Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 213 162
Rank change year-on-year -49 -51 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 94 165 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 1.29% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.59% 7.36% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 150 199
North West median annual salary £31,750 £34,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.63% +6.92% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,375 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 1,682 2,241 2,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.30% 17.53% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,377 1,834 1,853
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,900 £23,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £59,500
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -40 72 £29,150 -14.89% 20
Cheshire -21 13 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Lancashire +8 8 £32,500 - 9
Merseyside +3 1 - - 2
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 76 (80.85%) CSS
2 75 (79.79%) JavaScript
3 73 (77.66%) HTML
4 52 (55.32%) PHP
5 36 (38.30%) jQuery
6 31 (32.98%) Sass
7 30 (31.91%) React
8 29 (30.85%) Photoshop
9 28 (29.79%) Laravel
10 27 (28.72%) Web Development
11 26 (27.66%) MySQL
11 26 (27.66%) Node.js
12 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.28%) HTML5
13 20 (21.28%) gulp
14 19 (20.21%) MVC
15 18 (19.15%) CMS
15 18 (19.15%) SEO
15 18 (19.15%) SQL
16 17 (18.09%) Mobile App
16 17 (18.09%) CSS3
17 16 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (15.96%) Front End Development
18 15 (15.96%) Adobe
18 15 (15.96%) Zend
19 14 (14.89%) Marketing
19 14 (14.89%) Games
19 14 (14.89%) IBM
19 14 (14.89%) webpack
20 13 (13.83%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (19.15%) CMS
2 12 (12.77%) Drupal
3 6 (6.38%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.13%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.13%) Perch
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.06%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.32%) InDesign
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.06%) Shopify
2 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) Asana
2 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.13%) Yarn
3 1 (1.06%) AdWords
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloudflare
3 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Intranet
1 2 (2.13%) SSH
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) MS Access
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.28%) gulp
3 14 (14.89%) webpack
4 12 (12.77%) GitLab
5 9 (9.57%) Grunt
5 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.45%) Subversion
7 6 (6.38%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.06%) PostCSS
General
1 14 (14.89%) Games
1 14 (14.89%) Marketing
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (82.98%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) PHP Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 11 (11.70%) WordPress Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.38%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Marketing Executive
9 5 (5.32%) Designer
10 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Web Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Web Applications Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Web Applications Support
10 4 (4.26%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (80.85%) CSS
2 73 (77.66%) HTML
3 36 (38.30%) jQuery
4 31 (32.98%) Sass
5 30 (31.91%) React
6 28 (29.79%) Laravel
7 26 (27.66%) Node.js
8 20 (21.28%) HTML5
9 17 (18.09%) CSS3
10 12 (12.77%) Vue.js
11 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.64%) Symfony
12 9 (9.57%) Zend Framework
13 8 (8.51%) LESS
13 8 (8.51%) Redux
14 6 (6.38%) Express
15 5 (5.32%) XML
16 4 (4.26%) CakePHP
16 4 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
16 4 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.45%) Social Media
3 6 (6.38%) User Experience
4 5 (5.32%) Blog
4 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Web Development
2 19 (20.21%) MVC
3 18 (19.15%) SEO
4 16 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (15.96%) Front End Development
6 13 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.77%) API Integration
8 10 (10.64%) OO
9 9 (9.57%) OO PHP
9 9 (9.57%) Web Design
10 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.51%) CRM
11 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (7.45%) Email Marketing
11 7 (7.45%) Pay per click
11 7 (7.45%) Prototyping
12 6 (6.38%) Wireframes
13 5 (5.32%) Infographics
13 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.32%) Multichannel Marketing
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) JavaScript
2 52 (55.32%) PHP
3 18 (19.15%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) ES6
5 3 (3.19%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
1 2 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) cPanel
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Adobe
1 15 (15.96%) Zend
2 14 (14.89%) IBM
3 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) PayPal
6 1 (1.06%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.06%) WorldPay