Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 435 394
Rank change year-on-year -32 -41 +30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 628 946 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.82% 4.28% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 536 834 1,169
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,225 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,447 22,079 27,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.49% 15.73% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,284 17,717 23,274
England median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in England

WordPress
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WordPress in England

WordPress
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for WordPress in England

WordPress
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the England region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
London -58 176 £45,000 +11.80% 67
South East +42 162 £31,500 -21.25% 61
North of England +29 110 £33,250 +2.31% 71
South West -22 93 £37,500 +25.00% 45
North West +28 58 £37,500 +20.00% 43
Yorkshire +25 48 £31,500 -10.00% 20
East of England +42 43 £38,750 +23.02% 23
Midlands -8 43 £33,750 +20.54% 55
West Midlands +7 24 £32,500 +14.04% 25
East Midlands +9 19 £37,500 +36.36% 30
North East +13 4 £32,000 -8.57% 8
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 454 (72.29%) JavaScript
2 440 (70.06%) HTML
3 422 (67.20%) CSS
4 413 (65.76%) PHP
5 227 (36.15%) Web Development
6 203 (32.32%) MySQL
7 200 (31.85%) CMS
8 177 (28.18%) jQuery
9 161 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 161 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (22.29%) Marketing
11 133 (21.18%) HTML5
12 120 (19.11%) Front End Development
13 115 (18.31%) Magento
14 110 (17.52%) User Experience
15 103 (16.40%) Sass
16 96 (15.29%) Laravel
17 93 (14.81%) React
18 92 (14.65%) E-Commerce
19 90 (14.33%) OO
19 90 (14.33%) Drupal
20 86 (13.69%) CSS3
21 80 (12.74%) AngularJS
21 80 (12.74%) Google
22 79 (12.58%) Adobe
22 79 (12.58%) Node.js
23 76 (12.10%) SQL
24 75 (11.94%) Linux
25 72 (11.46%) LAMP
26 71 (11.31%) SEO

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 200 (31.85%) CMS
2 90 (14.33%) Drupal
3 42 (6.69%) Apache
4 33 (5.25%) nginx
5 31 (4.94%) Joomla!
6 28 (4.46%) SharePoint
7 25 (3.98%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.96%) IIS
10 6 (0.96%) SAS
10 6 (0.96%) TYPO3
11 5 (0.80%) Confluence
11 5 (0.80%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.80%) PrestaShop
12 4 (0.64%) Kentico
13 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.48%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (7.64%) Photoshop
2 34 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (1.75%) Sketch
7 7 (1.11%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.96%) InVision
8 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.80%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.64%) InDesign
11 2 (0.32%) Figma
11 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.16%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 115 (18.31%) Magento
2 21 (3.34%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (2.55%) Shopify
4 9 (1.43%) CiviCRM
5 7 (1.11%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.64%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.01%) GitHub
2 39 (6.21%) AWS
3 35 (5.57%) npm
4 31 (4.94%) Google Analytics
5 28 (4.46%) GCP
6 23 (3.66%) SaaS
7 18 (2.87%) Yarn
8 17 (2.71%) Azure
9 10 (1.59%) G Suite
9 10 (1.59%) MailChimp
9 10 (1.59%) Office 365
9 10 (1.59%) Slack
10 8 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Flow
11 5 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.64%) AdWords
12 4 (0.64%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 4 (0.64%) Google Docs
12 4 (0.64%) Trello
13 3 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.98%) DNS
2 17 (2.71%) Internet
3 10 (1.59%) Firewall
4 5 (0.80%) DHCP
4 5 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.48%) Intranet
5 3 (0.48%) SAN
5 3 (0.48%) SSL
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.32%) NAS
6 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.32%) PBX
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) LAN
7 1 (0.16%) SNMP
7 1 (0.16%) VLAN
7 1 (0.16%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (32.32%) MySQL
2 30 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.34%) MariaDB
3 21 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.16%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 161 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.35%) gulp
3 36 (5.73%) webpack
4 34 (5.41%) Grunt
5 28 (4.46%) JIRA
6 20 (3.18%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.87%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.91%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.91%) Mercurial
8 12 (1.91%) PHPUnit
9 11 (1.75%) Babel
10 10 (1.59%) NetBeans
11 7 (1.11%) Selenium
12 5 (0.80%) GitLab
12 5 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.80%) Xdebug
13 4 (0.64%) Mocha
13 4 (0.64%) Subversion
14 3 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 140 (22.29%) Marketing
2 43 (6.85%) Finance
3 42 (6.69%) Retail
4 22 (3.50%) Advertising
5 16 (2.55%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.75%) Games
7 10 (1.59%) Legal
8 6 (0.96%) Automotive
8 6 (0.96%) iGaming
8 6 (0.96%) Police
9 5 (0.80%) Law
9 5 (0.80%) Publishing
10 3 (0.48%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 505 (80.41%) Developer
2 158 (25.16%) PHP Developer
3 140 (22.29%) Web Developer
4 128 (20.38%) WordPress Developer
5 102 (16.24%) Full Stack Developer
6 71 (11.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 48 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 41 (6.53%) Junior
8 41 (6.53%) PHP Web Developer
9 40 (6.37%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 39 (6.21%) Designer
11 37 (5.89%) HTML Developer
12 36 (5.73%) HTML CSS Developer
12 36 (5.73%) Junior Developer
13 27 (4.30%) Drupal Developer
13 27 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 26 (4.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 25 (3.98%) Junior Web Developer
16 21 (3.34%) Senior PHP Developer
17 20 (3.18%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (70.06%) HTML
2 422 (67.20%) CSS
3 177 (28.18%) jQuery
4 133 (21.18%) HTML5
5 103 (16.40%) Sass
6 96 (15.29%) Laravel
7 93 (14.81%) React
8 86 (13.69%) CSS3
9 80 (12.74%) AngularJS
10 79 (12.58%) Node.js
11 72 (11.46%) LAMP
12 69 (10.99%) Vue.js
13 56 (8.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 52 (8.28%) Symfony
15 34 (5.41%) .NET
16 33 (5.25%) Ajax
17 30 (4.78%) RESTful
18 28 (4.46%) JSON
18 28 (4.46%) XML
19 25 (3.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.52%) User Experience
2 36 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.87%) Smartphone
6 18 (2.87%) Social Media
7 16 (2.55%) Animation
8 13 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.96%) Blog
11 5 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.80%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.80%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.32%) BBC
13 2 (0.32%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.94%) Linux
2 22 (3.50%) Windows
3 21 (3.34%) Android
3 21 (3.34%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.71%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.23%) CentOS
6 13 (2.07%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.75%) Unix
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.32%) VyOS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (36.15%) Web Development
2 161 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (19.11%) Front End Development
4 92 (14.65%) E-Commerce
5 90 (14.33%) OO
6 71 (11.31%) SEO
7 64 (10.19%) MVC
8 60 (9.55%) OO PHP
9 54 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 54 (8.60%) Software Engineering
10 53 (8.44%) Content Management
10 53 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (7.96%) DevOps
12 46 (7.32%) Scrum
13 41 (6.53%) CRM
13 41 (6.53%) Web Design
14 36 (5.73%) Analytics
14 36 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
14 36 (5.73%) Mentoring
15 35 (5.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 454 (72.29%) JavaScript
2 413 (65.76%) PHP
3 76 (12.10%) SQL
4 43 (6.85%) C#
5 42 (6.69%) ES6
6 20 (3.18%) PHP 7
6 20 (3.18%) Python
7 19 (3.03%) Java
8 14 (2.23%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.07%) PHP 5
10 9 (1.43%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.11%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.11%) Rust
12 6 (0.96%) C
13 5 (0.80%) Ruby
13 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.80%) VBA
14 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (4.78%) Degree
2 7 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.27%) WCAG
2 7 (1.11%) QA
3 5 (0.80%) GDPR
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.30%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Postfix
3 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.03%) cPanel
3 16 (2.55%) Ansible
4 12 (1.91%) Plesk
5 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.80%) Terraform
6 4 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.48%) Puppet
8 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (12.74%) Google
2 79 (12.58%) Adobe
3 30 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (4.14%) WooCommerce
5 25 (3.98%) Zend
6 17 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (1.91%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.27%) Facebook
9 6 (0.96%) Screaming Frog
10 5 (0.80%) Cisco
10 5 (0.80%) DocuSign
10 5 (0.80%) HubSpot
10 5 (0.80%) hybris
10 5 (0.80%) Pardot
11 3 (0.48%) Marketo
11 3 (0.48%) Zoho
12 2 (0.32%) Dot Hill
12 2 (0.32%) Okta
12 2 (0.32%) Splunk
12 2 (0.32%) Twitter