Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 128 97
Rank change year-on-year -30 -31 +51
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 22 14 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.63% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.71% 3.84% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 64
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,700 £22,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £37,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 593 365 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.52% 16.31% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 461 319 511
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £53,350 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +1.35%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Cheshire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Cheshire

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Cheshire

WordPress
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +7 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wilmslow - 4 £46,250 -
Runcorn - 2 £63,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £40,000 - 1
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) CMS
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
4 9 (40.91%) LAMP
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) SEO
6 7 (31.82%) Automotive
7 6 (27.27%) Web Development
7 6 (27.27%) Zend
7 6 (27.27%) Drupal
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
10 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
10 3 (13.64%) Magento
10 3 (13.64%) Animation
10 3 (13.64%) Video Editing
10 3 (13.64%) Joomla!
10 3 (13.64%) Google
10 3 (13.64%) Content Management
10 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (13.64%) MySQL

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (50.00%) CMS
2 6 (27.27%) Drupal
3 3 (13.64%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) AdWords
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Automotive
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) jQuery
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) LAMP
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Flash
6 2 (9.09%) Laravel
6 2 (9.09%) React
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.55%) RequireJS
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) Twig
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Animation
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
1 3 (13.64%) Video Editing
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) SEO
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.55%) Multichannel Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Zend
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 3 (13.64%) Google