Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 348 389
Rank change year-on-year +47 +41 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 263 211 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 3.65% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 247 162 240
South East median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 5,294 5,777 7,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.03% 18.27% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,475 4,859 6,766
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,097 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.13% +2.44% +5.88%

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

WordPress
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Hampshire +34 88 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Thames Valley +22 79 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Surrey +35 54 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Oxfordshire -9 37 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Berkshire +36 32 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Sussex -26 28 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £36,250 +11.54% 4
West Sussex +6 8 £28,750 -25.81% 9
Kent -4 6 £22,500 -25.00% 7
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 217 (82.51%) JavaScript
2 211 (80.23%) PHP
3 204 (77.57%) HTML
4 191 (72.62%) CSS
5 122 (46.39%) CMS
6 121 (46.01%) MySQL
7 109 (41.44%) jQuery
8 100 (38.02%) Web Development
9 84 (31.94%) Laravel
10 74 (28.14%) Front End Development
11 69 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (25.86%) Drupal
13 65 (24.71%) HTML5
14 63 (23.95%) Sass
15 61 (23.19%) AngularJS
16 60 (22.81%) Marketing
17 55 (20.91%) Magento
18 52 (19.77%) CSS3
19 49 (18.63%) MVC
20 47 (17.87%) E-Commerce
21 45 (17.11%) Joomla!
22 44 (16.73%) Mobile App
23 43 (16.35%) Mentoring
24 42 (15.97%) Degree
25 40 (15.21%) Git (software)
26 37 (14.07%) React
27 35 (13.31%) User Experience
27 35 (13.31%) Subversion
28 34 (12.93%) Node.js
29 32 (12.17%) Symfony

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
1 122 (46.39%) CMS
2 68 (25.86%) Drupal
3 45 (17.11%) Joomla!
4 18 (6.84%) Apache
5 14 (5.32%) nginx
6 13 (4.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 8 (3.04%) EPiServer
8 7 (2.66%) Umbraco
9 6 (2.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.14%) bbPress
12 2 (0.76%) Kentico
12 2 (0.76%) MODX
12 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.38%) IIS
13 1 (0.38%) JBoss
13 1 (0.38%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 26 (9.89%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (20.91%) Magento
2 6 (2.28%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.27%) GitHub
2 10 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.04%) CloudFront
3 8 (3.04%) Route 53
4 7 (2.66%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (2.28%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.28%) npm
6 5 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.52%) Sage Pay
8 3 (1.14%) AdWords
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Akamai
10 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) DNS
1 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) FTP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) SMTP
2 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (46.01%) MySQL
2 26 (9.89%) MariaDB
3 24 (9.13%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.38%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 40 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.31%) Subversion
3 28 (10.65%) gulp
4 12 (4.56%) Grunt
5 8 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.66%) webpack
7 5 (1.90%) JIRA
8 4 (1.52%) Babel
9 3 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.14%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.76%) Selenium
10 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.38%) Bower
11 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.38%) Firebug
11 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.38%) Visual Composer
11 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 60 (22.81%) Marketing
2 11 (4.18%) Advertising
3 7 (2.66%) Finance
4 4 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.38%) Publishing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 207 (78.71%) Developer
2 121 (46.01%) PHP Developer
3 57 (21.67%) Web Developer
4 49 (18.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 34 (12.93%) Lead Developer
6 28 (10.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 25 (9.51%) Lead PHP Developer
8 17 (6.46%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (6.46%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.08%) Senior PHP Developer
10 12 (4.56%) Account Manager
10 12 (4.56%) Client Services Manager
10 12 (4.56%) Designer
10 12 (4.56%) Digital Account Manager
10 12 (4.56%) Web Designer
11 11 (4.18%) Development Manager
11 11 (4.18%) Web Manager
12 10 (3.80%) WordPress Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (77.57%) HTML
2 191 (72.62%) CSS
3 109 (41.44%) jQuery
4 84 (31.94%) Laravel
5 65 (24.71%) HTML5
6 63 (23.95%) Sass
7 61 (23.19%) AngularJS
8 52 (19.77%) CSS3
9 37 (14.07%) React
10 34 (12.93%) Node.js
11 32 (12.17%) JSON
11 32 (12.17%) Symfony
12 31 (11.79%) .NET
13 30 (11.41%) XML
14 28 (10.65%) CodeIgniter
14 28 (10.65%) LESS
15 22 (8.37%) LAMP
16 17 (6.46%) Ajax
17 16 (6.08%) ASP.NET
18 15 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.73%) Mobile App
2 35 (13.31%) User Experience
3 20 (7.60%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.60%) Social Media
4 14 (5.32%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.90%) VLE
6 4 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) MPEG
9 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.46%) Linux
2 7 (2.66%) Android
2 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.14%) Windows
4 2 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (38.02%) Web Development
2 74 (28.14%) Front End Development
3 69 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.63%) MVC
5 47 (17.87%) E-Commerce
6 43 (16.35%) Mentoring
7 27 (10.27%) Digital Marketing
8 25 (9.51%) Content Management
9 24 (9.13%) OOP
9 24 (9.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (8.75%) OO
11 22 (8.37%) SEO
12 19 (7.22%) OO PHP
13 17 (6.46%) Project Management
14 16 (6.08%) Open Source
15 14 (5.32%) TDD
16 13 (4.94%) Time Management
16 13 (4.94%) Web Design
17 10 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 217 (82.51%) JavaScript
2 211 (80.23%) PHP
3 27 (10.27%) C#
4 18 (6.84%) ES6
5 15 (5.70%) Ruby
6 13 (4.94%) Java
7 12 (4.56%) SQL
8 10 (3.80%) Python
9 6 (2.28%) PHP 5
9 6 (2.28%) PHP 7
10 5 (1.90%) C++
11 4 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) CFML
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (15.97%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.38%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) WCAG
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Ansible
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (9.13%) Adobe
2 15 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.42%) Google
4 8 (3.04%) PayPal
5 7 (2.66%) Zend
6 6 (2.28%) WooCommerce
7 5 (1.90%) Blackboard
7 5 (1.90%) Omniture
8 3 (1.14%) BuddyPress
8 3 (1.14%) Twitter
9 2 (0.76%) Capita
9 2 (0.76%) Facebook
9 2 (0.76%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) OpenText
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore