The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 58 103
Rank change year-on-year -14 +45  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 5 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.76% 2.85% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 16.88% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 2
Median salary £37,500 £36,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +63.33%  
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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 122 160 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.48% 16.88% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 130 253
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

WordPress
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Kent

WordPress
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 - -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Perforce
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Legal
5 4 (36.36%) CMS
5 4 (36.36%) Games
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Grunt
6 3 (27.27%) Bower
6 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (27.27%) Google
7 2 (18.18%) ADO
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Servlets
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Linux

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) AdWords
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) BigQuery
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Bower
2 3 (27.27%) Grunt
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Access Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Access VBA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VBA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) ADO
4 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Game Development
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) A/B Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Perforce
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) PayPal
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago