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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 87 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.48% 1.22% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.76% 7.97% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 17
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
227 138 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.19% 15.28% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 216 128 170
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) Symfony
1 8 (100.00%) Laravel
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Drupal
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) OOP
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Joomla!
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Zend
3 6 (75.00%) CakePHP
3 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (75.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Drupal
2 6 (75.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (75.00%) OO PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) Laravel
1 8 (100.00%) Symfony
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CakePHP
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) OO PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Zend
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