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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 77 113
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 24 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.64% 1.15% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.39% 8.09% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 12
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% +28.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 286 136 283
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.52% 14.27% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 203 117 204
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Macclesfield +6 6 £24,750 -34.00% 1
Northwich +6 2 £36,000 -10.00%
Chester 0 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Warrington - 2 £34,000 -
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 26 (76.47%) PHP
2 22 (64.71%) jQuery
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) CSS
4 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 18 (52.94%) MySQL
6 16 (47.06%) CMS
6 16 (47.06%) Web Development
7 15 (44.12%) LAMP
7 15 (44.12%) Linux
7 15 (44.12%) Apache
8 13 (38.24%) Drupal
8 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
8 13 (38.24%) User Experience
9 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (23.53%) Twig
11 7 (20.59%) CSS3
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.59%) HTML5
11 7 (20.59%) Marketing
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) Photoshop
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (14.71%) CRM
12 5 (14.71%) Node.js
12 5 (14.71%) PhoneGap
12 5 (14.71%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (14.71%) Wireframes
13 4 (11.76%) Office 365
13 4 (11.76%) SharePoint

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 16 (47.06%) CMS
2 15 (44.12%) Apache
3 13 (38.24%) Drupal
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
5 2 (5.88%) Kentico
5 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (14.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
1 2 (5.88%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Gatling
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) PhpStorm
General
1 7 (20.59%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Tester
6 2 (5.88%) CMS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Web Applications Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) jQuery
2 21 (61.76%) CSS
2 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) LAMP
4 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
5 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (23.53%) Twig
7 7 (20.59%) CSS3
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
8 5 (14.71%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (14.71%) Node.js
8 5 (14.71%) PhoneGap
9 2 (5.88%) Laravel
9 2 (5.88%) XHTML
10 1 (2.94%) React
10 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Web Development
2 5 (14.71%) CRM
2 5 (14.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (5.88%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) OWASP
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) SEO
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) User Stories
5 2 (5.88%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) PHP
2 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Google
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago