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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 44 54 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 32 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.46% 1.64% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.20% 9.57% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 3
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 186 115 134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 25.91% 17.16% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 141 96 118
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 March 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 +8 23 £27,500 -26.66%
Market Harborough - 2 £27,500 -
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 24 (61.54%) jQuery
4 22 (56.41%) Sass
4 22 (56.41%) PHP
5 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 20 (51.28%) HTML5
7 19 (48.72%) Front End Development
8 15 (38.46%) gulp
8 15 (38.46%) Magento
8 15 (38.46%) MySQL
8 15 (38.46%) Web Development
9 13 (33.33%) Drupal
9 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (28.21%) CMS
11 10 (25.64%) Symfony
12 9 (23.08%) Zend
12 9 (23.08%) Shopify
12 9 (23.08%) Laravel
13 7 (17.95%) Open Source
13 7 (17.95%) CSS3
13 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.95%) OO PHP
13 7 (17.95%) OO
13 7 (17.95%) SEO
14 6 (15.38%) Workflow
14 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
14 6 (15.38%) Time Management
15 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

WordPress
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Drupal
2 11 (28.21%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Magento
2 9 (23.08%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (38.46%) gulp
3 2 (5.13%) Grunt
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 26 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 24 (61.54%) WordPress Developer
4 22 (56.41%) HTML CSS Developer
4 22 (56.41%) HTML Developer
5 13 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 13 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 13 (33.33%) Senior WordPress Developer
6 11 (28.21%) PHP Developer
7 9 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
8 7 (17.95%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 5 (12.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Designer
11 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 24 (61.54%) jQuery
4 22 (56.41%) Sass
5 20 (51.28%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) Symfony
7 9 (23.08%) Laravel
8 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.26%) React
11 2 (5.13%) LESS
11 2 (5.13%) PhoneGap
11 2 (5.13%) React Native
12 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Front End Development
2 15 (38.46%) Web Development
3 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) OO PHP
4 7 (17.95%) Open Source
4 7 (17.95%) SEO
5 6 (15.38%) Time Management
5 6 (15.38%) Workflow
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.13%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.56%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) PHP
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Zend