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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 400 348 354
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 678 910 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 3.68% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 565 801 680
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%

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
22383 24759 22846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.09% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18598 20677 19340
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 -58 631 £32,500 +0.77% 160
South East -2 182 £32,500 - 33
London -82 177 £40,000 +6.66% 46
North West -18 76 £30,000 +3.44% 25
Surrey +30 60 £32,500 -7.14% 10
City of London +31 59 £42,500 +25.00% 9
South West -27 48 £27,500 -8.33% 18
Berkshire +18 45 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Manchester +5 43 £35,000 +27.27% 14
West Midlands -11 43 £34,000 +5.42% 4
East of England +19 39 £29,500 -1.66% 14
Yorkshire -17 37 £27,500 -8.33% 14
Hampshire -8 36 £35,000 +21.73% 5
East Midlands -7 29 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Reigate - 24 £32,500 - 3
West Yorkshire 0 23 £29,000 -3.33% 12
Warwickshire +4 22 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 21 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Guildford +27 19 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Lancashire +1 18 £21,500 +26.47% 4
Leeds -7 18 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Oxfordshire +1 16 £33,750 +5.46% 5
Slough +14 15 £43,000 +4.24%
Nottingham -15 15 £24,000 -15.78% 1
Dorset +2 14 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Bristol -10 14 £26,250 -12.50% 1
Brighton +8 13 £35,000 +11.11%
East Sussex -2 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Birmingham -21 13 £30,000 -2.43%
Scotland +19 12 £31,250 +47.05% 3

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1344 (84.26%) HTML
2 1311 (82.19%) CSS
3 1170 (73.35%) JavaScript
4 1153 (72.29%) PHP
5 902 (56.55%) jQuery
6 695 (43.57%) MySQL
7 683 (42.82%) HTML5
8 630 (39.50%) CMS
9 551 (34.55%) CSS3
10 420 (26.33%) Marketing
11 417 (26.14%) Git (software)
12 410 (25.71%) Drupal
13 405 (25.39%) MVC
14 363 (22.76%) Web Development
15 314 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
16 297 (18.62%) User Experience
17 280 (17.55%) Photoshop
18 279 (17.49%) Magento
19 263 (16.49%) OO
20 246 (15.42%) Adobe
21 241 (15.11%) SEO
22 239 (14.98%) E-Commerce
23 236 (14.80%) Linux
24 219 (13.73%) Zend
25 211 (13.23%) Joomla!
26 209 (13.10%) Subversion
27 204 (12.79%) AngularJS
28 203 (12.73%) Symfony
29 189 (11.85%) Sass
30 182 (11.41%) LAMP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 630 (39.50%) CMS
2 410 (25.71%) Drupal
3 211 (13.23%) Joomla!
4 176 (11.03%) Apache
5 88 (5.52%) Node.js
6 72 (4.51%) Umbraco
7 44 (2.76%) nginx
8 36 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 31 (1.94%) IIS
10 30 (1.88%) concrete5
11 25 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.50%) Moodle
13 23 (1.44%) Tomcat
14 22 (1.38%) Kentico
15 19 (1.19%) TYPO3
16 15 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
17 13 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.75%) Alfresco
19 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
19 11 (0.69%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 280 (17.55%) Photoshop
2 118 (7.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 95 (5.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 54 (3.39%) InDesign
5 32 (2.01%) Fireworks
6 30 (1.88%) MS Office
7 28 (1.76%) MS Excel
8 14 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
9 13 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (0.69%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.19%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.19%) MS Project
13 3 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.063%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.063%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.063%) Edge Animate
14 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 279 (17.49%) Magento
2 9 (0.56%) Shopify
3 6 (0.38%) Zen Cart
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.13%) Primavera
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.063%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 52 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.00%) GitHub
5 10 (0.63%) Office 365
6 9 (0.56%) PaaS
7 8 (0.50%) SaaS
8 7 (0.44%) Silverpop
9 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.38%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.25%) MailChimp
10 4 (0.25%) Route 53
11 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.063%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.01%) Intranet
2 39 (2.45%) Internet
3 31 (1.94%) DNS
4 19 (1.19%) FTP
5 17 (1.07%) SSH
5 17 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.88%) HTTP
7 13 (0.82%) Firewall
8 12 (0.75%) SSL
9 9 (0.56%) Network Security
9 9 (0.56%) Broadband
10 7 (0.44%) VPN
11 6 (0.38%) SMTP
12 4 (0.25%) Skype
12 4 (0.25%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.25%) IPsec
12 4 (0.25%) Symposium
13 3 (0.19%) IMAP
13 3 (0.19%) NAS
13 3 (0.19%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (43.57%) MySQL
2 111 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 71 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 64 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 30 (1.88%) Big Data
7 25 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.07%) Redis
9 13 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.50%) RavenDB
12 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.50%) Neo4j
12 8 (0.50%) MS Access
13 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 417 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 209 (13.10%) Subversion
3 89 (5.58%) Dreamweaver
4 56 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 45 (2.82%) Grunt
6 40 (2.51%) JIRA
7 30 (1.88%) Visual Studio
8 29 (1.82%) PHPUnit
9 23 (1.44%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.32%) JUnit
11 20 (1.25%) Selenium
12 16 (1.00%) Maven
13 15 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.94%) Sublime Text
14 13 (0.82%) Behat
15 12 (0.75%) Gradle
15 12 (0.75%) PhpStorm
15 12 (0.75%) Axure RP
15 12 (0.75%) Log4j
15 12 (0.75%) NetBeans
General
1 420 (26.33%) Marketing
2 91 (5.71%) Advertising
3 84 (5.27%) Finance
4 41 (2.57%) Multimedia
5 34 (2.13%) Publishing
6 31 (1.94%) Games
7 28 (1.76%) Retail
8 16 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.69%) Law
10 11 (0.69%) Back Office
11 7 (0.44%) Automotive
12 6 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.19%) Electronics
14 2 (0.13%) German Language
14 2 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.13%) Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.063%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1304 (81.76%) Developer
2 535 (33.54%) Web Developer
3 385 (24.14%) PHP Developer
4 337 (21.13%) Front-End Developer
5 144 (9.03%) Designer
6 140 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 108 (6.77%) PHP Web Developer
8 97 (6.08%) Web Designer
9 90 (5.64%) WordPress Developer
10 86 (5.39%) Junior
11 82 (5.14%) Front-End Web Developer
12 75 (4.70%) Junior Developer
13 52 (3.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 46 (2.88%) Senior PHP Developer
15 43 (2.70%) Lead Developer
16 33 (2.07%) Magento Developer
17 31 (1.94%) .NET Developer
18 30 (1.88%) Senior Web Developer
19 29 (1.82%) Junior Web Developer
20 27 (1.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1344 (84.26%) HTML
2 1311 (82.19%) CSS
3 902 (56.55%) jQuery
4 683 (42.82%) HTML5
5 551 (34.55%) CSS3
6 204 (12.79%) AngularJS
7 203 (12.73%) Symfony
8 189 (11.85%) Sass
9 182 (11.41%) LAMP
10 168 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 157 (9.84%) .NET
12 154 (9.66%) Ajax
13 129 (8.09%) XML
14 103 (6.46%) LESS
15 99 (6.21%) Web Services
15 99 (6.21%) Laravel
16 95 (5.96%) CakePHP
17 92 (5.77%) JSON
18 89 (5.58%) ASP.NET
19 73 (4.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 297 (18.62%) User Experience
2 159 (9.97%) Social Media
3 97 (6.08%) Mobile App
4 82 (5.14%) W3C
5 72 (4.51%) Open Source
6 57 (3.57%) Graphic Design
7 40 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (2.45%) Photography
9 37 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 32 (2.01%) Blog
11 28 (1.76%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.44%) Video Editing
13 21 (1.32%) Statistics
14 16 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.94%) Social Network
15 15 (0.94%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.75%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.75%) Animation
17 10 (0.63%) Copywriting
17 10 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 236 (14.80%) Linux
2 57 (3.57%) Windows
3 53 (3.32%) Android
4 46 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 30 (1.88%) CentOS
7 18 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.82%) UNIX
9 12 (0.75%) openSUSE
10 8 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.19%) AIX
14 3 (0.19%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.13%) Debian
16 1 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (25.39%) MVC
2 363 (22.76%) Web Development
3 314 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
4 263 (16.49%) OO
5 241 (15.11%) SEO
6 239 (14.98%) E-Commerce
7 178 (11.16%) Web Design
8 165 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 152 (9.53%) OOP
10 137 (8.59%) Content Management
11 133 (8.34%) OO PHP
12 129 (8.09%) Analytics
13 103 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
14 101 (6.33%) TDD
15 99 (6.21%) Scrum
16 74 (4.64%) Pay per click
17 70 (4.39%) Email Marketing
18 67 (4.20%) Project Management
19 63 (3.95%) CRM
20 57 (3.57%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1170 (73.35%) JavaScript
2 1153 (72.29%) PHP
3 175 (10.97%) SQL
4 120 (7.52%) C#
5 110 (6.90%) PHP5
6 86 (5.39%) Java
7 40 (2.51%) Python
8 39 (2.45%) Ruby
9 27 (1.69%) Perl
10 25 (1.57%) ActionScript
11 22 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.32%) C
13 15 (0.94%) Objective-C
14 10 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
14 10 (0.63%) VB
14 10 (0.63%) C++
15 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.31%) Apex Code
18 3 (0.19%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 172 (10.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.13%) HND
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.063%) PhD
3 1 (0.063%) PMP
3 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.063%) ISEB
3 1 (0.063%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.063%) CCNA
3 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.063%) MCSE
3 1 (0.063%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.38%) QA
2 11 (0.69%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) WCAG
4 8 (0.50%) WAI
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.82%) Docker
3 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
3 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.31%) vSphere
5 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.25%) Xen
6 3 (0.19%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.19%) Varnish
6 3 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 29 (1.82%) Vagrant
2 27 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.63%) Plesk
4 21 (1.32%) cPanel
5 20 (1.25%) Puppet
6 18 (1.13%) Capistrano
7 12 (0.75%) Salt
8 6 (0.38%) Webmin
9 4 (0.25%) Nagios
10 3 (0.19%) Cacti
11 2 (0.13%) Ansible
12 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.063%) logstash
12 1 (0.063%) Kibana
12 1 (0.063%) Graylog
Vendors
1 246 (15.42%) Adobe
2 219 (13.73%) Zend
3 94 (5.89%) Google
4 80 (5.02%) Twitter
5 72 (4.51%) Microsoft
6 51 (3.20%) Oracle
7 47 (2.95%) Facebook
8 39 (2.45%) Sitecore
9 29 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.50%) hybris
11 19 (1.19%) Perforce
12 16 (1.00%) Apple
12 16 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.94%) ATG
14 14 (0.88%) IBM
15 13 (0.82%) EPiServer
16 12 (0.75%) HubSpot
17 11 (0.69%) VMware
18 10 (0.63%) Eloqua
19 8 (0.50%) Red Gate
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Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
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