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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
UK
Rank 394 408 348
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -60
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 600 706 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.06% 3.69% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 512 667 838
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-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
14762 19157 21119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.97% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12354 16043 17776
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,900 £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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +26 579 £32,500 -7.14% 152
London -23 140 £40,000 -5.88% 35
South East +43 112 £40,000 +23.07% 22
North West -14 89 £30,000 -6.25% 31
East Midlands +26 62 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Manchester -27 56 £30,000 -6.25% 21
East of England +43 50 £30,000 -17.24% 7
West Midlands +38 44 £31,500 -10.00% 14
South West -5 39 £30,000 -14.28% 15
Yorkshire -5 37 £31,000 -8.82% 14
West Yorkshire +6 31 £32,000 -3.75% 13
Leicestershire +6 25 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Berkshire +51 24 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 24 £32,500 +14.03% 4
Hampshire +19 23 £47,500 +93.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 23 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +23 22 £35,000 +27.27% 7
Leeds +2 22 £31,500 -7.35% 8
Lancashire +6 20 £26,500 -11.66% 6
Kent +6 19 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Leicester -9 19 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Cambridge +26 18 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oxford +28 17 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Chatham - 16 - -
City of London +22 15 £40,000 - 7
Dorset +4 15 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Nottingham +16 14 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Derbyshire +22 12 £37,500 +36.36%
Birmingham +18 12 £31,500 -25.00% 4
Hertfordshire +17 12 £32,500 -35.00% 5

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 973 (76.61%) HTML
2 963 (75.83%) CSS
3 952 (74.96%) JavaScript
4 939 (73.94%) PHP
5 573 (45.12%) Web Development
6 553 (43.54%) jQuery
7 509 (40.08%) MySQL
8 407 (32.05%) HTML5
9 369 (29.06%) Git (software)
10 331 (26.06%) CMS
11 292 (22.99%) CSS3
12 277 (21.81%) Front End Development
13 271 (21.34%) Marketing
14 261 (20.55%) Drupal
15 239 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
15 239 (18.82%) Sass
16 234 (18.43%) Magento
17 228 (17.95%) MVC
17 228 (17.95%) E-Commerce
18 211 (16.61%) Linux
19 209 (16.46%) Laravel
20 198 (15.59%) AngularJS
20 198 (15.59%) SEO
21 175 (13.78%) Photoshop
22 167 (13.15%) OOP
23 165 (12.99%) OO
24 162 (12.76%) User Experience
25 159 (12.52%) LAMP
26 141 (11.10%) .NET
27 131 (10.31%) Adobe

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
1 331 (26.06%) CMS
2 261 (20.55%) Drupal
3 106 (8.35%) Apache
4 64 (5.04%) Joomla!
5 39 (3.07%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.28%) nginx
7 24 (1.89%) Moodle
8 20 (1.57%) IIS
9 19 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.55%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
13 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
14 4 (0.31%) PrestaShop
14 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.24%) SilverStripe
15 3 (0.24%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 175 (13.78%) Photoshop
2 84 (6.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (4.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (2.13%) MS Excel
5 25 (1.97%) InDesign
6 20 (1.57%) MS Office
7 11 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.39%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.16%) InVision
11 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.079%) GIMP
11 1 (0.079%) MS Project
11 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.079%) Pixate
11 1 (0.079%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 234 (18.43%) Magento
2 31 (2.44%) Shopify
3 22 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (1.57%) OpenCart
5 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.55%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.079%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.12%) Google Analytics
2 62 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (4.41%) GitHub
4 24 (1.89%) AdWords
5 16 (1.26%) MailChimp
6 13 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 9 (0.71%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.71%) Sage Pay
8 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.39%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.31%) Office 365
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.24%) G Suite
11 3 (0.24%) Heroku
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.16%) Datadog
12 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.15%) Internet
2 14 (1.10%) Firewall
3 13 (1.02%) DNS
4 11 (0.87%) Intranet
5 9 (0.71%) SSH
6 7 (0.55%) FTP
7 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.39%) Broadband
8 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.31%) 3G
9 4 (0.31%) 4G
9 4 (0.31%) VoIP
9 4 (0.31%) VPN
10 3 (0.24%) SSL
11 2 (0.16%) DHCP
11 2 (0.16%) LDAP
11 2 (0.16%) SAN
11 2 (0.16%) SMTP
11 2 (0.16%) Wireless
11 2 (0.16%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (40.08%) MySQL
2 62 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 44 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 32 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (0.94%) Big Data
8 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.71%) BigQuery
9 9 (0.71%) Redis
10 4 (0.31%) MS Access
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.24%) JasperReports
11 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 369 (29.06%) Git (software)
2 78 (6.14%) gulp
3 68 (5.35%) Grunt
4 62 (4.88%) Subversion
5 35 (2.76%) JIRA
6 30 (2.36%) PHPUnit
7 20 (1.57%) Bower
8 19 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 19 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
9 14 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.10%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.63%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.63%) webpack
12 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.55%) Travis CI
13 6 (0.47%) Babel
13 6 (0.47%) Hudson
14 5 (0.39%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 271 (21.34%) Marketing
2 65 (5.12%) Finance
3 49 (3.86%) Advertising
4 40 (3.15%) Retail
5 36 (2.83%) Games
6 31 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.36%) Publishing
8 29 (2.28%) Legal
9 19 (1.50%) Banking
10 14 (1.10%) Multimedia
11 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.79%) German Language
13 8 (0.63%) French Language
14 7 (0.55%) Automotive
15 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.24%) Law
16 3 (0.24%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
17 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.079%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1054 (82.99%) Developer
2 513 (40.39%) PHP Developer
3 349 (27.48%) Web Developer
4 219 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 180 (14.17%) WordPress Developer
6 151 (11.89%) PHP Web Developer
7 133 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 131 (10.31%) HTML Developer
9 116 (9.13%) Senior Developer
10 110 (8.66%) HTML CSS Developer
11 88 (6.93%) Junior
12 75 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
13 74 (5.83%) Junior Developer
14 54 (4.25%) Senior PHP Developer
15 50 (3.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 49 (3.86%) Designer
17 41 (3.23%) Digital Developer
17 41 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
18 39 (3.07%) MySQL Developer
18 39 (3.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 973 (76.61%) HTML
2 963 (75.83%) CSS
3 553 (43.54%) jQuery
4 407 (32.05%) HTML5
5 292 (22.99%) CSS3
6 239 (18.82%) Sass
7 209 (16.46%) Laravel
8 198 (15.59%) AngularJS
9 159 (12.52%) LAMP
10 141 (11.10%) .NET
11 117 (9.21%) Symfony
12 107 (8.43%) Ajax
13 103 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 102 (8.03%) Node.js
15 96 (7.56%) Web Services
16 88 (6.93%) LESS
17 78 (6.14%) CodeIgniter
18 72 (5.67%) XML
19 64 (5.04%) RESTful
20 63 (4.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.76%) User Experience
2 88 (6.93%) Social Media
3 63 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 49 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (2.36%) Blog
7 30 (2.36%) iPad
8 17 (1.34%) iPhone
8 17 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.26%) Graphic Design
10 13 (1.02%) e-Learning
11 11 (0.87%) Animation
11 11 (0.87%) Life Science
12 10 (0.79%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.79%) W3C
12 10 (0.79%) Xbox
13 9 (0.71%) Video Editing
14 8 (0.63%) Fintech
15 6 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 211 (16.61%) Linux
2 38 (2.99%) Windows
3 28 (2.20%) Android
4 26 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.65%) Mac OS X
6 17 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.94%) Unix
7 12 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.63%) CentOS
9 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (45.12%) Web Development
2 277 (21.81%) Front End Development
3 239 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 228 (17.95%) MVC
5 198 (15.59%) SEO
6 167 (13.15%) OOP
7 165 (12.99%) OO
8 98 (7.72%) Digital Marketing
9 97 (7.64%) OO PHP
10 94 (7.40%) Analytics
11 91 (7.17%) Open Source
12 90 (7.09%) Web Design
13 87 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 79 (6.22%) TDD
15 74 (5.83%) Data Protection
16 71 (5.59%) Content Management
17 69 (5.43%) Mentoring
18 57 (4.49%) Software Engineering
19 56 (4.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 952 (74.96%) JavaScript
2 939 (73.94%) PHP
3 112 (8.82%) SQL
4 83 (6.54%) Java
5 77 (6.06%) C#
6 74 (5.83%) Python
7 41 (3.23%) Ruby
8 27 (2.13%) PHP 5
9 25 (1.97%) Perl
10 17 (1.34%) C++
11 16 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.63%) ES6
12 8 (0.63%) PHP 7
12 8 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.47%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.39%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.31%) VB
16 4 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.079%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.24%) WAI
2 3 (0.24%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) GCP
3 2 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.079%) DICOM
4 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (1.02%) Docker
2 9 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.24%) Snort
4 3 (0.24%) Varnish
4 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.16%) NFS
5 2 (0.16%) Samba
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.079%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
6 1 (0.079%) Xen
6 1 (0.079%) XenApp
6 1 (0.079%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (0.87%) cPanel
1 11 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.55%) Ansible
3 5 (0.39%) Nagios
4 4 (0.31%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.24%) Kibana
6 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 2 (0.16%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.16%) Plesk
6 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.079%) Cacti
7 1 (0.079%) Consul
7 1 (0.079%) Icinga
7 1 (0.079%) Puppet
7 1 (0.079%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (10.31%) Adobe
2 126 (9.92%) Google
3 116 (9.13%) Zend
4 65 (5.12%) Microsoft
5 33 (2.60%) Facebook
6 27 (2.13%) Twitter
7 24 (1.89%) Perforce
8 14 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.94%) Apple
10 11 (0.87%) Oracle
11 9 (0.71%) Tableau
12 8 (0.63%) Demandware
12 8 (0.63%) Hootsuite
12 8 (0.63%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.55%) Sophos
14 6 (0.47%) Pardot
14 6 (0.47%) VMware
15 5 (0.39%) hybris
16 4 (0.31%) PayPal
16 4 (0.31%) Rackspace
Maldon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable salary depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum 28K-30K+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + and fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Holiday, Trips away, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago