The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 59 84 86
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 3.88% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Median salary £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 90 129 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 13.95% 15.95% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 79 106 131
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -8.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £66,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Bedfordshire

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Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Bedfordshire

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Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Bedfordshire

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Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Bedford - 4 £27,750 -
Luton 0 1 £50,000 +92.30%
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
3 10 (62.50%) CSS3
3 10 (62.50%) Sass
3 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
4 9 (56.25%) gulp
4 9 (56.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Web Design
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) PHP
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) Material Design Lite
7 5 (31.25%) Material Design
8 4 (25.00%) CMS
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (12.50%) Link Building
10 2 (12.50%) Social Media
10 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (12.50%) SEO
10 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
10 2 (12.50%) Google
10 2 (12.50%) Pay per click
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Integrated Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (56.25%) gulp
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SEO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) CSS3
2 10 (62.50%) Sass
3 5 (31.25%) Material Design
3 5 (31.25%) Material Design Lite
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Web Development
2 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
3 9 (56.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (56.25%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Integrated Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Link Building
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore