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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 556 369 488
Rank change year-on-year -187 +119 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 799 765 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 6.44% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 501 550 322
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £50,711
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

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 18,928 11,876 9,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.71% 12.57% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,463 8,240 7,537
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -179 328 £45,000 -12.62% 22
South East -40 244 £45,000 +12.50% 15
North of England -73 95 £50,000 +42.86% 19
South West -60 68 £43,750 +16.67% 17
Yorkshire -35 54 £50,000 +42.86% 9
North West -90 33 £50,000 +37.93% 10
Midlands -97 29 £35,000 +0.72% 12
West Midlands -88 22 £43,750 +43.44% 7
East of England -94 18 £35,000 +2.19% 6
North East -17 8 £50,000 -
East Midlands -42 7 £32,500 -10.34% 5
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 527 (65.96%) PHP
2 470 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 385 (48.19%) HTML
4 370 (46.31%) CSS
5 350 (43.80%) React
6 292 (36.55%) Agile
7 283 (35.42%) Web Development
8 240 (30.04%) CMS
8 240 (30.04%) Laravel
9 236 (29.54%) MySQL
10 232 (29.04%) Vue.js
11 220 (27.53%) Marketing
12 216 (27.03%) Full Stack Development
13 215 (26.91%) User Experience
14 210 (26.28%) Git (software)
15 185 (23.15%) Google
16 163 (20.40%) Sass
17 154 (19.27%) SEO
18 151 (18.90%) Analytics
19 147 (18.40%) AngularJS
20 137 (17.15%) Social Skills
21 129 (16.15%) Docker
22 124 (15.52%) Accessibility
23 116 (14.52%) HTML5
24 112 (14.02%) Drupal
25 110 (13.77%) Linux
26 107 (13.39%) jQuery
27 105 (13.14%) AWS
27 105 (13.14%) Software Engineering
28 103 (12.89%) React Native

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
1 240 (30.04%) CMS
2 112 (14.02%) Drupal
3 72 (9.01%) Apache
4 29 (3.63%) Umbraco
5 19 (2.38%) Joomla!
6 12 (1.50%) nginx
6 12 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.25%) Headless CMS
7 10 (1.25%) IIS
8 9 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.63%) Confluence
10 4 (0.50%) Kentico
10 4 (0.50%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.38%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.25%) PrestaShop
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.13%) Jadu
13 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 31 (3.88%) Sketch
2 25 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 21 (2.63%) InVision
4 9 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.88%) UserZoom
6 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.63%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.38%) InDesign
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 59 (7.38%) Magento
2 22 (2.75%) Shopify
2 22 (2.75%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.63%) OpenCart
4 4 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 105 (13.14%) AWS
2 68 (8.51%) GCP
3 57 (7.13%) Google Analytics
4 46 (5.76%) Figma
5 42 (5.26%) npm
6 41 (5.13%) Azure
7 37 (4.63%) GitHub
8 26 (3.25%) Microsoft 365
9 21 (2.63%) Google Tag Manager
10 20 (2.50%) Serverless
11 18 (2.25%) SaaS
12 17 (2.13%) Yarn
13 16 (2.00%) Slack
14 15 (1.88%) Google Workspace
15 13 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (1.50%) Amazon S3
17 10 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
17 10 (1.25%) MailChimp
18 9 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (1.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.51%) DNS
2 23 (2.88%) SSL
3 11 (1.38%) Internet
4 10 (1.25%) Firewall
4 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.25%) VPN
5 9 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (1.13%) DHCP
5 9 (1.13%) IPsec
5 9 (1.13%) VLAN
5 9 (1.13%) VoIP
5 9 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (1.00%) Intranet
6 8 (1.00%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) DKIM
7 1 (0.13%) DMARC
7 1 (0.13%) NFC
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (29.54%) MySQL
2 31 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.38%) MariaDB
6 8 (1.00%) Power BI
7 6 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.75%) Spork
8 5 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.38%) DynamoDB
10 3 (0.38%) Mixpanel
10 3 (0.38%) Redis
10 3 (0.38%) Tableau
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.13%) Big Data
12 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 210 (26.28%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.76%) GitLab
3 46 (5.76%) Cypress.io
4 44 (5.51%) webpack
5 40 (5.01%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.76%) gulp
6 38 (4.76%) JIRA
7 30 (3.75%) Grunt
7 30 (3.75%) PHPUnit
8 27 (3.38%) Selenium
9 23 (2.88%) Xdebug
10 22 (2.75%) Travis CI
11 20 (2.50%) Browser DevTools
12 17 (2.13%) Babel
12 17 (2.13%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.38%) Axure RP
15 10 (1.25%) Firebug
15 10 (1.25%) Postman
