Period
to 19 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 406 460
Rank change year-on-year -3 +54 -12
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 356 71 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.99% 2.20% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 203 68 259
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +13.16% +11.76%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,625 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,137 3,232 8,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.73% 15.75% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,399 2,660 7,182
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress in London.

Salary trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Salary histogram for WordPress in London

WordPress
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2021. 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
West London -46 20 £47,500 -29.63% 11
Central London -43 17 £51,250 -6.82% 14
East London -6 12 £75,000 +50.09% 5
South London - 6 £70,000 - 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 257 (72.19%) JavaScript
2 249 (69.94%) PHP
3 248 (69.66%) HTML
4 225 (63.20%) CSS
5 129 (36.24%) Git (software)
5 129 (36.24%) React
6 114 (32.02%) CMS
7 108 (30.34%) Full Stack Development
8 100 (28.09%) User Experience
9 94 (26.40%) Web Development
10 88 (24.72%) Laravel
11 85 (23.88%) Sass
12 83 (23.31%) Marketing
13 81 (22.75%) Node.js
13 81 (22.75%) Social Skills
14 75 (21.07%) SEO
15 68 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (19.10%) Accessibility
16 66 (18.54%) CSS3
17 65 (18.26%) Drupal
18 61 (17.13%) Problem-Solving
19 58 (16.29%) AWS
20 57 (16.01%) MySQL
21 56 (15.73%) HTML5
21 56 (15.73%) jQuery
22 55 (15.45%) SQL
23 49 (13.76%) Vue.js
24 48 (13.48%) Front End Development
24 48 (13.48%) Docker
24 48 (13.48%) Google

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 114 (32.02%) CMS
2 65 (18.26%) Drupal
3 17 (4.78%) Apache
4 11 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.81%) MediaWiki
6 8 (2.25%) nginx
6 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.12%) Confluence
8 4 (1.12%) MODX
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 27 (7.58%) Figma
2 14 (3.93%) Sketch
3 11 (3.09%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.56%) InVision
6 2 (0.56%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (8.99%) Magento
1 32 (8.99%) Shopify
2 9 (2.53%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.28%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.28%) Yoast SEO
Cloud Services
1 58 (16.29%) AWS
2 30 (8.43%) GitHub
3 26 (7.30%) Azure
4 22 (6.18%) GCP
5 20 (5.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 20 (5.62%) SaaS
6 19 (5.34%) Serverless
7 15 (4.21%) Amazon S3
7 15 (4.21%) MailChimp
8 11 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.09%) npm
9 10 (2.81%) Google Analytics
9 10 (2.81%) Google Tag Manager
10 9 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (2.53%) Asana
11 7 (1.97%) Fastly
11 7 (1.97%) Google Ads
11 7 (1.97%) Route 53
11 7 (1.97%) Yarn
12 6 (1.69%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.87%) DNS
2 27 (7.58%) Internet
3 14 (3.93%) SSL
4 11 (3.09%) HTTP
5 8 (2.25%) Intranet
6 7 (1.97%) SSH
7 5 (1.40%) Bluetooth
7 5 (1.40%) SMS
8 3 (0.84%) Firewall
8 3 (0.84%) FTP
8 3 (0.84%) SMTP
8 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.28%) IPv4
9 1 (0.28%) IPv6
9 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.01%) MySQL
2 21 (5.90%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.06%) Redis
4 12 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.84%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.28%) Informix
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 129 (36.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.34%) Bitbucket
3 18 (5.06%) Grunt
3 18 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.78%) webpack
5 15 (4.21%) gulp
5 15 (4.21%) Selenium
6 10 (2.81%) JIRA
6 10 (2.81%) PHPUnit
6 10 (2.81%) Vagrant
7 9 (2.53%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.97%) Firebug
9 6 (1.69%) CasperJS
9 6 (1.69%) PhantomJS
9 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.40%) Postman
11 2 (0.56%) Babel
11 2 (0.56%) Browser DevTools
11 2 (0.56%) Storybook
12 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (23.31%) Marketing
2 81 (22.75%) Social Skills
3 41 (11.52%) Publishing
4 36 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (10.11%) Finance
5 15 (4.21%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (3.37%) Retail
7 10 (2.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (2.81%) Legal
8 8 (2.25%) Games
9 7 (1.97%) Advertising
10 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.12%) iGaming
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Bulgarian Language
13 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 269 (75.56%) Developer
2 88 (24.72%) Senior Developer
3 64 (17.98%) PHP Developer
4 60 (16.85%) WordPress Developer
5 51 (14.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 48 (13.48%) Web Developer
7 40 (11.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 27 (7.58%) Senior WordPress Developer
9 19 (5.34%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 18 (5.06%) Senior PHP Developer
10 18 (5.06%) Senior Web Developer
11 15 (4.21%) Backend Developer
12 13 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.81%) Junior
14 10 (2.81%) React Developer
15 9 (2.53%) Junior Developer
15 9 (2.53%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (69.66%) HTML
2 225 (63.20%) CSS
3 129 (36.24%) React
4 88 (24.72%) Laravel
5 85 (23.88%) Sass
6 81 (22.75%) Node.js
7 66 (18.54%) CSS3
8 56 (15.73%) HTML5
8 56 (15.73%) jQuery
9 49 (13.76%) Vue.js
10 42 (11.80%) JSON
11 41 (11.52%) Symfony
12 33 (9.27%) XML
13 32 (8.99%) RESTful
14 29 (8.15%) GatsbyJS
14 29 (8.15%) Next.js
15 28 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (6.46%) AngularJS
16 23 (6.46%) REST
17 21 (5.90%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 100 (28.09%) User Experience
2 24 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.34%) Blog
4 15 (4.21%) Renewable Energy
5 12 (3.37%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.37%) Social Media
6 11 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.81%) W3C
8 9 (2.53%) Life Science
8 9 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.25%) Legacy Code
9 8 (2.25%) Legacy Systems
10 7 (1.97%) Animation
11 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.12%) BYOD
13 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.93%) Android
1 14 (3.93%) Apple iOS
2 13 (3.65%) Linux
3 3 (0.84%) Windows
4 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.28%) CentOS
5 1 (0.28%) Fedora
5 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.34%) Full Stack Development
2 94 (26.40%) Web Development
3 75 (21.07%) SEO
4 68 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (17.13%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (13.48%) Front End Development
7 47 (13.20%) Project Management
8 44 (12.36%) Content Management
9 42 (11.80%) E-Commerce
10 34 (9.55%) Mentoring
11 33 (9.27%) DevOps
12 31 (8.71%) OO
13 30 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 29 (8.15%) Time Management
14 29 (8.15%) Web Design
15 26 (7.30%) Requirements Gathering
16 25 (7.02%) TDD
16 25 (7.02%) Test Automation
17 24 (6.74%) Logistics
18 23 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 257 (72.19%) JavaScript
2 249 (69.94%) PHP
3 55 (15.45%) SQL
4 39 (10.96%) Python
5 26 (7.30%) TypeScript
6 23 (6.46%) ES6
7 19 (5.34%) Java
8 15 (4.21%) Ruby
9 10 (2.81%) C#
10 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.56%) C
11 2 (0.56%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (5.06%) Degree
2 10 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (19.10%) Accessibility
2 13 (3.65%) QA
3 11 (3.09%) WCAG
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (13.48%) Docker
2 9 (2.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (3.65%) Kubernetes
1 13 (3.65%) Terraform
2 4 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.28%) Icinga
Vendors
1 48 (13.48%) Google
2 22 (6.18%) Adobe
3 20 (5.62%) Apple
4 19 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.21%) WooCommerce
6 12 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.37%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.25%) Twitter
8 7 (1.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 6 (1.69%) DoubleClick
9 6 (1.69%) IBM
9 6 (1.69%) Netlify
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle
9 6 (1.69%) Zend
10 5 (1.40%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.40%) Facebook
10 5 (1.40%) Hootsuite
10 5 (1.40%) Sage
11 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.12%) SAP