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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 172 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 55 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.89% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 4.79% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 42
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
WordPress
England

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
1232 940 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 18.56% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 794 891
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,330 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Dorset -7 21 £37,500 - 2
Bristol +9 17 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Wiltshire -12 7 £30,500 +10.90%
Devon -12 5 £24,330 -26.27%
Somerset -22 4 £40,000 +23.07% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 103 (84.43%) CSS
2 102 (83.61%) PHP
3 97 (79.51%) HTML
4 90 (73.77%) JavaScript
5 55 (45.08%) MySQL
6 50 (40.98%) jQuery
6 50 (40.98%) HTML5
7 46 (37.70%) Drupal
8 40 (32.79%) CMS
9 31 (25.41%) CSS3
10 30 (24.59%) E-Commerce
11 26 (21.31%) Marketing
12 25 (20.49%) Finance
13 24 (19.67%) Magento
14 23 (18.85%) MVC
15 22 (18.03%) C#
16 21 (17.21%) Git (software)
17 19 (15.57%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (15.57%) Subversion
18 18 (14.75%) Open Source
18 18 (14.75%) Mobile App
19 17 (13.93%) AngularJS
19 17 (13.93%) Photoshop
20 16 (13.11%) XHTML
20 16 (13.11%) LAMP
21 15 (12.30%) .NET
21 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
22 14 (11.48%) PHP5
22 14 (11.48%) OOP
23 13 (10.66%) SEO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 46 (37.70%) Drupal
2 40 (32.79%) CMS
3 9 (7.38%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.10%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Kentico
6 1 (0.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.82%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Photoshop
2 13 (10.66%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Magento
2 10 (8.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (45.08%) MySQL
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.57%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.82%) Xdebug
General
1 26 (21.31%) Marketing
2 25 (20.49%) Finance
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (90.16%) Developer
2 51 (41.80%) Web Developer
3 43 (35.25%) PHP Developer
4 26 (21.31%) Senior Developer
5 22 (18.03%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (13.11%) Front-End Web Developer
7 11 (9.02%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Junior PHP Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Junior
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Junior Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Junior Web Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Website Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 7 (5.74%) SEO Executive
11 6 (4.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (84.43%) CSS
2 97 (79.51%) HTML
3 50 (40.98%) jQuery
3 50 (40.98%) HTML5
4 31 (25.41%) CSS3
5 17 (13.93%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.11%) XHTML
6 16 (13.11%) LAMP
7 15 (12.30%) .NET
8 12 (9.84%) Ajax
9 11 (9.02%) Laravel
9 11 (9.02%) CodeIgniter
10 10 (8.20%) Flash
11 9 (7.38%) RESTful
12 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET
13 7 (5.74%) XML
13 7 (5.74%) JSON
13 7 (5.74%) CakePHP
14 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Open Source
1 18 (14.75%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.66%) Social Media
3 8 (6.56%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.46%) Blog
5 1 (0.82%) W3C
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.82%) Animation
5 1 (0.82%) Photography
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) E-Commerce
2 23 (18.85%) MVC
3 19 (15.57%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.48%) OOP
6 13 (10.66%) SEO
7 11 (9.02%) Analytics
8 10 (8.20%) Web Development
9 9 (7.38%) Pay per click
10 6 (4.92%) Content Management
11 4 (3.28%) OO
12 3 (2.46%) Project Management
12 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.46%) TDD
12 3 (2.46%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (1.64%) Email Marketing
13 2 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
14 1 (0.82%) Web Application Development
14 1 (0.82%) Business Development
14 1 (0.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (83.61%) PHP
2 90 (73.77%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.03%) C#
4 14 (11.48%) PHP5
5 11 (9.02%) Python
5 11 (9.02%) SQL
6 4 (3.28%) Java
7 3 (2.46%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.82%) PHP4
9 1 (0.82%) VBA
9 1 (0.82%) VB
9 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.82%) PhD
1 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) WCAG
2 1 (0.82%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Adobe
1 10 (8.20%) Google
1 10 (8.20%) Zend
1 10 (8.20%) Facebook
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.46%) Twitter
4 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.82%) Ektron
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