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 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 329 356 428
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +72
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 928 729 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 3.38% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 761 628 527
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -

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
24102 21548 24300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.00% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19619 18229 20789
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 2014. 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 +34 892 £35,000 +7.69% 127
London -15 335 £42,500 +6.25% 45
South East +38 153 £32,500 -7.14% 17
North West +53 138 £32,500 +21.49% 19
Manchester +43 98 £32,500 +8.33% 16
West Midlands +22 68 £31,500 +18.86% 6
Yorkshire -19 66 £30,000 +3.44% 10
Hampshire +43 65 £30,000 -11.76% 4
South West -8 56 £30,250 +0.83% 5
City of London -12 43 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East of England -8 40 £29,000 +3.57% 10
West Yorkshire -18 35 £26,000 -5.45% 7
Southampton +37 34 £30,000 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +9 29 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Surrey +6 29 £45,000 +69.81% 3
Warwickshire +39 28 £32,500 +22.64% 1
East Midlands -14 24 £30,000 -6.25% 13
Cheshire -9 23 £32,000 +33.33% 2
Dorset -2 22 £37,500 - 2
Bournemouth -12 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Leeds -25 18 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Bristol +12 17 £30,000 +9.09% 2
South Yorkshire -16 17 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Lancashire +3 15 £27,500 +2.80% 1
Chester +2 14 £25,000 +16.27%
Oxfordshire +1 13 £35,000 -8.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 13 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Leatherhead - 13 £45,000 -
Suffolk +11 12 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Leicestershire +6 11 £29,500 -7.81% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1511 (81.76%) HTML
2 1489 (80.57%) CSS
3 1404 (75.97%) PHP
4 1337 (72.35%) JavaScript
5 929 (50.27%) jQuery
6 863 (46.70%) MySQL
7 733 (39.66%) CMS
8 680 (36.80%) HTML5
9 581 (31.44%) CSS3
10 492 (26.62%) Drupal
11 472 (25.54%) Marketing
12 442 (23.92%) Git (software)
13 408 (22.08%) Magento
14 380 (20.56%) E-Commerce
15 376 (20.35%) SEO
16 341 (18.45%) MVC
17 331 (17.91%) Linux
18 329 (17.80%) Photoshop
19 278 (15.04%) Web Development
20 271 (14.66%) SQL
21 256 (13.85%) Joomla!
22 253 (13.69%) OO
23 250 (13.53%) LAMP
24 246 (13.31%) Ajax
25 240 (12.99%) .NET
26 234 (12.66%) Zend
27 231 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
28 224 (12.12%) Subversion
29 210 (11.36%) Apache
30 209 (11.31%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 733 (39.66%) CMS
2 492 (26.62%) Drupal
3 256 (13.85%) Joomla!
4 210 (11.36%) Apache
5 109 (5.90%) Node.js
6 85 (4.60%) Umbraco
7 70 (3.79%) IIS
8 60 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 48 (2.60%) SharePoint
10 45 (2.44%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.11%) ExpressionEngine
12 35 (1.89%) nginx
13 30 (1.62%) concrete5
14 29 (1.57%) NServiceBus
15 22 (1.19%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
17 15 (0.81%) SilverStripe
17 15 (0.81%) Confluence
18 14 (0.76%) Moodle
19 10 (0.54%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 329 (17.80%) Photoshop
2 157 (8.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (2.27%) Fireworks
4 41 (2.22%) MS Excel
5 34 (1.84%) MS Office
6 21 (1.14%) MS Visio
7 19 (1.03%) InDesign
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.054%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 408 (22.08%) Magento
2 99 (5.36%) Google Analytics
3 33 (1.79%) Shopify
4 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.70%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.054%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.054%) Agresso
9 1 (0.054%) Line 500
9 1 (0.054%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 20 (1.08%) SaaS
4 20 (1.08%) GitHub
5 16 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (0.81%) Office 365
7 14 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
8 12 (0.65%) MailChimp
9 7 (0.38%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.32%) Route 53
11 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 1 (0.054%) Trello
13 1 (0.054%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.054%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.95%) Intranet
2 60 (3.25%) DNS
3 34 (1.84%) Internet
3 34 (1.84%) HTTP
4 28 (1.52%) SSH
5 27 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.46%) SSL
6 18 (0.97%) FTP
7 11 (0.60%) Extranet
8 7 (0.38%) VPN
8 7 (0.38%) SMTP
8 7 (0.38%) LAN
8 7 (0.38%) Firewall
9 6 (0.32%) Network Security
9 6 (0.32%) POP3
10 5 (0.27%) SAN
10 5 (0.27%) VLAN
10 5 (0.27%) Wireless
11 4 (0.22%) ICMP
11 4 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 863 (46.70%) MySQL
2 143 (7.74%) SQL Server
3 82 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 82 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 71 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 41 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.06%) RavenDB
7 34 (1.84%) Redis
8 30 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (1.46%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.70%) MS Access
13 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.60%) Big Data
15 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.16%) SQLPlus
16 3 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 442 (23.92%) Git (software)
2 224 (12.12%) Subversion
3 68 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.46%) JIRA
5 51 (2.76%) Dreamweaver
6 44 (2.38%) PHPUnit
7 41 (2.22%) Hudson
7 41 (2.22%) Grunt
8 36 (1.95%) Visual Studio
9 34 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 32 (1.73%) CruiseControl
11 31 (1.68%) Jasmine
12 29 (1.57%) NCrunch
