Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 143 136
Rank change year-on-year -46 -7 -26
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 92 158 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 2.13% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 11.45% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 141 124
Manchester median annual salary £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £43,750
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,267 1,380 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.00% 18.56% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,234 994
Manchester median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,875 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Manchester

WordPress
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Manchester

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Manchester

WordPress
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stockport -4 4 £37,500 +33.93% 4
Sale +8 3 £35,000 +16.67%
Altrincham - 3 £30,000 - 4
Bury +13 2 £30,000 +5.26%
Wigan -5 2 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Oldham +23 1 £40,000 +75.82%
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 68 (73.91%) PHP
2 64 (69.57%) HTML
3 62 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 62 (67.39%) CSS
4 53 (57.61%) jQuery
5 47 (51.09%) Web Development
6 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
7 37 (40.22%) HTML5
8 36 (39.13%) Front End Development
9 33 (35.87%) Sass
10 29 (31.52%) Magento
11 25 (27.17%) MySQL
11 25 (27.17%) Laravel
12 23 (25.00%) CMS
13 22 (23.91%) MVC
14 21 (22.83%) Marketing
15 19 (20.65%) Node.js
16 18 (19.57%) CSS3
16 18 (19.57%) Linux
17 17 (18.48%) OOP
17 17 (18.48%) Advertising
17 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
18 16 (17.39%) gulp
19 14 (15.22%) Symfony
20 12 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
20 12 (13.04%) OO
20 12 (13.04%) React
20 12 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 11 (11.96%) GitHub
21 11 (11.96%) User Experience

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 23 (25.00%) CMS
2 11 (11.96%) Drupal
3 8 (8.70%) Joomla!
4 4 (4.35%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.17%) InDesign
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Magento
2 2 (2.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) GitHub
2 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (6.52%) Route 53
4 1 (1.09%) AdWords
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) HTTP
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) MySQL
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.26%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.26%) SQLite
5 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.09%) Redis
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.39%) gulp
3 9 (9.78%) Grunt
4 6 (6.52%) PostCSS
5 4 (4.35%) JIRA
5 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.35%) webpack
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (22.83%) Marketing
2 17 (18.48%) Advertising
3 4 (4.35%) Games
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (84.78%) Developer
2 42 (45.65%) PHP Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 21 (22.83%) Senior Developer
5 20 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (11.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 10 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.70%) HTML Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Designer
10 6 (6.52%) Lead Developer
10 6 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Digital Designer
11 5 (5.43%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (4.35%) IT Support
12 4 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce Developer
13 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (69.57%) HTML
2 62 (67.39%) CSS
3 53 (57.61%) jQuery
4 37 (40.22%) HTML5
5 33 (35.87%) Sass
6 25 (27.17%) Laravel
7 19 (20.65%) Node.js
8 18 (19.57%) CSS3
9 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
10 14 (15.22%) Symfony
11 12 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
11 12 (13.04%) React
11 12 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.61%) SOAP
13 6 (6.52%) Web Services
14 5 (5.43%) CakePHP
14 5 (5.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 4 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
15 4 (4.35%) LAMP
15 4 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) User Experience
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.43%) Graphic Design
3 5 (5.43%) Social Media
4 4 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.26%) Animation
5 3 (3.26%) Photography
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) CentOS
3 5 (5.43%) Debian
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Web Development
2 36 (39.13%) Front End Development
3 22 (23.91%) MVC
4 17 (18.48%) OOP
5 12 (13.04%) OO
6 11 (11.96%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (11.96%) Open Source
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.78%) OO PHP
8 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.70%) SEO
9 7 (7.61%) Web Design
9 7 (7.61%) Wireframes
10 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.43%) Mobile First
12 4 (4.35%) Hardware Maintenance
12 4 (4.35%) Pay per click
13 3 (3.26%) A/B Testing
13 3 (3.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) PHP
2 62 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.96%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) ES6
5 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.26%) PHP 7
5 3 (3.26%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.09%) Go
7 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.35%) vSphere
2 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Zend
2 5 (5.43%) Adobe
3 4 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (3.26%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Avaya
5 1 (1.09%) Capita
5 1 (1.09%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft