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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 311 356 396
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +40
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1043 806 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 3.51% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 890 713 618
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
24197 22975 23424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 20.99% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20414 19162 20362
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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 +37 981 £35,000 +7.69% 163
London +68 389 £39,500 -1.25% 64
North West +68 161 £32,000 +6.66% 29
South East -39 145 £32,500 - 28
Manchester +40 105 £32,500 +8.33% 15
South West -14 75 £31,000 -4.61% 15
City of London +46 62 £35,000 -6.66% 22
West Midlands +9 59 £35,000 +42.85% 7
Yorkshire -17 58 £33,500 +21.81% 8
East Midlands +18 51 £37,500 +20.00% 2
East of England -29 48 £32,500 +8.33% 8
West Yorkshire -2 37 £35,000 +13.82% 7
Surrey -21 37 £41,500 +56.60% 5
Warwickshire +25 36 £40,000 +66.66% 4
Hampshire -5 35 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Dorset -6 35 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Nottinghamshire +23 28 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire +21 28 £30,000 +20.00% 4
Cheshire +12 28 £40,000 +35.59% 8
Leeds -4 28 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Oxfordshire +20 27 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Bournemouth +4 27 £34,000 -9.33% 8
Nottingham +20 26 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +7 26 £28,000 -13.84% 4
Southampton +5 21 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Edinburgh +6 20 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Berkshire -11 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Northamptonshire -11 19 £32,500 +35.41%
South Yorkshire -21 18 £33,500 +39.58% 1
Wiltshire +4 17 £37,500 +36.36% 3

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1615 (82.65%) HTML
2 1612 (82.50%) CSS
3 1499 (76.71%) JavaScript
4 1428 (73.08%) PHP
5 1072 (54.86%) jQuery
6 906 (46.37%) MySQL
7 790 (40.43%) CMS
8 789 (40.38%) HTML5
9 656 (33.57%) CSS3
10 559 (28.61%) Git (software)
11 511 (26.15%) Drupal
12 485 (24.82%) Marketing
13 474 (24.26%) MVC
14 382 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
15 365 (18.68%) E-Commerce
16 362 (18.53%) Linux
17 333 (17.04%) SEO
18 319 (16.33%) OO
19 316 (16.17%) Photoshop
20 314 (16.07%) Web Development
21 302 (15.46%) Subversion
22 299 (15.30%) Responsive Web Design
23 290 (14.84%) Magento
24 289 (14.79%) SQL
25 287 (14.69%) LAMP
26 284 (14.53%) .NET
27 281 (14.38%) Zend
28 271 (13.87%) User Experience
29 250 (12.79%) Ajax
30 242 (12.38%) Joomla!

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 790 (40.43%) CMS
2 511 (26.15%) Drupal
3 242 (12.38%) Joomla!
4 207 (10.59%) Apache
5 131 (6.70%) Umbraco
6 114 (5.83%) Node.js
7 83 (4.25%) IIS
8 51 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 51 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 49 (2.51%) SharePoint
10 40 (2.05%) nginx
11 37 (1.89%) concrete5
12 31 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
13 21 (1.07%) Apache Solr
14 20 (1.02%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.97%) NServiceBus
16 14 (0.72%) Kentico
17 13 (0.67%) Moodle
18 12 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
19 10 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 316 (16.17%) Photoshop
2 156 (7.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 103 (5.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 45 (2.30%) Fireworks
5 43 (2.20%) MS Excel
6 35 (1.79%) MS Office
7 25 (1.28%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.82%) InDesign
9 13 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.36%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.10%) GIMP
13 1 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.051%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 290 (14.84%) Magento
2 63 (3.22%) Google Analytics
3 50 (2.56%) Shopify
4 10 (0.51%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.41%) Agresso
6 6 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.20%) osCommerce
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Zen Cart
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.54%) GitHub
3 27 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 27 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.33%) Office 365
5 22 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.97%) SaaS
7 16 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
7 16 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
7 16 (0.82%) MailChimp
8 6 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.15%) Trello
9 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.10%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Heroku
10 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.051%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.66%) DNS
2 41 (2.10%) Intranet
3 37 (1.89%) Internet
3 37 (1.89%) HTTP
4 33 (1.69%) SSH
5 25 (1.28%) Broadband
6 21 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.92%) SSL
8 16 (0.82%) Firewall
9 10 (0.51%) Telnet
9 10 (0.51%) FTP
10 7 (0.36%) VPN
10 7 (0.36%) LAN
10 7 (0.36%) WAN
10 7 (0.36%) SMTP
11 6 (0.31%) POP3
11 6 (0.31%) Network Security
12 5 (0.26%) Wireless
12 5 (0.26%) Symposium
13 4 (0.20%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (46.37%) MySQL
2 221 (11.31%) SQL Server
3 114 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 97 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 83 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 60 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (2.46%) Redis
8 47 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 34 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 28 (1.43%) RavenDB
11 23 (1.18%) MS Access
12 21 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.51%) Big Data
18 9 (0.46%) MariaDB
19 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 4 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 559 (28.61%) Git (software)
2 302 (15.46%) Subversion
3 88 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 61 (3.12%) Hudson
5 56 (2.87%) Dreamweaver
6 53 (2.71%) PHPUnit
7 48 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 46 (2.35%) JIRA
9 44 (2.25%) CruiseControl
10 40 (2.05%) Grunt
11 32 (1.64%) Maven
12 29 (1.48%) JUnit
12 29 (1.48%) Cucumber
13 28 (1.43%) NetBeans
13 28 (1.43%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.33%) PhpStorm
15 25 (1.28%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (1.23%) Behat
17 20 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 485 (24.82%) Marketing
2 154 (7.88%) Finance
3 101 (5.17%) Advertising
4 74 (3.79%) Retail
5 47 (2.41%) Games
6 44 (2.25%) Publishing
7 40 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 19 (0.97%) Automotive
8 19 (0.97%) Legal
9 17 (0.87%) Banking
10 16 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 15 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.46%) French Language
12 9 (0.46%) German Language
13 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.41%) Local Government
14 6 (0.31%) Electronics
15 5 (0.26%) Back Office
16 4 (0.20%) Law
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1598 (81.78%) Developer
2 667 (34.14%) Web Developer
3 535 (27.38%) PHP Developer
4 320 (16.38%) Front-End Developer
5 198 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 144 (7.37%) Junior
7 116 (5.94%) Junior Developer
7 116 (5.94%) Designer
8 115 (5.89%) PHP Web Developer
9 91 (4.66%) Senior Web Developer
10 88 (4.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 79 (4.04%) WordPress Developer
12 78 (3.99%) Front-End Web Developer
13 67 (3.43%) Web Designer
14 64 (3.28%) Senior PHP Developer
15 61 (3.12%) .NET Developer
16 48 (2.46%) Junior Web Developer
16 48 (2.46%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 47 (2.41%) Lead Developer
18 41 (2.10%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1615 (82.65%) HTML
2 1612 (82.50%) CSS
3 1072 (54.86%) jQuery
4 789 (40.38%) HTML5
5 656 (33.57%) CSS3
6 287 (14.69%) LAMP
7 284 (14.53%) .NET
8 250 (12.79%) Ajax
9 223 (11.41%) Symfony
10 212 (10.85%) Sass
11 200 (10.24%) XML
12 179 (9.16%) Backbone.js
13 173 (8.85%) Web Services
14 171 (8.75%) ASP.NET
15 168 (8.60%) AngularJS
16 144 (7.37%) LESS
17 129 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 118 (6.04%) RESTful
19 107 (5.48%) XHTML
20 95 (4.86%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 271 (13.87%) User Experience
2 213 (10.90%) Social Media
3 170 (8.70%) Open Source
4 137 (7.01%) Mobile App
5 80 (4.09%) Graphic Design
5 80 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 62 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (2.87%) Blog
8 49 (2.51%) W3C
9 39 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 26 (1.33%) Replication
11 24 (1.23%) Animation
12 21 (1.07%) iPad
13 17 (0.87%) Social Network
13 17 (0.87%) iPhone
14 14 (0.72%) Photography
15 12 (0.61%) Video Editing
15 12 (0.61%) NHS
16 11 (0.56%) Smartphone
17 10 (0.51%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 362 (18.53%) Linux
2 185 (9.47%) Windows
3 110 (5.63%) Android
4 102 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 59 (3.02%) UNIX
6 44 (2.25%) CentOS
7 30 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.02%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.51%) Fedora
12 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.46%) Debian
13 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.20%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.051%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (24.26%) MVC
2 382 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (18.68%) E-Commerce
4 333 (17.04%) SEO
5 319 (16.33%) OO
6 314 (16.07%) Web Development
7 299 (15.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 225 (11.51%) Web Design
8 225 (11.51%) OOP
9 193 (9.88%) OO PHP
10 165 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
11 162 (8.29%) TDD
12 150 (7.68%) Content Management
13 144 (7.37%) Scrum
14 141 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
15 118 (6.04%) Analytics
16 117 (5.99%) BDD
17 89 (4.55%) Project Management
18 83 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 81 (4.15%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1499 (76.71%) JavaScript
2 1428 (73.08%) PHP
3 289 (14.79%) SQL
4 189 (9.67%) PHP5
5 179 (9.16%) C#
6 177 (9.06%) Java
7 113 (5.78%) Ruby
8 68 (3.48%) Python
9 30 (1.54%) VB
10 29 (1.48%) ActionScript
11 26 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.02%) C++
13 19 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
14 15 (0.77%) Perl
15 12 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.51%) C
18 9 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
19 7 (0.36%) Bash Shell
20 6 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 174 (8.90%) Degree
2 4 (0.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.10%) EnCE
3 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.051%) CCENT
4 1 (0.051%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.051%) MCP
4 1 (0.051%) MCSE
4 1 (0.051%) MCSA
4 1 (0.051%) CCNA
4 1 (0.051%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.051%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.84%) ISO 9001
2 33 (1.69%) QA
3 11 (0.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.051%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.97%) Varnish
3 10 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.051%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.13%) Puppet
2 21 (1.07%) Vagrant
3 19 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.61%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.51%) Plesk
6 8 (0.41%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.26%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.20%) nmon
8 4 (0.20%) Ansible
9 2 (0.10%) Nagios
10 1 (0.051%) DameWare
10 1 (0.051%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.051%) SCCM
10 1 (0.051%) Cacti
10 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.051%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 281 (14.38%) Zend
2 210 (10.75%) Adobe
3 132 (6.76%) Google
4 120 (6.14%) Twitter
5 118 (6.04%) Facebook
6 95 (4.86%) Microsoft
7 63 (3.22%) Sitecore
8 46 (2.35%) EPiServer
9 42 (2.15%) Oracle
10 29 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.43%) VMware
11 28 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.33%) Eloqua
13 22 (1.13%) Siemens
14 21 (1.07%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.97%) Rackspace
15 19 (0.97%) Red Gate
16 16 (0.82%) hybris
16 16 (0.82%) ATG
17 12 (0.61%) Apple
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + free parking
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: Yesterday
West Kingsdown, Kent
Communication Design Partnership
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday