Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 94 61
Rank change year-on-year +46 -33 +4
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 67 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.78% 1.75% 4.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.28% 8.03% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 91 23 39
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,800 £21,450
90th Percentile £36,250 £47,500 £37,500
South West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -7.69%

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 265 299 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.84% 21.86% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 213 257 209
Dorset median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,050 £22,400
90th Percentile £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +12 40 £30,000 - 2
Ferndown +2 25 £30,000 -
Bournemouth +10 23 £32,500 +8.33%
Shaftesbury - 4 £28,500 - 1
WordPress
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 66 (98.51%) PHP
2 58 (86.57%) jQuery
2 58 (86.57%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (64.18%) Git (software)
4 40 (59.70%) Open Source
4 40 (59.70%) MVC
5 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
6 30 (44.78%) Laravel
7 29 (43.28%) Sass
7 29 (43.28%) LESS
7 29 (43.28%) OO PHP
7 29 (43.28%) Ajax
7 29 (43.28%) OO
8 21 (31.34%) GitHub
9 19 (28.36%) Bitbucket
9 19 (28.36%) Drupal
10 18 (26.87%) Web Design
10 18 (26.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (26.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (23.88%) User Experience
12 15 (22.39%) HTML
13 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
14 12 (17.91%) CSS
15 11 (16.42%) Adobe
15 11 (16.42%) Project Management
16 8 (11.94%) Web Development
17 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
17 4 (5.97%) Marketing
17 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
18 3 (4.48%) PHP 5

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 19 (28.36%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (64.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.36%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.49%) git-flow
General
1 4 (5.97%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (49.25%) PHP Developer
3 29 (43.28%) Junior
3 29 (43.28%) Junior Developer
3 29 (43.28%) Junior PHP Developer
4 22 (32.84%) WordPress Developer
5 14 (20.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (16.42%) Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Analytics Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (1.49%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (1.49%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (86.57%) jQuery
2 30 (44.78%) Laravel
3 29 (43.28%) Ajax
3 29 (43.28%) LESS
3 29 (43.28%) Sass
4 18 (26.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (22.39%) HTML
6 12 (17.91%) CSS
7 3 (4.48%) React
7 3 (4.48%) REST
7 3 (4.48%) SOAP
7 3 (4.48%) Symfony
7 3 (4.48%) WSDL
7 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (86.57%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (23.88%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) MVC
1 40 (59.70%) Open Source
2 29 (43.28%) OO
2 29 (43.28%) OO PHP
3 18 (26.87%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (26.87%) Web Design
4 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Web Development
7 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) API Integration
8 3 (4.48%) Microservices
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) Wireframes
9 1 (1.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (98.51%) PHP
2 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.48%) PHP 5
3 3 (4.48%) PHP 7
4 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Adobe
2 1 (1.49%) Google
2 1 (1.49%) Hotjar
2 1 (1.49%) WooCommerce