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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 296 357 383
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +26
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1000 743 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.54% 3.38% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 894 632 648
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
22033 21973 22832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.16% 21.07% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18745 18001 19759
Average salary £43,500 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +71 960 £34,000 +4.61% 141
London +33 306 £37,500 -9.63% 49
South East -44 161 £32,500 -13.33% 28
North West +73 143 £28,500 +3.63% 26
South West +36 131 £34,000 +4.61% 18
Manchester +38 94 £27,500 - 13
City of London +54 91 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Dorset +25 79 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Bournemouth +20 74 £34,000 -15.00% 8
Yorkshire +17 66 £31,250 +4.16% 4
West Midlands +12 61 £40,000 +66.66% 5
West Yorkshire +14 46 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Hampshire -27 42 £31,500 +5.00% 5
East Midlands +29 41 £40,000 +40.35% 3
Nottinghamshire +47 35 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +19 35 £45,000 +76.47% 2
Surrey -3 35 £35,000 -41.66% 13
East of England -31 32 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Lancashire +19 29 £27,500 +1.85% 5
Bristol +1 28 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Berkshire -35 28 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Southampton -5 27 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Nottingham +32 26 £40,000 -
Leeds +14 25 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire +10 23 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire +10 20 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Midlands - 20 £25,000 -
Oxford +6 19 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Otley - 17 £25,000 -
Kent - 17 £27,500 - 1

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1661 (84.92%) HTML
2 1647 (84.20%) CSS
3 1495 (76.43%) JavaScript
4 1368 (69.94%) PHP
5 1098 (56.13%) jQuery
6 883 (45.14%) MySQL
7 839 (42.89%) HTML5
8 814 (41.62%) CMS
9 709 (36.25%) CSS3
10 584 (29.86%) Git (software)
11 529 (27.04%) MVC
12 523 (26.74%) Drupal
13 513 (26.23%) Marketing
14 417 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
15 371 (18.97%) OO
16 360 (18.40%) E-Commerce
17 354 (18.10%) Photoshop
18 351 (17.94%) Web Development
19 321 (16.41%) Zend
20 320 (16.36%) Linux
21 319 (16.31%) User Experience
22 309 (15.80%) Subversion
23 298 (15.24%) Responsive Web Design
24 293 (14.98%) Magento
25 292 (14.93%) SQL
26 290 (14.83%) SEO
27 274 (14.01%) .NET
28 272 (13.91%) Symfony
29 257 (13.14%) LAMP
30 255 (13.04%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 814 (41.62%) CMS
2 523 (26.74%) Drupal
3 244 (12.47%) Joomla!
4 209 (10.69%) Apache
5 139 (7.11%) Umbraco
6 111 (5.67%) Node.js
7 72 (3.68%) IIS
8 50 (2.56%) nginx
9 41 (2.10%) SharePoint
10 38 (1.94%) concrete5
11 37 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 34 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
13 27 (1.38%) ExpressionEngine
14 18 (0.92%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.87%) Moodle
16 16 (0.82%) NServiceBus
17 14 (0.72%) Kentico
18 12 (0.61%) MS Exchange
19 10 (0.51%) Alfresco
19 10 (0.51%) TYPO3
Applications
1 354 (18.10%) Photoshop
2 170 (8.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 118 (6.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 50 (2.56%) Fireworks
5 44 (2.25%) InDesign
6 42 (2.15%) MS Excel
7 31 (1.58%) MS Office
8 23 (1.18%) MS Visio
9 18 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
9 18 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (0.72%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.051%) GIMP
12 1 (0.051%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 293 (14.98%) Magento
2 52 (2.66%) Google Analytics
3 47 (2.40%) Shopify
4 10 (0.51%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.41%) Agresso
6 7 (0.36%) Zen Cart
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.051%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.79%) GitHub
3 27 (1.38%) Office 365
3 27 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 18 (0.92%) MailChimp
5 11 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.46%) SaaS
7 8 (0.41%) PaaS
7 8 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.20%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.20%) Route 53
10 3 (0.15%) Trello
11 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.051%) Force.com
12 1 (0.051%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.64%) Intranet
2 31 (1.58%) Internet
2 31 (1.58%) Broadband
3 23 (1.18%) DNS
4 22 (1.12%) HTTP
5 20 (1.02%) Firewall
5 20 (1.02%) SSH
6 12 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.51%) Telnet
8 8 (0.41%) Symposium
9 7 (0.36%) SSL
10 6 (0.31%) FTP
10 6 (0.31%) SMTP
10 6 (0.31%) Network Security
11 5 (0.26%) LAN
11 5 (0.26%) WAN
12 4 (0.20%) SMS
12 4 (0.20%) VPN
12 4 (0.20%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (45.14%) MySQL
2 218 (11.15%) SQL Server
3 119 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 82 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 80 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 59 (3.02%) NoSQL
7 51 (2.61%) Redis
8 43 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (1.12%) MS Access
11 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.92%) RavenDB
13 16 (0.82%) Big Data
13 16 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.77%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 584 (29.86%) Git (software)
2 309 (15.80%) Subversion
3 76 (3.89%) Dreamweaver
4 67 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 56 (2.86%) Hudson
6 48 (2.45%) JIRA
7 41 (2.10%) CruiseControl
8 39 (1.99%) PHPUnit
9 36 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 36 (1.84%) Eclipse
10 35 (1.79%) NetBeans
10 35 (1.79%) Grunt
11 34 (1.74%) PhpStorm
12 31 (1.58%) JUnit
13 29 (1.48%) Behat
14 25 (1.28%) Maven
15 21 (1.07%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.07%) Axure RP
16 20 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 20 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 513 (26.23%) Marketing
2 131 (6.70%) Finance
3 109 (5.57%) Advertising
4 58 (2.97%) Retail
5 50 (2.56%) Games
6 46 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.25%) Publishing
8 21 (1.07%) Multimedia
9 18 (0.92%) Automotive
9 18 (0.92%) Legal
10 15 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.56%) Back Office
12 10 (0.51%) Banking
12 10 (0.51%) German Language
13 9 (0.46%) French Language
13 9 (0.46%) Local Government
14 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.36%) Law
16 6 (0.31%) Electronics
17 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1587 (81.13%) Developer
2 658 (33.64%) Web Developer
3 521 (26.64%) PHP Developer
4 349 (17.84%) Front-End Developer
5 210 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 155 (7.92%) Designer
7 136 (6.95%) PHP Web Developer
8 124 (6.34%) Junior
9 105 (5.37%) Junior Developer
10 102 (5.21%) Web Designer
11 93 (4.75%) WordPress Developer
12 87 (4.45%) Senior Web Developer
13 81 (4.14%) Front-End Web Developer
14 78 (3.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 65 (3.32%) .NET Developer
16 63 (3.22%) Senior PHP Developer
17 41 (2.10%) Lead Developer
17 41 (2.10%) Programmer
18 40 (2.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 37 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1661 (84.92%) HTML
2 1647 (84.20%) CSS
3 1098 (56.13%) jQuery
4 839 (42.89%) HTML5
5 709 (36.25%) CSS3
6 274 (14.01%) .NET
7 272 (13.91%) Symfony
8 257 (13.14%) LAMP
9 245 (12.53%) Ajax
10 218 (11.15%) AngularJS
11 196 (10.02%) XML
12 195 (9.97%) Sass
13 170 (8.69%) Backbone.js
14 166 (8.49%) ASP.NET
15 146 (7.46%) Web Services
16 131 (6.70%) LESS
17 123 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 113 (5.78%) JSON
19 109 (5.57%) Laravel
20 103 (5.27%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 319 (16.31%) User Experience
2 196 (10.02%) Social Media
3 141 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 130 (6.65%) Open Source
5 95 (4.86%) Graphic Design
6 68 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 68 (3.48%) W3C
7 55 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (2.61%) Blog
9 47 (2.40%) Digital Media
10 40 (2.04%) Photography
11 25 (1.28%) Animation
12 23 (1.18%) Social Network
12 23 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.02%) iPad
14 18 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.92%) Statistics
14 18 (0.92%) Replication
15 16 (0.82%) iPhone
16 14 (0.72%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 320 (16.36%) Linux
2 138 (7.06%) Windows
3 103 (5.27%) Android
4 94 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.45%) UNIX
6 36 (1.84%) CentOS
7 33 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.87%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.26%) openSUSE
14 4 (0.20%) Debian
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.051%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (27.04%) MVC
2 417 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (18.97%) OO
4 360 (18.40%) E-Commerce
5 351 (17.94%) Web Development
6 298 (15.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 290 (14.83%) SEO
8 243 (12.42%) Web Design
9 227 (11.61%) OOP
10 224 (11.45%) OO PHP
11 174 (8.90%) TDD
12 153 (7.82%) Content Management
13 149 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
14 146 (7.46%) Scrum
15 133 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (6.19%) Analytics
17 103 (5.27%) BDD
18 90 (4.60%) Project Management
19 85 (4.35%) Email Marketing
20 72 (3.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1495 (76.43%) JavaScript
2 1368 (69.94%) PHP
3 292 (14.93%) SQL
4 179 (9.15%) PHP5
5 170 (8.69%) C#
6 130 (6.65%) Java
7 107 (5.47%) Ruby
8 54 (2.76%) Python
9 37 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 25 (1.28%) Perl
11 24 (1.23%) VB
12 23 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
13 22 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.07%) C++
15 19 (0.97%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.77%) C
17 14 (0.72%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
19 8 (0.41%) PowerShell
20 7 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (9.71%) Degree
2 2 (0.10%) EnCE
2 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.051%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.051%) CCENT
3 1 (0.051%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.051%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.051%) MCP
3 1 (0.051%) MCSE
3 1 (0.051%) MCSA
3 1 (0.051%) PhD
3 1 (0.051%) CCNA
3 1 (0.051%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.84%) QA
2 19 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.56%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) WAI
5 2 (0.10%) WCAG
6 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.41%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.31%) vSphere
5 6 (0.31%) Docker
6 3 (0.15%) Varnish
6 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 22 (1.12%) cPanel
3 20 (1.02%) Plesk
4 18 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.92%) Puppet
5 16 (0.82%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.41%) Webmin
7 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.26%) Ansible
8 5 (0.26%) Salt
9 4 (0.20%) nmon
10 2 (0.10%) Nagios
11 1 (0.051%) DameWare
11 1 (0.051%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.051%) SCCM
11 1 (0.051%) Cacti
11 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.051%) logstash
11 1 (0.051%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.051%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 321 (16.41%) Zend
2 255 (13.04%) Adobe
3 123 (6.29%) Twitter
4 111 (5.67%) Facebook
5 105 (5.37%) Google
6 95 (4.86%) Microsoft
7 49 (2.51%) Oracle
8 43 (2.20%) Sitecore
9 42 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (1.94%) EPiServer
11 29 (1.48%) Eloqua
12 26 (1.33%) VMware
13 24 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.12%) Siemens
15 18 (0.92%) Xamarin
16 16 (0.82%) Red Gate
16 16 (0.82%) Apple
17 14 (0.72%) hybris
18 11 (0.56%) Rackspace
18 11 (0.56%) HubSpot
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, + Other Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wallington, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday