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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 156 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 97 80 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.58% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.75% 7.96% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 77
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 995 1005 1142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.17% 17.43% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 847 821 917
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -10 63 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Lancashire +5 18 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Cheshire 0 14 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Merseyside -4 2 £25,000 -9.09%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 166 (86.01%) PHP
2 149 (77.20%) HTML
3 138 (71.50%) CSS
4 131 (67.88%) JavaScript
5 98 (50.78%) Web Development
6 87 (45.08%) MySQL
7 86 (44.56%) jQuery
8 82 (42.49%) Git (software)
9 78 (40.41%) HTML5
10 66 (34.20%) Magento
11 60 (31.09%) CMS
12 59 (30.57%) MVC
13 57 (29.53%) Marketing
14 53 (27.46%) Laravel
15 48 (24.87%) CSS3
16 47 (24.35%) Linux
17 42 (21.76%) OO
18 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
19 39 (20.21%) E-Commerce
20 36 (18.65%) Front End Development
20 36 (18.65%) Sass
21 34 (17.62%) OOP
22 32 (16.58%) Drupal
23 31 (16.06%) SEO
23 31 (16.06%) Photoshop
24 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
25 27 (13.99%) User Experience
26 26 (13.47%) LAMP
27 25 (12.95%) Symfony
27 25 (12.95%) OO PHP

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 60 (31.09%) CMS
2 32 (16.58%) Drupal
3 16 (8.29%) Apache
4 8 (4.15%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.07%) nginx
6 3 (1.55%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (16.06%) Photoshop
2 14 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (5.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.55%) InDesign
5 2 (1.04%) MS Office
6 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (34.20%) Magento
2 7 (3.63%) OpenCart
3 6 (3.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.04%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.15%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.11%) GitHub
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.59%) Sage Pay
5 4 (2.07%) AdWords
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.52%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) FTP
2 4 (2.07%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (45.08%) MySQL
2 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 82 (42.49%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.36%) Subversion
3 9 (4.66%) Grunt
4 7 (3.63%) gulp
5 6 (3.11%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.55%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.55%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) Selenium
7 2 (1.04%) webpack
8 1 (0.52%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.52%) JMeter
8 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.52%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.52%) Sublime Text
General
1 57 (29.53%) Marketing
2 13 (6.74%) Advertising
3 11 (5.70%) Retail
4 6 (3.11%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Finance
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 180 (93.26%) Developer
2 102 (52.85%) PHP Developer
3 70 (36.27%) Web Developer
4 33 (17.10%) Senior Developer
5 31 (16.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 25 (12.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (10.88%) Senior PHP Developer
8 19 (9.84%) Lead Developer
9 16 (8.29%) Junior
10 15 (7.77%) Junior Developer
10 15 (7.77%) Lead PHP Developer
11 12 (6.22%) HTML Developer
12 11 (5.70%) HTML CSS Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Software Developer
13 10 (5.18%) WordPress Developer
14 9 (4.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 8 (4.15%) Junior Web Developer
16 7 (3.63%) Designer
17 6 (3.11%) Drupal Developer
17 6 (3.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (77.20%) HTML
2 138 (71.50%) CSS
3 86 (44.56%) jQuery
4 78 (40.41%) HTML5
5 53 (27.46%) Laravel
6 48 (24.87%) CSS3
7 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
8 36 (18.65%) Sass
9 26 (13.47%) LAMP
10 25 (12.95%) Symfony
11 24 (12.44%) Ajax
12 20 (10.36%) Web Services
13 19 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (8.29%) Node.js
15 12 (6.22%) LESS
16 9 (4.66%) REST
17 7 (3.63%) Backbone.js
17 7 (3.63%) React
18 6 (3.11%) Doctrine
18 6 (3.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) User Experience
2 23 (11.92%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.84%) iPad
4 12 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.15%) Social Media
6 5 (2.59%) iPhone
7 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.55%) Blog
8 3 (1.55%) W3C
9 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.04%) Social Network
9 2 (1.04%) VLE
10 1 (0.52%) Animation
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.35%) Linux
2 10 (5.18%) Ubuntu
3 7 (3.63%) Windows
4 5 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.07%) CentOS
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.78%) Web Development
2 59 (30.57%) MVC
3 42 (21.76%) OO
4 39 (20.21%) E-Commerce
5 36 (18.65%) Front End Development
6 34 (17.62%) OOP
7 31 (16.06%) SEO
8 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (12.95%) OO PHP
10 22 (11.40%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (6.74%) Open Source
12 12 (6.22%) Email Marketing
13 11 (5.70%) DevOps
13 11 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.70%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.18%) Scrum
15 8 (4.15%) Analytics
15 8 (4.15%) Mobile First
15 8 (4.15%) Web Design
16 7 (3.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (86.01%) PHP
2 131 (67.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.15%) Java
4 5 (2.59%) PHP 5
4 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.07%) SQL
6 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.04%) Perl
6 2 (1.04%) Python
6 2 (1.04%) Ruby
6 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
1 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) cPanel
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (11.40%) Zend
2 18 (9.33%) Adobe
3 12 (6.22%) Google
4 8 (4.15%) Facebook
5 6 (3.11%) Twitter
6 4 (2.07%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.55%) HP
8 2 (1.04%) Apple
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.52%) Marketo
9 1 (0.52%) Optimizely
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 15 days ago