Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 227 152
Rank change year-on-year -29 -75 -2
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 97 147 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.13% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.89% 6.82% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 74 133 223
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
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 1,648 2,156 2,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.69% 16.54% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,757 1,945
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -13 65 £27,500 -16.67% 24
Cheshire +20 17 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Lancashire +6 13 £24,500 -22.22% 5
Merseyside +1 2 £18,000 -44.62% 4
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 72 (74.23%) JavaScript
2 70 (72.16%) CSS
3 68 (70.10%) HTML
4 55 (56.70%) PHP
5 32 (32.99%) MySQL
6 31 (31.96%) jQuery
7 27 (27.84%) Web Development
7 27 (27.84%) React
8 26 (26.80%) Laravel
8 26 (26.80%) Photoshop
9 25 (25.77%) Sass
10 24 (24.74%) Magento
11 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 22 (22.68%) Node.js
12 19 (19.59%) HTML5
12 19 (19.59%) gulp
12 19 (19.59%) MVC
12 19 (19.59%) CMS
12 19 (19.59%) Marketing
13 18 (18.56%) SEO
13 18 (18.56%) SQL
13 18 (18.56%) CSS3
14 16 (16.49%) Adobe
14 16 (16.49%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (15.46%) Zend
16 13 (13.40%) Drupal
16 13 (13.40%) Mobile App
17 12 (12.37%) webpack
17 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
17 12 (12.37%) IBM

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 19 (19.59%) CMS
2 13 (13.40%) Drupal
3 6 (6.19%) IBM Domino
4 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.06%) Perch
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.15%) InDesign
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (24.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) Shopify
2 1 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 4 (4.12%) Yarn
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Asana
3 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) npm
4 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) SSL
3 6 (6.19%) Firewall
4 3 (3.09%) Intranet
4 3 (3.09%) SSH
5 2 (2.06%) Skype
6 1 (1.03%) FTP
6 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.59%) gulp
3 12 (12.37%) webpack
4 10 (10.31%) GitLab
5 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.22%) Grunt
6 7 (7.22%) Subversion
7 4 (4.12%) JIRA
8 2 (2.06%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.03%) PostCSS
General
1 19 (19.59%) Marketing
2 11 (11.34%) Games
3 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 34 (35.05%) PHP Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (13.40%) WordPress Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.22%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.19%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Marketing Executive
9 5 (5.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (72.16%) CSS
2 68 (70.10%) HTML
3 31 (31.96%) jQuery
4 27 (27.84%) React
5 26 (26.80%) Laravel
6 25 (25.77%) Sass
7 22 (22.68%) Node.js
8 19 (19.59%) HTML5
9 18 (18.56%) CSS3
10 11 (11.34%) Vue.js
11 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.31%) Symfony
12 8 (8.25%) LESS
12 8 (8.25%) Zend Framework
13 6 (6.19%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (5.15%) .NET
14 5 (5.15%) Backbone.js
14 5 (5.15%) Ember.js
14 5 (5.15%) Express
14 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.25%) Social Media
2 8 (8.25%) User Experience
3 7 (7.22%) Blog
4 6 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Life Science
6 2 (2.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Debian
2 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.03%) Unix
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Web Development
2 19 (19.59%) MVC
3 18 (18.56%) SEO
4 16 (16.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
6 10 (10.31%) API Integration
6 10 (10.31%) OO
7 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.25%) CRM
9 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (7.22%) Email Marketing
9 7 (7.22%) OO PHP
10 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.19%) Pay per click
11 5 (5.15%) Infographics
11 5 (5.15%) Logistics
11 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.15%) Telesales
11 5 (5.15%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (74.23%) JavaScript
2 55 (56.70%) PHP
3 18 (18.56%) SQL
4 4 (4.12%) Java
4 4 (4.12%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) ES6
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Adobe
2 15 (15.46%) Zend
3 12 (12.37%) IBM
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco
6 1 (1.03%) WooCommerce