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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 155 173 134
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 86 45 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.85% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.39% 4.39% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 39 84
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
1346 1026 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.46% 19.43% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 868 1107
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Dorset +13 47 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Bristol +1 22 £30,000 - 4
Somerset +7 6 £26,750 -0.92% 6
Wiltshire -2 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,250 -
Devon -9 1 £28,500 -9.52%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 186 (98.94%) CSS
2 182 (96.81%) HTML
2 182 (96.81%) JavaScript
3 165 (87.77%) PHP
4 131 (69.68%) jQuery
5 116 (61.70%) MySQL
6 113 (60.11%) Drupal
7 86 (45.74%) CMS
8 82 (43.62%) MVC
9 77 (40.96%) HTML5
10 72 (38.30%) CSS3
11 69 (36.70%) Magento
11 69 (36.70%) Zend
12 68 (36.17%) AngularJS
13 66 (35.11%) Joomla!
14 64 (34.04%) OO
15 62 (32.98%) Web Development
15 62 (32.98%) CakePHP
16 49 (26.06%) User Experience
17 44 (23.40%) OOP
18 41 (21.81%) Symfony
18 41 (21.81%) OO PHP
18 41 (21.81%) Laravel
19 40 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (20.74%) Marketing
21 37 (19.68%) Linux
22 30 (15.96%) Apache
22 30 (15.96%) E-Commerce
23 28 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
24 27 (14.36%) Git (software)

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 113 (60.11%) Drupal
2 86 (45.74%) CMS
3 66 (35.11%) Joomla!
4 30 (15.96%) Apache
5 25 (13.30%) Node.js
6 20 (10.64%) nginx
7 14 (7.45%) Moodle
8 8 (4.26%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.06%) DNN
9 2 (1.06%) Kentico
9 2 (1.06%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 26 (13.83%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.72%) InDesign
4 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 69 (36.70%) Magento
2 8 (4.26%) Zen Cart
3 4 (2.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) PaaS
2 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) SMS
1 1 (0.53%) FTP
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (61.70%) MySQL
2 28 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.17%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.79%) MariaDB
7 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.26%) Redis
7 8 (4.26%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.13%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.45%) Dreamweaver
2 14 (7.45%) Subversion
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (20.74%) Marketing
2 18 (9.57%) Finance
3 16 (8.51%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.32%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 180 (95.74%) Developer
2 93 (49.47%) Web Developer
3 52 (27.66%) PHP Developer
3 52 (27.66%) Front-End Developer
4 34 (18.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 19 (10.11%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.98%) Junior
6 15 (7.98%) Drupal Developer
7 13 (6.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Magento Developer
9 11 (5.85%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.32%) OO PHP Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Designer
11 9 (4.79%) Web Designer
12 8 (4.26%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.26%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Junior Web Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Junior Web Designer
13 7 (3.72%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (98.94%) CSS
2 182 (96.81%) HTML
3 131 (69.68%) jQuery
4 77 (40.96%) HTML5
5 72 (38.30%) CSS3
6 68 (36.17%) AngularJS
7 62 (32.98%) CakePHP
8 41 (21.81%) Symfony
8 41 (21.81%) Laravel
9 26 (13.83%) LAMP
10 23 (12.23%) .NET
11 20 (10.64%) XML
12 19 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (7.45%) Ember.js
13 14 (7.45%) Backbone.js
13 14 (7.45%) Spring
14 12 (6.38%) Sass
15 10 (5.32%) Web Services
15 10 (5.32%) JSON
16 9 (4.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.06%) User Experience
2 12 (6.38%) Social Network
3 8 (4.26%) Open Source
3 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.72%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.60%) Photography
5 3 (1.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.68%) Linux
2 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.60%) UNIX
2 3 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (43.62%) MVC
2 64 (34.04%) OO
3 62 (32.98%) Web Development
4 44 (23.40%) OOP
5 41 (21.81%) OO PHP
6 40 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (15.96%) E-Commerce
8 22 (11.70%) SEO
9 16 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.51%) Content Management
10 13 (6.91%) Web Design
11 9 (4.79%) Scrum
12 8 (4.26%) SOA
12 8 (4.26%) Kanban
13 7 (3.72%) CRM
14 6 (3.19%) Project Management
14 6 (3.19%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (2.66%) Data Analysis
15 5 (2.66%) Analytics
15 5 (2.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 182 (96.81%) JavaScript
2 165 (87.77%) PHP
3 23 (12.23%) SQL
4 21 (11.17%) C#
5 16 (8.51%) Java
5 16 (8.51%) PHP5
6 15 (7.98%) Ruby
7 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.06%) C
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) Golang
Qualifications
1 21 (11.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Vagrant
1 8 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) cPanel
2 1 (0.53%) Webmin
Vendors
1 69 (36.70%) Zend
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.98%) Facebook
4 12 (6.38%) Adobe
5 6 (3.19%) Google
6 3 (1.60%) Twitter
6 3 (1.60%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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Taunton
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Taunton
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Bristol
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Taunton
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Taunton
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
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