The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 52 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 34 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.96% 0.56% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.43% 2.69% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 10
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
WordPress
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
207 186 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.13% 20.92% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 193 182 165
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Southampton

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (95.83%) PHP
2 45 (93.75%) CSS
3 44 (91.67%) HTML
3 44 (91.67%) jQuery
4 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 29 (60.42%) Marketing
6 28 (58.33%) Joomla!
7 23 (47.92%) MySQL
8 22 (45.83%) CMS
9 21 (43.75%) Open Source
10 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
11 19 (39.58%) LAMP
11 19 (39.58%) Ajax
11 19 (39.58%) Linux
12 18 (37.50%) Apache
13 16 (33.33%) HTML5
13 16 (33.33%) Social Media
13 16 (33.33%) CSS3
14 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (29.17%) Photoshop
16 12 (25.00%) Degree
17 9 (18.75%) OOP
18 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
18 7 (14.58%) Adobe
18 7 (14.58%) Magento
18 7 (14.58%) ExpressionEngine
19 6 (12.50%) Node.js
19 6 (12.50%) ExpressJS
19 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
20 5 (10.42%) SEO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (58.33%) Joomla!
2 22 (45.83%) CMS
3 18 (37.50%) Apache
4 7 (14.58%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (12.50%) Node.js
6 4 (8.33%) Drupal
7 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
8 2 (4.17%) IIS
9 1 (2.08%) Kentico
9 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Grunt
2 3 (6.25%) Yeoman
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 29 (60.42%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Web Developer
5 10 (20.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (10.42%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Magento Developer
9 1 (2.08%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (2.08%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (93.75%) CSS
2 44 (91.67%) HTML
2 44 (91.67%) jQuery
3 19 (39.58%) LAMP
3 19 (39.58%) Ajax
4 16 (33.33%) HTML5
4 16 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 6 (12.50%) ExpressJS
6 4 (8.33%) Sass
6 4 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (6.25%) .NET
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.25%) PhoneGap
7 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.17%) COM
8 2 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Open Source
2 16 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (18.75%) OOP
3 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.42%) SEO
5 4 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
6 3 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) Content Management
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) PHP
2 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PHP5
4 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (4.17%) Sun
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Ektron
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