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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 155 142 177
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 8 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 2.41% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
645 665 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.44% 21.16% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 395 425 594
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 29 April 2016. 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 +8 6 £39,000 +34.48%
Dundee +4 2 £36,250 +26.08% 1
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) PHP
4 12 (63.16%) HTML5
4 12 (63.16%) CSS3
5 10 (52.63%) Drupal
6 9 (47.37%) CMS
7 8 (42.11%) Sass
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 6 (31.58%) Web Development
9 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 5 (26.32%) Marketing
10 5 (26.32%) LAMP
11 4 (21.05%) Ajax
11 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
11 4 (21.05%) Linux
11 4 (21.05%) MySQL
11 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
11 4 (21.05%) User Experience
12 3 (15.79%) SQL
12 3 (15.79%) Subversion
12 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (15.79%) JSON
12 3 (15.79%) Laravel
13 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
13 2 (10.53%) Social Media
13 2 (10.53%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Drupal
2 9 (47.37%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) Bower
3 2 (10.53%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) Mocha
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) PHP Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CMS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Designer
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) Head of Design
7 1 (5.26%) Head of Digital
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Digital Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS3
2 12 (63.16%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) Sass
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) LAMP
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) Laravel
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
8 2 (10.53%) React
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
9 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (5.26%) RESTful
9 1 (5.26%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Debian
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) ClojureScript
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe
1 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
1 1 (5.26%) Zend
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