The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 335 354 419
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +65
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 925 750 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 3.43% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 759 648 551
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.19%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24720 21861 24135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 20.13% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20396 18430 20704
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +20 894 £32,500 - 135
London -27 328 £42,500 +6.25% 46
South East +42 154 £30,000 -14.28% 24
North West +48 114 £30,000 +9.09% 20
West Midlands +28 92 £31,000 +8.77% 6
Manchester +47 76 £32,500 +18.18% 13
Yorkshire -5 71 £30,000 +5.26% 6
South West -8 60 £30,000 - 12
City of London -10 54 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +28 53 £25,000 -21.87% 8
West Yorkshire -19 40 £23,500 -17.54% 5
Berkshire +29 36 £27,500 -31.25%
East of England -25 33 £29,000 +3.57% 5
Surrey 0 31 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Warwickshire +29 30 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Southampton +26 29 £30,000 - 2
Cheshire -4 26 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Leeds -24 25 £30,000 +2.56% 1
East Midlands -25 21 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Bristol +10 20 £27,750 -5.93% 3
Birmingham +9 20 £25,500 -17.74% 1
South Yorkshire -16 19 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Leicestershire -1 16 £30,000 -6.25%
Dorset -11 16 £37,500 +36.36% 9
Wiltshire +5 15 £30,500 -12.85%
Oxfordshire +8 14 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Chester +5 14 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £27,500 -10.56% 4
Bournemouth -17 14 £37,500 +20.00% 4
Leatherhead - 13 £45,000 -

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1525 (81.68%) HTML
2 1482 (79.38%) CSS
3 1445 (77.40%) PHP
4 1341 (71.83%) JavaScript
5 930 (49.81%) jQuery
6 897 (48.04%) MySQL
7 762 (40.81%) CMS
8 701 (37.55%) HTML5
9 587 (31.44%) CSS3
10 518 (27.75%) Drupal
11 449 (24.05%) Magento
12 447 (23.94%) Marketing
13 389 (20.84%) E-Commerce
14 373 (19.98%) Git (software)
15 349 (18.69%) SEO
16 334 (17.89%) Linux
17 324 (17.35%) Photoshop
18 323 (17.30%) MVC
19 287 (15.37%) Web Development
20 263 (14.09%) SQL
21 259 (13.87%) Ajax
21 259 (13.87%) Joomla!
22 256 (13.71%) OO
23 246 (13.18%) LAMP
24 225 (12.05%) Zend
24 225 (12.05%) Responsive Web Design
25 224 (12.00%) Apache
26 213 (11.41%) .NET
27 207 (11.09%) OOP
28 206 (11.03%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 762 (40.81%) CMS
2 518 (27.75%) Drupal
3 259 (13.87%) Joomla!
4 224 (12.00%) Apache
5 91 (4.87%) Umbraco
6 90 (4.82%) Node.js
7 78 (4.18%) IIS
8 59 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 49 (2.62%) SharePoint
10 42 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.09%) nginx
12 37 (1.98%) ExpressionEngine
13 31 (1.66%) concrete5
14 29 (1.55%) NServiceBus
15 28 (1.50%) WebSphere
16 25 (1.34%) SilverStripe
17 21 (1.12%) Alfresco
18 17 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
19 15 (0.80%) Moodle
20 14 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 324 (17.35%) Photoshop
2 161 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (2.20%) Fireworks
4 38 (2.04%) MS Excel
5 27 (1.45%) MS Office
6 15 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.75%) InDesign
8 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.054%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 449 (24.05%) Magento
2 115 (6.16%) Google Analytics
3 20 (1.07%) Shopify
4 17 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.86%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.054%) Line 500
9 1 (0.054%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.054%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.054%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.50%) SaaS
4 26 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 25 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.18%) GitHub
7 15 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
9 11 (0.59%) Office 365
10 9 (0.48%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.43%) MailChimp
12 6 (0.32%) Route 53
12 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.11%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.11%) Heroku
15 2 (0.11%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.59%) DNS
2 55 (2.95%) Intranet
3 40 (2.14%) Internet
4 36 (1.93%) HTTP
5 35 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.71%) SSL
7 31 (1.66%) SSH
8 23 (1.23%) FTP
9 12 (0.64%) VPN
10 11 (0.59%) Extranet
11 6 (0.32%) LAN
12 5 (0.27%) Firewall
12 5 (0.27%) SMTP
12 5 (0.27%) SAN
12 5 (0.27%) VLAN
13 4 (0.21%) Network Security
13 4 (0.21%) POP3
13 4 (0.21%) ICMP
14 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 897 (48.04%) MySQL
2 140 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 81 (4.34%) NoSQL
4 62 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 62 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 37 (1.98%) RavenDB
6 31 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 17 (0.91%) Redis
9 17 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (0.59%) MS Access
13 9 (0.48%) Big Data
14 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.16%) SQLPlus
16 3 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 373 (19.98%) Git (software)
2 188 (10.07%) Subversion
3 64 (3.43%) JIRA
4 58 (3.11%) PhoneGap
5 57 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 47 (2.52%) Grunt
7 41 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
8 37 (1.98%) PHPUnit
9 33 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 31 (1.66%) Jasmine
11 30 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.55%) ReSharper
12 29 (1.55%) NCrunch
13 28 (1.50%) Selenium
14 21 (1.12%) Hudson
15 19 (1.02%) Maven
16 15 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (0.75%) CruiseControl
18 12 (0.64%) JBehave
General
1 447 (23.94%) Marketing
2 148 (7.93%) Finance
3 88 (4.71%) Advertising
4 76 (4.07%) Retail
5 47 (2.52%) Games
6 46 (2.46%) Publishing
7 21 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 18 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 16 (0.86%) Banking
10 13 (0.70%) Legal
11 10 (0.54%) Billing
12 6 (0.32%) Back Office
13 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.27%) Automotive
14 4 (0.21%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.054%) Law
Job Titles
1 1494 (80.02%) Developer
2 581 (31.12%) Web Developer
3 523 (28.01%) PHP Developer
4 316 (16.93%) Front-End Developer
5 161 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 125 (6.70%) Designer
7 111 (5.95%) PHP Web Developer
8 108 (5.78%) Junior
9 88 (4.71%) Front-End Web Developer
10 84 (4.50%) Junior Developer
11 73 (3.91%) Web Designer
11 73 (3.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 72 (3.86%) WordPress Developer
13 58 (3.11%) Senior PHP Developer
14 53 (2.84%) Lead Developer
15 52 (2.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
15 52 (2.79%) Magento Developer
16 51 (2.73%) C# Developer
17 50 (2.68%) .NET Developer
18 42 (2.25%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1525 (81.68%) HTML
2 1482 (79.38%) CSS
3 930 (49.81%) jQuery
4 701 (37.55%) HTML5
5 587 (31.44%) CSS3
6 259 (13.87%) Ajax
7 246 (13.18%) LAMP
8 213 (11.41%) .NET
9 184 (9.86%) XHTML
10 167 (8.94%) Web Services
11 160 (8.57%) Sass
12 154 (8.25%) Symfony
13 150 (8.03%) XML
14 147 (7.87%) AngularJS
15 143 (7.66%) Backbone.js
16 123 (6.59%) LESS
17 122 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 121 (6.48%) ASP.NET
19 120 (6.43%) Flash
20 115 (6.16%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.28%) Open Source
2 187 (10.02%) Social Media
3 172 (9.21%) Mobile App
4 69 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.32%) W3C
6 42 (2.25%) Blog
7 38 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 32 (1.71%) Graphic Design
9 31 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.50%) Copywriting
11 24 (1.29%) NHS
11 24 (1.29%) Animation
12 21 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.86%) FMCG
14 14 (0.75%) Xbox
15 12 (0.64%) iPhone
15 12 (0.64%) Replication
16 10 (0.54%) Web 2.0
17 9 (0.48%) Human Factors
18 8 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 334 (17.89%) Linux
2 165 (8.84%) Windows
3 158 (8.46%) Apple iOS
4 151 (8.09%) Android
5 46 (2.46%) CentOS
6 44 (2.36%) UNIX
7 33 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 32 (1.71%) Windows Phone
9 18 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.75%) Debian
11 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.64%) Fedora
13 8 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.21%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.16%) SELinux
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (20.84%) E-Commerce
2 349 (18.69%) SEO
3 323 (17.30%) MVC
4 287 (15.37%) Web Development
5 256 (13.71%) OO
6 225 (12.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 207 (11.09%) OOP
8 206 (11.03%) Content Management
9 188 (10.07%) Web Design
10 187 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
11 177 (9.48%) Analytics
12 140 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
13 104 (5.57%) TDD
14 103 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
15 99 (5.30%) OO PHP
16 87 (4.66%) Mobile Application Development
17 83 (4.45%) CRM
18 74 (3.96%) Android Development
18 74 (3.96%) iOS Development
18 74 (3.96%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1445 (77.40%) PHP
2 1341 (71.83%) JavaScript
3 263 (14.09%) SQL
4 190 (10.18%) Java
5 146 (7.82%) PHP5
6 138 (7.39%) C#
7 124 (6.64%) Python
8 85 (4.55%) Ruby
9 54 (2.89%) ActionScript
10 36 (1.93%) Perl
11 29 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 25 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 25 (1.34%) ActionScript 3.0
13 15 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.80%) PHP4
14 13 (0.70%) VB
14 13 (0.70%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.64%) C
16 8 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
16 8 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 178 (9.53%) Degree
2 10 (0.54%) PhD
3 6 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.27%) HND
4 5 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.11%) MBA
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.68%) QA
2 34 (1.82%) SLA
3 19 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.21%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.18%) Varnish
2 16 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.32%) vSphere
6 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.27%) Shibboleth
6 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.054%) XenApp
7 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (1.98%) Plesk
2 21 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.12%) Vagrant
3 20 (1.07%) Puppet
4 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.21%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.21%) WSUS
7 3 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.054%) Ansible
8 1 (0.054%) logstash
8 1 (0.054%) Kibana
8 1 (0.054%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 225 (12.05%) Zend
2 206 (11.03%) Adobe
3 192 (10.28%) Google
4 108 (5.78%) Facebook
5 85 (4.55%) Twitter
6 67 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 65 (3.48%) Sitecore
8 31 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.55%) VMware
9 29 (1.55%) Red Gate
9 29 (1.55%) Xamarin
10 26 (1.39%) EPiServer
11 24 (1.29%) Oracle
12 20 (1.07%) Sony
13 19 (1.02%) SAP
14 18 (0.96%) Rackspace
14 18 (0.96%) Siemens
15 17 (0.91%) Ektron
16 16 (0.86%) JD Edwards
17 15 (0.80%) ATG
Twickenham, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Design Image
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Life/Health, Childcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bonus + great bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens + Superb working Enviroment +
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £55000 per annum - Training / Benefits / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday and bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday