Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 433 356 467
Rank change year-on-year -77 +111 -27
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 786 493 706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.84% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 6.03% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 614 412 600
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,775 £26,175
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £63,625 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 14,559 8,173 16,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.91% 13.98% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9,418 6,674 13,793
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,564
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in England

WordPress
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress in England.

Salary trend for WordPress in England

WordPress
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -27 301 £50,000 -9.09% 27
South East -17 254 £37,500 -6.25% 24
North of England -135 80 £40,000 +6.67% 35
South West -24 79 £37,500 +3.45% 17
North West -83 55 £41,250 -8.33% 19
Midlands -122 50 £39,250 -1.88% 23
West Midlands -52 35 £42,500 +17.24% 10
Yorkshire -89 25 £35,000 - 13
East of England -108 16 £38,750 -3.13% 7
East Midlands -90 15 £32,500 -18.75% 13
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 548 (69.72%) JavaScript
2 530 (67.43%) PHP
3 508 (64.63%) HTML
4 481 (61.20%) CSS
5 314 (39.95%) CMS
6 294 (37.40%) Web Development
7 245 (31.17%) MySQL
8 243 (30.92%) Marketing
9 215 (27.35%) Git (software)
9 215 (27.35%) Full Stack Development
10 200 (25.45%) React
11 188 (23.92%) User Experience
12 179 (22.77%) Laravel
13 161 (20.48%) Social Skills
14 157 (19.97%) SEO
15 154 (19.59%) jQuery
15 154 (19.59%) Front End Development
16 152 (19.34%) Google
17 149 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
17 149 (18.96%) E-Commerce
18 139 (17.68%) Sass
19 138 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
20 112 (14.25%) Drupal
21 111 (14.12%) Analytics
22 105 (13.36%) HTML5
23 104 (13.23%) WooCommerce
24 102 (12.98%) Adobe
25 96 (12.21%) Magento
26 94 (11.96%) Linux
27 91 (11.58%) Content Management

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
1 314 (39.95%) CMS
2 112 (14.25%) Drupal
3 70 (8.91%) Apache
4 46 (5.85%) Joomla!
5 33 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 16 (2.04%) Headless CMS
8 13 (1.65%) IIS
9 12 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.27%) EPiServer
11 9 (1.15%) nginx
12 8 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.89%) Confluence
13 7 (0.89%) Moodle
13 7 (0.89%) PrestaShop
14 6 (0.76%) MODX
15 4 (0.51%) Kentico
15 4 (0.51%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 33 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 31 (3.94%) Adobe XD
3 27 (3.44%) Photoshop
4 24 (3.05%) Sketch
5 15 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
9 9 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.64%) InVision
10 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.38%) InDesign
12 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 96 (12.21%) Magento
2 35 (4.45%) Shopify
3 11 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (1.02%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.76%) OpenCart
6 5 (0.64%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.13%) SnowdropKCS
7 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 86 (10.94%) Google Analytics
2 71 (9.03%) AWS
3 64 (8.14%) Azure
4 44 (5.60%) Figma
5 41 (5.22%) GitHub
5 41 (5.22%) SaaS
6 40 (5.09%) GCP
7 33 (4.20%) Microsoft 365
8 31 (3.94%) npm
9 21 (2.67%) Power Platform
10 20 (2.54%) Firebase
11 16 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 15 (1.91%) Serverless
13 13 (1.65%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (1.53%) Rackspace Cloud
15 10 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (1.27%) CloudFront
15 10 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
16 9 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.00%) DNS
2 16 (2.04%) Internet
3 15 (1.91%) Firewall
3 15 (1.91%) SSL
4 12 (1.53%) Intranet
5 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.02%) VoIP
6 7 (0.89%) DHCP
6 7 (0.89%) IPsec
6 7 (0.89%) IPv4
6 7 (0.89%) IPv6
6 7 (0.89%) VLAN
6 7 (0.89%) VPN
7 6 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.64%) SMS
9 3 (0.38%) HTTP
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.13%) DKIM
11 1 (0.13%) DMARC
11 1 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (31.17%) MySQL
2 39 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 22 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.42%) Power BI
6 16 (2.04%) MariaDB
7 14 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (0.64%) QlikView
11 5 (0.64%) Redis
12 4 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 215 (27.35%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.11%) JIRA
3 40 (5.09%) gulp
4 37 (4.71%) webpack
5 34 (4.33%) Grunt
6 31 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 28 (3.56%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.04%) GitLab
8 16 (2.04%) PHPUnit
9 15 (1.91%) Dreamweaver
9 15 (1.91%) Postman
9 15 (1.91%) Selenium
10 12 (1.53%) Subversion
11 9 (1.15%) Cypress.io
12 8 (1.02%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.89%) Firebug
13 7 (0.89%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.64%) PostCSS
14 5 (0.64%) Sourcetree
General
1 243 (30.92%) Marketing
2 161 (20.48%) Social Skills
3 41 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 38 (4.83%) Finance
5 36 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
7 30 (3.82%) Advertising
8 25 (3.18%) Publishing
9 13 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
9 13 (1.65%) Law
9 13 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (1.53%) Retail
11 11 (1.40%) Legal
12 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.76%) Banking
14 5 (0.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 611 (77.74%) Developer
2 213 (27.10%) PHP Developer
3 148 (18.83%) WordPress Developer
4 115 (14.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 96 (12.21%) Web Developer
6 85 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 84 (10.69%) Senior Developer
8 37 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 37 (4.71%) Magento Developer
9 34 (4.33%) Designer
10 30 (3.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 26 (3.31%) Senior WordPress Developer
12 24 (3.05%) Backend Developer
12 24 (3.05%) PHP Web Developer
13 21 (2.67%) Analyst
14 19 (2.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 18 (2.29%) IT Manager
15 18 (2.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 17 (2.16%) Marketing Manager
17 16 (2.04%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (64.63%) HTML
2 481 (61.20%) CSS
3 200 (25.45%) React
4 179 (22.77%) Laravel
5 154 (19.59%) jQuery
6 139 (17.68%) Sass
7 105 (13.36%) HTML5
8 89 (11.32%) CSS3
9 87 (11.07%) JSON
10 76 (9.67%) RESTful
11 75 (9.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 72 (9.16%) XML
13 69 (8.78%) AngularJS
14 67 (8.52%) Vue.js
15 65 (8.27%) Node.js
16 62 (7.89%) LAMP
17 59 (7.51%) Symfony
18 58 (7.38%) React Native
19 54 (6.87%) LESS
20 51 (6.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 188 (23.92%) User Experience
2 47 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 42 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.67%) Social Media
6 16 (2.04%) Graphic Design
7 13 (1.65%) Animation
8 11 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 11 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.27%) Blog
9 10 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.89%) Industry 4.0
12 7 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
12 7 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.96%) Linux
2 31 (3.94%) Windows
3 26 (3.31%) Android
4 24 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 16 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.27%) CentOS
9 7 (0.89%) Fedora
10 5 (0.64%) Unix
10 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (37.40%) Web Development
2 215 (27.35%) Full Stack Development
3 157 (19.97%) SEO
4 154 (19.59%) Front End Development
5 149 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (18.96%) E-Commerce
6 138 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (14.12%) Analytics
8 91 (11.58%) Content Management
9 75 (9.54%) UX Design
10 69 (8.78%) Project Management
11 64 (8.14%) Web Design
12 63 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
12 63 (8.02%) Responsive Web Design
13 58 (7.38%) TDD
14 55 (7.00%) MVC
15 54 (6.87%) DevOps
15 54 (6.87%) Software Testing
16 52 (6.62%) Computer Science
16 52 (6.62%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 548 (69.72%) JavaScript
2 530 (67.43%) PHP
3 74 (9.41%) SQL
4 37 (4.71%) TypeScript
5 34 (4.33%) Python
6 30 (3.82%) C#
7 23 (2.93%) Java
8 14 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.65%) Ruby
10 12 (1.53%) C++
11 11 (1.40%) ES6
12 9 (1.15%) VB
13 8 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.76%) VBA
15 5 (0.64%) Go
16 4 (0.51%) Perl
17 3 (0.38%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.38%) C
17 3 (0.38%) Kotlin
18 2 (0.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 82 (10.43%) Degree
2 48 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) OCPJP
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.51%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.87%) Accessibility
2 18 (2.29%) QA
3 17 (2.16%) GDPR
4 14 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.76%) COBIT
5 6 (0.76%) WCAG
6 3 (0.38%) PSD2
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) Section 508
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (3.94%) Docker
2 16 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.64%) vSphere
6 4 (0.51%) Varnish
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (1.15%) Puppet
2 9 (1.15%) Terraform
3 7 (0.89%) HAProxy
3 7 (0.89%) Icinga
3 7 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.76%) Ansible
5 3 (0.38%) cPanel
6 2 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 152 (19.34%) Google
2 104 (13.23%) WooCommerce
3 102 (12.98%) Adobe
4 67 (8.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.29%) VMware
6 15 (1.91%) HubSpot
6 15 (1.91%) Sage
6 15 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.78%) Apple
8 12 (1.53%) Rackspace
9 10 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.27%) Facebook
10 9 (1.15%) Oracle
10 9 (1.15%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.89%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.89%) Twitter
12 6 (0.76%) Zend
13 5 (0.64%) Reuters
13 5 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 5 (0.64%) Sophos