Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 106 122
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 +23
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 17 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.39% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.19% 4.84% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 15
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,800 £26,350
90th Percentile £42,842 £62,000 £37,500
East of England median annual salary £32,720 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +0.68% - -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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 185 186 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.14% 13.03% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 145 150 328
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,600 £24,700
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Essex

WordPress
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in Essex.

Salary trend for WordPress in Essex

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Essex

WordPress
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Colchester +13 8 £33,500 +52.27%
Loughton - 4 £40,000 -
Chelmsford +11 3 £35,000 +40.00% 5
WordPress
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 15 (88.24%) PHP
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) SEO
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Drupal
6 6 (35.29%) Joomla!
6 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
6 6 (35.29%) Adobe
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) InDesign
7 5 (29.41%) CMS
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (23.53%) Zope
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) Content Management
8 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (23.53%) CakePHP
8 4 (23.53%) Django
8 4 (23.53%) Legal
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) XSLT

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (35.29%) Drupal
1 6 (35.29%) Joomla!
2 5 (29.41%) CMS
3 4 (23.53%) Zope
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (29.41%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.88%) AdWords
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Slack
2 1 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Administrator
4 4 (23.53%) Web Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Backend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Backend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) CakePHP
3 4 (23.53%) Django
3 4 (23.53%) Flash
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) Laravel
5 2 (11.76%) Symfony
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) React
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 8 (47.06%) SEO
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Google