Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 287 243
Rank change year-on-year -11 -44 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 157 188 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.86% 0.87% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.68% 5.78% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 151 260
North of England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +6.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%

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 2,351 3,253 3,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 12.81% 15.14% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,853 2,637 3,323
North of England median annual salary £41,500 £40,349 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +0.87% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the North of England

WordPress
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +39 102 £35,000 +7.69% 34
Yorkshire -28 45 £33,250 +10.83% 23
North East +14 10 £32,000 -8.57% 8
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 117 (74.52%) PHP
2 112 (71.34%) HTML
2 112 (71.34%) CSS
3 98 (62.42%) JavaScript
4 68 (43.31%) MySQL
5 61 (38.85%) Git (software)
6 46 (29.30%) jQuery
7 43 (27.39%) Laravel
8 42 (26.75%) Web Development
9 37 (23.57%) Marketing
10 36 (22.93%) CMS
11 35 (22.29%) MVC
12 34 (21.66%) Sass
13 33 (21.02%) AngularJS
14 32 (20.38%) OO PHP
15 31 (19.75%) OO
16 30 (19.11%) Linux
16 30 (19.11%) HTML5
17 26 (16.56%) Front End Development
18 25 (15.92%) Zend
18 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (14.65%) Drupal
19 23 (14.65%) Symfony
20 21 (13.38%) E-Commerce
21 20 (12.74%) SEO
21 20 (12.74%) Magento
21 20 (12.74%) Vue.js
22 19 (12.10%) OOP
23 18 (11.46%) RESTful
23 18 (11.46%) Unit Testing

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 36 (22.93%) CMS
2 23 (14.65%) Drupal
3 6 (3.82%) Apache
4 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.55%) IIS
6 3 (1.91%) nginx
6 3 (1.91%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.27%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.91%) InDesign
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Sketch
5 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.64%) InVision
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (12.74%) Magento
2 8 (5.10%) CiviCRM
3 7 (4.46%) Shopify
4 3 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.91%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.91%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.91%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) GitHub
2 8 (5.10%) Asana
3 7 (4.46%) AWS
4 4 (2.55%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (2.55%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) Boomi
5 3 (1.91%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.27%) Slack
6 2 (1.27%) Trello
7 1 (0.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) DNS
2 5 (3.18%) Intranet
3 4 (2.55%) SSH
4 3 (1.91%) Internet
5 2 (1.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (43.31%) MySQL
2 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.91%) Power BI
4 3 (1.91%) QlikView
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.64%) GIS
5 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (38.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.64%) JIRA
3 11 (7.01%) Bitbucket
4 8 (5.10%) GitLab
4 8 (5.10%) Mercurial
4 8 (5.10%) Subversion
5 6 (3.82%) gulp
6 5 (3.18%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.55%) webpack
8 3 (1.91%) git-flow
9 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.64%) Grunt
10 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 37 (23.57%) Marketing
2 10 (6.37%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Finance
4 7 (4.46%) Legal
5 5 (3.18%) Advertising
5 5 (3.18%) Games
6 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 131 (83.44%) Developer
2 61 (38.85%) PHP Developer
3 32 (20.38%) Web Developer
3 32 (20.38%) WordPress Developer
4 14 (8.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.64%) Junior
5 12 (7.64%) Junior Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Drupal Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 8 (5.10%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 7 (4.46%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (4.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (3.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Web Manager
10 5 (3.18%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (71.34%) CSS
1 112 (71.34%) HTML
2 46 (29.30%) jQuery
3 43 (27.39%) Laravel
4 34 (21.66%) Sass
5 33 (21.02%) AngularJS
6 30 (19.11%) HTML5
7 23 (14.65%) Symfony
8 20 (12.74%) Vue.js
9 18 (11.46%) React
9 18 (11.46%) RESTful
10 17 (10.83%) CSS3
10 17 (10.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (10.83%) Web Services
11 16 (10.19%) LESS
12 15 (9.55%) Node.js
13 12 (7.64%) LAMP
13 12 (7.64%) REST
14 11 (7.01%) SOAP
15 10 (6.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) User Experience
2 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.82%) Life Science
4 5 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.55%) Social Media
6 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) Animation
7 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Contactless
8 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.64%) Kindle
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.11%) Linux
2 8 (5.10%) Mac OS
2 8 (5.10%) Unix
3 4 (2.55%) CentOS
3 4 (2.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.75%) Web Development
2 35 (22.29%) MVC
3 32 (20.38%) OO PHP
4 31 (19.75%) OO
5 26 (16.56%) Front End Development
6 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.38%) E-Commerce
8 20 (12.74%) SEO
9 19 (12.10%) OOP
10 18 (11.46%) API Integration
10 18 (11.46%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.92%) Content Management
13 13 (8.28%) Migration
13 13 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (7.64%) Analytics
14 12 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (7.64%) Workflow
15 11 (7.01%) TDD
16 9 (5.73%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 117 (74.52%) PHP
2 98 (62.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.46%) SQL
4 4 (2.55%) Java
5 3 (1.91%) Python
5 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) C#
6 2 (1.27%) ES6
7 1 (0.64%) ES7
7 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Ansible
2 5 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.55%) cPanel
4 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (15.92%) Zend
2 16 (10.19%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (8.92%) Google
4 12 (7.64%) Adobe
5 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.10%) Marketo
6 8 (5.10%) Pardot
7 5 (3.18%) hybris
7 5 (3.18%) WooCommerce
8 4 (2.55%) Screaming Frog
9 3 (1.91%) Apple
9 3 (1.91%) Dell
9 3 (1.91%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle
9 3 (1.91%) PayPal
9 3 (1.91%) RedPrairie
9 3 (1.91%) Sage
9 3 (1.91%) SAP
10 2 (1.27%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.64%) Sitecore