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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 300 358 393
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +35
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1048 775 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 3.43% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 894 673 640
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
23519 22621 23485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 20.99% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 18617 20462
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 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +52 991 £34,000 +4.61% 95
London +52 368 £37,500 -6.25% 28
North West +69 173 £30,000 +3.44% 21
South East -37 145 £32,500 - 14
Manchester +40 106 £27,500 - 10
South West +6 99 £31,500 -3.07% 14
City of London +47 84 £35,000 -4.76% 10
East Midlands +35 53 £38,750 +23.01% 6
West Midlands -10 53 £35,000 +41.41% 5
Yorkshire -1 52 £33,500 +26.41% 5
Dorset +5 50 £30,000 -11.76% 12
Bournemouth +10 42 £30,375 -24.06% 12
East of England -31 39 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +42 36 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire +23 34 £30,000 - 6
Hampshire -21 34 £31,500 +14.54% 5
Cheshire +24 33 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire +14 32 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Nottingham +36 31 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire +15 30 £40,000 +64.94% 3
Surrey -11 29 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Scotland +27 27 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Oxfordshire +13 26 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bristol -5 24 £40,000 +23.07%
Edinburgh +15 23 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Berkshire -19 22 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Leeds +1 21 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Southampton -7 19 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Macclesfield +11 18 £45,000 -
Kent - 16 £27,500 - 1

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1632 (84.60%) HTML
2 1625 (84.24%) CSS
3 1494 (77.45%) JavaScript
4 1375 (71.28%) PHP
5 1083 (56.14%) jQuery
6 885 (45.88%) MySQL
7 821 (42.56%) HTML5
8 783 (40.59%) CMS
9 677 (35.10%) CSS3
10 568 (29.45%) Git (software)
11 506 (26.23%) Drupal
12 490 (25.40%) MVC
13 485 (25.14%) Marketing
14 396 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
15 373 (19.34%) E-Commerce
16 344 (17.83%) OO
17 333 (17.26%) Linux
18 320 (16.59%) Photoshop
19 311 (16.12%) Web Development
20 303 (15.71%) SEO
21 300 (15.55%) Subversion
22 291 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
23 289 (14.98%) .NET
24 285 (14.77%) Magento
25 284 (14.72%) User Experience
26 282 (14.62%) SQL
27 278 (14.41%) Zend
28 267 (13.84%) LAMP
29 245 (12.70%) Ajax
30 241 (12.49%) Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 783 (40.59%) CMS
2 506 (26.23%) Drupal
3 233 (12.08%) Joomla!
4 195 (10.11%) Apache
5 137 (7.10%) Umbraco
6 110 (5.70%) Node.js
7 77 (3.99%) IIS
8 50 (2.59%) SharePoint
9 45 (2.33%) nginx
10 42 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 42 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.02%) concrete5
12 33 (1.71%) ExpressionEngine
13 20 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.88%) NServiceBus
15 16 (0.83%) Kentico
16 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
18 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.57%) Alfresco
Applications
1 320 (16.59%) Photoshop
2 156 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 107 (5.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 45 (2.33%) Fireworks
5 43 (2.23%) MS Excel
6 29 (1.50%) MS Office
7 28 (1.45%) MS Visio
8 23 (1.19%) InDesign
9 15 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (0.62%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.16%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.052%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.052%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.052%) GIMP
14 1 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 285 (14.77%) Magento
2 54 (2.80%) Google Analytics
3 48 (2.49%) Shopify
4 10 (0.52%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.41%) Agresso
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.10%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.10%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.052%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.56%) Office 365
2 30 (1.56%) GitHub
3 28 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 15 (0.78%) SaaS
5 15 (0.78%) MailChimp
6 12 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
7 9 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.41%) PaaS
9 6 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.16%) Trello
13 1 (0.052%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.052%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.81%) Intranet
2 32 (1.66%) Internet
3 28 (1.45%) DNS
3 28 (1.45%) Broadband
3 28 (1.45%) SSH
4 24 (1.24%) HTTP
5 15 (0.78%) Firewall
6 11 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.52%) Telnet
8 8 (0.41%) Symposium
8 8 (0.41%) SSL
8 8 (0.41%) FTP
9 7 (0.36%) VPN
9 7 (0.36%) LAN
9 7 (0.36%) WAN
10 6 (0.31%) POP3
10 6 (0.31%) SMTP
10 6 (0.31%) Network Security
11 5 (0.26%) Wireless
12 4 (0.21%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (45.88%) MySQL
2 224 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 119 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 90 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 73 (3.78%) NoSQL
6 68 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (2.64%) Redis
8 44 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 35 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.30%) MS Access
11 23 (1.19%) RavenDB
12 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (0.78%) MariaDB
15 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.62%) Big Data
17 8 (0.41%) Neo4j
17 8 (0.41%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 568 (29.45%) Git (software)
2 300 (15.55%) Subversion
3 74 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.32%) Dreamweaver
