Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 245 205
Rank change year-on-year 0 -40 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 84 121 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.99% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.83% 5.94% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 108 158
North West median annual salary £32,500 £33,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% +5.56% -1.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,875
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 1,441 2,036 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.26% 16.69% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,600 1,794
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Manchester -30 43 £35,500 +5.19% 18
Cheshire +48 21 £37,000 -15.43% 2
Lancashire -1 17 £28,500 -2.56% 3
Merseyside +3 2 £24,000 -12.73% 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 69 (82.14%) CSS
2 68 (80.95%) HTML
3 64 (76.19%) PHP
4 57 (67.86%) JavaScript
5 30 (35.71%) MySQL
5 30 (35.71%) Web Development
6 29 (34.52%) jQuery
7 27 (32.14%) Laravel
8 25 (29.76%) CMS
9 24 (28.57%) Magento
10 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
11 20 (23.81%) HTML5
12 19 (22.62%) SEO
12 19 (22.62%) Marketing
13 18 (21.43%) User Experience
14 16 (19.05%) CSS3
15 15 (17.86%) GitHub
15 15 (17.86%) Linux
16 14 (16.67%) MVC
17 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
17 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
17 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.48%) Photoshop
17 13 (15.48%) Zend
18 12 (14.29%) Adobe
19 11 (13.10%) Symfony
19 11 (13.10%) Web Design
19 11 (13.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 10 (11.90%) Sass

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 25 (29.76%) CMS
2 9 (10.71%) Drupal
3 4 (4.76%) nginx
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
4 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.95%) InDesign
4 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) GitHub
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.57%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.38%) npm
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.19%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.19%) Firebase
6 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Serverless
6 1 (1.19%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) FTP
3 3 (3.57%) Intranet
3 3 (3.57%) Skype
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) gulp
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (7.14%) Grunt
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Bower
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.19%) GitLab
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 19 (22.62%) Marketing
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (84.52%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Designer
4 13 (15.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (15.48%) Web Designer
4 13 (15.48%) WordPress Developer
5 9 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Graphic Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Backend Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Magento Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.57%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (3.57%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Web UI Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (82.14%) CSS
2 68 (80.95%) HTML
3 29 (34.52%) jQuery
4 27 (32.14%) Laravel
5 20 (23.81%) HTML5
6 16 (19.05%) CSS3
7 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.10%) Symfony
9 10 (11.90%) REST
9 10 (11.90%) Sass
9 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (11.90%) Web Services
10 9 (10.71%) Ajax
10 9 (10.71%) SOAP
10 9 (10.71%) Zend Framework
11 8 (9.52%) LESS
12 7 (8.33%) React
12 7 (8.33%) Vue.js
13 6 (7.14%) LAMP
14 4 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Graphic Design
2 5 (5.95%) Life Science
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Motion Graphics
3 3 (3.57%) Photography
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Social Media
4 2 (2.38%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
5 1 (1.19%) BBC
5 1 (1.19%) Blog
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Debian
2 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Web Development
2 19 (22.62%) SEO
3 14 (16.67%) MVC
4 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
5 11 (13.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 11 (13.10%) Web Design
6 10 (11.90%) Content Management
6 10 (11.90%) OO
7 9 (10.71%) Analytics
8 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.33%) OO PHP
10 6 (7.14%) A/B Testing
11 5 (5.95%) OOP
11 5 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.95%) Wireframes
12 4 (4.76%) DevOps
12 4 (4.76%) Email Marketing
12 4 (4.76%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 64 (76.19%) PHP
2 57 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.71%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) PHP 7
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) ES6
7 1 (1.19%) ES7
7 1 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) cPanel
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Zend
2 12 (14.29%) Adobe
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) Apple
4 4 (4.76%) Google
5 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.57%) Twitter
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.38%) Facebook
6 2 (2.38%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.38%) OpenText
7 1 (1.19%) Instagram
7 1 (1.19%) Samsung
7 1 (1.19%) Sony
7 1 (1.19%) Spotify
7 1 (1.19%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.19%) YouTube