Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 96 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.00% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 3.49% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 9
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,700
90th Percentile £47,750 £45,750 £37,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 145 258 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.56% 20.08% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 96 155 137
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.06% -9.96%
10th Percentile £24,875 £25,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,375 £55,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Merseyside

WordPress
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

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Merseyside

WordPress
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 6 months to 20 November 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
Liverpool +24 10 £35,000 -3.45% 7
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Drupal
5 4 (40.00%) Laravel
6 3 (30.00%) Sass
6 3 (30.00%) Social Media
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) MailChimp
6 3 (30.00%) Grunt
6 3 (30.00%) gulp
6 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Magento
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Graphic Design
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Life Science
6 3 (30.00%) Blog
6 3 (30.00%) SEO

WordPress
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 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
2 2 (20.00%) OpenCart
2 2 (20.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Grunt
1 3 (30.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) Bazaar
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Laravel
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
6 2 (20.00%) MooTools
6 2 (20.00%) Symfony
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
7 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blog
1 3 (30.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Capita