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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 170 208 159
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -49
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 70 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.81% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 3.61% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 46 75
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,250 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
1212 1358 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.26% 22.53% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1151 1063
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,246 £24,675
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 June 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 June 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 +22 25 £35,250 +28.18% 4
Bristol +28 15 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +7 9 £32,500 +5.69%
Devon - 5 £27,500 - 1
Somerset -9 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Cornwall -6 2 £21,000 -17.64% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 128 (91.43%) HTML
2 127 (90.71%) JavaScript
2 127 (90.71%) CSS
3 123 (87.86%) PHP
4 86 (61.43%) Web Development
5 79 (56.43%) jQuery
6 69 (49.29%) HTML5
7 67 (47.86%) CSS3
8 56 (40.00%) MySQL
9 47 (33.57%) Sass
10 43 (30.71%) Git (software)
11 42 (30.00%) Drupal
12 40 (28.57%) CMS
13 34 (24.29%) Marketing
14 33 (23.57%) Front End Development
15 32 (22.86%) MVC
16 28 (20.00%) Magento
16 28 (20.00%) Laravel
17 27 (19.29%) User Experience
18 25 (17.86%) Web Design
18 25 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (15.71%) Adobe
20 21 (15.00%) Ajax
20 21 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
21 20 (14.29%) Node.js
22 19 (13.57%) OO
23 18 (12.86%) E-Commerce
23 18 (12.86%) Symfony
24 17 (12.14%) Linux
25 15 (10.71%) JSON

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 42 (30.00%) Drupal
2 40 (28.57%) CMS
3 12 (8.57%) PrestaShop
4 8 (5.71%) Joomla!
5 7 (5.00%) ColdFusion
6 5 (3.57%) Moodle
6 5 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Magento
2 7 (5.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) GitHub
2 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (30.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.29%) Subversion
3 10 (7.14%) gulp
4 7 (5.00%) Bower
4 7 (5.00%) PhpStorm
5 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.86%) Grunt
6 3 (2.14%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.43%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (24.29%) Marketing
2 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Advertising
4 6 (4.29%) Finance
4 6 (4.29%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.29%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (92.14%) Developer
2 62 (44.29%) PHP Developer
3 49 (35.00%) Web Developer
4 28 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 28 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
5 27 (19.29%) Junior
6 26 (18.57%) Junior Developer
7 22 (15.71%) Junior Web Developer
8 19 (13.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (10.71%) HTML Developer
10 13 (9.29%) Designer
10 13 (9.29%) Senior Developer
11 12 (8.57%) Digital Developer
12 11 (7.86%) PHP Web Developer
12 11 (7.86%) Web Designer
13 8 (5.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
14 7 (5.00%) CMS Developer
14 7 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (91.43%) HTML
2 127 (90.71%) CSS
3 79 (56.43%) jQuery
4 69 (49.29%) HTML5
5 67 (47.86%) CSS3
6 47 (33.57%) Sass
7 28 (20.00%) Laravel
8 25 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (15.00%) Ajax
10 20 (14.29%) Node.js
11 18 (12.86%) Symfony
12 15 (10.71%) Express
12 15 (10.71%) JSON
13 14 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 14 (10.00%) SOAP
14 13 (9.29%) LESS
14 13 (9.29%) Web Services
14 13 (9.29%) XML
15 12 (8.57%) RESTful
15 12 (8.57%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) User Experience
2 8 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 8 (5.71%) Social Media
3 6 (4.29%) Photography
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Linux
2 8 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (1.43%) Android
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (61.43%) Web Development
2 33 (23.57%) Front End Development
3 32 (22.86%) MVC
4 25 (17.86%) Web Design
5 21 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (13.57%) OO
7 18 (12.86%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.71%) OO PHP
9 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.57%) OOP
9 12 (8.57%) SDLC
10 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.43%) CRM
11 9 (6.43%) SEO
12 8 (5.71%) TDD
13 7 (5.00%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.00%) Online Marketing
13 7 (5.00%) Open Source
13 7 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 127 (90.71%) JavaScript
2 123 (87.86%) PHP
3 9 (6.43%) SQL
4 4 (2.86%) C++
5 3 (2.14%) C#
5 3 (2.14%) Java
5 3 (2.14%) Ruby
6 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.71%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) cPanel
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Adobe
2 12 (8.57%) Apple
3 10 (7.14%) Zend
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.86%) Sage
4 4 (2.86%) Twitter
5 3 (2.14%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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