Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 191 202
Rank change year-on-year -54 +11 -25
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 120 182 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.98% 1.46% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.90% 8.53% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 107 164 140
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £37,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,034 2,134 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.67% 17.18% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,801 1,606
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £55,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the North West

WordPress
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the North West

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the North West over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the North West

WordPress
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
Manchester -4 89 £33,000 +4.76% 40
Cheshire -53 12 £43,750 +49.57% 10
Lancashire -23 9 £29,000 -10.77% 3
Merseyside +5 7 £27,500 +5.77% 5
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 88 (73.33%) HTML
1 88 (73.33%) CSS
2 85 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 80 (66.67%) PHP
4 55 (45.83%) jQuery
5 48 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 39 (32.50%) Laravel
7 38 (31.67%) Sass
7 38 (31.67%) Web Development
8 36 (30.00%) Front End Development
9 35 (29.17%) MySQL
10 34 (28.33%) HTML5
11 28 (23.33%) Magento
12 27 (22.50%) MVC
13 26 (21.67%) CMS
13 26 (21.67%) React
14 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
15 24 (20.00%) Symfony
15 24 (20.00%) SEO
16 22 (18.33%) Grunt
16 22 (18.33%) CSS3
16 22 (18.33%) Node.js
17 21 (17.50%) Mobile App
17 21 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (17.50%) Linux
17 21 (17.50%) Zend
18 17 (14.17%) Drupal
19 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 16 (13.33%) OO
20 15 (12.50%) E-Commerce

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 26 (21.67%) CMS
2 17 (14.17%) Drupal
3 8 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (2.50%) Apache
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (23.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.83%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Twilio
3 2 (1.67%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.67%) Trello
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.83%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Internet
1 2 (1.67%) Intranet
1 2 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) SSH
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) MySQL
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) MS Access
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.33%) Grunt
3 14 (11.67%) gulp
4 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.83%) webpack
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
6 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.67%) Codeception
7 2 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.67%) JIRA
7 2 (1.67%) Mocha
7 2 (1.67%) Pivotal Tracker
8 1 (0.83%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.83%) GitLab
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.83%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (11.67%) Marketing
2 11 (9.17%) Advertising
2 11 (9.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.50%) Games
4 8 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Law
7 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (89.17%) Developer
2 35 (29.17%) PHP Developer
3 32 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (15.83%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.83%) WordPress Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Designer
9 8 (6.67%) Digital Designer
10 7 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Database Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Digital Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (3.33%) HTML Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Junior
13 3 (2.50%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (73.33%) CSS
1 88 (73.33%) HTML
2 55 (45.83%) jQuery
3 39 (32.50%) Laravel
4 38 (31.67%) Sass
5 34 (28.33%) HTML5
6 26 (21.67%) React
7 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 24 (20.00%) Symfony
9 22 (18.33%) CSS3
9 22 (18.33%) Node.js
10 14 (11.67%) Redux
11 12 (10.00%) CakePHP
12 10 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
13 9 (7.50%) Zend Framework
14 8 (6.67%) XML
15 7 (5.83%) Angular 2
15 7 (5.83%) Express
15 7 (5.83%) JSON
15 7 (5.83%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.17%) Social Media
3 7 (5.83%) User Experience
4 3 (2.50%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Animation
5 2 (1.67%) Photography
6 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 9 (7.50%) Windows
3 8 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.83%) CentOS
4 7 (5.83%) Debian
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Web Development
2 36 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 27 (22.50%) MVC
4 24 (20.00%) SEO
5 21 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (13.33%) OO
7 15 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.00%) OO PHP
10 11 (9.17%) OOP
11 10 (8.33%) Web Design
12 9 (7.50%) Pay per click
12 9 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (7.50%) Wireframes
13 8 (6.67%) Case Management
13 8 (6.67%) Workflow
14 7 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (5.00%) A/B Testing
16 5 (4.17%) TDD
16 5 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 80 (66.67%) PHP
3 15 (12.50%) SQL
4 12 (10.00%) Java
5 8 (6.67%) VBA
6 6 (5.00%) C#
6 6 (5.00%) ES6
7 3 (2.50%) Python
8 2 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Zend
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.83%) WooCommerce
4 6 (5.00%) Adobe
4 6 (5.00%) Avaya
5 5 (4.17%) Capita
6 4 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (1.67%) Twitter
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau