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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 147 159 195
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 96 78 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 1.32% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.19% 5.95% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 95 70 35
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
1336 1311 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.11% 22.13% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1143 1032
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 48 £30,000 -11.76% 11
Bristol +1 23 £40,000 +23.07%
Wiltshire -7 14 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Somerset +5 5 £27,000 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -17 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Devon -5 1 £24,000 +6.66% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 136 (95.77%) CSS
2 132 (92.96%) JavaScript
3 125 (88.03%) HTML
4 120 (84.51%) PHP
5 93 (65.49%) jQuery
6 85 (59.86%) MySQL
7 68 (47.89%) Drupal
8 53 (37.32%) HTML5
9 52 (36.62%) MVC
10 50 (35.21%) CMS
11 42 (29.58%) CSS3
12 35 (24.65%) Linux
13 34 (23.94%) AngularJS
14 31 (21.83%) OO
15 30 (21.13%) Magento
16 29 (20.42%) .NET
17 28 (19.72%) Joomla!
17 28 (19.72%) OOP
18 27 (19.01%) Zend
18 27 (19.01%) CakePHP
18 27 (19.01%) Finance
18 27 (19.01%) Marketing
19 26 (18.31%) C#
20 25 (17.61%) Laravel
20 25 (17.61%) Web Development
21 24 (16.90%) SQL
22 22 (15.49%) XML
22 22 (15.49%) User Experience
23 21 (14.79%) SEO
23 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (47.89%) Drupal
2 50 (35.21%) CMS
3 28 (19.72%) Joomla!
4 18 (12.68%) Apache
5 17 (11.97%) nginx
6 14 (9.86%) Node.js
7 5 (3.52%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.70%) Kentico
9 1 (0.70%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.70%) DNN
9 1 (0.70%) Magnolia
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) GIMP
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (21.13%) Magento
2 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.41%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) PaaS
2 2 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) WLAN
1 1 (0.70%) WAN
1 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (59.86%) MySQL
2 17 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.63%) Redis
6 8 (5.63%) Neo4j
6 8 (5.63%) MariaDB
6 8 (5.63%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.82%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.86%) Subversion
3 3 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
1 27 (19.01%) Marketing
2 9 (6.34%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (97.89%) Developer
2 69 (48.59%) Web Developer
3 41 (28.87%) PHP Developer
4 32 (22.54%) Front-End Developer
5 30 (21.13%) Senior Developer
6 24 (16.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (11.27%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.75%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Junior
12 6 (4.23%) Junior Web Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
13 5 (3.52%) Magento Developer
14 4 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (95.77%) CSS
2 125 (88.03%) HTML
3 93 (65.49%) jQuery
4 53 (37.32%) HTML5
5 42 (29.58%) CSS3
6 34 (23.94%) AngularJS
7 29 (20.42%) .NET
8 27 (19.01%) CakePHP
9 25 (17.61%) Laravel
10 22 (15.49%) XML
11 17 (11.97%) Symfony
12 15 (10.56%) LAMP
13 14 (9.86%) JSON
13 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
14 13 (9.15%) Spring
14 13 (9.15%) Ajax
14 13 (9.15%) Backbone.js
14 13 (9.15%) Ember.js
15 12 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) User Experience
2 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.23%) Social Network
4 3 (2.11%) Social Media
4 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Animation
6 1 (0.70%) Photography
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.65%) Linux
2 3 (2.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) MVC
2 31 (21.83%) OO
3 28 (19.72%) OOP
4 25 (17.61%) Web Development
5 21 (14.79%) SEO
5 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce
6 20 (14.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (13.38%) OO PHP
8 15 (10.56%) Content Management
9 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.63%) SOA
10 8 (5.63%) Project Management
11 6 (4.23%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.52%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (2.82%) Analytics
13 4 (2.82%) CRM
14 3 (2.11%) Pay per click
14 3 (2.11%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.11%) Web Design
15 2 (1.41%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 132 (92.96%) JavaScript
2 120 (84.51%) PHP
3 26 (18.31%) C#
4 24 (16.90%) SQL
5 16 (11.27%) Java
6 14 (9.86%) PHP5
7 13 (9.15%) Ruby
8 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.11%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Vagrant
1 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) cPanel
2 1 (0.70%) Webmin
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Zend
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.93%) Facebook
4 4 (2.82%) Adobe
5 3 (2.11%) Twitter
5 3 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.70%) Ektron
7 1 (0.70%) Apple
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