The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.36% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 2.80% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -31.25%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 85 107 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.15% 21.93% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 84
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

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Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Merseyside

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Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 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
Liverpool -2 2 £25,000 +2.04%
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Drupal
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Laravel
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) GitHub
4 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Advertising
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
5 3 (42.86%) Magento
6 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 2 (28.57%) Docker
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (71.43%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Laravel
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
6 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) API Development
6 1 (14.29%) API Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Java
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook