Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 438 415 397
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 +23
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 892 1,179 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.56% 4.49% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1,007 1,184
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19,564 26,241 29,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.93% 16.63% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15,519 21,129 24,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,475 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,275
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -18 285 £47,500 +11.76% 50
South East +7 211 £35,000 -6.67% 60
North of England -24 174 £34,000 +10.57% 74
North West +3 111 £32,500 -2.99% 35
South West +2 78 £32,750 -6.43% 33
Midlands -13 76 £33,500 +3.08% 67
East of England +60 63 £35,000 - 29
West Midlands -12 48 £35,000 +7.69% 46
Yorkshire -33 48 £35,000 +16.67% 29
East Midlands +14 28 £32,250 +0.78% 21
North East +17 15 £31,500 -10.00% 10
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 623 (69.84%) HTML
2 620 (69.51%) PHP
3 613 (68.72%) CSS
4 560 (62.78%) JavaScript
5 346 (38.79%) Web Development
6 339 (38.00%) MySQL
7 291 (32.62%) CMS
8 285 (31.95%) Git (software)
9 278 (31.17%) jQuery
10 248 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
11 189 (21.19%) Marketing
12 187 (20.96%) Magento
13 184 (20.63%) HTML5
14 156 (17.49%) Sass
15 155 (17.38%) Laravel
16 146 (16.37%) Content Management
17 142 (15.92%) CSS3
18 141 (15.81%) Front End Development
19 137 (15.36%) Drupal
20 133 (14.91%) MVC
21 127 (14.24%) Linux
22 123 (13.79%) AngularJS
23 122 (13.68%) E-Commerce
24 116 (13.00%) User Experience
24 116 (13.00%) React
25 103 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 98 (10.99%) Photoshop
26 98 (10.99%) SEO
27 97 (10.87%) SQL
27 97 (10.87%) Adobe

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
1 291 (32.62%) CMS
2 137 (15.36%) Drupal
3 59 (6.61%) Joomla!
4 38 (4.26%) Apache
5 35 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 33 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (2.69%) Confluence
8 22 (2.47%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.13%) SugarCRM
10 13 (1.46%) IIS
11 11 (1.23%) nginx
12 7 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.34%) TYPO3
16 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.22%) Kentico
16 2 (0.22%) SilverStripe
16 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 98 (10.99%) Photoshop
2 59 (6.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (5.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (3.48%) Sketch
5 19 (2.13%) InDesign
6 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (1.23%) InVision
8 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (0.78%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.45%) Marvel
10 4 (0.45%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.34%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 187 (20.96%) Magento
2 45 (5.04%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (2.02%) Shopify
4 11 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
5 9 (1.01%) SAP ERP
5 9 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.45%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.11%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.84%) GitHub
2 49 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (5.04%) Google Analytics
4 33 (3.70%) SaaS
5 31 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (2.35%) npm
8 15 (1.68%) Asana
9 13 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.23%) MailChimp
10 11 (1.23%) Office 365
10 11 (1.23%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.01%) Boomi
12 8 (0.90%) PaaS
12 8 (0.90%) Serverless
12 8 (0.90%) Slack
13 7 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.78%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.67%) Trello
15 5 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.59%) Internet
2 21 (2.35%) DNS
2 21 (2.35%) Intranet
3 13 (1.46%) SSH
4 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.12%) Firewall
6 9 (1.01%) HTTP
6 9 (1.01%) VPN
7 8 (0.90%) DHCP
7 8 (0.90%) Skype
8 7 (0.78%) FTP
9 5 (0.56%) SSL
10 4 (0.45%) IPv4
10 4 (0.45%) IPv6
11 3 (0.34%) SMTP
11 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.22%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.22%) VoIP
13 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (38.00%) MySQL
2 39 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.01%) Power BI
8 9 (1.01%) QlikView
8 9 (1.01%) Redis
9 7 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.78%) BigQuery
9 7 (0.78%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.67%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.56%) GIS
11 5 (0.56%) phpMyAdmin
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 285 (31.95%) Git (software)
2 56 (6.28%) Subversion
3 55 (6.17%) JIRA
4 41 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 39 (4.37%) gulp
6 27 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 27 (3.03%) Grunt
6 27 (3.03%) webpack
