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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 402 439 369
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -70
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 761 709 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.54% 3.07% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 701 611 802
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
21470 23131 25303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 20.83% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18340 19180 20837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +43 738 £35,000 +4.47% 145
London +96 280 £40,000 - 46
South East -16 124 £32,500 -7.14% 21
West Midlands +8 73 £31,000 -8.48% 11
South West +12 67 £30,000 - 11
North West -6 67 £32,500 +8.33% 28
Yorkshire +42 66 £34,000 +23.63% 14
West Yorkshire +42 53 £34,000 +23.63% 12
Leeds +39 50 £34,000 +17.24% 9
Manchester -9 41 £32,500 -2.98% 14
Surrey -32 34 £32,500 -7.14% 2
East of England 0 33 £32,500 +8.33% 7
City of London +28 32 £39,863 -6.20% 9
Warwickshire -6 28 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Kent +14 26 £32,500 +18.18% 4
East Midlands -6 25 £30,000 - 3
Dorset +19 24 £37,500 +23.96% 6
Birmingham -4 20 £39,500 +43.63% 4
Bristol -6 17 £30,000 - 2
Berkshire -9 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 17 £33,500 -
Hampshire -7 16 £24,250 -30.71% 3
Cheshire +27 15 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Bournemouth +10 15 £27,500 -18.51% 4
Buckinghamshire +28 14 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Staffordshire +21 14 £31,250 -14.38% 2
Devon +18 14 £24,000 -15.78% 1
Milton Keynes +28 11 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Leamington Spa +11 10 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Lancashire 0 10 £30,000 +39.53% 6

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1106 (76.59%) HTML
2 1070 (74.10%) CSS
3 1031 (71.40%) JavaScript
4 1022 (70.78%) PHP
5 688 (47.65%) jQuery
6 672 (46.54%) Web Development
7 554 (38.37%) CMS
8 531 (36.77%) MySQL
9 530 (36.70%) HTML5
10 420 (29.09%) CSS3
11 338 (23.41%) Marketing
12 328 (22.71%) Git (software)
13 324 (22.44%) Drupal
14 323 (22.37%) Front End Development
15 270 (18.70%) Magento
16 266 (18.42%) User Experience
17 250 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
18 249 (17.24%) E-Commerce
19 244 (16.90%) Photoshop
20 239 (16.55%) MVC
21 229 (15.86%) Adobe
22 223 (15.44%) Sass
23 216 (14.96%) AngularJS
24 214 (14.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 202 (13.99%) Linux
25 202 (13.99%) SEO
26 192 (13.30%) Responsive Web Design
27 188 (13.02%) LAMP
28 186 (12.88%) SQL
29 157 (10.87%) Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 554 (38.37%) CMS
2 324 (22.44%) Drupal
3 113 (7.83%) Joomla!
4 95 (6.58%) Apache
5 89 (6.16%) Node.js
6 65 (4.50%) Umbraco
7 48 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 38 (2.63%) Kentico
9 37 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (1.94%) Jadu
11 27 (1.87%) IIS
12 26 (1.80%) nginx
13 21 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
14 20 (1.39%) Liferay
15 19 (1.32%) Moodle
16 15 (1.04%) SilverStripe
16 15 (1.04%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 244 (16.90%) Photoshop
2 86 (5.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (4.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 35 (2.42%) MS Excel
5 32 (2.22%) Fireworks
6 21 (1.45%) InDesign
7 17 (1.18%) MS Office
8 13 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.28%) MS Project
11 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.069%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 270 (18.70%) Magento
2 40 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.66%) Shopify
4 11 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (0.62%) OpenCart
6 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.21%) Maximo
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.14%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.78%) Google Analytics
2 35 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.35%) GitHub
4 25 (1.73%) AdWords
5 23 (1.59%) IaaS
5 23 (1.59%) Sage Pay
6 22 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.76%) MailChimp
8 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (0.42%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.35%) Office 365
10 5 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
11 4 (0.28%) Force.com
11 4 (0.28%) PaaS
12 1 (0.069%) eCircle
12 1 (0.069%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.54%) Intranet
2 24 (1.66%) SSH
3 23 (1.59%) Internet
4 22 (1.52%) DNS
5 13 (0.90%) FTP
5 13 (0.90%) SAN
6 10 (0.69%) SSL
7 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.35%) Firewall
8 5 (0.35%) SMTP
9 4 (0.28%) HTTP
9 4 (0.28%) IMAP
9 4 (0.28%) POP3
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) LDAP
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
11 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.069%) DHCP
12 1 (0.069%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.069%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (36.77%) MySQL
2 136 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 57 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (3.12%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.66%) Redis
7 14 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.69%) CouchDB
9 10 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.62%) Big Data
11 8 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.35%) GIS
13 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.28%) QlikView
14 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.21%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 328 (22.71%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.58%) Subversion
3 79 (5.47%) Grunt
4 58 (4.02%) gulp
5 51 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.01%) Maven
7 27 (1.87%) Dreamweaver
7 27 (1.87%) JIRA
8 25 (1.73%) Bower
9 20 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (1.39%) TestNG
9 20 (1.39%) Vagrant
10 19 (1.32%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.18%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.97%) PHPUnit
13 12 (0.83%) JUnit
14 11 (0.76%) Selenium
15 10 (0.69%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.55%) QUnit
