal
3 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) InDesign
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (34.48%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Web Developer
3 7 (24.14%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Web Designer
5 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
5 4 (13.79%) Designer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Multimedia Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) HTML
1 25 (86.21%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) HTML5
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) CSS3
5 6 (20.69%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.79%) XHTML
7 4 (13.79%) RSS
7 4 (13.79%) LAMP
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) Laravel
9 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
9 1 (3.45%) REST
9 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Social Media
2 2 (6.90%) Photography
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Web Development
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Email Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
3 4 (13.79%) Web Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Pay per click
5 2 (6.90%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) PHP5
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.45%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook
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