The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 172 154 170
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 62 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 1.11% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 5.86% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 38
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1275 989 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.81% 18.88% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 837 903
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,388 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Bristol +8 20 £27,750 -11.90% 4
Dorset -3 18 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Wiltshire +7 15 £30,500 -11.59%
Devon -23 5 £24,330 -18.90%
Somerset -32 4 £30,000 - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 108 (87.10%) PHP
2 102 (82.26%) HTML
3 101 (81.45%) CSS
4 88 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 59 (47.58%) MySQL
6 56 (45.16%) HTML5
7 48 (38.71%) Drupal
8 46 (37.10%) CMS
9 41 (33.06%) jQuery
10 39 (31.45%) CSS3
11 34 (27.42%) E-Commerce
12 29 (23.39%) Magento
13 24 (19.35%) LAMP
13 24 (19.35%) Marketing
14 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
14 22 (17.74%) Open Source
14 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
15 21 (16.94%) Subversion
15 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
15 21 (16.94%) Photoshop
16 20 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (14.52%) MVC
17 18 (14.52%) Python
17 18 (14.52%) PHP5
17 18 (14.52%) Ajax
18 17 (13.71%) Web Development
18 17 (13.71%) Finance
18 17 (13.71%) Fireworks
18 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
19 16 (12.90%) C#

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 48 (38.71%) Drupal
2 46 (37.10%) CMS
3 10 (8.06%) Joomla!
4 8 (6.45%) Apache
5 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) Magnolia
Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Photoshop
2 17 (13.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (23.39%) Magento
2 12 (9.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (47.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.81%) Xdebug
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.35%) Marketing
2 17 (13.71%) Finance
3 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (89.52%) Developer
2 48 (38.71%) PHP Developer
3 46 (37.10%) Web Developer
4 22 (17.74%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (15.32%) Senior Developer
6 16 (12.90%) Front-End Web Developer
7 11 (8.87%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Website Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Junior PHP Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Junior Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Junior
9 9 (7.26%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior Web Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (7.26%) SEO Executive
9 9 (7.26%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 8 (6.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Programmer
11 7 (5.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (82.26%) HTML
2 101 (81.45%) CSS
3 56 (45.16%) HTML5
4 41 (33.06%) jQuery
5 39 (31.45%) CSS3
6 24 (19.35%) LAMP
7 18 (14.52%) Ajax
8 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.10%) XHTML
10 14 (11.29%) .NET
11 11 (8.87%) Laravel
11 11 (8.87%) Flash
11 11 (8.87%) CodeIgniter
12 9 (7.26%) SOAP
12 9 (7.26%) RESTful
13 8 (6.45%) REST
14 7 (5.65%) CakePHP
14 7 (5.65%) Sass
15 6 (4.84%) JSON
16 5 (4.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Open Source
1 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
2 15 (12.10%) Social Media
3 8 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.23%) Blog
5 3 (2.42%) W3C
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) E-Commerce
2 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
3 20 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (14.52%) MVC
5 17 (13.71%) Web Development
6 15 (12.10%) SEO
7 14 (11.29%) OOP
8 12 (9.68%) Pay per click
8 12 (9.68%) Analytics
9 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.42%) TDD
10 3 (2.42%) Content Management
10 3 (2.42%) OO
10 3 (2.42%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (1.61%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (1.61%) B2B
12 1 (0.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (0.81%) Asset Management
12 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (87.10%) PHP
2 88 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.52%) Python
3 18 (14.52%) PHP5
4 16 (12.90%) C#
5 7 (5.65%) Java
5 7 (5.65%) SQL
6 3 (2.42%) PHP4
6 3 (2.42%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
1 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
2 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Facebook
2 13 (10.48%) Zend
3 12 (9.68%) Google
3 12 (9.68%) Adobe
4 5 (4.03%) Twitter
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Lotus
6 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
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