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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 169 156 187
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 74 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.36% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 6.32% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 40
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £36,350
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
1350 1219 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.95% 21.46% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1064 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -3 35 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Wiltshire -4 17 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Bristol -10 14 £32,500 - 2
Somerset +5 5 £27,000 +17.39% 2
Gloucestershire -19 2 £32,000 -1.53%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 117 (90.70%) CSS
2 113 (87.60%) JavaScript
3 109 (84.50%) PHP
4 106 (82.17%) HTML
5 81 (62.79%) jQuery
6 72 (55.81%) MySQL
7 54 (41.86%) Drupal
8 43 (33.33%) MVC
8 43 (33.33%) HTML5
9 41 (31.78%) CMS
10 29 (22.48%) Finance
10 29 (22.48%) CSS3
11 27 (20.93%) Marketing
12 25 (19.38%) Linux
12 25 (19.38%) AngularJS
13 24 (18.60%) C#
13 24 (18.60%) .NET
13 24 (18.60%) Joomla!
14 23 (17.83%) OOP
14 23 (17.83%) E-Commerce
15 21 (16.28%) SQL
16 20 (15.50%) Magento
16 20 (15.50%) Laravel
16 20 (15.50%) Zend
16 20 (15.50%) CakePHP
17 19 (14.73%) SEO
18 18 (13.95%) OO
18 18 (13.95%) XML
19 17 (13.18%) Git (software)
19 17 (13.18%) User Experience

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 54 (41.86%) Drupal
2 41 (31.78%) CMS
3 24 (18.60%) Joomla!
4 14 (10.85%) Apache
5 9 (6.98%) nginx
6 6 (4.65%) Node.js
7 5 (3.88%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.33%) Moodle
9 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.78%) Kentico
9 1 (0.78%) Lync
9 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.78%) DNN
9 1 (0.78%) Magnolia
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) GIMP
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Magento
2 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.55%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.78%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) LAN
1 1 (0.78%) WLAN
1 1 (0.78%) WAN
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (55.81%) MySQL
2 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) FileMaker
6 2 (1.55%) Redis
6 2 (1.55%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.55%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.85%) Subversion
3 3 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Xdebug
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Marketing
3 8 (6.20%) Games
4 5 (3.88%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (95.35%) Developer
2 71 (55.04%) Web Developer
3 39 (30.23%) PHP Developer
4 31 (24.03%) Senior Developer
5 22 (17.05%) PHP Web Developer
6 21 (16.28%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (10.85%) Senior Web Developer
8 13 (10.08%) .NET Developer
9 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.98%) Junior Developer
10 9 (6.98%) Junior
11 8 (6.20%) Junior Web Developer
11 8 (6.20%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Front-End Web Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Junior PHP Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Programmer
13 5 (3.88%) Junior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (90.70%) CSS
2 106 (82.17%) HTML
3 81 (62.79%) jQuery
4 43 (33.33%) HTML5
5 29 (22.48%) CSS3
6 25 (19.38%) AngularJS
7 24 (18.60%) .NET
8 20 (15.50%) Laravel
8 20 (15.50%) CakePHP
9 18 (13.95%) XML
10 15 (11.63%) LAMP
11 14 (10.85%) XHTML
11 14 (10.85%) Symfony
12 13 (10.08%) Ajax
12 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET
13 11 (8.53%) JSON
14 10 (7.75%) .NET Framework
14 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) User Experience
2 4 (3.10%) Social Network
2 4 (3.10%) Social Media
2 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.55%) Open Source
3 2 (1.55%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.78%) W3C
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.78%) Animation
4 1 (0.78%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) MVC
2 23 (17.83%) OOP
2 23 (17.83%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.73%) SEO
4 18 (13.95%) OO
5 16 (12.40%) Content Management
5 16 (12.40%) Web Development
6 12 (9.30%) OO PHP
7 11 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (6.98%) Project Management
9 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.88%) Pay per click
12 4 (3.10%) Analytics
13 3 (2.33%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.33%) CRM
14 2 (1.55%) SOA
14 2 (1.55%) Web Design
14 2 (1.55%) Email Marketing
14 2 (1.55%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (87.60%) JavaScript
2 109 (84.50%) PHP
3 24 (18.60%) C#
4 21 (16.28%) SQL
5 12 (9.30%) PHP5
6 9 (6.98%) Java
7 5 (3.88%) Python
7 5 (3.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
9 1 (0.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) WCAG
1 1 (0.78%) WAI
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (15.50%) Zend
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.88%) Facebook
4 3 (2.33%) Twitter
4 3 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.55%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) Ektron
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
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