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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 194 170 170
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 40 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 4.41% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 48
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1265 1020 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.08% 19.34% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 879 925
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -13 19 £36,000 -10.00% 11
Wiltshire -6 8 £31,500 +14.54%
Bristol +8 7 £32,500 -
Somerset -13 4 £26,000 +13.04%
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 87 (84.47%) CSS
2 83 (80.58%) JavaScript
3 82 (79.61%) PHP
4 76 (73.79%) HTML
5 57 (55.34%) jQuery
6 49 (47.57%) MySQL
7 41 (39.81%) Drupal
8 33 (32.04%) HTML5
9 31 (30.10%) CMS
10 29 (28.16%) MVC
11 24 (23.30%) Finance
12 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
12 22 (21.36%) CSS3
13 21 (20.39%) C#
13 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
14 18 (17.48%) Subversion
14 18 (17.48%) Marketing
15 17 (16.50%) .NET
16 16 (15.53%) SQL
16 16 (15.53%) XHTML
17 15 (14.56%) OOP
18 14 (13.59%) XML
19 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
19 13 (12.62%) Ajax
19 13 (12.62%) Laravel
20 12 (11.65%) PHP5
20 12 (11.65%) Content Management
20 12 (11.65%) LAMP
20 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (10.68%) CodeIgniter

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (39.81%) Drupal
2 31 (30.10%) CMS
3 9 (8.74%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) DNN
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Kentico
6 1 (0.97%) Lync
6 1 (0.97%) Node.js
6 1 (0.97%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Magento
2 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) WLAN
2 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (47.57%) MySQL
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) Xdebug
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Marketing
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.94%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (92.23%) Developer
2 51 (49.51%) Web Developer
3 31 (30.10%) Senior Developer
4 30 (29.13%) PHP Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Front-End Web Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 11 (10.68%) .NET Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Junior Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Junior
8 10 (9.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.71%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Junior PHP Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Junior Web Developer
10 8 (7.77%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (84.47%) CSS
2 76 (73.79%) HTML
3 57 (55.34%) jQuery
4 33 (32.04%) HTML5
5 22 (21.36%) CSS3
6 17 (16.50%) .NET
7 16 (15.53%) XHTML
8 14 (13.59%) XML
9 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.62%) Ajax
9 13 (12.62%) Laravel
10 12 (11.65%) LAMP
11 11 (10.68%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
12 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.71%) JSON
12 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (8.74%) RESTful
14 7 (6.80%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.83%) Social Media
3 5 (4.85%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.85%) Open Source
3 5 (4.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Social Network
6 1 (0.97%) W3C
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.97%) Animation
6 1 (0.97%) Photography
6 1 (0.97%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) MVC
2 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
3 15 (14.56%) OOP
4 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.65%) Content Management
5 9 (8.74%) SEO
5 9 (8.74%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (6.80%) Web Development
7 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.88%) Pay per click
8 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.88%) Analytics
9 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.91%) OO
10 2 (1.94%) Email Marketing
10 2 (1.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (1.94%) Time Management
10 2 (1.94%) Online Marketing
11 1 (0.97%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (0.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (80.58%) JavaScript
2 82 (79.61%) PHP
3 21 (20.39%) C#
4 16 (15.53%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) PHP5
6 9 (8.74%) Python
7 3 (2.91%) Java
8 2 (1.94%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) WCAG
1 1 (0.97%) WAI
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Zend
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Facebook
3 4 (3.88%) Adobe
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
4 3 (2.91%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.97%) Ektron
6 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.97%) Apple
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