The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 387 418 333
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -85
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 656 750 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.04% 3.75% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 567 656 899
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
16237 20016 23290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.12% 18.91% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13591 16744 19517
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 625 £34,000 -2.85% 139
London -65 134 £40,000 - 36
South East +75 125 £38,750 +23.01% 23
North West -30 110 £32,500 - 18
Manchester 0 86 £32,500 - 4
South West +23 64 £31,250 -3.84% 8
West Midlands +27 58 £35,000 +30.84% 20
East of England +36 47 £31,000 +3.33% 10
Yorkshire +23 46 £30,764 -12.10% 12
West Yorkshire +25 38 £31,000 -11.42% 11
Leeds +25 33 £31,750 -9.28% 9
East Midlands 0 33 £32,500 +14.03% 10
East Sussex +38 31 £45,000 - 3
Brighton +39 30 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Birmingham +9 30 £33,750 +35.00% 5
Somerset +23 23 £30,000 -
Berkshire +52 19 £35,000 +48.93% 3
Dorset +10 18 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Nottinghamshire +3 17 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 16 £30,000 - 6
Lancashire +6 16 £32,500 +5.69% 6
City of London -4 16 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 15 £33,750 -3.57%
Kent +14 15 £35,000 +22.80% 4
Hampshire -5 15 £19,500 -36.58% 2
Oxfordshire +40 14 £33,750 +12.50% 7
Essex +19 12 £35,000 +34.61%
Nottingham +4 12 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Preston +1 12 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Chatham - 12 £25,000 - 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1030 (75.35%) HTML
2 1028 (75.20%) CSS
3 989 (72.35%) PHP
4 980 (71.69%) JavaScript
5 619 (45.28%) Web Development
6 613 (44.84%) jQuery
7 542 (39.65%) MySQL
8 457 (33.43%) HTML5
9 403 (29.48%) CMS
9 403 (29.48%) Git (software)
10 356 (26.04%) CSS3
11 318 (23.26%) Drupal
12 292 (21.36%) Front End Development
13 281 (20.56%) Magento
14 275 (20.12%) Sass
15 269 (19.68%) Marketing
16 261 (19.09%) E-Commerce
17 255 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
18 251 (18.36%) MVC
19 227 (16.61%) Laravel
20 197 (14.41%) Linux
21 192 (14.05%) Photoshop
22 187 (13.68%) SEO
23 180 (13.17%) OO
24 179 (13.09%) AngularJS
25 165 (12.07%) Adobe
26 159 (11.63%) User Experience
27 150 (10.97%) OOP
28 142 (10.39%) .NET
29 141 (10.31%) Node.js

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 403 (29.48%) CMS
2 318 (23.26%) Drupal
3 87 (6.36%) Joomla!
4 79 (5.78%) Apache
5 60 (4.39%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.12%) IIS
7 23 (1.68%) nginx
8 22 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (1.54%) Moodle
10 18 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.66%) ColdFusion
12 9 (0.66%) PrestaShop
13 8 (0.59%) Confluence
13 8 (0.59%) SilverStripe
14 6 (0.44%) concrete5
15 5 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
16 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
17 3 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 192 (14.05%) Photoshop
2 91 (6.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (3.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 29 (2.12%) InDesign
5 23 (1.68%) MS Excel
6 21 (1.54%) MS Office
7 18 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.29%) InVision
9 4 (0.29%) Pixate
9 4 (0.29%) UXPin
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.073%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 281 (20.56%) Magento
2 53 (3.88%) Shopify
3 35 (2.56%) OpenCart
4 18 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.80%) osCommerce
6 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.36%) Google Analytics
2 68 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.07%) GitHub
4 35 (2.56%) AdWords
5 17 (1.24%) Basecamp
6 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.88%) Sage Pay
8 11 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 11 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.66%) MailChimp
10 7 (0.51%) G Suite
10 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.44%) Office 365
12 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.29%) Route 53
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.27%) Internet
2 21 (1.54%) Intranet
3 19 (1.39%) DNS
4 17 (1.24%) Firewall
5 11 (0.80%) SSH
6 8 (0.59%) FTP
7 7 (0.51%) SSL
8 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.44%) VPN
9 5 (0.37%) DHCP
10 3 (0.22%) Network Security
10 3 (0.22%) Skype
11 2 (0.15%) HTTP
11 2 (0.15%) LDAP
11 2 (0.15%) SAN
11 2 (0.15%) SMTP
11 2 (0.15%) VLAN
11 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.15%) Wireless
11 2 (0.15%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (39.65%) MySQL
2 85 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 58 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 36 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.12%) Redis
7 14 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.66%) Big Data
10 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.37%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.29%) MS Access
12 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.22%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.15%) SQLite
15 1 (0.073%) DTS
Development Applications
1 403 (29.48%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.78%) gulp
3 78 (5.71%) Subversion
4 70 (5.12%) Grunt
5 60 (4.39%) JIRA
6 34 (2.49%) PHPUnit
7 26 (1.90%) Hudson
7 26 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.83%) CruiseControl
9 21 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 20 (1.46%) Bower
10 20 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
11 13 (0.95%) Vagrant
12 10 (0.73%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.59%) Travis CI
15 7 (0.51%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.51%) Babel
16 6 (0.44%) PhpStorm
General
1 269 (19.68%) Marketing
2 66 (4.83%) Finance
3 63 (4.61%) Advertising
4 44 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.78%) Retail
6 33 (2.41%) Publishing
7 31 (2.27%) Games
8 28 (2.05%) Legal
9 19 (1.39%) Multimedia
10 17 (1.24%) Banking
11 8 (0.59%) Automotive
11 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.51%) Law
13 6 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Local Government
14 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.073%) Back Office
15 1 (0.073%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.073%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1105 (80.83%) Developer
2 538 (39.36%) PHP Developer
3 356 (26.04%) Web Developer
4 214 (15.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 165 (12.07%) WordPress Developer
6 146 (10.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 135 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 123 (9.00%) HTML Developer
9 117 (8.56%) Senior Developer
10 104 (7.61%) HTML CSS Developer
11 89 (6.51%) Junior
12 82 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 78 (5.71%) Junior Developer
14 70 (5.12%) Designer
15 54 (3.95%) Senior PHP Developer
16 49 (3.58%) MySQL Developer
17 48 (3.51%) Digital Developer
17 48 (3.51%) Lead Developer
18 46 (3.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 44 (3.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1030 (75.35%) HTML
2 1028 (75.20%) CSS
3 613 (44.84%) jQuery
4 457 (33.43%) HTML5
5 356 (26.04%) CSS3
6 275 (20.12%) Sass
7 227 (16.61%) Laravel
8 179 (13.09%) AngularJS
9 142 (10.39%) .NET
10 141 (10.31%) Node.js
11 140 (10.24%) LAMP
12 126 (9.22%) Symfony
13 110 (8.05%) LESS
13 110 (8.05%) Web Services
14 100 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 90 (6.58%) RESTful
16 89 (6.51%) Ajax
17 87 (6.36%) CodeIgniter
18 81 (5.93%) XML
19 76 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 159 (11.63%) User Experience
2 90 (6.58%) Social Media
3 79 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (3.22%) Blog
6 34 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 24 (1.76%) iPad
9 21 (1.54%) Copywriting
10 19 (1.39%) Graphic Design
11 17 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.24%) W3C
12 13 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.95%) iPhone
13 11 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.73%) Social Network
15 9 (0.66%) Animation
15 9 (0.66%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.66%) e-Learning
16 8 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 197 (14.41%) Linux
2 41 (3.00%) Windows
3 31 (2.27%) Android
4 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 27 (1.98%) Mac OS X
5 22 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.95%) CentOS
8 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.73%) Unix
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.22%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.073%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (45.28%) Web Development
2 292 (21.36%) Front End Development
3 261 (19.09%) E-Commerce
4 255 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (18.36%) MVC
6 187 (13.68%) SEO
7 180 (13.17%) OO
8 150 (10.97%) OOP
9 119 (8.71%) Web Design
10 114 (8.34%) Analytics
11 104 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
12 101 (7.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 99 (7.24%) OO PHP
14 90 (6.58%) Open Source
15 87 (6.36%) TDD
16 78 (5.71%) Scrum
17 77 (5.63%) Data Protection
18 73 (5.34%) Content Management
19 67 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
20 66 (4.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 989 (72.35%) PHP
2 980 (71.69%) JavaScript
3 129 (9.44%) SQL
4 89 (6.51%) C#
5 80 (5.85%) Java
6 63 (4.61%) Ruby
7 49 (3.58%) Python
8 27 (1.98%) PHP 5
9 15 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.02%) Perl
11 10 (0.73%) C++
11 10 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.66%) ES6
13 8 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.51%) PHP 7
15 6 (0.44%) C
16 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.29%) Scala
18 3 (0.22%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 89 (6.51%) Degree
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.073%) CISSP
3 1 (0.073%) GCIA
3 1 (0.073%) GCIH
3 1 (0.073%) PhD
3 1 (0.073%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.66%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) WAI
3 3 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.073%) DICOM
4 1 (0.073%) HL7
4 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.02%) Docker
2 12 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.51%) Varnish
4 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) Samba
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.073%) KVM
7 1 (0.073%) Postfix
7 1 (0.073%) qmail
7 1 (0.073%) vSphere
7 1 (0.073%) XenApp
7 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.073%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.73%) cPanel
3 6 (0.44%) Ansible
4 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Nagios
5 3 (0.22%) Plesk
5 3 (0.22%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.15%) Kibana
6 2 (0.15%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.15%) Terraform
7 1 (0.073%) Cacti
7 1 (0.073%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.073%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.073%) Icinga
7 1 (0.073%) Salt
Vendors
1 165 (12.07%) Adobe
2 140 (10.24%) Google
3 124 (9.07%) Zend
4 64 (4.68%) Microsoft
5 39 (2.85%) Facebook
6 33 (2.41%) Twitter
7 26 (1.90%) Sitecore
8 18 (1.32%) Oracle
9 17 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.17%) Apple
11 13 (0.95%) Pardot
11 13 (0.95%) Perforce
12 11 (0.80%) Hootsuite
13 10 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.73%) Sage
14 9 (0.66%) Demandware
14 9 (0.66%) PayPal
15 7 (0.51%) Sophos
16 6 (0.44%) ATG
16 6 (0.44%) hybris
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