Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 392 423 420
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 304 899 1,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.81% 4.83% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 313 830 1,085
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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 6,316 18,619 25,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.01% 14.74% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,262 14,971 20,410
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,775 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
North of England +95 72 £40,000 +14.29% 55
South East +69 69 £45,000 +28.57% 30
London +63 59 £55,000 +15.79% 33
Midlands +103 55 £35,000 +6.87% 25
East Midlands +102 40 £40,000 +26.98% 13
North West +63 38 £45,000 +28.57% 35
Yorkshire +108 32 £37,500 +12.78% 14
South West +80 30 £35,000 -5.41% 33
East of England +105 18 £55,000 +57.14% 10
West Midlands +81 15 £35,000 - 12
North East +15 2 - - 6
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 236 (77.63%) JavaScript
2 225 (74.01%) PHP
3 205 (67.43%) HTML
4 204 (67.11%) CSS
5 138 (45.39%) CMS
6 120 (39.47%) Git (software)
7 119 (39.14%) MySQL
8 104 (34.21%) Web Development
9 82 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (26.64%) jQuery
11 55 (18.09%) Content Management
12 53 (17.43%) HTML5
12 53 (17.43%) Sass
13 52 (17.11%) Magento
14 51 (16.78%) React
15 47 (15.46%) Marketing
16 44 (14.47%) Drupal
16 44 (14.47%) Vue.js
17 43 (14.14%) Azure
18 42 (13.82%) AngularJS
19 39 (12.83%) DevOps
20 38 (12.50%) Laravel
20 38 (12.50%) E-Commerce
21 37 (12.17%) Front End Development
22 36 (11.84%) User Experience
23 35 (11.51%) MVC
23 35 (11.51%) JSON
24 34 (11.18%) Symfony
25 33 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
26 31 (10.20%) Joomla!

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
1 138 (45.39%) CMS
2 44 (14.47%) Drupal
3 31 (10.20%) Joomla!
4 19 (6.25%) Jadu
5 13 (4.28%) Apache
5 13 (4.28%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.64%) Kentico
7 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.99%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.33%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Moodle
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Perch
9 1 (0.33%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 28 (9.21%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.64%) Figma
3 5 (1.64%) Sketch
4 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
7 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (17.11%) Magento
2 16 (5.26%) Shopify
3 14 (4.61%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (1.97%) Eloqua
5 4 (1.32%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.14%) Azure
2 25 (8.22%) AWS
3 18 (5.92%) GitHub
4 12 (3.95%) GCP
4 12 (3.95%) SaaS
5 5 (1.64%) G Suite
6 4 (1.32%) npm
7 3 (0.99%) Boomi
7 3 (0.99%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.66%) Azure LUIS
8 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.66%) Office 365
8 2 (0.66%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.66%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.66%) Serverless
8 2 (0.66%) Zapier
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.29%) Internet
2 9 (2.96%) IPv4
2 9 (2.96%) IPv6
3 3 (0.99%) Intranet
4 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (39.14%) MySQL
2 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.96%) MariaDB
5 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) Power BI
7 1 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 120 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.25%) gulp
2 19 (6.25%) webpack
3 15 (4.93%) Grunt
4 10 (3.29%) Android Studio
4 10 (3.29%) Xcode
5 9 (2.96%) Bitbucket
5 9 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.97%) git-flow
7 6 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.64%) Subversion
9 3 (0.99%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.99%) GitLab
9 3 (0.99%) JIRA
10 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (15.46%) Marketing
2 18 (5.92%) Finance
3 8 (2.63%) Advertising
4 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.30%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.97%) Games
6 5 (1.64%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 252 (82.89%) Developer
2 98 (32.24%) PHP Developer
3 60 (19.74%) Web Developer
4 48 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 48 (15.79%) WordPress Developer
5 28 (9.21%) Senior PHP Developer
6 27 (8.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (8.88%) PHP Web Developer
7 26 (8.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (8.22%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 18 (5.92%) Drupal Developer
10 14 (4.61%) Junior
10 14 (4.61%) Junior Developer
11 13 (4.28%) Lead Developer
12 11 (3.62%) Magento Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Android Developer
13 10 (3.29%) iOS Android Developer
13 10 (3.29%) iOS Developer
13 10 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (67.43%) HTML
2 204 (67.11%) CSS
3 81 (26.64%) jQuery
4 53 (17.43%) HTML5
4 53 (17.43%) Sass
5 51 (16.78%) React
6 44 (14.47%) Vue.js
7 42 (13.82%) AngularJS
8 38 (12.50%) Laravel
9 35 (11.51%) JSON
10 34 (11.18%) Symfony
11 30 (9.87%) Node.js
12 28 (9.21%) REST
13 27 (8.88%) Ajax
14 25 (8.22%) LAMP
15 24 (7.89%) CSS3
16 22 (7.24%) LESS
17 21 (6.91%) .NET
18 16 (5.26%) XML
19 15 (4.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.84%) User Experience
2 18 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.61%) Social Media
4 13 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.99%) Blog
10 2 (0.66%) Animation
10 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.66%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.66%) W3C
11 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.33%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.33%) Photography
11 1 (0.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.57%) Android
1 23 (7.57%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.25%) Linux
3 9 (2.96%) CentOS
3 9 (2.96%) Fedora
3 9 (2.96%) Windows
4 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.21%) Web Development
2 82 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.09%) Content Management
4 39 (12.83%) DevOps
5 38 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 37 (12.17%) Front End Development
7 35 (11.51%) MVC
8 33 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (8.55%) Project Delivery
10 22 (7.24%) SEO
11 20 (6.58%) Workflow
12 19 (6.25%) OO
12 19 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (5.92%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (5.92%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.59%) Wireframes
15 15 (4.93%) Enterprise Search
15 15 (4.93%) Open Source
16 14 (4.61%) Server Management
17 13 (4.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (77.63%) JavaScript
2 225 (74.01%) PHP
3 21 (6.91%) Python
4 17 (5.59%) ES6
5 16 (5.26%) C#
6 14 (4.61%) Java
7 12 (3.95%) SQL
8 11 (3.62%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.29%) Apple Swift
10 9 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.99%) Google Apps Script
11 3 (0.99%) Ruby
12 2 (0.66%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) Go
13 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (3.29%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) MCP
3 2 (0.66%) CEH
3 2 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (0.66%) MCSE
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) AAT
4 1 (0.33%) CCNA
4 1 (0.33%) CCNP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.33%) ECSA
4 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (5.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.28%) cPanel
2 9 (2.96%) HAProxy
2 9 (2.96%) Icinga
3 2 (0.66%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (5.92%) Zend
2 16 (5.26%) Google
3 13 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.95%) WooCommerce
5 10 (3.29%) Adobe
6 9 (2.96%) HubSpot
7 8 (2.63%) Pardot
8 7 (2.30%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.97%) Marketo
9 6 (1.97%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.99%) Dell
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle
12 2 (0.66%) SAP
12 2 (0.66%) VMware
13 1 (0.33%) Apple
13 1 (0.33%) Lagan
13 1 (0.33%) Meraki
13 1 (0.33%) Zoho