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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 134 183 148
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -35
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 111 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.87% 0.80% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 4.01% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 109 35 66
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
1368 1047 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.01% 19.89% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 891 1078
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 February 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 February 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 +17 63 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Bristol +11 28 £35,000 +12.00% 4
Somerset +10 6 £26,750 +2.88% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £40,000 -
Devon -2 2 £26,250 -33.54% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 182 (98.38%) CSS
2 179 (96.76%) JavaScript
3 174 (94.05%) HTML
4 158 (85.41%) PHP
5 129 (69.73%) jQuery
6 112 (60.54%) MySQL
7 105 (56.76%) Drupal
8 86 (46.49%) CMS
9 85 (45.95%) MVC
10 74 (40.00%) HTML5
11 69 (37.30%) CSS3
12 68 (36.76%) Magento
13 65 (35.14%) AngularJS
14 63 (34.05%) Zend
14 63 (34.05%) Joomla!
15 62 (33.51%) OO
16 61 (32.97%) CakePHP
17 60 (32.43%) Web Development
18 45 (24.32%) OOP
19 44 (23.78%) User Experience
20 40 (21.62%) Laravel
20 40 (21.62%) Marketing
21 39 (21.08%) Symfony
21 39 (21.08%) OO PHP
22 38 (20.54%) Responsive Web Design
22 38 (20.54%) Linux
23 30 (16.22%) E-Commerce
24 28 (15.14%) Apache
24 28 (15.14%) .NET
24 28 (15.14%) SQL

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 105 (56.76%) Drupal
2 86 (46.49%) CMS
3 63 (34.05%) Joomla!
4 28 (15.14%) Apache
5 21 (11.35%) Node.js
6 20 (10.81%) nginx
7 12 (6.49%) Moodle
8 9 (4.86%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.08%) Kentico
9 2 (1.08%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.54%) Lync
10 1 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.54%) DNN
Applications
1 27 (14.59%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.78%) InDesign
4 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 68 (36.76%) Magento
2 8 (4.32%) Zen Cart
3 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) PaaS
2 5 (2.70%) GitHub
2 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) LAN
1 1 (0.54%) SMS
1 1 (0.54%) WLAN
1 1 (0.54%) WAN
1 1 (0.54%) FTP
1 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (60.54%) MySQL
2 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.35%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.57%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.95%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.86%) MariaDB
7 8 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.32%) Redis
7 8 (4.32%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.16%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.57%) Subversion
3 12 (6.49%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (21.62%) Marketing
2 22 (11.89%) Finance
3 15 (8.11%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.41%) Games
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 176 (95.14%) Developer
2 92 (49.73%) Web Developer
3 50 (27.03%) Front-End Developer
4 46 (24.86%) PHP Developer
5 33 (17.84%) PHP Web Developer
6 23 (12.43%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.11%) .NET Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Junior
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Magento Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Drupal Developer
10 10 (5.41%) OO PHP Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Designer
11 9 (4.86%) Web Designer
11 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.32%) Programmer
13 7 (3.78%) Junior Web Designer
13 7 (3.78%) Junior Designer
14 6 (3.24%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (98.38%) CSS
2 174 (94.05%) HTML
3 129 (69.73%) jQuery
4 74 (40.00%) HTML5
5 69 (37.30%) CSS3
6 65 (35.14%) AngularJS
7 61 (32.97%) CakePHP
8 40 (21.62%) Laravel
9 39 (21.08%) Symfony
10 28 (15.14%) .NET
11 26 (14.05%) XML
12 20 (10.81%) LAMP
13 17 (9.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.57%) Ember.js
14 14 (7.57%) Spring
14 14 (7.57%) JSON
14 14 (7.57%) Backbone.js
15 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET
16 11 (5.95%) Sass
17 10 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.78%) User Experience
2 12 (6.49%) Social Network
3 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.78%) Graphic Design
5 6 (3.24%) Open Source
6 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.62%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) Photography
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.54%) Linux
2 4 (2.16%) Windows
2 4 (2.16%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.62%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (45.95%) MVC
2 62 (33.51%) OO
3 60 (32.43%) Web Development
4 45 (24.32%) OOP
5 39 (21.08%) OO PHP
6 38 (20.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 24 (12.97%) SEO
9 18 (9.73%) Content Management
10 12 (6.49%) Web Design
11 10 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.32%) Project Management
12 8 (4.32%) SOA
13 7 (3.78%) CRM
14 6 (3.24%) Scrum
14 6 (3.24%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (2.70%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.70%) Data Analysis
15 5 (2.70%) Analytics
15 5 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 179 (96.76%) JavaScript
2 158 (85.41%) PHP
3 28 (15.14%) SQL
4 23 (12.43%) C#
5 16 (8.65%) PHP5
6 15 (8.11%) Java
6 15 (8.11%) Ruby
7 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.08%) C
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) Golang
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) VCP4
3 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Vagrant
1 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) cPanel
2 1 (0.54%) Webmin
Vendors
1 63 (34.05%) Zend
2 15 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.57%) Facebook
4 12 (6.49%) Adobe
5 5 (2.70%) Google
6 3 (1.62%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.54%) Ektron
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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