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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 377 388 378
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 717 833 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 4.22% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 680 734
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%

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
16827 19748 22883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 18.15% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14250 16476 18507
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2016 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 1 October 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 -8 670 £35,000 - 142
London -14 189 £42,500 +6.25% 40
North West 0 144 £32,500 - 24
Manchester +12 99 £30,000 -14.28% 14
South East +1 86 £33,250 -5.00% 26
West Midlands -9 70 £28,000 +1.81% 9
South West +11 58 £32,500 +3.17% 12
East of England +17 41 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire +7 41 £30,000 -14.28% 16
East Midlands +16 36 £35,000 +27.27% 5
City of London +18 28 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Lancashire +30 25 £32,500 +22.64% 7
Hampshire 0 25 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Birmingham -3 25 £35,000 +23.89% 3
West Yorkshire -7 25 £30,000 -14.28% 14
Leeds +14 22 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Cambridgeshire +14 21 £34,500 +21.05% 4
Warwickshire +3 21 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Scotland +31 17 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 17 £37,500 +63.04% 2
Preston +10 17 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Cambridge +18 16 £34,000 +19.29% 3
Cheshire +10 16 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Dorset -4 14 £26,750 -13.00% 2
Oxfordshire +2 13 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey -11 13 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Devon - 13 £30,000 - 3
Derbyshire +36 11 £35,000 +86.66% 2
Edinburgh +27 11 £33,000 -5.71%
Worcestershire +19 11 £37,500 +87.50%

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 1055 (74.77%) HTML
2 1051 (74.49%) CSS
3 983 (69.67%) JavaScript
3 983 (69.67%) PHP
4 629 (44.58%) jQuery
5 615 (43.59%) Web Development
6 518 (36.71%) MySQL
7 466 (33.03%) HTML5
8 441 (31.25%) CMS
9 359 (25.44%) CSS3
10 357 (25.30%) Git (software)
11 320 (22.68%) Drupal
12 304 (21.55%) Front End Development
13 295 (20.91%) Magento
14 292 (20.69%) Marketing
15 267 (18.92%) E-Commerce
16 264 (18.71%) Sass
17 249 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
18 235 (16.65%) MVC
19 202 (14.32%) Linux
20 197 (13.96%) User Experience
21 191 (13.54%) Photoshop
22 170 (12.05%) Laravel
23 169 (11.98%) SEO
24 163 (11.55%) .NET
25 158 (11.20%) Adobe
25 158 (11.20%) AngularJS
26 150 (10.63%) SQL Server
27 147 (10.42%) SQL
28 145 (10.28%) OO

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
1 441 (31.25%) CMS
2 320 (22.68%) Drupal
3 100 (7.09%) Joomla!
4 87 (6.17%) Apache
5 56 (3.97%) Umbraco
6 34 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 25 (1.77%) IIS
8 20 (1.42%) Jadu
9 18 (1.28%) Moodle
9 18 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.20%) PrestaShop
11 14 (0.99%) concrete5
11 14 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
11 14 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.85%) nginx
12 12 (0.85%) SilverStripe
13 10 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.57%) Kentico
15 7 (0.50%) Confluence
16 6 (0.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 191 (13.54%) Photoshop
2 84 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (3.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (2.69%) MS Excel
5 31 (2.20%) MS Office
6 22 (1.56%) InDesign
7 20 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (0.50%) Pixate
9 7 (0.50%) UXPin
10 5 (0.35%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.21%) InVision
12 1 (0.071%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 295 (20.91%) Magento
2 60 (4.25%) Shopify
3 26 (1.84%) OpenCart
4 21 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.57%) osCommerce
7 4 (0.28%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.071%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.38%) Google Analytics
2 58 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.34%) AdWords
4 32 (2.27%) GitHub
5 20 (1.42%) Sage Pay
6 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (1.06%) Basecamp
8 12 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 11 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.71%) MailChimp
11 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.50%) Office 365
12 6 (0.43%) G Suite
13 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.28%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.21%) PaaS
15 3 (0.21%) Pure360
15 3 (0.21%) Route 53
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.54%) Intranet
2 40 (2.83%) Internet
3 17 (1.20%) SSH
4 16 (1.13%) DNS
5 15 (1.06%) Firewall
6 7 (0.50%) SSL
7 6 (0.43%) FTP
7 6 (0.43%) SAN
7 6 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.35%) DHCP
8 5 (0.35%) HTTP
8 5 (0.35%) Network Security
8 5 (0.35%) VPN
9 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.21%) Skype
10 3 (0.21%) VLAN
11 2 (0.14%) LDAP
11 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (36.71%) MySQL
2 150 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 56 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 54 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.48%) Redis
6 27 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.50%) Big Data
10 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.21%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.14%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.14%) MS Access
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 357 (25.30%) Git (software)
2 101 (7.16%) Subversion
3 67 (4.75%) gulp
4 58 (4.11%) JIRA
5 57 (4.04%) Grunt
6 34 (2.41%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.27%) Hudson
8 31 (2.20%) CruiseControl
9 29 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 28 (1.98%) PHPUnit
11 26 (1.84%) Dreamweaver
12 23 (1.63%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.20%) Selenium
14 16 (1.13%) JUnit
14 16 (1.13%) TestNG
15 15 (1.06%) Gradle
15 15 (1.06%) Maven
16 14 (0.99%) Bower
16 14 (0.99%) Log4j
17 9 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 292 (20.69%) Marketing
2 70 (4.96%) Finance
3 67 (4.75%) Advertising
4 49 (3.47%) Publishing
5 47 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.91%) Retail
7 27 (1.91%) Games
8 25 (1.77%) Multimedia
9 22 (1.56%) Legal
10 16 (1.13%) Banking
11 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
13 5 (0.35%) Law
14 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.071%) Back Office
17 1 (0.071%) French Language
17 1 (0.071%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1085 (76.90%) Developer
2 484 (34.30%) PHP Developer
3 356 (25.23%) Web Developer
4 231 (16.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 175 (12.40%) WordPress Developer
6 142 (10.06%) HTML Developer
7 136 (9.64%) PHP Web Developer
8 133 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 123 (8.72%) HTML CSS Developer
10 109 (7.73%) Senior Developer
11 99 (7.02%) Junior
12 92 (6.52%) Designer
13 81 (5.74%) Junior Developer
14 76 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
15 58 (4.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 55 (3.90%) MySQL Developer
17 54 (3.83%) .NET Developer
18 53 (3.76%) Web Designer
19 46 (3.26%) Digital Developer
19 46 (3.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1055 (74.77%) HTML
2 1051 (74.49%) CSS
3 629 (44.58%) jQuery
4 466 (33.03%) HTML5
5 359 (25.44%) CSS3
6 264 (18.71%) Sass
7 170 (12.05%) Laravel
8 163 (11.55%) .NET
9 158 (11.20%) AngularJS
10 141 (9.99%) LAMP
11 131 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 122 (8.65%) Node.js
13 114 (8.08%) Web Services
14 110 (7.80%) LESS
15 106 (7.51%) Symfony
16 99 (7.02%) ASP.NET
17 98 (6.95%) Ajax
18 92 (6.52%) RESTful
19 85 (6.02%) XML
20 66 (4.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 197 (13.96%) User Experience
2 81 (5.74%) Social Media
3 74 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 46 (3.26%) Blog
4 46 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (1.91%) Digital Media
7 26 (1.84%) Graphic Design
8 25 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.49%) Copywriting
10 18 (1.28%) W3C
11 14 (0.99%) iPad
12 13 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.92%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.78%) Photography
14 8 (0.57%) Animation
14 8 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.57%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.57%) Fintech
15 7 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 202 (14.32%) Linux
2 52 (3.69%) Android
3 46 (3.26%) Windows
4 43 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.48%) Ubuntu
6 23 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.20%) Unix
9 14 (0.99%) openSUSE
10 12 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.71%) CentOS
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.21%) Scientific Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (43.59%) Web Development
2 304 (21.55%) Front End Development
3 267 (18.92%) E-Commerce
4 249 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (16.65%) MVC
6 169 (11.98%) SEO
7 145 (10.28%) OO
8 131 (9.28%) Web Design
9 121 (8.58%) Analytics
10 119 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 112 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
12 95 (6.73%) Content Management
13 91 (6.45%) OOP
14 90 (6.38%) TDD
15 86 (6.09%) Scrum
16 83 (5.88%) OO PHP
17 77 (5.46%) Open Source
18 75 (5.32%) Project Management
19 72 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (4.39%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 983 (69.67%) JavaScript
1 983 (69.67%) PHP
2 147 (10.42%) SQL
3 116 (8.22%) C#
4 103 (7.30%) Java
5 72 (5.10%) Ruby
6 34 (2.41%) Python
7 21 (1.49%) Perl
7 21 (1.49%) PHP 5
8 16 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.92%) VB
10 11 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.64%) C++
12 7 (0.50%) Scala
13 6 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.35%) ES6
14 5 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.28%) C
15 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (7.37%) Degree
2 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.35%) MBA
4 2 (0.14%) CCNA
4 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.071%) CISSP
5 1 (0.071%) GCIA
5 1 (0.071%) GCIH
5 1 (0.071%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.98%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) WAI
2 4 (0.28%) WCAG
3 1 (0.071%) DICOM
3 1 (0.071%) HL7
3 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.071%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (1.70%) Docker
2 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.35%) Varnish
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
6 2 (0.14%) Samba
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.071%) KVM
7 1 (0.071%) Postfix
7 1 (0.071%) qmail
Systems Management
1 25 (1.77%) Puppet
2 23 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.06%) Salt
4 8 (0.57%) cPanel
5 4 (0.28%) Ansible
6 3 (0.21%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
7 2 (0.14%) logstash
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.14%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.14%) Terraform
8 1 (0.071%) Cacti
8 1 (0.071%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.071%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.071%) Plesk
8 1 (0.071%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 158 (11.20%) Adobe
2 123 (8.72%) Google
3 109 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 86 (6.09%) Zend
5 48 (3.40%) Oracle
6 45 (3.19%) Sitecore
7 43 (3.05%) Facebook
8 39 (2.76%) Twitter
9 21 (1.49%) Apple
10 20 (1.42%) PayPal
11 19 (1.35%) EPiServer
12 16 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.85%) Sage
13 12 (0.85%) VMware
14 11 (0.78%) Pardot
15 9 (0.64%) Hootsuite
16 7 (0.50%) ATG
16 7 (0.50%) Demandware
17 6 (0.43%) Sophos
18 5 (0.35%) Optimizely
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