Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 86 104
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 9 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 1.80% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.29% 7.25% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 9
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,950 £22,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,750 £33,600
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% +3.28%

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 210 331 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.67% 24.76% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 162 290 232
Somerset median annual salary £36,250 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.97% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,625 £63,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Somerset

WordPress
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Somerset

WordPress
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Somerset 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
Bath -10 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Taunton +18 2 £35,000 +34.62%
Yeovil -2 2 £30,000 -
Clevedon - 2 £40,000 -
WordPress
South West

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 Somerset region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Laravel
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) webpack
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Magento
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) webpack
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree