Period
to 22 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 408 402
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -29
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1327 1324 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 4.04% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1212 1350
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +2.94%

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 29567 32812 38349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.47% 18.28% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24107 27900 32110
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +58 453 £42,500 - 24
South East +93 275 £36,500 +4.29% 24
North of England -53 274 £32,500 +3.17% 35
Midlands +18 190 £27,500 -11.23% 20
North West -63 166 £35,000 +7.69% 20
West Midlands +15 159 £27,500 -5.17% 14
Yorkshire +19 95 £29,000 -3.33% 12
South West -43 77 £32,500 - 12
East of England -8 59 £32,500 - 12
East Midlands +14 31 £28,000 -20.00% 6
North East +10 13 £28,750 +7.48% 3
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 989 (74.53%) PHP
2 934 (70.38%) HTML
3 912 (68.73%) JavaScript
4 901 (67.90%) CSS
5 522 (39.34%) jQuery
6 506 (38.13%) MySQL
7 479 (36.10%) Web Development
8 434 (32.71%) CMS
9 398 (29.99%) HTML5
10 346 (26.07%) Front End Development
10 346 (26.07%) Git (software)
11 293 (22.08%) Marketing
12 290 (21.85%) Sass
13 283 (21.33%) CSS3
14 266 (20.05%) Drupal
15 265 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
16 262 (19.74%) Magento
17 256 (19.29%) AngularJS
18 229 (17.26%) Laravel
19 219 (16.50%) MVC
19 219 (16.50%) SEO
20 206 (15.52%) Linux
21 201 (15.15%) LAMP
22 181 (13.64%) E-Commerce
23 180 (13.56%) User Experience
24 173 (13.04%) Mobile App
25 168 (12.66%) Photoshop
26 166 (12.51%) Adobe
27 158 (11.91%) Symfony
28 150 (11.30%) gulp

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
1 434 (32.71%) CMS
2 266 (20.05%) Drupal
3 122 (9.19%) Joomla!
4 87 (6.56%) Apache
5 44 (3.32%) nginx
6 32 (2.41%) IIS
7 28 (2.11%) ExpressionEngine
8 25 (1.88%) Umbraco
9 23 (1.73%) bbPress
10 22 (1.66%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.68%) eZ Publish
16 7 (0.53%) SilverStripe
17 6 (0.45%) Kentico
17 6 (0.45%) Moodle
18 5 (0.38%) Alfresco
18 5 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 168 (12.66%) Photoshop
2 92 (6.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 84 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.98%) InDesign
6 6 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.23%) HipChat
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.15%) InVision
11 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.075%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 262 (19.74%) Magento
2 20 (1.51%) OpenCart
3 16 (1.21%) Shopify
4 11 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.60%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.30%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.15%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.075%) Radian6
9 1 (0.075%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 100 (7.54%) GitHub
2 68 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.84%) Google Analytics
4 43 (3.24%) npm
5 30 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.36%) SaaS
7 17 (1.28%) AdWords
8 15 (1.13%) Office 365
9 14 (1.06%) Basecamp
10 12 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.90%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.75%) Akamai
12 8 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.60%) Serverless
12 8 (0.60%) Trello
13 7 (0.53%) MailChimp
13 7 (0.53%) Route 53
13 7 (0.53%) Slack
14 6 (0.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.69%) Internet
2 35 (2.64%) DNS
3 28 (2.11%) SSH
4 23 (1.73%) FTP
5 18 (1.36%) HTTP
6 15 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.75%) Broadband
7 10 (0.75%) Intranet
8 9 (0.68%) SMTP
9 7 (0.53%) Wireless
10 6 (0.45%) Firewall
10 6 (0.45%) SMS
11 4 (0.30%) DHCP
11 4 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.23%) Extranet
12 3 (0.23%) SAN
12 3 (0.23%) VPN
13 2 (0.15%) IPv4
13 2 (0.15%) LAN
13 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (38.13%) MySQL
2 80 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.54%) MariaDB
4 25 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 12 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.38%) phpMyAdmin
11 5 (0.38%) SQLite
12 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 346 (26.07%) Git (software)
2 150 (11.30%) gulp
3 98 (7.39%) Subversion
4 96 (7.23%) Grunt
5 48 (3.62%) JIRA
6 39 (2.94%) webpack
7 29 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 27 (2.03%) GitLab
9 25 (1.88%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.51%) Bitbucket
10 20 (1.51%) Vagrant
11 15 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (1.06%) Bower
13 10 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.68%) Axure RP
14 9 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (0.68%) Xcode
15 8 (0.60%) Babel
16 7 (0.53%) Jasmine
General
1 293 (22.08%) Marketing
2 78 (5.88%) Finance
2 78 (5.88%) Retail
3 75 (5.65%) Advertising
4 41 (3.09%) Games
5 29 (2.19%) Electronics
6 28 (2.11%) Automotive
7 27 (2.03%) Publishing
8 26 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.81%) Banking
10 10 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.45%) Digital Economy
12 6 (0.45%) Law
12 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.23%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1045 (78.75%) Developer
2 523 (39.41%) PHP Developer
3 260 (19.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 252 (18.99%) Web Developer
5 153 (11.53%) WordPress Developer
6 116 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 114 (8.59%) HTML Developer
8 113 (8.52%) PHP Web Developer
9 97 (7.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 94 (7.08%) Lead Developer
11 93 (7.01%) HTML CSS Developer
12 87 (6.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 77 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
14 73 (5.50%) Junior
15 68 (5.12%) Lead PHP Developer
16 59 (4.45%) Senior PHP Developer
17 58 (4.37%) Junior Developer
18 56 (4.22%) Digital Developer
19 52 (3.92%) Project Manager
19 52 (3.92%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (70.38%) HTML
2 901 (67.90%) CSS
3 522 (39.34%) jQuery
4 398 (29.99%) HTML5
5 290 (21.85%) Sass
6 283 (21.33%) CSS3
7 256 (19.29%) AngularJS
8 229 (17.26%) Laravel
9 201 (15.15%) LAMP
10 158 (11.91%) Symfony
11 142 (10.70%) Node.js
12 133 (10.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 130 (9.80%) React
14 110 (8.29%) .NET
15 99 (7.46%) LESS
16 90 (6.78%) Ajax
17 83 (6.25%) JSON
18 74 (5.58%) XML
19 71 (5.35%) CodeIgniter
20 61 (4.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 180 (13.56%) User Experience
2 173 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 100 (7.54%) Social Media
4 45 (3.39%) Graphic Design
5 29 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.43%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.06%) Animation
11 12 (0.90%) Fintech
12 11 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.75%) Blog
14 9 (0.68%) iPad
15 8 (0.60%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.60%) Social Network
16 7 (0.53%) W3C
17 6 (0.45%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
18 5 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 206 (15.52%) Linux
2 72 (5.43%) Windows
3 57 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 54 (4.07%) Android
5 26 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 17 (1.28%) Unix
7 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.45%) CentOS
14 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) Debian
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.075%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (36.10%) Web Development
2 346 (26.07%) Front End Development
3 265 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (16.50%) MVC
4 219 (16.50%) SEO
5 181 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 131 (9.87%) OO
7 123 (9.27%) OOP
8 120 (9.04%) Content Management
9 99 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
10 96 (7.23%) Analytics
10 96 (7.23%) Web Design
11 93 (7.01%) Open Source
12 91 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
13 82 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 81 (6.10%) OO PHP
15 64 (4.82%) Project Management
16 62 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
17 52 (3.92%) TDD
18 49 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 989 (74.53%) PHP
2 912 (68.73%) JavaScript
3 110 (8.29%) SQL
4 87 (6.56%) Java
5 86 (6.48%) C#
6 49 (3.69%) Ruby
7 31 (2.34%) Python
8 26 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 26 (1.96%) PHP 7
9 25 (1.88%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.81%) PHP 5
11 22 (1.66%) ES6
12 18 (1.36%) C++
13 13 (0.98%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.83%) C
15 10 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 10 (0.75%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.45%) Perl
17 5 (0.38%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (7.46%) Degree
2 13 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.53%) CCNA
3 7 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.38%) CCIE
6 3 (0.23%) MCSD
7 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.075%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.075%) Analytics IQ
8 1 (0.075%) CISM
8 1 (0.075%) CISSP
8 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.075%) MCSA
8 1 (0.075%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.075%) SANS
8 1 (0.075%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.58%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) SLA
2 9 (0.68%) WCAG
3 3 (0.23%) WAI
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (2.71%) Docker
2 14 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.53%) vSphere
5 5 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.15%) Firmware
7 2 (0.15%) Gluster
8 1 (0.075%) Postfix
8 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.075%) Varnish
8 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.075%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.075%) Xen
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (2.41%) cPanel
2 23 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.21%) Puppet
4 13 (0.98%) vRealize
5 8 (0.60%) Kibana
6 7 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.45%) Plesk
8 5 (0.38%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) Ansible
10 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.15%) Terraform
11 1 (0.075%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.075%) Icinga
11 1 (0.075%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 166 (12.51%) Adobe
2 98 (7.39%) Google
3 83 (6.25%) Zend
4 76 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 63 (4.75%) WooCommerce
6 24 (1.81%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.73%) BuddyPress
8 21 (1.58%) Twitter
9 17 (1.28%) Facebook
10 16 (1.21%) Apple
11 15 (1.13%) VMware
12 11 (0.83%) Cisco
13 10 (0.75%) Cognos
13 10 (0.75%) PayPal
13 10 (0.75%) Sage
14 9 (0.68%) Capita
14 9 (0.68%) Interwoven
15 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.53%) Demandware
16 7 (0.53%) Optimizely