15 10 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 220 (27.53%) Marketing
2 137 (17.15%) Social Skills
3 67 (8.39%) Finance
4 64 (8.01%) Manufacturing
5 58 (7.26%) Advertising
6 46 (5.76%) Publishing
7 38 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 35 (4.38%) Organisational Skills
9 21 (2.63%) Games
10 20 (2.50%) Retail
11 13 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
12 11 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (1.38%) Legal
12 11 (1.38%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.00%) Banking
15 7 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (0.63%) Electronics
16 5 (0.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 567 (70.96%) Developer
2 164 (20.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 160 (20.03%) PHP Developer
4 78 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 77 (9.64%) WordPress Developer
6 54 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 49 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 31 (3.88%) Designer
9 30 (3.75%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 26 (3.25%) UX Designer
11 24 (3.00%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.00%) Drupal Developer
11 24 (3.00%) Project Manager
11 24 (3.00%) Software Engineer
12 22 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (2.50%) Analyst
14 19 (2.38%) Junior
14 19 (2.38%) Junior Developer
15 16 (2.00%) Magento Developer
15 16 (2.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (48.19%) HTML
2 370 (46.31%) CSS
3 350 (43.80%) React
4 240 (30.04%) Laravel
5 232 (29.04%) Vue.js
6 163 (20.40%) Sass
7 147 (18.40%) AngularJS
8 116 (14.52%) HTML5
9 107 (13.39%) jQuery
10 103 (12.89%) React Native
11 86 (10.76%) CSS3
12 85 (10.64%) RESTful
13 77 (9.64%) Node.js
14 65 (8.14%) LAMP
15 57 (7.13%) Symfony
16 40 (5.01%) Ajax
17 39 (4.88%) .NET
18 34 (4.26%) Next.js
19 32 (4.01%) REST
19 32 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 215 (26.91%) User Experience
2 81 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (5.51%) 3D Printing
3 44 (5.51%) Industry 4.0
4 39 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (3.00%) BBC
7 22 (2.75%) Social Media
8 15 (1.88%) Blog
9 13 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.63%) NHS
9 13 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
10 11 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.38%) e-Learning
11 10 (1.25%) Graphic Design
12 9 (1.13%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.88%) IoT
15 6 (0.75%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.77%) Linux
2 58 (7.26%) Windows
3 19 (2.38%) Android
4 15 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.13%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.88%) Unix
9 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (36.55%) Agile
2 283 (35.42%) Web Development
3 216 (27.03%) Full Stack Development
4 154 (19.27%) SEO
5 151 (18.90%) Analytics
6 105 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 100 (12.52%) Test Automation
8 99 (12.39%) Project Management
9 98 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (11.39%) UX Design
11 87 (10.89%) Front End Development
12 80 (10.01%) DevOps
13 79 (9.89%) CI/CD
14 76 (9.51%) E-Commerce
15 74 (9.26%) OO
16 72 (9.01%) Mentoring
17 70 (8.76%) Artificial Intelligence
18 65 (8.14%) TDD
19 55 (6.88%) Product Roadmap
20 53 (6.63%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 527 (65.96%) PHP
2 470 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 70 (8.76%) SQL
4 69 (8.64%) Python
5 48 (6.01%) ES6
6 46 (5.76%) C#
7 40 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 22 (2.75%) Java
9 14 (1.75%) Go
10 11 (1.38%) Ruby
11 9 (1.13%) Bash
12 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.63%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.50%) ES7
15 3 (0.38%) C++
16 2 (0.25%) Delphi
16 2 (0.25%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.13%) Google Apps Script
17 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (8.14%) Degree
2 28 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (15.52%) Accessibility
2 33 (4.13%) QA
3 12 (1.50%) GDPR
4 7 (0.88%) WCAG
5 6 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.50%) WAI
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) PSD2
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 129 (16.15%) Docker
2 10 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.38%) cPanel
3 12 (1.50%) Terraform
4 9 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 185 (23.15%) Google
2 44 (5.51%) Adobe
3 42 (5.26%) WooCommerce
4 36 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (3.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (2.88%) Apple
7 10 (1.25%) VMware
8 9 (1.13%) Cisco
8 9 (1.13%) Facebook
8 9 (1.13%) HubSpot
8 9 (1.13%) Meraki
8 9 (1.13%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.88%) Hotjar
9 7 (0.88%) Zend
10 6 (0.75%) Blackboard
10 6 (0.75%) Yahoo!
11 5 (0.63%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.63%) Netlify
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle
12 4 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud