Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 100 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +49
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.14% 0.84% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.30% 5.45% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 29
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +14.04%
10th Percentile £21,325 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £33,625 £39,375 £41,300
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 129 202 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.27% 15.41% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 122 174 237
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% +10.00% -15.58%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Kent over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 September 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
Maidstone - 3 £30,000 - 1
Dartford - 2 £30,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £30,000 -17.81% 1
West Malling - 1 £22,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £29,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 - 6
WordPress
South East

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

1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) SEO
4 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Magento
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 5 (41.67%) LESS
6 4 (33.33%) Shopify
6 4 (33.33%) GitHub
6 4 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) React
8 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket

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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
2 4 (33.33%) Shopify
3 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Test Project Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Designer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PPC Executive
5 1 (8.33%) Traffic Executive
5 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) LESS
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) React
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
7 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SEO
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) A/B Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) HubSpot
1 1 (8.33%) Marketo
1 1 (8.33%) Pardot