Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 429 421 402
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 865 1,117 1,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.75% 4.57% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 736 978 1,198
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £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 18,223 24,464 29,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.59% 16.14% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,768 19,821 24,143
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 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
London -43 252 £45,000 +5.88% 41
South East +69 250 £35,000 -6.67% 46
North of England +5 150 £35,000 +16.67% 64
South West -11 99 £37,500 +25.00% 45
North West +40 94 £35,000 +16.67% 31
Midlands +14 65 £32,500 +18.18% 55
East of England +32 49 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Yorkshire -16 49 £32,500 +6.56% 21
West Midlands -8 38 £35,000 +27.27% 30
East Midlands +25 27 £31,000 +13.76% 25
North East +14 7 £34,000 -2.86% 12
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 609 (70.40%) HTML
2 599 (69.25%) PHP
3 584 (67.51%) JavaScript
3 584 (67.51%) CSS
4 350 (40.46%) Web Development
5 296 (34.22%) MySQL
6 285 (32.95%) CMS
7 279 (32.25%) Git (software)
8 267 (30.87%) jQuery
9 222 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (21.16%) HTML5
11 174 (20.12%) Marketing
12 172 (19.88%) Magento
13 158 (18.27%) Sass
14 134 (15.49%) Drupal
15 129 (14.91%) CSS3
16 128 (14.80%) Front End Development
17 127 (14.68%) Laravel
18 120 (13.87%) Content Management
18 120 (13.87%) MVC
19 115 (13.29%) Linux
20 112 (12.95%) Adobe
21 111 (12.83%) OO
22 109 (12.60%) AngularJS
23 107 (12.37%) E-Commerce
24 103 (11.91%) SQL
24 103 (11.91%) User Experience
25 102 (11.79%) React
26 100 (11.56%) Photoshop
27 94 (10.87%) Google

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
1 285 (32.95%) CMS
2 134 (15.49%) Drupal
3 55 (6.36%) Joomla!
4 38 (4.39%) Apache
5 37 (4.28%) nginx
6 34 (3.93%) Umbraco
7 33 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 26 (3.01%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.31%) Confluence
10 19 (2.20%) SugarCRM
11 11 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
12 10 (1.16%) TYPO3
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.35%) Magnolia
16 3 (0.35%) PrestaShop
17 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
17 2 (0.23%) IIS
17 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 100 (11.56%) Photoshop
2 57 (6.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 54 (6.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (1.97%) Sketch
6 16 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (1.16%) InDesign
9 9 (1.04%) Adobe XD
9 9 (1.04%) InVision
10 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.69%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.35%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 172 (19.88%) Magento
2 43 (4.97%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (1.27%) Shopify
5 10 (1.16%) CiviCRM
6 9 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (1.04%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (1.04%) SAP ERP
6 9 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.35%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.63%) AWS
2 59 (6.82%) GitHub
3 43 (4.97%) Google Analytics
4 34 (3.93%) Azure
5 31 (3.58%) npm
5 31 (3.58%) SaaS
6 26 (3.01%) GCP
7 15 (1.73%) Office 365
7 15 (1.73%) Power Platform
7 15 (1.73%) Slack
8 12 (1.39%) G Suite
9 11 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.27%) Boomi
9 11 (1.27%) MailChimp
9 11 (1.27%) Yarn
10 9 (1.04%) Asana
11 7 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (0.69%) Google Docs
12 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Flow
12 6 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.66%) DNS
2 22 (2.54%) Internet
3 15 (1.73%) Firewall
4 11 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.16%) DHCP
6 9 (1.04%) HTTP
6 9 (1.04%) SSH
7 8 (0.92%) Intranet
7 8 (0.92%) VPN
8 4 (0.46%) SSL
9 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.23%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.23%) IPv4
10 2 (0.23%) IPv6
10 2 (0.23%) NAS
11 1 (0.12%) Extranet
11 1 (0.12%) FTP
11 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.12%) SAN
11 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (34.22%) MySQL
2 46 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.28%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.20%) MariaDB
6 16 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.04%) Power BI
7 9 (1.04%) QlikView
8 7 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.69%) GIS
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.23%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.23%) phpMyAdmin
12 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 279 (32.25%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.94%) JIRA
3 59 (6.82%) gulp
4 44 (5.09%) webpack
5 40 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 39 (4.51%) Grunt
7 27 (3.12%) Subversion
8 20 (2.31%) Babel
9 19 (2.20%) CircleCI
10 18 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.97%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.97%) GitLab
