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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 182 201 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 65 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.81% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 3.98% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 54
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,575 £23,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,600 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
1258 1206 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.67% 20.45% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1006 1019
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,330
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 19 £28,500 +3.63% 2
Bristol +23 15 £27,500 -16.03% 2
Gloucestershire +9 13 £32,500 - 2
Wiltshire +22 8 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Devon - 5 £24,000 - 2
Somerset -12 3 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Cornwall -14 2 £22,500 -18.18%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 127 (95.49%) HTML
2 126 (94.74%) CSS
3 120 (90.23%) JavaScript
4 114 (85.71%) PHP
5 71 (53.38%) Web Development
6 60 (45.11%) jQuery
7 48 (36.09%) HTML5
8 46 (34.59%) CSS3
9 45 (33.83%) MySQL
10 42 (31.58%) Sass
11 41 (30.83%) Marketing
12 36 (27.07%) Drupal
13 33 (24.81%) Magento
14 31 (23.31%) MVC
15 30 (22.56%) Web Design
15 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
16 29 (21.80%) Laravel
17 28 (21.05%) Front End Development
18 27 (20.30%) Responsive Web Design
19 26 (19.55%) CMS
20 21 (15.79%) Web Services
21 20 (15.04%) SOAP
21 20 (15.04%) E-Commerce
21 20 (15.04%) Adobe
21 20 (15.04%) User Experience
22 18 (13.53%) Ajax
23 17 (12.78%) Telecoms
23 17 (12.78%) Yii
24 16 (12.03%) JSON
24 16 (12.03%) Subversion

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 36 (27.07%) Drupal
2 26 (19.55%) CMS
3 15 (11.28%) PrestaShop
4 8 (6.02%) Joomla!
5 7 (5.26%) ColdFusion
6 6 (4.51%) Apache
6 6 (4.51%) Moodle
7 4 (3.01%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (11.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (24.81%) Magento
2 7 (5.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.03%) Subversion
3 7 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.51%) gulp
5 5 (3.76%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.26%) Bower
6 3 (2.26%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.50%) Grunt
General
1 41 (30.83%) Marketing
2 17 (12.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.26%) Finance
4 6 (4.51%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.51%) Publishing
5 5 (3.76%) Advertising
5 5 (3.76%) Games
6 4 (3.01%) Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (85.71%) Developer
2 48 (36.09%) PHP Developer
3 36 (27.07%) Web Developer
4 28 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 25 (18.80%) WordPress Developer
6 23 (17.29%) Junior
6 23 (17.29%) Junior Developer
7 21 (15.79%) Designer
8 19 (14.29%) Digital Developer
8 19 (14.29%) HTML Developer
9 18 (13.53%) HTML CSS Developer
10 17 (12.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (11.28%) UI Designer
12 14 (10.53%) Web Designer
13 13 (9.77%) Junior Web Developer
14 8 (6.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (6.02%) PHP Web Developer
14 8 (6.02%) Web UI Designer
15 6 (4.51%) Junior PHP Developer
15 6 (4.51%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (95.49%) HTML
2 126 (94.74%) CSS
3 60 (45.11%) jQuery
4 48 (36.09%) HTML5
5 46 (34.59%) CSS3
6 42 (31.58%) Sass
7 29 (21.80%) Laravel
8 21 (15.79%) Web Services
9 20 (15.04%) SOAP
10 18 (13.53%) Ajax
11 17 (12.78%) Yii
12 16 (12.03%) JSON
12 16 (12.03%) XML
13 15 (11.28%) RESTful
14 13 (9.77%) Express
14 13 (9.77%) Node.js
14 13 (9.77%) Symfony
14 13 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (9.02%) .NET
15 12 (9.02%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) User Experience
2 12 (9.02%) Digital Media
3 11 (8.27%) Social Media
4 6 (4.51%) Photography
5 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.50%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Animation
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Mac OS X
2 9 (6.77%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (53.38%) Web Development
2 31 (23.31%) MVC
3 30 (22.56%) Web Design
4 28 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 27 (20.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (15.04%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.03%) OOP
8 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.28%) Data Protection
8 15 (11.28%) SDLC
9 10 (7.52%) OO
9 10 (7.52%) Wireframes
10 8 (6.02%) OO PHP
10 8 (6.02%) SEO
11 7 (5.26%) Online Marketing
11 7 (5.26%) Open Source
11 7 (5.26%) Prototyping
12 5 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 120 (90.23%) JavaScript
2 114 (85.71%) PHP
3 7 (5.26%) SQL
4 5 (3.76%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) cPanel
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Adobe
2 15 (11.28%) Apple
3 7 (5.26%) Zend
4 4 (3.01%) Sage
4 4 (3.01%) Twitter
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
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