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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 190 158 130
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 54 62 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.08% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.84% 5.55% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 57 89
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1405 1117 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.73% 19.55% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 953 1042
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
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 27 April 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 April 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
Bristol -4 19 £30,000 - 1
Dorset -10 19 £30,250 +0.83%
Somerset +16 7 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire -12 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Devon -15 1 £28,500 -9.52%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 180 (98.90%) CSS
2 176 (96.70%) HTML
2 176 (96.70%) JavaScript
3 161 (88.46%) PHP
4 128 (70.33%) jQuery
5 111 (60.99%) MySQL
6 110 (60.44%) Drupal
7 81 (44.51%) CMS
8 80 (43.96%) MVC
9 74 (40.66%) HTML5
10 71 (39.01%) AngularJS
11 70 (38.46%) CSS3
12 68 (37.36%) Magento
12 68 (37.36%) Zend
13 64 (35.16%) Joomla!
13 64 (35.16%) OO
14 61 (33.52%) CakePHP
15 57 (31.32%) Web Development
16 44 (24.18%) User Experience
17 42 (23.08%) OOP
18 41 (22.53%) OO PHP
19 40 (21.98%) Laravel
19 40 (21.98%) Responsive Web Design
19 40 (21.98%) Symfony
20 37 (20.33%) Linux
21 36 (19.78%) Marketing
22 31 (17.03%) Apache
23 29 (15.93%) E-Commerce
23 29 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
24 28 (15.38%) Node.js

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 110 (60.44%) Drupal
2 81 (44.51%) CMS
3 64 (35.16%) Joomla!
4 31 (17.03%) Apache
5 28 (15.38%) Node.js
6 20 (10.99%) nginx
7 13 (7.14%) Moodle
8 6 (3.30%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.10%) DNN
9 2 (1.10%) Kentico
9 2 (1.10%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 24 (13.19%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.85%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) GIMP
4 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 68 (37.36%) Magento
2 8 (4.40%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.40%) PaaS
3 5 (2.75%) GitHub
4 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) SMS
1 1 (0.55%) FTP
1 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (60.99%) MySQL
2 29 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (13.19%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.95%) MariaDB
7 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.40%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.40%) Redis
7 8 (4.40%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.20%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (7.14%) Subversion
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 36 (19.78%) Marketing
2 15 (8.24%) Finance
3 14 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.49%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) Advertising
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
5 3 (1.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (95.60%) Developer
2 87 (47.80%) Web Developer
3 54 (29.67%) Front-End Developer
4 51 (28.02%) PHP Developer
5 33 (18.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 20 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.79%) Junior
8 15 (8.24%) Drupal Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 11 (6.04%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Magento Developer
11 10 (5.49%) OO PHP Developer
12 9 (4.95%) Designer
12 9 (4.95%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.95%) Web Designer
13 8 (4.40%) Lead Developer
13 8 (4.40%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.40%) Junior Web Developer
14 7 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 7 (3.85%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (98.90%) CSS
2 176 (96.70%) HTML
3 128 (70.33%) jQuery
4 74 (40.66%) HTML5
5 71 (39.01%) AngularJS
6 70 (38.46%) CSS3
7 61 (33.52%) CakePHP
8 40 (21.98%) Symfony
8 40 (21.98%) Laravel
9 25 (13.74%) LAMP
10 23 (12.64%) .NET
11 19 (10.44%) XML
12 18 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (9.34%) Backbone.js
14 14 (7.69%) Sass
14 14 (7.69%) Ember.js
14 14 (7.69%) Spring
15 11 (6.04%) REST
16 10 (5.49%) JSON
16 10 (5.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.18%) User Experience
2 10 (5.49%) Social Network
3 8 (4.40%) Open Source
3 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.85%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.75%) Photography
6 3 (1.65%) Social Media
6 3 (1.65%) Arduino
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.55%) UNIX
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.96%) MVC
2 64 (35.16%) OO
3 57 (31.32%) Web Development
4 42 (23.08%) OOP
5 41 (22.53%) OO PHP
6 40 (21.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 29 (15.93%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.44%) SEO
9 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (7.14%) Web Design
11 12 (6.59%) Content Management
12 9 (4.95%) Scrum
13 8 (4.40%) SOA
13 8 (4.40%) Kanban
14 6 (3.30%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (3.30%) CRM
15 5 (2.75%) Project Management
15 5 (2.75%) Data Analysis
15 5 (2.75%) Project Planning
16 4 (2.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (96.70%) JavaScript
2 161 (88.46%) PHP
3 22 (12.09%) SQL
3 22 (12.09%) C#
4 17 (9.34%) Java
5 16 (8.79%) Ruby
6 15 (8.24%) PHP5
7 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.10%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Go
10 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) Vagrant
1 8 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Webmin
Vendors
1 68 (37.36%) Zend
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.14%) Facebook
4 12 (6.59%) Adobe
5 5 (2.75%) Google
6 3 (1.65%) Twitter
7 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
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