12 29 (1.57%) ReSharper
13 24 (1.30%) Maven
14 23 (1.24%) Selenium
15 20 (1.08%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.92%) JUnit
17 16 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 472 (25.54%) Marketing
2 148 (8.01%) Finance
3 82 (4.44%) Retail
4 81 (4.38%) Advertising
5 50 (2.71%) Publishing
6 34 (1.84%) Games
7 27 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.14%) Banking
9 15 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.60%) Automotive
11 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.54%) Billing
11 10 (0.54%) Legal
12 4 (0.22%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.16%) Electronics
13 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.11%) Back Office
14 2 (0.11%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.054%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.054%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1463 (79.17%) Developer
2 596 (32.25%) Web Developer
3 498 (26.95%) PHP Developer
4 287 (15.53%) Front-End Developer
5 160 (8.66%) Senior Developer
6 138 (7.47%) Designer
7 120 (6.49%) Junior
8 113 (6.11%) PHP Web Developer
9 93 (5.03%) Junior Developer
10 88 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 77 (4.17%) Web Designer
12 73 (3.95%) WordPress Developer
13 62 (3.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 55 (2.98%) .NET Developer
15 53 (2.87%) Lead Developer
16 51 (2.76%) Junior Web Developer
17 50 (2.71%) Senior PHP Developer
17 50 (2.71%) C# Developer
18 46 (2.49%) Senior Web Developer
19 42 (2.27%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1511 (81.76%) HTML
2 1489 (80.57%) CSS
3 929 (50.27%) jQuery
4 680 (36.80%) HTML5
5 581 (31.44%) CSS3
6 250 (13.53%) LAMP
7 246 (13.31%) Ajax
8 240 (12.99%) .NET
9 173 (9.36%) Web Services
10 172 (9.31%) Sass
11 166 (8.98%) XHTML
12 164 (8.87%) Symfony
13 154 (8.33%) Backbone.js
14 147 (7.95%) AngularJS
15 146 (7.90%) XML
16 144 (7.79%) ASP.NET
17 116 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (6.17%) LESS
19 110 (5.95%) RESTful
20 106 (5.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 194 (10.50%) Social Media
2 185 (10.01%) Open Source
3 153 (8.28%) Mobile App
4 65 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.87%) Blog
6 52 (2.81%) W3C
7 48 (2.60%) Graphic Design
8 42 (2.27%) Digital Media
9 29 (1.57%) Animation
10 24 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 17 (0.92%) FMCG
12 15 (0.81%) iPhone
12 15 (0.81%) Copywriting
13 14 (0.76%) Replication
13 14 (0.76%) NHS
14 9 (0.49%) BBC
14 9 (0.49%) Web 2.0
14 9 (0.49%) Human Factors
15 8 (0.43%) Social Network
16 7 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 331 (17.91%) Linux
2 165 (8.93%) Windows
3 148 (8.01%) Apple iOS
4 142 (7.68%) Android
5 40 (2.16%) CentOS
6 38 (2.06%) UNIX
7 32 (1.73%) Windows Phone
8 27 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.65%) Fedora
11 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.49%) Debian
13 8 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.054%) VMS
17 1 (0.054%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (20.56%) E-Commerce
2 376 (20.35%) SEO
3 341 (18.45%) MVC
4 278 (15.04%) Web Development
5 253 (13.69%) OO
6 231 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 195 (10.55%) OOP
8 188 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 182 (9.85%) Web Design
10 176 (9.52%) Content Management
11 159 (8.60%) Analytics
12 144 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
13 132 (7.14%) TDD
14 130 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
15 104 (5.63%) OO PHP
16 95 (5.14%) Scrum
17 87 (4.71%) BDD
18 75 (4.06%) Project Management
19 74 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
20 68 (3.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1404 (75.97%) PHP
2 1337 (72.35%) JavaScript
3 271 (14.66%) SQL
4 181 (9.79%) Java
5 157 (8.50%) C#
6 146 (7.90%) PHP5
7 98 (5.30%) Python
8 90 (4.87%) Ruby
9 49 (2.65%) ActionScript
10 29 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 24 (1.30%) ActionScript 3.0
12 19 (1.03%) VB
12 19 (1.03%) Perl
13 14 (0.76%) PHP4
14 13 (0.70%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.54%) C++
15 10 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 176 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (0.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.16%) HND
5 2 (0.11%) PhD
5 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.11%) MBA
6 1 (0.054%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.60%) QA
2 25 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.24%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.14%) Varnish
2 18 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.32%) Shibboleth
4 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.054%) XenApp
8 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (1.30%) Plesk
2 23 (1.24%) Puppet
2 23 (1.24%) Vagrant
3 21 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.22%) WSUS
6 3 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.054%) Cacti
7 1 (0.054%) Ansible
7 1 (0.054%) logstash
7 1 (0.054%) Kibana
7 1 (0.054%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 234 (12.66%) Zend
2 209 (11.31%) Adobe
3 176 (9.52%) Google
4 109 (5.90%) Facebook
5 94 (5.09%) Twitter
6 71 (3.84%) Microsoft
7 68 (3.68%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.57%) Red Gate
8 29 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 28 (1.52%) EPiServer
10 22 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.14%) VMware
11 21 (1.14%) Rackspace
12 18 (0.97%) Siemens
13 16 (0.87%) SAP
14 15 (0.81%) Oracle
15 14 (0.76%) ATG
16 13 (0.70%) JD Edwards
17 11 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.60%) Cisco
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pention, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
etive
Salary: Unspecified with Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Health and Incentives
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits -)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago