Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 316 250
Rank change year-on-year +41 -66 -25
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 66 150 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.58% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 5.90% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 140 251
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £25,125 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,625 £47,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.21% +3.57% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,392 2,544 3,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 12.13% 13.47% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,880 2,822
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,912 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.99% +2.28% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the North of England

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Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress in the North of England.

Salary trend for WordPress in the North of England

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the North of England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the North of England

WordPress
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the North of England region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
North West +40 41 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Yorkshire +72 25 £37,500 +7.14% 4
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 50 (75.76%) HTML
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 47 (71.21%) PHP
3 43 (65.15%) CSS
4 25 (37.88%) Front End Development
5 24 (36.36%) Magento
6 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 22 (33.33%) Node.js
6 22 (33.33%) User Experience
7 20 (30.30%) Marketing
8 19 (28.79%) Sass
8 19 (28.79%) CMS
8 19 (28.79%) gulp
9 17 (25.76%) React
9 17 (25.76%) Laravel
9 17 (25.76%) jQuery
10 16 (24.24%) Grunt
10 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 16 (24.24%) webpack
10 16 (24.24%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 15 (22.73%) HTML5
12 14 (21.21%) CSS3
13 13 (19.70%) Yii
13 13 (19.70%) Symfony
13 13 (19.70%) MySQL
14 12 (18.18%) Web Development
14 12 (18.18%) Vue.js
15 11 (16.67%) ES6
15 11 (16.67%) Workflow
16 10 (15.15%) Photoshop

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 19 (28.79%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) SAS
3 6 (9.09%) Drupal
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 4 (6.06%) nginx
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Photoshop
2 9 (13.64%) Sketch
3 8 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Magento
2 4 (6.06%) Shopify
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) AWS
3 2 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.52%) AdWords
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Slack
4 1 (1.52%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.79%) gulp
3 16 (24.24%) Grunt
3 16 (24.24%) webpack
4 9 (13.64%) git-flow
5 4 (6.06%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.30%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.15%) WordPress Developer
5 8 (12.12%) PHP Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Designer
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) ERP Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Graphic Designer
9 4 (6.06%) React Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 3 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (4.55%) HTML Developer
10 3 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior React Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (75.76%) HTML
2 43 (65.15%) CSS
3 22 (33.33%) Node.js
4 19 (28.79%) Sass
5 17 (25.76%) jQuery
5 17 (25.76%) Laravel
5 17 (25.76%) React
6 15 (22.73%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) CSS3
8 13 (19.70%) Symfony
8 13 (19.70%) Yii
9 12 (18.18%) Vue.js
10 8 (12.12%) REST
11 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (9.09%) LAMP
12 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (7.58%) GraphQL
14 4 (6.06%) Doctrine
14 4 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
14 4 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.06%) Animation
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) CentOS
2 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
2 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Front End Development
2 16 (24.24%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 12 (18.18%) Web Development
4 11 (16.67%) Workflow
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.61%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (10.61%) MVC
6 7 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (10.61%) SEO
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) API Development
8 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.58%) Progressive Web App
8 5 (7.58%) Project Delivery
8 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
8 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.58%) Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 47 (71.21%) PHP
3 11 (16.67%) ES6
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) C
6 4 (6.06%) C#
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Adobe
2 9 (13.64%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.06%) WooCommerce
3 4 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft