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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
UK
Rank 380 422 322
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -100
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 617 687 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.69% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 3.63% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 527 628 885
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 £24,000 £24,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
14812 18912 20942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 18.89% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12429 15834 17696
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +33 588 £32,500 -7.14% 119
London -17 136 £40,000 -5.88% 20
South East +37 134 £40,000 +26.98% 24
North West -21 89 £31,250 +4.16% 21
Manchester -24 64 £32,000 +6.66% 8
East Midlands +24 50 £32,500 +8.33% 8
East of England +51 48 £30,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands +38 45 £34,000 +13.33% 17
South West -4 43 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Yorkshire +20 36 £31,500 +5.00% 11
West Yorkshire +22 30 £32,500 -4.41% 10
East Sussex +22 26 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Brighton +23 25 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire +39 24 £40,000 +70.21% 4
Nottinghamshire +12 24 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Leeds +29 22 £33,000 -2.94% 10
Dorset +15 22 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 21 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Kent +2 21 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Birmingham +5 20 £32,500 -5.79%
Hampshire +7 19 £48,750 +77.27% 4
Chatham - 18 - -
Cambridge +15 16 £30,000 -14.28%
Nottingham +7 16 £32,500 -7.14%
Oxfordshire +33 15 £30,500 +10.90% 8
City of London +4 15 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Reading +37 14 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Lancashire +1 14 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Derbyshire +21 12 £35,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire +14 12 £32,500 -7.14% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1005 (75.17%) HTML
2 997 (74.57%) CSS
3 973 (72.77%) PHP
3 973 (72.77%) JavaScript
4 610 (45.62%) Web Development
5 594 (44.43%) jQuery
6 531 (39.72%) MySQL
7 446 (33.36%) HTML5
8 397 (29.69%) Git (software)
9 375 (28.05%) CMS
10 326 (24.38%) CSS3
11 293 (21.91%) Front End Development
12 292 (21.84%) Drupal
13 277 (20.72%) Marketing
14 256 (19.15%) Magento
14 256 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
15 253 (18.92%) Sass
16 246 (18.40%) MVC
17 243 (18.18%) E-Commerce
18 224 (16.75%) Laravel
19 207 (15.48%) Linux
20 194 (14.51%) SEO
20 194 (14.51%) AngularJS
21 187 (13.99%) OO
22 186 (13.91%) Photoshop
23 171 (12.79%) User Experience
24 159 (11.89%) LAMP
25 156 (11.67%) OOP
26 150 (11.22%) .NET
27 147 (10.99%) Adobe

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
1 375 (28.05%) CMS
2 292 (21.84%) Drupal
3 100 (7.48%) Apache
4 78 (5.83%) Joomla!
5 51 (3.81%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.17%) nginx
7 28 (2.09%) IIS
8 24 (1.80%) Moodle
9 18 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.52%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.45%) Confluence
13 6 (0.45%) PrestaShop
13 6 (0.45%) SilverStripe
14 4 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
14 4 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
15 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.22%) NServiceBus
16 2 (0.15%) Magnolia
Applications
1 186 (13.91%) Photoshop
2 87 (6.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (1.87%) InDesign
4 25 (1.87%) MS Excel
5 17 (1.27%) MS Office
6 16 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.30%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.22%) InVision
9 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.15%) Pixate
10 2 (0.15%) UXPin
11 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.075%) MS Project
11 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 256 (19.15%) Magento
2 40 (2.99%) Shopify
3 33 (2.47%) OpenCart
4 21 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.90%) osCommerce
6 7 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.075%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.31%) Google Analytics
2 67 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (4.04%) GitHub
4 31 (2.32%) AdWords
5 14 (1.05%) MailChimp
6 13 (0.97%) Basecamp
7 12 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 12 (0.90%) Sage Pay
8 11 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.67%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.52%) G Suite
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.37%) Office 365
13 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.22%) Route 53
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.22%) Internet
2 20 (1.50%) DNS
3 18 (1.35%) Intranet
4 17 (1.27%) Firewall
5 10 (0.75%) SSH
6 9 (0.67%) FTP
7 7 (0.52%) SSL
7 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.37%) VPN
9 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.22%) DHCP
10 3 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.15%) 3G
11 2 (0.15%) 4G
11 2 (0.15%) HTTP
11 2 (0.15%) SAN
11 2 (0.15%) SMTP
11 2 (0.15%) VLAN
11 2 (0.15%) Wireless
11 2 (0.15%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (39.72%) MySQL
2 73 (5.46%) SQL Server
3 54 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 32 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.27%) Redis
8 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.90%) Big Data
10 9 (0.67%) BigQuery
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.30%) MS Access
12 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.22%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.22%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 397 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 87 (6.51%) gulp
3 73 (5.46%) Grunt
4 71 (5.31%) Subversion
5 52 (3.89%) JIRA
6 35 (2.62%) PHPUnit
7 22 (1.65%) Bower
8 20 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
10 18 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.05%) Hudson
12 13 (0.97%) CruiseControl
12 13 (0.97%) Vagrant
13 10 (0.75%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.60%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.52%) Babel
15 7 (0.52%) Travis CI
15 7 (0.52%) webpack
16 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 277 (20.72%) Marketing
2 62 (4.64%) Finance
3 57 (4.26%) Advertising
4 40 (2.99%) Games
5 37 (2.77%) Publishing
6 36 (2.69%) Retail
7 32 (2.39%) Legal
8 31 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.42%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.12%) Banking
11 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.60%) Automotive
12 8 (0.60%) French Language
12 8 (0.60%) German Language
13 6 (0.45%) Law
14 5 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
15 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.075%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1096 (81.97%) Developer
2 528 (39.49%) PHP Developer
3 353 (26.40%) Web Developer
4 214 (16.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 180 (13.46%) WordPress Developer
6 144 (10.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 131 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 123 (9.20%) HTML Developer
9 122 (9.12%) Senior Developer
10 101 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
11 99 (7.40%) Junior
12 86 (6.43%) Junior Developer
13 82 (6.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 59 (4.41%) Designer
15 53 (3.96%) Senior PHP Developer
16 47 (3.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 46 (3.44%) Digital Developer
18 43 (3.22%) Drupal Developer
19 42 (3.14%) Lead Developer
19 42 (3.14%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1005 (75.17%) HTML
2 997 (74.57%) CSS
3 594 (44.43%) jQuery
4 446 (33.36%) HTML5
5 326 (24.38%) CSS3
6 253 (18.92%) Sass
7 224 (16.75%) Laravel
8 194 (14.51%) AngularJS
9 159 (11.89%) LAMP
10 150 (11.22%) .NET
11 135 (10.10%) Node.js
12 121 (9.05%) Symfony
13 106 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 103 (7.70%) Ajax
14 103 (7.70%) Web Services
15 100 (7.48%) LESS
16 86 (6.43%) CodeIgniter
17 77 (5.76%) RESTful
18 76 (5.68%) XML
19 72 (5.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.79%) User Experience
2 85 (6.36%) Social Media
3 72 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.92%) Blog
7 28 (2.09%) iPad
8 19 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.27%) Graphic Design
10 16 (1.20%) Copywriting
10 16 (1.20%) iPhone
10 16 (1.20%) W3C
11 15 (1.12%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.97%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.82%) Xbox
14 10 (0.75%) e-Learning
14 10 (0.75%) Video Editing
15 9 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 207 (15.48%) Linux
2 43 (3.22%) Windows
3 27 (2.02%) Android
4 23 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 22 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.75%) CentOS
8 10 (0.75%) Unix
9 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.075%) Debian
13 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (45.62%) Web Development
2 293 (21.91%) Front End Development
3 256 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 246 (18.40%) MVC
5 243 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 194 (14.51%) SEO
7 187 (13.99%) OO
8 156 (11.67%) OOP
9 109 (8.15%) Web Design
10 103 (7.70%) Analytics
11 102 (7.63%) OO PHP
12 101 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
13 92 (6.88%) Open Source
13 92 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
13 92 (6.88%) TDD
14 74 (5.53%) Data Protection
15 73 (5.46%) Content Management
16 71 (5.31%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.01%) Scrum
18 61 (4.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 973 (72.77%) JavaScript
1 973 (72.77%) PHP
2 132 (9.87%) SQL
3 90 (6.73%) C#
4 82 (6.13%) Java
5 73 (5.46%) Python
6 55 (4.11%) Ruby
7 28 (2.09%) PHP 5
8 22 (1.65%) Perl
9 14 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.97%) C++
11 10 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.67%) ES6
13 7 (0.52%) PHP 7
13 7 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.37%) C
14 5 (0.37%) Scala
15 4 (0.30%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (6.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.59%) QA
2 4 (0.30%) WAI
3 3 (0.22%) WCAG
4 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.075%) DICOM
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
5 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.82%) Docker
3 7 (0.52%) Varnish
4 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) NFS
5 2 (0.15%) Samba
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.075%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.075%) KVM
6 1 (0.075%) Postfix
6 1 (0.075%) qmail
6 1 (0.075%) vSphere
6 1 (0.075%) XenApp
6 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.075%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.82%) cPanel
3 7 (0.52%) Ansible
4 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.22%) Kibana
5 3 (0.22%) Nagios
5 3 (0.22%) Plesk
5 3 (0.22%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.15%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.15%) Terraform
7 1 (0.075%) Cacti
7 1 (0.075%) Consul
7 1 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.075%) Icinga
7 1 (0.075%) Salt
Vendors
1 147 (10.99%) Adobe
2 141 (10.55%) Google
3 126 (9.42%) Zend
4 56 (4.19%) Microsoft
5 35 (2.62%) Facebook
6 29 (2.17%) Twitter
7 24 (1.80%) Perforce
8 20 (1.50%) Sitecore
9 16 (1.20%) Apple
9 16 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.90%) Oracle
11 9 (0.67%) Demandware
11 9 (0.67%) Hootsuite
11 9 (0.67%) Tableau
12 8 (0.60%) Pardot
12 8 (0.60%) PayPal
12 8 (0.60%) Sage
13 7 (0.52%) Sophos
14 5 (0.37%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.37%) hybris
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 20% bonus and amazing benifits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago