Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 272 391
Rank change year-on-year -41 +119 -62
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 245 303 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 1.04% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 5.68% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 204 285 212
South East median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +18.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,625 £52,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%

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 5,011 5,336 6,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.91% 18.33% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,213 4,485 5,999
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £65,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 85 £40,000 +25.00% 12
Thames Valley -13 71 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Berkshire +28 36 £40,000 +25.98% 2
East Sussex -74 36 £35,000 -17.65% 10
Surrey +15 24 £40,000 -2.44%
Oxfordshire -48 20 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £33,750 +22.73% 8
Kent +11 10 £29,500 -15.71% 11
West Sussex +1 10 £35,750 +2.14% 3
Isle of Wight - 9 - -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 175 (71.43%) PHP
2 167 (68.16%) JavaScript
3 163 (66.53%) HTML
4 144 (58.78%) CSS
5 133 (54.29%) Web Development
6 102 (41.63%) Marketing
7 95 (38.78%) CMS
8 91 (37.14%) jQuery
9 73 (29.80%) HTML5
10 68 (27.76%) MySQL
11 63 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (25.71%) Laravel
12 62 (25.31%) CSS3
13 59 (24.08%) SEO
14 49 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
15 48 (19.59%) Symfony
16 47 (19.18%) Git (software)
17 45 (18.37%) Ajax
18 43 (17.55%) Sass
19 41 (16.73%) AngularJS
19 41 (16.73%) React
19 41 (16.73%) Drupal
20 35 (14.29%) Finance
20 35 (14.29%) LAMP
20 35 (14.29%) User Experience
21 34 (13.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 33 (13.47%) Ruby
23 31 (12.65%) MVC
23 31 (12.65%) Photoshop
24 30 (12.24%) OO

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 95 (38.78%) CMS
2 41 (16.73%) Drupal
3 15 (6.12%) Apache
3 15 (6.12%) Joomla!
4 12 (4.90%) Confluence
4 12 (4.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (4.49%) ExpressionEngine
5 11 (4.49%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.45%) nginx
8 5 (2.04%) Kentico
9 3 (1.22%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.22%) IIS
9 3 (1.22%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.82%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.82%) MODX
11 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.41%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.41%) TYPO3
Applications
1 31 (12.65%) Photoshop
2 27 (11.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.27%) InDesign
5 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.82%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Magento
2 6 (2.45%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.63%) Shopify
4 2 (0.82%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.35%) Google Analytics
2 14 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.67%) MailChimp
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.04%) GitHub
5 5 (2.04%) npm
6 4 (1.63%) Office 365
6 4 (1.63%) Zapier
7 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.22%) G Suite
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.82%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) AdWords
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) SMS
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) SMTP
3 1 (0.41%) SSH
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.76%) MySQL
2 18 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.67%) MariaDB
3 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.04%) GIS
5 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.22%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (1.22%) Power BI
7 2 (0.82%) Endeca
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 47 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.57%) Subversion
3 14 (5.71%) JIRA
4 12 (4.90%) gulp
5 9 (3.67%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.67%) Dreamweaver
6 8 (3.27%) webpack
7 5 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.63%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.63%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.63%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.63%) Visual Composer
9 3 (1.22%) Grunt
10 1 (0.41%) Babel
10 1 (0.41%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.41%) Webistrano
General
1 102 (41.63%) Marketing
2 35 (14.29%) Finance
3 12 (4.90%) Retail
4 11 (4.49%) Publishing
5 10 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.86%) Brand Awareness
7 6 (2.45%) Automotive
8 5 (2.04%) Billing
9 4 (1.63%) Legal
10 3 (1.22%) Advertising
10 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.82%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (71.43%) Developer
2 73 (29.80%) PHP Developer
3 68 (27.76%) Web Developer
4 25 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (8.16%) Account Manager
5 20 (8.16%) Client Services Manager
5 20 (8.16%) Digital Account Manager
5 20 (8.16%) WordPress Developer
6 19 (7.76%) Client Account Manager
6 19 (7.76%) Service Manager
7 16 (6.53%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.12%) Junior
9 13 (5.31%) Junior Developer
10 12 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.49%) PHP Web Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Designer
12 10 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.67%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (66.53%) HTML
2 144 (58.78%) CSS
3 91 (37.14%) jQuery
4 73 (29.80%) HTML5
5 63 (25.71%) Laravel
6 62 (25.31%) CSS3
7 48 (19.59%) Symfony
8 45 (18.37%) Ajax
9 43 (17.55%) Sass
10 41 (16.73%) AngularJS
10 41 (16.73%) React
11 35 (14.29%) LAMP
12 34 (13.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (12.24%) CakePHP
14 16 (6.53%) JSON
14 16 (6.53%) SOAP
14 16 (6.53%) Web Services
14 16 (6.53%) XML
15 15 (6.12%) Node.js
15 15 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.29%) User Experience
2 29 (11.84%) Social Media
3 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.27%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.27%) Life Science
5 7 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.22%) Tandem
8 3 (1.22%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.41%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Photography
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.80%) Linux
2 7 (2.86%) Android
2 7 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.41%) Debian
4 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.29%) Web Development
2 63 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (24.08%) SEO
4 49 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 31 (12.65%) MVC
6 30 (12.24%) OO
7 29 (11.84%) Front End Development
8 28 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.61%) OOP
10 24 (9.80%) Web Design
11 20 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.35%) Analytics
13 18 (7.35%) Content Management
13 18 (7.35%) OO PHP
13 18 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (6.53%) Project Management
15 15 (6.12%) Adaptive Web Design
15 15 (6.12%) B2B
15 15 (6.12%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 175 (71.43%) PHP
2 167 (68.16%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.47%) Ruby
4 26 (10.61%) Python
5 25 (10.20%) Java
6 20 (8.16%) SQL
7 7 (2.86%) C#
8 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.63%) C
9 4 (1.63%) ES6
10 3 (1.22%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.82%) C++
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) Rust
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) LXC
1 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
2 2 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.41%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (10.20%) Google
2 19 (7.76%) Adobe
3 18 (7.35%) Zend
4 13 (5.31%) Sitecore
5 11 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.67%) WooCommerce
7 8 (3.27%) OutSystems
8 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.22%) Xero
10 2 (0.82%) ATG
10 2 (0.82%) Demandware
10 2 (0.82%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.82%) hybris
10 2 (0.82%) Marketo
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle
10 2 (0.82%) Pardot
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.82%) Twitter
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.41%) VMware