The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 405 345 356
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +11
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 682 943 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% 3.76% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 575 820 681
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22934 25099 23109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 20.93% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19011 20750 19516
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WordPress
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK.

WordPress Salary Trend in the UK

WordPress
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

WordPress Salary Histogram in the UK

WordPress
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -65 634 £32,750 +0.76% 165
South East -16 183 £35,000 +7.69% 32
London -121 168 £40,000 +6.66% 43
North West -26 84 £30,000 +3.44% 32
Surrey +27 64 £35,000 - 6
Manchester +1 55 £33,500 +15.51% 18
City of London +15 49 £42,500 +25.00% 12
East of England +24 45 £29,000 +1.75% 15
West Midlands -7 44 £33,875 +12.91% 5
South West -32 41 £30,000 +4.34% 9
Berkshire +9 39 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Hampshire -15 37 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -14 34 £29,500 -1.66% 14
East Midlands +3 31 £30,000 +9.09% 14
Reigate - 30 £32,500 - 2
Warwickshire +6 24 £46,250 +68.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 23 £30,000 +5.26% 3
West Yorkshire -1 20 £30,500 +1.66% 13
Guildford +27 16 £40,000 +40.35% 1
East Sussex -8 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Nottingham -9 16 £24,250 -14.91% 3
Brighton -13 16 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Winchester -17 16 £35,000 +34.61%
Cheshire -19 16 £30,000 - 5
Leeds -19 16 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Essex +11 15 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Bristol -8 15 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -22 14 £33,750 +5.46% 2
Scotland +21 12 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Slough +12 12 £43,000 +4.24% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1426 (84.38%) HTML
2 1393 (82.43%) CSS
3 1258 (74.44%) JavaScript
4 1218 (72.07%) PHP
5 942 (55.74%) jQuery
6 757 (44.79%) MySQL
7 725 (42.90%) HTML5
8 675 (39.94%) CMS
9 590 (34.91%) CSS3
10 449 (26.57%) Git (software)
11 439 (25.98%) Marketing
12 437 (25.86%) MVC
13 431 (25.50%) Drupal
14 375 (22.19%) Web Development
15 332 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
16 319 (18.88%) User Experience
17 296 (17.51%) OO
18 295 (17.46%) Photoshop
19 287 (16.98%) Magento
20 260 (15.38%) Adobe
21 255 (15.09%) Linux
22 250 (14.79%) E-Commerce
23 233 (13.79%) SEO
24 231 (13.67%) Zend
25 223 (13.20%) Symfony
26 218 (12.90%) Joomla!
27 214 (12.66%) Subversion
28 206 (12.19%) AngularJS
29 201 (11.89%) Web Design
29 201 (11.89%) SQL

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 675 (39.94%) CMS
2 431 (25.50%) Drupal
3 218 (12.90%) Joomla!
4 178 (10.53%) Apache
5 90 (5.33%) Node.js
6 85 (5.03%) Umbraco
7 51 (3.02%) nginx
8 36 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 36 (2.13%) IIS
9 35 (2.07%) concrete5
10 29 (1.72%) SharePoint
11 25 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 22 (1.30%) Kentico
13 21 (1.24%) Moodle
14 20 (1.18%) TYPO3
15 19 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
16 13 (0.77%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.71%) MS Exchange
18 10 (0.59%) ColdFusion
19 9 (0.53%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 295 (17.46%) Photoshop
2 128 (7.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 111 (6.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 51 (3.02%) InDesign
5 34 (2.01%) Fireworks
6 28 (1.66%) MS Excel
7 27 (1.60%) MS Office
8 14 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.65%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.18%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.18%) MS Project
11 3 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.059%) Edge Animate
12 1 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.059%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.059%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 287 (16.98%) Magento
2 15 (0.89%) Shopify
3 7 (0.41%) Zen Cart
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.059%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.31%) Google Analytics
2 53 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.07%) GitHub
4 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.95%) Office 365
5 11 (0.65%) Silverpop
6 9 (0.53%) PaaS
7 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.36%) MailChimp
9 5 (0.30%) SaaS
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.24%) Route 53
10 4 (0.24%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.059%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.059%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.43%) Intranet
2 37 (2.19%) Internet
3 30 (1.78%) DNS
4 20 (1.18%) FTP
4 20 (1.18%) SSH
5 18 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.95%) HTTP
6 16 (0.95%) Firewall
7 14 (0.83%) Broadband
8 12 (0.71%) SSL
9 9 (0.53%) Network Security
10 8 (0.47%) Symposium
11 7 (0.41%) VPN
12 6 (0.36%) SMTP
13 4 (0.24%) IPsec
13 4 (0.24%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.24%) Skype
14 3 (0.18%) NAS
14 3 (0.18%) IMAP
14 3 (0.18%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (44.79%) MySQL
2 135 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 78 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 66 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 28 (1.66%) Big Data
6 28 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.24%) Redis
8 19 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.65%) MS Access
9 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.53%) RavenDB
11 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.53%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.47%) Neo4j
12 8 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 449 (26.57%) Git (software)
2 214 (12.66%) Subversion
3 86 (5.09%) Dreamweaver
4 57 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.43%) JIRA
6 40 (2.37%) Grunt
7 29 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 23 (1.36%) PHPUnit
9 22 (1.30%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.24%) JUnit
11 19 (1.12%) Selenium
12 18 (1.07%) Hudson
13 16 (0.95%) NetBeans
13 16 (0.95%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.95%) PhpStorm
14 15 (0.89%) Sublime Text
14 15 (0.89%) Behat
14 15 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.83%) Maven
16 13 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 439 (25.98%) Marketing
2 111 (6.57%) Advertising
3 82 (4.85%) Finance
4 40 (2.37%) Multimedia
5 32 (1.89%) Publishing
5 32 (1.89%) Games
6 26 (1.54%) Retail
7 19 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.71%) Back Office
9 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.59%) Law
11 8 (0.47%) Automotive
12 6 (0.36%) Legal
13 4 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.12%) Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.12%) German Language
16 1 (0.059%) French Language
16 1 (0.059%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1381 (81.72%) Developer
2 569 (33.67%) Web Developer
3 420 (24.85%) PHP Developer
4 345 (20.41%) Front-End Developer
5 154 (9.11%) Designer
6 151 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 128 (7.57%) PHP Web Developer
8 100 (5.92%) Web Designer
9 96 (5.68%) Junior
10 91 (5.38%) WordPress Developer
11 85 (5.03%) Junior Developer
12 66 (3.91%) Front-End Web Developer
13 53 (3.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 51 (3.02%) Lead Developer
15 49 (2.90%) Senior PHP Developer
16 39 (2.31%) .NET Developer
16 39 (2.31%) Senior Web Developer
17 32 (1.89%) Junior Web Developer
17 32 (1.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 30 (1.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1426 (84.38%) HTML
2 1393 (82.43%) CSS
3 942 (55.74%) jQuery
4 725 (42.90%) HTML5
5 590 (34.91%) CSS3
6 223 (13.20%) Symfony
7 206 (12.19%) AngularJS
8 199 (11.78%) LAMP
9 189 (11.18%) Sass
10 183 (10.83%) Ajax
11 174 (10.30%) .NET
12 169 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 147 (8.70%) XML
14 108 (6.39%) LESS
15 106 (6.27%) Web Services
16 101 (5.98%) JSON
17 99 (5.86%) Laravel
18 98 (5.80%) CakePHP
19 94 (5.56%) ASP.NET
20 84 (4.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 319 (18.88%) User Experience
2 162 (9.59%) Social Media
3 109 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 79 (4.67%) W3C
5 76 (4.50%) Open Source
6 67 (3.96%) Graphic Design
7 44 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 42 (2.49%) Photography
9 41 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (2.13%) Blog
11 35 (2.07%) Digital Media
12 24 (1.42%) Video Editing
13 22 (1.30%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.24%) Statistics
15 18 (1.07%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.89%) Animation
16 15 (0.89%) Social Network
17 12 (0.71%) Copywriting
17 12 (0.71%) iPhone
17 12 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 255 (15.09%) Linux
2 71 (4.20%) Windows
3 55 (3.25%) Android
4 48 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.66%) Ubuntu
6 27 (1.60%) CentOS
7 14 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.83%) UNIX
8 11 (0.65%) openSUSE
9 10 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.18%) AIX
13 3 (0.18%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (25.86%) MVC
2 375 (22.19%) Web Development
3 332 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (17.51%) OO
5 250 (14.79%) E-Commerce
6 233 (13.79%) SEO
7 201 (11.89%) Web Design
8 186 (11.01%) Responsive Web Design
9 173 (10.24%) OOP
10 162 (9.59%) OO PHP
11 134 (7.93%) Analytics
11 134 (7.93%) Content Management
12 110 (6.51%) TDD
13 106 (6.27%) Scrum
14 95 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
15 69 (4.08%) Project Management
16 67 (3.96%) Pay per click
17 64 (3.79%) Email Marketing
18 63 (3.73%) CRM
18 63 (3.73%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1258 (74.44%) JavaScript
2 1218 (72.07%) PHP
3 201 (11.89%) SQL
4 129 (7.63%) C#
5 127 (7.51%) PHP5
6 87 (5.15%) Java
7 46 (2.72%) Ruby
8 39 (2.31%) Python
9 28 (1.66%) ActionScript
10 27 (1.60%) Perl
11 24 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.18%) C
13 15 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.83%) VB
15 13 (0.77%) C++
15 13 (0.77%) ActionScript 3.0
16 8 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.30%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 178 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.059%) PMP
3 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.059%) EnCE
3 1 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.059%) MCP
3 1 (0.059%) HND
3 1 (0.059%) MCSE
3 1 (0.059%) MCSA
3 1 (0.059%) PhD
3 1 (0.059%) CCNA
3 1 (0.059%) ISEB
3 1 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.37%) QA
2 11 (0.65%) SLA
3 8 (0.47%) WCAG
3 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.36%) WAI
5 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.71%) Docker
3 8 (0.47%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) vSphere
6 4 (0.24%) Xen
7 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.18%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.18%) Varnish
7 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 31 (1.83%) Vagrant
2 26 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.54%) Plesk
3 21 (1.24%) cPanel
4 19 (1.12%) Capistrano
4 19 (1.12%) Puppet
5 11 (0.65%) Salt
6 8 (0.47%) Webmin
7 4 (0.24%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.059%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.059%) DameWare
9 1 (0.059%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.059%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.059%) Kibana
9 1 (0.059%) Graylog
9 1 (0.059%) Ansible
9 1 (0.059%) logstash
Vendors
1 260 (15.38%) Adobe
2 231 (13.67%) Zend
3 90 (5.33%) Google
4 81 (4.79%) Twitter
5 77 (4.56%) Microsoft
6 55 (3.25%) Facebook
7 49 (2.90%) Oracle
8 41 (2.43%) Sitecore
9 35 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.24%) EPiServer
11 20 (1.18%) hybris
12 19 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.01%) Perforce
13 17 (1.01%) Eloqua
14 15 (0.89%) Apple
15 14 (0.83%) VMware
16 12 (0.71%) HubSpot
17 11 (0.65%) Siemens
18 10 (0.59%) Xamarin
19 9 (0.53%) Red Gate
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (neg) + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norfolk
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago