Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 158 143
Rank change year-on-year -35 -15 +14
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 112 112 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.37% 1.58% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.30% 9.56% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 105 104 110
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £32,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,575 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1535 1172 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 18.80% 16.54% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 981 1075
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
Altrincham -5 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Salford -12 2 £30,500 +10.91% 1
Stockport - 2 £20,750 -
Sale +1 1 £42,500 +47.83%
Wigan - 1 £33,500 -
Oldham - 1 £18,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 96 (85.71%) HTML
2 95 (84.82%) PHP
3 87 (77.68%) JavaScript
4 78 (69.64%) CSS
5 63 (56.25%) HTML5
6 56 (50.00%) Web Development
7 48 (42.86%) jQuery
7 48 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 42 (37.50%) MySQL
9 39 (34.82%) Sass
10 38 (33.93%) MVC
11 35 (31.25%) CSS3
12 32 (28.57%) Front End Development
13 30 (26.79%) CMS
14 26 (23.21%) Magento
14 26 (23.21%) AngularJS
15 20 (17.86%) Linux
15 20 (17.86%) Grunt
16 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (16.07%) OO
17 18 (16.07%) E-Commerce
18 17 (15.18%) React
19 16 (14.29%) OO PHP
19 16 (14.29%) Degree
20 15 (13.39%) Drupal
20 15 (13.39%) Photoshop
21 14 (12.50%) Marketing
21 14 (12.50%) Node.js
22 12 (10.71%) Open Source
22 12 (10.71%) LAMP

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 30 (26.79%) CMS
2 15 (13.39%) Drupal
3 11 (9.82%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.68%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.89%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.50%) MySQL
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) Big Data
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.86%) Grunt
3 7 (6.25%) Subversion
4 6 (5.36%) gulp
5 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.79%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.79%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) Visual Composer
7 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.50%) Marketing
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Games
4 3 (2.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Finance
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (96.43%) Developer
2 45 (40.18%) PHP Developer
3 33 (29.46%) Senior Developer
3 33 (29.46%) Web Developer
4 25 (22.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (13.39%) Lead Developer
7 12 (10.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 10 (8.93%) Lead PHP Developer
9 9 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Junior
9 9 (8.04%) PHP Web Developer
9 9 (8.04%) WordPress Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.36%) HTML Developer
12 5 (4.46%) HTML CSS Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 3 (2.68%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 3 (2.68%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (85.71%) HTML
2 78 (69.64%) CSS
3 63 (56.25%) HTML5
4 48 (42.86%) jQuery
5 39 (34.82%) Sass
6 35 (31.25%) CSS3
7 26 (23.21%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.18%) React
9 14 (12.50%) Node.js
10 12 (10.71%) LAMP
11 9 (8.04%) REST
11 9 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.14%) Laravel
12 8 (7.14%) LESS
13 7 (6.25%) Web Services
14 6 (5.36%) Ajax
15 5 (4.46%) Backbone.js
15 5 (4.46%) Symfony
16 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
16 4 (3.57%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.68%) iPad
4 3 (2.68%) Social Media
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Web Development
2 38 (33.93%) MVC
3 32 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 18 (16.07%) OO
6 16 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 12 (10.71%) OOP
7 12 (10.71%) Open Source
8 8 (7.14%) SEO
9 6 (5.36%) Content Management
9 6 (5.36%) Web Design
10 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.46%) Mobile First
10 5 (4.46%) Project Management
10 5 (4.46%) Scrum
11 4 (3.57%) Coaching
11 4 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.57%) TDD
11 4 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 95 (84.82%) PHP
2 87 (77.68%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.57%) C#
3 4 (3.57%) ES6
4 3 (2.68%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (0.89%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Adobe
2 7 (6.25%) Zend
3 6 (5.36%) Google
4 4 (3.57%) Facebook
4 4 (3.57%) Twitter
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.89%) Marketo
6 1 (0.89%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) PayPal
6 1 (0.89%) Perforce
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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