Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 214 177
Rank change year-on-year -16 -37 -14
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 132 177 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.10% 7.40% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 106 158 172
North West median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £23,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,625 £42,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%

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 1,859 2,391 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.29% 18.12% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,493 1,985 1,656
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £58,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +16 108 £32,500 -10.96% 24
Cheshire -29 16 £45,000 +25.00% 14
Lancashire -3 8 £35,000 +3.70% 7
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 104 (78.79%) HTML
1 104 (78.79%) CSS
2 96 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 70 (53.03%) PHP
4 52 (39.39%) jQuery
5 45 (34.09%) Laravel
6 44 (33.33%) Web Development
7 43 (32.58%) Sass
8 39 (29.55%) Git (software)
9 34 (25.76%) MySQL
10 33 (25.00%) React
11 32 (24.24%) HTML5
12 31 (23.48%) Node.js
13 29 (21.97%) Photoshop
14 27 (20.45%) Mobile App
14 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
15 26 (19.70%) SEO
16 24 (18.18%) CSS3
17 23 (17.42%) MVC
17 23 (17.42%) Zend
18 22 (16.67%) SQL
19 21 (15.91%) CMS
19 21 (15.91%) Magento
19 21 (15.91%) gulp
19 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (15.15%) Grunt
21 19 (14.39%) Responsive Web Design
22 18 (13.64%) Linux
22 18 (13.64%) Symfony
22 18 (13.64%) Drupal

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 21 (15.91%) CMS
2 18 (13.64%) Drupal
3 6 (4.55%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.52%) Perch
6 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.76%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.79%) InDesign
4 3 (2.27%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.76%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) GitHub
2 3 (2.27%) Twilio
3 2 (1.52%) Asana
3 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.52%) Yarn
4 1 (0.76%) AdWords
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Intranet
2 2 (1.52%) LAN
2 2 (1.52%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) MySQL
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.79%) MS Access
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.91%) gulp
3 20 (15.15%) Grunt
4 16 (12.12%) webpack
5 12 (9.09%) GitLab
5 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.55%) JIRA
7 5 (3.79%) Subversion
8 2 (1.52%) Codeception
8 2 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.52%) Mocha
8 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.76%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.76%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (13.64%) Games
2 14 (10.61%) Marketing
3 10 (7.58%) Advertising
3 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.06%) Finance
5 6 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (83.33%) Developer
2 35 (26.52%) PHP Developer
3 24 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (13.64%) WordPress Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Designer
8 10 (7.58%) Digital Designer
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (4.55%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
11 5 (3.79%) Database Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Junior
12 4 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (3.03%) Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (78.79%) CSS
1 104 (78.79%) HTML
2 52 (39.39%) jQuery
3 45 (34.09%) Laravel
4 43 (32.58%) Sass
5 33 (25.00%) React
6 32 (24.24%) HTML5
7 31 (23.48%) Node.js
8 24 (18.18%) CSS3
9 18 (13.64%) Symfony
10 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.85%) Vue.js
11 13 (9.85%) Zend Framework
12 11 (8.33%) Redux
13 10 (7.58%) LESS
13 10 (7.58%) XML
14 8 (6.06%) Angular 2
14 8 (6.06%) CakePHP
14 8 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (5.30%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.09%) Social Media
3 11 (8.33%) User Experience
4 7 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.79%) Blog
7 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.52%) W3C
9 1 (0.76%) Animation
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.76%) Life Science
9 1 (0.76%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Linux
2 9 (6.82%) Windows
2 9 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.27%) CentOS
5 3 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Web Development
2 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
3 26 (19.70%) SEO
4 23 (17.42%) MVC
5 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (11.36%) OO
8 14 (10.61%) OO PHP
9 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
9 13 (9.85%) Web Design
9 13 (9.85%) Wireframes
10 12 (9.09%) API Integration
10 12 (9.09%) Pay per click
11 11 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (6.06%) Email Marketing
14 7 (5.30%) Case Management
14 7 (5.30%) CRM
15 5 (3.79%) Marketing Automation
15 5 (3.79%) Multichannel Marketing
Programming Languages
1 96 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 70 (53.03%) PHP
3 22 (16.67%) SQL
4 9 (6.82%) Java
5 8 (6.06%) ES6
6 5 (3.79%) Python
6 5 (3.79%) VBA
7 3 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) cPanel
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Zend
2 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.61%) IBM
4 12 (9.09%) Adobe
4 12 (9.09%) WooCommerce
5 10 (7.58%) Capita
6 5 (3.79%) Avaya
7 4 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.76%) PayPal
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) WorldPay