The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 135 161
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 55 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.88% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.36% 6.25% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 22
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £20,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 484 496 586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 16.56% 15.67% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 348 344 483
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the East Midlands

WordPress
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the East Midlands

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the East Midlands

WordPress
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +13 32 £27,500 -21.42%
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £32,500 +66.66% 2
Derbyshire - 8 £35,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 86 (91.49%) HTML
1 86 (91.49%) CSS
2 72 (76.60%) JavaScript
3 71 (75.53%) PHP
4 54 (57.45%) Web Development
5 51 (54.26%) MySQL
6 47 (50.00%) jQuery
6 47 (50.00%) HTML5
7 38 (40.43%) E-Commerce
8 32 (34.04%) Marketing
8 32 (34.04%) Sass
9 30 (31.91%) Git (software)
9 30 (31.91%) SEO
10 29 (30.85%) Front End Development
11 24 (25.53%) Python
11 24 (25.53%) Magento
12 21 (22.34%) Apache
13 20 (21.28%) CSS3
13 20 (21.28%) gulp
14 19 (20.21%) Laravel
14 19 (20.21%) Photoshop
14 19 (20.21%) .NET
15 18 (19.15%) CMS
16 17 (18.09%) LAMP
17 16 (17.02%) Google
18 15 (15.96%) OO
18 15 (15.96%) Symfony
18 15 (15.96%) Drupal
19 13 (13.83%) Email Marketing
19 13 (13.83%) Zend

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 21 (22.34%) Apache
2 18 (19.15%) CMS
3 15 (15.96%) Drupal
4 13 (13.83%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.06%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Magento
2 9 (9.57%) Shopify
3 2 (2.13%) OpenCart
3 2 (2.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) MailChimp
2 3 (3.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.26%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.28%) gulp
3 4 (4.26%) Grunt
4 3 (3.19%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.13%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 32 (34.04%) Marketing
2 8 (8.51%) French Language
2 8 (8.51%) German Language
3 4 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (95.74%) Developer
2 47 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 46 (48.94%) HTML CSS Developer
3 46 (48.94%) HTML Developer
4 42 (44.68%) PHP Developer
5 41 (43.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (36.17%) Web Developer
7 22 (23.40%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 19 (20.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (18.09%) PHP Web Developer
10 15 (15.96%) Senior Developer
11 13 (13.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 13 (13.83%) Senior WordPress Developer
12 10 (10.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (8.51%) MySQL Developer
13 8 (8.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 7 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
15 6 (6.38%) LAMP Developer
16 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
16 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (91.49%) CSS
1 86 (91.49%) HTML
2 47 (50.00%) HTML5
2 47 (50.00%) jQuery
3 32 (34.04%) Sass
4 20 (21.28%) CSS3
5 19 (20.21%) .NET
5 19 (20.21%) Laravel
6 17 (18.09%) LAMP
7 15 (15.96%) Symfony
8 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (8.51%) LESS
10 7 (7.45%) React
11 6 (6.38%) XHTML
12 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.19%) CakePHP
13 3 (3.19%) Compass CSS Framework
14 2 (2.13%) PhoneGap
14 2 (2.13%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Social Media
2 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 5 (5.32%) iPhone
4 5 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Web Development
2 38 (40.43%) E-Commerce
3 30 (31.91%) SEO
4 29 (30.85%) Front End Development
5 15 (15.96%) OO
6 13 (13.83%) Analytics
6 13 (13.83%) Email Marketing
6 13 (13.83%) Pay per click
7 12 (12.77%) OO PHP
7 12 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (11.70%) Content Marketing
8 11 (11.70%) Open Source
9 10 (10.64%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
9 10 (10.64%) Social Media Marketing
10 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.38%) MVC
11 6 (6.38%) Time Management
11 6 (6.38%) Workflow
12 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (76.60%) JavaScript
2 71 (75.53%) PHP
3 24 (25.53%) Python
4 13 (13.83%) Perl
4 13 (13.83%) Ruby
5 5 (5.32%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) Java
7 1 (1.06%) SQL
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Google
2 13 (13.83%) Zend
3 4 (4.26%) Adobe
4 2 (2.13%) Facebook
4 2 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.06%) Hootsuite
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) Pardot
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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