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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 88 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.32% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 0.87% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Median salary £26,000 £24,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.21% -11.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,650 £28,400
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 173 229 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.29% 22.76% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 141 192 105
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +2 1 £26,000 +15.55%
Chelmsford -17 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Witham - 1 £32,500 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 6 (42.86%) Games
4 6 (42.86%) InDesign
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Social Media
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle CX
6 4 (28.57%) Social Media Management
6 4 (28.57%) Hootsuite
7 3 (21.43%) LESS
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL

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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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) InDesign
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle CX
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (42.86%) Games
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS3
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) LESS
6 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
7 1 (7.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing Strategy
1 4 (28.57%) Social Media Management
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) API Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Infographics
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Hootsuite
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) Google