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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 174 206 178
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 66 44 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.56% 3.16% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 57
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1446 1394 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.78% 22.94% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1180 986
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 25 £37,500 +57.89% 3
Bristol -1 15 £30,000 -
Devon +19 14 £24,000 -15.78% 1
Wiltshire -1 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £38,750 -
Cornwall - 1 £21,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 125 (93.28%) JavaScript
2 124 (92.54%) HTML
2 124 (92.54%) CSS
3 123 (91.79%) PHP
4 77 (57.46%) Web Development
5 76 (56.72%) jQuery
5 76 (56.72%) HTML5
6 75 (55.97%) CSS3
7 66 (49.25%) MySQL
8 51 (38.06%) Drupal
9 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
10 47 (35.07%) CMS
11 43 (32.09%) MVC
12 39 (29.10%) Sass
13 36 (26.87%) Front End Development
14 28 (20.90%) Laravel
15 27 (20.15%) Symfony
16 26 (19.40%) Marketing
16 26 (19.40%) AngularJS
17 23 (17.16%) Magento
18 22 (16.42%) OO
18 22 (16.42%) User Experience
19 21 (15.67%) SQL
19 21 (15.67%) Ajax
20 19 (14.18%) LAMP
20 19 (14.18%) Adobe
20 19 (14.18%) E-Commerce
20 19 (14.18%) Node.js
21 18 (13.43%) Linux
21 18 (13.43%) Web Design

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 51 (38.06%) Drupal
2 47 (35.07%) CMS
3 19 (14.18%) Node.js
4 12 (8.96%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.72%) Joomla!
6 7 (5.22%) ColdFusion
6 7 (5.22%) Umbraco
7 6 (4.48%) PrestaShop
8 4 (2.99%) Moodle
9 3 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.49%) Kentico
10 2 (1.49%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Magento
2 7 (5.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) GitHub
2 3 (2.24%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (49.25%) MySQL
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.70%) Subversion
3 11 (8.21%) gulp
4 8 (5.97%) Grunt
5 7 (5.22%) Bower
5 7 (5.22%) PhpStorm
6 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (19.40%) Marketing
2 7 (5.22%) Advertising
2 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.73%) Publishing
3 5 (3.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (91.04%) Developer
2 61 (45.52%) PHP Developer
3 39 (29.10%) Web Developer
4 24 (17.91%) Junior
4 24 (17.91%) WordPress Developer
5 23 (17.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (15.67%) Senior Developer
7 20 (14.93%) Junior Developer
8 17 (12.69%) Junior Web Developer
9 14 (10.45%) Senior PHP Developer
10 12 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (7.46%) Designer
11 10 (7.46%) Web Designer
12 8 (5.97%) CMS Developer
12 8 (5.97%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (5.97%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (5.97%) HTML Developer
13 6 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
14 5 (3.73%) Digital Developer
14 5 (3.73%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (92.54%) CSS
1 124 (92.54%) HTML
2 76 (56.72%) HTML5
2 76 (56.72%) jQuery
3 75 (55.97%) CSS3
4 39 (29.10%) Sass
5 28 (20.90%) Laravel
6 27 (20.15%) Symfony
7 26 (19.40%) AngularJS
8 21 (15.67%) Ajax
9 19 (14.18%) LAMP
10 18 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (12.69%) .NET
12 13 (9.70%) LESS
13 10 (7.46%) Express
14 9 (6.72%) JSON
14 9 (6.72%) XML
15 8 (5.97%) SOAP
16 7 (5.22%) CakePHP
16 7 (5.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) User Experience
2 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.22%) Social Media
4 5 (3.73%) Photography
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.24%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Unix
3 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.46%) Web Development
2 43 (32.09%) MVC
3 36 (26.87%) Front End Development
4 22 (16.42%) OO
5 19 (14.18%) E-Commerce
6 18 (13.43%) OO PHP
6 18 (13.43%) Web Design
7 17 (12.69%) OOP
8 14 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (8.96%) TDD
10 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.72%) CRM
11 8 (5.97%) Open Source
12 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.22%) Online Marketing
12 7 (5.22%) SEO
13 6 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.48%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.48%) SDLC
13 6 (4.48%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 125 (93.28%) JavaScript
2 123 (91.79%) PHP
3 21 (15.67%) SQL
4 13 (9.70%) C#
5 3 (2.24%) C++
5 3 (2.24%) Java
5 3 (2.24%) Ruby
6 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.49%) XPath
7 1 (0.75%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) Adobe
2 17 (12.69%) Zend
3 6 (4.48%) Apple
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.99%) Sage
5 3 (2.24%) Google
5 3 (2.24%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
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