11 17 (1.97%) Mocha
11 17 (1.97%) Visual Studio
12 15 (1.73%) PostCSS
13 13 (1.50%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.04%) Selenium
16 8 (0.92%) Maven
16 8 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 174 (20.12%) Marketing
2 55 (6.36%) Finance
3 54 (6.24%) Retail
4 25 (2.89%) Advertising
5 12 (1.39%) Publishing
6 10 (1.16%) Games
6 10 (1.16%) Legal
6 10 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.92%) Automotive
7 8 (0.92%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.35%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Police
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) German Language
10 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 671 (77.57%) Developer
2 245 (28.32%) PHP Developer
3 179 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 157 (18.15%) WordPress Developer
5 96 (11.10%) Full Stack Developer
6 93 (10.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 67 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 65 (7.51%) Junior
9 57 (6.59%) Junior Developer
10 47 (5.43%) PHP Web Developer
10 47 (5.43%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 38 (4.39%) HTML Developer
12 35 (4.05%) Designer
13 34 (3.93%) HTML CSS Developer
14 31 (3.58%) Junior Web Developer
15 29 (3.35%) Analyst
16 27 (3.12%) Drupal Developer
16 27 (3.12%) Senior PHP Developer
17 22 (2.54%) Web Designer
18 20 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (70.40%) HTML
2 584 (67.51%) CSS
3 267 (30.87%) jQuery
4 183 (21.16%) HTML5
5 158 (18.27%) Sass
6 129 (14.91%) CSS3
7 127 (14.68%) Laravel
8 109 (12.60%) AngularJS
9 102 (11.79%) React
10 88 (10.17%) Node.js
11 86 (9.94%) LAMP
12 83 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 75 (8.67%) .NET
14 74 (8.55%) Vue.js
15 66 (7.63%) JSON
16 62 (7.17%) Ajax
17 56 (6.47%) Symfony
17 56 (6.47%) XML
18 44 (5.09%) RESTful
19 39 (4.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.91%) User Experience
2 44 (5.09%) Social Media
3 36 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (1.50%) Animation
9 12 (1.39%) iPad
10 10 (1.16%) Life Science
11 9 (1.04%) Blog
12 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.81%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.69%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.69%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.58%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.58%) W3C
15 4 (0.46%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 115 (13.29%) Linux
2 30 (3.47%) Android
2 30 (3.47%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.43%) Windows
4 18 (2.08%) Mac OS
5 17 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 15 (1.73%) CentOS
7 13 (1.50%) Unix
8 3 (0.35%) VyOS
9 2 (0.23%) Fedora
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (40.46%) Web Development
2 222 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (14.80%) Front End Development
4 120 (13.87%) Content Management
4 120 (13.87%) MVC
5 111 (12.83%) OO
6 107 (12.37%) E-Commerce
7 86 (9.94%) OO PHP
8 83 (9.60%) OOP
9 82 (9.48%) SEO
10 74 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (8.44%) DevOps
12 71 (8.21%) TDD
13 67 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 64 (7.40%) Analytics
15 62 (7.17%) Scrum
16 59 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
17 55 (6.36%) CRM
18 53 (6.13%) Wireframes
19 43 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 599 (69.25%) PHP
2 584 (67.51%) JavaScript
3 103 (11.91%) SQL
4 82 (9.48%) C#
5 57 (6.59%) ES6
6 44 (5.09%) Python
7 37 (4.28%) Java
8 19 (2.20%) PHP 5
9 18 (2.08%) Ruby
10 10 (1.16%) PHP 7
11 9 (1.04%) C
11 9 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.69%) Kotlin
13 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.69%) VBA
14 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.35%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.23%) R
16 2 (0.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 52 (6.01%) Degree
2 17 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.69%) AWS Certification
3 6 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.58%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) GDPR
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (6.47%) Docker
2 12 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.69%) Varnish
4 3 (0.35%) Postfix
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (4.16%) Ansible
2 26 (3.01%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
4 19 (2.20%) Terraform
5 17 (1.97%) cPanel
6 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.16%) Plesk
7 6 (0.69%) Consul
8 5 (0.58%) Puppet
9 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.23%) Icinga
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (12.95%) Adobe
2 94 (10.87%) Google
3 44 (5.09%) Microsoft
4 43 (4.97%) Zend
5 36 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (3.82%) hybris
6 33 (3.82%) Sitecore
6 33 (3.82%) WooCommerce
7 14 (1.62%) Twitter
8 13 (1.50%) SAP
9 12 (1.39%) Pardot
10 11 (1.27%) Dell
11 10 (1.16%) Facebook
11 10 (1.16%) Oracle
12 9 (1.04%) HubSpot
12 9 (1.04%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.04%) Marketo
12 9 (1.04%) RedPrairie
13 6 (0.69%) DocuSign
13 6 (0.69%) Splunk