The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 330 359 407
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +48
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 922 747 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.76% 3.40% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 758 649 566
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,125
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.40%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24540 21978 23983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.10% 20.19% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20303 18563 20604
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +29 892 £32,500 - 155
London -10 330 £40,000 - 43
South East +49 155 £30,000 -16.08% 27
North West +60 112 £30,000 +9.09% 27
West Midlands +35 92 £31,000 +3.33% 10
Manchester +45 75 £30,000 +9.09% 19
Yorkshire -18 70 £30,000 +5.26% 11
South West -4 64 £30,000 - 13
City of London -4 57 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Hampshire +30 51 £22,500 -25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -15 39 £27,500 - 10
Berkshire +38 38 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Surrey +7 31 £42,500 +10.38% 13
East of England -42 30 £29,000 +3.57% 10
Warwickshire +32 29 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Southampton +25 27 £30,000 - 3
Cheshire +13 27 £31,500 +14.54% 6
Leeds -22 26 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Birmingham +14 22 £25,500 -17.74% 2
Bristol -1 20 £27,750 -11.90% 2
South Yorkshire -17 20 £29,000 - 1
East Midlands -21 20 £30,750 -3.90% 5
Dorset -3 18 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Wiltshire +7 17 £30,500 -11.59% 1
Bournemouth -8 16 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Oxfordshire +11 15 £35,000 -10.25%
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £27,500 - 4
Leicestershire -13 14 £30,750 -3.90% 1
Midlands - 13 £20,500 -
Leatherhead - 13 £45,000 -

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1510 (81.40%) HTML
2 1464 (78.92%) CSS
3 1435 (77.36%) PHP
4 1333 (71.86%) JavaScript
5 926 (49.92%) jQuery
6 885 (47.71%) MySQL
7 756 (40.75%) CMS
8 703 (37.90%) HTML5
9 589 (31.75%) CSS3
10 521 (28.09%) Drupal
11 444 (23.94%) Magento
12 435 (23.45%) Marketing
13 373 (20.11%) E-Commerce
14 363 (19.57%) Git (software)
15 341 (18.38%) SEO
16 337 (18.17%) Linux
17 322 (17.36%) MVC
18 319 (17.20%) Photoshop
19 283 (15.26%) Web Development
20 262 (14.12%) OO
21 260 (14.02%) SQL
21 260 (14.02%) Ajax
22 255 (13.75%) Joomla!
23 241 (12.99%) LAMP
24 223 (12.02%) Apache
25 221 (11.91%) Responsive Web Design
26 219 (11.81%) Zend
27 214 (11.54%) .NET
28 210 (11.32%) Content Management
29 209 (11.27%) OOP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 756 (40.75%) CMS
2 521 (28.09%) Drupal
3 255 (13.75%) Joomla!
4 223 (12.02%) Apache
5 90 (4.85%) Umbraco
6 87 (4.69%) Node.js
7 79 (4.26%) IIS
8 56 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 50 (2.70%) SharePoint
10 41 (2.21%) nginx
11 39 (2.10%) Tomcat
12 35 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
13 31 (1.67%) concrete5
14 28 (1.51%) NServiceBus
14 28 (1.51%) WebSphere
15 27 (1.46%) Alfresco
16 26 (1.40%) SilverStripe
17 17 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
18 15 (0.81%) Moodle
19 14 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 319 (17.20%) Photoshop
2 158 (8.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (2.16%) Fireworks
4 39 (2.10%) MS Excel
5 25 (1.35%) MS Office
6 14 (0.75%) InDesign
6 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.054%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 444 (23.94%) Magento
2 118 (6.36%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.92%) Shopify
5 16 (0.86%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.054%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.054%) Line 500
9 1 (0.054%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.054%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.46%) Amazon S3
3 27 (1.46%) SaaS
4 25 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.19%) GitHub
6 15 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (0.59%) CloudFront
7 11 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
8 10 (0.54%) Office 365
9 7 (0.38%) MailChimp
9 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.32%) Route 53
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.11%) Pure360
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.77%) DNS
2 54 (2.91%) Intranet
3 39 (2.10%) HTTP
4 38 (2.05%) Internet
5 36 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 34 (1.83%) SSL
7 32 (1.73%) SSH
8 23 (1.24%) FTP
9 12 (0.65%) VPN
10 11 (0.59%) Extranet
11 5 (0.27%) SAN
11 5 (0.27%) LAN
11 5 (0.27%) Firewall
11 5 (0.27%) VLAN
12 4 (0.22%) SMTP
13 3 (0.16%) POP3
13 3 (0.16%) SMS
13 3 (0.16%) VoIP
13 3 (0.16%) ICMP
13 3 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (47.71%) MySQL
2 138 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 76 (4.10%) NoSQL
4 60 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 35 (1.89%) RavenDB
7 30 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.70%) Redis
12 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.54%) MS Access
14 9 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.43%) Big Data
16 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 3 (0.16%) SQLPlus
17 3 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 363 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 184 (9.92%) Subversion
3 63 (3.40%) JIRA
4 54 (2.91%) PhoneGap
5 50 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 47 (2.53%) Grunt
7 40 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
8 34 (1.83%) PHPUnit
9 30 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 30 (1.62%) Jasmine
10 29 (1.56%) Selenium
11 28 (1.51%) ReSharper
11 28 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 28 (1.51%) NCrunch
12 17 (0.92%) Maven
13 15 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.81%) Hudson
14 12 (0.65%) JBehave
14 12 (0.65%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 435 (23.45%) Marketing
2 145 (7.82%) Finance
3 85 (4.58%) Advertising
4 73 (3.94%) Retail
5 49 (2.64%) Games
6 48 (2.59%) Publishing
7 21 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 14 (0.75%) Banking
10 13 (0.70%) Legal
11 10 (0.54%) Billing
12 6 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.32%) Back Office
13 4 (0.22%) Automotive
13 4 (0.22%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.054%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.054%) Law
Job Titles
1 1489 (80.27%) Developer
2 575 (31.00%) Web Developer
3 512 (27.60%) PHP Developer
4 324 (17.47%) Front-End Developer
5 165 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 122 (6.58%) Designer
7 107 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
8 101 (5.44%) Junior
9 90 (4.85%) Front-End Web Developer
10 77 (4.15%) Junior Developer
11 74 (3.99%) WordPress Developer
12 71 (3.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 70 (3.77%) Web Designer
14 60 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
15 53 (2.86%) Lead Developer
15 53 (2.86%) Magento Developer
16 52 (2.80%) .NET Developer
17 51 (2.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
18 49 (2.64%) C# Developer
19 42 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1510 (81.40%) HTML
2 1464 (78.92%) CSS
3 926 (49.92%) jQuery
4 703 (37.90%) HTML5
5 589 (31.75%) CSS3
6 260 (14.02%) Ajax
7 241 (12.99%) LAMP
8 214 (11.54%) .NET
9 180 (9.70%) XHTML
10 160 (8.63%) Web Services
11 154 (8.30%) Sass
12 153 (8.25%) XML
13 152 (8.19%) Symfony
14 150 (8.09%) AngularJS
15 143 (7.71%) Backbone.js
16 123 (6.63%) LESS
16 123 (6.63%) Flash
17 122 (6.58%) ASP.NET
18 118 (6.36%) CodeIgniter
19 116 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 185 (9.97%) Social Media
2 182 (9.81%) Open Source
3 176 (9.49%) Mobile App
4 67 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 65 (3.50%) W3C
6 38 (2.05%) Blog
7 37 (1.99%) Digital Media
8 30 (1.62%) Graphic Design
8 30 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.56%) Copywriting
10 23 (1.24%) Animation
10 23 (1.24%) NHS
11 22 (1.19%) Blackberry
12 16 (0.86%) FMCG
13 14 (0.75%) Xbox
14 10 (0.54%) iPhone
14 10 (0.54%) Replication
14 10 (0.54%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.49%) Human Factors
16 8 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 337 (18.17%) Linux
2 164 (8.84%) Windows
3 158 (8.52%) Apple iOS
4 149 (8.03%) Android
5 49 (2.64%) CentOS
6 45 (2.43%) UNIX
7 36 (1.94%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.67%) Windows Phone
9 19 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.81%) Debian
10 15 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.65%) Fedora
12 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.22%) SELinux
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.054%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (20.11%) E-Commerce
2 341 (18.38%) SEO
3 322 (17.36%) MVC
4 283 (15.26%) Web Development
5 262 (14.12%) OO
6 221 (11.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 210 (11.32%) Content Management
8 209 (11.27%) OOP
9 191 (10.30%) Web Design
10 185 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
11 179 (9.65%) Analytics
12 136 (7.33%) Digital Marketing
13 100 (5.39%) OO PHP
14 97 (5.23%) TDD
15 91 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
15 91 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (4.47%) CRM
17 78 (4.20%) Pay per click
18 74 (3.99%) Android Development
18 74 (3.99%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1435 (77.36%) PHP
2 1333 (71.86%) JavaScript
3 260 (14.02%) SQL
4 190 (10.24%) Java
5 142 (7.65%) PHP5
6 135 (7.28%) Python
7 132 (7.12%) C#
8 82 (4.42%) Ruby
9 54 (2.91%) ActionScript
10 41 (2.21%) Perl
11 29 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.40%) ActionScript 3.0
13 25 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 15 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.81%) PHP4
15 14 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.65%) VB
17 11 (0.59%) C
18 8 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
19 7 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 177 (9.54%) Degree
2 11 (0.59%) PhD
3 6 (0.32%) HND
3 6 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.11%) MBA
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.64%) QA
2 36 (1.94%) SLA
3 15 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.22%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.19%) Varnish
2 16 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.43%) vSphere
5 7 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.22%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.054%) XenApp
8 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (2.21%) Plesk
2 21 (1.13%) Vagrant
3 20 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.08%) Puppet
4 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.22%) WSUS
5 4 (0.22%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.22%) Nagios
6 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.054%) Ansible
7 1 (0.054%) logstash
7 1 (0.054%) Kibana
7 1 (0.054%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 219 (11.81%) Zend
2 200 (10.78%) Adobe
3 191 (10.30%) Google
4 108 (5.82%) Facebook
5 80 (4.31%) Twitter
6 67 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 62 (3.34%) Sitecore
8 35 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.73%) VMware
10 28 (1.51%) Red Gate
10 28 (1.51%) Xamarin
11 25 (1.35%) EPiServer
11 25 (1.35%) Oracle
12 20 (1.08%) SAP
12 20 (1.08%) Sony
13 18 (0.97%) Siemens
13 18 (0.97%) Ektron
14 17 (0.92%) JD Edwards
14 17 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.86%) Rackspace
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday and bonus scheme
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 Days Holiday, Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
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London
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Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare, life insurance
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
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Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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