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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 347 344 364
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 879 928 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 3.70% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 690 764 642
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%

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
22396 25055 22272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.40% 21.29% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18653 20729 18805
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 837 £32,500 - 175
London -33 254 £40,000 - 47
South East +60 198 £35,000 +16.66% 26
North West +24 147 £30,000 - 27
Surrey +57 88 £36,250 -19.44% 9
Manchester +9 84 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Yorkshire -4 67 £30,000 - 20
City of London +26 66 £49,000 +30.66% 6
West Midlands -40 65 £30,000 -3.22% 11
South West -24 52 £27,000 -10.00% 7
West Yorkshire +16 45 £30,000 +9.09% 15
Hampshire -6 39 £35,000 +55.55% 9
Berkshire -6 37 £43,000 +56.36% 1
East of England +16 36 £35,000 +20.68% 10
Reigate - 36 £32,500 - 3
Guildford +35 28 £40,000 +45.45%
East Midlands +8 27 £30,000 -2.43% 21
Leeds +3 27 £30,000 - 10
Cheshire -2 25 £26,500 -13.11% 8
Lancashire +5 23 £22,500 -6.25% 4
Dorset +9 22 £27,000 -28.00% 3
Southampton 0 18 £34,500 +15.00% 4
South Yorkshire -5 18 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Sheffield +8 17 £30,000 +6.19% 2
Bournemouth 0 15 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 15 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Nottinghamshire - 15 £28,000 - 9
Preston +6 14 £22,750 -20.86% 2
Milton Keynes +2 14 £33,500 -21.17% 3
Maidenhead +17 13 - -

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1350 (85.23%) HTML
2 1304 (82.32%) CSS
3 1188 (75.00%) PHP
4 1137 (71.78%) JavaScript
5 835 (52.71%) jQuery
6 702 (44.32%) MySQL
7 694 (43.81%) HTML5
8 591 (37.31%) CMS
9 536 (33.84%) CSS3
10 450 (28.41%) Git (software)
11 415 (26.20%) Marketing
12 355 (22.41%) Drupal
13 340 (21.46%) Web Development
14 331 (20.90%) MVC
15 298 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
16 278 (17.55%) SEO
17 251 (15.85%) Photoshop
18 250 (15.78%) User Experience
19 245 (15.47%) Linux
19 245 (15.47%) Magento
20 236 (14.90%) E-Commerce
21 222 (14.02%) Adobe
22 212 (13.38%) Sass
23 201 (12.69%) AngularJS
24 190 (11.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 190 (11.99%) Subversion
25 186 (11.74%) LAMP
26 182 (11.49%) OO
26 182 (11.49%) Joomla!
27 176 (11.11%) Symfony

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 591 (37.31%) CMS
2 355 (22.41%) Drupal
3 182 (11.49%) Joomla!
4 149 (9.41%) Apache
5 116 (7.32%) Node.js
6 48 (3.03%) Umbraco
7 40 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 35 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (2.08%) Kentico
10 26 (1.64%) concrete5
11 22 (1.39%) Moodle
11 22 (1.39%) nginx
12 21 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 19 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (1.07%) Tomcat
15 16 (1.01%) IIS
15 16 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.76%) Liferay
17 11 (0.69%) TYPO3
18 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 251 (15.85%) Photoshop
2 104 (6.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 95 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (2.65%) MS Office
5 31 (1.96%) InDesign
6 29 (1.83%) MS Excel
7 20 (1.26%) Fireworks
8 13 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.44%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.19%) MS Project
12 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.063%) GIMP
13 1 (0.063%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.063%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 245 (15.47%) Magento
2 16 (1.01%) Shopify
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.19%) Primavera
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 34 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.76%) GitHub
5 11 (0.69%) SaaS
6 10 (0.63%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.25%) MailChimp
9 4 (0.25%) Trello
10 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.063%) Office 365
11 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.063%) Heroku
11 1 (0.063%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.10%) Intranet
2 58 (3.66%) Internet
3 35 (2.21%) DNS
4 24 (1.52%) FTP
5 20 (1.26%) SSH
6 18 (1.14%) HTTP
6 18 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.07%) SSL
7 17 (1.07%) Firewall
8 10 (0.63%) VPN
9 8 (0.51%) Network Security
10 7 (0.44%) Wireless
11 6 (0.38%) LAN
11 6 (0.38%) WAN
12 5 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (0.32%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.32%) IMAP
12 5 (0.32%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (44.32%) MySQL
2 79 (4.99%) SQL Server
3 56 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 46 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.83%) Big Data
7 15 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 12 (0.76%) Redis
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.32%) OLTP
11 5 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.32%) OLAP
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.19%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.19%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 450 (28.41%) Git (software)
2 190 (11.99%) Subversion
3 81 (5.11%) Grunt
4 66 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 56 (3.54%) Dreamweaver
6 43 (2.71%) PHPUnit
7 38 (2.40%) JIRA
8 36 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 33 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (1.89%) gulp
11 27 (1.70%) Axure RP
12 20 (1.26%) Bitbucket
13 16 (1.01%) Bower
14 15 (0.95%) Sublime Text
15 13 (0.82%) Selenium
16 11 (0.69%) TeamCity
17 10 (0.63%) JUnit
17 10 (0.63%) Maven
17 10 (0.63%) Hudson
18 9 (0.57%) Behat
General
1 415 (26.20%) Marketing
2 88 (5.56%) Finance
3 73 (4.61%) Advertising
4 42 (2.65%) Publishing
5 41 (2.59%) Retail
6 31 (1.96%) Multimedia
7 29 (1.83%) Games
8 18 (1.14%) Automotive
9 16 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.63%) Law
12 8 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.25%) Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) Electronics
16 1 (0.063%) German Language
16 1 (0.063%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1333 (84.15%) Developer
2 557 (35.16%) Web Developer
3 434 (27.40%) PHP Developer
4 327 (20.64%) Front-End Developer
5 154 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 118 (7.45%) Designer
7 109 (6.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 102 (6.44%) PHP Web Developer
9 93 (5.87%) WordPress Developer
10 84 (5.30%) Junior
11 76 (4.80%) Junior Developer
12 69 (4.36%) Senior PHP Developer
13 65 (4.10%) Web Designer
14 48 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 43 (2.71%) Lead Developer
16 34 (2.15%) Junior Web Developer
17 32 (2.02%) Magento Developer
18 28 (1.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
19 27 (1.70%) Junior PHP Developer
20 26 (1.64%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1350 (85.23%) HTML
2 1304 (82.32%) CSS
3 835 (52.71%) jQuery
4 694 (43.81%) HTML5
5 536 (33.84%) CSS3
6 212 (13.38%) Sass
7 201 (12.69%) AngularJS
8 190 (11.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 186 (11.74%) LAMP
10 176 (11.11%) Symfony
11 148 (9.34%) Ajax
12 143 (9.03%) XML
13 138 (8.71%) .NET
14 108 (6.82%) Laravel
15 100 (6.31%) LESS
16 98 (6.19%) JSON
17 86 (5.43%) Web Services
17 86 (5.43%) REST
18 77 (4.86%) XHTML
19 74 (4.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 250 (15.78%) User Experience
2 144 (9.09%) Social Media
3 89 (5.62%) W3C
3 89 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 43 (2.71%) Graphic Design
5 37 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (1.64%) Video Editing
8 24 (1.52%) Blog
9 17 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.01%) Animation
11 15 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 14 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 12 (0.76%) Copywriting
14 11 (0.69%) Photography
14 11 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.63%) Clustering
15 10 (0.63%) Social Network
16 8 (0.51%) Statistics
16 8 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 245 (15.47%) Linux
2 68 (4.29%) Windows
3 45 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 40 (2.53%) Android
5 37 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 32 (2.02%) CentOS
7 27 (1.70%) UNIX
8 17 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.69%) AIX
10 11 (0.69%) Solaris
11 10 (0.63%) Debian
12 8 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.44%) openSUSE
13 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.32%) SUSE
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (21.46%) Web Development
2 331 (20.90%) MVC
3 298 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (17.55%) SEO
5 236 (14.90%) E-Commerce
6 182 (11.49%) OO
7 165 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 146 (9.22%) OOP
9 136 (8.59%) Web Design
10 132 (8.33%) Content Management
11 127 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
12 119 (7.51%) Analytics
13 92 (5.81%) Scrum
14 87 (5.49%) Pay per click
15 78 (4.92%) Project Management
16 74 (4.67%) TDD
16 74 (4.67%) Open Source
17 71 (4.48%) CRM
17 71 (4.48%) OO PHP
18 64 (4.04%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1188 (75.00%) PHP
2 1137 (71.78%) JavaScript
3 147 (9.28%) SQL
4 108 (6.82%) C#
5 102 (6.44%) Java
6 79 (4.99%) PHP5
7 54 (3.41%) Python
8 45 (2.84%) Ruby
9 30 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.83%) Perl
11 23 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.07%) C
13 16 (1.01%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.57%) C++
15 8 (0.51%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.44%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.32%) Korn
17 5 (0.32%) Jython
17 5 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (9.34%) Degree
2 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.13%) HND
4 1 (0.063%) ISEB
4 1 (0.063%) CCNA
4 1 (0.063%) PMP
4 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.063%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.063%) PhD
4 1 (0.063%) MCSE
4 1 (0.063%) MCSA
4 1 (0.063%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.34%) QA
2 11 (0.69%) SLA
3 7 (0.44%) WCAG
3 7 (0.44%) WAI
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.57%) Xen
3 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.51%) KVM
4 7 (0.44%) Docker
5 6 (0.38%) iptables
5 6 (0.38%) Varnish
6 5 (0.32%) pfSense
6 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.32%) vSphere
6 5 (0.32%) XenServer
6 5 (0.32%) VMware Server
6 5 (0.32%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.063%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.063%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 28 (1.77%) cPanel
2 17 (1.07%) Plesk
2 17 (1.07%) Vagrant
3 15 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.82%) Puppet
5 11 (0.69%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.44%) Salt
7 5 (0.32%) Cacti
7 5 (0.32%) Nagios
8 4 (0.25%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.25%) Ansible
9 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.063%) SELinux
10 1 (0.063%) logstash
10 1 (0.063%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.063%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.063%) DameWare
Vendors
1 222 (14.02%) Adobe
2 172 (10.86%) Zend
3 116 (7.32%) Google
4 84 (5.30%) Oracle
5 71 (4.48%) Twitter
6 66 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 48 (3.03%) hybris
8 44 (2.78%) Facebook
9 39 (2.46%) Sitecore
10 29 (1.83%) Perforce
11 25 (1.58%) IBM
12 21 (1.33%) Rackspace
12 21 (1.33%) ATG
13 20 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.63%) Apple
15 10 (0.63%) VMware
16 7 (0.44%) OpenText
16 7 (0.44%) Citrix
17 6 (0.38%) Sophos
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