Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 449 418
Rank change year-on-year -12 -31 -1
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 387 902 1,251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 4.37% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 369 838 1,165
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
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 10,326 20,640 27,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.20% 15.09% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,271 16,365 22,564
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,925
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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
London +18 115 £52,500 +10.53% 12
South East +66 88 £30,000 -14.29% 15
North of England +61 74 £40,000 +19.40% 29
South West +63 61 £35,000 +16.67% 10
North West +57 41 £45,000 +34.33% 16
Yorkshire +84 33 £38,500 +10.00% 10
Midlands +51 24 £35,000 +11.11% 16
East of England +54 22 £32,500 -7.14% 10
West Midlands +56 16 £35,000 +16.67% 8
East Midlands +42 8 £40,000 +23.08% 8
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 299 (77.26%) JavaScript
2 288 (74.42%) HTML
3 283 (73.13%) CSS
4 266 (68.73%) PHP
5 141 (36.43%) MySQL
5 141 (36.43%) CMS
6 138 (35.66%) Web Development
7 101 (26.10%) Git (software)
8 99 (25.58%) jQuery
9 90 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (23.26%) React
10 89 (23.00%) HTML5
11 79 (20.41%) AngularJS
11 79 (20.41%) Marketing
12 78 (20.16%) Sass
12 78 (20.16%) Front End Development
13 76 (19.64%) Node.js
14 73 (18.86%) User Experience
15 65 (16.80%) Laravel
15 65 (16.80%) Magento
16 61 (15.76%) Symfony
17 59 (15.25%) CSS3
18 55 (14.21%) Drupal
18 55 (14.21%) E-Commerce
19 53 (13.70%) Vue.js
19 53 (13.70%) gulp
20 45 (11.63%) webpack
21 44 (11.37%) Content Management
22 43 (11.11%) Linux
23 38 (9.82%) XML

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
1 141 (36.43%) CMS
2 55 (14.21%) Drupal
3 26 (6.72%) Joomla!
4 23 (5.94%) Apache
5 17 (4.39%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.10%) nginx
7 11 (2.84%) Jadu
8 10 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.81%) SilverStripe
10 6 (1.55%) Kentico
10 6 (1.55%) Moodle
10 6 (1.55%) SAS
11 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.52%) Confluence
12 2 (0.52%) IIS
12 2 (0.52%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.26%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 19 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.36%) Sketch
3 12 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.78%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.78%) InDesign
5 3 (0.78%) InVision
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.52%) Figma
7 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.26%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 65 (16.80%) Magento
2 17 (4.39%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (2.84%) Shopify
4 6 (1.55%) Eloqua
5 4 (1.03%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.78%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.52%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.01%) npm
2 27 (6.98%) Azure
3 20 (5.17%) Yarn
4 19 (4.91%) GitHub
5 18 (4.65%) AWS
6 13 (3.36%) GCP
6 13 (3.36%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.29%) Google Docs
8 4 (1.03%) MailChimp
8 4 (1.03%) Zapier
9 3 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.78%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.78%) SaaS
9 3 (0.78%) Serverless
10 2 (0.52%) Azure LUIS
10 2 (0.52%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.17%) DNS
2 14 (3.62%) Internet
3 3 (0.78%) Firewall
3 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) LAN
3 3 (0.78%) WAN
4 2 (0.52%) DHCP
4 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.52%) SAN
4 2 (0.52%) SNMP
4 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (36.43%) MySQL
2 15 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.33%) MariaDB
4 7 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.78%) DB2
7 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 101 (26.10%) Git (software)
2 53 (13.70%) gulp
3 45 (11.63%) webpack
4 24 (6.20%) Grunt
5 18 (4.65%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.36%) git-flow
7 9 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.07%) Xdebug
9 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.81%) JIRA
9 7 (1.81%) Selenium
10 6 (1.55%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.29%) Robot Framework
11 5 (1.29%) Subversion
12 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.78%) Mocha
General
1 79 (20.41%) Marketing
2 31 (8.01%) Finance
3 14 (3.62%) Retail
4 12 (3.10%) Games
5 11 (2.84%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.58%) Advertising
7 5 (1.29%) iGaming
7 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 325 (83.98%) Developer
2 99 (25.58%) PHP Developer
3 74 (19.12%) Web Developer
4 72 (18.60%) WordPress Developer
5 50 (12.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 41 (10.59%) Senior Developer
7 37 (9.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (8.79%) PHP Web Developer
9 21 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.91%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 18 (4.65%) Junior
11 18 (4.65%) Junior Developer
12 16 (4.13%) Designer
12 16 (4.13%) Drupal Developer
12 16 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (4.13%) HTML Developer
13 14 (3.62%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.36%) Analyst
14 13 (3.36%) Backend Developer
14 13 (3.36%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (74.42%) HTML
2 283 (73.13%) CSS
3 99 (25.58%) jQuery
4 90 (23.26%) React
5 89 (23.00%) HTML5
6 79 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 78 (20.16%) Sass
8 76 (19.64%) Node.js
9 65 (16.80%) Laravel
10 61 (15.76%) Symfony
11 59 (15.25%) CSS3
12 53 (13.70%) Vue.js
13 38 (9.82%) XML
14 36 (9.30%) LAMP
15 32 (8.27%) JSON
15 32 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (7.75%) Ajax
16 30 (7.75%) REST
17 26 (6.72%) .NET
18 24 (6.20%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.86%) User Experience
2 27 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.07%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.07%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.29%) Animation
6 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.29%) NHS
6 5 (1.29%) Social Media
6 5 (1.29%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
8 2 (0.52%) W3C
9 1 (0.26%) Blog
9 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.11%) Linux
2 33 (8.53%) Android
3 32 (8.27%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.39%) Windows
5 10 (2.58%) CentOS
6 8 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.55%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.26%) Unix
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.66%) Web Development
2 90 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (20.16%) Front End Development
4 55 (14.21%) E-Commerce
5 44 (11.37%) Content Management
6 37 (9.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 34 (8.79%) OO
7 34 (8.79%) SEO
8 31 (8.01%) Scrum
9 30 (7.75%) MVC
10 28 (7.24%) DevOps
11 27 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (6.46%) Mentoring
13 23 (5.94%) Project Delivery
13 23 (5.94%) Project Management
14 21 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (5.43%) Web Design
15 20 (5.17%) Workflow
16 19 (4.91%) CRM
16 19 (4.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 299 (77.26%) JavaScript
2 266 (68.73%) PHP
3 35 (9.04%) ES6
4 29 (7.49%) SQL
5 25 (6.46%) C#
6 24 (6.20%) Python
7 18 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 17 (4.39%) Java
9 14 (3.62%) PHP 7
10 9 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.07%) Ruby
12 7 (1.81%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.03%) C
13 4 (1.03%) Perl
13 4 (1.03%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (6.20%) Degree
2 13 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.03%) MCP
4 2 (0.52%) CCNA
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) CCNP
5 1 (0.26%) CEH
5 1 (0.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.26%) ECSA
5 1 (0.26%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.26%) MCSA
5 1 (0.26%) MCSE
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.55%) QA
1 6 (1.55%) WCAG
2 4 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (3.62%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.10%) cPanel
2 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.55%) Terraform
3 4 (1.03%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) Plesk
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (6.98%) Google
2 26 (6.72%) Adobe
3 19 (4.91%) Zend
4 16 (4.13%) WooCommerce
5 12 (3.10%) HubSpot
6 11 (2.84%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 10 (2.58%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.07%) Pardot
9 7 (1.81%) Marketo
10 4 (1.03%) VMware
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle
11 3 (0.78%) Zoho
12 2 (0.52%) Aruba
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco
12 2 (0.52%) Concur
12 2 (0.52%) hybris
12 2 (0.52%) Meraki
12 2 (0.52%) Sage
12 2 (0.52%) Splunk