5 56 (2.90%) Hudson
6 46 (2.38%) PHPUnit
7 44 (2.28%) Visual Studio
8 42 (2.18%) CruiseControl
8 42 (2.18%) JIRA
9 41 (2.13%) Grunt
10 33 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 33 (1.71%) Maven
11 32 (1.66%) NetBeans
12 31 (1.61%) JUnit
12 31 (1.61%) PhpStorm
13 28 (1.45%) Cucumber
14 25 (1.30%) Behat
15 23 (1.19%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (1.09%) Axure RP
General
1 485 (25.14%) Marketing
2 135 (7.00%) Finance
3 107 (5.55%) Advertising
4 63 (3.27%) Retail
5 49 (2.54%) Games
6 43 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.02%) Publishing
8 18 (0.93%) Banking
8 18 (0.93%) Legal
9 17 (0.88%) Automotive
10 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.52%) German Language
13 9 (0.47%) French Language
14 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.41%) Local Government
15 7 (0.36%) Back Office
16 6 (0.31%) Electronics
17 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 1588 (82.32%) Developer
2 644 (33.39%) Web Developer
3 532 (27.58%) PHP Developer
4 346 (17.94%) Front-End Developer
5 203 (10.52%) Senior Developer
6 139 (7.21%) Junior
7 124 (6.43%) Designer
8 118 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 117 (6.07%) PHP Web Developer
10 92 (4.77%) Senior Web Developer
11 86 (4.46%) WordPress Developer
12 84 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 83 (4.30%) Front-End Web Developer
14 76 (3.94%) Web Designer
15 63 (3.27%) Senior PHP Developer
16 60 (3.11%) .NET Developer
17 45 (2.33%) Lead Developer
18 41 (2.13%) Junior Web Developer
19 40 (2.07%) Junior PHP Developer
20 37 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1632 (84.60%) HTML
2 1625 (84.24%) CSS
3 1083 (56.14%) jQuery
4 821 (42.56%) HTML5
5 677 (35.10%) CSS3
6 289 (14.98%) .NET
7 267 (13.84%) LAMP
8 245 (12.70%) Ajax
9 237 (12.29%) Symfony
10 217 (11.25%) Sass
11 195 (10.11%) XML
12 182 (9.43%) Backbone.js
13 179 (9.28%) AngularJS
14 174 (9.02%) ASP.NET
15 151 (7.83%) Web Services
16 144 (7.47%) LESS
17 128 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 105 (5.44%) RESTful
19 102 (5.29%) JSON
20 100 (5.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 284 (14.72%) User Experience
2 207 (10.73%) Social Media
3 147 (7.62%) Open Source
4 138 (7.15%) Mobile App
5 85 (4.41%) Graphic Design
6 84 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 64 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (3.06%) Blog
9 54 (2.80%) W3C
10 44 (2.28%) Digital Media
11 28 (1.45%) Photography
12 26 (1.35%) Replication
13 24 (1.24%) Animation
14 20 (1.04%) iPad
15 19 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 18 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.93%) iPhone
17 17 (0.88%) Social Network
18 14 (0.73%) Video Editing
19 12 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 333 (17.26%) Linux
2 161 (8.35%) Windows
3 103 (5.34%) Android
4 94 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 60 (3.11%) UNIX
6 39 (2.02%) CentOS
7 34 (1.76%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.36%) Debian
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) openSUSE
16 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.052%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (25.40%) MVC
2 396 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (19.34%) E-Commerce
4 344 (17.83%) OO
5 311 (16.12%) Web Development
6 303 (15.71%) SEO
7 291 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 241 (12.49%) Web Design
9 220 (11.40%) OOP
10 214 (11.09%) OO PHP
11 168 (8.71%) TDD
12 152 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
13 149 (7.72%) Content Management
14 142 (7.36%) Digital Marketing
14 142 (7.36%) Scrum
15 112 (5.81%) Analytics
16 107 (5.55%) BDD
17 86 (4.46%) Email Marketing
18 85 (4.41%) Project Management
19 74 (3.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1494 (77.45%) JavaScript
2 1375 (71.28%) PHP
3 282 (14.62%) SQL
4 194 (10.06%) PHP5
5 183 (9.49%) C#
6 163 (8.45%) Java
7 111 (5.75%) Ruby
8 64 (3.32%) Python
9 34 (1.76%) ActionScript
10 33 (1.71%) VB
11 29 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.14%) C++
12 22 (1.14%) ActionScript 3.0
13 20 (1.04%) Perl
14 14 (0.73%) C
14 14 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
17 7 (0.36%) VBScript
18 6 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 191 (9.90%) Degree
2 4 (0.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.10%) EnCE
3 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.052%) CCENT
4 1 (0.052%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.052%) MCP
4 1 (0.052%) MCSE
4 1 (0.052%) MCSA
4 1 (0.052%) CCNA
4 1 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.052%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 32 (1.66%) QA
3 11 (0.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.41%) Varnish
4 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (1.24%) cPanel
2 22 (1.14%) Vagrant
3 16 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.78%) Capistrano
5 14 (0.73%) Plesk
6 13 (0.67%) Puppet
7 8 (0.41%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.31%) Webmin
9 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.21%) nmon
9 4 (0.21%) Ansible
10 2 (0.10%) Salt
10 2 (0.10%) Nagios
11 1 (0.052%) DameWare
11 1 (0.052%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.052%) SCCM
11 1 (0.052%) Cacti
11 1 (0.052%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.052%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 278 (14.41%) Zend
2 229 (11.87%) Adobe
3 122 (6.32%) Twitter
4 112 (5.81%) Google
5 109 (5.65%) Facebook
6 101 (5.24%) Microsoft
7 52 (2.70%) Sitecore
8 47 (2.44%) EPiServer
9 45 (2.33%) Oracle
10 33 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (1.56%) Eloqua
12 29 (1.50%) Red Hat
13 28 (1.45%) VMware
14 22 (1.14%) Siemens
15 19 (0.98%) Xamarin
16 17 (0.88%) Red Gate
17 15 (0.78%) hybris
17 15 (0.78%) Rackspace
18 14 (0.73%) Apple
19 10 (0.52%) ATG
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + pension + training/development
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
New English Design
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
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