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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 329 354 425
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +71
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 919 744 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.80% 3.41% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 753 637 540
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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
24183 21821 24635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 20.00% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19731 18450 21085
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 883 £33,500 +3.07% 109
London -8 327 £42,500 +6.25% 32
South East +40 154 £30,000 -14.28% 19
North West +40 123 £32,500 +18.18% 19
Manchester +43 84 £32,500 +8.33% 16
West Midlands +30 78 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Yorkshire -18 66 £30,000 +4.34% 7
Hampshire +37 60 £30,000 - 5
South West 0 59 £30,000 - 10
City of London -16 47 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East of England -7 37 £29,000 +3.57% 4
Berkshire +10 33 £30,000 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire -14 33 £21,500 -24.56% 6
Warwickshire +37 31 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Southampton +30 30 £30,000 - 3
Surrey +1 30 £45,000 +66.66% 5
Cheshire -6 24 £35,000 +45.83% 1
East Midlands -22 23 £30,000 -6.25% 8
Dorset -3 21 £37,500 +20.00% 5
Bristol +17 20 £30,000 +9.09% 2
South Yorkshire -15 19 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Bournemouth -7 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Leeds -27 16 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 15 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +6 14 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Leicestershire +4 14 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Lancashire 0 14 £25,750 -3.73% 2
Chester +5 13 £25,000 +16.27%
Leatherhead - 12 £45,000 -
Birmingham -3 11 £23,500 -24.19% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1532 (81.53%) HTML
2 1507 (80.20%) CSS
3 1436 (76.42%) PHP
4 1351 (71.90%) JavaScript
5 946 (50.35%) jQuery
6 891 (47.42%) MySQL
7 759 (40.39%) CMS
8 698 (37.15%) HTML5
9 597 (31.77%) CSS3
10 508 (27.04%) Drupal
11 463 (24.64%) Marketing
12 441 (23.47%) Magento
13 416 (22.14%) Git (software)
14 397 (21.13%) E-Commerce
15 364 (19.37%) SEO
16 331 (17.62%) MVC
17 330 (17.56%) Linux
18 328 (17.46%) Photoshop
19 291 (15.49%) Web Development
20 271 (14.42%) SQL
21 258 (13.73%) Joomla!
22 255 (13.57%) Ajax
22 255 (13.57%) OO
23 251 (13.36%) LAMP
24 230 (12.24%) .NET
24 230 (12.24%) Zend
25 228 (12.13%) Responsive Web Design
26 220 (11.71%) Apache
27 211 (11.23%) Adobe
28 208 (11.07%) Subversion

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 759 (40.39%) CMS
2 508 (27.04%) Drupal
3 258 (13.73%) Joomla!
4 220 (11.71%) Apache
5 107 (5.69%) Node.js
6 87 (4.63%) Umbraco
7 72 (3.83%) IIS
8 57 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 47 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 46 (2.45%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
12 35 (1.86%) nginx
13 31 (1.65%) concrete5
14 29 (1.54%) NServiceBus
15 25 (1.33%) WebSphere
16 19 (1.01%) SilverStripe
17 17 (0.90%) Facebook Platform
18 15 (0.80%) Alfresco
18 15 (0.80%) Confluence
19 14 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 328 (17.46%) Photoshop
2 160 (8.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (2.18%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.18%) Fireworks
4 33 (1.76%) MS Office
5 19 (1.01%) InDesign
5 19 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.053%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 441 (23.47%) Magento
2 105 (5.59%) Google Analytics
3 30 (1.60%) Shopify
4 16 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.75%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.053%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.053%) Line 500
9 1 (0.053%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.053%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.60%) Amazon S3
4 29 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.33%) SaaS
6 23 (1.22%) GitHub
7 16 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
8 14 (0.75%) Office 365
9 10 (0.53%) MailChimp
10 9 (0.48%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.32%) Route 53
13 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.11%) Heroku
16 1 (0.053%) Trello
16 1 (0.053%) CheetahMail
16 1 (0.053%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.51%) DNS
2 64 (3.41%) Intranet
3 37 (1.97%) Internet
4 34 (1.81%) HTTP
4 34 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.65%) SSL
6 28 (1.49%) SSH
7 21 (1.12%) FTP
8 11 (0.59%) VPN
8 11 (0.59%) Extranet
9 7 (0.37%) SMTP
9 7 (0.37%) LAN
10 6 (0.32%) POP3
11 5 (0.27%) SAN
11 5 (0.27%) VLAN
11 5 (0.27%) Firewall
11 5 (0.27%) Wireless
12 4 (0.21%) Network Security
12 4 (0.21%) ICMP
12 4 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 891 (47.42%) MySQL
2 142 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 80 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 78 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 66 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.02%) RavenDB
7 37 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.54%) Redis
9 29 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 23 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.64%) MS Access
15 10 (0.53%) Big Data
16 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.16%) SQLite
17 3 (0.16%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 416 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 208 (11.07%) Subversion
3 67 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.41%) JIRA
5 47 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
6 45 (2.39%) Grunt
7 42 (2.24%) PHPUnit
8 36 (1.92%) Hudson
8 36 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 34 (1.81%) TeamCity
10 31 (1.65%) Jasmine
11 29 (1.54%) NCrunch
11 29 (1.54%) ReSharper
12 27 (1.44%) CruiseControl
13 24 (1.28%) Selenium
14 23 (1.22%) Maven
15 18 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (0.85%) JUnit
17 13 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 463 (24.64%) Marketing
2 148 (7.88%) Finance
3 84 (4.47%) Advertising
4 81 (4.31%) Retail
5 52 (2.77%) Publishing
6 47 (2.50%) Games
7 24 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.06%) Banking
9 16 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 10 (0.53%) Billing
10 10 (0.53%) Legal
11 8 (0.43%) Automotive
12 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.27%) Back Office
14 4 (0.21%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.16%) Electronics
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.11%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.053%) Law
17 1 (0.053%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1490 (79.30%) Developer
2 599 (31.88%) Web Developer
3 511 (27.20%) PHP Developer
4 297 (15.81%) Front-End Developer
5 168 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 137 (7.29%) Designer
7 117 (6.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 115 (6.12%) Junior
9 89 (4.74%) Junior Developer
10 84 (4.47%) Front-End Web Developer
11 76 (4.04%) Web Designer
12 72 (3.83%) WordPress Developer
13 68 (3.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 55 (2.93%) Senior PHP Developer
15 53 (2.82%) .NET Developer
15 53 (2.82%) Lead Developer
16 50 (2.66%) C# Developer
17 47 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
17 47 (2.50%) Magento Developer
18 45 (2.39%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1532 (81.53%) HTML
2 1507 (80.20%) CSS
3 946 (50.35%) jQuery
4 698 (37.15%) HTML5
5 597 (31.77%) CSS3
6 255 (13.57%) Ajax
7 251 (13.36%) LAMP
8 230 (12.24%) .NET
9 174 (9.26%) XHTML
10 173 (9.21%) Web Services
11 166 (8.83%) Sass
12 156 (8.30%) Symfony
13 150 (7.98%) Backbone.js
14 148 (7.88%) AngularJS
15 147 (7.82%) XML
16 135 (7.18%) ASP.NET
17 121 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 119 (6.33%) LESS
19 118 (6.28%) Flash
20 108 (5.75%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 195 (10.38%) Open Source
2 190 (10.11%) Social Media
3 162 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 67 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 55 (2.93%) W3C
6 48 (2.55%) Blog
7 43 (2.29%) Digital Media
8 42 (2.24%) Graphic Design
9 27 (1.44%) Animation
10 26 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.12%) Copywriting
12 20 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.96%) NHS
14 16 (0.85%) FMCG
15 14 (0.75%) iPhone
15 14 (0.75%) Replication
15 14 (0.75%) Xbox
16 11 (0.59%) BBC
17 9 (0.48%) Web 2.0
17 9 (0.48%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 330 (17.56%) Linux
2 167 (8.89%) Windows
3 153 (8.14%) Apple iOS
4 146 (7.77%) Android
5 46 (2.45%) CentOS
6 40 (2.13%) UNIX
7 32 (1.70%) Windows Phone
8 30 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.64%) Fedora
10 12 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.59%) Debian
12 8 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.16%) SELinux
16 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (21.13%) E-Commerce
2 364 (19.37%) SEO
3 331 (17.62%) MVC
4 291 (15.49%) Web Development
5 255 (13.57%) OO
6 228 (12.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 201 (10.70%) OOP
8 200 (10.64%) Content Management
9 188 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (9.90%) Web Design
11 167 (8.89%) Analytics
12 142 (7.56%) Digital Marketing
13 124 (6.60%) TDD
14 122 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (5.22%) OO PHP
16 87 (4.63%) Scrum
17 80 (4.26%) BDD
18 79 (4.20%) Mobile Application Development
19 75 (3.99%) CRM
20 71 (3.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1436 (76.42%) PHP
2 1351 (71.90%) JavaScript
3 271 (14.42%) SQL
4 187 (9.95%) Java
5 151 (8.04%) C#
6 149 (7.93%) PHP5
7 112 (5.96%) Python
8 93 (4.95%) Ruby
9 55 (2.93%) ActionScript
10 29 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.38%) Perl
12 24 (1.28%) Objective-C
12 24 (1.28%) ActionScript 3.0
13 18 (0.96%) VB
14 15 (0.80%) PHP4
15 13 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.69%) C
15 13 (0.69%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.48%) C++
17 8 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 176 (9.37%) Degree
2 6 (0.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (0.21%) PhD
4 3 (0.16%) HND
5 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.11%) MBA
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.053%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.71%) QA
2 30 (1.60%) SLA
3 23 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.21%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (1.22%) Varnish
2 17 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.32%) Shibboleth
4 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.053%) XenApp
7 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (1.70%) Plesk
2 21 (1.12%) Puppet
2 21 (1.12%) Vagrant
2 21 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.21%) WSUS
4 4 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.053%) Cacti
5 1 (0.053%) Ansible
5 1 (0.053%) logstash
5 1 (0.053%) Kibana
5 1 (0.053%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 230 (12.24%) Zend
2 211 (11.23%) Adobe
3 184 (9.79%) Google
4 107 (5.69%) Facebook
5 92 (4.90%) Twitter
6 68 (3.62%) Microsoft
7 65 (3.46%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.54%) EPiServer
8 29 (1.54%) Red Gate
8 29 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 29 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.28%) VMware
10 21 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 19 (1.01%) Sony
12 18 (0.96%) Siemens
12 18 (0.96%) SAP
13 17 (0.90%) Oracle
14 15 (0.80%) ATG
14 15 (0.80%) JD Edwards
15 12 (0.64%) Demandware
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent training + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10k Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
WTG Technologies Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
WTG (Web Technology Group)
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum £35k to £45k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday