Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 397 360
Rank change year-on-year +101 -37 +19
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 277 205 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 3.15% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 262 186 272
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £25,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5158 6518 8222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.89% 18.43% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 5574 7023
South East median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +5.39%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Thames Valley +51 78 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Hampshire +65 72 £30,000 -14.29% 1
East Sussex +39 66 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +34 48 £37,500 -1.96% 2
Surrey +43 41 £41,500 +38.33% 3
Berkshire +50 19 £40,000 +21.21% 3
West Sussex +4 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire -10 11 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Kent +7 9 £33,750 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 198 (71.48%) HTML
2 187 (67.51%) JavaScript
3 184 (66.43%) PHP
4 174 (62.82%) CSS
5 101 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (35.74%) jQuery
7 91 (32.85%) CMS
8 88 (31.77%) MySQL
9 72 (25.99%) Web Development
10 68 (24.55%) Drupal
11 64 (23.10%) Marketing
12 62 (22.38%) Laravel
13 48 (17.33%) HTML5
13 48 (17.33%) Front End Development
14 46 (16.61%) Magento
15 44 (15.88%) Symfony
16 43 (15.52%) AngularJS
17 41 (14.80%) Mentoring
18 40 (14.44%) SEO
19 39 (14.08%) Mobile App
20 38 (13.72%) .NET
21 36 (13.00%) Joomla!
22 35 (12.64%) CSS3
23 34 (12.27%) C#
24 33 (11.91%) OOP
25 32 (11.55%) Subversion
26 31 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
26 31 (11.19%) JSON
27 30 (10.83%) Sass
27 30 (10.83%) PRINCE2

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 91 (32.85%) CMS
2 68 (24.55%) Drupal
3 36 (13.00%) Joomla!
4 12 (4.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 11 (3.97%) Apache
5 11 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.53%) nginx
7 4 (1.44%) Kentico
8 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.72%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.72%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.72%) MODX
9 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) DNN
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.81%) InDesign
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 46 (16.61%) Magento
2 4 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.03%) GitHub
2 15 (5.42%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.17%) npm
4 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) AdWords
6 1 (0.36%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (31.77%) MySQL
2 30 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.30%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (11.55%) Subversion
2 27 (9.75%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.50%) JIRA
4 15 (5.42%) gulp
5 11 (3.97%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.89%) Grunt
7 8 (2.89%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.17%) webpack
10 3 (1.08%) Babel
10 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.72%) ProtoShare
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.36%) Bower
12 1 (0.36%) Visual Composer
General
1 64 (23.10%) Marketing
2 12 (4.33%) Advertising
3 7 (2.53%) Finance
3 7 (2.53%) Publishing
4 6 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 191 (68.95%) Developer
2 96 (34.66%) PHP Developer
3 49 (17.69%) Web Developer
4 39 (14.08%) Web Manager
5 31 (11.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 30 (10.83%) WordPress Developer
7 29 (10.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 28 (10.11%) Lead Developer
9 25 (9.03%) Lead PHP Developer
10 24 (8.66%) Account Manager
10 24 (8.66%) Digital Account Manager
11 22 (7.94%) Digital Project Manager
11 22 (7.94%) Project Manager
12 18 (6.50%) Senior Developer
13 17 (6.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 17 (6.14%) Web Project Manager
14 14 (5.05%) Senior PHP Developer
15 13 (4.69%) C# Developer
15 13 (4.69%) Development Manager
15 13 (4.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (71.48%) HTML
2 174 (62.82%) CSS
3 99 (35.74%) jQuery
4 62 (22.38%) Laravel
5 48 (17.33%) HTML5
6 44 (15.88%) Symfony
7 43 (15.52%) AngularJS
8 38 (13.72%) .NET
9 35 (12.64%) CSS3
10 31 (11.19%) JSON
11 30 (10.83%) Sass
12 27 (9.75%) Ajax
13 26 (9.39%) XML
14 24 (8.66%) CodeIgniter
14 24 (8.66%) React
15 23 (8.30%) ASP.NET
16 21 (7.58%) Node.js
17 19 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (6.14%) LESS
19 12 (4.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) Mobile App
2 27 (9.75%) Social Media
3 21 (7.58%) User Experience
4 11 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.61%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.22%) Linux
2 10 (3.61%) Android
2 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.72%) Unix
3 2 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.99%) Web Development
3 48 (17.33%) Front End Development
4 41 (14.80%) Mentoring
5 40 (14.44%) SEO
6 33 (11.91%) OOP
7 31 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.83%) PRINCE2
9 29 (10.47%) Digital Marketing
10 27 (9.75%) MVC
11 26 (9.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (9.03%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.14%) Analytics
13 17 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (6.14%) Resource Management
14 16 (5.78%) OO
14 16 (5.78%) Project Management
15 14 (5.05%) Open Source
16 13 (4.69%) Content Management
17 11 (3.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 187 (67.51%) JavaScript
2 184 (66.43%) PHP
3 34 (12.27%) C#
4 20 (7.22%) SQL
5 16 (5.78%) C++
6 13 (4.69%) Java
7 10 (3.61%) Ruby
8 6 (2.17%) Python
9 4 (1.44%) ES6
10 2 (0.72%) CFML
10 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.89%) WCAG
2 4 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) WAI
Vendors
1 26 (9.39%) Zend
2 20 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.86%) Adobe
4 18 (6.50%) Google
5 9 (3.25%) PayPal
6 2 (0.72%) Avid
6 2 (0.72%) HubSpot
6 2 (0.72%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) Plumtree