The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 75 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 5 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.65% 1.43% 4.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 6.15% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 28
Average salary £30,000 £29,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -11.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,550 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £34,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
WordPress
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
206 130 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.82% 23.17% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 194 113 140
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WordPress
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

WordPress Salary Trend in Somerset

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Somerset

WordPress
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Bath -14 3 £26,000 -12.60% 2
Street -12 2 £40,000 -
WordPress
South West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Drupal
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Photography
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) SEO Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (20.00%) Photography
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £18k - 27.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago