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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 360 360 378
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 820 866 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 3.55% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 725 734 657
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £52,500
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
22792 24405 23233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.05% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19008 19950 19634
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 £68,750 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -16 761 £34,000 +4.61% 151
London -93 213 £40,000 +6.66% 38
South East -28 187 £35,000 - 29
North West +23 99 £30,000 +3.44% 24
South West +11 80 £30,500 +1.66% 14
Surrey +33 69 £35,000 - 7
Manchester +24 69 £30,000 +9.09% 13
City of London +3 61 £35,000 -9.09% 12
West Midlands +6 53 £34,000 +25.92% 10
Yorkshire +1 53 £27,500 -8.33% 15
Hampshire +8 47 £35,000 +7.69% 8
East of England +11 45 £27,750 -0.89% 4
Dorset +9 42 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Reigate - 38 £32,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -10 36 £27,500 -8.33% 11
Bournemouth 0 35 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Warwickshire +19 34 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Berkshire -20 32 £31,250 -16.66% 3
Leeds -9 24 £32,500 +8.33% 10
East Sussex -19 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +12 21 £33,000 +20.00% 14
Bristol +2 21 £30,000 - 5
Southampton -12 18 £31,750 -9.28% 3
Scotland +25 17 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Winchester -8 17 £35,000 +34.61% 4
Brighton -13 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 16 £37,500 +31.57% 5
Cheshire -8 15 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Guildford +19 14 £37,500 +31.57%
Lancashire +8 13 £23,500 -14.22% 2

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1564 (84.68%) HTML
2 1522 (82.40%) CSS
3 1399 (75.74%) JavaScript
4 1314 (71.14%) PHP
5 1017 (55.06%) jQuery
6 835 (45.21%) MySQL
7 793 (42.93%) HTML5
8 747 (40.44%) CMS
9 652 (35.30%) CSS3
10 509 (27.56%) Git (software)
11 502 (27.18%) MVC
12 483 (26.15%) Drupal
13 472 (25.55%) Marketing
14 380 (20.57%) Web Development
15 366 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
16 346 (18.73%) User Experience
17 337 (18.25%) OO
18 327 (17.70%) Photoshop
19 309 (16.73%) Linux
20 304 (16.46%) Magento
21 275 (14.89%) E-Commerce
22 272 (14.73%) Zend
23 256 (13.86%) Adobe
23 256 (13.86%) Subversion
24 249 (13.48%) Symfony
25 244 (13.21%) SEO
26 241 (13.05%) LAMP
26 241 (13.05%) Responsive Web Design
27 237 (12.83%) SQL
28 235 (12.72%) Joomla!

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 747 (40.44%) CMS
2 483 (26.15%) Drupal
3 235 (12.72%) Joomla!
4 196 (10.61%) Apache
5 114 (6.17%) Umbraco
6 101 (5.47%) Node.js
7 56 (3.03%) IIS
8 53 (2.87%) nginx
9 39 (2.11%) concrete5
10 31 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 30 (1.62%) SharePoint
12 29 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 24 (1.30%) Moodle
14 22 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
15 18 (0.97%) TYPO3
16 15 (0.81%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.70%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.65%) Kentico
19 11 (0.60%) Alfresco
19 11 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 327 (17.70%) Photoshop
2 138 (7.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 115 (6.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 48 (2.60%) InDesign
5 40 (2.17%) Fireworks
6 36 (1.95%) MS Excel
7 29 (1.57%) MS Office
8 19 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
10 16 (0.87%) MS Visio
11 14 (0.76%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.16%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.11%) MS Project
15 1 (0.054%) CorelDRAW
15 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.054%) GIMP
15 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 304 (16.46%) Magento
2 64 (3.47%) Google Analytics
3 23 (1.25%) Shopify
4 10 (0.54%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.43%) Zen Cart
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.054%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.41%) GitHub
3 21 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.08%) Office 365
5 14 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.49%) PaaS
7 8 (0.43%) MailChimp
8 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.22%) Route 53
10 4 (0.22%) SaaS
11 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.054%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.054%) Trello
13 1 (0.054%) Force.com
13 1 (0.054%) Heroku
13 1 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.054%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.79%) Internet
2 28 (1.52%) HTTP
3 27 (1.46%) DNS
4 26 (1.41%) SSH
5 24 (1.30%) Intranet
5 24 (1.30%) Firewall
6 22 (1.19%) Broadband
7 18 (0.97%) FTP
8 16 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.54%) SSL
9 10 (0.54%) Telnet
10 9 (0.49%) Network Security
11 8 (0.43%) Symposium
12 6 (0.32%) SMTP
13 5 (0.27%) VPN
14 4 (0.22%) IPsec
14 4 (0.22%) OpenVPN
15 3 (0.16%) NetScreen
15 3 (0.16%) NAS
15 3 (0.16%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 835 (45.21%) MySQL
2 176 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 86 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 67 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 29 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 27 (1.46%) Redis
9 24 (1.30%) Big Data
10 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.81%) MS Access
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.54%) MariaDB
14 10 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.54%) RavenDB
15 9 (0.49%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.43%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 509 (27.56%) Git (software)
2 256 (13.86%) Subversion
3 89 (4.82%) Dreamweaver
4 60 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 42 (2.27%) JIRA
6 37 (2.00%) Grunt
7 36 (1.95%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.41%) Hudson
9 24 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 24 (1.30%) NetBeans
10 23 (1.25%) PhpStorm
11 22 (1.19%) JUnit
12 20 (1.08%) Selenium
13 18 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (0.97%) Bitbucket
14 17 (0.92%) CruiseControl
15 16 (0.87%) Maven
15 16 (0.87%) PHPUnit
16 15 (0.81%) TeamCity
17 14 (0.76%) Behat
General
1 472 (25.55%) Marketing
2 124 (6.71%) Advertising
3 93 (5.04%) Finance
4 44 (2.38%) Games
5 42 (2.27%) Publishing
5 42 (2.27%) Retail
6 36 (1.95%) Multimedia
7 30 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 14 (0.76%) Back Office
9 12 (0.65%) Law
10 10 (0.54%) Legal
10 10 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.43%) Automotive
12 5 (0.27%) Banking
12 5 (0.27%) German Language
13 4 (0.22%) French Language
13 4 (0.22%) Local Government
14 3 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.16%) Electronics
14 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1507 (81.59%) Developer
2 630 (34.11%) Web Developer
3 459 (24.85%) PHP Developer
4 360 (19.49%) Front-End Developer
5 172 (9.31%) Senior Developer
6 155 (8.39%) Designer
7 142 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
8 106 (5.74%) Junior
9 100 (5.41%) Web Designer
10 97 (5.25%) WordPress Developer
11 94 (5.09%) Junior Developer
12 68 (3.68%) Front-End Web Developer
13 60 (3.25%) Senior Web Developer
14 59 (3.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 58 (3.14%) Lead Developer
16 53 (2.87%) Senior PHP Developer
17 46 (2.49%) .NET Developer
18 35 (1.89%) Analyst
19 33 (1.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 33 (1.79%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1564 (84.68%) HTML
2 1522 (82.40%) CSS
3 1017 (55.06%) jQuery
4 793 (42.93%) HTML5
5 652 (35.30%) CSS3
6 249 (13.48%) Symfony
7 241 (13.05%) LAMP
8 224 (12.13%) AngularJS
9 202 (10.94%) .NET
10 200 (10.83%) Ajax
11 194 (10.50%) Sass
12 168 (9.10%) XML
13 160 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 127 (6.88%) LESS
15 122 (6.61%) Web Services
16 117 (6.33%) Backbone.js
17 112 (6.06%) CakePHP
18 111 (6.01%) JSON
19 108 (5.85%) ASP.NET
19 108 (5.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 346 (18.73%) User Experience
2 171 (9.26%) Social Media
3 129 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 98 (5.31%) Open Source
5 77 (4.17%) Graphic Design
6 73 (3.95%) W3C
7 46 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 42 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (2.22%) Photography
10 39 (2.11%) Digital Media
11 36 (1.95%) Blog
12 25 (1.35%) Video Editing
13 22 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.14%) Statistics
15 20 (1.08%) Social Network
16 18 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.87%) Animation
18 14 (0.76%) iPad
19 13 (0.70%) Copywriting
19 13 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 309 (16.73%) Linux
2 107 (5.79%) Windows
3 72 (3.90%) Android
4 67 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.17%) UNIX
6 26 (1.41%) CentOS
7 23 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.38%) openSUSE
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.11%) Debian
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (27.18%) MVC
2 380 (20.57%) Web Development
3 366 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 337 (18.25%) OO
5 275 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 244 (13.21%) SEO
7 241 (13.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 227 (12.29%) Web Design
9 219 (11.86%) OOP
10 195 (10.56%) OO PHP
11 140 (7.58%) Analytics
12 128 (6.93%) Content Management
13 126 (6.82%) TDD
14 112 (6.06%) Scrum
15 96 (5.20%) Digital Marketing
16 88 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (4.17%) Project Management
18 67 (3.63%) B2B
18 67 (3.63%) Email Marketing
19 66 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1399 (75.74%) JavaScript
2 1314 (71.14%) PHP
3 237 (12.83%) SQL
4 156 (8.45%) PHP5
5 136 (7.36%) C#
6 108 (5.85%) Java
7 63 (3.41%) Ruby
8 49 (2.65%) Python
9 29 (1.57%) Perl
10 26 (1.41%) ActionScript
10 26 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.03%) C++
12 18 (0.97%) VB
13 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 17 (0.92%) C
14 14 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 13 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
16 8 (0.43%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.43%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 181 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.11%) EnCE
2 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.054%) MCP
3 1 (0.054%) MCSE
3 1 (0.054%) MCSA
3 1 (0.054%) PhD
3 1 (0.054%) CCNA
3 1 (0.054%) ISEB
3 1 (0.054%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.27%) QA
2 15 (0.81%) SLA
3 12 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.38%) WAI
5 4 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.43%) Docker
4 7 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.32%) vSphere
6 4 (0.22%) Xen
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.16%) Varnish
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 31 (1.68%) Vagrant
2 22 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.19%) Plesk
3 21 (1.14%) cPanel
4 19 (1.03%) Puppet
5 17 (0.92%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.43%) Webmin
7 7 (0.38%) Salt
8 5 (0.27%) Ansible
8 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.22%) Nagios
9 4 (0.22%) nmon
10 3 (0.16%) Cacti
11 1 (0.054%) DameWare
11 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.054%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.054%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.054%) logstash
11 1 (0.054%) Kibana
11 1 (0.054%) Graylog
Vendors
1 272 (14.73%) Zend
2 256 (13.86%) Adobe
3 100 (5.41%) Google
4 95 (5.14%) Twitter
5 88 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 75 (4.06%) Facebook
7 45 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.44%) Oracle
8 36 (1.95%) Sitecore
9 32 (1.73%) EPiServer
10 26 (1.41%) Eloqua
11 24 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.25%) VMware
13 22 (1.19%) Siemens
14 17 (0.92%) Apple
14 17 (0.92%) hybris
15 13 (0.70%) HubSpot
15 13 (0.70%) Perforce
16 12 (0.65%) Xamarin
17 10 (0.54%) Red Gate
Leicester, Leicestershire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 minutes ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible working, relaxed
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 55,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Based on skills
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + great culture
Posted: 7 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier Media
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Hays IT
Salary: Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Competetive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday