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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 55 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 33 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 0.49% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.33% 2.42% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 10
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
180 165 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.20% 20.27% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 170 163 148
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 18 September 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Southampton

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 49 (94.23%) PHP
1 49 (94.23%) CSS
1 49 (94.23%) jQuery
2 48 (92.31%) HTML
3 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
4 34 (65.38%) Marketing
5 30 (57.69%) Joomla!
6 25 (48.08%) MySQL
7 24 (46.15%) CMS
7 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 23 (44.23%) LAMP
8 23 (44.23%) Ajax
9 22 (42.31%) Linux
9 22 (42.31%) Open Source
10 21 (40.38%) Apache
11 19 (36.54%) Social Media
12 18 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (32.69%) HTML5
13 17 (32.69%) CSS3
14 15 (28.85%) Photoshop
15 14 (26.92%) Degree
16 9 (17.31%) OOP
17 7 (13.46%) Adobe
17 7 (13.46%) ExpressionEngine
18 6 (11.54%) Magento
18 6 (11.54%) Ember.js
18 6 (11.54%) ExpressJS
18 6 (11.54%) Node.js
18 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
18 6 (11.54%) SEO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 30 (57.69%) Joomla!
2 24 (46.15%) CMS
3 21 (40.38%) Apache
4 7 (13.46%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (11.54%) Node.js
6 4 (7.69%) Drupal
6 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.85%) IIS
8 1 (1.92%) Kentico
8 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) Grunt
3 3 (5.77%) Yeoman
General
1 34 (65.38%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) PHP Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 13 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.92%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) CSS
1 49 (94.23%) jQuery
2 48 (92.31%) HTML
3 23 (44.23%) LAMP
3 23 (44.23%) Ajax
4 17 (32.69%) HTML5
4 17 (32.69%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) Ember.js
5 6 (11.54%) ExpressJS
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) .NET
6 4 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (7.69%) Sass
7 3 (5.77%) PhoneGap
7 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.85%) XHTML
8 2 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Open Source
2 19 (36.54%) Social Media
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (17.31%) OOP
3 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.54%) SEO
4 4 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (5.77%) OO
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Web Development
6 2 (3.85%) TDD
6 2 (3.85%) Content Management
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) PHP
2 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) PHP5
4 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Sun
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Ektron
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore