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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 338 332 362
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 876 934 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 3.86% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 699 767 634
Average salary £34,750 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.72% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%

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
21714 24221 21749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.94% 20.95% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18147 19716 18455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -7 846 £34,250 -2.14% 179
London -45 252 £40,000 -5.88% 43
South East +38 194 £35,000 +7.69% 34
North West +14 153 £31,500 -3.07% 32
Manchester +8 94 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire +17 71 £30,000 - 11
Surrey +54 68 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Midlands +9 68 £27,500 -15.38% 14
City of London +45 61 £42,500 +3.03% 10
South West -17 46 £27,500 -9.09% 8
West Yorkshire +14 45 £30,000 +15.38% 11
Hampshire +4 44 £35,000 +16.66% 6
East of England +11 42 £35,000 +20.68% 12
Cheshire +14 37 £30,000 -6.25% 7
Berkshire +20 35 £47,500 +46.15% 8
Dorset +9 30 £27,500 -26.66% 6
Reigate - 29 £32,500 -
East Midlands +16 27 £26,000 -13.33% 20
Leeds +23 24 £35,000 - 9
Guildford - 22 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire +6 21 £30,000 +9.09%
Sheffield +14 20 £30,000 -
Bournemouth +9 19 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Southampton -6 19 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire -16 19 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Hertfordshire +4 17 £40,000 +63.26% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 17 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Milton Keynes -8 16 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Warrington +20 14 £30,000 +62.16% 2
Slough +6 12 £50,000 +37.93%

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1352 (86.28%) HTML
2 1300 (82.96%) CSS
3 1196 (76.32%) PHP
4 1107 (70.64%) JavaScript
5 814 (51.95%) jQuery
6 721 (46.01%) MySQL
7 689 (43.97%) HTML5
8 598 (38.16%) CMS
9 541 (34.52%) CSS3
10 451 (28.78%) Git (software)
11 420 (26.80%) Marketing
12 366 (23.36%) Drupal
13 318 (20.29%) Web Development
14 294 (18.76%) MVC
15 291 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
16 267 (17.04%) SEO
17 248 (15.83%) Linux
17 248 (15.83%) E-Commerce
18 242 (15.44%) Magento
19 241 (15.38%) Adobe
20 224 (14.29%) Photoshop
21 222 (14.17%) User Experience
22 216 (13.78%) Subversion
23 211 (13.47%) AngularJS
24 207 (13.21%) LAMP
25 205 (13.08%) Sass
26 189 (12.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 182 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
28 178 (11.36%) Joomla!
28 178 (11.36%) Ajax

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 598 (38.16%) CMS
2 366 (23.36%) Drupal
3 178 (11.36%) Joomla!
4 151 (9.64%) Apache
5 119 (7.59%) Node.js
6 50 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 48 (3.06%) Umbraco
8 39 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (2.11%) Kentico
10 24 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.53%) concrete5
11 23 (1.47%) nginx
12 22 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.02%) Moodle
14 15 (0.96%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.96%) IIS
15 12 (0.77%) Liferay
16 10 (0.64%) Alfresco
16 10 (0.64%) Movable Type
Applications
1 224 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 107 (6.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 84 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (2.49%) MS Office
5 28 (1.79%) MS Excel
6 25 (1.60%) InDesign
7 15 (0.96%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.45%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.13%) GIMP
13 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.064%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.064%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.064%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 242 (15.44%) Magento
2 10 (0.64%) Shopify
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.19%) Primavera
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 38 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.34%) SaaS
4 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.77%) GitHub
5 12 (0.77%) MailChimp
6 10 (0.64%) Basecamp
6 10 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.57%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.26%) Trello
11 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.064%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.064%) Office 365
12 1 (0.064%) PaaS
12 1 (0.064%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.47%) Internet
2 59 (3.77%) Intranet
3 34 (2.17%) DNS
4 28 (1.79%) SSH
5 22 (1.40%) FTP
6 16 (1.02%) HTTP
6 16 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.96%) SSL
7 15 (0.96%) Firewall
8 8 (0.51%) VPN
9 7 (0.45%) LAN
9 7 (0.45%) SMS
9 7 (0.45%) WAN
9 7 (0.45%) Wireless
9 7 (0.45%) PuTTY
10 5 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (0.32%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.32%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (46.01%) MySQL
2 82 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 50 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 49 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 40 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (1.53%) Big Data
7 20 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.70%) Redis
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.32%) OLAP
12 5 (0.32%) OLTP
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.26%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 451 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 216 (13.78%) Subversion
3 106 (6.76%) Grunt
4 69 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 45 (2.87%) PHPUnit
6 41 (2.62%) JIRA
7 39 (2.49%) gulp
8 38 (2.43%) Dreamweaver
9 34 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (1.91%) Visual Studio
11 26 (1.66%) Axure RP
11 26 (1.66%) Bower
12 13 (0.83%) Bitbucket
12 13 (0.83%) Selenium
13 10 (0.64%) Maven
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.51%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (0.45%) Gradle
15 7 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 420 (26.80%) Marketing
2 91 (5.81%) Finance
3 72 (4.59%) Advertising
4 45 (2.87%) Retail
5 42 (2.68%) Publishing
6 31 (1.98%) Games
7 28 (1.79%) Multimedia
8 16 (1.02%) Automotive
8 16 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.38%) Law
11 6 (0.38%) Banking
11 6 (0.38%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.26%) Back Office
13 3 (0.19%) Electronics
13 3 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.064%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1311 (83.66%) Developer
2 540 (34.46%) Web Developer
3 439 (28.02%) PHP Developer
4 310 (19.78%) Front-End Developer
5 147 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 116 (7.40%) Designer
7 109 (6.96%) Front-End Web Developer
8 90 (5.74%) PHP Web Developer
9 87 (5.55%) WordPress Developer
10 83 (5.30%) Junior
11 75 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 66 (4.21%) Senior PHP Developer
13 57 (3.64%) Web Designer
14 47 (3.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 32 (2.04%) Digital Designer
15 32 (2.04%) Lead Developer
16 30 (1.91%) Magento Developer
16 30 (1.91%) Full Stack Developer
17 28 (1.79%) Junior Web Developer
18 27 (1.72%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1352 (86.28%) HTML
2 1300 (82.96%) CSS
3 814 (51.95%) jQuery
4 689 (43.97%) HTML5
5 541 (34.52%) CSS3
6 211 (13.47%) AngularJS
7 207 (13.21%) LAMP
8 205 (13.08%) Sass
9 189 (12.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 178 (11.36%) Ajax
11 170 (10.85%) XML
12 147 (9.38%) .NET
13 144 (9.19%) Symfony
14 105 (6.70%) JSON
15 102 (6.51%) REST
15 102 (6.51%) Laravel
16 96 (6.13%) Web Services
17 94 (6.00%) LESS
18 88 (5.62%) XHTML
19 83 (5.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 222 (14.17%) User Experience
2 151 (9.64%) Social Media
3 82 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 69 (4.40%) W3C
5 45 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (2.36%) Graphic Design
8 20 (1.28%) Animation
8 20 (1.28%) Video Editing
9 17 (1.08%) Blog
9 17 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 15 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.70%) Copywriting
13 10 (0.64%) Clustering
14 9 (0.57%) Physics
15 8 (0.51%) RIA
15 8 (0.51%) iPad
16 7 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 248 (15.83%) Linux
2 60 (3.83%) Windows
3 40 (2.55%) UNIX
3 40 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 39 (2.49%) Ubuntu
5 37 (2.36%) Android
6 33 (2.11%) CentOS
7 17 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.83%) Debian
8 13 (0.83%) Solaris
9 12 (0.77%) AIX
9 12 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.45%) openSUSE
12 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.32%) SUSE
13 5 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (20.29%) Web Development
2 294 (18.76%) MVC
3 291 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (17.04%) SEO
5 248 (15.83%) E-Commerce
6 182 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 177 (11.30%) OO
8 150 (9.57%) Content Management
8 150 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
9 129 (8.23%) Analytics
10 126 (8.04%) Web Design
11 122 (7.79%) OOP
12 95 (6.06%) Project Management
13 92 (5.87%) Scrum
14 85 (5.42%) Pay per click
15 75 (4.79%) Email Marketing
16 73 (4.66%) CRM
17 72 (4.59%) Open Source
18 68 (4.34%) OO PHP
19 59 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1196 (76.32%) PHP
2 1107 (70.64%) JavaScript
3 169 (10.78%) SQL
4 115 (7.34%) Java
5 108 (6.89%) C#
6 93 (5.93%) PHP5
7 64 (4.08%) Python
8 45 (2.87%) Ruby
9 37 (2.36%) Perl
10 35 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.34%) C
12 19 (1.21%) Objective-C
13 15 (0.96%) ActionScript
14 12 (0.77%) Apple Swift
15 11 (0.70%) C++
16 9 (0.57%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.45%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.45%) VB
18 6 (0.38%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 157 (10.02%) Degree
2 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.13%) HND
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.064%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.064%) ISEB
4 1 (0.064%) PMP
4 1 (0.064%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.55%) QA
2 9 (0.57%) SLA
3 6 (0.38%) WCAG
4 5 (0.32%) WAI
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.57%) KVM
5 8 (0.51%) Xen
6 7 (0.45%) Varnish
6 7 (0.45%) Docker
7 6 (0.38%) iptables
8 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.32%) pfSense
8 5 (0.32%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.32%) Sendmail
8 5 (0.32%) XenServer
8 5 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.064%) Ceph
9 1 (0.064%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 31 (1.98%) cPanel
2 19 (1.21%) Puppet
3 18 (1.15%) Vagrant
4 17 (1.08%) Plesk
5 14 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.45%) Salt
7 6 (0.38%) Ansible
7 6 (0.38%) Nagios
8 5 (0.32%) Cacti
8 5 (0.32%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.26%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.19%) logstash
11 1 (0.064%) SELinux
11 1 (0.064%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.064%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.064%) DameWare
Vendors
1 241 (15.38%) Adobe
2 141 (9.00%) Zend
3 127 (8.10%) Google
4 90 (5.74%) Oracle
5 73 (4.66%) Twitter
6 62 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 49 (3.13%) hybris
8 48 (3.06%) Sitecore
9 41 (2.62%) Facebook
10 26 (1.66%) Perforce
11 24 (1.53%) IBM
12 23 (1.47%) Rackspace
13 22 (1.40%) ATG
14 18 (1.15%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.83%) VMware
17 10 (0.64%) OpenText
18 9 (0.57%) Citrix
19 6 (0.38%) Sophos
20 5 (0.32%) Avaya
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