Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 133 121
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 13 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 7.42% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 27
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,450 £26,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £41,000
North West median annual salary £31,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.29% +7.69% +3.17%

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 300 512 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.21% 18.07% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 242 404 327
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,525 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £68,000 £53,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Wilmslow +1 9 £45,000 - 1
Warrington +2 1 £27,500 -21.43%
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) Photoshop
2 10 (76.92%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) SEO
3 9 (69.23%) Zend
3 9 (69.23%) Zend Framework
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (69.23%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) gulp
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) ES6
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Perch
6 2 (15.38%) webpack
6 2 (15.38%) Asana
6 2 (15.38%) Yarn
6 2 (15.38%) IBM

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 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Perch
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
1 1 (7.69%) Shopify
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Asana
1 2 (15.38%) Yarn
2 1 (7.69%) Cloudflare
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) gulp
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) webpack
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Executive
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) Zend Framework
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) LESS
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SEO
2 9 (69.23%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) PHP
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Google