Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 77
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +1
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 17 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.93% 3.71% 3.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.76% 13.89% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 42
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -23.33%
10th Percentile £25,125 £20,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £40,625 £42,500 £37,450
South West median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 158 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.91% 26.74% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 141 251 260
Dorset median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Dorset

WordPress
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Dorset

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Dorset

WordPress
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Bournemouth -1 10 £30,000 -14.29%
Wimborne - 6 £30,000 - 3
Poole -1 1 £30,000 +5.26%
WordPress
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) Web Development
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) Open Source
5 10 (58.82%) Magento
5 10 (58.82%) Drupal
6 8 (47.06%) CMS
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) User Experience
8 6 (35.29%) Sass
8 6 (35.29%) MySQL
8 6 (35.29%) OOP
8 6 (35.29%) Adobe
9 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (29.41%) Project Management
9 5 (29.41%) OO
9 5 (29.41%) LESS
9 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
9 5 (29.41%) jQuery
9 5 (29.41%) HTML5
10 4 (23.53%) CSS3
10 4 (23.53%) Laravel
10 4 (23.53%) Ajax
10 4 (23.53%) LAMP
10 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
10 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (17.65%) Games

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 10 (58.82%) Drupal
2 8 (47.06%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InDesign
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Web Developer
3 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Designer
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (17.65%) Magento Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Sass
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) LESS
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) LAMP
4 4 (23.53%) Laravel
5 3 (17.65%) Symfony
6 2 (11.76%) React
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) React Native
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
7 1 (5.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (17.65%) Social Media
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) Open Source
2 11 (64.71%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Typography
6 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Zend