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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / South West
Rank 186 175 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -48
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 43 68 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.23% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.25% 5.42% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 126
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
1011 1254 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.37% 22.74% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1089 1192
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +11 23 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Somerset +7 10 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Bristol -6 4 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Devon 0 3 £24,000 +11.62%
Gloucestershire -19 3 £31,250 - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 96 (94.12%) HTML
1 96 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 94 (92.16%) CSS
3 93 (91.18%) PHP
4 69 (67.65%) jQuery
5 46 (45.10%) MySQL
6 43 (42.16%) Web Development
6 43 (42.16%) Git (software)
7 40 (39.22%) Laravel
8 34 (33.33%) MVC
9 33 (32.35%) Drupal
10 32 (31.37%) AngularJS
11 30 (29.41%) Sass
11 30 (29.41%) Front End Development
12 27 (26.47%) SOAP
12 27 (26.47%) Linux
13 24 (23.53%) HTML5
14 23 (22.55%) Magento
15 22 (21.57%) E-Commerce
15 22 (21.57%) CMS
16 21 (20.59%) LAMP
16 21 (20.59%) Photoshop
16 21 (20.59%) CSS3
17 20 (19.61%) OOP
18 19 (18.63%) Node.js
19 17 (16.67%) CakePHP
19 17 (16.67%) XML
20 15 (14.71%) OO
20 15 (14.71%) Apache
20 15 (14.71%) OO PHP

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 33 (32.35%) Drupal
2 22 (21.57%) CMS
3 15 (14.71%) Apache
4 7 (6.86%) Joomla!
4 7 (6.86%) Moodle
5 5 (4.90%) PrestaShop
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Intranet
2 6 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) IPsec
3 1 (0.98%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) MySQL
2 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (42.16%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.86%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.90%) Axure RP
3 5 (4.90%) gulp
4 4 (3.92%) Bower
4 4 (3.92%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) Grunt
General
1 14 (13.73%) Marketing
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Games
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (86.27%) Developer
2 55 (53.92%) PHP Developer
3 24 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 22 (21.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (17.65%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Designer
6 13 (12.75%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (12.75%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Junior
7 11 (10.78%) Junior Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Junior PHP Developer
8 10 (9.80%) UI Designer
9 9 (8.82%) Digital Developer
10 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior PHP Developer
13 3 (2.94%) Web Designer
14 2 (1.96%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (94.12%) HTML
2 94 (92.16%) CSS
3 69 (67.65%) jQuery
4 40 (39.22%) Laravel
5 32 (31.37%) AngularJS
6 30 (29.41%) Sass
7 27 (26.47%) SOAP
8 24 (23.53%) HTML5
9 21 (20.59%) CSS3
9 21 (20.59%) LAMP
10 19 (18.63%) Node.js
11 17 (16.67%) CakePHP
11 17 (16.67%) XML
12 11 (10.78%) XSLT
13 9 (8.82%) Backbone.js
14 8 (7.84%) HTML5 Canvas
14 8 (7.84%) Symfony
14 8 (7.84%) Web Services
14 8 (7.84%) Yii
15 7 (6.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) User Experience
2 10 (9.80%) Social Media
3 3 (2.94%) Blog
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) Arduino
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.98%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (0.98%) PACS
5 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Web Development
2 34 (33.33%) MVC
3 30 (29.41%) Front End Development
4 22 (21.57%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.61%) OOP
6 15 (14.71%) OO
6 15 (14.71%) OO PHP
7 11 (10.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Network Management
8 10 (9.80%) Open Source
9 9 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
10 8 (7.84%) SEO
11 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.86%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.86%) Web Design
12 6 (5.88%) Prototyping
13 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.90%) SDLC
14 4 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 96 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 93 (91.18%) PHP
3 7 (6.86%) SQL
4 3 (2.94%) PHP 5
4 3 (2.94%) PHP 7
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) DICOM
1 1 (0.98%) HL7
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Zend
2 7 (6.86%) Adobe
3 5 (4.90%) Apple
4 1 (0.98%) Google
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £31500 - £40000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Ferndown
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
RTS Consultants (UK) Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London, Fleet Street
Mediaforce
Salary: Attractive salary and excellent potential
Posted: 20 days ago