Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 450 400 416
Rank change year-on-year -50 +16 +20
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 887 1,250 1,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.16% 4.50% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 769 1,131 1,081
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,950 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 21,304 27,770 28,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 16.71% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16,910 22,873 24,082
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,450
% change year-on-year - +10.01% +1.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +28 289 £41,500 -5.68% 39
North of England -57 159 £32,500 - 33
South East -66 148 £37,500 +7.14% 25
South West +53 125 £30,000 -14.29% 10
North West -12 83 £32,500 - 16
East of England +122 82 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Midlands -63 75 £30,000 +7.14% 29
Yorkshire -49 62 £36,500 +12.31% 9
West Midlands -58 39 £29,250 +6.36% 17
East Midlands -15 36 £31,500 +5.00% 12
North East +30 14 £31,500 +14.55% 8
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 626 (70.57%) PHP
2 568 (64.04%) CSS
3 559 (63.02%) HTML
3 559 (63.02%) JavaScript
4 298 (33.60%) jQuery
5 278 (31.34%) Git (software)
6 273 (30.78%) MySQL
7 270 (30.44%) Web Development
8 261 (29.43%) CMS
9 211 (23.79%) Marketing
10 199 (22.44%) HTML5
11 194 (21.87%) Laravel
12 190 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
13 175 (19.73%) MVC
14 172 (19.39%) CSS3
15 151 (17.02%) Front End Development
16 149 (16.80%) User Experience
17 143 (16.12%) Sass
18 139 (15.67%) AngularJS
19 133 (14.99%) Linux
19 133 (14.99%) Magento
20 114 (12.85%) Node.js
21 110 (12.40%) Drupal
22 109 (12.29%) Responsive Web Design
23 105 (11.84%) SQL
24 99 (11.16%) Ajax
25 93 (10.48%) E-Commerce
25 93 (10.48%) React
26 91 (10.26%) Adobe
27 86 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 261 (29.43%) CMS
2 110 (12.40%) Drupal
3 71 (8.00%) Apache
4 51 (5.75%) SharePoint
5 42 (4.74%) Umbraco
6 29 (3.27%) ExpressionEngine
6 29 (3.27%) Joomla!
7 27 (3.04%) IIS
8 21 (2.37%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.80%) nginx
11 11 (1.24%) eZ Publish
12 9 (1.01%) Kentico
12 9 (1.01%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.79%) concrete5
14 6 (0.68%) Confluence
14 6 (0.68%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.23%) Community Server
Applications
1 85 (9.58%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (1.13%) InDesign
7 6 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.45%) InVision
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 133 (14.99%) Magento
2 24 (2.71%) Shopify
3 20 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.23%) CiviCRM
4 2 (0.23%) Odoo
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.20%) GitHub
3 48 (5.41%) SaaS
4 45 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (4.96%) Google Analytics
6 30 (3.38%) IaaS
7 26 (2.93%) MailChimp
8 21 (2.37%) npm
9 18 (2.03%) AdWords
10 14 (1.58%) Office 365
11 13 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 13 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (1.47%) Serverless
12 11 (1.24%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.90%) Linode
13 8 (0.90%) Sage Pay
14 7 (0.79%) Trello
15 6 (0.68%) Heroku
15 6 (0.68%) Mailgun
15 6 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.43%) Internet
2 31 (3.49%) DNS
3 30 (3.38%) Intranet
4 18 (2.03%) Skype
5 16 (1.80%) SSL
6 11 (1.24%) DHCP
7 10 (1.13%) LAN
7 10 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.01%) SSH
8 9 (1.01%) VLAN
9 8 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (0.90%) Firewall
10 6 (0.68%) FTP
10 6 (0.68%) GoToMeeting
11 5 (0.56%) Broadband
12 3 (0.34%) HTTP
13 2 (0.23%) Extranet
13 2 (0.23%) IPv4
13 2 (0.23%) IPv6
14 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (30.78%) MySQL
2 66 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 54 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 26 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.37%) Redis
7 14 (1.58%) SQLite
8 12 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.24%) MariaDB
10 8 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.79%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.56%) FileMaker
12 5 (0.56%) phpMyAdmin
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.23%) DTS
15 1 (0.11%) MS Access
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 278 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.12%) Subversion
3 47 (5.30%) Bitbucket
4 46 (5.19%) gulp
5 40 (4.51%) JIRA
6 39 (4.40%) Grunt
7 36 (4.06%) Jenkins
8 33 (3.72%) webpack
9 23 (2.59%) JUnit
9 23 (2.59%) Selenium
10 20 (2.25%) Gradle
10 20 (2.25%) Log4j
10 20 (2.25%) Maven
10 20 (2.25%) TestNG
11 11 (1.24%) Babel
11 11 (1.24%) Broccoli
12 10 (1.13%) git-flow
12 10 (1.13%) GitLab
13 9 (1.01%) Bower
13 9 (1.01%) PHPUnit
General
1 211 (23.79%) Marketing
2 54 (6.09%) Finance
3 48 (5.41%) Publishing
4 41 (4.62%) Retail
5 24 (2.71%) Advertising
6 15 (1.69%) Multimedia
7 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.01%) Games
9 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.79%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.23%) French Language
13 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 683 (77.00%) Developer
2 281 (31.68%) PHP Developer
3 166 (18.71%) Web Developer
4 130 (14.66%) WordPress Developer
5 116 (13.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 97 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 61 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 60 (6.76%) Junior
9 55 (6.20%) Junior Developer
10 49 (5.52%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 45 (5.07%) PHP Web Developer
12 42 (4.74%) Designer
13 35 (3.95%) Senior PHP Developer
14 31 (3.49%) Junior PHP Developer
15 28 (3.16%) Incident Manager
15 28 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (3.16%) Security Incident Manager
15 28 (3.16%) Security Manager
15 28 (3.16%) Senior WordPress Developer
16 24 (2.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (64.04%) CSS
2 559 (63.02%) HTML
3 298 (33.60%) jQuery
4 199 (22.44%) HTML5
5 194 (21.87%) Laravel
6 172 (19.39%) CSS3
7 143 (16.12%) Sass
8 139 (15.67%) AngularJS
9 114 (12.85%) Node.js
10 99 (11.16%) Ajax
11 93 (10.48%) React
12 86 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 80 (9.02%) Vue.js
14 71 (8.00%) LAMP
15 65 (7.33%) .NET
16 64 (7.22%) REST
17 60 (6.76%) LESS
18 55 (6.20%) XML
19 53 (5.98%) RESTful
19 53 (5.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 149 (16.80%) User Experience
2 64 (7.22%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (3.95%) Social Media
4 29 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.04%) Security Operations Centre
7 24 (2.71%) Digital Media
8 23 (2.59%) Life Science
9 22 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.47%) Graphic Design
11 12 (1.35%) Blog
12 11 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.13%) Fintech
13 10 (1.13%) Replication
14 9 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.79%) Social Network
16 7 (0.79%) Video Editing
17 6 (0.68%) Animation
17 6 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 133 (14.99%) Linux
2 77 (8.68%) Windows
3 59 (6.65%) Android
4 44 (4.96%) Ubuntu
5 40 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.72%) Unix
7 20 (2.25%) openSUSE
8 18 (2.03%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.90%) VMS
12 5 (0.56%) CentOS
12 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.23%) Debian
13 2 (0.23%) Fedora
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (30.44%) Web Development
2 190 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (19.73%) MVC
4 151 (17.02%) Front End Development
5 109 (12.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 93 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 80 (9.02%) OO
8 78 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (8.57%) SEO
10 75 (8.46%) Content Management
11 73 (8.23%) Project Management
12 72 (8.12%) OOP
13 70 (7.89%) Analytics
14 64 (7.22%) Open Source
15 59 (6.65%) Web Design
16 55 (6.20%) OO PHP
17 53 (5.98%) TDD
17 53 (5.98%) Workflow
18 50 (5.64%) Scrum
19 49 (5.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 626 (70.57%) PHP
2 559 (63.02%) JavaScript
3 105 (11.84%) SQL
4 68 (7.67%) Java
5 42 (4.74%) PHP 5
6 35 (3.95%) C#
7 33 (3.72%) ES6
8 30 (3.38%) PHP 7
9 29 (3.27%) Perl
9 29 (3.27%) Python
10 14 (1.58%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.47%) Java 8
12 11 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.24%) Ruby
13 10 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.01%) C++
15 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.56%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (9.13%) Degree
2 35 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 28 (3.16%) CEH
3 28 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (3.16%) CISM
3 28 (3.16%) CISSP
3 28 (3.16%) SANS
3 28 (3.16%) SSCP
4 27 (3.04%) CCSP
5 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.45%) PMP
6 3 (0.34%) HND
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) MCSE
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.56%) SLA
2 5 (0.56%) WCAG
3 4 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (5.41%) Docker
2 26 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.58%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.90%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) Varnish
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (2.82%) Puppet
2 22 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.25%) Salt
4 6 (0.68%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.56%) cPanel
5 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.45%) Ansible
7 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.23%) Icinga
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.11%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.11%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (10.26%) Adobe
2 64 (7.22%) Google
3 61 (6.88%) Zend
4 46 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 43 (4.85%) Oracle
6 37 (4.17%) WooCommerce
7 20 (2.25%) Sitecore
8 18 (2.03%) Twitter
9 17 (1.92%) Sage
10 14 (1.58%) PayPal
11 12 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.24%) VMware
13 9 (1.01%) Citrix
14 8 (0.90%) Avaya
14 8 (0.90%) Cisco
14 8 (0.90%) Meraki
14 8 (0.90%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.90%) WorldPay
15 7 (0.79%) HubSpot
16 5 (0.56%) Optimizely