The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 134 143
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.93% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £48,500 £28,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.69% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 369 395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 15.96% 20.67% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 322 306
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Reading

WordPress
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in Reading.

Salary trend for WordPress in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) Drupal
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
5 8 (66.67%) Python
5 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 8 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) CMS
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Publishing
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) WAI
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Social Media
7 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
7 2 (16.67%) ProtoShare
7 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) Magnolia
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) Magnolia
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 2 (16.67%) ProtoShare
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Avid
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com