7 20 (2.24%) PostCSS
8 18 (2.02%) CircleCI
9 16 (1.79%) Mocha
10 15 (1.68%) Selenium
11 14 (1.57%) GitLab
12 13 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.35%) Maven
14 10 (1.12%) Babel
14 10 (1.12%) Codeship
14 10 (1.12%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.01%) JSUnit
15 9 (1.01%) PHPUnit
General
1 189 (21.19%) Marketing
2 67 (7.51%) Finance
3 47 (5.27%) Retail
4 26 (2.91%) Advertising
5 22 (2.47%) Publishing
6 14 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 7 (0.78%) Games
8 7 (0.78%) Legal
9 4 (0.45%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 673 (75.45%) Developer
2 269 (30.16%) PHP Developer
3 164 (18.39%) Web Developer
4 129 (14.46%) WordPress Developer
5 106 (11.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 71 (7.96%) Senior Developer
7 57 (6.39%) Junior
8 55 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 53 (5.94%) Junior Developer
10 52 (5.83%) Designer
11 45 (5.04%) PHP Web Developer
12 39 (4.37%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 27 (3.03%) Analyst
14 26 (2.91%) Backend Developer
14 26 (2.91%) Senior PHP Developer
15 25 (2.80%) Web Designer
16 22 (2.47%) HTML Developer
17 19 (2.13%) Digital Project Manager
17 19 (2.13%) HTML CSS Developer
17 19 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (69.84%) HTML
2 613 (68.72%) CSS
3 278 (31.17%) jQuery
4 184 (20.63%) HTML5
5 156 (17.49%) Sass
6 155 (17.38%) Laravel
7 142 (15.92%) CSS3
8 123 (13.79%) AngularJS
9 116 (13.00%) React
10 103 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 97 (10.87%) Node.js
12 88 (9.87%) Ajax
13 86 (9.64%) Vue.js
14 77 (8.63%) XML
15 74 (8.30%) JSON
16 73 (8.18%) .NET
16 73 (8.18%) LAMP
17 52 (5.83%) Web Services
18 50 (5.61%) LESS
19 46 (5.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.00%) User Experience
2 44 (4.93%) Social Media
3 34 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.25%) Life Science
4 29 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.35%) iPad
8 11 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.01%) Blog
9 9 (1.01%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.67%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.56%) Animation
12 5 (0.56%) Video Editing
13 4 (0.45%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 127 (14.24%) Linux
2 58 (6.50%) Android
3 57 (6.39%) Apple iOS
4 41 (4.60%) Windows
5 18 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.35%) Unix
7 10 (1.12%) CentOS
8 9 (1.01%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.45%) Fedora
10 4 (0.45%) openSUSE
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (38.79%) Web Development
2 248 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.37%) Content Management
4 141 (15.81%) Front End Development
5 133 (14.91%) MVC
6 122 (13.68%) E-Commerce
7 98 (10.99%) SEO
8 90 (10.09%) OOP
8 90 (10.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 87 (9.75%) OO
10 81 (9.08%) Analytics
11 77 (8.63%) TDD
12 73 (8.18%) Scrum
13 59 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (6.61%) Wireframes
14 57 (6.39%) CRM
15 56 (6.28%) OO PHP
15 56 (6.28%) Project Management
16 55 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
17 54 (6.05%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 620 (69.51%) PHP
2 560 (62.78%) JavaScript
3 97 (10.87%) SQL
4 62 (6.95%) C#
5 50 (5.61%) Java
6 47 (5.27%) Python
7 41 (4.60%) ES6
8 30 (3.36%) PHP 5
9 16 (1.79%) Ruby
10 13 (1.46%) PHP 7
10 13 (1.46%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.12%) Perl
11 10 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.01%) C++
12 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.67%) Java 8
13 6 (0.67%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.56%) R
15 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (6.61%) Degree
2 26 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.78%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.34%) PMP
6 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) MCSE
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.26%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (5.83%) Docker
2 21 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.01%) Varnish
3 9 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.90%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.91%) Ansible
3 22 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
4 18 (2.02%) Terraform
5 13 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.23%) Puppet
7 6 (0.67%) Consul
8 4 (0.45%) cPanel
8 4 (0.45%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.45%) Icinga
8 4 (0.45%) Salt
9 3 (0.34%) Nagios
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 97 (10.87%) Adobe
2 82 (9.19%) Google
3 51 (5.72%) Microsoft
4 47 (5.27%) Zend
5 35 (3.92%) Sitecore
6 31 (3.48%) hybris
7 28 (3.14%) WooCommerce
8 26 (2.91%) Oracle
9 21 (2.35%) Twitter
10 14 (1.57%) SAP
11 13 (1.46%) HubSpot
11 13 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.12%) Dell
13 9 (1.01%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.01%) RedPrairie
14 8 (0.90%) Pardot
15 7 (0.78%) Apple
16 6 (0.67%) Facebook
16 6 (0.67%) Marketo
16 6 (0.67%) Splunk