Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 176 166
Rank change year-on-year -60 -10 -20
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 128 206 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 1.66% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.90% 9.54% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 115 188 200
North West median annual salary £33,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% -4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,125 £41,375
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +1.45%

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 2,171 2,160 2,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.93% 17.44% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,730 1,852 1,842
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.55%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -46 82 £33,000 +3.94% 33
Cheshire -41 15 £37,500 +50.00% 10
Merseyside +23 14 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Lancashire -18 14 £29,500 -9.23% 12
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 96 (75.00%) HTML
1 96 (75.00%) PHP
1 96 (75.00%) CSS
2 90 (70.31%) JavaScript
3 72 (56.25%) jQuery
4 59 (46.09%) Web Development
5 48 (37.50%) HTML5
6 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
6 45 (35.16%) Front End Development
7 35 (27.34%) Sass
8 33 (25.78%) MySQL
9 32 (25.00%) CMS
10 31 (24.22%) CSS3
11 30 (23.44%) Laravel
12 27 (21.09%) Magento
12 27 (21.09%) SEO
13 25 (19.53%) Marketing
14 23 (17.97%) Node.js
14 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
15 22 (17.19%) Linux
16 21 (16.41%) gulp
17 19 (14.84%) React
17 19 (14.84%) MVC
17 19 (14.84%) Symfony
18 18 (14.06%) Zend
19 17 (13.28%) User Experience
20 16 (12.50%) OOP
20 16 (12.50%) OO
20 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce
21 15 (11.72%) Photoshop

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 32 (25.00%) CMS
2 14 (10.94%) Drupal
3 7 (5.47%) Joomla!
4 5 (3.91%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) concrete5
Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.13%) InDesign
5 2 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.56%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 27 (21.09%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.56%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.03%) GitHub
2 6 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (4.69%) Route 53
3 5 (3.91%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.13%) SaaS
5 3 (2.34%) AdWords
5 3 (2.34%) MailChimp
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.56%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.56%) Trello
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.78%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.34%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.34%) SQLite
6 2 (1.56%) MS Access
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.41%) gulp
3 13 (10.16%) Grunt
4 5 (3.91%) Subversion
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.91%) webpack
5 4 (3.13%) JIRA
5 4 (3.13%) PostCSS
6 3 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.56%) Bazaar
7 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.56%) GitLab
7 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.56%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.56%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.56%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.56%) Pivotal Tracker
7 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (19.53%) Marketing
2 14 (10.94%) Advertising
3 6 (4.69%) Games
3 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Finance
5 4 (3.13%) Law
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Automotive
7 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (87.50%) Developer
2 52 (40.63%) PHP Developer
3 34 (26.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (24.22%) Web Developer
5 19 (14.84%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (7.81%) HTML Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.03%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Designer
9 8 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Lead PHP Developer
10 6 (4.69%) MySQL Developer
10 6 (4.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Digital Designer
12 4 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
13 3 (2.34%) Digital Developer
13 3 (2.34%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (75.00%) CSS
1 96 (75.00%) HTML
2 72 (56.25%) jQuery
3 48 (37.50%) HTML5
4 35 (27.34%) Sass
5 31 (24.22%) CSS3
6 30 (23.44%) Laravel
7 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
7 23 (17.97%) Node.js
8 19 (14.84%) React
8 19 (14.84%) Symfony
9 13 (10.16%) CodeIgniter
10 12 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.03%) CakePHP
11 9 (7.03%) XML
12 7 (5.47%) LAMP
12 7 (5.47%) LESS
12 7 (5.47%) SOAP
12 7 (5.47%) Web Services
13 5 (3.91%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) User Experience
2 12 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.38%) Social Media
3 9 (7.03%) Graphic Design
3 9 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.69%) Animation
5 3 (2.34%) Blog
5 3 (2.34%) Life Science
5 3 (2.34%) Photography
5 3 (2.34%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.19%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) CentOS
2 6 (4.69%) Debian
2 6 (4.69%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 5 (3.91%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.09%) Web Development
2 45 (35.16%) Front End Development
3 27 (21.09%) SEO
4 19 (14.84%) MVC
5 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 16 (12.50%) OO
5 16 (12.50%) OOP
6 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.59%) Web Design
8 9 (7.03%) Pay per click
9 8 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 8 (6.25%) Wireframes
10 7 (5.47%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (4.69%) A/B Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Analytics
11 6 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.91%) Content Management
12 5 (3.91%) Open Source
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 96 (75.00%) PHP
2 90 (70.31%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.72%) SQL
4 12 (9.38%) Java
5 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.69%) Python
6 5 (3.91%) Perl
6 5 (3.91%) PHP 7
7 4 (3.13%) C#
7 4 (3.13%) ES6
7 4 (3.13%) VBA
8 3 (2.34%) Ruby
9 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Varnish
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Zend
2 11 (8.59%) Adobe
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.03%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) Twitter
6 2 (1.56%) Avaya
6 2 (1.56%) Capita
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Facebook
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) WooCommerce