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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 190 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 60 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.78% 4.10% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 39
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,125 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1256 1147 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.25% 19.29% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 982 1038
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -2 15 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Devon - 13 £30,000 - 3
Bristol +14 9 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Gloucestershire -3 8 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire +10 7 £35,000 - 2
Somerset -3 6 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (96.15%) HTML
2 123 (94.62%) CSS
3 117 (90.00%) JavaScript
4 115 (88.46%) PHP
5 66 (50.77%) Web Development
6 62 (47.69%) jQuery
7 40 (30.77%) MySQL
7 40 (30.77%) HTML5
8 39 (30.00%) Drupal
9 38 (29.23%) CSS3
10 37 (28.46%) Sass
11 36 (27.69%) MVC
12 35 (26.92%) Marketing
13 33 (25.38%) Magento
13 33 (25.38%) Laravel
14 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
15 26 (20.00%) Web Design
16 25 (19.23%) SOAP
17 23 (17.69%) Web Services
17 23 (17.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (17.69%) Front End Development
18 20 (15.38%) Yii
18 20 (15.38%) Photoshop
19 19 (14.62%) JSON
20 18 (13.85%) CMS
20 18 (13.85%) XML
21 17 (13.08%) Apple
21 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
21 17 (13.08%) Adobe
21 17 (13.08%) RESTful

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 39 (30.00%) Drupal
2 18 (13.85%) CMS
3 17 (13.08%) PrestaShop
4 11 (8.46%) Apache
5 8 (6.15%) Joomla!
6 7 (5.38%) Moodle
7 3 (2.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 15 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (25.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Intranet
2 4 (3.08%) SSH
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) IPsec
3 1 (0.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.92%) Subversion
3 7 (5.38%) Axure RP
3 7 (5.38%) gulp
4 6 (4.62%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.08%) Bower
5 4 (3.08%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 35 (26.92%) Marketing
2 13 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.85%) Publishing
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (85.38%) Developer
2 55 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 34 (26.15%) Web Developer
4 23 (17.69%) WordPress Developer
5 21 (16.15%) Digital Developer
5 21 (16.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (15.38%) Designer
6 20 (15.38%) Junior
6 20 (15.38%) Junior Developer
7 15 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (11.54%) UI Designer
8 14 (10.77%) HTML Developer
9 13 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (10.00%) Web Designer
10 11 (8.46%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (6.92%) Junior Web Developer
12 8 (6.15%) Web UI Designer
13 7 (5.38%) Junior PHP Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 6 (4.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (96.15%) HTML
2 123 (94.62%) CSS
3 62 (47.69%) jQuery
4 40 (30.77%) HTML5
5 38 (29.23%) CSS3
6 37 (28.46%) Sass
7 33 (25.38%) Laravel
8 25 (19.23%) SOAP
9 23 (17.69%) Web Services
10 20 (15.38%) Yii
11 19 (14.62%) JSON
12 18 (13.85%) XML
13 17 (13.08%) RESTful
14 14 (10.77%) Ajax
15 12 (9.23%) .NET
15 12 (9.23%) AngularJS
15 12 (9.23%) CakePHP
15 12 (9.23%) Node.js
16 9 (6.92%) Express
16 9 (6.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) User Experience
2 10 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 10 (7.69%) Social Media
3 5 (3.85%) Photography
4 2 (1.54%) Blog
4 2 (1.54%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Animation
5 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.77%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Linux
2 10 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.77%) Web Development
2 36 (27.69%) MVC
3 26 (20.00%) Web Design
4 23 (17.69%) Front End Development
4 23 (17.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.08%) Data Protection
5 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
5 17 (13.08%) SDLC
6 11 (8.46%) OO
6 11 (8.46%) OOP
7 10 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 10 (7.69%) Wireframes
8 7 (5.38%) Open Source
8 7 (5.38%) Prototyping
8 7 (5.38%) SEO
9 6 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.08%) Coaching
10 4 (3.08%) CRM
10 4 (3.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 115 (88.46%) PHP
3 8 (6.15%) SQL
4 5 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) DICOM
2 1 (0.77%) HL7
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Ansible
2 3 (2.31%) cPanel
3 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Adobe
1 17 (13.08%) Apple
2 10 (7.69%) Zend
3 4 (3.08%) Twitter
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.31%) Sage
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.77%) Google
5 1 (0.77%) VMware
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