The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 155 155
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 15 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 1.29% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,400 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.43% -6.92%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 444 541 656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.36% 18.88% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 262 297 431
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,707 £27,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

WordPress
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Scotland

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Scotland

WordPress
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 12 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Fife - 2 £31,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £27,000 - 1
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 27 (87.10%) HTML
2 26 (83.87%) PHP
3 25 (80.65%) CSS
4 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
5 21 (67.74%) Drupal
6 18 (58.06%) Web Development
6 18 (58.06%) CMS
7 17 (54.84%) HTML5
8 13 (41.94%) CSS3
9 12 (38.71%) jQuery
10 10 (32.26%) MySQL
10 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
11 9 (29.03%) User Experience
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Content Management
12 8 (25.81%) Symfony
12 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
13 6 (19.35%) Marketing
14 5 (16.13%) B2B
14 5 (16.13%) React
14 5 (16.13%) phpMyAdmin
15 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
15 4 (12.90%) cPanel
15 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
15 4 (12.90%) Facebook
15 4 (12.90%) Twitter
15 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
15 4 (12.90%) B2C

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (67.74%) Drupal
2 18 (58.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Grunt
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) PHP Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Web Developer
3 9 (29.03%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) HTML
2 25 (80.65%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) HTML5
4 13 (41.94%) CSS3
5 12 (38.71%) jQuery
6 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) Symfony
8 5 (16.13%) React
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) XHTML
10 2 (6.45%) Ajax
10 2 (6.45%) D3.js
10 2 (6.45%) LAMP
11 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
11 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.23%) Node.js
11 1 (3.23%) RESTful
11 1 (3.23%) Sass
11 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Web Development
2 8 (25.81%) Content Management
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
3 5 (16.13%) B2B
4 4 (12.90%) B2C
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
4 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) 3D Visualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.23%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) PHP
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Facebook
1 4 (12.90%) Google
1 4 (12.90%) Twitter
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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