Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 125 143
Rank change year-on-year +45 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 25 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.83% 0.71% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.47% 3.87% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 4
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £26,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -2.80% -2.73%
10th Percentile £26,250 £17,000 £22,075
90th Percentile £43,023 £37,500 £35,225
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -5.80%

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 218 336 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.98% 18.27% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 173 260 349
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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

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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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Essex

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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 15 August 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 +20 16 £41,549 +67.87%
Loughton - 4 £40,000 -
Chelmsford +12 3 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Witham +4 1 £25,000 -23.08%
Harlow - 1 £30,000 -
WordPress
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 16 (64.00%) PHP
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) SEO
4 9 (36.00%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) People Management
5 8 (32.00%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (24.00%) Drupal
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Joomla!
6 6 (24.00%) CMS
6 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (24.00%) Adobe
6 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) InDesign
8 4 (16.00%) Zope
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) Content Management
8 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) CakePHP
8 4 (16.00%) Django
8 4 (16.00%) Legal
8 4 (16.00%) Dreamweaver

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 (24.00%) CMS
1 6 (24.00%) Drupal
1 6 (24.00%) Joomla!
2 4 (16.00%) Zope
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (20.00%) InDesign
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) AdWords
2 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Slack
2 1 (4.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Development Manager
3 8 (32.00%) Digital Development Manager
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Web Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Marketing Executive
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Executive
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) CakePHP
3 4 (16.00%) Django
3 4 (16.00%) Flash
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 3 (12.00%) Laravel
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) Symfony
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 9 (36.00%) SEO
3 8 (32.00%) People Management
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Content Management
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Email Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Generation
7 1 (4.00%) Marketing Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) PHP
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (24.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Pardot
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud