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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 404 447 375
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -72
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 698 681 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 2.99% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 638 570 836
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
20221 22789 26040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.08% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17323 18950 21769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 30 May 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 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +50 676 £35,000 +7.69% 138
London +99 268 £40,000 - 31
South East -19 125 £32,500 - 17
West Midlands +17 73 £29,500 -10.94% 8
South West +29 69 £29,000 -3.33% 18
North West -7 54 £31,000 +3.33% 30
Yorkshire +17 47 £33,000 +16.81% 18
City of London +27 38 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Manchester -2 35 £31,000 -11.42% 18
Kent +29 31 £36,750 +63.33% 2
West Yorkshire +21 31 £35,000 +17.64% 13
Warwickshire +5 31 £27,500 -42.10% 3
Leeds +10 30 £35,000 +27.27% 11
Surrey -20 30 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Dorset +28 28 £35,250 +17.50% 6
East of England +23 25 £27,500 -8.33% 11
Bournemouth +25 21 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Birmingham +3 20 £30,500 +1.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 20 £40,673 -
Buckinghamshire +38 16 £30,000 - 1
Bristol +7 14 £28,000 +6.66% 4
Berkshire -12 14 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Milton Keynes +33 13 £31,250 +4.16%
Cheshire +33 12 £35,000 +22.80% 5
Leamington Spa +14 12 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands -4 12 £23,250 -22.50% 5
Devon - 12 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 11 £28,000 -18.84% 3
Staffordshire 0 11 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Rugby - 11 £25,000 -

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1082 (75.66%) HTML
2 1040 (72.73%) CSS
3 1020 (71.33%) PHP
4 997 (69.72%) JavaScript
5 655 (45.80%) jQuery
6 650 (45.45%) Web Development
7 520 (36.36%) HTML5
8 510 (35.66%) CMS
9 501 (35.03%) MySQL
10 395 (27.62%) CSS3
11 316 (22.10%) Marketing
12 312 (21.82%) Git (software)
13 307 (21.47%) Drupal
14 286 (20.00%) Front End Development
15 268 (18.74%) Magento
16 257 (17.97%) User Experience
17 253 (17.69%) E-Commerce
18 245 (17.13%) MVC
19 229 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
20 227 (15.87%) Photoshop
21 226 (15.80%) Sass
22 219 (15.31%) Linux
23 200 (13.99%) Adobe
24 199 (13.92%) SEO
24 199 (13.92%) AngularJS
25 195 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
26 194 (13.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 186 (13.01%) SQL
28 181 (12.66%) LAMP
29 160 (11.19%) Web Design

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
1 510 (35.66%) CMS
2 307 (21.47%) Drupal
3 103 (7.20%) Apache
4 91 (6.36%) Joomla!
5 89 (6.22%) Node.js
6 66 (4.62%) Umbraco
7 39 (2.73%) Kentico
8 38 (2.66%) SharePoint
8 38 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 28 (1.96%) IIS
10 25 (1.75%) Jadu
11 24 (1.68%) ExpressionEngine
12 22 (1.54%) Tomcat
13 20 (1.40%) nginx
14 19 (1.33%) Moodle
15 14 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.84%) ColdFusion
16 12 (0.84%) SilverStripe
17 11 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 227 (15.87%) Photoshop
2 83 (5.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 61 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (2.94%) MS Excel
5 27 (1.89%) Fireworks
6 23 (1.61%) MS Office
7 16 (1.12%) InDesign
8 11 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
8 11 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.21%) MS Project
11 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 268 (18.74%) Magento
2 37 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (1.89%) Shopify
4 12 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.56%) OpenCart
6 6 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.21%) Maximo
8 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.14%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.070%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.20%) Google Analytics
2 34 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.17%) Sage Pay
4 26 (1.82%) GitHub
5 24 (1.68%) AdWords
6 21 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.98%) MailChimp
8 13 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.70%) IaaS
10 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.35%) Basecamp
12 5 (0.35%) Office 365
12 5 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
13 4 (0.28%) Force.com
13 4 (0.28%) PaaS
14 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.94%) Intranet
2 24 (1.68%) Internet
3 21 (1.47%) SSH
4 18 (1.26%) DNS
5 14 (0.98%) SAN
6 10 (0.70%) SSL
7 9 (0.63%) Firewall
8 8 (0.56%) FTP
8 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.35%) SMTP
10 4 (0.28%) IMAP
10 4 (0.28%) POP3
11 3 (0.21%) HTTP
11 3 (0.21%) VPN
12 2 (0.14%) NAS
12 2 (0.14%) Network Security
13 1 (0.070%) DHCP
13 1 (0.070%) LDAP
13 1 (0.070%) SMS
13 1 (0.070%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (35.03%) MySQL
2 157 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 67 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.68%) Redis
7 23 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.70%) CouchDB
10 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.42%) Big Data
12 6 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.35%) GIS
13 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.28%) QlikView
14 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 312 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 94 (6.57%) Subversion
3 67 (4.69%) Grunt
4 58 (4.06%) gulp
5 42 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 41 (2.87%) JIRA
7 30 (2.10%) TestNG
8 28 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
9 27 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 24 (1.68%) Maven
