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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 175 165
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 87 62 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.29% 1.11% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.80% 6.61% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 54 77
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  

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 1279 938 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.94% 16.76% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 785 965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -14 53 £33,000 +1.53% 8
Cheshire -13 24 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Lancashire +8 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Merseyside -9 2 £26,000 +4.00%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 150 (82.87%) PHP
2 148 (81.77%) HTML
3 134 (74.03%) JavaScript
4 127 (70.17%) CSS
5 89 (49.17%) jQuery
6 87 (48.07%) HTML5
6 87 (48.07%) Web Development
7 78 (43.09%) MySQL
8 60 (33.15%) Git (software)
9 58 (32.04%) CMS
10 51 (28.18%) CSS3
10 51 (28.18%) Front End Development
11 50 (27.62%) Magento
12 49 (27.07%) Linux
13 46 (25.41%) MVC
14 44 (24.31%) AngularJS
15 42 (23.20%) Sass
16 40 (22.10%) E-Commerce
16 40 (22.10%) LAMP
17 35 (19.34%) Marketing
18 34 (18.78%) Drupal
19 30 (16.57%) OO
20 29 (16.02%) Apache
20 29 (16.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 25 (13.81%) User Experience
22 24 (13.26%) Photoshop
22 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
23 22 (12.15%) OOP
23 22 (12.15%) OO PHP
23 22 (12.15%) Grunt

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 58 (32.04%) CMS
2 34 (18.78%) Drupal
3 29 (16.02%) Apache
4 12 (6.63%) Joomla!
5 6 (3.31%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (3.31%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.66%) Kentico
7 3 (1.66%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (4.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 50 (27.62%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) nopCommerce
2 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.55%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.55%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.21%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.55%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Wireless
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
2 2 (1.10%) FTP
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) SSH
3 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (43.09%) MySQL
2 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.66%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (33.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.15%) Grunt
3 9 (4.97%) Subversion
4 7 (3.87%) gulp
5 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.66%) JIRA
5 3 (1.66%) PhpStorm
5 3 (1.66%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) webpack
7 1 (0.55%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.55%) Gatling
7 1 (0.55%) JMeter
7 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Composer
General
1 35 (19.34%) Marketing
2 13 (7.18%) Retail
3 6 (3.31%) Games
4 5 (2.76%) Advertising
5 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 170 (93.92%) Developer
2 75 (41.44%) PHP Developer
3 62 (34.25%) Web Developer
4 33 (18.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 32 (17.68%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.05%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (10.50%) Lead Developer
8 15 (8.29%) Senior PHP Developer
9 14 (7.73%) HTML Developer
9 14 (7.73%) Junior
9 14 (7.73%) WordPress Developer
10 13 (7.18%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (7.18%) Junior Developer
10 13 (7.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 12 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Lead PHP Developer
13 6 (3.31%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.76%) Drupal Developer
14 5 (2.76%) IT Support
14 5 (2.76%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (81.77%) HTML
2 127 (70.17%) CSS
3 89 (49.17%) jQuery
4 87 (48.07%) HTML5
5 51 (28.18%) CSS3
6 44 (24.31%) AngularJS
7 42 (23.20%) Sass
8 40 (22.10%) LAMP
9 29 (16.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (10.50%) Node.js
11 18 (9.94%) Laravel
11 18 (9.94%) React
12 11 (6.08%) Ajax
12 11 (6.08%) LESS
12 11 (6.08%) Symfony
13 9 (4.97%) REST
13 9 (4.97%) Twig
14 7 (3.87%) .NET
15 6 (3.31%) CakePHP
15 6 (3.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) User Experience
2 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.63%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (5.52%) iPad
5 6 (3.31%) Social Media
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.21%) Windows
4 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.07%) Web Development
2 51 (28.18%) Front End Development
3 46 (25.41%) MVC
4 40 (22.10%) E-Commerce
5 30 (16.57%) OO
6 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (12.15%) OO PHP
7 22 (12.15%) OOP
8 20 (11.05%) SEO
9 11 (6.08%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (5.52%) Open Source
10 10 (5.52%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.42%) Content Management
11 8 (4.42%) Web Design
12 7 (3.87%) CRM
12 7 (3.87%) Email Marketing
12 7 (3.87%) Mobile First
12 7 (3.87%) Project Management
13 6 (3.31%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.31%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 150 (82.87%) PHP
2 134 (74.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.31%) C#
4 4 (2.21%) ES6
4 4 (2.21%) Python
5 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.66%) Java
5 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.66%) SQL
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (9.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Plesk
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (7.18%) Adobe
2 9 (4.97%) Google
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.97%) Zend
3 8 (4.42%) Facebook
3 8 (4.42%) Twitter
4 4 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.66%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) Avaya
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) Marketo
7 1 (0.55%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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