Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 162 149
Rank change year-on-year -49 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 164 226 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.86% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.31% 10.27% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 149 200 224
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +3.28%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,125 £43,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%

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 2245 2200 2514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.56% 18.07% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1850 2006
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,988 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 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 -48 110 £35,000 +16.67% 14
Cheshire -10 38 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Lancashire -16 9 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Merseyside +8 6 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 122 (74.39%) PHP
2 120 (73.17%) HTML
3 110 (67.07%) CSS
4 108 (65.85%) JavaScript
5 96 (58.54%) jQuery
6 84 (51.22%) Web Development
7 79 (48.17%) HTML5
8 52 (31.71%) Front End Development
9 51 (31.10%) MySQL
10 50 (30.49%) Sass
11 49 (29.88%) CMS
12 47 (28.66%) Git (software)
13 42 (25.61%) CSS3
14 36 (21.95%) Magento
15 35 (21.34%) MVC
15 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
16 29 (17.68%) Linux
17 23 (14.02%) Node.js
17 23 (14.02%) Grunt
18 22 (13.41%) AngularJS
18 22 (13.41%) LAMP
18 22 (13.41%) Marketing
18 22 (13.41%) Drupal
19 21 (12.80%) Laravel
20 20 (12.20%) OO
21 19 (11.59%) OOP
21 19 (11.59%) Joomla!
21 19 (11.59%) User Experience
22 18 (10.98%) Advertising
23 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development

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 (29.88%) CMS
2 22 (13.41%) Drupal
3 19 (11.59%) Joomla!
4 10 (6.10%) Apache
5 8 (4.88%) ExpressionEngine
6 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) concrete5
9 1 (0.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) Kentico
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.22%) InDesign
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 36 (21.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.22%) Shopify
3 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) GitHub
2 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.66%) Route 53
4 4 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.44%) Office 365
5 3 (1.83%) AdWords
6 2 (1.22%) npm
6 2 (1.22%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) HTTP
1 4 (2.44%) Wireless
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.10%) MySQL
2 6 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.22%) SQLite
6 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.61%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (28.66%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.02%) Grunt
3 16 (9.76%) gulp
4 6 (3.66%) JIRA
5 5 (3.05%) PostCSS
5 5 (3.05%) Subversion
5 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.61%) GitLab
7 1 (0.61%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Composer
7 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 22 (13.41%) Marketing
2 18 (10.98%) Advertising
3 10 (6.10%) Automotive
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Games
6 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.83%) Finance
8 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (89.02%) Developer
2 68 (41.46%) PHP Developer
3 46 (28.05%) Web Developer
4 34 (20.73%) Senior Developer
5 31 (18.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (10.37%) Senior PHP Developer
7 16 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (9.76%) Lead Developer
8 11 (6.71%) HTML Developer
9 10 (6.10%) PHP Web Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (5.49%) IT Support
10 9 (5.49%) Lead PHP Developer
11 7 (4.27%) WordPress Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Junior
13 5 (3.05%) HTML CSS Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Junior Developer
13 5 (3.05%) MySQL Developer
13 5 (3.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (73.17%) HTML
2 110 (67.07%) CSS
3 96 (58.54%) jQuery
4 79 (48.17%) HTML5
5 50 (30.49%) Sass
6 42 (25.61%) CSS3
7 23 (14.02%) Node.js
8 22 (13.41%) AngularJS
8 22 (13.41%) LAMP
9 21 (12.80%) Laravel
10 17 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (9.76%) React
12 15 (9.15%) Symfony
13 8 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (4.88%) LESS
14 7 (4.27%) Apache Cordova
14 7 (4.27%) PhoneGap
15 6 (3.66%) SOAP
15 6 (3.66%) Web Services
16 5 (3.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) User Experience
2 7 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.05%) iPad
4 4 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Animation
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.22%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.22%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.68%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Web Development
2 52 (31.71%) Front End Development
3 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
3 35 (21.34%) MVC
4 20 (12.20%) OO
5 19 (11.59%) OOP
6 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.37%) OO PHP
7 15 (9.15%) Open Source
7 15 (9.15%) SEO
8 11 (6.71%) Content Management
9 8 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.27%) CRM
10 7 (4.27%) Wireframes
11 6 (3.66%) Analytics
11 6 (3.66%) Mobile First
11 6 (3.66%) Scrum
11 6 (3.66%) Workflow
12 4 (2.44%) Pay per click
12 4 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (74.39%) PHP
2 108 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.76%) SQL
4 9 (5.49%) ES6
4 9 (5.49%) Java
5 8 (4.88%) C#
6 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.22%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (2.44%) vSphere
2 2 (1.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.32%) Zend
3 10 (6.10%) Adobe
4 9 (5.49%) Google
5 6 (3.66%) Facebook
5 6 (3.66%) Twitter
6 5 (3.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) Avaya
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle
8 1 (0.61%) PayPal
8 1 (0.61%) Perforce