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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 405 421 366
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -55
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 690 734 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.88% 3.42% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 636 594 821
Median salary £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
17799 21492 24674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.34% 19.39% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15153 17811 20526
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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
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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 +13 662 £33,750 -0.73% 150
London +59 245 £40,000 - 39
South East -14 128 £32,500 -7.14% 22
South West +32 69 £32,500 +18.18% 13
West Midlands -6 64 £27,500 -8.33% 6
North West -12 62 £32,500 +18.18% 34
Yorkshire +34 50 £31,500 +5.00% 20
Manchester -5 43 £32,500 -5.79% 22
Leeds +33 35 £31,500 +26.00% 12
West Yorkshire +21 35 £31,500 +5.00% 14
City of London +28 34 £40,000 -18.36% 9
East of England +37 31 £32,500 -5.79% 7
Warwickshire +12 28 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Kent +40 27 £36,750 +63.33% 3
Dorset +19 24 £33,000 +14.78% 5
Surrey -13 24 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 20 £40,673 - 1
Bournemouth +24 18 £37,500 +30.43% 3
Berkshire -4 17 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +42 16 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bristol +27 16 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Wales +17 15 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Birmingham +1 15 £30,000 - 1
Rugby - 15 £25,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £28,000 -18.84% 2
Hertfordshire +33 13 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East Sussex +15 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes +33 12 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Cheshire +36 11 £35,000 +28.44% 4
Worcestershire +13 11 £25,000 +5.26%

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1074 (74.95%) HTML
2 1051 (73.34%) CSS
3 1005 (70.13%) PHP
4 985 (68.74%) JavaScript
5 648 (45.22%) jQuery
6 647 (45.15%) Web Development
7 506 (35.31%) HTML5
8 501 (34.96%) CMS
9 483 (33.71%) MySQL
10 391 (27.29%) CSS3
11 325 (22.68%) Git (software)
12 303 (21.14%) Drupal
13 291 (20.31%) Marketing
14 285 (19.89%) Magento
15 279 (19.47%) E-Commerce
16 273 (19.05%) Front End Development
17 265 (18.49%) User Experience
18 239 (16.68%) Sass
19 236 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
20 235 (16.40%) MVC
21 215 (15.00%) Photoshop
21 215 (15.00%) Linux
22 187 (13.05%) Adobe
23 186 (12.98%) SEO
24 182 (12.70%) AngularJS
24 182 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
25 180 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 168 (11.72%) LAMP
27 166 (11.58%) SQL
28 163 (11.37%) SQL Server

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
1 501 (34.96%) CMS
2 303 (21.14%) Drupal
3 102 (7.12%) Apache
4 89 (6.21%) Joomla!
5 68 (4.75%) Umbraco
6 40 (2.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 38 (2.65%) Kentico
8 30 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 26 (1.81%) ExpressionEngine
10 25 (1.74%) Jadu
11 23 (1.61%) IIS
11 23 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.33%) nginx
13 18 (1.26%) Moodle
14 13 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.84%) ColdFusion
15 12 (0.84%) PrestaShop
15 12 (0.84%) SilverStripe
16 11 (0.77%) concrete5
16 11 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 215 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 87 (6.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 62 (4.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 48 (3.35%) MS Excel
5 27 (1.88%) MS Office
6 21 (1.47%) Fireworks
7 17 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 15 (1.05%) InDesign
10 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.21%) MS Project
12 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.070%) InCopy
12 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 285 (19.89%) Magento
2 39 (2.72%) Shopify
3 34 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.35%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.14%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.070%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.61%) Google Analytics
2 40 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.88%) AdWords
3 27 (1.88%) Sage Pay
4 25 (1.74%) GitHub
5 21 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.05%) MailChimp
7 10 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.63%) IaaS
9 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.35%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.35%) Office 365
11 4 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
11 4 (0.28%) Force.com
11 4 (0.28%) PaaS
11 4 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (5.79%) Intranet
2 26 (1.81%) Internet
3 22 (1.54%) SSH
4 15 (1.05%) DNS
4 15 (1.05%) SAN
5 10 (0.70%) SSL
6 9 (0.63%) Firewall
6 9 (0.63%) FTP
7 7 (0.49%) SMTP
7 7 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.35%) HTTP
9 4 (0.28%) IMAP
9 4 (0.28%) POP3
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
11 2 (0.14%) Network Security
12 1 (0.070%) Broadband
12 1 (0.070%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.070%) SMS
12 1 (0.070%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (33.71%) MySQL
2 163 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 68 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 38 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (1.95%) Redis
7 11 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.49%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.42%) Big Data
12 5 (0.35%) GIS
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.28%) QlikView
14 3 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.14%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 325 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 101 (7.05%) Subversion
3 66 (4.61%) Grunt
4 55 (3.84%) gulp
5 49 (3.42%) JIRA
6 41 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.16%) Bitbucket
7 31 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (1.95%) TestNG
