Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 515 463
Rank change year-on-year +51 -52 -66
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 393 315 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 2.45% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 361 282 429
London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 12,753 12,843 16,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.25% 18.40% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10,588 10,968 13,807
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.88%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
Central London +1 96 £47,500 +11.76% 24
South London -1 12 £50,000 +58.73% 3
West London +6 10 £28,250 -37.22% 24
East London +11 7 £38,630 +60.96% 5
North London - 1 £28,500 - 5
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 281 (71.50%) JavaScript
2 275 (69.97%) PHP
3 253 (64.38%) HTML
4 251 (63.87%) CSS
5 182 (46.31%) MySQL
6 164 (41.73%) jQuery
7 160 (40.71%) CMS
8 146 (37.15%) HTML5
9 143 (36.39%) Git (software)
10 136 (34.61%) Web Development
11 113 (28.75%) CSS3
12 97 (24.68%) LAMP
12 97 (24.68%) SEO
13 94 (23.92%) Marketing
14 88 (22.39%) Linux
15 84 (21.37%) Front End Development
16 83 (21.12%) Drupal
17 81 (20.61%) Adobe
18 80 (20.36%) Photoshop
19 75 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
20 74 (18.83%) Sass
21 67 (17.05%) User Experience
22 65 (16.54%) AngularJS
22 65 (16.54%) Mobile App
23 58 (14.76%) Finance
24 56 (14.25%) Analytics
25 55 (13.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
26 52 (13.23%) MVC
27 49 (12.47%) Content Management
28 45 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 160 (40.71%) CMS
2 83 (21.12%) Drupal
3 34 (8.65%) Joomla!
4 31 (7.89%) Apache
5 19 (4.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (4.33%) IIS
7 12 (3.05%) nginx
7 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.29%) Alfresco
8 9 (2.29%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.27%) bbPress
9 5 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.27%) SilverStripe
10 4 (1.02%) Confluence
11 3 (0.76%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.51%) Kentico
12 2 (0.51%) Moodle
13 1 (0.25%) concrete5
Applications
1 80 (20.36%) Photoshop
2 55 (13.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 27 (6.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (1.27%) InDesign
8 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 43 (10.94%) Magento
2 5 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.27%) Shopify
3 3 (0.76%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.51%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.25%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.16%) GitHub
2 34 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.11%) SaaS
4 18 (4.58%) Google Analytics
5 15 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.29%) AdWords
7 8 (2.04%) Office 365
8 7 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.78%) Serverless
9 6 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (1.27%) Basecamp
10 5 (1.27%) Slack
10 5 (1.27%) Trello
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.02%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.80%) DNS
1 11 (2.80%) FTP
2 10 (2.54%) SSH
3 7 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.53%) HTTP
4 6 (1.53%) Internet
4 6 (1.53%) Intranet
5 4 (1.02%) SMTP
6 3 (0.76%) IPv4
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.25%) DAB
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (46.31%) MySQL
2 16 (4.07%) MariaDB
2 16 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.76%) MS Access
9 2 (0.51%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.51%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (36.39%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.92%) gulp
3 34 (8.65%) Bitbucket
4 33 (8.40%) Subversion
5 24 (6.11%) Grunt
6 22 (5.60%) JIRA
7 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.54%) webpack
9 9 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (2.04%) Babel
11 6 (1.53%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (1.27%) Mocha
12 5 (1.27%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.27%) Selenium
12 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (1.02%) GitLab
13 4 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 94 (23.92%) Marketing
2 58 (14.76%) Finance
3 33 (8.40%) Retail
4 16 (4.07%) Advertising
5 12 (3.05%) Publishing
6 9 (2.29%) Banking
7 6 (1.53%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Digital Economy
8 5 (1.27%) Games
8 5 (1.27%) Law
8 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 302 (76.84%) Developer
2 140 (35.62%) PHP Developer
3 74 (18.83%) WordPress Developer
4 70 (17.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (12.47%) Web Developer
6 45 (11.45%) Senior Developer
7 43 (10.94%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 34 (8.65%) Lead Developer
9 26 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (5.85%) Drupal Developer
11 22 (5.60%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 22 (5.60%) Senior PHP Developer
12 20 (5.09%) Digital Developer
13 19 (4.83%) Lead PHP Developer
14 18 (4.58%) HTML Developer
14 18 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (4.33%) Designer
15 17 (4.33%) Junior
15 17 (4.33%) PHP Web Developer
16 15 (3.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (64.38%) HTML
2 251 (63.87%) CSS
3 164 (41.73%) jQuery
4 146 (37.15%) HTML5
5 113 (28.75%) CSS3
6 97 (24.68%) LAMP
7 74 (18.83%) Sass
8 65 (16.54%) AngularJS
9 45 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 39 (9.92%) Symfony
11 37 (9.41%) Node.js
12 36 (9.16%) .NET
13 34 (8.65%) Ajax
13 34 (8.65%) JSON
14 33 (8.40%) Laravel
15 28 (7.12%) React
15 28 (7.12%) WAMP
15 28 (7.12%) XML
16 18 (4.58%) Web Services
17 16 (4.07%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.05%) User Experience
2 65 (16.54%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.60%) Fintech
3 22 (5.60%) Social Media
4 19 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.31%) Animation
6 11 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.27%) W3C
9 4 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.02%) Social Network
10 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.25%) Digital Wallet
12 1 (0.25%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.25%) Replication
12 1 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 88 (22.39%) Linux
2 29 (7.38%) Windows
3 14 (3.56%) Android
4 10 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.78%) Unix
7 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.76%) CentOS
8 3 (0.76%) Debian
8 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.25%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (34.61%) Web Development
2 97 (24.68%) SEO
3 84 (21.37%) Front End Development
4 75 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (14.25%) Analytics
6 52 (13.23%) MVC
7 49 (12.47%) Content Management
8 40 (10.18%) OO
9 36 (9.16%) OOP
10 35 (8.91%) Mentoring
11 33 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 28 (7.12%) Open Source
13 26 (6.62%) E-Commerce
13 26 (6.62%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (6.36%) Unit Testing
15 23 (5.85%) Project Management
16 22 (5.60%) OO PHP
16 22 (5.60%) Secure Coding
17 21 (5.34%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (5.34%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 281 (71.50%) JavaScript
2 275 (69.97%) PHP
3 31 (7.89%) PHP 7
4 27 (6.87%) SQL
5 24 (6.11%) C#
6 22 (5.60%) Java
7 16 (4.07%) Python
8 13 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.05%) PHP 5
10 11 (2.80%) Ruby
11 9 (2.29%) ES6
12 6 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) ES7
14 2 (0.51%) C++
14 2 (0.51%) GraphQL
15 1 (0.25%) Perl
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) VB
15 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (6.11%) Degree
2 6 (1.53%) CCNA
2 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.27%) CCIE
4 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) MCSA
5 1 (0.25%) MCSD
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (5.85%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) Firmware
3 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Postfix
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.56%) cPanel
2 10 (2.54%) Kibana
2 10 (2.54%) Puppet
3 9 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.53%) vRealize
5 3 (0.76%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.76%) Nagios
6 2 (0.51%) Ansible
6 2 (0.51%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.51%) Terraform
7 1 (0.25%) Icinga
7 1 (0.25%) Salt
7 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (20.61%) Adobe
2 26 (6.62%) Google
3 24 (6.11%) Sitecore
4 17 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.33%) WooCommerce
5 12 (3.05%) Zend
6 11 (2.80%) Facebook
6 11 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.54%) Twitter
8 9 (2.29%) Optimizely
9 7 (1.78%) Apple
9 7 (1.78%) Cisco
9 7 (1.78%) Demandware
9 7 (1.78%) Marketo
9 7 (1.78%) Monetate
9 7 (1.78%) Qubit
10 6 (1.53%) Sage
11 5 (1.27%) BuddyPress
11 5 (1.27%) Cognos
12 4 (1.02%) IBM