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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 333 359 437
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +78
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 904 752 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.86% 3.49% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 744 657 517
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
23409 21548 24138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.18% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19056 18278 20635
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +16 863 £35,000 +7.69% 131
London -1 326 £42,500 +6.25% 42
South East +28 154 £32,500 -4.41% 18
North West +50 144 £32,500 +18.18% 23
Manchester +60 107 £32,500 - 17
Yorkshire -14 67 £30,000 +7.14% 13
Hampshire +42 63 £30,000 +10.09% 2
West Midlands +13 56 £32,500 +27.45% 9
South West -15 47 £30,500 +10.90% 5
City of London +7 44 £35,000 -12.50% 12
East of England -13 39 £35,000 +16.66% 10
West Yorkshire -14 38 £25,250 -8.18% 8
Southampton +36 34 £30,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +21 32 £37,500 - 3
Surrey -2 30 £45,000 +74.75% 2
Warwickshire +34 29 £37,500 +41.50% 3
East Midlands -20 24 £31,000 -1.58% 10
Cheshire -6 21 £30,500 +22.00% 4
Leeds -26 21 £25,500 -8.92% 3
Dorset -6 18 £55,000 +41.93% 1
South Yorkshire -17 18 £31,250 +17.92% 3
Bournemouth -7 17 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Lancashire +3 14 £27,000 +1.88% 1
Suffolk +16 13 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Chester +10 13 £25,000 +16.27%
Oxfordshire -12 12 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Leatherhead - 12 £45,000 -
Bristol +4 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Northamptonshire -17 11 £35,000 +14.75% 6

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1529 (82.07%) HTML
2 1509 (81.00%) CSS
3 1389 (74.56%) PHP
4 1364 (73.22%) JavaScript
5 954 (51.21%) jQuery
6 860 (46.16%) MySQL
7 734 (39.40%) CMS
8 695 (37.31%) HTML5
9 599 (32.15%) CSS3
10 482 (25.87%) Marketing
11 481 (25.82%) Drupal
12 469 (25.17%) Git (software)
13 382 (20.50%) E-Commerce
14 381 (20.45%) Magento
15 377 (20.24%) SEO
16 358 (19.22%) MVC
17 337 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
18 333 (17.87%) Photoshop
19 323 (17.34%) Linux
20 282 (15.14%) Web Development
21 276 (14.81%) SQL
22 257 (13.79%) OO
23 255 (13.69%) User Experience
24 252 (13.53%) .NET
25 250 (13.42%) Joomla!
26 249 (13.37%) Subversion
27 247 (13.26%) Ajax
28 246 (13.20%) LAMP
29 244 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
30 239 (12.83%) Zend

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 734 (39.40%) CMS
2 481 (25.82%) Drupal
3 250 (13.42%) Joomla!
4 211 (11.33%) Apache
5 111 (5.96%) Node.js
6 94 (5.05%) Umbraco
7 73 (3.92%) IIS
8 61 (3.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 52 (2.79%) SharePoint
10 46 (2.47%) Tomcat
11 36 (1.93%) nginx
12 35 (1.88%) ExpressionEngine
13 30 (1.61%) concrete5
14 29 (1.56%) NServiceBus
15 19 (1.02%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
17 14 (0.75%) Confluence
18 13 (0.70%) Moodle
18 13 (0.70%) SilverStripe
19 10 (0.54%) Kentico
Applications
1 333 (17.87%) Photoshop
2 166 (8.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (2.52%) Fireworks
4 41 (2.20%) MS Excel
5 37 (1.99%) MS Office
6 23 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 20 (1.07%) InDesign
8 7 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.054%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 381 (20.45%) Magento
2 96 (5.15%) Google Analytics
3 39 (2.09%) Shopify
4 14 (0.75%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
8 4 (0.21%) Agresso
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.054%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.054%) Line 500
10 1 (0.054%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 19 (1.02%) GitHub
6 17 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (0.91%) SaaS
7 16 (0.86%) Office 365
8 15 (0.81%) MailChimp
9 14 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (0.32%) Route 53
10 6 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.11%) Trello
13 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.054%) CheetahMail
14 1 (0.054%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.97%) Intranet
2 59 (3.17%) DNS
3 35 (1.88%) HTTP
4 34 (1.83%) Internet
5 28 (1.50%) SSH
6 26 (1.40%) SSL
7 24 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.81%) FTP
9 7 (0.38%) SMTP
9 7 (0.38%) Broadband
9 7 (0.38%) Extranet
10 6 (0.32%) LAN
10 6 (0.32%) POP3
10 6 (0.32%) VPN
10 6 (0.32%) Firewall
10 6 (0.32%) Network Security
11 5 (0.27%) VLAN
11 5 (0.27%) Wireless
11 5 (0.27%) SAN
12 4 (0.21%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (46.16%) MySQL
2 154 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 93 (4.99%) MongoDB
4 88 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 79 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (2.09%) Redis
8 38 (2.04%) RavenDB
9 33 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (0.81%) MS Access
15 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.54%) Big Data
17 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (0.27%) MariaDB
19 3 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 469 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 249 (13.37%) Subversion
3 74 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 63 (3.38%) JIRA
5 53 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
6 52 (2.79%) PHPUnit
7 48 (2.58%) Hudson
8 38 (2.04%) Grunt
9 37 (1.99%) CruiseControl
9 37 (1.99%) Visual Studio
10 34 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 31 (1.66%) Jasmine
12 29 (1.56%) NCrunch
12 29 (1.56%) ReSharper
13 26 (1.40%) Maven
14 25 (1.34%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.13%) Selenium
16 20 (1.07%) JUnit
17 16 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 482 (25.87%) Marketing
2 156 (8.37%) Finance
3 80 (4.29%) Retail
4 79 (4.24%) Advertising
5 51 (2.74%) Publishing
6 37 (1.99%) Games
7 32 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.07%) Banking
9 15 (0.81%) Automotive
10 14 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.70%) Legal
12 12 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.32%) Billing
14 4 (0.21%) Local Government
14 4 (0.21%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.21%) French Language
14 4 (0.21%) German Language
14 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.16%) Electronics
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1479 (79.39%) Developer
2 609 (32.69%) Web Developer
3 501 (26.89%) PHP Developer
4 283 (15.19%) Front-End Developer
5 167 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 134 (7.19%) Designer
7 127 (6.82%) Junior
8 108 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
9 99 (5.31%) Junior Developer
10 88 (4.72%) Front-End Web Developer
11 75 (4.03%) WordPress Developer
12 74 (3.97%) Web Designer
13 67 (3.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 59 (3.17%) .NET Developer
15 55 (2.95%) Senior Web Developer
16 53 (2.84%) Junior Web Developer
17 50 (2.68%) C# Developer
17 50 (2.68%) Lead Developer
18 47 (2.52%) Senior PHP Developer
19 40 (2.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1529 (82.07%) HTML
2 1509 (81.00%) CSS
3 954 (51.21%) jQuery
4 695 (37.31%) HTML5
5 599 (32.15%) CSS3
6 252 (13.53%) .NET
7 247 (13.26%) Ajax
8 246 (13.20%) LAMP
9 188 (10.09%) Sass
10 187 (10.04%) Symfony
11 180 (9.66%) Web Services
12 162 (8.70%) Backbone.js
13 161 (8.64%) XHTML
14 154 (8.27%) XML
15 153 (8.21%) ASP.NET
16 150 (8.05%) AngularJS
17 121 (6.49%) LESS
18 120 (6.44%) RESTful
19 119 (6.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 107 (5.74%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 255 (13.69%) User Experience
2 209 (11.22%) Social Media
3 185 (9.93%) Open Source
4 147 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 79 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 58 (3.11%) Blog
8 57 (3.06%) W3C
9 55 (2.95%) Graphic Design
10 38 (2.04%) Digital Media
11 33 (1.77%) Animation
12 22 (1.18%) Management Information System
13 17 (0.91%) FMCG
14 16 (0.86%) Replication
14 16 (0.86%) NHS
15 14 (0.75%) iPhone
16 12 (0.64%) Copywriting
17 10 (0.54%) Social Network
17 10 (0.54%) Smartphone
17 10 (0.54%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 323 (17.34%) Linux
2 160 (8.59%) Windows
3 144 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 139 (7.46%) Android
5 41 (2.20%) CentOS
6 39 (2.09%) UNIX
7 31 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 30 (1.61%) Windows Phone
9 19 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.64%) Fedora
11 9 (0.48%) Debian
12 8 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.054%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (20.50%) E-Commerce
2 377 (20.24%) SEO
3 358 (19.22%) MVC
4 337 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
5 282 (15.14%) Web Development
6 257 (13.79%) OO
7 244 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 192 (10.31%) OOP
9 190 (10.20%) Web Design
10 174 (9.34%) Content Management
11 156 (8.37%) Analytics
12 149 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
13 147 (7.89%) TDD
14 142 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (6.39%) OO PHP
16 111 (5.96%) Scrum
17 102 (5.48%) BDD
18 80 (4.29%) Project Management
19 71 (3.81%) Mobile Application Development
20 68 (3.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1389 (74.56%) PHP
2 1364 (73.22%) JavaScript
3 276 (14.81%) SQL
4 173 (9.29%) Java
5 169 (9.07%) C#
6 145 (7.78%) PHP5
7 100 (5.37%) Ruby
8 86 (4.62%) Python
9 41 (2.20%) ActionScript
10 29 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
12 21 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 21 (1.13%) VB
13 16 (0.86%) Perl
14 15 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.70%) PHP4
15 13 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.54%) C++
17 10 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 174 (9.34%) Degree
2 4 (0.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
3 3 (0.16%) HND
4 2 (0.11%) PhD
4 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.11%) MBA
5 1 (0.054%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.25%) QA
2 28 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.81%) SLA
4 4 (0.21%) WAI
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.13%) Varnish
2 19 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.32%) Shibboleth
4 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (1.23%) Puppet
1 23 (1.23%) Vagrant
2 21 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.86%) Plesk
4 9 (0.48%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.21%) WSUS
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.054%) Cacti
8 1 (0.054%) Ansible
8 1 (0.054%) logstash
8 1 (0.054%) Kibana
8 1 (0.054%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 239 (12.83%) Zend
2 205 (11.00%) Adobe
3 175 (9.39%) Google
4 122 (6.55%) Facebook
5 113 (6.07%) Twitter
6 76 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 69 (3.70%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.56%) Red Gate
8 29 (1.56%) Xamarin
8 29 (1.56%) EPiServer
9 22 (1.18%) Oracle
10 21 (1.13%) Rackspace
11 19 (1.02%) VMware
11 19 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.97%) Siemens
13 15 (0.81%) SAP
14 14 (0.75%) ATG
15 13 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.64%) JD Edwards
17 11 (0.59%) Cisco
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life, health, childcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago