Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 354 435 437
Rank change year-on-year +81 +2 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 948 273 929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.42% 4.08% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 650 231 784
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £50,750 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,625 £65,000 £60,175
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%

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 14,764 6,684 19,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.79% 14.24% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9,562 5,524 15,625
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 +14 362 £50,000 -4.76% 56
South East +20 266 £35,000 -22.22% 25
South West -37 97 £40,000 +14.29% 22
Midlands -61 96 £35,000 +4.48% 27
North of England -89 84 £37,500 -6.25% 45
West Midlands -38 70 £34,317 +14.39% 16
North West -78 46 £39,484 -12.26% 29
Yorkshire -90 38 £35,000 -6.67% 11
East Midlands -62 26 £40,000 +16.79% 11
East of England -84 26 £42,500 -5.56% 12
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 669 (70.57%) JavaScript
2 648 (68.35%) PHP
3 611 (64.45%) HTML
4 579 (61.08%) CSS
5 358 (37.76%) Web Development
6 338 (35.65%) CMS
7 275 (29.01%) MySQL
8 265 (27.95%) React
9 264 (27.85%) Git (software)
10 245 (25.84%) User Experience
11 244 (25.74%) Full Stack Development
12 243 (25.63%) Laravel
13 232 (24.47%) Marketing
14 227 (23.95%) Social Skills
15 189 (19.94%) SEO
15 189 (19.94%) Front End Development
16 184 (19.41%) Sass
17 175 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
18 164 (17.30%) E-Commerce
19 156 (16.46%) jQuery
20 147 (15.51%) Drupal
21 145 (15.30%) CSS3
22 143 (15.08%) HTML5
23 127 (13.40%) Node.js
24 126 (13.29%) AWS
25 122 (12.87%) WooCommerce
26 116 (12.24%) Magento
27 113 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
27 113 (11.92%) Vue.js
28 112 (11.81%) Google

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
1 338 (35.65%) CMS
2 147 (15.51%) Drupal
3 67 (7.07%) Apache
4 30 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 29 (3.06%) Headless CMS
6 28 (2.95%) Joomla!
6 28 (2.95%) Umbraco
7 27 (2.85%) nginx
8 25 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (2.00%) Confluence
10 18 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.69%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.69%) MODX
12 13 (1.37%) IIS
13 10 (1.05%) MediaWiki
14 8 (0.84%) Kentico
15 6 (0.63%) Moodle
16 3 (0.32%) Gunicorn
17 2 (0.21%) Jadu
17 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (4.22%) Figma
1 40 (4.22%) Photoshop
2 38 (4.01%) Adobe XD
3 28 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (2.00%) Sketch
5 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 116 (12.24%) Magento
2 68 (7.17%) Shopify
3 15 (1.58%) WebTrends
4 11 (1.16%) OpenCart
4 11 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (1.16%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (0.11%) Yoast SEO
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.29%) AWS
2 74 (7.81%) Azure
3 67 (7.07%) SaaS
4 59 (6.22%) GitHub
5 57 (6.01%) GCP
6 35 (3.69%) Amazon S3
7 33 (3.48%) Google Analytics
8 31 (3.27%) Firebase
9 30 (3.16%) Serverless
10 28 (2.95%) npm
11 27 (2.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 26 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (1.90%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (1.90%) MailChimp
15 17 (1.79%) IaaS
15 17 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
15 17 (1.79%) PaaS
15 17 (1.79%) Route 53
16 16 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (9.28%) DNS
2 37 (3.90%) Internet
3 31 (3.27%) SSL
4 18 (1.90%) Firewall
5 17 (1.79%) HTTP
6 15 (1.58%) Bluetooth
6 15 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.48%) Intranet
8 12 (1.27%) VLAN
8 12 (1.27%) VoIP
9 11 (1.16%) DHCP
9 11 (1.16%) IPsec
9 11 (1.16%) VPN
10 10 (1.05%) IPv4
10 10 (1.05%) IPv6
11 8 (0.84%) SSH
11 8 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.53%) SMS
13 3 (0.32%) FTP
13 3 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (29.01%) MySQL
2 55 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 42 (4.43%) MongoDB
4 41 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.43%) MariaDB
5 23 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.90%) Redis
7 17 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (0.63%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.32%) Power BI
11 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.11%) Informix
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 264 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.01%) webpack
3 49 (5.17%) Grunt
4 48 (5.06%) gulp
5 32 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 31 (3.27%) JIRA
7 26 (2.74%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.69%) Selenium
9 14 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.37%) PHPUnit
11 11 (1.16%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
12 10 (1.05%) Travis CI
13 9 (0.95%) Firebug
13 9 (0.95%) Storybook
14 7 (0.74%) CasperJS
14 7 (0.74%) PhantomJS
14 7 (0.74%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.63%) CircleCI
16 5 (0.53%) Postman
General
1 232 (24.47%) Marketing
2 227 (23.95%) Social Skills
3 61 (6.43%) Finance
4 42 (4.43%) Publishing
5 41 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (4.01%) Organisational Skills
7 29 (3.06%) Retail
8 25 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (2.22%) Games
10 18 (1.90%) Advertising
11 12 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 11 (1.16%) Legal
13 9 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.63%) Back Office
14 6 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (0.63%) Law
15 5 (0.53%) Automotive
16 4 (0.42%) iGaming
16 4 (0.42%) Public Sector
17 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 776 (81.86%) Developer
2 191 (20.15%) PHP Developer
3 172 (18.14%) WordPress Developer
4 168 (17.72%) Web Developer
5 166 (17.51%) Senior Developer
6 143 (15.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 107 (11.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 52 (5.49%) Backend Developer
9 44 (4.64%) Junior
10 43 (4.54%) Junior Developer
10 43 (4.54%) Senior PHP Developer
11 37 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
12 31 (3.27%) Designer
12 31 (3.27%) React Developer
13 30 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 28 (2.95%) PHP WordPress Developer
15 28 (2.95%) Senior WordPress Developer
16 21 (2.22%) PHP Web Developer
17 20 (2.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (64.45%) HTML
2 579 (61.08%) CSS
3 265 (27.95%) React
4 243 (25.63%) Laravel
5 184 (19.41%) Sass
6 156 (16.46%) jQuery
7 145 (15.30%) CSS3
8 143 (15.08%) HTML5
9 127 (13.40%) Node.js
10 113 (11.92%) Vue.js
11 108 (11.39%) Symfony
12 92 (9.70%) AngularJS
12 92 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 77 (8.12%) LAMP
14 72 (7.59%) React Native
15 66 (6.96%) REST
16 62 (6.54%) JSON
17 60 (6.33%) RESTful
18 50 (5.27%) XML
19 49 (5.17%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 245 (25.84%) User Experience
2 56 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (4.01%) Animation
5 29 (3.06%) Social Media
6 25 (2.64%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.22%) Blog
8 15 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
9 11 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 11 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
9 11 (1.16%) W3C
10 10 (1.05%) BYOD
10 10 (1.05%) Life Science
11 9 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.84%) Legacy Code
12 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.65%) Linux
2 55 (5.80%) Android
3 54 (5.70%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.32%) Ubuntu
4 22 (2.32%) Windows
5 16 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (1.05%) CentOS
9 10 (1.05%) Fedora
10 2 (0.21%) Debian
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.21%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (37.76%) Web Development
2 244 (25.74%) Full Stack Development
3 189 (19.94%) Front End Development
3 189 (19.94%) SEO
4 175 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (17.30%) E-Commerce
6 113 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
7 105 (11.08%) Content Management
8 100 (10.55%) MVC
9 95 (10.02%) Digital Marketing
10 83 (8.76%) Project Management
10 83 (8.76%) Unit Testing
11 82 (8.65%) DevOps
12 75 (7.91%) OO
13 67 (7.07%) TDD
14 64 (6.75%) Wireframes
15 63 (6.65%) Web Design
16 53 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
17 51 (5.38%) Time Management
18 49 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 669 (70.57%) JavaScript
2 648 (68.35%) PHP
3 106 (11.18%) SQL
4 59 (6.22%) TypeScript
5 56 (5.91%) Python
6 48 (5.06%) C#
7 37 (3.90%) ES6
8 24 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 23 (2.43%) Java
10 19 (2.00%) Ruby
10 19 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.74%) C++
13 6 (0.63%) VB
14 5 (0.53%) Dart
15 4 (0.42%) C
16 3 (0.32%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.21%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (3.38%) Degree
2 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.42%) ISEB
7 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.81%) Accessibility
2 29 (3.06%) QA
3 12 (1.27%) WCAG
4 9 (0.95%) GDPR
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 79 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.16%) vSphere
4 10 (1.05%) Varnish
5 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.48%) Puppet
2 14 (1.48%) Terraform
3 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (1.05%) HAProxy
4 10 (1.05%) Icinga
5 5 (0.53%) Ansible
6 2 (0.21%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) Bitnami
7 1 (0.11%) Consul
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Packer
7 1 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 122 (12.87%) WooCommerce
2 112 (11.81%) Google
3 95 (10.02%) Adobe
4 53 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 38 (4.01%) Zend
6 32 (3.38%) Sitecore
7 28 (2.95%) Sage
8 26 (2.74%) Apple
9 24 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 12 (1.27%) HubSpot
12 11 (1.16%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.16%) Sophos
12 11 (1.16%) VMware
13 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.84%) Oracle
13 8 (0.84%) Twitter
14 7 (0.74%) Facebook
14 7 (0.74%) Huawei
14 7 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud