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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 54 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 30 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.56% 0.78% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.63% 3.54% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 12
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
205 198 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.35% 22.10% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 189 191 167
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 £21,500 £23,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £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 20 August 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Southampton

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (97.78%) PHP
2 42 (93.33%) CSS
3 41 (91.11%) HTML
4 40 (88.89%) jQuery
5 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
6 24 (53.33%) Marketing
6 24 (53.33%) Joomla!
7 22 (48.89%) CMS
8 21 (46.67%) MySQL
8 21 (46.67%) Open Source
9 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
10 16 (35.56%) HTML5
10 16 (35.56%) CSS3
11 15 (33.33%) LAMP
11 15 (33.33%) Ajax
11 15 (33.33%) Linux
12 14 (31.11%) Apache
12 14 (31.11%) Photoshop
12 14 (31.11%) Social Media
13 10 (22.22%) Degree
13 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 9 (20.00%) OOP
14 9 (20.00%) Magento
15 8 (17.78%) Adobe
16 7 (15.56%) ExpressionEngine
17 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
17 6 (13.33%) Node.js
17 6 (13.33%) ExpressJS
18 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (53.33%) Joomla!
2 22 (48.89%) CMS
3 14 (31.11%) Apache
4 7 (15.56%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (13.33%) Node.js
6 4 (8.89%) Drupal
7 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
7 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Grunt
2 3 (6.67%) Yeoman
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 24 (53.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) PHP Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 8 (17.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Magento Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) CSS
2 41 (91.11%) HTML
3 40 (88.89%) jQuery
4 16 (35.56%) HTML5
4 16 (35.56%) CSS3
5 15 (33.33%) LAMP
5 15 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 6 (13.33%) ExpressJS
7 4 (8.89%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) Sass
8 3 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (6.67%) PhoneGap
8 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.44%) XHTML
9 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Open Source
2 14 (31.11%) Social Media
3 3 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) OOP
2 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (8.89%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) SEO
4 4 (8.89%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (6.67%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) PHP
2 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) PHP5
4 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Adobe
2 3 (6.67%) Sun
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
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