The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / South West
Rank 192 175 147
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 39 71 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 1.22% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.06% 5.02% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 109
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
961 1414 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.23% 24.32% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1196 1166
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WordPress
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WordPress Salary Trend in the South West

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

WordPress Salary Histogram in the South West

WordPress
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +11 13 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Bristol -7 10 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Gloucestershire -13 6 £31,250 -21.87%
Devon +5 4 £27,000 +17.39%
Somerset -7 3 £26,250 -44.73%
Cornwall -4 2 £28,500 +58.33%
Wiltshire +21 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 99 (94.29%) JavaScript
1 99 (94.29%) HTML
2 97 (92.38%) CSS
3 93 (88.57%) PHP
4 67 (63.81%) jQuery
5 55 (52.38%) MySQL
6 45 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 44 (41.90%) Web Development
8 39 (37.14%) Drupal
9 34 (32.38%) Laravel
10 33 (31.43%) AngularJS
11 30 (28.57%) Front End Development
12 29 (27.62%) Sass
13 28 (26.67%) MVC
14 24 (22.86%) SOAP
14 24 (22.86%) OOP
15 23 (21.90%) Linux
15 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
15 23 (21.90%) LAMP
16 22 (20.95%) CMS
16 22 (20.95%) Magento
16 22 (20.95%) HTML5
17 19 (18.10%) Node.js
17 19 (18.10%) CSS3
18 16 (15.24%) Photoshop
18 16 (15.24%) User Experience
19 15 (14.29%) XML
19 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (14.29%) CakePHP
20 14 (13.33%) Apache

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (37.14%) Drupal
2 22 (20.95%) CMS
3 14 (13.33%) Apache
4 6 (5.71%) Joomla!
4 6 (5.71%) Moodle
5 3 (2.86%) PrestaShop
6 2 (1.90%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Magento
2 4 (3.81%) Shopify
3 2 (1.90%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.95%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) SSH
2 4 (3.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) IPsec
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (52.38%) MySQL
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (3.81%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.95%) Bower
5 1 (0.95%) gulp
5 1 (0.95%) PhpStorm
General
1 12 (11.43%) Marketing
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (89.52%) Developer
2 59 (56.19%) PHP Developer
3 26 (24.76%) Web Developer
4 24 (22.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (16.19%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 15 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Designer
9 9 (8.57%) Junior
9 9 (8.57%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.57%) Junior PHP Developer
10 8 (7.62%) WordPress Developer
11 7 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.67%) UI Designer
12 6 (5.71%) Digital Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
14 4 (3.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1 (0.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 1 (0.95%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (94.29%) HTML
2 97 (92.38%) CSS
3 67 (63.81%) jQuery
4 34 (32.38%) Laravel
5 33 (31.43%) AngularJS
6 29 (27.62%) Sass
7 24 (22.86%) SOAP
8 23 (21.90%) LAMP
9 22 (20.95%) HTML5
10 19 (18.10%) CSS3
10 19 (18.10%) Node.js
11 15 (14.29%) CakePHP
11 15 (14.29%) XML
12 11 (10.48%) XSLT
13 10 (9.52%) REST
14 9 (8.57%) Backbone.js
14 9 (8.57%) LESS
15 8 (7.62%) HTML5 Canvas
16 7 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
16 7 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) User Experience
2 11 (10.48%) Social Media
3 3 (2.86%) Blog
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) Arduino
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.95%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (0.95%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Web Development
2 30 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 28 (26.67%) MVC
4 24 (22.86%) OOP
5 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
6 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.43%) OO
8 11 (10.48%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 11 (10.48%) Network Management
8 11 (10.48%) OO PHP
9 10 (9.52%) TDD
10 9 (8.57%) Open Source
10 9 (8.57%) SEO
10 9 (8.57%) Wireframes
11 8 (7.62%) BDD
11 8 (7.62%) Kanban
11 8 (7.62%) Migration
11 8 (7.62%) OOD
12 7 (6.67%) Scrum
13 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 99 (94.29%) JavaScript
2 93 (88.57%) PHP
3 6 (5.71%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) PHP 5
4 3 (2.86%) PHP 7
5 2 (1.90%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) DICOM
1 1 (0.95%) HL7
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Zend
2 5 (4.76%) Adobe
3 3 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
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