Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 306 372
Rank change year-on-year +7 +66 -30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 288 270 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.90% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 4.95% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 218 257
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,625 £45,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5,435 5,453 7,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.16% 18.17% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,610 4,594 6,561
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +9 92 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Thames Valley -2 92 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Berkshire +10 48 £40,000 - 13
Surrey +30 40 £40,000 +77.78% 8
East Sussex -43 30 £28,500 -32.94% 9
Oxfordshire -36 25 £40,000 +14.29% 5
West Sussex +18 24 £32,250 -14.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Kent -7 6 £22,500 -36.62% 7
Isle of Wight - 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 226 (78.47%) PHP
2 219 (76.04%) JavaScript
3 213 (73.96%) HTML
4 204 (70.83%) CSS
5 153 (53.13%) Web Development
6 123 (42.71%) MySQL
7 120 (41.67%) CMS
8 115 (39.93%) jQuery
9 94 (32.64%) Marketing
10 81 (28.13%) Laravel
11 75 (26.04%) HTML5
12 69 (23.96%) Front End Development
13 60 (20.83%) Sass
14 58 (20.14%) CSS3
14 58 (20.14%) Drupal
15 57 (19.79%) AngularJS
16 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (18.40%) Git (software)
17 53 (18.40%) MVC
18 48 (16.67%) SEO
19 47 (16.32%) E-Commerce
20 46 (15.97%) Digital Marketing
21 44 (15.28%) React
22 36 (12.50%) Magento
23 34 (11.81%) Degree
23 34 (11.81%) Joomla!
24 32 (11.11%) User Experience
25 30 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 30 (10.42%) Adobe
25 30 (10.42%) LAMP

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
1 120 (41.67%) CMS
2 58 (20.14%) Drupal
3 34 (11.81%) Joomla!
4 23 (7.99%) Apache
5 17 (5.90%) nginx
6 13 (4.51%) EPiServer
7 8 (2.78%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.74%) Confluence
9 5 (1.74%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (1.74%) IIS
10 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.04%) SilverStripe
10 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Kentico
12 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.35%) JBoss
12 1 (0.35%) MODX
12 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 24 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.39%) SketchUp
5 3 (1.04%) InDesign
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (12.50%) Magento
2 6 (2.08%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.04%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.60%) Google Analytics
2 17 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.86%) GitHub
4 8 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.78%) CloudFront
5 7 (2.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (2.43%) Route 53
6 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.39%) MailChimp
8 4 (1.39%) Sage Pay
9 3 (1.04%) AdWords
9 3 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.69%) G Suite
10 2 (0.69%) Veeva
11 1 (0.35%) Akamai
11 1 (0.35%) Office 365
11 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) DNS
2 5 (1.74%) Internet
2 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.04%) FTP
3 3 (1.04%) HTTP
3 3 (1.04%) SMTP
3 3 (1.04%) SSH
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (42.71%) MySQL
2 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.21%) MariaDB
4 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) GIS
7 2 (0.69%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.64%) Subversion
3 20 (6.94%) gulp
4 7 (2.43%) Grunt
5 6 (2.08%) webpack
6 5 (1.74%) JIRA
7 3 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.04%) Xcode
8 2 (0.69%) Babel
8 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.35%) Firebug
9 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (32.64%) Marketing
2 21 (7.29%) Finance
3 9 (3.13%) Advertising
4 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.74%) Publishing
6 4 (1.39%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (1.39%) Games
7 3 (1.04%) Billing
7 3 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 226 (78.47%) Developer
2 122 (42.36%) PHP Developer
3 83 (28.82%) Web Developer
4 46 (15.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (9.72%) PHP Web Developer
6 26 (9.03%) WordPress Developer
7 23 (7.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (6.25%) Junior
8 18 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 18 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.90%) Designer
9 17 (5.90%) Junior Developer
10 15 (5.21%) Account Manager
10 15 (5.21%) Client Services Manager
10 15 (5.21%) Digital Account Manager
11 14 (4.86%) Backend Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Web Designer
13 12 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
14 11 (3.82%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (73.96%) HTML
2 204 (70.83%) CSS
3 115 (39.93%) jQuery
4 81 (28.13%) Laravel
5 75 (26.04%) HTML5
6 60 (20.83%) Sass
7 58 (20.14%) CSS3
8 57 (19.79%) AngularJS
9 44 (15.28%) React
10 30 (10.42%) LAMP
10 30 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (9.38%) Symfony
12 25 (8.68%) Ajax
13 23 (7.99%) XML
14 21 (7.29%) Node.js
15 20 (6.94%) JSON
16 18 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
17 16 (5.56%) .NET
17 16 (5.56%) REST
18 15 (5.21%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.11%) User Experience
2 28 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 28 (9.72%) Social Media
3 25 (8.68%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.13%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.74%) VLE
8 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.39%) HTC Vive
8 4 (1.39%) Life Science
8 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.04%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.72%) Linux
2 14 (4.86%) Windows
3 6 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.74%) Android
4 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) CentOS
5 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.35%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (53.13%) Web Development
2 69 (23.96%) Front End Development
3 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.40%) MVC
5 48 (16.67%) SEO
6 47 (16.32%) E-Commerce
7 46 (15.97%) Digital Marketing
8 29 (10.07%) Mentoring
9 27 (9.38%) OO
10 24 (8.33%) OOP
11 23 (7.99%) OO PHP
12 20 (6.94%) Analytics
13 19 (6.60%) Web Design
14 18 (6.25%) Content Management
15 17 (5.90%) Wireframes
16 15 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (5.21%) Time Management
17 14 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 226 (78.47%) PHP
2 219 (76.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.03%) Ruby
4 24 (8.33%) SQL
5 23 (7.99%) Python
6 21 (7.29%) Java
7 17 (5.90%) ES6
8 9 (3.13%) C#
8 9 (3.13%) PHP 5
9 6 (2.08%) PHP 7
9 6 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.04%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (11.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Ansible
1 2 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (10.42%) Adobe
2 28 (9.72%) Google
3 16 (5.56%) Zend
4 10 (3.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.43%) WooCommerce
6 5 (1.74%) Blackboard
6 5 (1.74%) Omniture
6 5 (1.74%) PayPal
7 4 (1.39%) Cisco
7 4 (1.39%) Juniper
7 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.39%) VMware
8 3 (1.04%) Capita
8 3 (1.04%) Twitter
9 2 (0.69%) Facebook
9 2 (0.69%) Hootsuite
9 2 (0.69%) SAP
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com