The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 66 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.39% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 4.90% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,450 £37,500
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 102 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 24.52% 14.33% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 139 157 131
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,780
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Leicestershire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Leicestershire

WordPress
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Leicestershire 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
Leicester +10 2 £30,000 +25.00%
WordPress
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) HTML
3 21 (63.64%) jQuery
3 21 (63.64%) PHP
4 19 (57.58%) Sass
5 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
5 17 (51.52%) HTML5
6 15 (45.45%) Web Development
6 15 (45.45%) Front End Development
7 13 (39.39%) Drupal
7 13 (39.39%) Magento
8 12 (36.36%) gulp
8 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
9 11 (33.33%) CMS
10 10 (30.30%) MySQL
10 10 (30.30%) Symfony
11 9 (27.27%) Zend
11 9 (27.27%) Laravel
11 9 (27.27%) Shopify
12 8 (24.24%) CSS3
13 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
13 7 (21.21%) Open Source
13 7 (21.21%) OO PHP
13 7 (21.21%) SEO
13 7 (21.21%) OO
14 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
15 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (15.15%) Workflow
15 5 (15.15%) Time Management

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 13 (39.39%) Drupal
2 11 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Magento
2 9 (27.27%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
2 12 (36.36%) gulp
3 3 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (63.64%) WordPress Developer
4 19 (57.58%) HTML Developer
5 18 (54.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (33.33%) PHP Developer
7 9 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
7 9 (27.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (27.27%) Senior WordPress Developer
7 9 (27.27%) Web Developer
8 7 (21.21%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 5 (15.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Graduate
11 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Graduate Web Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) HTML
3 21 (63.64%) jQuery
4 19 (57.58%) Sass
5 17 (51.52%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) Symfony
7 9 (27.27%) Laravel
8 8 (24.24%) CSS3
9 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
10 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.12%) React
12 2 (6.06%) LESS
12 2 (6.06%) PhoneGap
12 2 (6.06%) React Native
13 1 (3.03%) LAMP
13 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Front End Development
1 15 (45.45%) Web Development
2 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) OO PHP
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) SEO
4 5 (15.15%) Time Management
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Zend
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe