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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 198 174 158
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 52 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.01% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.78% 4.85% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 46
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1377 1279 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.50% 20.87% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1091 837
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 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
Dorset +9 22 £27,000 -28.00% 3
Bristol -31 10 £26,500 -4.50% 3
Somerset +19 8 £27,250 -9.16%
Cornwall - 4 £25,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,750 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (97.17%) HTML
2 99 (93.40%) CSS
3 94 (88.68%) JavaScript
3 94 (88.68%) PHP
4 69 (65.09%) jQuery
5 63 (59.43%) MySQL
6 46 (43.40%) Drupal
7 42 (39.62%) CMS
8 41 (38.68%) HTML5
9 37 (34.91%) CSS3
9 37 (34.91%) Git (software)
10 34 (32.08%) MVC
11 32 (30.19%) Magento
12 28 (26.42%) Zend
13 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
14 25 (23.58%) Web Development
15 24 (22.64%) Node.js
15 24 (22.64%) User Experience
16 23 (21.70%) LAMP
17 22 (20.75%) Joomla!
17 22 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
18 20 (18.87%) Marketing
19 19 (17.92%) Photoshop
19 19 (17.92%) Linux
19 19 (17.92%) OO
20 18 (16.98%) Laravel
21 17 (16.04%) OO PHP
21 17 (16.04%) Symfony
21 17 (16.04%) CakePHP
22 14 (13.21%) Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (43.40%) Drupal
2 42 (39.62%) CMS
3 24 (22.64%) Node.js
4 22 (20.75%) Joomla!
5 10 (9.43%) Apache
5 10 (9.43%) Moodle
6 5 (4.72%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.83%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.89%) Kentico
8 2 (1.89%) nginx
8 2 (1.89%) DNN
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.89%) InDesign
2 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Magento
2 2 (1.89%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (59.43%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (34.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.38%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) Grunt
5 4 (3.77%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
7 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 20 (18.87%) Marketing
2 5 (4.72%) Advertising
3 4 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Finance
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (95.28%) Developer
2 53 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 36 (33.96%) PHP Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Junior
6 12 (11.32%) Junior Developer
7 11 (10.38%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.49%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (6.60%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Designer
9 7 (6.60%) Junior Web Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Web Designer
10 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Junior PHP Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Lead Web Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 3 (2.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (97.17%) HTML
2 99 (93.40%) CSS
3 69 (65.09%) jQuery
4 41 (38.68%) HTML5
5 37 (34.91%) CSS3
6 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
7 23 (21.70%) LAMP
8 18 (16.98%) Laravel
9 17 (16.04%) CakePHP
9 17 (16.04%) Symfony
10 12 (11.32%) XHTML
10 12 (11.32%) Sass
11 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (10.38%) .NET
12 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.55%) LESS
13 7 (6.60%) XML
13 7 (6.60%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.66%) Web Services
15 5 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) User Experience
2 4 (3.77%) Photography
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Arduino
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Social Network
4 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) MVC
2 25 (23.58%) Web Development
3 22 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (17.92%) OO
5 17 (16.04%) OO PHP
6 14 (13.21%) Web Design
7 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.55%) OOP
9 7 (6.60%) Scrum
9 7 (6.60%) CRM
10 6 (5.66%) SEO
10 6 (5.66%) Open Source
11 5 (4.72%) Kanban
12 4 (3.77%) Online Marketing
12 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.77%) Content Management
13 3 (2.83%) Project Management
14 2 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (1.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (88.68%) JavaScript
1 94 (88.68%) PHP
2 8 (7.55%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) C#
3 7 (6.60%) PHP5
4 5 (4.72%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) Python
6 2 (1.89%) Scala
6 2 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.94%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Zend
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe
3 7 (6.60%) Google
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.77%) Facebook
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) Zoho
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