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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 194 155 145
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 51 73 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 1.18% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.41% 5.76% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 64
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1496 1267 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.19% 20.53% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1071 849
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +1 18 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Bristol -30 12 £26,500 -6.19% 3
Somerset +25 10 £29,000 +11.53% 3
Cornwall - 4 £25,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,750 - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 124 (95.38%) HTML
2 123 (94.62%) CSS
3 119 (91.54%) JavaScript
4 112 (86.15%) PHP
5 93 (71.54%) jQuery
6 76 (58.46%) MySQL
7 68 (52.31%) Drupal
8 57 (43.85%) CMS
9 53 (40.77%) MVC
10 49 (37.69%) CSS3
11 47 (36.15%) Magento
12 46 (35.38%) Zend
12 46 (35.38%) HTML5
13 41 (31.54%) Web Development
14 40 (30.77%) Joomla!
14 40 (30.77%) Git (software)
14 40 (30.77%) AngularJS
15 35 (26.92%) OO
15 35 (26.92%) CakePHP
16 31 (23.85%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (23.08%) User Experience
18 28 (21.54%) Marketing
19 27 (20.77%) Symfony
20 26 (20.00%) LAMP
21 25 (19.23%) Photoshop
21 25 (19.23%) OO PHP
22 24 (18.46%) Laravel
22 24 (18.46%) Node.js
23 21 (16.15%) OOP
24 19 (14.62%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 68 (52.31%) Drupal
2 57 (43.85%) CMS
3 40 (30.77%) Joomla!
4 24 (18.46%) Node.js
5 13 (10.00%) Apache
6 12 (9.23%) Moodle
7 6 (4.62%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.31%) nginx
8 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.54%) Kentico
9 2 (1.54%) SilverStripe
9 2 (1.54%) DNN
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.85%) InDesign
2 5 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 47 (36.15%) Magento
2 5 (3.85%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) SMS
2 1 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (58.46%) MySQL
2 15 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.23%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (6.92%) Subversion
4 5 (3.85%) Grunt
5 4 (3.08%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
7 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 28 (21.54%) Marketing
2 9 (6.92%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.85%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Finance
5 3 (2.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.31%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (93.08%) Developer
2 63 (48.46%) Web Developer
3 37 (28.46%) PHP Developer
4 34 (26.15%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 15 (11.54%) Junior
7 12 (9.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Drupal Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Designer
8 11 (8.46%) Web Designer
9 10 (7.69%) Junior Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (6.15%) OO PHP Developer
12 7 (5.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 6 (4.62%) Junior Web Developer
13 6 (4.62%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.62%) Magento Developer
14 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 5 (3.85%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (95.38%) HTML
2 123 (94.62%) CSS
3 93 (71.54%) jQuery
4 49 (37.69%) CSS3
5 46 (35.38%) HTML5
6 40 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 35 (26.92%) CakePHP
8 27 (20.77%) Symfony
9 26 (20.00%) LAMP
10 24 (18.46%) Laravel
11 14 (10.77%) .NET
11 14 (10.77%) XML
11 14 (10.77%) XHTML
12 13 (10.00%) Sass
12 13 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET
14 9 (6.92%) Web Services
15 8 (6.15%) LESS
16 7 (5.38%) Backbone.js
17 5 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (3.85%) Graphic Design
2 5 (3.85%) Photography
2 5 (3.85%) Social Network
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Arduino
4 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.54%) Social Media
6 1 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (0.77%) UNIX
3 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.77%) MVC
2 41 (31.54%) Web Development
3 35 (26.92%) OO
4 31 (23.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (19.23%) OO PHP
6 21 (16.15%) OOP
7 18 (13.85%) E-Commerce
7 18 (13.85%) Web Design
8 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.15%) Scrum
9 8 (6.15%) CRM
9 8 (6.15%) Open Source
10 7 (5.38%) SEO
11 6 (4.62%) Content Management
11 6 (4.62%) Kanban
12 4 (3.08%) Online Marketing
12 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.31%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.31%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (91.54%) JavaScript
2 112 (86.15%) PHP
3 13 (10.00%) SQL
4 10 (7.69%) C#
5 7 (5.38%) PHP5
6 6 (4.62%) Ruby
7 5 (3.85%) Java
8 3 (2.31%) Python
8 3 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.54%) Scala
10 1 (0.77%) PHP4
10 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Plesk
Vendors
1 46 (35.38%) Zend
2 11 (8.46%) Adobe
3 8 (6.15%) Google
3 8 (6.15%) Facebook
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.77%) Zoho
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