Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 473 445
Rank change year-on-year +127 -28 -30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 580 619 927
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.27% 3.83% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 628 569 876
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 9,248 16,163 21,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.65% 14.43% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,370 13,136 17,406
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,455 £28,375
90th Percentile £88,075 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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
South East +120 157 £40,000 +28.00% 20
London +146 150 £55,000 +15.79% 41
North of England +63 106 £37,500 +15.38% 72
North West +67 67 £45,000 +28.57% 47
South West +10 66 £37,500 - 30
Midlands +59 62 £40,000 +14.29% 45
East Midlands +59 43 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Yorkshire +17 34 £35,750 +13.49% 17
East of England +65 24 £40,000 +6.67% 13
West Midlands +29 19 £45,000 +28.57% 31
North East +10 5 £30,000 -6.25% 8
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 374 (64.48%) PHP
2 354 (61.03%) JavaScript
3 345 (59.48%) HTML
4 327 (56.38%) CSS
5 216 (37.24%) CMS
6 189 (32.59%) Git (software)
7 183 (31.55%) Web Development
8 155 (26.72%) MySQL
9 130 (22.41%) jQuery
10 124 (21.38%) E-Commerce
11 119 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
11 119 (20.52%) Magento
12 112 (19.31%) Sass
12 112 (19.31%) Marketing
13 110 (18.97%) Laravel
14 103 (17.76%) Vue.js
15 97 (16.72%) Front End Development
16 94 (16.21%) Drupal
17 93 (16.03%) React
17 93 (16.03%) HTML5
18 92 (15.86%) Node.js
19 76 (13.10%) User Experience
20 75 (12.93%) AWS
21 74 (12.76%) Linux
22 73 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
23 70 (12.07%) SEO
24 67 (11.55%) AngularJS
25 66 (11.38%) Azure
26 65 (11.21%) MVC
27 64 (11.03%) DevOps

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
1 216 (37.24%) CMS
2 94 (16.21%) Drupal
3 29 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 28 (4.83%) Joomla!
4 28 (4.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.45%) Apache
6 18 (3.10%) IIS
6 18 (3.10%) Kentico
7 14 (2.41%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.38%) Confluence
8 8 (1.38%) Jadu
9 7 (1.21%) Headless CMS
9 7 (1.21%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Moodle
10 2 (0.34%) PrestaShop
11 1 (0.17%) concrete5
11 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.17%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 49 (8.45%) Photoshop
2 19 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 18 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (2.59%) Adobe XD
5 9 (1.55%) InDesign
6 8 (1.38%) Figma
6 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.52%) Sketch
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.17%) InVision
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 119 (20.52%) Magento
2 39 (6.72%) Shopify
3 24 (4.14%) OpenCart
4 20 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (2.41%) nopCommerce
6 8 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.52%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.93%) AWS
2 66 (11.38%) Azure
3 50 (8.62%) SaaS
4 41 (7.07%) GitHub
5 21 (3.62%) Asana
6 17 (2.93%) GCP
7 16 (2.76%) npm
8 15 (2.59%) Google Analytics
9 14 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 13 (2.24%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (2.07%) Serverless
12 11 (1.90%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.38%) Yarn
15 6 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (1.03%) CloudFront
15 6 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
15 6 (1.03%) MailChimp
15 6 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.55%) DNS
1 9 (1.55%) Internet
2 8 (1.38%) Intranet
2 8 (1.38%) IPv4
2 8 (1.38%) IPv6
3 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.03%) VoIP
4 3 (0.52%) HTTP
4 3 (0.52%) SMS
4 3 (0.52%) SSH
5 2 (0.34%) Extranet
5 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) RFID
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (26.72%) MySQL
2 38 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.24%) MariaDB
5 13 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.34%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.17%) Power BI
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 189 (32.59%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.86%) webpack
3 32 (5.52%) gulp
4 31 (5.34%) Grunt
5 27 (4.66%) Bitbucket
6 23 (3.97%) JIRA
7 20 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.72%) CasperJS
8 10 (1.72%) PhantomJS
8 10 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.69%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.69%) GitLab
10 3 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.52%) Subversion
10 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.34%) Babel
12 1 (0.17%) ESLint
12 1 (0.17%) git-flow
12 1 (0.17%) REST Assured
12 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 112 (19.31%) Marketing
2 40 (6.90%) Finance
3 25 (4.31%) Retail
4 12 (2.07%) Legal
5 11 (1.90%) Games
6 10 (1.72%) Advertising
6 10 (1.72%) Electronics
6 10 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.86%) Publishing
9 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) iGaming
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 448 (77.24%) Developer
2 173 (29.83%) PHP Developer
3 100 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 95 (16.38%) WordPress Developer
5 81 (13.97%) Web Developer
6 70 (12.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 69 (11.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 51 (8.79%) Senior PHP Developer
9 43 (7.41%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 32 (5.52%) Lead Developer
11 30 (5.17%) Junior
12 28 (4.83%) Junior Developer
13 25 (4.31%) Designer
14 24 (4.14%) PHP Web Developer
15 22 (3.79%) Backend Developer
16 20 (3.45%) Project Manager
16 20 (3.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 19 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
17 19 (3.28%) React Developer
18 18 (3.10%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (59.48%) HTML
2 327 (56.38%) CSS
3 130 (22.41%) jQuery
4 112 (19.31%) Sass
5 110 (18.97%) Laravel
6 103 (17.76%) Vue.js
7 93 (16.03%) HTML5
7 93 (16.03%) React
8 92 (15.86%) Node.js
9 67 (11.55%) AngularJS
10 63 (10.86%) CSS3
11 42 (7.24%) REST
12 41 (7.07%) Symfony
13 40 (6.90%) LAMP
14 38 (6.55%) LESS
15 36 (6.21%) .NET
15 36 (6.21%) Ajax
15 36 (6.21%) JSON
15 36 (6.21%) Web Services
16 30 (5.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.10%) User Experience
2 37 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (5.34%) Social Media
5 17 (2.93%) NHS
6 16 (2.76%) Blog
7 15 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.59%) Animation
8 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.55%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.38%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.21%) Podcast
13 5 (0.86%) Motion Graphics
14 4 (0.69%) Xbox
15 3 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
15 3 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.76%) Linux
2 37 (6.38%) Windows
3 24 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.62%) Android
6 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.38%) CentOS
7 8 (1.38%) Fedora
8 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (31.55%) Web Development
2 124 (21.38%) E-Commerce
3 119 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (16.72%) Front End Development
5 73 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (12.07%) SEO
7 65 (11.21%) MVC
8 64 (11.03%) DevOps
9 52 (8.97%) Project Management
10 48 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
11 46 (7.93%) Content Management
12 35 (6.03%) CRM
13 34 (5.86%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.52%) Unit Testing
15 31 (5.34%) Project Delivery
16 30 (5.17%) OO
17 27 (4.66%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (4.66%) TDD
18 26 (4.48%) Analytics
18 26 (4.48%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 374 (64.48%) PHP
2 354 (61.03%) JavaScript
3 34 (5.86%) Python
3 34 (5.86%) SQL
4 30 (5.17%) C#
5 22 (3.79%) ES6
6 19 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.72%) PHP 7
8 8 (1.38%) PHP 5
8 8 (1.38%) Ruby
9 7 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.21%) TypeScript
9 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.86%) C
11 5 (0.86%) Java
12 4 (0.69%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (3.62%) Degree
2 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.69%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.17%) AAT
6 1 (0.17%) CEH
6 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.17%) MCSE
6 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.41%) WAI
2 10 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (7.07%) Docker
2 8 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.24%) Icinga
2 11 (1.90%) HAProxy
2 11 (1.90%) Terraform
3 10 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.34%) Plesk
4 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (8.45%) Adobe
1 49 (8.45%) WooCommerce
2 41 (7.07%) Google
3 31 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.17%) Zend
5 29 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 17 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.41%) Facebook
8 12 (2.07%) SAP
9 11 (1.90%) Twitter
10 10 (1.72%) DoubleClick
11 8 (1.38%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.38%) hybris
12 7 (1.21%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.86%) Sage
14 4 (0.69%) Apple
14 4 (0.69%) YouTube
15 3 (0.52%) Hootsuite
15 3 (0.52%) JD Edwards
15 3 (0.52%) Xero