Period
to 23 November 2017

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

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 155 134
Rank change year-on-year -63 -21 +13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 166 245 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 1.96% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.52% 10.56% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 150 219 245
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,250 £51,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% -

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 2207 2320 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.66% 18.55% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1804 1963 1970
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £53,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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

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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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the North West

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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 November 2017. 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 -64 112 £33,000 +1.54% 7
Cheshire -23 30 £37,500 - 2
Lancashire -12 13 £32,000 -1.54% 3
Merseyside +16 10 £35,000 - 6
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 127 (76.51%) PHP
2 119 (71.69%) HTML
3 111 (66.87%) CSS
4 106 (63.86%) JavaScript
5 99 (59.64%) jQuery
6 87 (52.41%) Web Development
7 71 (42.77%) HTML5
8 54 (32.53%) Git (software)
9 50 (30.12%) Front End Development
10 49 (29.52%) CMS
11 48 (28.92%) MySQL
12 47 (28.31%) Sass
13 39 (23.49%) Magento
14 37 (22.29%) CSS3
15 34 (20.48%) MVC
16 32 (19.28%) E-Commerce
17 31 (18.67%) Laravel
18 26 (15.66%) Linux
19 25 (15.06%) OO
19 25 (15.06%) Node.js
19 25 (15.06%) Drupal
20 23 (13.86%) Marketing
21 22 (13.25%) OOP
21 22 (13.25%) AngularJS
22 21 (12.65%) SQL
23 20 (12.05%) SEO
23 20 (12.05%) Symfony
23 20 (12.05%) Advertising
23 20 (12.05%) Grunt
24 19 (11.45%) 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 49 (29.52%) CMS
2 25 (15.06%) Drupal
3 19 (11.45%) Joomla!
4 7 (4.22%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (3.61%) Apache
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.20%) nginx
8 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) concrete5
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.81%) InDesign
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 39 (23.49%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.20%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.20%) Shopify
3 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) GitHub
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.61%) Route 53
4 4 (2.41%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.81%) AdWords
5 3 (1.81%) MailChimp
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.60%) npm
7 1 (0.60%) Office 365
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) HTTP
1 4 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.92%) MySQL
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.41%) SQLite
6 3 (1.81%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.60%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.05%) Grunt
3 17 (10.24%) gulp
4 7 (4.22%) Subversion
5 5 (3.01%) JIRA
5 5 (3.01%) PostCSS
6 4 (2.41%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.81%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.20%) Bazaar
8 2 (1.20%) GitLab
8 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.20%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.20%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 23 (13.86%) Marketing
2 20 (12.05%) Advertising
3 10 (6.02%) Automotive
4 8 (4.82%) Games
4 8 (4.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Finance
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (87.95%) Developer
2 75 (45.18%) PHP Developer
3 43 (25.90%) Web Developer
4 37 (22.29%) Senior Developer
5 35 (21.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (10.24%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (7.83%) HTML Developer
7 13 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Lead Developer
9 10 (6.02%) PHP Web Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Lead PHP Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Designer
11 7 (4.22%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (4.22%) MySQL Developer
11 7 (4.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (3.61%) IT Support
12 6 (3.61%) Junior
12 6 (3.61%) WordPress Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (71.69%) HTML
2 111 (66.87%) CSS
3 99 (59.64%) jQuery
4 71 (42.77%) HTML5
5 47 (28.31%) Sass
6 37 (22.29%) CSS3
7 31 (18.67%) Laravel
8 25 (15.06%) Node.js
9 22 (13.25%) AngularJS
10 20 (12.05%) Symfony
11 18 (10.84%) LAMP
11 18 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (8.43%) React
13 13 (7.83%) CodeIgniter
14 8 (4.82%) SOAP
15 7 (4.22%) LESS
15 7 (4.22%) XML
16 6 (3.61%) Apache Cordova
16 6 (3.61%) CakePHP
16 6 (3.61%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) User Experience
2 9 (5.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.22%) Graphic Design
3 7 (4.22%) Social Media
4 5 (3.01%) Animation
5 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.41%) iPad
6 3 (1.81%) Blog
6 3 (1.81%) Life Science
6 3 (1.81%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.20%) Photography
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.66%) Linux
2 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
2 6 (3.61%) Windows
2 6 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.41%) Mac OS
3 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Unix
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) CentOS
4 2 (1.20%) Debian
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.41%) Web Development
2 50 (30.12%) Front End Development
3 34 (20.48%) MVC
4 32 (19.28%) E-Commerce
5 25 (15.06%) OO
6 22 (13.25%) OOP
7 20 (12.05%) SEO
8 19 (11.45%) OO PHP
9 16 (9.64%) Open Source
10 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.02%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (4.82%) Wireframes
13 7 (4.22%) Analytics
13 7 (4.22%) Web Design
14 6 (3.61%) Content Management
14 6 (3.61%) Mobile First
15 5 (3.01%) Pay per click
15 5 (3.01%) Workflow
16 4 (2.41%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 127 (76.51%) PHP
2 106 (63.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.65%) SQL
4 13 (7.83%) Java
5 7 (4.22%) ES6
6 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.61%) C#
6 6 (3.61%) Python
7 5 (3.01%) Perl
7 5 (3.01%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Go
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (2.41%) vSphere
2 2 (1.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Varnish
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (10.84%) Zend
2 10 (6.02%) Adobe
2 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.82%) Google
4 5 (3.01%) VMware
5 4 (2.41%) Twitter
5 4 (2.41%) WooCommerce
6 2 (1.20%) Capita
6 2 (1.20%) Facebook
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle
7 1 (0.60%) Avaya
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco
7 1 (0.60%) PayPal
7 1 (0.60%) Perforce
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore