Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 188 221
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 +8
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 15 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 3.07% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 20
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £39,925 £36,500 £41,375
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 914 847 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.13% 16.27% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 539 543 840
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Scotland

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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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Scotland

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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 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh -31 5 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Dundee -3 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Fife - 3 - - 1
Glasgow -16 2 £31,000 +12.73%
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) Web Development
3 13 (86.67%) Drupal
4 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) PHP
5 9 (60.00%) HTML5
6 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (46.67%) React
7 7 (46.67%) CMS
8 6 (40.00%) Ruby
8 6 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (40.00%) Django
9 5 (33.33%) CSS3
9 5 (33.33%) Finance
10 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (26.67%) Python
10 4 (26.67%) User Experience
10 4 (26.67%) Open Source
11 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (20.00%) jQuery
11 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (20.00%) OO
11 3 (20.00%) Adobe
11 3 (20.00%) Java
11 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
11 3 (20.00%) MVC
12 2 (13.33%) SEO
12 2 (13.33%) Marketing
12 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design

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 13 (86.67%) Drupal
2 7 (46.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) React
6 6 (40.00%) Django
6 6 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (33.33%) CSS3
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 1 (6.67%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) Laravel
9 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Capita