The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 4.07% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Median salary £24,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 132 123 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.72% 18.98% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 119 104 114
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

WordPress
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the North East

WordPress
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Durham +5 6 £27,500 -23.64% 1
Tyne and Wear +6 1 £21,500 -37.22% 4
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Web Development
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) Sass
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) PHP
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Time Management
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) Node.js
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (42.86%) TypeScript
6 6 (42.86%) User Experience
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (42.86%) AngularJS

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Basecamp
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Sass
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Node.js
4 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) Laravel
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Sphinx
6 1 (7.14%) Symfony
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Web Development
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (42.86%) Secure Coding
3 6 (42.86%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) A/B Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SEO
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
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