The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 73 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.48% 0.27% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 1.27% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £17,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
WordPress
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
208 79 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.60% 21.47% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 56 59
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WordPress
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Watford region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Watford

WordPress
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 7 (87.50%) Web Design
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Social Media
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Magento
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) SEO
4 4 (50.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) PHP5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 1 (12.50%) Zend
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) W3C
6 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) SEO
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Social Media Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Zend