The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 236 230
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 53 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.42% 2.94% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 38
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +30.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1200 1224 1620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.40% 16.45% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 953 999 1270
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.58% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

WordPress
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the East of England

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the East of England

WordPress
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cambridgeshire +27 20 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Essex +25 11 £26,000 -31.57% 4
Hertfordshire +12 11 £50,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +25 6 £29,000 +11.53%
Norfolk -10 5 £27,500 -15.38%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 87 (82.86%) CSS
2 78 (74.29%) JavaScript
3 76 (72.38%) HTML
4 64 (60.95%) PHP
5 60 (57.14%) Web Development
6 51 (48.57%) jQuery
7 38 (36.19%) CSS3
8 37 (35.24%) Front End Development
8 37 (35.24%) CMS
9 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
10 32 (30.48%) MySQL
11 31 (29.52%) HTML5
12 30 (28.57%) Sass
13 28 (26.67%) Drupal
14 26 (24.76%) Marketing
14 26 (24.76%) Linux
15 23 (21.90%) AngularJS
16 22 (20.95%) SEO
17 21 (20.00%) Web Design
18 20 (19.05%) Content Management
18 20 (19.05%) LAMP
19 16 (15.24%) Adobe
19 16 (15.24%) Apache
20 14 (13.33%) SQL
20 14 (13.33%) gulp
20 14 (13.33%) LESS
21 12 (11.43%) Social Media
21 12 (11.43%) Magento
21 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
22 11 (10.48%) CRM

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 37 (35.24%) CMS
2 28 (26.67%) Drupal
3 16 (15.24%) Apache
4 7 (6.67%) Joomla!
5 6 (5.71%) Confluence
6 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.86%) Moodle
9 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.76%) InDesign
4 3 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.86%) MS Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Magento
2 3 (2.86%) OpenCart
2 3 (2.86%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) GitHub
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle CX
3 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Intranet
2 5 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.33%) gulp
3 6 (5.71%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.76%) Grunt
5 3 (2.86%) Subversion
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.95%) RSpec
7 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (24.76%) Marketing
2 7 (6.67%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Publishing
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (80.00%) Developer
2 40 (38.10%) Web Developer
3 27 (25.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (20.95%) PHP Developer
5 21 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
6 10 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Intranet Manager
8 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Marketing Executive
9 4 (3.81%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (82.86%) CSS
2 76 (72.38%) HTML
3 51 (48.57%) jQuery
4 38 (36.19%) CSS3
5 31 (29.52%) HTML5
6 30 (28.57%) Sass
7 23 (21.90%) AngularJS
8 20 (19.05%) LAMP
9 14 (13.33%) LESS
10 11 (10.48%) Node.js
10 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.67%) .NET
12 6 (5.71%) React
12 6 (5.71%) XML
13 5 (4.76%) Ajax
13 5 (4.76%) JSON
13 5 (4.76%) Material Design
13 5 (4.76%) Material Design Lite
13 5 (4.76%) REST
13 5 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Social Media
2 10 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Blog
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) VLE
6 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) CentOS
2 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) Web Development
2 37 (35.24%) Front End Development
3 22 (20.95%) SEO
4 21 (20.00%) Web Design
5 20 (19.05%) Content Management
6 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.48%) CRM
7 11 (10.48%) Project Management
7 11 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.67%) MVC
9 7 (6.67%) TDD
9 7 (6.67%) Wireframes
10 6 (5.71%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (4.76%) Brand Management
11 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.76%) Mobile First
11 5 (4.76%) Open Source
11 5 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 64 (60.95%) PHP
3 14 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (6.67%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) Java
5 6 (5.71%) Python
6 5 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) WAI
3 1 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.86%) Xen
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.86%) Cacti
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Adobe
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) Hootsuite
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) Twitter
4 4 (3.81%) Zend
5 3 (2.86%) Blackboard
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
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