Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 82 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +1
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 48 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.01% 1.81% 3.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.20% 8.85% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 19 35
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £21,350
90th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £38,750
South West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -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 Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 250 226 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 20.87% 20.40% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 210 198 229
Dorset median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Wimborne +11 24 £30,000 - 5
Bournemouth 0 20 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Ferndown - 17 £30,000 -
Shaftesbury - 3 £28,500 -
WordPress
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 47 (97.92%) PHP
2 40 (83.33%) jQuery
2 40 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 25 (52.08%) Open Source
4 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 25 (52.08%) MVC
5 21 (43.75%) Laravel
6 20 (41.67%) Ajax
6 20 (41.67%) OO
7 19 (39.58%) GitHub
7 19 (39.58%) Sass
7 19 (39.58%) LESS
7 19 (39.58%) OO PHP
8 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
8 17 (35.42%) Drupal
8 17 (35.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (33.33%) Web Design
10 10 (20.83%) User Experience
11 9 (18.75%) HTML
12 7 (14.58%) Web Development
12 7 (14.58%) CSS
12 7 (14.58%) Front End Development
13 5 (10.42%) Adobe
13 5 (10.42%) Project Management
14 4 (8.33%) REST
14 4 (8.33%) Symfony
14 4 (8.33%) XML
14 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce

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 17 (35.42%) Drupal
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) G Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.08%) git-flow
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) PHP Developer
3 19 (39.58%) Junior
3 19 (39.58%) Junior Developer
3 19 (39.58%) Junior PHP Developer
3 19 (39.58%) WordPress Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Analytics Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.08%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) jQuery
2 21 (43.75%) Laravel
3 20 (41.67%) Ajax
4 19 (39.58%) LESS
4 19 (39.58%) Sass
5 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (18.75%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) REST
8 4 (8.33%) Symfony
8 4 (8.33%) XML
9 3 (6.25%) React
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
9 3 (6.25%) WSDL
10 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) MVC
1 25 (52.08%) Open Source
2 20 (41.67%) OO
3 19 (39.58%) OO PHP
4 17 (35.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (33.33%) Web Design
6 7 (14.58%) Front End Development
6 7 (14.58%) Web Development
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) API Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Microservices
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) Wireframes
10 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.08%) Analytics
11 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) PHP
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PHP 5
3 3 (6.25%) PHP 7
4 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Hotjar
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) WooCommerce