General
1 338 (23.41%) Marketing
2 94 (6.51%) Advertising
3 82 (5.68%) Finance
4 61 (4.22%) Publishing
5 39 (2.70%) Retail
6 34 (2.35%) Games
7 26 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.59%) Legal
9 22 (1.52%) Multimedia
10 21 (1.45%) Banking
11 16 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.97%) Electronics
13 8 (0.55%) Back Office
14 5 (0.35%) Front Office
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
14 5 (0.35%) Law
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1091 (75.55%) Developer
2 510 (35.32%) PHP Developer
3 385 (26.66%) Web Developer
4 241 (16.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 230 (15.93%) WordPress Developer
6 206 (14.27%) HTML Developer
7 195 (13.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 175 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
9 151 (10.46%) PHP Web Developer
10 146 (10.11%) Senior Developer
11 104 (7.20%) Junior
12 91 (6.30%) Junior Developer
13 86 (5.96%) Designer
14 85 (5.89%) MySQL Developer
15 81 (5.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 77 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
17 71 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
18 54 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 50 (3.46%) Web Designer
20 49 (3.39%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1106 (76.59%) HTML
2 1070 (74.10%) CSS
3 688 (47.65%) jQuery
4 530 (36.70%) HTML5
5 420 (29.09%) CSS3
6 223 (15.44%) Sass
7 216 (14.96%) AngularJS
8 214 (14.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 188 (13.02%) LAMP
10 152 (10.53%) Laravel
11 146 (10.11%) LESS
12 142 (9.83%) .NET
13 140 (9.70%) XML
14 134 (9.28%) Ajax
15 131 (9.07%) Symfony
16 113 (7.83%) JSON
17 94 (6.51%) Web Services
18 70 (4.85%) ASP.NET
19 67 (4.64%) XHTML
20 66 (4.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 266 (18.42%) User Experience
2 84 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 75 (5.19%) Social Media
4 59 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (2.63%) Graphic Design
7 28 (1.94%) Blog
8 27 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.80%) W3C
10 25 (1.73%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.25%) FMCG
11 18 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.97%) Animation
12 14 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 13 (0.90%) Copywriting
14 12 (0.83%) Replication
15 11 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.69%) Fintech
16 10 (0.69%) iPad
16 10 (0.69%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 202 (13.99%) Linux
2 46 (3.19%) Windows
3 35 (2.42%) Android
4 33 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.08%) Unix
6 23 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.11%) CentOS
9 12 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.55%) Debian
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.42%) openSUSE
13 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.14%) Solaris
16 1 (0.069%) AIX
16 1 (0.069%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (46.54%) Web Development
2 323 (22.37%) Front End Development
3 250 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 239 (16.55%) MVC
6 202 (13.99%) SEO
7 192 (13.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 157 (10.87%) Web Design
9 145 (10.04%) OO
10 126 (8.73%) Content Management
11 111 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
12 106 (7.34%) Analytics
13 102 (7.06%) CRM
14 98 (6.79%) OOP
15 92 (6.37%) Project Management
16 91 (6.30%) OO PHP
17 84 (5.82%) Open Source
18 77 (5.33%) Scrum
19 74 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (4.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1031 (71.40%) JavaScript
2 1022 (70.78%) PHP
3 186 (12.88%) SQL
4 121 (8.38%) Java
5 83 (5.75%) C#
6 28 (1.94%) PHP 5
7 24 (1.66%) Python
8 21 (1.45%) Perl
9 19 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.32%) Ruby
10 16 (1.11%) C++
11 15 (1.04%) Scala
12 9 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.55%) ES6
13 8 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 140 (9.70%) Degree
2 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.48%) MCSA
3 7 (0.48%) MCSE
4 6 (0.42%) MBA
5 5 (0.35%) MCDST
5 5 (0.35%) MCTS
6 4 (0.28%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.069%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.11%) QA
2 12 (0.83%) WCAG
3 10 (0.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.069%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (1.73%) Varnish
2 24 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.97%) Docker
4 13 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.28%) iptables
6 4 (0.28%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.28%) Xen
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.069%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.18%) cPanel
2 15 (1.04%) Puppet
3 13 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.62%) Plesk
5 8 (0.55%) Ansible
6 6 (0.42%) Salt
7 5 (0.35%) Nagios
7 5 (0.35%) WSUS
8 4 (0.28%) Cacti
9 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.069%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.069%) MOM
10 1 (0.069%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 229 (15.86%) Adobe
2 121 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 112 (7.76%) Zend
4 100 (6.93%) Google
5 52 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 48 (3.32%) Twitter
7 43 (2.98%) Facebook
8 40 (2.77%) Oracle
9 30 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.59%) EPiServer
11 18 (1.25%) VMware
12 16 (1.11%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.83%) Veeam
15 11 (0.76%) SolarWinds
16 10 (0.69%) HubSpot
16 10 (0.69%) Sencha
17 9 (0.62%) Vermilion
18 8 (0.55%) Optimizely
18 8 (0.55%) PayPal
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive Package
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Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Great benefits!
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Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Great benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
City Of Westminster, London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
City Of Westminster, London
Fused Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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