9 25 (1.74%) JUnit
9 25 (1.74%) Maven
10 23 (1.61%) Selenium
11 20 (1.40%) Visual Studio
12 19 (1.33%) Gradle
12 19 (1.33%) Log4j
13 16 (1.12%) Vagrant
14 14 (0.98%) Bower
14 14 (0.98%) CruiseControl
14 14 (0.98%) Hudson
15 9 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 291 (20.31%) Marketing
2 84 (5.86%) Advertising
3 80 (5.58%) Finance
4 58 (4.05%) Publishing
5 44 (3.07%) Retail
6 40 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.30%) Games
8 23 (1.61%) Legal
9 21 (1.47%) Banking
10 17 (1.19%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.84%) Electronics
11 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.56%) Back Office
13 5 (0.35%) Front Office
13 5 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.21%) Local Government
15 2 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.14%) Law
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1068 (74.53%) Developer
2 483 (33.71%) PHP Developer
3 392 (27.36%) Web Developer
4 235 (16.40%) WordPress Developer
5 224 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 190 (13.26%) HTML Developer
7 186 (12.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 163 (11.37%) HTML CSS Developer
9 157 (10.96%) PHP Web Developer
10 119 (8.30%) Senior Developer
11 104 (7.26%) Junior
12 93 (6.49%) Designer
13 85 (5.93%) Junior Developer
14 73 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
15 69 (4.82%) MySQL Developer
16 62 (4.33%) Web Designer
17 61 (4.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 60 (4.19%) Senior PHP Developer
19 58 (4.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
20 54 (3.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1074 (74.95%) HTML
2 1051 (73.34%) CSS
3 648 (45.22%) jQuery
4 506 (35.31%) HTML5
5 391 (27.29%) CSS3
6 239 (16.68%) Sass
7 182 (12.70%) AngularJS
8 180 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 168 (11.72%) LAMP
10 158 (11.03%) .NET
11 134 (9.35%) Laravel
12 129 (9.00%) Ajax
13 126 (8.79%) LESS
14 109 (7.61%) XML
15 106 (7.40%) Web Services
16 105 (7.33%) Symfony
17 93 (6.49%) Node.js
18 88 (6.14%) ASP.NET
19 82 (5.72%) JSON
20 75 (5.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 265 (18.49%) User Experience
2 80 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 74 (5.16%) Social Media
4 49 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 43 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.02%) Graphic Design
7 26 (1.81%) Blog
8 24 (1.67%) W3C
9 21 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.40%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.05%) FMCG
13 14 (0.98%) Animation
13 14 (0.98%) Copywriting
13 14 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.84%) iPad
14 12 (0.84%) Replication
15 11 (0.77%) Photography
16 10 (0.70%) Fintech
16 10 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 215 (15.00%) Linux
2 59 (4.12%) Android
3 48 (3.35%) Windows
4 47 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.72%) Ubuntu
6 25 (1.74%) Unix
7 19 (1.33%) openSUSE
7 19 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.91%) CentOS
9 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) Debian
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.070%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (45.15%) Web Development
2 279 (19.47%) E-Commerce
3 273 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 236 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (16.40%) MVC
6 186 (12.98%) SEO
7 182 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 145 (10.12%) Web Design
9 135 (9.42%) OO
10 115 (8.03%) Content Management
11 105 (7.33%) Digital Marketing
12 103 (7.19%) Analytics
13 97 (6.77%) CRM
14 87 (6.07%) OOP
15 86 (6.00%) Project Management
15 86 (6.00%) Wireframes
16 85 (5.93%) Scrum
17 83 (5.79%) Open Source
18 77 (5.37%) OO PHP
19 67 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1005 (70.13%) PHP
2 985 (68.74%) JavaScript
3 166 (11.58%) SQL
4 118 (8.23%) Java
5 100 (6.98%) C#
6 42 (2.93%) Ruby
7 28 (1.95%) Perl
8 27 (1.88%) Python
9 25 (1.74%) PHP 5
10 20 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.26%) C++
12 12 (0.84%) VB
13 11 (0.77%) Scala
13 11 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (0.56%) ES6
16 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 124 (8.65%) Degree
2 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.42%) MBA
3 6 (0.42%) MCSA
3 6 (0.42%) MCSE
4 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.28%) MCDST
5 4 (0.28%) MCTS
6 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) CCNA
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.070%) CISSP
8 1 (0.070%) GCIA
8 1 (0.070%) GCIH
8 1 (0.070%) PhD
8 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.070%) PMP
8 1 (0.070%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.88%) QA
2 8 (0.56%) SLA
2 8 (0.56%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (1.88%) Docker
2 18 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.05%) Varnish
3 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.28%) iptables
6 4 (0.28%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.28%) Xen
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (1.88%) Puppet
2 19 (1.33%) Salt
3 16 (1.12%) cPanel
4 4 (0.28%) Cacti
4 4 (0.28%) Nagios
4 4 (0.28%) WSUS
5 3 (0.21%) Plesk
6 2 (0.14%) Ansible
6 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.070%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.070%) MOM
7 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 187 (13.05%) Adobe
2 136 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.56%) Google
4 73 (5.09%) Zend
5 60 (4.19%) Sitecore
6 57 (3.98%) Oracle
7 46 (3.21%) Facebook
8 43 (3.00%) Twitter
9 32 (2.23%) EPiServer
10 22 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.54%) VMware
11 16 (1.12%) PayPal
12 13 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.84%) Rackspace
14 11 (0.77%) Apple
14 11 (0.77%) Veeam
15 10 (0.70%) SolarWinds
16 7 (0.49%) Marketo
16 7 (0.49%) Pardot
16 7 (0.49%) Sencha
West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Home Working + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Aquent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aquent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits available
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago