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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 414 320 394
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +74
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 695 1001 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 4.44% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 657 902 617
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £47,500 £52,050
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
20963 22566 22377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.70% 21.20% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17686 19136 18279
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -82 677 £35,000 +4.47% 161
London -37 234 £42,500 +17.24% 43
South East +1 147 £31,500 -3.07% 23
North West -17 89 £32,000 +16.36% 30
South West -66 68 £35,000 +5.26% 5
Manchester -3 64 £32,000 +16.36% 13
Yorkshire -13 49 £34,000 +30.76% 18
Surrey +10 43 £35,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -15 40 £33,250 +27.88% 12
Leeds +8 33 £34,000 +4.61% 12
East Midlands +3 33 £36,500 -8.75% 15
Dorset -23 33 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Kent +17 31 £32,500 +18.18% 2
East of England -4 28 £35,000 +7.69% 11
City of London -7 27 £43,750 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -53 26 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Cheshire +24 19 £34,000 -2.85% 10
East Sussex +12 19 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Hampshire -5 18 £24,500 -24.61% 6
Brighton +8 17 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bournemouth -33 17 £32,500 -4.41%
Leicestershire +18 16 £45,000 +57.89% 5
Berkshire -17 16 £27,250 -22.14%
Bristol -26 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Leicester - 15 £45,000 - 2
Verwood - 11 £35,000 -
Camberley +4 10 £27,000 -16.92% 1
North Yorkshire +24 9 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Reading +12 9 £23,500 -32.85%
Suffolk -10 9 £27,500 -21.42% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1251 (83.23%) HTML
2 1197 (79.64%) CSS
3 1109 (73.79%) PHP
4 1088 (72.39%) JavaScript
5 736 (48.97%) jQuery
6 647 (43.05%) HTML5
7 618 (41.12%) MySQL
8 596 (39.65%) CMS
9 537 (35.73%) CSS3
10 447 (29.74%) Git (software)
11 418 (27.81%) Front End Development
12 369 (24.55%) Marketing
13 368 (24.48%) Drupal
14 301 (20.03%) Web Development
15 287 (19.10%) Magento
16 276 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
17 262 (17.43%) Photoshop
18 261 (17.37%) Adobe
19 259 (17.23%) Sass
20 258 (17.17%) User Experience
21 257 (17.10%) E-Commerce
22 254 (16.90%) SEO
23 252 (16.77%) AngularJS
24 249 (16.57%) MVC
25 241 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 235 (15.64%) SQL
27 224 (14.90%) Linux
28 222 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
29 215 (14.30%) LAMP
30 200 (13.31%) OO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 596 (39.65%) CMS
2 368 (24.48%) Drupal
3 133 (8.85%) Joomla!
4 108 (7.19%) Apache
5 90 (5.99%) Node.js
6 65 (4.32%) SharePoint
7 50 (3.33%) Umbraco
8 44 (2.93%) IIS
9 29 (1.93%) nginx
10 28 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
11 25 (1.66%) Moodle
12 22 (1.46%) Kentico
12 22 (1.46%) Liferay
13 20 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
15 14 (0.93%) SilverStripe
16 12 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.73%) Sitefinity
18 8 (0.53%) Confluence
18 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 262 (17.43%) Photoshop
2 71 (4.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 29 (1.93%) Fireworks
4 29 (1.93%) InDesign
5 20 (1.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (0.80%) MS Office
7 11 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.067%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.067%) MS Project
11 1 (0.067%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 287 (19.10%) Magento
2 18 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
4 9 (0.60%) OpenCart
4 9 (0.60%) Shopify
5 8 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.13%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 107 (7.12%) Google Analytics
2 55 (3.66%) GitHub
3 44 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.13%) AdWords
5 22 (1.46%) IaaS
6 21 (1.40%) MailChimp
7 16 (1.06%) Sage Pay
8 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.93%) SaaS
10 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.53%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
15 3 (0.20%) Office 365
16 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
16 2 (0.13%) Veeva
17 1 (0.067%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.40%) DNS
2 33 (2.20%) Intranet
2 33 (2.20%) SSH
3 29 (1.93%) Internet
4 21 (1.40%) FTP
5 14 (0.93%) PuTTY
6 13 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.73%) SSL
8 10 (0.67%) Firewall
8 10 (0.67%) SAN
9 8 (0.53%) SMTP
10 7 (0.47%) IMAP
10 7 (0.47%) POP3
11 5 (0.33%) LDAP
12 3 (0.20%) DHCP
12 3 (0.20%) HTTP
12 3 (0.20%) SMS
12 3 (0.20%) VPN
13 2 (0.13%) Telnet
14 1 (0.067%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (41.12%) MySQL
2 111 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 64 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 26 (1.73%) Redis
6 18 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.73%) Big Data
9 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.47%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.33%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.27%) Navicat
14 4 (0.27%) QlikView
14 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 447 (29.74%) Git (software)
2 183 (12.18%) Subversion
3 146 (9.71%) Grunt
4 66 (4.39%) gulp
5 63 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 40 (2.66%) Bower
7 35 (2.33%) Vagrant
8 25 (1.66%) Maven
9 24 (1.60%) JIRA
10 23 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (1.53%) Bitbucket
11 22 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
13 18 (1.20%) PHPUnit
14 16 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.00%) git-flow
16 13 (0.86%) PhpStorm
17 11 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 11 (0.73%) Visual Studio
18 10 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 369 (24.55%) Marketing
2 100 (6.65%) Finance
3 77 (5.12%) Advertising
4 43 (2.86%) Publishing
5 35 (2.33%) Retail
6 32 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.06%) Games
8 24 (1.60%) Legal
9 23 (1.53%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.00%) Banking
11 13 (0.86%) Law
12 9 (0.60%) Electronics
13 8 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Back Office
16 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.20%) Swedish Language
17 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1221 (81.24%) Developer
2 586 (38.99%) PHP Developer
3 481 (32.00%) Web Developer
4 284 (18.90%) HTML Developer
5 274 (18.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 249 (16.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 246 (16.37%) WordPress Developer
8 203 (13.51%) PHP Web Developer
9 202 (13.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 145 (9.65%) Senior Developer
11 115 (7.65%) MySQL Developer
12 114 (7.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 102 (6.79%) Junior
14 93 (6.19%) Designer
14 93 (6.19%) Junior Developer
15 75 (4.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 75 (4.99%) Senior PHP Developer
16 65 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
17 63 (4.19%) Lead Developer
18 49 (3.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1251 (83.23%) HTML
2 1197 (79.64%) CSS
3 736 (48.97%) jQuery
4 647 (43.05%) HTML5
5 537 (35.73%) CSS3
6 259 (17.23%) Sass
7 252 (16.77%) AngularJS
8 241 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 215 (14.30%) LAMP
10 181 (12.04%) .NET
11 180 (11.98%) XML
12 170 (11.31%) Symfony
13 168 (11.18%) LESS
14 166 (11.04%) Ajax
15 157 (10.45%) Laravel
16 142 (9.45%) JSON
17 103 (6.85%) Web Services
18 85 (5.66%) ASP.NET
19 72 (4.79%) XHTML
20 55 (3.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 258 (17.17%) User Experience
2 107 (7.12%) Social Media
3 78 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 49 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.40%) Graphic Design
7 30 (2.00%) Digital Media
8 22 (1.46%) W3C
9 21 (1.40%) Blog
10 14 (0.93%) NHS
11 13 (0.86%) Animation
11 13 (0.86%) Replication
12 11 (0.73%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.67%) FMCG
13 10 (0.67%) Life Science
13 10 (0.67%) Physics
14 8 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.53%) Smart Energy
15 7 (0.47%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 224 (14.90%) Linux
2 62 (4.13%) Unix
3 60 (3.99%) Windows
4 39 (2.59%) Android
5 37 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.53%) CentOS
7 21 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.13%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.93%) Solaris
10 10 (0.67%) Debian
10 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.47%) AIX
11 7 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.067%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (27.81%) Front End Development
2 301 (20.03%) Web Development
3 276 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (17.10%) E-Commerce
5 254 (16.90%) SEO
6 249 (16.57%) MVC
7 222 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 200 (13.31%) OO
9 175 (11.64%) Web Design
10 141 (9.38%) Analytics
11 134 (8.92%) OOP
12 117 (7.78%) OO PHP
13 112 (7.45%) Content Management
14 102 (6.79%) Digital Marketing
15 94 (6.25%) Project Management
16 90 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (5.46%) Scrum
18 79 (5.26%) TDD
19 78 (5.19%) Open Source
20 76 (5.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1109 (73.79%) PHP
2 1088 (72.39%) JavaScript
3 235 (15.64%) SQL
4 100 (6.65%) Java
5 86 (5.72%) C#
6 44 (2.93%) PHP 5
7 35 (2.33%) Perl
8 29 (1.93%) Python
9 18 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.00%) ES6
11 12 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.73%) VB
13 10 (0.67%) Ruby
13 10 (0.67%) Scala
13 10 (0.67%) XPath
14 9 (0.60%) C++
15 8 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (7.65%) Degree
2 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.27%) A+ Certification
4 4 (0.27%) MCDST
4 4 (0.27%) MCSA
4 4 (0.27%) MCSE
4 4 (0.27%) MCTS
5 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.067%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.067%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.067%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.46%) QA
2 10 (0.67%) SLA
3 4 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (1.66%) Varnish
2 23 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.47%) iptables
4 7 (0.47%) Sendmail
4 7 (0.47%) Xen
5 5 (0.33%) Docker
5 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (1.40%) cPanel
2 19 (1.26%) Puppet
3 15 (1.00%) Nagios
4 14 (0.93%) Plesk
5 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.67%) Ansible
7 7 (0.47%) Cacti
8 5 (0.33%) logstash
9 4 (0.27%) WSUS
10 3 (0.20%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.067%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.067%) MOM
Vendors
1 261 (17.37%) Adobe
2 146 (9.71%) Google
3 145 (9.65%) Zend
4 80 (5.32%) Microsoft
5 72 (4.79%) Twitter
6 43 (2.86%) Oracle
7 34 (2.26%) Sitecore
8 32 (2.13%) Facebook
9 28 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.26%) VMware
11 15 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 13 (0.86%) Perforce
13 11 (0.73%) Rackspace
13 11 (0.73%) Sencha
14 9 (0.60%) Vermilion
14 9 (0.60%) Yahoo!
15 8 (0.53%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.40%) Civica
16 6 (0.40%) Northgate
Congleton, Cheshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum See advert
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 Plus beneifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago