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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 192 160 123
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -37
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 46 67 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 1.13% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 5.57% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 66 82
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1403 1202 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.77% 20.25% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1032 967
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,750
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bristol -14 14 £26,250 -10.25%
Dorset 0 13 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Somerset +23 7 £30,000 +15.38% 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,750 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £23,500 -
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 154 (97.47%) CSS
2 150 (94.94%) HTML
2 150 (94.94%) JavaScript
3 140 (88.61%) PHP
4 114 (72.15%) jQuery
5 96 (60.76%) Drupal
6 94 (59.49%) MySQL
7 71 (44.94%) CMS
8 66 (41.77%) MVC
9 65 (41.14%) CSS3
10 61 (38.61%) HTML5
11 60 (37.97%) Magento
12 57 (36.08%) Zend
13 56 (35.44%) AngularJS
14 54 (34.18%) Joomla!
15 50 (31.65%) OO
16 49 (31.01%) CakePHP
17 48 (30.38%) Web Development
18 39 (24.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (23.42%) User Experience
20 36 (22.78%) Git (software)
21 33 (20.89%) Symfony
22 32 (20.25%) OO PHP
23 31 (19.62%) Marketing
23 31 (19.62%) OOP
24 29 (18.35%) Laravel
25 28 (17.72%) Node.js
25 28 (17.72%) Linux
26 25 (15.82%) LAMP
26 25 (15.82%) MongoDB

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (60.76%) Drupal
2 71 (44.94%) CMS
3 54 (34.18%) Joomla!
4 28 (17.72%) Node.js
5 19 (12.03%) Apache
6 12 (7.59%) Moodle
7 11 (6.96%) nginx
8 6 (3.80%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.27%) DNN
10 2 (1.27%) SilverStripe
10 2 (1.27%) Kentico
11 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (4.43%) InDesign
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 60 (37.97%) Magento
2 6 (3.80%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.80%) PaaS
3 5 (3.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (59.49%) MySQL
2 25 (15.82%) MongoDB
3 23 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.43%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.80%) Redis
6 6 (3.80%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 36 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.23%) Subversion
3 12 (7.59%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Grunt
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 31 (19.62%) Marketing
2 12 (7.59%) Multimedia
3 7 (4.43%) Finance
4 4 (2.53%) Games
4 4 (2.53%) Advertising
5 3 (1.90%) Electronics
5 3 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (94.94%) Developer
2 66 (41.77%) Web Developer
3 51 (32.28%) Front-End Developer
4 41 (25.95%) PHP Developer
5 20 (12.66%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.76%) Junior
7 16 (10.13%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Drupal Developer
8 14 (8.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.33%) Junior Developer
9 10 (6.33%) Web Designer
9 10 (6.33%) Designer
9 10 (6.33%) OO PHP Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (5.06%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 8 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Magento Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Junior Designer
12 7 (4.43%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (97.47%) CSS
2 150 (94.94%) HTML
3 114 (72.15%) jQuery
4 65 (41.14%) CSS3
5 61 (38.61%) HTML5
6 56 (35.44%) AngularJS
7 49 (31.01%) CakePHP
8 33 (20.89%) Symfony
9 29 (18.35%) Laravel
10 25 (15.82%) LAMP
11 19 (12.03%) .NET
12 17 (10.76%) XML
13 15 (9.49%) Sass
13 15 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (8.86%) Backbone.js
14 14 (8.86%) XHTML
15 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
16 11 (6.96%) Ember.js
16 11 (6.96%) Spring
17 10 (6.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.42%) User Experience
2 8 (5.06%) Social Network
2 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.43%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.16%) Photography
6 3 (1.90%) Arduino
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) CentOS
2 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) MVC
2 50 (31.65%) OO
3 48 (30.38%) Web Development
4 39 (24.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (20.25%) OO PHP
6 31 (19.62%) OOP
7 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
8 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (9.49%) Web Design
10 11 (6.96%) Scrum
10 11 (6.96%) SEO
11 10 (6.33%) Kanban
12 9 (5.70%) Open Source
13 8 (5.06%) Content Management
14 7 (4.43%) CRM
15 6 (3.80%) SOA
16 5 (3.16%) Data Analysis
16 5 (3.16%) Project Planning
17 4 (2.53%) Digital Marketing
17 4 (2.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (94.94%) JavaScript
2 140 (88.61%) PHP
3 17 (10.76%) SQL
4 16 (10.13%) C#
5 14 (8.86%) Ruby
6 13 (8.23%) Java
7 9 (5.70%) PHP5
8 3 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (1.90%) Python
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Vagrant
1 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Plesk
Vendors
1 57 (36.08%) Zend
2 15 (9.49%) Adobe
3 11 (6.96%) Facebook
4 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.43%) Google
6 3 (1.90%) Twitter
6 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) Zoho
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
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