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

WordPress
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 121 104
Rank change year-on-year -51 -17 +41
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 11 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 1.19% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 7.01% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 42
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £29,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.30% -13.97% -2.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £20,875 £22,775
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% - +6.67%

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 604 385 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.00% 17.02% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 419 305 409
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21% -17.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +5.71%

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 April 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 April 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 - 5 £45,000 - 1
Macclesfield -10 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) SEO
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Magento
5 5 (45.45%) Zend
5 5 (45.45%) Zend Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (27.27%) Drupal
6 3 (27.27%) PhoneGap
6 3 (27.27%) Laravel

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 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Basecamp
1 2 (18.18%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Zend Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) PhoneGap
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) RequireJS
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SEO
2 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) A/B Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) Pay per click
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Zend