Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 119 110
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9 +36
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 32 25 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.05% 1.10% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 6.49% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 74
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,825 £26,400 £21,975
90th Percentile £48,750 £39,625 £35,700
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 557 385 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.34% 16.95% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 441 343 537
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +4 17 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £63,000 -
Chester -11 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 24 (75.00%) jQuery
2 23 (71.88%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) CMS
4 13 (40.63%) LAMP
5 11 (34.38%) Web Development
6 10 (31.25%) Automotive
7 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 9 (28.13%) CSS3
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) SEO
9 6 (18.75%) Drupal
10 5 (15.63%) Zend
10 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
11 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (12.50%) User Experience
12 3 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
12 3 (9.38%) iPad
12 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
12 3 (9.38%) Analytics
12 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
12 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

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 13 (40.63%) CMS
2 6 (18.75%) Drupal
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Joomla!
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (3.13%) InDesign
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) AdWords
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (31.25%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) jQuery
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) LAMP
4 9 (28.13%) CSS3
4 9 (28.13%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Flash
6 2 (6.25%) Laravel
6 2 (6.25%) React
6 2 (6.25%) Symfony
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
7 1 (3.13%) Twig
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Animation
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) Video Editing
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
2 11 (34.38%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) SEO
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Content Management
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
5 2 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Pay per click
6 1 (3.13%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (3.13%) Multichannel Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Zend
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe
3 3 (9.38%) Google