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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 380 376 359
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 749 877 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 4.31% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 691 700 756
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%

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
17751 20329 23363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 18.50% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15152 16827 18902
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
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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 -6 693 £32,750 -6.42% 131
London -11 200 £42,500 +6.25% 40
North West -11 130 £32,500 +8.33% 17
South East -63 97 £33,000 -5.71% 20
Manchester -1 90 £32,500 -2.25% 8
West Midlands +12 79 £27,500 - 12
South West +26 69 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Yorkshire +15 54 £30,000 - 15
West Yorkshire +9 35 £30,000 - 13
Leeds +36 34 £30,000 -14.28% 8
East of England +20 34 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Warwickshire +21 32 £26,500 -3.63% 2
City of London +30 29 £41,250 -8.33% 5
East Midlands +13 25 £35,000 +25.00% 10
Cheshire +19 22 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Dorset +6 22 £29,250 +6.36% 2
Birmingham -3 19 £30,000 - 6
Hampshire -29 18 £35,000 - 5
Bournemouth +11 17 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Scotland +27 16 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Bristol +31 15 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 15 £33,750 +14.40% 5
Worcestershire +21 15 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Oxfordshire -2 15 £39,500 +21.53% 5
East Sussex +19 14 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Gloucestershire +10 14 £31,250 -16.66%
Wales +10 14 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Stroud - 14 £31,250 -
Lancashire +12 13 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Berkshire -7 13 £33,000 -30.52% 1

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1067 (73.84%) HTML
2 1055 (73.01%) CSS
3 999 (69.13%) JavaScript
4 993 (68.72%) PHP
5 658 (45.54%) jQuery
6 644 (44.57%) Web Development
7 504 (34.88%) CMS
8 501 (34.67%) HTML5
9 497 (34.39%) MySQL
10 387 (26.78%) CSS3
11 352 (24.36%) Drupal
12 339 (23.46%) Git (software)
13 310 (21.45%) Magento
14 306 (21.18%) Marketing
15 298 (20.62%) Front End Development
16 284 (19.65%) E-Commerce
17 269 (18.62%) Sass
18 248 (17.16%) User Experience
19 238 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
20 236 (16.33%) MVC
21 199 (13.77%) Photoshop
22 194 (13.43%) Linux
23 179 (12.39%) SEO
24 177 (12.25%) Adobe
25 168 (11.63%) .NET
26 166 (11.49%) AngularJS
27 165 (11.42%) SQL Server
28 159 (11.00%) Laravel
29 155 (10.73%) LAMP
30 149 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 504 (34.88%) CMS
2 352 (24.36%) Drupal
3 104 (7.20%) Joomla!
4 89 (6.16%) Apache
5 76 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 40 (2.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 26 (1.80%) IIS
7 26 (1.80%) Kentico
8 25 (1.73%) Jadu
9 21 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.38%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.31%) ExpressionEngine
12 16 (1.11%) PrestaShop
13 15 (1.04%) Moodle
14 14 (0.97%) concrete5
15 13 (0.90%) ColdFusion
16 12 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.69%) nginx
17 10 (0.69%) SilverStripe
18 7 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 199 (13.77%) Photoshop
2 93 (6.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 64 (4.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (2.91%) MS Excel
5 31 (2.15%) MS Office
6 19 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (1.25%) InDesign
8 16 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 16 (1.11%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.69%) UXPin
10 8 (0.55%) Pixate
11 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.21%) MS Project
13 2 (0.14%) InVision
14 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.069%) InCopy
14 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 310 (21.45%) Magento
2 62 (4.29%) Shopify
3 30 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.31%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.55%) osCommerce
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.069%) Maximo
9 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (5.74%) Google Analytics
2 53 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.42%) AdWords
4 32 (2.21%) GitHub
5 24 (1.66%) Sage Pay
6 22 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 15 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.04%) Basecamp
9 13 (0.90%) MailChimp
10 10 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.42%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.42%) Office 365
12 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.28%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
13 4 (0.28%) Force.com
14 3 (0.21%) PaaS
14 3 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.88%) Intranet
2 40 (2.77%) Internet
3 17 (1.18%) DNS
4 16 (1.11%) SSH
5 11 (0.76%) Firewall
6 7 (0.48%) SSL
7 6 (0.42%) HTTP
7 6 (0.42%) SAN
7 6 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.35%) FTP
9 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.21%) DHCP
10 3 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) Skype
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
12 1 (0.069%) Broadband
12 1 (0.069%) IMAP
12 1 (0.069%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 1 (0.069%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (34.39%) MySQL
2 165 (11.42%) SQL Server
3 69 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.08%) Redis
7 24 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.35%) Big Data
12 4 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.21%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.14%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 339 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 104 (7.20%) Subversion
3 63 (4.36%) JIRA
4 59 (4.08%) gulp
5 57 (3.94%) Grunt
6 36 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.87%) CruiseControl
8 27 (1.87%) Dreamweaver
8 27 (1.87%) Hudson
9 26 (1.80%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.45%) Selenium
11 20 (1.38%) JUnit
11 20 (1.38%) TestNG
12 18 (1.25%) Gradle
12 18 (1.25%) Maven
13 17 (1.18%) Log4j
14 16 (1.11%) PHPUnit
15 11 (0.76%) Bower
16 9 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 306 (21.18%) Marketing
2 75 (5.19%) Finance
3 74 (5.12%) Advertising
4 58 (4.01%) Publishing
5 48 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.84%) Retail
7 30 (2.08%) Games
8 25 (1.73%) Multimedia
9 21 (1.45%) Legal
10 19 (1.31%) Banking
11 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 5 (0.35%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Electronics
13 4 (0.28%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.069%) French Language
15 1 (0.069%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1074 (74.33%) Developer
2 454 (31.42%) PHP Developer
3 377 (26.09%) Web Developer
4 238 (16.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 184 (12.73%) WordPress Developer
6 144 (9.97%) HTML Developer
7 141 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 140 (9.69%) PHP Web Developer
9 126 (8.72%) HTML CSS Developer
10 110 (7.61%) Senior Developer
11 101 (6.99%) Designer
12 98 (6.78%) Junior
13 81 (5.61%) Junior Developer
14 74 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
15 64 (4.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 60 (4.15%) Web Designer
17 55 (3.81%) .NET Developer
18 52 (3.60%) Analyst
19 49 (3.39%) MySQL Developer
20 47 (3.25%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1067 (73.84%) HTML
2 1055 (73.01%) CSS
3 658 (45.54%) jQuery
4 501 (34.67%) HTML5
5 387 (26.78%) CSS3
6 269 (18.62%) Sass
7 168 (11.63%) .NET
8 166 (11.49%) AngularJS
9 159 (11.00%) Laravel
10 155 (10.73%) LAMP
11 149 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 121 (8.37%) Node.js
13 114 (7.89%) LESS
14 113 (7.82%) Ajax
15 110 (7.61%) Web Services
16 100 (6.92%) Symfony
17 94 (6.51%) ASP.NET
18 88 (6.09%) XML
19 76 (5.26%) RESTful
20 67 (4.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 248 (17.16%) User Experience
2 88 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 84 (5.81%) Social Media
4 48 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.56%) Blog
7 28 (1.94%) Digital Media
7 28 (1.94%) W3C
8 25 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.66%) Graphic Design
10 19 (1.31%) Copywriting
11 16 (1.11%) iPad
12 13 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.83%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.83%) Photography
14 11 (0.76%) Animation
15 10 (0.69%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
16 9 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 194 (13.43%) Linux
2 60 (4.15%) Android
3 48 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 45 (3.11%) Windows
5 36 (2.49%) Ubuntu
6 25 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.18%) openSUSE
8 15 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.97%) Unix
10 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.69%) CentOS
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.14%) HPUX
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.069%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (44.57%) Web Development
2 298 (20.62%) Front End Development
3 284 (19.65%) E-Commerce
4 238 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (16.33%) MVC
6 179 (12.39%) SEO
7 145 (10.03%) Web Design
8 144 (9.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 134 (9.27%) OO
10 123 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
11 121 (8.37%) Analytics
12 118 (8.17%) Content Management
13 94 (6.51%) Open Source
14 93 (6.44%) Scrum
15 91 (6.30%) Project Management
16 90 (6.23%) OOP
17 79 (5.47%) CRM
18 77 (5.33%) OO PHP
19 73 (5.05%) TDD
20 71 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 999 (69.13%) JavaScript
2 993 (68.72%) PHP
3 140 (9.69%) SQL
4 119 (8.24%) C#
5 111 (7.68%) Java
6 63 (4.36%) Ruby
7 27 (1.87%) PHP 5
8 23 (1.59%) Perl
8 23 (1.59%) Python
9 16 (1.11%) C++
10 13 (0.90%) VB
11 12 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.55%) Scala
14 7 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.28%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.28%) ES6
15 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (8.17%) Degree
2 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.42%) MBA
4 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.14%) CCNA
5 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.14%) MCSA
5 2 (0.14%) MCSE
6 1 (0.069%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.069%) CISSP
6 1 (0.069%) GCIA
6 1 (0.069%) GCIH
6 1 (0.069%) PhD
6 1 (0.069%) PMP
6 1 (0.069%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.91%) QA
2 9 (0.62%) WCAG
3 4 (0.28%) WAI
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (1.87%) Docker
2 15 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.28%) Varnish
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
7 1 (0.069%) Postfix
7 1 (0.069%) qmail
7 1 (0.069%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (2.01%) Puppet
2 27 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.25%) Salt
4 14 (0.97%) cPanel
5 5 (0.35%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.14%) Nagios
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.14%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.14%) Plesk
6 2 (0.14%) Terraform
7 1 (0.069%) Ansible
7 1 (0.069%) Cacti
7 1 (0.069%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.069%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.069%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 177 (12.25%) Adobe
2 128 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 123 (8.51%) Google
4 88 (6.09%) Zend
5 62 (4.29%) Sitecore
6 52 (3.60%) Oracle
7 44 (3.04%) Facebook
8 38 (2.63%) Twitter
9 23 (1.59%) PayPal
10 22 (1.52%) EPiServer
11 19 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.25%) Apple
13 15 (1.04%) VMware
14 13 (0.90%) Sage
15 9 (0.62%) Pardot
16 8 (0.55%) Rackspace
17 7 (0.48%) ATG
17 7 (0.48%) Marketo
18 6 (0.42%) Hootsuite
18 6 (0.42%) Sencha
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - £40k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Tech
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + flexible working hours and more
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago