The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 67 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 18 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.88% 2.95% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 16.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
192 149 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.00% 18.30% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 181 134 129
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
WordPress
Hampshire

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WordPress
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Southampton region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Southampton

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Southampton

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 51 (100.00%) PHP
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 50 (98.04%) HTML
3 48 (94.12%) JavaScript
4 46 (90.20%) Magento
5 44 (86.27%) E-Commerce
6 37 (72.55%) HTML5
6 37 (72.55%) CSS3
7 33 (64.71%) Photoshop
7 33 (64.71%) jQuery
8 31 (60.78%) CMS
9 28 (54.90%) MySQL
10 26 (50.98%) XHTML
11 25 (49.02%) Drupal
11 25 (49.02%) Backbone.js
11 25 (49.02%) Node.js
12 24 (47.06%) PhoneGap
13 19 (37.25%) Fireworks
14 18 (35.29%) Sencha
15 13 (25.49%) MVC
16 10 (19.61%) Adobe
17 9 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
18 8 (15.69%) NHS
18 8 (15.69%) Oracle
18 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
19 7 (13.73%) W3C
19 7 (13.73%) Sun
19 7 (13.73%) Marketing
19 7 (13.73%) JSON
19 7 (13.73%) Joomla!

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 31 (60.78%) CMS
2 25 (49.02%) Drupal
2 25 (49.02%) Node.js
3 7 (13.73%) Joomla!
4 5 (9.80%) PrestaShop
5 3 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (64.71%) Photoshop
2 19 (37.25%) Fireworks
3 9 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.96%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) PhoneGap
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) Web Developer
3 23 (45.10%) PHP Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (23.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (23.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 12 (23.53%) PHP Magento Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (13.73%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.96%) CSS Developer
9 1 (1.96%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior
9 1 (1.96%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.96%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 50 (98.04%) HTML
3 37 (72.55%) HTML5
3 37 (72.55%) CSS3
4 33 (64.71%) jQuery
5 26 (50.98%) XHTML
6 25 (49.02%) Backbone.js
7 7 (13.73%) JSON
8 6 (11.76%) Symfony
9 4 (7.84%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (7.84%) Web Services
9 4 (7.84%) DOM
10 1 (1.96%) LAMP
10 1 (1.96%) .NET
10 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.96%) COM
10 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.96%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) NHS
2 7 (13.73%) W3C
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) E-Commerce
2 13 (25.49%) MVC
3 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (9.80%) OO
4 5 (9.80%) SEO
4 5 (9.80%) OO PHP
5 2 (3.92%) Content Management
5 2 (3.92%) OOP
5 2 (3.92%) Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.92%) PHP5
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Sencha
2 10 (19.61%) Adobe
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Sun
5 6 (11.76%) Zend
6 2 (3.92%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.96%) Sony
7 1 (1.96%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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