11 22 (1.54%) JUnit
12 21 (1.47%) Selenium
13 18 (1.26%) Bower
13 18 (1.26%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.12%) Gradle
14 16 (1.12%) Log4j
14 16 (1.12%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.77%) PHPUnit
16 10 (0.70%) Jasmine
17 8 (0.56%) QUnit
General
1 316 (22.10%) Marketing
2 90 (6.29%) Advertising
3 74 (5.17%) Finance
4 60 (4.20%) Publishing
5 44 (3.08%) Retail
6 33 (2.31%) Games
7 29 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.68%) Legal
9 20 (1.40%) Multimedia
10 17 (1.19%) Banking
11 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.84%) Electronics
13 8 (0.56%) Back Office
14 5 (0.35%) Front Office
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.14%) Law
16 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1066 (74.55%) Developer
2 499 (34.90%) PHP Developer
3 374 (26.15%) Web Developer
4 231 (16.15%) WordPress Developer
5 225 (15.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 193 (13.50%) HTML Developer
6 193 (13.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 167 (11.68%) HTML CSS Developer
8 149 (10.42%) PHP Web Developer
9 137 (9.58%) Senior Developer
10 105 (7.34%) Junior
11 88 (6.15%) Junior Developer
12 85 (5.94%) Designer
13 77 (5.38%) MySQL Developer
14 72 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
15 69 (4.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 68 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
17 55 (3.85%) Web Designer
18 52 (3.64%) .NET Developer
19 50 (3.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1082 (75.66%) HTML
2 1040 (72.73%) CSS
3 655 (45.80%) jQuery
4 520 (36.36%) HTML5
5 395 (27.62%) CSS3
6 226 (15.80%) Sass
7 199 (13.92%) AngularJS
8 194 (13.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 181 (12.66%) LAMP
10 159 (11.12%) .NET
11 144 (10.07%) Laravel
12 137 (9.58%) LESS
13 134 (9.37%) Ajax
14 126 (8.81%) XML
15 119 (8.32%) Symfony
16 97 (6.78%) JSON
17 96 (6.71%) Web Services
18 89 (6.22%) ASP.NET
19 68 (4.76%) RESTful
20 65 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 257 (17.97%) User Experience
2 86 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 70 (4.90%) Social Media
4 48 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.59%) Graphic Design
7 25 (1.75%) Blog
8 24 (1.68%) W3C
9 23 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.26%) FMCG
12 15 (1.05%) Copywriting
12 15 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 13 (0.91%) Animation
14 12 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (0.84%) iPad
14 12 (0.84%) Photography
14 12 (0.84%) Replication
15 11 (0.77%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 219 (15.31%) Linux
2 54 (3.78%) Android
3 49 (3.43%) Windows
4 42 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.52%) Ubuntu
6 28 (1.96%) Unix
7 18 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.12%) openSUSE
9 14 (0.98%) CentOS
10 9 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.49%) Debian
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.070%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.070%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (45.45%) Web Development
2 286 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 253 (17.69%) E-Commerce
4 245 (17.13%) MVC
5 229 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (13.92%) SEO
7 195 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 160 (11.19%) Web Design
9 136 (9.51%) OO
10 120 (8.39%) Content Management
11 111 (7.76%) Digital Marketing
12 106 (7.41%) CRM
13 96 (6.71%) Analytics
14 93 (6.50%) OOP
15 90 (6.29%) Project Management
16 87 (6.08%) OO PHP
16 87 (6.08%) Wireframes
17 78 (5.45%) Open Source
18 76 (5.31%) Scrum
19 63 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1020 (71.33%) PHP
2 997 (69.72%) JavaScript
3 186 (13.01%) SQL
4 121 (8.46%) Java
5 104 (7.27%) C#
6 29 (2.03%) Perl
6 29 (2.03%) Python
7 28 (1.96%) Ruby
8 26 (1.82%) PHP 5
9 21 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.26%) C++
11 15 (1.05%) Scala
12 11 (0.77%) VB
13 10 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.56%) ES6
16 4 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 125 (8.74%) Degree
2 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.49%) MCSA
3 7 (0.49%) MCSE
4 6 (0.42%) MBA
5 5 (0.35%) MCDST
5 5 (0.35%) MCTS
6 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.070%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.070%) CCNA
8 1 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.070%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.33%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) SLA
2 9 (0.63%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.070%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 23 (1.61%) Docker
1 23 (1.61%) Varnish
2 16 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.28%) iptables
4 4 (0.28%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.28%) Xen
5 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.070%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.75%) Puppet
2 24 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.12%) Salt
4 15 (1.05%) cPanel
5 5 (0.35%) Ansible
5 5 (0.35%) Plesk
5 5 (0.35%) WSUS
6 4 (0.28%) Cacti
6 4 (0.28%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.070%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.070%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.070%) MOM
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 200 (13.99%) Adobe
2 135 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.29%) Zend
4 89 (6.22%) Google
5 55 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 53 (3.71%) Oracle
7 42 (2.94%) Twitter
8 41 (2.87%) Facebook
9 27 (1.89%) EPiServer
10 26 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.61%) VMware
12 16 (1.12%) PayPal
13 14 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.84%) Rackspace
14 12 (0.84%) Veeam
15 11 (0.77%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.63%) Optimizely
16 9 (0.63%) Sencha
17 8 (0.56%) Apple
17 8 (0.56%) HubSpot
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