The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 342 356 423
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +67
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 939 774 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.69% 3.30% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 814 692 594
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +2.52%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25419 23481 25108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.71% 20.77% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20888 19775 21875
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +26 916 £32,500 -1.51% 134
London +35 360 £37,500 -6.25% 46
South East +17 220 £32,500 -1.51% 28
North West +21 86 £29,000 -3.33% 23
City of London +30 73 £35,000 -12.50% 10
South West -37 61 £29,000 -13.43% 10
Yorkshire -38 60 £30,000 +17.64% 13
Hampshire +9 52 £32,000 +16.36% 3
East of England +4 50 £28,500 -8.80% 7
Manchester +14 47 £29,000 -3.33% 14
Surrey -16 46 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Berkshire +15 41 £37,500 +4.16% 5
West Midlands +14 41 £29,500 -1.66% 4
Oxfordshire +16 38 £32,000 -14.66% 5
West Yorkshire -27 38 £30,000 +9.09% 11
Leeds -3 37 £30,000 +9.09% 11
East Midlands -17 37 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Cheshire +13 29 £32,500 +11.11% 5
East Sussex +3 27 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Brighton -9 22 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Nottingham -7 21 £28,500 -3.38% 1
Bristol -20 21 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire -21 21 £28,500 -3.38% 1
Chester +25 19 £29,000 -10.76%
Birmingham +8 18 £30,000 - 2
Southampton -3 18 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Suffolk +6 17 £27,500 - 1
Oxford +3 16 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Wiltshire -4 16 £27,500 -23.61%
Reading +11 15 £35,500 -16.47% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1412 (84.30%) HTML
2 1329 (79.34%) CSS
3 1284 (76.66%) PHP
4 1173 (70.03%) JavaScript
5 849 (50.69%) jQuery
6 805 (48.06%) MySQL
7 750 (44.78%) HTML5
8 651 (38.87%) CMS
9 614 (36.66%) CSS3
10 521 (31.10%) Drupal
11 449 (26.81%) Magento
12 385 (22.99%) Marketing
13 347 (20.72%) E-Commerce
14 302 (18.03%) Photoshop
15 297 (17.73%) SEO
16 285 (17.01%) Linux
17 273 (16.30%) MVC
17 273 (16.30%) Web Development
18 251 (14.99%) Git (software)
19 242 (14.45%) XHTML
20 240 (14.33%) Ajax
21 234 (13.97%) Content Management
22 229 (13.67%) Joomla!
23 226 (13.49%) OO
23 226 (13.49%) Apache
24 225 (13.43%) SQL
25 223 (13.31%) Adobe
26 218 (13.01%) Zend
27 217 (12.96%) OOP
28 214 (12.78%) .NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 651 (38.87%) CMS
2 521 (31.10%) Drupal
3 229 (13.67%) Joomla!
4 226 (13.49%) Apache
5 119 (7.10%) Umbraco
6 102 (6.09%) IIS
7 72 (4.30%) Alfresco
8 69 (4.12%) Node.js
9 63 (3.76%) SharePoint
10 42 (2.51%) WebSphere
11 39 (2.33%) nginx
12 37 (2.21%) ExpressionEngine
13 33 (1.97%) SilverStripe
14 31 (1.85%) concrete5
14 31 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
15 27 (1.61%) DNN
16 26 (1.55%) NServiceBus
17 18 (1.07%) Apache Solr
18 16 (0.96%) MS Exchange
19 15 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 302 (18.03%) Photoshop
2 129 (7.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (3.88%) Fireworks
4 44 (2.63%) MS Excel
5 28 (1.67%) MS Office
6 9 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.42%) InDesign
8 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.18%) MS Project
9 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 449 (26.81%) Magento
2 88 (5.25%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.60%) Shopify
5 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.36%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.12%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.19%) SaaS
4 17 (1.01%) GitHub
5 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.42%) CloudFront
6 6 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.24%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.18%) Office 365
9 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.12%) Route 53
11 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.16%) Internet
2 40 (2.39%) SSH
3 38 (2.27%) FTP
4 33 (1.97%) Intranet
5 29 (1.73%) DNS
6 21 (1.25%) SSL
7 20 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.84%) HTTP
9 11 (0.66%) VPN
10 10 (0.60%) Extranet
11 5 (0.30%) Firewall
12 4 (0.24%) VLAN
12 4 (0.24%) SAN
12 4 (0.24%) LAN
12 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.18%) SMS
13 3 (0.18%) VoIP
14 2 (0.12%) Network Security
14 2 (0.12%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (48.06%) MySQL
2 152 (9.07%) SQL Server
3 53 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 32 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 26 (1.55%) RavenDB
8 23 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.48%) DB2
11 5 (0.30%) Redis
12 3 (0.18%) MS Access
13 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.060%) Big Data
14 1 (0.060%) SimpleDB
14 1 (0.060%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.060%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 251 (14.99%) Git (software)
2 149 (8.90%) Subversion
3 63 (3.76%) PhoneGap
4 38 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
5 33 (1.97%) JIRA
6 28 (1.67%) Grunt
7 27 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 26 (1.55%) ReSharper
8 26 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.55%) NCrunch
9 14 (0.84%) Selenium
10 13 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.72%) Xcode
12 8 (0.48%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.42%) Sublime Text
13 7 (0.42%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.36%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.36%) Flash Builder
15 5 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 385 (22.99%) Marketing
2 129 (7.70%) Finance
3 60 (3.58%) Retail
4 59 (3.52%) Advertising
5 48 (2.87%) Publishing
6 40 (2.39%) Games
7 18 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.48%) Billing
9 8 (0.48%) Legal
10 7 (0.42%) Back Office
11 6 (0.36%) Banking
12 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.30%) Law
13 4 (0.24%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.060%) Automotive
14 1 (0.060%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.060%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1333 (79.58%) Developer
2 512 (30.57%) Web Developer
3 438 (26.15%) PHP Developer
4 314 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
5 139 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 120 (7.16%) Designer
7 92 (5.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 84 (5.01%) PHP Web Developer
9 83 (4.96%) Front-End Web Developer
10 76 (4.54%) Junior
11 69 (4.12%) Web Designer
12 67 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
13 65 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
14 64 (3.82%) Senior PHP Developer
14 64 (3.82%) Junior Developer
15 61 (3.64%) Administrator
16 46 (2.75%) .NET Developer
17 42 (2.51%) Lead Developer
18 38 (2.27%) C# Developer
19 33 (1.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1412 (84.30%) HTML
2 1329 (79.34%) CSS
3 849 (50.69%) jQuery
4 750 (44.78%) HTML5
5 614 (36.66%) CSS3
6 242 (14.45%) XHTML
7 240 (14.33%) Ajax
8 214 (12.78%) .NET
9 207 (12.36%) LAMP
10 167 (9.97%) Flash
11 156 (9.31%) XML
12 139 (8.30%) CodeIgniter
13 133 (7.94%) ASP.NET
13 133 (7.94%) Backbone.js
14 126 (7.52%) Web Services
15 116 (6.93%) JSON
16 103 (6.15%) AngularJS
16 103 (6.15%) Symfony
17 86 (5.13%) SOAP
18 80 (4.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 212 (12.66%) Mobile App
2 161 (9.61%) Open Source
3 120 (7.16%) Social Media
4 74 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.82%) W3C
6 34 (2.03%) Digital Media
7 30 (1.79%) Blog
8 28 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 26 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.31%) Copywriting
11 19 (1.13%) Animation
12 18 (1.07%) iPhone
13 16 (0.96%) NHS
14 15 (0.90%) Graphic Design
15 14 (0.84%) Xbox
16 12 (0.72%) Statistics
16 12 (0.72%) iPad
17 10 (0.60%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.60%) Replication
18 9 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 285 (17.01%) Linux
2 172 (10.27%) Windows
3 141 (8.42%) Apple iOS
4 124 (7.40%) Android
5 57 (3.40%) CentOS
6 49 (2.93%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.21%) UNIX
8 29 (1.73%) Windows Phone
9 24 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 19 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.84%) Debian
12 12 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.24%) SELinux
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
18 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (20.72%) E-Commerce
2 297 (17.73%) SEO
3 273 (16.30%) MVC
3 273 (16.30%) Web Development
4 234 (13.97%) Content Management
5 226 (13.49%) OO
6 217 (12.96%) OOP
7 162 (9.67%) Web Design
7 162 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (9.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 157 (9.37%) Digital Marketing
9 122 (7.28%) Analytics
10 113 (6.75%) Mobile Application Development
11 81 (4.84%) OO PHP
12 70 (4.18%) TDD
13 69 (4.12%) iOS Development
14 64 (3.82%) Project Management
15 63 (3.76%) Android Development
16 57 (3.40%) CRM
17 56 (3.34%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1284 (76.66%) PHP
2 1173 (70.03%) JavaScript
3 225 (13.43%) SQL
4 168 (10.03%) Java
5 164 (9.79%) Python
6 131 (7.82%) PHP5
7 86 (5.13%) C#
8 78 (4.66%) ActionScript
9 69 (4.12%) Ruby
9 69 (4.12%) Perl
10 46 (2.75%) Objective-C
11 22 (1.31%) ActionScript 3.0
12 14 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 14 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
15 10 (0.60%) PHP4
15 10 (0.60%) C++
16 6 (0.36%) C
16 6 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (8.48%) Degree
2 10 (0.60%) PhD
3 7 (0.42%) HND
3 7 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.36%) MySQL Certification
5 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.060%) CCNA
7 1 (0.060%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.060%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.63%) QA
1 44 (2.63%) SLA
2 8 (0.48%) WAI
3 4 (0.24%) WCAG
4 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (1.91%) vSphere
3 31 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 24 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.30%) Varnish
8 4 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.24%) KVM
9 3 (0.18%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.060%) XenApp
10 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.060%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 92 (5.49%) Plesk
2 11 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.30%) Nagios
4 3 (0.18%) Puppet
4 3 (0.18%) WSUS
5 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.060%) OpenView
Vendors
1 223 (13.31%) Adobe
2 218 (13.01%) Zend
3 176 (10.51%) Google
4 100 (5.97%) Facebook
5 97 (5.79%) Microsoft
6 60 (3.58%) VMware
7 53 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 51 (3.04%) Twitter
9 45 (2.69%) Sitecore
10 38 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.97%) Oracle
12 26 (1.55%) EPiServer
12 26 (1.55%) Xamarin
12 26 (1.55%) Red Gate
13 25 (1.49%) Ektron
14 21 (1.25%) Sencha
15 18 (1.07%) IBM
15 18 (1.07%) Siemens
16 15 (0.90%) Cisco
16 15 (0.90%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits + stock
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum NUMBER OF MID-SENIOR LEVEL ROLES
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus (Including paid overtime & excellent benefits)
Posted: Yesterday