Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 372 487 463
Rank change year-on-year +115 -24 -53
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 715 393 853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 3.58% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 533 335 735
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £64,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

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 12,154 10,981 20,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.55% 14.23% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,618 8,790 16,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,375
25th Percentile £40,750 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +79 239 £52,500 +3.45% 33
South East +79 189 £40,000 +33.33% 36
North of England +4 98 £35,000 -6.67% 61
South West -32 91 £37,500 +7.14% 21
North West +6 62 £40,000 +1.91% 23
Midlands -8 53 £35,000 -6.67% 35
West Midlands -11 38 £35,000 +12.00% 19
Yorkshire -30 34 £33,750 -10.00% 32
East of England -12 24 £34,250 +5.38% 11
East Midlands -22 15 £35,000 -12.50% 16
North East - 2 £32,500 - 6
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 478 (66.85%) PHP
2 463 (64.76%) JavaScript
3 422 (59.02%) HTML
4 396 (55.38%) CSS
5 231 (32.31%) Web Development
6 225 (31.47%) CMS
7 201 (28.11%) MySQL
8 194 (27.13%) Laravel
9 188 (26.29%) Git (software)
9 188 (26.29%) Social Skills
10 158 (22.10%) Marketing
11 157 (21.96%) E-Commerce
12 140 (19.58%) User Experience
13 137 (19.16%) Vue.js
14 131 (18.32%) Front End Development
15 130 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 127 (17.76%) Drupal
17 125 (17.48%) React
18 121 (16.92%) Sass
19 117 (16.36%) AWS
20 116 (16.22%) jQuery
21 115 (16.08%) Magento
21 115 (16.08%) HTML5
22 107 (14.97%) SEO
23 100 (13.99%) Node.js
24 96 (13.43%) AngularJS
25 90 (12.59%) CSS3
26 88 (12.31%) Docker
26 88 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
27 87 (12.17%) Linux

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
1 225 (31.47%) CMS
2 127 (17.76%) Drupal
3 35 (4.90%) Apache
4 29 (4.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 28 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 24 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 22 (3.08%) Joomla!
8 19 (2.66%) Confluence
9 16 (2.24%) IIS
10 13 (1.82%) nginx
11 12 (1.68%) Kentico
12 11 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (1.54%) EPiServer
13 9 (1.26%) Headless CMS
14 8 (1.12%) MediaWiki
15 6 (0.84%) MODX
16 4 (0.56%) Moodle
17 2 (0.28%) Gunicorn
17 2 (0.28%) Jadu
17 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (6.15%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.38%) Adobe XD
4 15 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.84%) Figma
6 6 (0.84%) InDesign
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.28%) Sketch
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.14%) InVision
10 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 115 (16.08%) Magento
2 44 (6.15%) Shopify
3 17 (2.38%) OpenCart
4 12 (1.68%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (1.54%) nopCommerce
6 5 (0.70%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.42%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.14%) Yoast SEO
Cloud Services
1 117 (16.36%) AWS
2 82 (11.47%) SaaS
3 60 (8.39%) Azure
4 59 (8.25%) GitHub
5 40 (5.59%) npm
6 35 (4.90%) Google Analytics
7 33 (4.62%) Amazon S3
7 33 (4.62%) Asana
8 30 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 27 (3.78%) Yarn
11 21 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (2.80%) Serverless
13 18 (2.52%) Microsoft 365
14 16 (2.24%) CloudFront
14 16 (2.24%) Route 53
14 16 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (2.10%) AdWords
15 15 (2.10%) GCP
15 15 (2.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.15%) DNS
2 16 (2.24%) Internet
3 12 (1.68%) Intranet
3 12 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.54%) HTTP
5 9 (1.26%) Firewall
5 9 (1.26%) SSH
5 9 (1.26%) VoIP
6 8 (1.12%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.70%) IPv4
7 5 (0.70%) IPv6
7 5 (0.70%) SSL
8 4 (0.56%) VLAN
9 3 (0.42%) DHCP
9 3 (0.42%) IPsec
9 3 (0.42%) VPN
10 2 (0.28%) Extranet
10 2 (0.28%) FTP
10 2 (0.28%) SAN
10 2 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (28.11%) MySQL
2 41 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.78%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 18 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.38%) MariaDB
6 10 (1.40%) Redis
7 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.14%) Power BI
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 188 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 75 (10.49%) Grunt
3 59 (8.25%) gulp
4 44 (6.15%) JIRA
5 41 (5.73%) webpack
6 28 (3.92%) Bitbucket
7 22 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 19 (2.66%) CasperJS
8 19 (2.66%) PhantomJS
8 19 (2.66%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.54%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.26%) Firebug
11 6 (0.84%) Storybook
12 5 (0.70%) Selenium
12 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.56%) PhpStorm
13 4 (0.56%) PHPUnit
14 3 (0.42%) Babel
15 2 (0.28%) CircleCI
General
1 188 (26.29%) Social Skills
2 158 (22.10%) Marketing
3 49 (6.85%) Finance
4 35 (4.90%) Retail
5 30 (4.20%) Organisational Skills
6 17 (2.38%) Advertising
6 17 (2.38%) Publishing
7 16 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.26%) Games
9 8 (1.12%) Legal
10 7 (0.98%) Public Sector
11 6 (0.84%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) Bulgarian Language
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 555 (77.62%) Developer
2 172 (24.06%) PHP Developer
3 127 (17.76%) Senior Developer
4 118 (16.50%) WordPress Developer
5 107 (14.97%) Web Developer
6 82 (11.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 68 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 54 (7.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 38 (5.31%) Junior
10 36 (5.03%) Junior Developer
10 36 (5.03%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 32 (4.48%) Backend Developer
12 31 (4.34%) Designer
13 25 (3.50%) Lead Developer
13 25 (3.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 23 (3.22%) React Developer
15 21 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
15 21 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
16 19 (2.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (59.02%) HTML
2 396 (55.38%) CSS
3 194 (27.13%) Laravel
4 137 (19.16%) Vue.js
5 125 (17.48%) React
6 121 (16.92%) Sass
7 116 (16.22%) jQuery
8 115 (16.08%) HTML5
9 100 (13.99%) Node.js
10 96 (13.43%) AngularJS
11 90 (12.59%) CSS3
12 86 (12.03%) Symfony
13 65 (9.09%) LAMP
14 55 (7.69%) React Native
15 48 (6.71%) Yii
16 47 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 45 (6.29%) CodeIgniter
18 35 (4.90%) .NET
18 35 (4.90%) Web Services
19 32 (4.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 140 (19.58%) User Experience
2 43 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.45%) Social Media
4 36 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (4.34%) Animation
6 26 (3.64%) Blog
7 20 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.96%) NHS
9 13 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.54%) Graphic Design
12 10 (1.40%) BYOD
12 10 (1.40%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.12%) Life Science
15 7 (0.98%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.84%) Xbox
17 5 (0.70%) Digital Media
17 5 (0.70%) Motion Graphics
18 4 (0.56%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.17%) Linux
2 40 (5.59%) Windows
3 30 (4.20%) Android
4 29 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.78%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.22%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.70%) CentOS
10 5 (0.70%) Fedora
11 4 (0.56%) Debian
11 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.28%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (32.31%) Web Development
2 157 (21.96%) E-Commerce
3 131 (18.32%) Front End Development
4 130 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (14.97%) SEO
6 88 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (10.35%) DevOps
7 74 (10.35%) Digital Marketing
8 70 (9.79%) MVC
9 57 (7.97%) Project Management
10 55 (7.69%) Content Management
11 50 (6.99%) Requirements Gathering
12 44 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 41 (5.73%) Data Privacy
13 41 (5.73%) Mentoring
14 40 (5.59%) Analytics
15 38 (5.31%) CRM
16 35 (4.90%) Test Automation
17 33 (4.62%) OO
18 32 (4.48%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 478 (66.85%) PHP
2 463 (64.76%) JavaScript
3 79 (11.05%) SQL
4 43 (6.01%) ES6
5 42 (5.87%) C#
5 42 (5.87%) Python
6 32 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 28 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 26 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.10%) Ruby
10 11 (1.54%) Java
10 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.26%) PHP 7
12 8 (1.12%) C
13 5 (0.70%) Dart
14 4 (0.56%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.42%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (4.34%) Degree
2 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.59%) Accessibility
2 26 (3.64%) QA
3 11 (1.54%) WAI
4 8 (1.12%) GDPR
5 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (12.31%) Docker
2 12 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) Varnish
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) vSphere
4 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.66%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.96%) Terraform
3 10 (1.40%) Icinga
4 8 (1.12%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.56%) Ansible
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (10.77%) Google
2 75 (10.49%) Adobe
3 68 (9.51%) WooCommerce
4 44 (6.15%) Zend
5 39 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 36 (5.03%) Sitecore
7 29 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.66%) DoubleClick
8 19 (2.66%) Sage
9 16 (2.24%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.96%) SAP
10 14 (1.96%) Twitter
11 13 (1.82%) Facebook
12 12 (1.68%) hybris
13 8 (1.12%) Hootsuite
14 7 (0.98%) HubSpot
15 6 (0.84%) Apple
15 6 (0.84%) YouTube
16 4 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 3 (0.42%) Zoho